Month: October 2020

7:46 PM ET PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Jim Richerson was elected the 42nd president of the PGA of America on Thursday at a virtual annual meeting that included Tim Rosaforte becoming the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership. Richerson, the senior vice president of operations for Arizona-based Troon Golf, succeeds Suzy Whaley, He
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With the Masters just two weeks away, Tiger Woods’ focus has shifted toward Augusta National. Part of the reason Woods has had so much success there is his ability to hit shots off uneven lies. With Augusta’s hilly terrain, players rarely have a completely flat lie. And typically speaking, the guys in contention are those
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5:52 PM ET Associated Press GREENSBORO, Ga. — Ally McDonald gave herself a big 28th birthday present Sunday, winning the LPGA Drive On Championship-Lake Reynolds Oconee for her first tour title. The 28-year-old from Mississippi held off Danielle Kang by a stroke on the Great Waters Course, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 16-under
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10:46 AM ET Kamaiu Johnson, 27, is going from 8th grade dropout to playing on the PGA Tour. Farmers Insurance and the Farmers Insurance Open are announcing that Johnson, winner of the 2020 APGA Tour Championship, is being awarded an exemption into the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open in January. This will be his first start
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11:10 AM ET ESPN’s College GameDay Built By the Home Depot show has originated from dozens of college campuses across the country since 1993. On Saturday, Nov. 14, the show will combine two of sport’s greatest traditions — college football and the Masters. ESPN announced on Tuesday that College GameDay will originate from Augusta National
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How many golf tips have you heard? I’ve heard millions but this is the golf tip that changed my life. It made me look at playing the golf course in a different way and allowed me to take practice drills onto the course easily. The golf tip changed the way I play a golf course
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4:59 PM ET Tiger Woods never has played the week prior to the Masters in 20 appearances as a pro. This year will make 21 times. Woods has decided not to play the Vivint Houston Open, the last tournament prior to the Masters next month, according to his agent, Mark Steinberg. Woods said last week
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Courtesy of Caledonia Ten years after he helped Fazio build the third at Ventana Canyon, Mike Strantz designed his own vest-pocket hole on his first solo design (Caledonia). Working on a tight site, he truncated the ninth to spare the removal of several ancient moss-draped live oaks in the clubhouse area. The hole was supposed
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11:39 AM ET Due to the lack of daylight during what will be a first-ever Masters Tournament in November, the event will utilize a two-tee start in threesomes with morning and afternoon waves for the first two rounds, Nov. 12-13. Augusta National also announced Tuesday that the annual Par-3 Contest, which is played on club’s
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I’ve NEVER seen a golf ball like this! In this video Rick Shiels PGA golf professional puts one of the most intriguing golf balls ever to the test! Filmed at The Worsley Park Marriott Golf & Country Club, Rick plays some golf with the Kaede Pro Soft golf ball to see what it’s all about.
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8:59 PM ET Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Patrick Cantlay rallied from four shots behind and got far enough ahead that Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas couldn’t quite catch him Sunday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Cantlay closed with a 7-under 65 for a one-shot victory, the third of his career, and first
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