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GOLFChicago Fall 2018

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The Lure of We-Ko-Pa
Banff's Rocky Mountain High

Ryder Cup Apparel

InstructionThe Good Stuff



Hot Stuff!

Wine and Sprits

Stoatin Brae

France to Host Ryder Cup

The King at Tree Tops

Linksoul Apparel

Glenview Park Golf Club

Kiawah Island  Golf Resort

Wild Dunes

12 Oaks Foundation

Gary Player at the Western Golf Associiation

Oak Meadows Golf Club Renovation


U.S. Senior Women's Open

From Motown to Golftown


Oahu's Turtle Bay Resort


In The News

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:58:48 GMT
As the longest government shutdown in American history stretches on, President Donald Trump's golf game hits a milestone of its own.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:15:16 GMT
Hosung Choi may not have the best form on the PGA Tour, but his swing is definitely the most notable. SI's Daniel Rapaport shares why the golf needs a character like Choi on tour.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:30:00 GMT
When No. ranked Joaquin Niemann won the Latin America Amateur Championship a year ago, it was the first time a player inside the top 50 on the World Amateur Golf Ranking had claimed the title. Or inside the top 100.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:31:00 GMT
The new Sentry Tournament of Champions winner is proof that you should never judge long drivers by their shoe size
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:54:21 GMT
Tiger Woods will kick off his 2019 schedule next week at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, an event he has won seven times in his illustrious career. Woods, coming off a resurgent 2018 in which he claimed his first tour victory since 2013 after battling chronic back problems, last played at the Hero World Challenge in December. The Farmers is his first official PGA Tour start since his pulsing victory at the Tour Championship. “We couldn't be happier to have Tiger back in our field,” tournament directory Peter Ripa said in a statement (via the PGA Tour). “He really launched his fairytale comeback season right here last January, and he has enjoyed incredible success at Torrey Pines Golf
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:29:01 GMT
The PGA Tour heads back to the mainland this week, as Palm Springs plays host to the Desert Classic where several of the game's bigger names will take their shot at the three-course rotation. Here's a look at some of the marquee, early-round groupings in California as Phil Mickelson makes his 2019 debut on familiar territory (all times ET): 11:40 a.m. La Quinta), 1:20 p.m.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:45:00 GMT
We have an agreement now to feel free to ask whatever you want to do together but not feel bad when someone says she can't do it. IS IT HARD TO BE FRIENDS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU'RE COMPETING AGAINST? I turned pro when I was 17 and won my first event on the Korean LPGA right away.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:33:55 GMT
The 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open first round tees off on Thursday, Jan. 31 and concludes on Sunday, Feb. 3, Super Bowl Sunday. The field consists of 132 golfers. The deadline to commit to play is 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. The final spots will be filled via the Monday qualifier on Jan. 28. Anders Albertson  Byeong Hun An Abraham Ancer Ryan Armour Aaron Baddeley (exemption) Sangmoon Bae Ryan Blaum Jonas Blixt Bronson Burgoon Sam Burns Roberto Castro Bud Cauley Alex Cejka Cameron Champ Stewart Cink Austin Cook Joel Dahmen Cameron Davis Jason Dufner Tyler Duncan Harris English Tony Finau Rickie Fowler Brice Garnett Brian Gay Lucas Glover Cody Gribble Chesson Hadley Adam Hadwi Brandon Hagy
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:02:04 GMT
Golfer Diksha Dagar opened her professional career in style with a one-under 70 that put her right on top of the leaderboard in the first leg of the Hero womens Pro Tour 2019 at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Wednesday. Diksha has previously won a Hero WPG Tour event last year, but that was as an amateur. The left-hander, who had a stellar amateur career, which included appearances at most global amateur events and also at the Asian Games, took the plunge into pro ranks just this week. She landed four birdies against three bogeys and led Millie Saroha (72) by two shots. Amateur Pranavi Urs carded two-over 73 to be placed in 3rd position. Diksha opened with a par and followed that up with
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:17:20 GMT
The ability to leave the flagstick in while putting and taking drops from knee height have drawn the most attention of the new rules of golf that went into effect on Jan. 1. However, another tweak by golf's governing bodies wound up causing a heated—and random—Twitter spat between two European Tour winners on Wednesday. The fun started when Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, following his first round of 2019 at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Wednesday, commented on the new rule that allows players to repair spike marks on the green and said, "it will take some time to get used to it."


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