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  12/19/2014 9:24:00 AM
Ticket sales for ’15 U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster CC set to break records. 
  12/19/2014 2:54:00 AM
Harig: Tiger, Nicklaus take differing paths. Tiger’s playing career followed Jack Nicklaus’ track, but the same won’t be said when it comes to designing courses, writes’s Bob Harig.
  12/18/2014 8:05:00 PM
Paula Creamer looks like she’s really enjoying her honeymoon. Paula Creamer married Derek Heath last Friday (12/13/14 was a hot wedding date) in Windermere, Fla. This week, the LPGA star looks like she’s really enjoying her honeymoon in "paradise." Good morning from paradise.... Mrs....
  12/18/2014 4:21:00 PM
This local legend just became the oldest golfer to ever make a hole-in-one. At 103, Gus Andreone was already the oldest member of the PGA of America. Now, he’s also the oldest golfer to ever record a hole-in-one. had the story of Andreone’s latest feat, a hole-in-one...
  12/18/2014 2:36:00 PM
Klein: Pebble Beach’s 18th just fine without cypress tree. If a tree falls on a single course, does the sound resonate across the entire industry? Apparently, that’s the case. In fact, it has happened twice this year. If a tree falls on a single course, does the sound resonate across the entire industry? Apparently, that’s the case. In fact, it has happened twice this year.
  12/18/2014 8:06:00 AM
The Economist weighs in heavily on the State of Golf. 
  12/18/2014 7:47:00 AM
Lester George to create master plan for North Hills Country Club. Golf architect Lester George has been engaged by historic North Hills Country Club in Glenside to create a long-range master plan of renovations for the club.

The golf course, originally designed by J. Franklin Meehan in 1908, and later renovated by William Flynn, was built around the remnants of three abandoned iron mines.

Golf Course Architecture magazine has the details.

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  12/18/2014 12:55:00 AM
Guy hits himself in the head with a golf ball, takes sucking at golf to a whole . The next time you have a bad round, or three-putt, or do anything on the golf course that you’re not very proud of, just think of this video.Remember it, revisit it, treasure it, because...
  12/17/2014 2:08:00 PM
Cuba’s economic rebirth could make golf a reality. President Barack Obama’??s announcement Dec. 17 of a new era in Cuban-American relations, including normalized diplomatic recognition and some modest restrictions in trade, represent considerable steps for golf in that country. President Barack Obama’??s announcement Dec. 17 of a new era in Cuban-American relations,
  12/17/2014 10:34:00 AM
LPGA pros’ hard choice: When to walk away. For LPGA players, who compete for smaller purses, difficult family choices and a second career come quickly. For LPGA players, who compete for smaller purses, difficult family choices and a second career come quickly.
  12/17/2014 10:16:00 AM
Daly having a Sirius-ly good time with radio debut.  By the looks of things, John Daly is Sirius-ly enjoying having his own radio show, "Hit it Hard."
  12/17/2014 10:16:00 AM
Ex-R&A captain's daughter killed in Sydney shooting.  Katrina Dawson, daughter of former R&A captain Sandy Dawson, was among two hostages killed this week during a standoff in a Sydney cafe.
  12/17/2014 10:16:00 AM
Torrance: Faldo an 'a******' for Garcia comments.  Sam Torrance is just the latest European to take offense to Nick Faldo’s comments during the Ryder Cup about Sergio Garcia.
  12/17/2014 10:00:00 AM
Stacy Lewis is a modern-day athlete who ’gets it’. Jeff Babineau’s Untold Story of 2014 touches on the fact that there is not a more underrated, underappreciated star in our game than the LPGA’s Stacy Lewis. Jeff Babineau’s Untold Story of 2014 touches on the fact that there is not a more underrated, underappreciated star in our game than the LPGA’s Stacy Lewis.
  12/17/2014 12:56:00 AM
First Female PGA Officer Suzy Whaley Hopes To Make A Difference. Suzy Whaley was elected the PGA of America’s secretary and is in line to become president in four years. She’s certainly in a position to influence women to join her in the golf business.
  12/16/2014 10:59:00 PM
Last-minute shoppers, how about a house at Pebble Beach? Here’s one for $37.5 mi. Still shopping for the golfer who has everything? How about a house at Pebble Beach? Here’s one that borders Pebble Beach Golf Links and Carmel Beach in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., the only home to do so....
  12/16/2014 8:05:00 PM
Bubba Watson released his first solo music video -- and we’re not quite sure wha. Bubba Watson means well. For the past few years, he’s dubbed himself "Bubbaclaus" and run a contest on Twitter in which he gives out Christmas presents. And in 2014, Bubbaclaus is back, only this time...
  12/16/2014 6:38:00 PM
Turns out, Jim Furyk is quite the romantic! The classic story of how he met his . When you think of Jim Furyk, the most common descriptions that come to mind are likely a hard-nosed, workman-like attitude. He’s carved out a tremendously successful career on the PGA Tour -- one of the...
  12/16/2014 5:21:00 PM
The Grind: Paula Creamer gets married, Tiger teams up with Trump, and Rickie and. Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we have never complained about cameras on the golf course. Ian Poulter and Billy Horschel grabbed headlines for doing just that on Saturday, which came shortly...
  12/16/2014 3:00:00 PM
Watson makes rap music video as Bubba Claus. Bubba Watson released a music video of him rapping under the guise of Bubba Watson released a music video of him rapping under the guise of "Bubbaclause."
  12/16/2014 1:48:00 PM
Sam Torrance just called Nick Faldo an "a*******". The 2014 Ryder Cup was, by almost every measure, a fantastic success for the Europeans. Its 16 1/2 to 11 1/2 victory was so humiliating for the Americans that it divided the team and forced...
  12/16/2014 10:01:00 AM
Bilas: U.S. Ryder Cuppers can learn from USA Basketball. ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas says that the U.S. Ryder Cup team can learn from the rise of USA basketball. ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas says that the U.S. Ryder Cup team can learn from the rise of USA basketball.
  12/15/2014 4:05:00 PM
The guy in this commercial clearly just topped his drive. If you watched the PNC Father-Son Challenge last weekend, you probably saw this commercial from Oppenheimer Funds. The ad said everything you’d expect from a well-respected investment bank, but golf nuts everywhere couldn’t help but...
  12/15/2014 1:46:00 PM
Ernie Els: Tiger Woods was the greatest of all... but now I must beat golf’s you. 
  12/15/2014 12:59:00 PM
Wie adds actress to her long list of accomplishments.  It appears that Michelle Wie can add "actress" to her long list of accomplishments.
  12/15/2014 12:52:00 PM
Tour Confidential: What’s Up With Tiger’s Short Game? Plus, Jordan Spieth’s Amaz. Tiger Woods returned to golf with some sweet swings and some flubbed chips. Our roundtable on Tiger’s rust, Jordan Spieth’s amazing run and Keegan Bradley benching the belly putter.
  12/13/2014 10:02:00 PM
Joe Buck on Fox Sports’ golf debut: ’Right now, we are not worthy. Someday, mayb. The skepticism with which many greeted the news that the USGA had turned over its championships to a golf upstart won’t dissipate with one telecast, but it’s not likely that Fox Sports did much to...
  12/12/2014 2:23:00 AM
Toppled tree won’t be replaced until after the AT&T Pebble Beach . Pebble Beach Golf Links will not replace the cypress tree in the 18th fairway toppled by a storm there on Thursday until after the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in February, RJ Harper, executive vice...
  12/11/2014 8:02:00 PM
Jerry Seinfeld declares himself a "WASP," goes and plays golf. The connection between golf and Jerry Seinfeld seems to be growing stronger by the day. Mere weeks after one of our editors spotted a Golf Digest in the background of a Seinfeld re-run, Jerry decided...
  12/11/2014 7:00:00 PM
Explainer: Understanding Rory McIlroy’s court case against his former agents. Rory McIlroy’s court case against Horizon Sports Management, Rory’s former agency, keeps rumbling on, but some interesting new revelations came to light this week. With the case scheduled to go to court in February, there’s...
  12/11/2014 6:27:00 PM
Storm topples tree in 18th fairway at Pebble Beach. One of the two cypress trees in the landing area of the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links was toppled Thursday by strong winds that were a part of what the National Weather Service...
  12/11/2014 5:25:00 PM
You’ve been practicing golf all wrong, and there’s science to prove it. Have you been to the range recently? If so, you probably adhered to the typical range pattern, starting with some wedges, working your way through your irons, before moving on to hybrids, fairway woods, and...
  12/11/2014 3:35:00 PM
Tour players are great big babyish crybabies (about cameras). The pros get upset if a camera on another fairway clicks during their backswing. What babies! During a recent Golf Digest assignment in Florida (at Streamsong Resort -- see “Buddy This!”, in the January issue), three...
  12/11/2014 3:12:00 PM
Patrick Reed’s wife suffers seizure, rushed to hospital. Patrick Reed’s wife, Justine, was rushed to a hospital Tuesday after suffering a grand mal seizure, according to a statement released by Reed through IMG.Justine was in the bathtub when she suffered the seizure, and...
  12/10/2014 2:34:00 PM
Jeff Overton reportedly ejected from Madison Square Garden watching his favorite. A fiery competitor on the golf course (Think: "Boom, baby!!!"), Jeff Overton is just as passionate about his Indiana Hoosiers on the basketball court. There’s nothing wrong with cheering on your alma mater, but apparently,...
  12/10/2014 1:41:00 PM
Missing Links: Steve Stricker nears a crossroads in semi-retirement. Stories of interest you might have missed? It has not been an easy transition to semi-retirement for Steve Stricker, and it “could be coming to a crossroads,” Doug Ferguson of the Associated Press writes. “Even...
  12/9/2014 10:05:00 PM
There is optimism at Treetops Resort despite bankruptcy reorganization. The news, on the surface, was not good: Treetops Resort, once a highly-acclaimed golf and skiing destination in Northern Michigan, had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Was it another sign of waning interest in...
  12/9/2014 9:14:00 PM
Source: U.S. Ryder Cup task force meets for first time.  The U.S. Ryder Cup task force met on Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the meeting.
  12/9/2014 9:14:00 PM
Horizon claims McIlroy wiped clean mobile phones.  Horizon Sports, as part of its on-going legal battle with Rory McIlroy, says McIlroy “wiped clean” up to eight mobile phones, the Irish Times is reporting.
  12/9/2014 9:14:00 PM
Rory wins Golf Writers Trophy for 2nd time in 3 years.  How good was Rory McIlroy’s 2014? The fact that he’s winning trophies without playing should give you an idea.
  12/9/2014 4:29:00 PM
The Grind: Chunking Tiger, hidden baboon, John Daly’s big week & Paulina’s baby . Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we wonder when the Royal Family is going to get out to a PGA Tour event. That happening -- even at a tournament like the Sanderson Farms...
  12/9/2014 11:21:00 AM
Tiger Woods to design Trump course in Dubai. Tiger Woods has been tabbed to design an 18-hole championship course at Trump World Golf Club Dubai, a course that is expected to open by the end of 2017. Tiger Woods has been tabbed to design an 18-hole championship course at Trump World Golf Club Dubai, a course that is expected to open by the end of
  12/8/2014 8:18:00 PM
Either this kid way overreacted to a missed putt, or there was, like, a lot of m. If this video doesn’t describe exactly what golf is, I don’t know what does. Follow @lukekerrdineen !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");...
  12/8/2014 4:55:00 PM
What to expect from Fox Sports’ golf debut at the Shark Shootout this week. For the first time since Golf Channel’s 1995 debut, there is a new network in town. Fox Sports makes its golf telecasting debut during this week’s Shark Shootout when they handle production of the event’s...
  12/7/2014 1:45:00 PM
Putting Merion back like it was before the U.S. Open. A year and a half after the 2013 U.S. Open, Merion Golf Club is almost finished putting the East Course back the way it was. That was the plan all along. If anything, the club expected the restoration work to be completed sooner.

The restoration project involves removing a couple of bunkers that were added for the Open, moving two other bunkers, restoring one bunker that had been removed in he early 1990s, plus widening the fairways to their pre-Open widths of about 30 yards. Gil Hanse is handling the bunker work.
  12/4/2014 7:29:00 PM
Tiger Woods’ latest comeback gets off to about the most disastrous start imagina. Tiger Woods went from being back to being in a back yard with his opening tee shot on Thursday at the Hero World Challenge. Woods pulled a fairway wood out of bounds -- his first...
  12/4/2014 6:39:00 PM
5 Years After Crash, Tiger Woods Is Still Recovering. Since Woods won the 2008 United States Open, he has had two operations, become a father for the second time, been divorced and reached the cusp of middle age.
  12/4/2014 5:39:00 PM
A harsh reminder for Tiger as he makes his latest comeback: Rory is the betting . In all likelihood, neither Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy will break Jack Nicklaus’ career mark of 18 major championship titles. But for now, oddsmakers like Rory’s chances of pulling off the feat better. Related: The...
  12/4/2014 5:23:00 PM
Golfer Killed By Crocodile While Retrieving Golf Ball. 

After being challenged to retrieve golf balls from a lake, a 29-year-old man was killed by a crocodile on a South African golf course on Wednesday.

According to a Bloomberg report, Jacques Van der Sandt was attacked by a 13-foot-long crocodile while

  12/4/2014 5:23:00 PM
So Long Rory -- Is Caroline Wozniacki Dating Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan?. It appears that world No. 1 McIlroy's ex-fiancé is getting along just fine without his companionship; and not just on the court, where tennis star Caroline Wozniacki saw an exciting run to the U.S. Open finals. CSN Washington reported Dec. 1 that Wozniacki and NFL linebacker Ryan Kerrigan of the Washington Redskins attended a
  12/4/2014 12:49:00 PM
A look at the state of golf in Pittsburgh. 
  12/4/2014 8:56:00 AM
Begay details how Woods teamed up with Como.  Notah Begay III detailed Tuesday how Tiger Woods began to work with new swing consultant Chris Como.
  12/3/2014 10:10:00 PM
Tiger Woods on sharp practice round: "I felt like I really needed today". WINDERMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods didn’t just go through the motions during Wednesday’s pro-am at the Hero World Challenge. In fact, he was acutely aware of them. In good spirits and clearly in good...
  12/3/2014 9:25:00 PM
Rain produces cautious optimism at drought-stricken California golf courses. It is too early to know whether it’s the beginning of the end of the drought in California, but rainstorms across the state in recent days have been a welcome relief generally and for golf...
  12/3/2014 7:51:00 PM
Tiger’s new clubs. It has been well chronicled that when Tiger Woods tees off Thursday at the Hero World Challenge, it will be his first competitive round with new swing instructor/consultant Chris Como. Less well known is that...
  12/3/2014 7:34:00 PM
Tiger’s Hero deal worth $6M to $8M per year. Tiger Woods’ sponsorship deal with Hero MotoCorp is his biggest new endorsement contract in five years and is expected to pay the golfer $6 million to $8 million annually.
  12/3/2014 5:45:00 PM
The mystery of Bubba Watson’s finger tattoo has been officially solved!. A few months ago, people on Twitter noticed what appeared to be a tattoo on one of Bubba Watson’s fingers. He hadn’t mentioned anything about it, so we concluded in our impromptu investigation that it...
  12/3/2014 2:32:00 PM
Tiger really didn’t like his 1997 golf swing at the time. Here’s why. Tiger Woods is making his competitive return after a prolonged absence due to injury and is doing so under the guidance of his new "swing consultant," Chris Como. And on Tuesday, he got everybody excited...
  12/3/2014 12:54:00 AM
American golf is actually four years older than we thought it was. If you’re planning on playing a round with a know-it-all golf historian sometime soon, here’s some wonky knowledge you can impress them with: The earliest signs of golf being played in America actually came in...
  12/2/2014 4:32:00 PM - By GACGA Staff
Shore Gate’s Harry Bittner named president of GACGA. The Greater Atlantic City Golf Association (GACGA) Board of Directors has named Shore Gate Golf Club General Manager Harry J. Bittner as its new president.

Bittner’s position entails overseeing the GACGA and working closely with the organization towards its mission of positioning the Greater Atlantic City region as one of the East Coast’s premier golf destinations.

A native of Philadelphia, Bittner began his career in the golf industry at — what was known at the time as Seaview Country ClubM — now Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. He quickly become known as a top-rate golf instructor and continued his skills in this area with tutelage under Hank Haney and Jim McLean.
  12/2/2014 4:15:00 PM
Ryder Cup task force to meet next week for first time.  The U.S. Ryder Cup task force will meet next week, according to one member of the task force.
  12/2/2014 4:14:00 PM
Jack Nicklaus to Receive Congress’ Highest Civilian Honor. Golfing great Jack Nicklaus will receive Congress' highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal.
  12/2/2014 4:14:00 PM
Rory McIlroy Is My Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Rory McIlroy deserves plenty of praise for his on-course accomplishments in 2014. Two major titles. A Ryder Cup victory. The World No. 1 ranking. But he's my Sportsman because he did it all with uncommon grace, writes Alan Shipnuck.
  12/2/2014 4:14:00 PM
Claims that Tiger Woods is a Bad Tipper are ’Just More Bull---t’, Says Sean Fole. Swing coach Sean Foley took the opportunity of a recent interview to defend Tiger Woods against accusations that Tiger is a bad tipper.
  12/2/2014 12:58:00 AM
Looking leaner, Tiger invokes power of past. Tiger Woods went back to his very successful past to try to forge a path to the future.
  12/1/2014 9:54:00 PM
Watch Tiger Woods take his first recorded swings of the Chris Como era. Tiger Woods and new "swing consultant" Chris Como will make their competitive debut as a tandem this week at Woods’ Hero World Challenge. But if you’re wondering what Woods’ new swing will look like, we...
  12/1/2014 5:57:00 PM
How a simple, but far-reaching, rule change might impact college golf. At face value, the idea of allowing college golf coaches to substitute players in and out of their starting lineup between tournament rounds doesn’t seem to be that radical a suggestion. Until, that is,...
  12/1/2014 4:19:00 PM
Tour Confidential: What Should We Expect From Tiger Woods’ Return? Plus, Jordan . 
Tiger Woods returns to action this week for the first time since the PGA Championship. Our roundtable on expectations for Tiger, Jordan Spieth’s win Down Under and the best golf gifts this holiday season.
  12/1/2014 4:19:00 PM
Vonn: Woods an 'inspiration' during injury rehab.  Lindsey Vonn (knee) and boyfriend Tiger Woods (back) have both been rehabbing injuries, and both are getting ready to return to their respective sports.
  12/1/2014 4:19:00 PM
Whaley's ascension began before Bishop's ouster.  Despite the timing, and how it may appear, Suzy Whaley’s ascent to PGA of America secretary began long before Ted Bishop’s exit.
  11/29/2014 12:17:00 PM
Rio Wins Legal Battle Over Olympic Golf Course. A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won't be ready in time for test events.
  11/28/2014 5:42:00 PM
VIDEO: Chalmers nearly makes ace after hitting fan. Greg Chalmers’ tee shot at the par-3 11th Friday at The Australian Golf Club hit a fan, then nearly found the hole for an ace. Greg Chalmers’ tee shot at the par-3 11th Friday at The Australian Golf Club hit a fan, then nearly found the hole for an ace.
  11/27/2014 1:11:00 PM
Bryan brothers film trick shots for Thanksgiving. George Bryan IV and his brother Wesley Bryan used to be known for their success on the South Carolina roster. Now they’re spreading their name with golf trick-shot videos. George Bryan IV and his brother Wesley Bryan used to be known for their success on the South Carolina roster. Now they’re spreading their name with
  11/27/2014 9:29:00 AM
Tiger Woods and the Thanksgiving Night That Forever Changed Golf. For 12 years Tiger Woods played the most exciting and dominant golf in the history of the game. Five years ago he lost control of his life, and nothing has been the same since, writes Alan Shipnuck.
  11/27/2014 9:29:00 AM
Tiger Woods vs. Dan Jenkins and More in The Van Cynical Mailbag. The whole Tiger - Dan Jenkins brouhaha could have been avoided if Tiger had taken the time to speak just once with the best American sportswriter of the 20th century, writes Gary Van Sickle in this week's Van Cynical Mailbag.
  11/26/2014 3:27:00 PM
How Derek Jeter Landed Tiger Woods’ Dan Jenkins Article. When Tiger Woods took to the web last week to lambaste golf writer Dan Jenkins for his fictitious interview with Woods, the 14-time major winner published his rebuke not on his own web site or as a guest op-ed in an established newspaper or magazine but on Derek Jeter’s upstart blog The Players’ Tribune.
  11/25/2014 11:51:00 AM
Dan Jenkins’ fake interview with Tiger Woods. The legendary writer, who made a career of poking fun at the high and mighty in sports, famously pointed his poison pen at Tiger in an obviously fake interiew in the current issue of Golf Digest.

Tiger was not amused, and he cried foul.

Even some of Jenkins’ fans think he went too far, that the parody was too mean spirited. Judge for yourself:

Q: Why haven’t you fired Steiny, by the way? You’ve fired everybody else. Three gurus, Butch, Hank and Sean Foley. Two caddies, Fluff and Stevie. Your first agent, Hughes Norton, who made you rich before you’d won anything. Other minions.

A: I’ll probably get around to it.
  11/25/2014 11:36:00 AM
Here's a very important video of Tiger's new coach.  In case you haven’t heard, Tiger Woods has hired Chris Como to be his new swing coach. Not much is known about the 37-year-old based in Plano, Texas other than he was named one of the "best young teachers" in 2013 by Golf Digest and that his website is apparently not prepared for any sort of significant traffic.
  11/25/2014 11:36:00 AM
Foley's advice for Como: Enjoy the Tiger ride.  Tiger Woods’ new swing coach Chris Como is about to step into a whole new world. Predecessor Sean Foley has some advice.
  11/25/2014 11:33:00 AM
More tickets to 2015 U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster CC going on sale. 
  11/25/2014 11:33:00 AM
McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links. When it opened in 2002, McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links was recognized by Golf Digest as one of the best new courses in the country.

Twelve years later, McCullough’s, which is owned by the township, is still going strong and still turning heads. Windswept and largely wide-open, McCullough’s likes to bill itself as a "taste of the British Isles at the Jersey Shore."
  11/25/2014 1:58:00 AM
Hey Nicklaus Fans! USGA to Rebroadcast ’Jack’s First Major’ on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day is not just a time to watch football – this year, you can take in the start of one of the greatest sport rivalries of all time between the “King” and the “Golden Bear.”?
  11/24/2014 10:25:00 PM
Presidential honoree Sifford vows love of game. Charlie Sifford never dreamed he would visit the White House. Monday afternoon, in front of hundreds of guests, the pioneer golfer was honored for having integrated professional golf by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Charlie Sifford never dreamed he would visit the White House. Monda
  11/24/2014 8:10:00 PM
Why golfers need to rearrange when they serve their Thanksgiving meals this year. For most American sports fans, Thanksgiving typically consists of oversize helpings of turkey and football, the consumption of the latter frequently determining when the former actually gets served. Now golf fans will have another...
  11/24/2014 2:36:00 PM
Rosaforte: Tiger’s new swing consultant, Chris Como, ’not a method teacher’. This story comes from the Nov. 24 issue of Golf World: There is still a dent in the ceiling at the Westlake Golf Course golf shop that Chris Como left when he was swinging a...
  11/24/2014 12:00:00 PM
PGA Tour Confidential: Tiger Woods’ New Coach, LPGA’s Breakout Season and Trump’. Tiger Woods jump-started his return to golf -- expected Dec. 3 -- by condemning a golf writer and hiring a new swing coach. Our roundtable takes on Tiger, the LPGA's 'Groundhog Day' playoff and Donald Trump's plan to change Turnberry.
  11/23/2014 9:43:00 AM
Whaley’s election to PGA secretary promotes growth. In a vote that lasted only 30 seconds, the PGA of America not only elected its first female officer in the history of the organization, Suzy Whaley, but also moved past the overhang of removing former president Ted Bishop just a month ago for insensitive and sexiest remarks in a tweet. In a vote that lasted only 30 s
  11/22/2014 6:21:00 PM
Chris Como just got a new full-time job as Tiger Woods’ coach. For the last 10 years, the three most famous instructors in golf have been Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter and whoever is teaching Tiger Woods. Now, it’s Chris Como’s turn to join the group. Woods tweeted the...
  11/22/2014 10:54:00 AM
Ted Bishop reinvigorated, focused on future. In the 28 days since his removal, Ted Bishop has come to terms with what happened. In doing so, he doesn’t necessarily agree with the outcome, but refuses to let it gnaw at him. In the 28 days since his removal, Ted Bishop has come to terms with what happened. In doing so, he doesn’t necessarily agree with the outcome, but refus
  11/22/2014 9:11:00 AM
Club at Morgan Hill in Easton for sale at $1.7 million. 
  11/21/2014 4:12:00 PM
GAP: Merion’s Robert Morey elected president at annual meeting. 
  11/21/2014 3:41:00 PM
VIDEO: McIlroy chunks 3-wood in Dubai. Rory McIlroy is just two shots behind leader Henrik Stenson through two rounds of the DP World Tour Championship. He shot 70 Friday, but also produced one of his worst shots of the season. Rory McIlroy is just two shots behind leader Henrik Stenson through two rounds of the DP World Tour Championship. He shot 70 Friday, but also pro
  11/21/2014 3:41:00 PM
Whaley, Libby, Haywood state cases for PGA secretary.  Candidates in what may be a historic vote for the PGA of America made their final pitch to delegates to become secretary of the association on Thursday.
  11/21/2014 3:41:00 PM
Feherty backs Tiger, says parody was 'mean-spirited'.  David Feherty said Wednesday that writer Dan Jenkins and Golf Digest crossed the line with the satirical piece that touched on Woods’ failed marriage, willingness to fire employees and reputation as a bad tipper.
  11/21/2014 2:22:00 AM
Christina Kim Handles Downs and Ups by Dealing Openly With Depression. Having struggled with depression and years of inconsistency on the golf course, Kim recently won her first North American title in nine years and is feeling good about herself and her game.
  11/20/2014 8:51:00 AM
Police Called to Weston Golf Club After Fight Breaks Out Over No-Jeans Policy. Police Called to Break Up Fight over Dress Code
  11/19/2014 9:06:00 PM
Sorry, you missed your opportunity to buy Dustin Johnson’s waterfront mansion. On Monday, Tim Rosaforte reported Dustin Johnson is eyeing a February return from his "leave of absence" from the PGA Tour and that he’s been busy working out and practicing. Apparently, he’s also been wheelin’...
  11/18/2014 4:47:00 PM
Tiger Woods Slams Golf Writer Over ’Faked’ Interview. It's a joke, but Tiger Woods isn't laughing. He has penned an angry article criticizing a legendary sportswriter for a fake interview that Woods says is a 'grudge-fueled piece of character assassination.'
  11/18/2014 3:06:00 PM
This is probably the bravest/stupidest thing you’ll see today. Darren Maule is a television host in South Africa, and last week, he concocted a cunning plan. He decided to hire a stuntman and hit a golf ball directly at him from a few yards...
  11/18/2014 2:44:00 PM
Corey Pavin, Juli Inkster Join Fox Sports’ U.S. Open Broadcast Team. Corey Pavin, the 1995 Open champion, and Juli Inkster, a two-time winner of the Women’s U.S. Open, are joining the team that will be led by Hall of Famer Greg Norman and Fox’s lead sports anchor Joe Buck. Fox will also announce the signing of four-time PGA Tour winner Steve Flesch and Shane O’Donoghue, host of CNN’s Living Golf show and a regular contributor to
  11/18/2014 2:44:00 PM
’Be The Ball’ Documentary Attempts To Find The Secret To Great Golf. The film, BE THE BALL: A Golf Documentary, proposes that mental fitness is more important than skill or physical conditioning in golf, and that honing mental acuity can take players “into the zone.” Lang spoke with about the idea and process of making this ambitious movie.
  11/17/2014 11:22:00 PM
A "dialed in" Dustin Johnson targets a return to the PGA Tour at Torrey Pines. Dustin Johnson’s "personal challenges," now involve how many miles he is going to cycle, how many balls he’s going to hit, what it’s going to be like as a father, and how many days...
  11/17/2014 4:29:00 PM
The real cause of slow play isn’t what you think. You know that guy who takes three practice swings and reads putts from both sides of the hole? And that other guy who tells long jokes when it’s his honor on the tee box? Turns...
  11/16/2014 12:56:00 PM
Boxer Floyd Mayweather’s Birthday Gift to His Son: A Gold Bentley Golf Cart. Floyd "Money" Mayweather just made every other 15-year-old -- and many golf lovers -- extremely jealous; the undefeated boxing champion bought a gold Bentley golf cart for his son Koraun's 15th birthday.
  11/16/2014 12:56:00 PM
Son of Legend Seve Ballesteros Turns Pro. Javier Ballesteros, the eldest son of five-time major champion Seve Ballesteros, has announced his arrival to the professional circuit.
  11/15/2014 4:30:00 PM
Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden says golf is "more stressful than combat". Rob O’Neill is the Navy SEAL who shot Osama Bin Laden during the raid on his compound in 2011. As a way of getting over his post-traumatic stress from the whole episode, a military psychiatrist...
  11/15/2014 4:29:00 PM
This is the best sunscreen for golfers, and I’m not kidding. As I drove home from my dermatologist’s office, I felt more than slightly annoyed. Slicing two bumps from the side of my nose had taken the doctor roughly eleven seconds, from Novocain to Band-Aid, yet...
  11/15/2014 1:45:00 PM
Missing Links: An Olympics without Tiger Woods? It could happen. Stories of interest you might have missed? The return of golf to the Olympic Games hasn’t gone particularly swimmingly, but there was always Tiger Woods on which to fall back. Now, that is not a...
  11/15/2014 11:04:00 AM
Q&A With Ben Sharpe, New President of TaylorMade Golf. A question-and-answer with new TaylorMade Golf CEO Ben Sharpe.
  11/15/2014 10:57:00 AM
USGA Alters Green Section, Darin Bevard gets big promotion. 
  11/14/2014 8:44:00 PM
Cops conduct booze raid at French Creek GC. 
  11/14/2014 11:53:00 AM
Renault Winery Resort and Golf files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 
  11/14/2014 10:49:00 AM
GAP: College Corner: Where locals are playing college golf . 
  11/13/2014 6:28:00 PM
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is Augusta National’s third female member. Augusta National Golf Club has another female member.IBM CEO Virginia (Ginni) Rometty has joined Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore as the third female member of the longtime home of the Masters, multiple sources have...
  11/13/2014 4:06:00 PM
Overbrook GC hit with messy sexual harassment lawsuit. 
  11/12/2014 4:01:00 PM
Greg Norman returns to golf after chainsaw accident. Greg Norman returned to competitive golf for the first time since a Sept. 13 chainsaw accident on Wednesday at a pro-am for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Greg Norman returned to competitive golf for the first time since a Sept. 13 chainsaw accident on Wednesday at a pro-am for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
  11/12/2014 3:58:00 PM
Sean O’Hair: After two bad years, can he get back in the conversation?. He turned pro at 17, won the PGA Tour his rookie year and earned a spot on the Presidents Cup in 2009. He has pocketed $17.5 million in career earnings.

Yet, for the past couple of years, Sean O’Hair has fought his swing and the clutter in his head, plummeting to 446th in the World Golf Rankings.

Can he get it back?

O’Hair thinks he can. He thinks is best golf is ahead of him.
  11/12/2014 1:26:00 PM
Catching up with Rugge, godfather of adjustability. More than any other person, Dick Rugge was responsible for creating and sustaining the concept of adjustability in golf clubs. But that’s the past, and Rugge would rather talk about the present. More than any other person, Dick Rugge was responsible for creating and sustaining the concept of adjustability in golf
  11/12/2014 6:00:00 AM
National Signing Day: Class of 2015 boys signees. Junior golfers around the country will be signing their national letters of intent during the early signing period, Nov. 12-19, and Golfweek will record the signings here as they roll in. Junior golfers around the country will be signing their national letters of intent during the early signing period, Nov
  11/11/2014 9:02:00 PM
Charlie Sifford, First Black Tour Pro, to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom. Charlie Sifford, who became the first black player to earn his PGA Tour card in 1961, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Monday.
  11/11/2014 9:02:00 PM
Joe Buck Talks Calling the U.S. Open, Partnering with the Shark and More. Joe Buck talks joining the Shark to create golf's most anticipated broadcast duo.
  11/11/2014 7:00:00 PM
16 strange things people have randomly found in their golf bag. A friend of mine in high school once played so terribly in a tournament that, as soon as he got home, he threw his clubs in the garage and stormed away. His bag smelt really...
  11/11/2014 2:09:00 PM
Why Rory McIlroy shouldn’t worry about friend/fling Nadia Forde joining the cast. Irish model Nadia Forde, who has been unofficially linked to dating Rory McIlroy, has officially signed on to join the cast of "I’m A Celebrity. . . Get Me Out Of Here!" Related: Photos of...
  11/11/2014 2:08:00 PM
Tough times for golf courses in Pittsburgh. 
  11/11/2014 12:05:00 AM
The tool USGA officials hope will help solve the problem of slow play. USGA technical director Matt Pringle knows he can’t wave a magic wand and make golf’s slow-play problems disappear. But when he speaks during the Pace of Play Symposium the USGA is hosting this week at...
  11/10/2014 6:00:00 PM
Weird Golf News Of The Week: ATV joyriders vandalize Winged Foot. At about 3 p.m. on Sunday, two people -- one riding a yellow ATV and the other riding a lime green one -- drove onto the fifth hole of Winged Foot’s East Course and began...
  11/10/2014 2:19:00 PM
A trip to the driving range is causing injured NBA star Steve Nash a lot of grie. There was a Steve Nash sighting last week, although not one Los Angeles Lakers fans hoped to see as they wistfully wait for the injured two-time NBA MVP to return to the court. Nash...
  11/10/2014 1:34:00 PM
Adam Scott, the Bonzai Pipeline and his caddie: A story of survival, thankfully. Adam Scott is auditioning caddies in the wake of Steve Williams’ semi-retirement, a good time for a reminder to avoid those who would steer him into a water hazard. At the Sony Open in Hawaii...
  11/10/2014 9:52:00 AM
In year full of great stories, Davies' may be best.  In a year full of compelling LPGA storylines, 51-year-old Laura Davies’ attempt to make history may prove the best of all.
  11/10/2014 9:52:00 AM
Timberlake sells Mirimichi course for just $500K.  After reportedly pouring $16 million into a renovation of Mirimichi Golf Club in Memphis, Justin Timberlake recently sold the course for $500,000.
  11/10/2014 9:52:00 AM
Motion filed to dismiss D. Johnson's lawsuit.  Less than a week after Dustin Johnson filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against his former advisor, Nathan Hardwick, members of Hardwick’s former firm filed a motion to dismiss the suit on Monday.
  11/10/2014 9:50:00 AM
Rory McIlroy Is Golf Magazine’s Player of the Year For the Third Time in Four Ye. We assumed that the sublime play Tiger Woods displayed in his platinum prime would never be seen again. We were wrong. Michael Bamberger offers laurels -- and a word of advice -- to our three-time Player of the Year Rory McIlroy.
  11/9/2014 10:27:00 AM
Video: Bubba holes-out for eagle, wins in playoff.  Bubba Watson looked like he was in total control early on the back nine Sunday at the WGC-HSBC, but inexplicably began stumbling down the stretch.
  11/9/2014 10:27:00 AM
Inkster joining Fox as commentator for USGA events .  Juli Inkster will be joining Fox as a commentator when the network begins its coverage of the U.S. Open and other USGA events next year.
  11/9/2014 10:27:00 AM
Batter up! Man makes incredible ace with baseball bat.  Imagine trying to make a hole-in-one with a baseball bat. Or, watch this to see what it looks like.
  11/8/2014 3:02:00 PM
Book Review: Great Golf Collections. Each week will highlight a golf book that it finds of interest to readers. This week is: Great Golf Collections of the World By Dick McDonough and Peter Georgiady Saron Press, $49.95, hardback, 220...
  11/8/2014 2:15:00 PM
Former GM pleads guilty in Rye golf club scam. The city of Rye, N.Y., earned a bit of vindication after former Rye Golf Club general manager Scott Yandrasevich pleaded guilty Thursday to grand larceny and falsifying records. The city of Rye, N.Y., earned a bit of vindication after former Rye Golf Club general manager Scott Yandrasevich pleaded guilty Thursday to grand lar
  11/8/2014 11:47:00 AM
Rickie Fowler disagrees with old guard that Ryder Cup Task Force is unnecessary. SHANGHAI, China -- Rickie Fowler doesn’t know when the PGA of America’s newly formed Ryder Cup task force is going to convene for the first time, but unlike some of the older guard who...
  11/7/2014 7:16:00 PM
Barr to be named USGA director of communications. Adam Barr, a longtime golf journalist and current president of Miura Golf, will be announced Monday by the United States Golf Association as its new senior director of communications, <em>Golfweek</em> has learned. Adam Barr, a longtime golf journalist and current president of Miura Golf, will be announced Monday by the United S
  11/7/2014 8:53:00 AM
Reed apologizes: Slur was a ’stupid error’. Patrick Reed apologized Friday for his outburst at the HSBC Champions, which was captured on live television during the opening round of a World Golf Championship.
  11/7/2014 8:36:00 AM
Obama to MJ: Worry about your NBA team, not my game.  President Obama fired back at Michael Jordan after the NBA legend called him a "sh----" golfer.
  11/7/2014 8:36:00 AM
R&A releases new logo for Open Championship.  The R&A unveiled a new logo for the Open Championship on Tuesday, a symbol designed to capture the defining attributes of the year’s third major and share the unique heritage to golf fans around the world.
  11/7/2014 8:36:00 AM
Details emerge from D. Johnson's RICO lawsuit.  Dustin Johnson is seeking punitive and compensatory damages stemming from a $3 million loan to one of his former advisers that cascaded into a possible RICO conspiracy violation.
  11/7/2014 8:34:00 AM
Patrick Reed’s Gay Slur Brings Golf’s Ugly Issues of Bigotry Into the Light. Someone forgot to tell Patrick Reed that golf’s bigotry is genteel and wears a natty blazer.
  11/7/2014 8:34:00 AM
Patrick Reed Caught Making Gay Slur During Live Broadcast of WGC-HSBC Champions. 

Patrick Reed is once again making news with his mouth.

This time, however, there won’t be nearly as many people standing behind him.

During the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in China, Reed was caught cursing himself on camera, saying “don’t f***ing three-putt you f***ing f*ggot.”

  11/7/2014 12:41:00 AM
Watch these two alligators get into an epic fight on a golf course. We’re not sure why these two alligators decided to get into this nasty fist fight. One alligator is noticeably smaller than the other, so it could have something to do with the whole alligators-eat-their-young thing,...
  11/6/2014 9:30:00 PM
Augusta National’s beefed up security recalls the tale of the club’s most famous. Getting into the field at Augusta National for the Masters has always been difficult. Getting onto the famed course’s grounds just got tougher. The Augusta Chronicle reports the club has increased security at its...
  11/6/2014 8:02:00 PM
A guy who chips with one hand just made it to the European Tour. If you suffer from that dreaded sickness known as the yips, here’s some inspiration: 30-year-old former-yipper Jason Palmer has just earned his European Tour card.Palmer suffered from such a severe case of the chipping yips that...
  11/5/2014 10:47:00 PM
Former PGA President Ted Bishop Writes About Whether He Still Loves the PGA: ’Ho. In his first blog post since the PGA of America fired him over a social media gaff, former PGA President Ted Bishop admitted that he loves the PGA a little less than he did before his ousting.
  11/5/2014 10:47:00 PM
Barack Obama Shrugs Off Michael Jordan’s "Sh---y Golfer" Remark. According to The Hill, the commander-in-chief, who's believed to be around a 17 handicap, told WJMR in Wisconsin that he thinks Jordan "might've just been trying to give Ahmad an extra ratings boost on his show."
  11/5/2014 10:46:00 PM
Browns backup QB graces cover of Golf Digest . Johnny Manziel plays golf. In fact, at the rate he’s going he may play more golf than football.
  11/5/2014 9:14:00 AM
Bubba: Media criticism the only way I can improve.  Bubba Watson turned 36 on Wednesday. He says it’s finally time to grow up.
  11/5/2014 9:14:00 AM
Lefty selling Rancho Santa Fe home for $6 mil.  For the bargain price of $6 million, Phil Mickelson’s Tuscan-style estate can be yours.
  11/5/2014 9:14:00 AM
Notes: Spieth sports AT&T logo like Tiger used to.  For the first time in nearly five years, the AT&T logo can be found on a golf bag on the PGA Tour.
  11/5/2014 9:14:00 AM
Scott receives hundreds of inquires for caddie job.  As far as caddies are concerned, this might as well be the Adam Scott sweepstakes.
  11/4/2014 11:57:00 PM
Ted Bishop writes that his love for PGA of America has waned in wake of ouster. Former PGA of America president Ted Bishop has re-emerged from his brief exile with a blog post he entitled “The First Day of the Rest of My Life,” in which he said he no longer...
  11/4/2014 9:20:00 PM
The Open has a new "brand identity," but don’t worry, it’s still a golf tourname. R&A officials unveiled a new logo Tuesday for The Open, although they’re really calling it a "brand identity." What’s the difference between the two? A brand identity is more than just a logo. Regardless, we...
  11/4/2014 9:07:00 AM
Golf seen as way to help juvenile offenders. 
  11/3/2014 3:19:00 PM
New Guinness World Record for 'Fastest Golf Cart' set.  This may not be the world’s coolest golf cart. And it certainly isn’t the best golf-themed crime-thwarting vessel.
  11/3/2014 3:19:00 PM
Hawk's Nest: Golf's 2014 report cards.  The 2014 season saw Phil and Tiger step back as Rory took over the golf world. Here’s John Hawkins with his year-end report cards.
  11/3/2014 3:19:00 PM
Johnson files lawsuit for possible embezzlement.  Dustin Johnson has filed a racketeering lawsuit against Nathan Hardwick and various officers with the Morris Firm.
  11/3/2014 3:16:00 PM
Tour Confidential: How to Fix Tiger Woods, What Would You Tell Him? Plus, Rory’s. Gary Player says he could get Tiger Woods back on track in an hour, so if you were Tiger's coach for 60 minutes, what would you tell him? Our panel debates coaching Tiger, whether Champions Tour stars could compete on the PGA Tour and dream golf foursomes.
  11/3/2014 2:00:00 PM
Two important new golf-course classifications. During the Sunday Morning Group’s recent golf-only trip to Atlantic City, we played one course that made me extra sympathetic to women golfers, because there were so many houses right next to the fairways. It...
  11/3/2014 5:00:00 AM
Best Damn Clubs Around. The top 20 joints for letting it all hang out.
  11/3/2014 12:42:00 AM
How the Bryan Bros became golf’s greatest trick shot team. As a steady stream of golf trick shot videos began going viral early in 2014, Wesley Bryan began having thoughts of making his own. After seeing one particular video blow up on YouTube in which...
  11/2/2014 12:03:00 PM
Ryan Moore Defends CIMB Classic Title, Wins by 3 Shots. Moore shot a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke win, beating fellow American Gary Woodland for the second straight year. He finished on 17-under 271 at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club to become the first player to defend a title on the PGA Tour since Tiger Woods at the Arnold Palmer Invitation in 2013.
  11/2/2014 12:03:00 PM
Dustin Johnson Suing Former Advisers for Allegedly Stealing $3 Million. Dustin Johnson was allegedly scammed out of $3 million by a group of his trusted advisers, one of which used to occupy a seat on the Dustin Johnson Foundation, according to a lawsuit Johnson filed this week in Georgia that was obtained and reported on by
  10/31/2014 3:40:00 PM
No clear sign of end to D. Johnson’s leave. Dustin Johnson, stillon voluntary leave from PGA Tour, will not defend title in HSBC-Champions event in China
  10/31/2014 2:00:00 PM
Five undeniable truths we learned from the Ted Bishop Affair. Aside from the obvious -- that the presidency of the PGA is an inappropriate position from which to launch silly attacks on professional golfers, and that Ted Bishop’s ego is so enormous that he thinks...
  10/31/2014 1:31:00 PM
Ted Bishop Shouldn’t Have Lost His Job, Say a Majority of Top 100 Teachers. A poll of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers reveals a majority thinks former PGA of America President Ted Bishop should not have lost his job after calling Ian Poulter a ‘lil girl’ on social media last week.
  10/31/2014 1:31:00 PM
Gary Player: I Can Fix Tiger Woods In One Hour. 

Tiger Woods still doesn’t have a new swing coach after parting ways with Sean Foley in late August. Here’s an unlikely choice for his new guru: 9-time major champ Gary Player. In an interview with Graham Bensinger, Player said he would love to sit down with Woods for an hour, and that’s all the time he would need go fix Woods’ problems.

  10/31/2014 1:10:00 PM
Video: Michael Jordan calls Barack Obama a "$%*!" golfer. On Tuesday, Michael Jordan took down Keegan Bradley on Twitter with trash talk. In a video that made the rounds on Thursday, his Airness took on a much bigger target. Related: Michael Jordan had a...
  10/30/2014 9:01:00 PM
Weird golf news of the week: Fleet of golf carts stolen from private club. Golf carts get stolen all the time, but they’re usually abandoned after being used for late-night, alcohol-influenced joy rides that wreak havoc on golf courses. Not this time. Related: More weird golf news According to...
  10/30/2014 4:08:00 PM
19 PGA Golf Management University programs to vie for 13th PGA Jones Cup. 
  10/29/2014 9:05:00 AM
Timeline: Ted Bishop's PGA presidency.  A timeline of key events during the presidency of the PGA of America by Ted Bishop.
  10/29/2014 9:05:00 AM
#LikeAGirl video taking off in wake of Bishop backlash.  Procter & Gamble didn’t commission its #LikeAGirl video in response to the Ted Bishop-Ian Poulter dust-up, but the controversy created by the (now former) PGA of America president derisively calling the British golfer a "Lil Girl" on social media has put the female-empowering video back in the spotlight.
  10/29/2014 8:58:00 AM
Political ads on Golf Channel 93% Republican. 
  10/29/2014 1:00:00 AM
Judge Gives Rio 5 Days to Make Decision on Olympic Golf Course Changes. A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games.
  10/29/2014 1:00:00 AM
Ted Bishop: I Shouldn’t Have Been Fired Over ’Lil Girl’ Tweet. 

Former PGA of America President Ted Bishop apologized for his “lil girl” tweet about Ian Poulter but said he did not deserve to be fired over the offence in an appearance on Golf Channel this morning. Bishop was contrite and appeared especially pained that his actions on social media will overshadow his record as an advocate for women in golf. However, he was also critical of the PGA of America’s reaction to the controversy.

  10/28/2014 7:07:00 PM
Michael Jordan just burned Keegan Bradley on Twitter. Michael Jordan took over the Charlotte Hornets Twitter account on Tuesday. Keegan Bradley noticed, so he decided it was a good time to give MJ some grief about his golf game..@hornets MJ how does it...
  10/28/2014 6:02:00 PM
Phila PGA: Dave Quinn named Player of Year at Fall Meeting. 
  10/28/2014 3:07:00 PM
Dan Jenkins receives the 2015 Old Tom Morris Award. The Old Tom Morris Award is given annually by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America to a person who, according to its website, "through a continuing lifetime commitment to the game of golf, has...
  10/28/2014 1:54:00 PM
John Daly becomes the latest athlete to look tiny next to Yao Ming. John Daly will proudly join the list of elite athletes who have looked tiny posing for a photo next to 7’6" retired basketball star Yao Ming. The two met at China’s Mission Hills resort where...
  10/28/2014 11:37:00 AM
Ted Bishop shows remorse in social-media slip. Ousted PGA of America president Ted Bishop spent Tuesday morning inside the studios of Golf Channel in Orlando trying to explain how two regretful messages expressed across two social-media platforms late last week have thrown his near four-decade career as a PGA professional into turmoil. Ousted PGA of America president Ted Bi
  10/28/2014 12:52:00 AM
This guy got so unlucky in the finals of the World Crazy Golf Championship. Competitive mini-golf events span all across the United States and Great Britain, and people actually travel from different countries to play in the tournaments.That was the case at the 2014 World Crazy Golf Championship on October 25th...
  10/27/2014 9:41:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Should the PGA Have Fired Ted Bishop? Plus, the Scariest Shot. 
Did PGA of America president Ted Bishop deserve to be fired -- and erased from PGA history -- over calling Ian Poulter a ‘lil girl.’ Our Tour Confidential roundtable on Bishop’s Twitter disaster, the scariest shot in golf and favorite munis.
  10/27/2014 4:00:00 AM
The End of Ted Bishop’s PGA Reign. The behind-the-scenes story of the crazy 22 hours that ultimately led to the dismissal of the controversial PGA of America president
  10/27/2014 12:04:00 AM
John Daly plays golf with Jessica Alba, proves to everyone that chicks still dig. As part of the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am in China last week, Jessica Alba played golf with John Daly. Alba told Golf Digest back in 2007 that she’s a 22 handicap, and that she...
  10/24/2014 10:21:00 PM
Bishop releases statement following 'impeachment'.  Following his removal as the president of the PGA of America, Ted Bishop released a statement in which he termed his ousting an "impeachment."
  10/24/2014 10:20:00 PM
Bamberger: The Real Ted Bishop. His legacy may paint him as a fool, or worse, but the real man is anything but that.
  10/24/2014 5:43:00 PM
PGA ousts prez for Poulter ’girl’ comments . Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.
  10/24/2014 5:00:00 PM
Ted Bishop Fired As PGA President. Visit for the complete story.
  10/24/2014 3:56:00 PM
Book Review: Draw in the Dunes -- The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish that Shocked. Each week will highlight a golf book that it finds of interest to readers. This week is: Draw in the Dunes: The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish that Shocked the World, by...
  10/24/2014 8:26:00 AM
Poulter bristles at Bishop's 'Lil Girl' tweet.  Ian Poulter and PGA of America president Ted Bishop have locked horns over Bishop calling Poulter a "Lil Girl" for criticizing Nick Faldo.
  10/23/2014 10:54:00 PM
PGA president Ted Bishop defends Faldo, calls Poulter ‘lil girl’. PGA of America president Ted Bishop, no stranger to controversy, entered another one via Twitter on Thursday, lashing out at Ian Poulter and calling him “lil girl” for comments he made about Nick Faldo in...
  10/23/2014 5:02:00 PM
This viral golf photo speaks volumes about the separation of two worlds. Golf often is a place to escape life’s realities, but a Spanish course couldn’t avoid them as it became the backdrop for a dramatic photo making its way around the Internet Thursday. The image...
  10/23/2014 2:57:00 PM
The USA Basketball blueprint the PGA should follow.  Suggestions have been made that the PGA should follow the USA Basketball model for Ryder Cup success.
  10/23/2014 2:56:00 PM
The Coolest -- and Longest -- 3-Foot Putt You’ll Ever See. Instead of making a simple 3-foot putt while playing the ninth hole at The Golf House Club, Elie in Fife, Scotland, this golfer tried something a little different; aiming straight up the hill to have the ball track slowly, effortlessly, into the hole.
  10/23/2014 2:56:00 PM
Irish Retiree Could Face $630,000 Bill After Losing Sandbagging Lawsuit. An Irish retiree who sued his golf club for defaming him over cheating on his handicap is facing legal bills of over $650,000.
  10/23/2014 11:40:00 AM
Tom Watson resurfaces from Ryder Cup exile at the World Series. Longtime Kansas City Royals fan Tom Watson has kept a low profile since his less-than-stellar Ryder Cup captaincy and the ensuing brouhaha over his communication skills. But the Kansas native resurfaced at Game 2...
  10/22/2014 4:21:00 PM
Recalling the rarest of breeds: A newspaperman who brought down one president an. The Internet has been overflowing with tributes to Ben Bradlee, the charismatic former executive editor of the Washington Post who died Tuesday at 93. Bradlee was arguably the most important newspaper editor in history, presiding...
  10/22/2014 11:47:00 AM
Donald Trump: Trump National-Philadelphia is as good as Pine Valley. No interview with Donald Trump is every boring, and certainly not this one in Golf Digest in which he discusses his growing golf empire, which includes the local course formerly known as Pine Hill.

Trump: It is as good as Pine Valley, if not better.

GD: Do you really believe that?

Trump: Yes, I really believe it. And if you went there, you would say it, too. And everybody that goes there says it.
  10/22/2014 8:48:00 AM
Bamberger: PGA of America’s Ryder Cup Task Force Is All Wrong for Team USA. Try as it might to fix Team USA’s Ryder Cup woes, the PGA of America got it all wrong by empaneling an 11-member task force. The simple solution: Scrap the marketing hype, and go back to treating the event as what it is, writes Michael Bamberger.

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