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  6/17/2018 1:41:00 AM
U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson and the interpretation of rules. Mickelson’s behavior on 13 touched off a firestorm of discussions about interpretation, intent and integrity.
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  6/16/2018 11:59:00 PM
U.S. Open: The bizarre ramifications to the USGA’s controversi. The USGA effectively endorsed Phil Mickelson’s hockey-style strategy with its decision to penalize, rather than disqualify, Phil Mickelson on Saturday. That could open a strange door going forward.
  6/16/2018 11:23:00 PM
U.S. Open: An inside-the-ropes account of the Mickelson ruling . Phil Mickelson had seemingly done it all, but this was altogether different. Here’s an inside-the-ropes account of the putt, the ruling and the ramifications.
  6/16/2018 10:45:00 PM
U.S. Open: For a moment Saturday, Phil Mickelson demeaned the game. You could say that this moment was Phil Mickelson taking the middle finger off his gloved hand and raising it high to the perfect sky of a fine June day.
  6/16/2018 9:48:00 PM
Phil Mickelson hits ball in motion, uses Rules to his advantage at Shinnecock. Phil Mickelson took center stage on the 13th hole Saturday when he chased down a putt he hit, and hit the ball again while it was in motion. He earned a 2-shot penalty, but could have very well been DQ’d.
  6/16/2018 9:21:00 PM
Some pros say Phil Mickelson should be DQ’d from U.S. Open for his controversial. U.S. Open tournament officials were lenient with Phil Mickelson following his U.S. Open putting fiasco, but other observers believe the punishment should have been harsher, including some pro golfers.
  6/16/2018 7:59:00 AM
GAP: 118th Philadelphia Am final is Wall vs. Mason. 
Recent Editor Picks
  6/14/2018 10:48:00 PM
Trump: Chinese company awarded Trump golf course development deal. 
  6/14/2018 11:43:00 AM
Taxpayers will foot $60,000 bill for golf carts when Trump plays Bedminster . 
  6/14/2018 11:14:00 AM
U.S. Open: Live Scoring. 
  6/14/2018 1:37:00 AM
GAP: Resurgent Mason advances to 118th Philadelphia Am quarterfinals. 
  6/13/2018 10:51:00 PM
Plan to renovate Cobbs Creek GC gets a hearing in City Council. 
  6/13/2018 9:38:00 PM
PGA of America president Paul Levy arrested for DUI in California. Paul Levy, the president of the PGA of America, was arrested and charged with a DUI on June 7 in California, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s office.
  6/13/2018 9:08:00 PM
Need a trim, Tiger? Meet the barbers cutting hair in the players’ locker room at. Meet the U.S. Open barbers who are snipping, trimming and shaping the coifs and mops of the world’s best golfers. 
  6/13/2018 11:04:00 AM
GAP: Fieldstone’s Rucinski medals 118th Philadelphia Am qualifier. 
  6/13/2018 9:36:00 AM
Day mocks Tiger’s old ’MC Hammer pants’. On a tip from Jason Day, we dug up some images of Tiger Woods sporting some delightfully billowy, pleated pants from 2004.
  6/13/2018 9:35:00 AM
Taylormade CEO talks U.S. Open, golf equipment on CNBC. 
  6/13/2018 9:29:00 AM
ECCO accuses Skechers of stealing soles, files patent infringement suit. 
  6/12/2018 4:42:00 PM
U.S. Open: Dan Jenkins doesn’t like the new 2-hole sudden death. 
  6/12/2018 4:32:00 PM
U.S. Open: The one strategic way Fox has scaled back its coverage. Mark Loomis hasn’t shied from the criticism lobbed at his still-young Fox Sports golf broadcast team. There’s been plenty to go around in these early years, and Loomis, Fox’s executive producer for golf, has tried to listen to it all.

“But forget what’s written. I walk into the locker room at Winged Foot and I get destroyed,” Loomis, who maintains a 3.4 index at the storied Mamaroneck, N.Y. club. “I’m like, ‘I just want to play golf, guys.’ ”
  6/12/2018 4:01:00 PM
U.S. Open: Lefty’s 0-for-26 in Opens, yet remains optimistic. Phil Mickelson is not burdened by his near-misses over the years in the U.S. Open. To him, this week simply presents yet another opportunity to ace the test.
  6/12/2018 4:01:00 PM
U.S. Open: Everything you need to know about the year’s second major. Take a look at some answers to frequently asked questions about the United States Open Championship, which is being played this week:
  6/12/2018 4:01:00 PM
The day the USGA lost Shinnecock Hills. For two days, the 2004 U.S. Open was a thing of beauty. And then the weekend arrived, where a difficult Saturday gave way to a near-unplayable Sunday.
  6/12/2018 4:01:00 PM
How bad is U.S. Open traffic on Long Island? Tiger Woods says players could miss. The USGA anticipated heavy traffic in the area surrounding Shinnecock Hills during U.S. Open week. But not anything like this.
  6/12/2018 4:00:00 PM
Charges files against Grandview GC after accusations of racial profiling. 
  6/12/2018 3:51:00 PM
Trump: Trump opens new clubhouse amid big bet on the golf business. 
  6/12/2018 8:43:00 AM
GAP: Live Scoring: 118th Philadelphia Amateur. 
  6/12/2018 8:41:00 AM
GAP: Whitemarsh Valley hosting 118th Philadelphia Amateur. 
  6/11/2018 11:31:00 AM
Tiger, Spieth play U.S. Open practice round Sunday; players try to get used to S. "It’s back to being a pure U.S. Open with serious discipline in your iron play," said McDowell, the 2010 Open champion at Pebble Beach.
  6/11/2018 10:14:00 AM
Sale of DuPont Country Club closes. 
  6/11/2018 10:10:00 AM
Long-sleeve Mickelson shirts on sale to public. Shirt manufacturer Mizzen + Main has reportedly rolled out a Phil Mickelson collection of long-sleeve, button-down shirts like those Lefty has worn on the course this year.
  6/11/2018 9:26:00 AM
The subtle ingredients of the best golf clubs. It’s all about understatement, plus the plate-sized shower heads at Merion and Pine Valley, the snapper soup at Pine Valley, the metal lockers at Merion.

In this essay by Guy Yocum in Golf World, he gets to the essence of what makes the super elite clubs -- Shinnecock, Cypress, Oakmont, Cypress, Seminole, et al -- the special places they are.

"The golf course always is central, of course, which is why the usual suspects on every course—Chicago Golf Club, Seminole, National Golf Links, etc.—are so hard to unseat from the top of every course-ranking," writes Yocum. "But the secret sauce is the hundred human-enacted touches. Always, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."
  6/11/2018 9:13:00 AM
Tiger Woods has not won a major for 10 years... so why do we even care any more?. 
  6/11/2018 7:35:00 AM
How Tiger Woods limped his way to improbable 2008 U.S. Open win. Ten years from his last major title, it’s time to look back on how Tiger won the 2008 U.S. Open on a broken leg.
  6/11/2018 1:10:00 AM
U.S. Ope: Everything you need to know about Shinnecock Hills. One of Long Island’s crown jewel golf courses, Shinnecock Hills takes center stage this week as the host of the 2018 U.S. Open. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about the course. 
  6/10/2018 10:13:00 AM
Is the U.S. Open the one major Tiger Woods cannot win again?. He certainly thinks he can win this week at Shinnecock Hills. But the demands of a U.S. Open -- accuracy, avoiding big mistakes -- have others wondering.
  6/9/2018 9:09:00 AM
Why aren’t there more golfers on Forbes’ highest-paid athletes list?. 
  6/9/2018 1:10:00 AM
’I WON!’: Rickie Fowler proposes to girlfriend Allison Stokke on the beach. Rickie Fowler announced his engagement to girlfriend Allison Stokke via two Instagram photos showing the proposal on an unnamed beach.
  6/8/2018 11:04:00 AM
South Dakota golfer dies after rattlesnake bite while looking for ball. 
  6/8/2018 10:59:00 AM
Golfweek ranks Oakmont 2nd, Merion 3rd among all 50 U.S. Open courses. 
  6/7/2018 11:49:00 AM
Johnny McDermott: America’s greatest forgotten golfer. On the eve of the U.S. Open, the latest to write about Johnny McDermott is Steve Eubanks in the Global Golf Post.

  6/7/2018 11:24:00 AM
Sen. Hughes defends 5 women who allege discrimination at Grandview GC. 
  6/7/2018 10:57:00 AM
GAP: Overbrook’s Oscar Mestre wins Chapman. 
  6/7/2018 10:37:00 AM
U.S. Open: Sectional results: Who’s in, who’s out. The U.S. Open field is set, with 12 different 36-hole sectional qualifiers determining the final names who are now headed to Shinnecock Hills.
  6/7/2018 10:28:00 AM
Report: Tiger staying on his yacht at U.S. Open. Tiger Woods will have no need for a hotel or a rental home in the Hamptons. Per a report, he’s already docked his own yacht.
  6/7/2018 10:28:00 AM
Scott makes cut on number, advances to U.S. Open. Adam Scott’s major championship start streak is alive. He’s heading to the U.S. Open after squeezing through sectional qualifying,
  6/7/2018 10:27:00 AM
U.S. Open: USGA almost always gets the reaction it wants out of players. 
  6/6/2018 9:06:00 PM
Trump has floated round of golf with Kim Jong Un if summit goes well. 
  6/6/2018 3:31:00 PM
Shinnecock Hills: Take a tour of the 2018 U.S. Open host course. The 2018 U.S. Open is heading to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on Long Island, a course that has hosted four previous U.S. Opens, including the second one in 1896. Take a full tour of the iconic course here.
  6/6/2018 1:15:00 PM
Police release details on crash involving Bud Cauley. A report released Tuesday about the crash involving Bud Cauley says the car went off the right side of the road, hit a culvert and went airborne before striking a large tree
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club. As the U.S. Open heads to Shinnecock Hills, Whitemarsh Valley CC prepares to host GAP’s 118th Philadelphia Amateur Championship.
  6/5/2018 8:34:00 PM
Holly Sonders pokes fun at self after embarrassing on-air goof. If you tuned in for U.S. Open sectional qualifying coverage on FS1, you may have found yourself thinking, ’Did Holly Sonders just say what I think she said?’
  6/4/2018 10:17:00 PM
Stu Ingraham tops U.S. Senior Open qualifying. 
  6/4/2018 7:29:00 PM
19 players you won’t believe aren’t exempt for the U.S. Open. Marathon Monday has arrived, as U.S. Open hopefuls try to advance out of their sectional qualifying sites to play in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
  6/4/2018 4:23:00 PM
U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying: Adam Scott, Steve Stricker, Keegan Bradley among. The 2018 U.S. Open field became much clearer Monday as sectional qualifying took place all over the country.
  6/4/2018 3:23:00 PM
USGA debuts new playoff format. The U.S. Women’s Open featured the first appearance of the new two-hole playoff system employed by the USGA at all Open tournaments. The Tour Confidential team weighs in on whether they like the new system.
  6/4/2018 3:06:00 PM
Discovery signs $2 billion deal to broadcast PGA Tour events outside U.S.. The deal announced Monday is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It’s the PGA Tour’s latest effort to expand its fan base around the world.
  6/4/2018 2:21:00 PM
Police called after a man was beaten with a putter on Oklahoma golf course. An argument on a golf course in Oklahoma got ugly this week, escalating to the point that one man was sent to the hospital with three staples and 10 stitches in his head.
  6/4/2018 11:40:00 AM
Woods misses five putts inside 8 feet in round of 67. After a brief session with the media following a second-round 67, Tiger Woods headed straight for the putting green at Muirfield Village.
  6/4/2018 11:35:00 AM
Insufficient H-2B visa seasonal workers an issue for golf courses. 
  6/4/2018 11:28:00 AM
Retired Missouri man playing every course in state. 
  6/3/2018 10:58:00 PM
Ariya Jutanugarn loses huge lead, yet rebounds to win U.S. Women’s Open in playo. Ariya Jutanugarn had a huge lead, completely lost it and then prevailed on the fourth hole of a playoff to win a dramatic U.S. Women’s Open.
  6/3/2018 8:11:00 PM
’I can’t believe I did it’: Bryson DeChambeau birdies second playoff hole to win. Bryson DeChambeau made a birdie on the second playoff hole to beat Byeong Hun An and win the Memorial Tournament on Sunday at Muirfield Village.
  6/3/2018 6:27:00 PM
Golf trips can produce a lifetime of memories. 
  6/2/2018 11:56:00 PM
Justin Thomas says Bud Cauley ’doing a lot better’ after Friday car accident at . "He was doing good yesterday. It calmed me a lot of after seeing him. I couldn’t hit a shot, couldn’t play a hole without thinking about him," Thomas said.
  6/2/2018 1:26:00 AM
Sarah Jane Smith leads weather-delayed U.S. Women’s Open. Sarah Jane Smith outpaced the thunderstorms and the rest of the field at the U.S. Women’s Open. The Australian extended her lead to four strokes after a second straight 5-under 67 Friday at Shoal Creek. 
  6/1/2018 1:43:00 PM
MLB Hall of Famer John Smoltz wins three-way playoff to qualify for U.S. Senior . Three places were up for grabs in the 18-hole qualifier at Planterra Ridge Golf Club in Peachtree City, Georgia, and John Smoltz grabbed one of them.
  5/31/2018 8:17:00 PM
Nothing was easy for the daughter of a rowdy Tour caddie, but Sierra Duplantis s. The daughter of caddie Steve Duplantis was exposed to the game as a little girl. The game, in her case, was survival against long odds. And she aced it.
  5/31/2018 4:02:00 PM
The anatomy of a one-week Jason Dufner hat deal. Jason Dufner is famously without a hat deal — but not this week. Here’s how one Ohio company made Dufner’s Memorial lids.
  5/31/2018 2:22:00 PM
Woods heads to Shinnecock for U.S. Open prep. While Tiger Woods will return at the Memorial Tournament, he spent his Memorial Day getting a sneak peek at next month’s U.S. Open venue.
  5/31/2018 10:21:00 AM
Peyton Manning once trash-talked Tiger Woods mercilessly. 
  5/30/2018 9:07:00 PM
Cop-caller denies racism toward black golfers. In recordings of the conversation, a man who called the police on black golfers told a dispatcher, "We’re not being racist. We’re being golf course management."
  5/30/2018 6:45:00 PM
Here’s why Peyton Manning used to call ’Tiger’ and ’Phil’ as snap counts. "Nobody could figure out what we were saying. We’d say it a lot: ’Tiger, Tiger, Phil, Phil,’ but they could never figure it out.
  5/30/2018 4:06:00 PM
Tiger Woods on shooting 85: ’I didn’t want to have anyone watch me play’. Sadly, Tiger Woods remembers the last time he was at the Memorial. In 2015, he shot a career-worst 85 and finished in last place -- by 8 shots.
  5/30/2018 1:42:00 PM
Mark Parson of Harbor Pines, in final group, wins $100,000 Haverford PGA Classic. Playing in the last group of the day, Mark Parson of Harbor Pines GC, birdied three of the final five holes to shoot 5-under 67 and win the 22nd Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic by two shots.

Parson, in his first win in the Philadelphia PGA Section, came from behind to eclipse three players who had already posted 3-under 69s at Sunnybrook GC in Plymouth Meeting.

PGA Section photo
  5/29/2018 8:28:00 AM
LIVE SCORING: Haverford PGA Classic. 
  5/29/2018 12:23:00 AM
Tiger Woods visits Shinnecock Hills in advance of U.S. Open. Tiger Woods visited Shinnecock hills to preview the course over Memorial Day weekend in advance of the U.S. Open. Woods was competitive at Shinnecock in 2004, finishing tied for 17th.
Sunnybrook Golf Club. Sunnybrook GC in Plymouth Meeting, a William Gordon design, is the host venue for the 22nd Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic, where the winner walks away with a check $100,000 -- the largest payday for any event in the country for club professionals.
  5/28/2018 5:22:00 PM
Nobody wants to think about where Tiger was a year ago. You could make the case that the year since Tiger Woods’s Memorial Day arrest has been the most remarkable of his life. 
  5/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - By PGA Section Staff
$100,000 winner’s check on line for Haverford PGA Classic. With the largest winner’s check for any event held across the PGA of America’s 41 sections, the 22nd annual Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic returns to Sunnybrook GC on May 29. A field of 138 PGA Professionals from the Philadelphia section will vie for the first-place $100,000 prize.

The invitational tournament, conceived by founder of The Haverford Trust Company, George Connell, has emerged as a keystone event on the Philadelphia PGA calendar.

  5/28/2018 3:11:00 PM
Does the USGA need to bulk up on its course selection?. Brooks Koepka beat Erin Hills into submission last year. Should the USGA be looking at more difficult courses in order maintain their mantra of providing the toughest test in golf?
  5/26/2018 7:52:00 AM
Valley Forge Invitational: Round 2 highlights. 
  5/25/2018 9:12:00 AM
Valley Forge Invitational: Live leaderboard. 
  5/25/2018 9:07:00 AM
Valley Forge Invitational: Round 1 highlights at Raven’s Claw. 
  5/25/2018 9:04:00 AM
Storylines: Valley Forge Invitational at Raven’s Claw. 
Raven’s Claw Golf Club. Raven’s Claw, the popular Ed Shearon designed-course in Pottstown, is the host this week of the Valley Forge Invitational on the Symetra Tour, the developmental tour for the LPGA.
  5/24/2018 9:06:00 AM
Not winter, not rain could dim Raven’s Claw prep for Valley Forge Invitational. 
  5/24/2018 9:01:00 AM
Raven’s Claw is ready for its close-up at Valley Forge Invitational. 
  5/24/2018 8:56:00 AM
GAP: Grady, Hyland share lead after Day 1 of Mid-Am. 
  5/24/2018 8:51:00 AM
Valley Forge Invitational information, details. 
  5/24/2018 8:34:00 AM
Talamore’s Isabella DiLisio excited to be in field of Valley Forge Invitational. POTTSTOWN, Pa. — She just finished her junior year at the Notre Dame and amateur Isabella DiLisio of Hatfield is now getting ready to compete in the Valley Forge Invitational at Raven’s Claw GC from May 24-26, her first Symetra Tour event.

“I’ve been looking forward to this ever since I got the invite, like six months ago or so,” said DiLisio. “This is my first professional event. I think it’s a great way to start off my maybe eventual professional career.”

“I’ve been taking it all in, looking at what everyone is doing. It’s cool seeing how they live and has been nice for me because it’s helping me figure out if that’s what I want to do after school.”
  5/23/2018 10:04:00 AM
PGA Tour video game will get new look with EA Sports out as official partner. 
  5/23/2018 10:00:00 AM
For Lafayette Hill’s Emily Gimpel, finding success in pro golf is challenging. 
  5/22/2018 5:33:00 PM
Anonymous bidder to caddie for Tiger Woods following $50k donation. What would you pay to be on Wood’s bag for the day?
  5/22/2018 3:11:00 PM - By trinity forest
Tour sites in Texas hit, miss golf’s needs. Trinity Forest was built to host the PGA Tour. It is an arena for entertainment and probably will succeed in that goal.

Take away the PGA Tour connection, however, and this project got the same things wrong that developers and architects have gotten wrong for the past 30 years, which has pushed golf perilously closer to endangered-species status.

Golf needs low-maintenance, fast-play golf courses. Trinity Forest is a high-maintenance, slow-play golf course.

  5/22/2018 1:24:00 PM
Move over, Tiger Woods: Get ready for Tour courses on ’The Golf Club 19’. The days of "Tiger Woods PGA Tour" video games are long gone and HB Studios has reached an agreement with the PGA Tour dictating what’s next.
  5/22/2018 8:58:00 AM
A giant of the game passes - Remembering Carol Mann. 
  5/22/2018 8:54:00 AM
Ready to Play Golf service helps golfers find perfect playing partners. 
  5/22/2018 8:47:00 AM
Our third annual ranking of the biggest names in sports. To find the 100 most famous athletes in the world, we started with 600 of the biggest names in sports, drawn from 68 countries. ESPN’s Sports Analytics Group then ranked them based on a proprietary formula that took into account three fame factors.
  5/22/2018 8:35:00 AM
Bidder pays $50,000 to caddie for Woods. Someone has paid $50,000 to caddie for Tiger Woods at this year’s Hero World Challenge. At least it’s for charity, though.
  5/22/2018 8:35:00 AM
Watch: Guy picks up ball, drops ball, drinks beer. Slick McLonghorn got himself some time TV time at the Byron Nelson when he decided to field barehand a grounder off the bat of Brian Gay.
  5/22/2018 8:35:00 AM
Cut Line: Betting on golf’s future. Everyone’s looking ahead this week, to golf’s future with gambling, to the upcoming PGA Tour schedule, and to where the distance debate leads.
  5/22/2018 3:20:00 AM
Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho gets redemption from near miss in 2017 by taking 2. A runner-up finish at the 2017 NCAA Women’s Championship, after being up two with two holes to play, helped fuel Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho to the 2018 title
  5/21/2018 7:31:00 PM
Lucas Glover’s private struggle is a reminder that golfers are human, too. The news of unrest within Lucas Glover’s family served as reminder that golfers are subject to the same challenges as everyone else.
  5/21/2018 5:36:00 PM
Fancy footwear: 6 amazing pairs of golf shoes you probably can’t afford. When Mark Twain called golf "a good walk, spoiled," we bet he’d never had the pleasure of plying the fairways in the spendiest golf shoes money could buy.
  5/21/2018 3:39:00 PM
Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Fame member and extraordinary ambassador of gol. Carol Mann, a World Golf Hall of Fame member and extraordinary ambassador of golf, has died
  5/18/2018 9:07:00 AM
Gunman at Trump National-Doral taken into custody, shots fired in lobby. 
  5/18/2018 8:47:00 AM
NGF’s Golf Industry Report shows sport’s evolution. The National Golf Foundation released its annual Golf Industry Report and this year extended its focus outside the traditional on-course arena.
  5/18/2018 12:09:00 AM
Report: Stephen Curry in talks to host a PGA Tour event. According to a report, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is working toward hosting a PGA Tour event.
  5/17/2018 9:02:00 PM
Shaquille O’Neal’s Isleworth mansion is up for sale and it’s as ’Shaq-alicious’ . He wasn’t known for golf, but for many year Shaq lived in the exclusive gated golf community. But now he’s moving out, and his pad can be yours for a cool $28 million. 
  5/17/2018 2:25:00 PM
U.S. Open local qualifier in Alaska is, well, different . U.S. Open local qualifier in Alaska is, well, different (the winner prepared by hitting a lot of 90-yard shots in a dome)
  5/17/2018 12:06:00 AM
’My wife has gone crazy’: 911 call sheds new light on Lucas Glover’s alleged cla. Days after an altercation between his wife and mother, Lucas Glover’s discussion with a 911 operator adds further context to the hazy situation.
  5/16/2018 9:00:00 PM
Saquon Barkley has Tiger Woods’ biceps for thighs. New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley is going viral for his ridiculous golf physique.
  5/16/2018 8:18:00 PM
The best Coore and Crenshaw golf courses. The 10 best golf courses designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw (as ranked by Golf Digest’s course-ranking panelists)
  5/16/2018 5:05:00 PM
Remembering Doug Ford, former Masters champ and pro golfer who never forgot the . He was no-nonsense and never missed a champions dinner at Augusta. When he found out he was inducted into the Hall of Fame, he said, "It took a little while, but I think it’s great they’re doing this while I’m still alive."
  5/16/2018 3:50:00 PM
Suspected drug smuggler busted with golf-club shafts loaded with cocaine. The suspected drug smuggler was nabbed at Perth Airport with a set of clubs allegedly loaded with a kilo of cocaine.
  5/16/2018 1:35:00 PM
PHOTOS: Golfers brave erupting volcano in Hawaii to sneak in a round. Since May 3, residents of Hawaii’s Big Island have been struggling with the fallout from the recent and ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano. But that didn’t stop a group of golfers from playing a few holes on Tuesday.
  5/16/2018 9:32:00 AM
Local businesses sponsor LPGA tournament at Raven’s Claw. 
  5/16/2018 9:24:00 AM
USGA, R&A seeking public input on distance gains. The R&A and USGA announced Tuesday that they have jointly launched a distance project intended to gather perspective and information from all areas of the game.
  5/16/2018 2:25:00 AM
Doug Ford, two-time major winner and World Golf Hall of Famer, dies at 95. Doug Ford, who won 19 times on the PGA Tour, including the 1955 PGA and 1957 Masters, died on Monday at age 95
  5/16/2018 12:56:00 AM
Paul Tesori, Webb Simpson’s caddie, on how he cost his player more than $5 mil. As a guest on this week’s Golf Digest Podcast, caddie Paul Tesori describes a particularly costly decision he helped making working with Webb Simpson
  5/15/2018 8:16:00 PM
Lucas Glover’s wife arrested for domestic violence; reportedly attacked him . Krista Glover was arrested and charged with domestic battery and resisting arrest on Saturday following the Players Championship.
  5/15/2018 4:27:00 PM
The story behind this New Yorker cover of Donald Trump playing golf. John Cuneo explains the genesis of his Donald Trump New Yorker cover, "The Swamp."
  5/15/2018 1:21:00 PM
12 high school golfers disqualified from Oregon state tournament after scorecard. The confusion stemmed from an error on the tournament-issued scorecard.  
  5/15/2018 1:03:00 PM
USGA/R&A announce distance research project, website. Seeking more input from golf’s stakeholders and insisting a ball rollback is not the focus, the USGA and R&A establish a new project to research distance
  5/15/2018 9:28:00 AM
U.S. Open local qualifying results. U.S. Open local qualifying is underway, with 9,049 players attempting to qualify for the Shinnecock Hills event this summer.
  5/14/2018 9:17:00 PM
Trump’s golf affinity highlighted on unflattering New Yorker cover titled ’The S. Magazines have repeatedly chosen the president’s golf habit as fodder for their covers; the latest example came courtesy of The New Yorker.
  5/14/2018 9:03:00 PM
Jason Dufner fires back at critics of his putting, makes a terrific point. Jason Dufner fires back at critics of his putting at the Players Championship, makes a terrific point
  5/14/2018 8:02:00 PM
Bet on it! Six ways legalized sports gambling will shake up the golf world. From fan engagement to the PGA Tour’s coffers, here’s what legalized sports gambling will mean for golf. For the Supreme Court, the matter of sports gambling has been settled. But for the sports world, golf included, questions remain.
  5/14/2018 7:56:00 PM
What does legalized sports gambling mean for golf fans? 7 key questions answered. What does legalized sports gambling mean for golf fans? 7 key questions answered after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision
  5/14/2018 7:15:00 PM
Tour pro gets mud all over himself for the purpose of this funny instruction vid. Watch this tour pro get really, really dirty as he posts hilarious instruction video about how to escape the water
  5/14/2018 3:26:00 PM
Tour Confidential: Tiger finishes strong, JT new number one. Tiger Woods finished T-11 at the Players in his most complete tournament of the season, while Justin Thomas unseated Dustin Johnson for the title of world number one.
  5/14/2018 2:11:00 AM
Tiger will never be ’back’ ... and that’s OK; this 2018 version of Woods is in s. Tiger Woods did not do enough this weekend, but what he did do was stunning, given where his game was in January, and where his physical self one year ago.
  5/14/2018 12:47:00 AM
PGA Tour set to unveil a drastically altered schedule. Moves of the Players and PGA Championships are only a part of the puzzle that the tour is expected to reveal soon
  5/13/2018 11:33:00 PM
New top dog: Justin Thomas dethrones Dustin Johnson to become new World No. 1. Dustin Johnson’s reign atop the golf world is over. At least for now. Justin Thomas has taken over.
  5/13/2018 12:44:00 AM
Riding the Tiger High: When Woods is rolling, watching him is like a drug. It’s . You found your way to him Saturday morning, didn’t you? If you care about this game, about second chances, about pushing the limits of human potential, you were watching.
  5/11/2018 11:24:00 AM
Trump’s Scottish course bans popular soft drink, locals furious. 
  5/11/2018 11:20:00 AM
Augusta National accepting ticket applications for 2019 Masters. 
  5/11/2018 11:18:00 AM
10 quality public courses in Pennsylvania and Delaware. 
  5/10/2018 9:36:00 AM
U.S. Open: Live scoring from Qualifier at DuPont CC. 
  5/10/2018 9:10:00 AM
Callaway Golf announces $50 mil stock repurchase, dividend. 
  5/9/2018 8:05:00 PM
Players Championship 2018: Why a move back to March is the right call. A March date for Players helps restore the tournament’s original identity.
  5/9/2018 3:11:00 PM
Golfers, coaches out with bizarre virus at NCAA regional. A college golf regional has taken a bizarre turn for for the worse this week as a virus swept through the competition, afflicting multiple teams.
  5/9/2018 2:25:00 PM
The origin of the stinger: How Tiger stole his dad’s one-iron and learned his pa. Tiger Woods gave the media a brief history lesson of the shot he made famous.
  5/9/2018 9:05:00 AM
Tiger commits to The Open at Carnoustie. Tiger Woods, a three-time winner of the The Open, will seek to hold the Claret Jug for a fourth time at this year’s event at Carnoustie.
  5/8/2018 3:37:00 PM
Volcano Golf & Country Club narrowly avoids lava flow on Hawaii’s Big Island. True to its name, Volcano Golf & Country Club, an 18-hole facility built in 1921, is located within Volcanoes National Park.
  5/8/2018 2:48:00 PM
’I don’t know if he wants a piece of me’: Phil hilariously mocks the hype of his. As you have likely heard (several times) by now, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are paired together for the first two rounds of this week’s Players Championship.
  5/8/2018 10:04:00 AM
Out of the Darkness: How golf helped a teen with depression rediscover purpose. A junior golfer’s battle with depression was apparent in his relationship with golf,
The WAGs Of The PGA Tour. You’ve seen them on TV. They’re the better—and often the better-looking—halves of the PGA Tour stars you like to follow. Now here’s your chance to get to know these wives and girlfriends (WAGs) better.
  5/4/2018 3:44:00 PM
Plans shelved for Tiger Woods-designed golf course in North Carolina. The Cliffs at High Carolina was supposed to feature 1,000 luxury homes and a Tiger Woods-designed golf course. Now, that’s all on hold.
  5/4/2018 3:23:00 PM
What’s Your Handicap, Bret Baier? . The best selling author and chief political correspondent for Fox News talks about the importance of the handicap system, the upcoming U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills and the strangest thing you will find in his golf bag.
  5/4/2018 11:47:00 AM
Thoughts from Gil Hanse on all things Quaker Ridge and Tillinghast. 
  5/4/2018 11:25:00 AM
Aronimink GC attracts major events after historic renovation. After an ambitious course renovation, Aronimink GC is preparing to host the BMW Championship in September. At this penultimate event of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoffs, the top 70 players will compete for 30 spots at the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.

Aronimink didn’t need a restoration project to attract the world’s best golfers—but it’s surely helped. “The course will be much different from what the players saw in 2010 and 2011—more as it was when it first opened in 1928, as Ross intended it,” says Jeff Kiddie, Aronimink’s head pro.
  5/4/2018 12:48:00 AM
’It’s just not for me’: Why the first-round leader at Quail Hollow could retire . Peterson was once a can’t-miss star, but injuries derailed his career. The unlikely Round 1 leader says he may soon retire to spend time with his family.
  5/3/2018 6:02:00 PM
TV station identifies Tiger Woods in the most hilariously obvious way possible. TV station identifies Tiger Woods in the most hilariously obvious way possible during Wells Fargo Championship preview coverage
  5/3/2018 2:42:00 PM
Augusta National begins landscaping project as part of 5th hole renovation. Change is afoot along Old Berckmans Road, which abuts the soon-to-be-lengthened 5th hole at Augusta National.
  5/3/2018 12:45:00 AM
How golf might be the next best medicine in fighting cancer. Recognizing the emotional and physical benefits of exercise, a golfer has championed using golf to help cancer patients
  5/2/2018 7:43:00 PM
Rory McIlroy: "I don’t care about the U.S. Open or Open Championship...everythin. Rory McIlroy told the media on Wednesday at Quail Hollow that it took a few weeks to get over his Masters stumble.
  5/1/2018 6:32:00 PM
15 numbers you need to know about the U.S. golf economy. How many American golfers are there? How about golf courses? We pored over the latest U.S. Golf Economy Report (so you wouldn’t have to) and found these significant digits.
  5/1/2018 5:43:00 PM
WATCH: ’I’m just blown away’: Thomas Bjorn surprises Ryder Cup superfan who wrot. Stephen Atkinson jokingly withdrew his name from European Ryder Cup consideration, but captain Thomas Bjorn had a surprise for the super fan.
  5/1/2018 1:37:00 PM
Tiger Woods has some new irons this week at the Wells Fargo Championship. When Tiger Woods tees it up this week at the Wells Fargo Championship he’ll have some new TaylorMade irons in the bag
  4/30/2018 8:44:00 PM
Tony Romo fails to make it past U.S. Open local qualifying for second consecutiv. Tony Romo fails to make it past U.S. Open local qualifying, shooting five-over-par 77 in Plano, Texas
  4/29/2018 9:19:00 AM
I don’t treat Augusta National like every footstep requires soft piano music. 
  4/27/2018 1:19:00 PM
U.S. Open 2018: 2018 U.S. Open Local and Sectional Qualifying Results. Schedule and Results from sites of the 2018 U.S. Open Local Qualifying and U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying sites
  4/27/2018 9:16:00 AM
PGA Section: Applebrook’s McNabb wins first Section event of season. 
  4/27/2018 9:14:00 AM
GAP: Talamore’s Fireman blazes Mid-Am qualifier on home course. 
  4/27/2018 1:23:00 AM
LPGA Tour star Stacy Lewis is expecting her first child. The 33-year-old LPGA Tour star and husband Gerrod Chadwell announced the pregnancy and Nov. 3 due date in an interview with Golfweek.
  4/26/2018 6:57:00 PM
Critics, stand by: Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee plans return to competitive g. Critics, stand by: Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee plans return to competitive golf
  4/26/2018 6:14:00 PM
Police stop golf course brawl that involved weapons and resulted in broken bones. Police stop golf course brawl in England that stemmed from slow play, involved weapons, and resulted in broken bones
  4/26/2018 4:40:00 PM
Fallout continues from alleged discriminatory incident: "Only crime was being bl. As nationwide attention has focused in on a golf course in York County, Penn., local officials are calling for an investigation into alleged discriminatory behavior.
  4/26/2018 12:18:00 AM
So many young golfers are succeeding on the PGA Tour. Why isn’t Bobby Wyatt one . Bobby Wyatt was an All-American at Alabama, talked about the same way as teammate Justin Thomas, coming out of college. But success has been elusive
  4/24/2018 4:22:00 PM
Golf directly drove $84.1 billion (yes with a ’B’) in U.S. economic activity, ac. On the eve of National Golf Day, the World Golf Foundation’s new U.S. Golf Economy Report cites the game directly driving $84.1 billion in economic activity
  4/24/2018 9:31:00 AM
Aggressive goose takes out golfer. 
  4/24/2018 9:21:00 AM
York, PA. golf club apologizes for calling cops on black women members. A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course.

"I felt we were discriminated against," one of the women, Myneca Ojo, told the York Daily Record. "It was a horrific experience."

Sandra Thompson and four friends met up Saturday to play a round of golf at the Grandview Golf Club, where they are all members, she told the newspaper.
  4/24/2018 8:56:00 AM
New owners spending $18 mil to upgrade DuPont County Club . Family heir Ben duPont and a former DuPont Company executive recently announced they’re not only buying the DuPont Country Club, but also investing millions to spruce it up.

“The experts that I’ve talked to, and I agree with this consensus, say, families are looking for more things to do together over shorter periods of time. So that means 18 holes of golf for dad by himself or mom by herself is out,” duPont said.

“But 9 holes, or a rock climbing wall, or a chance to get fitness, and swim in a pool, or hit golf balls in a driving range — those things are actually on the uptick nationally. And we think by just listening, doing a better job listening to the market that we can turn this around.”
  4/23/2018 9:03:00 PM
Why golf stocks have been faring particularly well of late. Golf stocks continue have fared well in an up-and-down market. And here are a few reasons why this seems to be the case
  4/23/2018 7:44:00 AM
After personal struggles, Compton still standing. “You don’t realize how great you have it until it’s gone.” After a divorce and more medical issues, Erik Compton remains determined to make it back to the big time.
  4/23/2018 2:34:00 AM
Natalie Gulbis goes from considering retirement, to making first cut in three ye. Natalie Gulbis is playing again after undergoing multiple back surgeries, made the cut for the first time in an LPGA event since 2015.
  4/23/2018 12:25:00 AM
Andrew Landry wins Valero Texas Open, adds his own chapter to the Landry legend. Andrew Landry wins Valero Texas Open, adds his own chapter to the Landry legend in Texas
  4/22/2018 11:43:00 PM
Tour Confidential: One year removed from his fourth back surgery, what does the . In this week’s Tour Confidential we discuss what’s next for Tiger Woods following his ups and downs of the past 12 months, pick the favorite for the Zurich Classic, relive the best Caddyshack moments and more.
  4/20/2018 9:35:00 AM
A look at Top 25 all-time PGA Tour earners as Bubba Watson joins $40 mil club. 
  4/20/2018 9:24:00 AM
Mini-golf monstrosity brings outrage, lawsuit to Margate, N.J.. 
  4/20/2018 12:30:00 AM
Anger & Golf: A Love Story. Professional golf is a game of anger, which sometimes isn’t that bad a thing
  4/19/2018 6:32:00 PM
What’s going on at the Old Course (and should we be worried)?. Changes to the Old Course at St. Andrews that started in the last two decades have become more glaring in recent years, raising questions about the Home of Golf
  4/19/2018 9:51:00 AM
Pinehurst area airport installs outdoor putting green. 
  4/19/2018 9:47:00 AM
Debris from Southwest jet fell on Heidelberg CC in Berks County. 
  4/19/2018 9:44:00 AM
Callaway stock drops with chilly spring. 
  4/19/2018 9:41:00 AM
The Tiger Effect: Woods’ on TV viewing figures. 
  4/19/2018 9:40:00 AM
Tiger Woods: A remade man or simply rebranded?. 
  4/19/2018 9:37:00 AM
Finchem earned over $9 million in final year as commissioner. Tim Finchem, who was stepped down as commissioner of the PGA Tour in 2016, had a combined income of over $9 million in his final year as commissioner.
  4/19/2018 9:32:00 AM
Glen Mills, Wyncote, Inniscrone among Golfweek’s 2018 Best Publics in PA. 
  4/19/2018 9:23:00 AM
Pine Valley tops Golfweek’s 2018 list of Best Classic Courses, Merion No. 7. 
  4/19/2018 12:45:00 AM
My Last Round. A longtime Golf Digest editor returns to the golf course where he fell in love with the game to say goodbye.
  4/18/2018 5:10:00 PM
Fire damages National Golf Links of America clubhouse. A fire was reported at National Golf Links of America, with video and photos showing the clubhouse engulfed in smoke.
  4/18/2018 1:29:00 PM
Sex, drugs and the making of ’Caddyshack’: A New book details movie’s slow rise . It’s easy to think Caddyshack was a smash hit right from the start. It wasn’t. In fact, it was kind of a mess.
  4/18/2018 11:32:00 AM
Temple’s story on golf coach Brian Quinn purchase of Plymouth CC. 

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