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The Alabama women's golf team is particularly grateful for the generosity of one former alum

Just how advantageous can it be for a college golf program to stay connected with its alumni? If you're Alabama, it recently resulted in a much-appreciated six-figure donation to the women's golf team. The...
Thursday, 2/19/2015 at 5:28PM
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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...
Saturday, 2/7/2015 at 10:18PM
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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....
Saturday, 2/7/2015 at 10:31AM
Gear & Equipment

Chances are you don't hit your clubs quite as far as you say you do

We all know recreational golfers who, out of ego or ignorance, embellish their skills on occasion. (OK, maybe more like on regular occasion.) Save for a purposeful eye roll, it's difficult to challenge them...
Thursday, 1/29/2015 at 10:26AM
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Olympic Golf officials feeling better about preparations for 2016. (Well sort of.)

During an International Golf Foundation panel discussion at the PGA Merchandise Show,  officials updated attendees on the progress of golf's return to the Olympics in 2016. Mid-way through the Q&A session, a member of...
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 at 12:55PM
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Turns out LPGA Q School was the biggest event in women's college golf so far this season

In offering some final words of encouragement to Alison Lee prior to the start of last week's LPGA Tour Qualifying School, UCLA women's coach Carrie Forsyth proved prophetic. "I told her, if you're going...
Monday, 12/8/2014 at 8:57AM
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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,...
Monday, 12/1/2014 at 12:57PM
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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...
Monday, 11/24/2014 at 3:10PM
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The USGA and LPGA do the math: longer tee-time intervals lead to shorter rounds

It takes a mental leap to accept that an effective way to speed up play in golf -- whether at the competitive or recreational level -- comes by putting more time between groups on...
Thursday, 11/13/2014 at 9:22AM
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It turns out Oklahoma wasn't so crazy for recruiting a 12-year-old after all

For more than four years, all Oklahoma men's golf coach Ryan Hybl could do was smile when somebody asked him about the prized Sooner recruit Brad Dalke. This is no exaggeration. That was literally...
Wednesday, 11/12/2014 at 1:50PM
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