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  3/26/2015 5:43:00 PM
A supermodel with a decent golf swing and a Grammy-winning husband. Adam Levine, front man for the Grammy Award-winning Maroon 5, is an avid golfer who was among those tutored by Hank Haney on the Golf Channel series, “The Haney Project.” His wife, supermodel Behati Prinsloo...
  3/26/2015 5:02:00 PM
Executive shuffle at TaylorMade-adidas Golf. Less than a year after taking over for Mark King as CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf, Ben Sharpe has left the company. A company-issued press release Thursday cited "personal reasons" for the departure. Elevated to...
  3/26/2015 10:41:00 AM
Tiger helps fund Charlie Sifford scholarship. Tiger Woods is helping the University of Maryland Eastern Shore create a scholarship in the name of Charlie Sifford, the African-American golfer who broke golf’s color barrier.
  3/25/2015 11:07:00 AM
Herron's Masters scripting features green jacket.  As the year’s first major approaches, people are starting to wonder what some of golf’s biggest names are going to be wearing when they stroll into Augusta National.
  3/25/2015 12:43:00 AM
Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic course. Rio de Janeiro’s mayor has defended the city’s controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.
  3/24/2015 11:35:00 PM
Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal for ’excellence... philanthropy... fa. It was not the equivalent of a major championship or even 18 of them. It was more important than that. Jack Nicklaus on Tuesday received the highest honor the United States Congress can bestow on...
  3/24/2015 9:05:00 PM
Important PSA: Let’s all try to catch this thief by watching a video of him stea. A Tulsa man had a set of golf clubs stolen right out of his driveway on Monday in broad daylight, according to Despite home surveillance footage of the criminal, he hasn’t been arrested yet....
  3/24/2015 7:41:00 PM
Here are 7 photos of Jordan Spieth’s sweet new $2.2 million house. Moving into your first house is a big step for all of us. Seeing a bunch of places, signing contracts . . . it’s hard to find the time! But for Jordan Spieth, it looks...
  3/24/2015 6:00:00 PM
Cab driver stops to hit golf balls, leaves patron locked in cab. A woman in Bremerton, a town near Seattle, Wash., experienced the taxi ride of her nightmares. It’s not uncommon for golfers to want to take a break from the workday to hit a few balls,...
  3/24/2015 4:34:00 PM
We did the math on Bubba Watson’s "one or two" burritos a day claim, and it’s so. Bubba Watson was on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show on Monday night, and aside from getting pied in the face multiple times, Bubba also revealed his super-secret diet that helped him to his second green jacket...
  3/24/2015 7:00:00 AM
Chuck Bednarik died earlier this month at the age of 89, and not that he had any. Bednarik, Chirkinian and the Masters, and how they’re related
  3/23/2015 11:20:00 PM
American FootGolf League gets seal of approval from golf course owners group. Golf purists might object, but FootGolf, the relatively new hybrid soccer/golf sport, is here to stay and is growing to the extent that it has received what is tantamount to a seal of approval from...
  3/23/2015 5:36:00 PM
The Squeeze: Official website of golf movie opening April 17. 
  3/23/2015 5:34:00 PM
Video: Trailer for upcoming golf movie The Squeeze. 
  3/23/2015 11:48:00 AM
The PGA Tour does not approve of the color of this caddie’s golf shorts. The PGA Tour fun police are at it again.Duane Bock, Kevin Kisner’s caddie, posted a long message on Facebook after his round on Saturday. According to Bock, the tour took issue with his salmon-colored shorts.(function(d,...
  3/22/2015 10:32:00 PM
The Masters looms and Rory McIlroy takes centre stage... but all Tiger Woods has. 
  3/21/2015 2:57:00 PM
An inside look at one of the more remarkable player-caddie relationships in Mast. regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:Two Roads to Augusta By Ben Crenshaw and Carl Jackson, with Melanie Hauser, The American Golfer, $49.95, hardback, 232 pages One...
  3/20/2015 3:57:00 PM
Quips and quotes from the King at Bay Hill.  Holding court at Bay Hill, Arnold Palmer was funny, serious, nostalgic and forward-looking.
  3/20/2015 2:35:00 PM
After dinner with Arnie, Rory McIlroy heats up at Bay Hill. After dinner with Arnold Palmer the night before, Rory McIlroy carded a second-round, 6-under 66 Friday at Bay Hill to move into contention at Arnold Palmer Invitational.
  3/20/2015 2:17:00 PM
Chinese investors buying up Myrtle Beach courses and ’they come with cash’. Myrtle Beach, S.C., renowned as a destination resort for golfers, has been attracting a different golf clientele: Chinese investors buying up its courses. The Sun News reported recently that Chinese investors have bought 13 courses...
  3/19/2015 11:36:00 AM
Restoration earns Philadelphia Cricket big leap in Golfweek rankings. Pine Valley is still No. 1. Merion held steady at No. 8.

But the most notable development among local courses in Golfweek’s latest ranking was the impressive gain by Philadelphia Cricket Club’s newly restored Wissahickon Course, which vaulted from 101st in 2014 to 32nd this year.

“This was a shocker,” said Jim Smith Jr., Director of Golf at Cricket. “I mean, we’d been getting nice comments from the raters who had played the course, but they always say nice things. They don’t want to hurt your feelings. So this jump was unforeseen. We are pumped.”
  3/19/2015 8:06:00 AM
First-world problem: Parking private jets at the Masters. 
  3/18/2015 4:40:00 PM
Bubba withdraws from Bay Hill to attend funeral. Masters champion Bubba Watson withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Wednesday because a childhood friend died unexpectedly.
  3/18/2015 2:13:00 PM
Protesters are living in a tree to halt the construction of a New Orleans golf c. A new $24.5 million golf course is set to be built in the heart of New Orleans. Sounds great, right? Well, not to many protesters living in the area. Two people took their unhappiness with...
  3/18/2015 8:21:00 AM
O'Hair on Woods' woes: 'That's where I've been'.  No stranger to both highs and lows in his career, Sean O’Hair believes Tiger Woods’ current struggles resemble those he fought through earlier this decade.
  3/18/2015 8:21:00 AM
EA rebrands golf game 'Rory McIlroy PGA Tour'.  EA Sports announced Thursday that its relaunched golf series will be called "Rory McIlroy PGA Tour."
  3/18/2015 8:21:00 AM
Reed remarks continue to reverberate.  Patrick Reed is moving on with his PGA Tour season this week in Tampa, but remarks that he made Sunday are still reverberating.
  3/17/2015 6:50:00 PM
After Valspar charge, O’Hair enters Bay Hill a new man. Playing in his 10th Arnold Palmer Invitational, Sean O’Hair sounded more like the seasoned veteran than the 24-year-old kid who teed it up for the first time in 2006.
  3/17/2015 4:52:00 PM
Bubba Watson’s recipe for winning the Masters: Burritos?. So, what is the secret to winning a green jacket ? How can you argue that for Bubba Watson it wasn’t burritos? “In 2012, I ate a burrito or two burritos every night,” Watson, who...
  3/16/2015 10:27:00 AM
Big boost for Sean O’Hair at Valspar. Sean O’Hair took a major step toward rejuvenating his stalled career yesterday, playing his way into a three-man play-off at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla.

In the end, Jordan Spieth, the 21-year-old phenom from Texas, claimed the victory, sinking a 28-foot birdie putt on the third play-off hole, to hold off O’Hair and Patrick Reed.

O’Hair, 32, a Philadelphia-area resident, nonetheless came away with a badly-needed infusion of self-confident and a $519,300 pay day, by far his biggest of the young season. His total winnings for the ’15 season are $742,555, giving him a good jump on reclaiming the PGA Tour card he has lost in both of the past two years.
  3/16/2015 4:42:00 AM
Spieth’s 28-foot putt in playoff wins Valspar. Jordan Spieth and his world-class short game paid off big Sunday in a playoff victory in the Valspar Championship.
  3/16/2015 12:38:00 AM
’I’d shift [Tiger Woods] into reverse as quickly as I could’. Stories of interest you might have missed? Cameron McCormick, the only instructor Jordan Spieth has ever had, is an Australian who came to the U.S. to play college golf for Texas Tech and stayed on....
  3/14/2015 5:58:00 PM
Ryan Moore takes Valspar Championship lead. Ryan Moore made a 5-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday for a 4-under 67 and a one-stroke lead in the Valspar Championship.
  3/14/2015 11:11:00 AM
Where should President Obama play his retirement golf?. President Barack Obama likes to play golf, so where should he set up shop after his second term is over? Bradley S. Klein looks at the options.
  3/14/2015 12:46:00 AM
Notah Begay on Tiger Woods: ’Things are improving...[but] it’s a good decision t. Stories of interest you might have missed? Notah Begay III, a friend and Stanford teammate of Tiger Woods, has been spending time with Woods down at his Florida estate and “can attest to the fact...
  3/13/2015 9:34:00 PM
Rio Golf Course Will be ready on Time: Hanse. The Rio de Janeiro golf course for next year’s Olympic Games will be ready for the start of competition in just under 18 months’ time, according to designer Gil Hanse.
  3/13/2015 9:03:00 PM
Two golf club salesmen make the most oddly entertaining rap video of year. If you didn’t know the Ping G30 driver has turbulators, you definitely won’t forget after watching this. Related: The top 25 golf viral videos of 2014 Two salesmen ("R-Rabbit" & "Q-Tip") from Bobick’s Golf in...
  3/13/2015 7:41:00 PM
What Tiger Woods really means* in his latest statement (*We think. Maybe.). On Friday afternoon, Tiger Woods announced he wouldn’t play in next week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, a tournament he’s won eight times. Did the decision leave you confused about what is going on with the 14-time...
  3/13/2015 1:32:00 PM
This snake ate a golf ball because he thought it was a frozen mouse. It’s been a big week for reptiles in golf. First a giant alligator walking on a golf course went viral and scared everyone, and now a crafty snake survived a potentially damaging encounter with a golf...
  3/13/2015 11:12:00 AM
R.I.P.: James W. Finegan. We have lost one of the treasures of Philadelphia golf: James W. Finegan.

Finegan’s daughter, Meg, called minutes ago to say that her father, the travel writer and author of the definitive history of golf in Philadelphia, passed away at home, peacefully, about 5 a.m. this morning.

Finegan, 86, had been ailing for the past year or so, after a fall on the steps in his Villanova home left him with broken bones and bruised spirits.

“It has been a perfect nightmare,” Finegan told me last April, soon after he returned home from two months of rehab.
  3/12/2015 10:51:00 PM
Philadelphia Cricket vaults to 32nd on Golfweek’s ranking of Top 100 Classics. 
  3/12/2015 10:48:00 PM
Sean O’Hair post-round Q&A after opening 66. 
  3/12/2015 10:46:00 PM
Sean O’Hair shoots 66, tied for 2nd at Valspar Championship. 
  3/12/2015 1:05:00 PM
The evolution of Rickie Fowler’s golf swing, in 16 seconds. Since joining forces with swing coach Butch Harmon last year, Rickie Fowler’s golf swing has undergone some pretty drastic changes. Rickie used to get the club really outside and shut on his backswing, which would leave...
  3/11/2015 3:05:00 PM
Study: Number of U.S. golf courses declining . The United States is experiencing a gradual decline in the number of golf courses in the country to correct an oversupply between the 1960s and the early 2000s, according to a global report published Wednesday by the sport’s governing body.
  3/11/2015 1:46:00 PM
John Daly calls randomness of the PGA Tour’s drug-testing policy "a joke". John Daly’s been known for hitting the long ball his whole career. On Tuesday, Big John hit PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem with a deep burn. On his Sirius XM PGA Tour radio show, John...
  3/11/2015 10:57:00 AM
David Feherty reveals his TV contracts are up. 
  3/11/2015 12:53:00 AM
What do 12 PGA Tour wins get you in real life? A $16 million house in Dallas. Everybody wants a window into how Tour players live. If you have $16 million, you can buy the whole house. Justin Leonard built this 13,980 square-foot Spanish Colonial style home in the tony Highland Park section...
  3/10/2015 11:13:00 PM
Daly calls PGA Tour drug testing ’a big joke’. John Daly railed against the PGA Tour’s drug testing Tuesday night, calling it "a big joke."
  3/10/2015 7:57:00 PM
Public Service Announcement: This is how you should make your divots on the driv. This is important information, so listen up:If you like grass on driving range, then please -- we implore you -- don’t just scatter your range balls all over the place and start hitting them. Keep...
  3/9/2015 9:18:00 AM
Tiger looking to the next phase: entrepreneur. 
Trump: McIlroy’s club toss was ’wonderful’.  Donald Trump thinks that Rory McIlroy’s club toss in the second round was "wonderful," and that tournament officials made his course too easy in the opening round.
  3/8/2015 6:48:00 PM
Harig: Johnson turning his game, life around. Six-month leave might have been the best thing for nine-time PGA Tour winner
  3/8/2015 6:32:00 PM
D. Johnson wins 1st since return from hiatus. A month after he returned from his curious leave of absence, Dustin Johnson was posing with another trophy.
  3/8/2015 2:31:00 PM
Finchem: ’Whiffed’ on Ryder qualifying tweaks. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem admitted Sunday that he "whiffed" on a decision made by the PGA of America that will no longer count fall events toward qualifying for the U.S. Ryder Cup team.
  3/8/2015 1:26:00 AM
A scuba diver retrieved that 3-iron Rory threw into the lake. After a bad shot that landed in the lake of Doral’s par-5 8th hole on Friday, Rory McIlroy was so angry that he threw his club (really far) into the water.The next day an enterprising...
Video: DJ, Holmes both ace 207-yard fourth hole.  Officials moved the tee up at Doral’s fourth hole to 207 yards on Saturday, a pre-planned move by the PGA Tour that likely won’t be repeated.
  3/6/2015 7:47:00 PM
Rory hits a bad shot, loses temper, throws his club in the water. After ripping his drive down the fairway on Doral’s par-5 8th, Rory hit a bad second shot into water and sentenced his 3-iron to death by drowning. He went on to make bogey on the...
  3/5/2015 3:55:00 PM
Brigantine City Council rejects Jaworski’s lease offer for city-owned course. 
  3/5/2015 3:49:00 PM
Galloway National to hosted U.S. Women’s Open qualifier. 
  3/5/2015 7:41:00 AM
Aronimink to host 2018 BMW Championship. The 2018 BMW Championship will be held at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, tournament officials announced today.

The BMW Championship is the penultimate event in the PGA TOUR FedExCup Playoffs and boasts a field of the Tour’s top 70 players vying to earn one of 30 spots in the season-ending Tour Championship and the opportunity to win the FedExCup.

“We are delighted to add Aronimink to the list of prominent clubs that have hosted the BMW Championship,” said Vince Pellegrino, WGA Senior Vice President of Tournaments. “Aronimink has served as a worthy and historic venue for many of golf’s finest championships."
  3/5/2015 7:35:00 AM
Aronimink to host 2018 BMW Championship (Inquirer). 
  3/4/2015 5:43:00 PM
You can finally book tee times for Donald Trump’s new NYC golf course, but when . The highly anticipated public opening of Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point has finally arrived. Now, golfers just need the weather to cooperate. On Wednesday, Donald Trump announced that people can start scheduling tee times...
  3/4/2015 2:47:00 PM
USGA sets 12 sectional qualifiers for 2015 U.S. Open. The USGA has announced its 10 U.S. and two international sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
  3/4/2015 1:28:00 PM
Bubba Watson ’a well-adjusted, mature human being. Well almost’. Stories of interest you might have missed? A wiser, more mature Bubba? “Bubba ‘I’ve got issues’ Watson isn’t the first father to have his world re-ordered when the baby comes home. By the time the...
  3/4/2015 8:15:00 AM
Royal St. George’s will open club to female members. Members of Royal St George’s Golf Club have voted unanimously to accept women members, the club announced today.
  3/4/2015 12:24:00 AM
Arnie hurt but vows to be on Masters’ first tee. Despite having a dislocated shoulder that he received in a December fall, Arnold Palmer is determined to hit one of the ceremonial opening tee shots at the Masters next month.
  3/3/2015 6:23:00 PM
This new golf movie has director (Terry Jastrow), star (Jeremy Sumpter) with gam. The problem with golf movies often is believability, the result of an actor without sufficient golf skills, for instance, or a screenwriter or director who doesn’t fully understand the game. This is not an issue...
  3/3/2015 3:10:00 PM
Tiger falls to 75th in world ranking, behind rookie Berger. Tiger Woods has tumbled 43 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking since the first of the year, the biggest drop among those in the top 100.
  3/3/2015 5:00:00 AM
17 Things You Didn’t Know About These Golf Legends. Little-known facts about champion players
  3/2/2015 5:33:00 PM
Watch Ian Poulter lose the Honda Classic by hitting two consecutive shots into t. Despite hitting three balls in the water through 13 holes of his final round at the Honda Classic, Ian Poulter still managed to have the lead on the 14th tee. Then disaster struck. Related: Our...
  3/2/2015 2:10:00 PM
Tiger’s accuser retracts comments about failed drug test. 
  3/2/2015 11:33:00 AM
Gil Hanse hired to create new course in Mississippi. 
  3/2/2015 8:38:00 AM
PGA Tour refutes claim Tiger is suspended. Tiger Woods’ agent denies a claim by a journeyman professional golfer who said in a radio interview that Woods has been suspended for a month by the PGA Tour.
  3/2/2015 12:45:00 AM
Greg Norman: ’Certain players are happy going through motions. They don’t . Stories of interest you might have missed... “Most Tour pros, [Greg] Norman said, don’t really want to reach the top, not down deep, not in a sport where 20th place can pay six figures. ‘Certain...
  3/1/2015 12:35:00 AM
PGA Tour caddies furious after being forced to take shelter from storm in metal . Earlier this month, PGA Tour caddies filed a $50 million class-action lawsuit against the tour. And what happened on Saturday at the Honda Classic certainly isn’t going to make that go away. As severe...
  2/27/2015 9:51:00 PM
Tiger Woods gets some earthy advice from...Kid Rock?. Everyone, it seems, has advice for Tiger Woods, who has taken a hiatus while he attempts to resurrect his golf career. Here’s some from an unlikely source, Kid Rock, who apparently has joined the Bear’s...
  2/27/2015 10:37:00 AM
Greg Norman doubts Tiger will return to top form. 
  2/26/2015 8:05:00 PM
Throwback Thursday Quiz: Name the obscure golf professional from the 1990s. This Throwback Thursday is a special one, because it marks the start of a new series: Name The Obscure Golfer From The ’90s.Do you pride yourself on your historical golf knowledge? Then this one should...
  2/26/2015 7:58:00 PM
"Occupy Golf" movement gathers steam in Brazil amid controversial Olympic plans. Golf’s first appearance in the Olympics since 1904 won’t happen without a few bumps along the way.While questions have been raised in court rooms about what impact the new Olympic golf course designed by Gil...
  2/26/2015 6:37:00 PM
Nike gets Tiger, Rory, Wiesy, Barkley, and Bo Jackson all in one 30-second ad. There’s no shortage of star power in Nike’s new commercial for its Vapor driver with Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie, Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson making appearances in the 30-second ad. Those are some...
  2/26/2015 3:36:00 PM
How "old married couple" Dan Hicks and Johnny Miller are making TV history this . We might not see any records broken on the course at this week’s Honda Classic, but a bit of history is being made in the broadcast booth. When NBC picks up its TV coverage of...
  2/25/2015 11:50:00 AM
Bamberger: Davis Love will bring back ’pod’ system to Ryder Cup. 
  2/25/2015 8:30:00 AM
Presidents Cup going to Quail Hollow in 2021.  The 2021 Presidents Cup will be held at Quail Hollow Club in North Carolina, it was announced Wednesday.
  2/25/2015 1:16:00 AM
Captain Davis Love III: ’It’s a new business model...2016 will be a collaborativ. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Davis Love III was officially introduced as the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tuesday, the consensus choice to carry out a new game plan best described by using a term...
  2/24/2015 8:15:00 PM
Jason Dufner looks like a lean mean golfing machine. After battling a neck injury throughout the 2014 season, Jason Dufner had a tough decision to make."If I didn’t do it, I wasn’t going to be able to play golf," Jason Dufner said of his...
  2/24/2015 5:01:00 PM
The problem with Florida golf. 
  2/24/2015 12:07:00 PM
Trump National - Philadelphia and Makefield Highlands to host local qualifiers. The Trump course in South Jersey formerly know as Pine Hill and the Yardley muni Makefield Highlands have been tapped to host local qualifiers for the U.S. Open.

Here’s the press release:

The USGA today announced local qualifying sites for the 2015 U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested June 18-21 at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash. – the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest.

Local qualifying, conducted over 18 holes at 111 sites in 43 states, will take place between May 4-21.
  2/24/2015 1:01:00 AM
According to source, Love was the Task Force’s unanimous choice and Couples was . Once word spread that Davis Love III would be given his second chance as U.S. Ryder Cup captain, the inevitable question was why Fred Couples was denied a chance at his first.According to a source...
  2/24/2015 12:26:00 AM
Butch Harmon: If Tiger calls, I’ll listen. 
  2/24/2015 12:23:00 AM
Broke Back9Network suspends operations indefinitely. 
  2/23/2015 6:03:00 PM
Report: PGA Tour to return to Aronimink GC in 2018. 
  2/23/2015 3:07:00 PM
As Tiger Woods Fades, a Fear That Golf’s Revenue Will, Too. Since joining the PGA Tour in 1996, Tiger Woods has been golf’s transcendent figure, credited with expanding the sport’s television audience, fan base, tournament purses and sponsorship deals.

Over the last six years, he has missed chunks of time because of personal travails and injuries, enabling the tour to test its preparedness for life after the gold rush.

But for all the skill and social media savvy of players like Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson, can they captivate as many people as Woods, who raised the level of athleticism in the game while remaking a sport known for its mostly white country-club composition?

More from The New York Times.
  2/23/2015 1:09:00 PM
The PGA Task Force didn’t want Fred Couples as Ryder Cup captain because he’s to. Up until about a week ago, Fred Couples was considered a near-lock to captain the 2016 Ryder Cup team. But the three-time Presidents Cup captain was passed over in favor of Davis Love III after...
  2/23/2015 10:13:00 AM
Tiger continues drop in world rankings, with no bottom in sight. Tiger Woods dropped to 70th in the latest Official World Golf Ranking, his worst ranking since he was 75th in 1996.
  2/23/2015 5:00:00 AM
Slideshow: The New Yorker’s View of Golf. When in doubt, laugh: A cartoonist’s pencil captures some funny golf moments in this New Yorker book excerpt.
  2/21/2015 1:37:00 PM
Video: And you thought Charles Barkley had the yips. 
  2/21/2015 10:33:00 AM
Trevino: DLove was the right choice for Ryder Cup; Mickelson should pipe down. 
  2/21/2015 10:25:00 AM
Michael Jordan explores building super-private course in Florida. 
  2/20/2015 9:50:00 PM
Johnny Miller and David Duval call bulls#!t on Tiger’s explanation for his short. We’ve all witnessed Tiger Woods’ short-game woes of late and we’ve all heard his go-to explanation. Woods has maintained a change in his full swing under new instructor Chris Como has resulted in a different...
  2/20/2015 8:33:00 PM
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger will break his record for the millionth time.. We’re not sure if Jack Nicklaus has actually said it a million times, but it wouldn’t be that surprising. Every now and again someone will corner the Golden Bear and ask him if he thinks...
  2/20/2015 8:01:00 PM
Why was a Jack Nicklaus progeny trending on Twitter (hint: great hands)?. Jack Nicklaus’ grandson Nick O’Leary, a tight end from Florida State, apparently turned in an impressive performance at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis on Friday, resulting in his name trending on Twitter. It is clear...
  2/20/2015 8:43:00 AM
Rich Lerner on playing golf with the kids.  Took my son and his friends to play golf a few days ago, which made for an interesting time with basketball-obsessed teens.
  2/19/2015 9:00:00 PM
The Muny Life: Mayfair Country Club. Recently, I wrote about Mayfair Country Club, a muny in Sanford, Florida, and its interesting connection to Moe Norman. But wait! There’s more!The driveway at Mayfair is flanked by enormous live oaks. They were planted...
  2/19/2015 3:52:00 PM
This is what a PGA Tour pro’s chipping disaster looks like. Thank goodness Shotlink doesn’t exist for recreational golfers like us, because it would probably be full of images like this. But it only tracks the pros on the PGA Tour, which means we can marvel...
  2/19/2015 3:30:00 PM
Tiger not ready to return for Honda Classic. Tiger Woods will not play next week’s Honda Classic at PGA National, electing to take more time away from the game rather than compete in the PGA Tour event nearest to his Jupiter, Florida, home.
  2/18/2015 1:38:00 PM
Lydia Ko says she plans to retire when she’s 30 to be a psychologist. In July, Lydia Ko became the LPGA’s youngest woman to win $1 million, she’s already won five times on tour, and this year she ascended to first in the World Rankings. All she needs now...
  2/18/2015 1:20:00 PM
Missing Links: Is Tiger finished? Was Steve Jobs finished when Apple fired him i. Stories of interest you might have missed? Is Tiger Woods finished? Was Steve Jobs finished when Apple fired him in 1985? “To Tiger, I cite what Steve Jobs said: ‘Don’t let the noise of others’...
  2/18/2015 9:52:00 AM
Nobilo: Woods had equipment edge during historic run.  Golf Channel analyst Frank Nobilo says that one of the main reasons for Tiger Woods’ unprecedented dominance in 2000 was that he was one of the few players who switched from the wound ball to the solid ball.
  2/17/2015 6:40:00 PM
Michael Jordan’s insight into Tiger Woods in 1998 is looking truer by the second. Tuesday marks Michael Jordan’s 52nd birthday, which gives us a chance to recognize both his basketball career (apparently he was pretty good), and his statesman-like standing within the game of golf.When he’s not burning people...
  2/17/2015 5:48:00 PM
NFL owner, golf enthusiast eyes purchase of Rees Jones course in S.C.. Even as golf promotes the idea that the game is open to all comers, it still requires wealth at the ownership level and few are wealthier than Robert McNair. The billionaire owner of the Houston...
  2/16/2015 11:32:00 PM
Report: Davis Love III to be next U.S. Ryder Cup captain. Davis Love III, captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup team in a losing effort at Medinah in 2012, will get a chance at redemption in 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaksa, Minn. Love...
  2/16/2015 3:29:00 PM
Happy Gilmore’s 19th anniversary: Our 19 favorite scenes. On the 19th anniversary of the cult-classic Happy Gilmore, we take a look at 19 of our favorite scenes from the movie.
  2/16/2015 11:31:00 AM
How did the Clambake go so wrong?. 
  2/16/2015 11:27:00 AM
As Mickey Wright turns 80, her legend still glows bright. 
  2/16/2015 11:25:00 AM
Four ways of looking at Tiger’s meltdown. 
  2/16/2015 9:20:00 AM
Billy Casper remembered as golfer, humanitarian. 
  2/16/2015 5:00:00 AM
Bill Murray: Keeping ’Em Laughing. Why does Bill Murray regularly bring his humorous antics to Pebble Beach? It’s his unique way of repaying golf for the impact the game has had on his life
  2/14/2015 9:17:00 AM
Sex, shame & swing: How Tiger’s game came undone. 
  2/14/2015 8:56:00 AM
Report: Horschel paid caddie $1M after FedEx win.  It’s customary for a caddie to receive 10 percent of his player’s winnings. In this case, Billy Horschel’s caddie ended up with 10 percent of $10 million.
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club. Back in the late spring of 2013, I got an email from Jack Rowe, co-chair of the Green Committee at Whitemarsh Valley CC. He was eager to show off the results of renovations that had been on-going at Whitemarsh since 2011. Phase 1 and Phase 2 – the heavy lifting – were complete; Phase 3 will be completed in the coming months.

I’ve always been a fan of Whitemarsh, in Lafayette Hill, host of the old IVB Golf Classic on the PGA Tour, so I jumped at the chance.
  2/13/2015 6:41:00 PM
R.I.P. Rhonda Glenn, golf historian, former ESPN anchor. Rhonda Glenn, the first female anchor on ESPN who became a USGA historian and tireless promoter of women’s golf, died after a long illness, a longtime friend said. Glenn was 68.
  2/13/2015 2:29:00 PM
This PGA Tour pro already won Valentine’s Day with a Pebble Beach proposal. We all know these guys on the PGA Tour are good. Apparently, they’re also pretty romantic. Take rookie Mark Hubbard, who proposed to girlfriend Meghan McCurley on Thursday after holing out on No. 18 at...
  2/13/2015 2:14:00 PM
Guy tries to hit heroic bunker shot, fails spectacularly. Golf is really hard, but people forget that sometimes. After all, with pros spending so much time hitting so many incredible shots, it makes that simple truth easy to overlook. Take this one, for example,...
  2/13/2015 10:06:00 AM
Police: Allenby not in strip club; arrest made. Police say three people leaving a restaurant with Robert Allenby are not believed to be connected to a case where he was left with a scraped and bloodied face.
  2/11/2015 4:48:00 PM
Tiger: Won’t return until game is improved. Tiger Woods said his golf is not acceptable for the PGA Tour and he will not return until it is.
  2/10/2015 8:02:00 PM
You can’t get into Newport C.C., but $45 million puts you right next to it. In the Gilded Age (1870-1900, for those who cut American History to go smoke behind the gym), Newport, Rhode Island was the summertime playground for East Coast old money. Families like the Vanderbilts, Astors and...
  2/10/2015 6:03:00 PM
Q&A with local golf course broker Larry Hirsh. 
  2/10/2015 4:45:00 PM
Tiger Woods’ staggering decline looks even worse in graph form. Cast your mind back to a year ago. Tiger Woods was coming off a five-win player of the year season in 2013, and even though he started his 2014 season injured, he was still the...
  2/10/2015 1:59:00 PM
The first thing we do, let’s kill all the headcovers. My favorite headcover was made of black plush and had the Grateful Dead’s red-white-and-blue “Steal Your Face” skull logo embroidered on it.I got to play golf with Jim Furyk once, and before we teed off...
  2/9/2015 5:08:00 PM
Dean Smith loved to beat Bobby Knight at golf. 
  2/9/2015 3:27:00 PM
There’s science to prove laying up doesn’t pay off. J.B. Holmes found himself in one of golf’s most debated and enduring situations on Sunday. A reachable distance away from the green of the par-5 18th hole (which, for him, was 235 yards) with water...
  2/9/2015 2:56:00 PM
Daly’s ex-wife sues his fiancee over failed marriage. John Daly’s ex-wife Sherrie Miller is suing his fiancee, Anna Cladakis, for splitting up their marriage in 2007.
  2/9/2015 5:00:00 AM
Has Tiger Woods hit rock bottom?. Tiger Woods has a long road back to the top from here.
  2/8/2015 3:18:00 AM
If his career was underappreciated, Billy Casper didn’t seem to hold any grudges. Statistics are the simplest way to measure the legacy of Billy Casper, who died Saturday evening at age 83 in Utah. During his impressive playing career, the San Diego native amassed 51 PGA Tour...
  2/7/2015 9:44:00 PM
R.I.P. Billy Casper, 83. Billy Casper, one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour who was overshadowed at the height of his career by the "Big Three," died Saturday at his home in Utah. He was 83.
  2/7/2015 3:31:00 PM
Why the USGA thinks the timing is right for a Senior Women’s Open. NEW YORK — It seems too much of a coincidence that the USGA, in the first year of its 12-year, $1.1 billion TV deal with FOX Sports, would announce the debut of the U.S....
  2/7/2015 8:51:00 AM
Charlie Sifford got his start at Cobbs Creek. 
  2/7/2015 5:00:00 AM
The 10 Coolest Jobs in Golf. Lucky bastards.
  2/6/2015 3:12:00 PM
5 things we didn’t know were problems until Tiger Woods told us they were. Tiger Woods usually has an explanation lined up whenever he plays poorly. Some of them -- bad weather, tricked-up layouts, noisy photographers -- are no different then what other tour pros blame. But then there...
  2/5/2015 4:00:00 PM
Remembering Charlie Sifford. 
  2/5/2015 12:30:00 PM
Harbor Pines GC on market for $3.75 million. 
  2/5/2015 5:00:00 AM
The Golf Digest 50: Tiger’s Still No. 1. Tiger Woods barely edges Rory and Phil, but it’s down from $121.9M in his peak year.
  2/4/2015 11:25:00 PM
Mickelson on Woods’ issues: ’I think Tiger’s going to have the last laugh’. LA JOLLA, Calif. — Phil Mickelson, a short-game virtuoso, came to Tiger Woods’ defense on Wednesday when he was asked about Woods’ issues around the green. “I think that Tiger’s going to have the last...
  2/4/2015 8:48:00 PM
Tiger Woods mourns Charlie Sifford while seeking answers to his game. LA JOLLA, Calif. — The trials of Tiger Woods have been compounded by the tribulation of his having lost a man he often called his grandpa. Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to join the PGA...
  2/4/2015 2:31:00 PM
This is the craziest hole-in-one you’ll ever see. Australian Richard Green has had a solid career, racking up three European Tour wins and finishing T-4 at the 2007 British Open. But forget all about those other accomplishments. Green is now the guy who...
  2/4/2015 1:21:00 PM
After Charlie Sifford’s death, an outpouring of support on Twitter. Charlie Sifford -- called golf’s Jackie Robinson after becoming the first African-American golfer to play on the PGA Tour -- died on Tuesday night. He was 92.Sifford was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom last...
  2/4/2015 5:42:00 AM
Sifford, ’Jackie Robinson of golf,’ dies at 92. Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and who broke the color barrier in golf as the first black PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said.
  2/3/2015 5:32:00 PM
Caddies file class-action lawsuit against PGA Tour over sponsored bibs. More than 80 caddies filed a class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour on Tuesday, saying they want a share of the reported $50 million derived from the sponsored bibs they are required to wear.The lawsuit...
  2/3/2015 4:40:00 PM
R&A’s outgoing Chief Executive explains "controversial" decision to end British . The R&A announced on Monday what many had feared would be the case: that, starting in 2017, British Open would move away from the BBC, which has broadcast the tournament for more than 60...
  2/3/2015 2:24:00 PM
Reed responds to allegations of cheating. Patrick Reed responded to a book excerpt released last week that included accusations of cheating and stealing while the golfer played collegiately at Georgia and Augusta State.
  2/3/2015 11:01:00 AM
Bethpage Black to host future Barclays events. Getting a tee time at Bethpage State Park’s Black Course is typically difficult. Getting a spot on its calendar to host a professional tournament won’t be much easier now, either.
  2/2/2015 7:30:00 PM
Patrick Reed issues statement on book allegations. In response to a series of allegations put forward by journalist and contributor Shane Ryan in his forthcoming book -- among them that Patrick Reed cheated and stole while a student in college --...
  2/2/2015 7:00:00 PM
8 ways golfers can snap their slump, according to a hypnotherapist. We’re not sure if Tiger Woods’ current funk is technically a "slump," but regardless, it’s clear he’s not in the same groove he’s used to -- especially around the greens.Whatever the case with Tiger’s game,...
  2/2/2015 6:12:00 PM
Oddsmakers are begging you to bet on Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines this week. Are you a believer that Tiger Woods will turn around his game this week and take home the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines? If so, the odds are in your favor! After his worst...
  2/2/2015 1:14:00 PM
Missing Links: Woods now 56th in world, eligibility for Doral WGC event in doubt. Stories of interest you might have missed? Hard to believe that Tiger Woods was No. 1 in the World Ranking only eight months ago. Now? “Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as...
  2/2/2015 9:23:00 AM
Gil Hanse discusses Streamsong, Olympics course. 
  1/31/2015 7:05:00 PM
ESPN’s Mike Greenberg talks about his biggest thrill in golf and how he shaved 1. Mike Greenberg, 47, host of ESPN’s Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio, has worked for ESPN for over 18 years. And Greeny’s an avid golfer. He joined Golf Digest for a quick...
  1/31/2015 5:20:00 PM
Azinger on Woods: ’When Tiger says’s a signal he doesn’t know what the. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods has been dissected in recent days more than frogs in high school biology classes. Yet one man’s opinion was conspicuously absent — until Saturday morning. Paul Azinger, now an ESPN...
  1/30/2015 8:56:00 PM
Somehow, Tiger Woods conjures up comedy in wake of his worst round as a pro. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Well, there’s always stand-up comedy should professional golf cease to be an option for Tiger Woods. Or not. After signing for the worst score of his professional career, an 11-over par 82...
  1/30/2015 4:38:00 PM
Returns of Tiger’s short game are in: ’Worst I’ve ever seen a tour pro around th. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The returns are in on Tiger Woods’ chipping and pitching woes during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Thursday and they’re not good. Golf Channel’s crew on site...
  1/30/2015 2:28:00 PM
Watch Bubba Watson hit a 341 yard drive to six feet (and then miss the putt). Bubba Watson shot a six-under 65 on Thursday at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, which left him one shot off the lead with 54-holes to play. The highlight of his round was, undoubtedly, this...
  1/30/2015 1:46:00 PM
Reed accused of stealing, cheating in book excerpt. In a book excerpt released on a website Friday, Patrick Reed is being accused of both cheating and stealing as a collegiate golfer, furthering his image as "golf’s remorseless villain."
  1/28/2015 5:24:00 PM
Hopewell Valley GC near Princeton is for sale. 
  1/28/2015 9:13:00 AM
Allenby's animosity toward media misplaced.  Robert Allenby targeted the media in an acrimonious news conference Tuesday.
  1/27/2015 7:38:00 PM
Allenby defiantly stands by his account, blames media for the controversy. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Robert Allenby defiantly stuck to his story on Tuesday while blaming the media for creating and sustaining a controversy from his night on the town in Honolulu on Jan. 16. “There has...
  1/27/2015 5:03:00 PM
The Grind: "Deflategate’s" possible link to golf, Paulina’s baby, and first worl. Welcome to a special 100th edition (!) of The Grind, where we, well, OK, so we don’t have anything special planned. We’ve been just as caught up in "Deflategate" as everyone else and just...
  1/27/2015 1:08:00 PM
Woods explains how cameraman knocked out tooth.  We’ve already read the explanation for Tiger Woods’ missing front tooth from his management team.
  1/27/2015 1:08:00 PM
Sifford in stable condition in Cleveland hospital.  Charlie Sifford, the man who broke golf’s color barrier, is in stable condition Southpoint Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, fighting a bacterial infection after also suffering a stroke, Golf Channel learned Monday.
  1/27/2015 11:48:00 AM
Hansen’s “A Difficult Par” wins USGA Book Award. The U.S. Golf Association has given its prestigious Herbert Warren Wind Book Award for 2014 to James Hansen for his definitive biography of Robert Trent Jones Sr., “A Difficult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf."
  1/27/2015 8:46:00 AM
'16 Open host Royal Troon reviewing all-male policy.  Royal Troon Golf Club, which next year will host the Open Championship, announced Tuesday a “comprehensive” review of its all-male membership policy.
  1/27/2015 8:46:00 AM
Report: USGA to announce Senior Women's Open.  The USGA will soon announce the creation of a new U.S. Senior Women’s Open, according to a report from Golfweek.

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