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Weird Golf News

Weird golf news: Golfer survives drive-by shooting at Kansas City course

Tiger Woods made headlines last week for walking off after 11-plus holes at Torrey Pines with a bad back, but an amateur golfer had to WD on the 12th hole at his local course Tuesday...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 11:19AM
amateur golf

My heartbreaking year on the golf course in 5 painful pictures

I'm not sure what's weirder: the fact that I couldn't seem to get a break on the golf course all year when it really mattered or that so many of these close calls were captured...
Monday, 12/15/2014 at 10:10AM
News & Tours

Meet the Hawaii teen who won a USGA four-ball qualifier -- by himself

A popular golf joke goes something like this: "Your back must be tired." "Why?" "Because you've been carrying your partner all day." As golfers, we've all been in that position as either the person carrying...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 12:38PM
Weird Golf News

Weird golf news of the week: Man gets one-year ban from golf club for alleged "lesbian comment"

A UK man has been given a one-year ban from all Dundee (Scotland) golf clubs for a recent "lesbian comment," according to DeadlineNews.co.uk. The incident occurred in September and involved William Webster, 75, and a new...
Wednesday, 11/12/2014 at 11:10AM
News & Tours

This high school golfer shot an eight-under-par 28 (!) in his final match

Odds are, you probably don't recognize the name Luis Gagne. At least, not yet. On Thursday, the Orlando Christian Prep senior shot a remarkable eight-under 28 for nine holes in the final regular-season match of...
Friday, 10/10/2014 at 3:09PM
News & Tours

When picked to play for your country, can you actually turn it down?

How do you like your loyalty? To country or to college? And how do you balance those loyalties when they conflict? It's the question Ollie Schniederjans faced when the USGA recently asked the Georgia...
Friday, 9/5/2014 at 10:55AM
News & Tours

After Masters appearance, Mike McCoy continues the amateur good life

By Dave Shedloski BRADENTON, Fla. -- A victory in the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur opened up a whole new world for Mike McCoy, most significantly by giving him an automatic exemption to last month's Masters....
Thursday, 5/1/2014 at 5:06PM
News & Tours

An amateur tournament that was 45 years in the making

By Dave Shedloski BRADENTON, Fla. -- It's amazing how one small gesture of sportsmanship 45 years ago continues to resonate throughout golf history with ever larger meaning and growing influence. A conceded two-foot putt...
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 at 4:55PM
Style

Impact: The Gentleman Amateur

By Alex HolmesCountdown to Augusta - Each Friday from now through the Masters we take a look back at impactful images from the tournament's storied history."I always like to see a person stand up to...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 6:45AM
Golf Tours & News / Final Say

The Benefits Of Bifurcation

Bifurcation formed the subtext of several actions by the game's leaders, including the USGA's recent decision to approve range finders for amateur championships.
February 17, 2014
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