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Celebrity

Golf's role in Steve Kerr spurning Knicks in favor of Warriors

By John Strege “KERR PLUNK!” the headline on the back cover of the New York Daily News read today. The story was about Steve Kerr declining an offer to coach the New York Knicks while...
Thursday, 5/15/2014 at 10:53AM
Celebrity

Golf loses a friend in Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

By John Strege Obituaries of actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr., who died on Friday, said only that he enjoyed playing golf, which does not do justice to his love for the the game. Zimbalist, who starred...
Saturday, 5/3/2014 at 1:00PM
News & Tours

Hall-of-Famer Herb Graffis had a unique window into professional golf

By Jerry Tarde My first mentor in publishing was World Golf Hall-of-Famer Herb Graffis, Chicago entrepreneur and columnist who wrote the definitive history of the PGA of America. He was better known for being...
Thursday, 2/13/2014 at 1:36PM
Style

Impact: A nod to Bing Crosby, the man behind the clambake

By Alex Holmes"That was a great game of golf, fellas." --Bing Crosby's reported last words before dying from a heart attack while playing golf in Madrid in 1977.We close the chapter on another AT&T Pebble-Beach...
Monday, 2/10/2014 at 8:46AM
News & Tours

A major for Spyglass Hill? 'The ownership would welcome it'

(Getty Images photo) By John Strege The first time Jack Nicklaus played Spyglass Hill Golf Course, in 1967, Bing Crosby bet him $5 that he wouldn't break par. Nicklaus shot a one-under par 71....
Thursday, 2/6/2014 at 6:53PM
Celebrity

Happy birthday to Babe Ruth, a celebrity golf pioneer who also happened to be pretty good at baseball

By Alex Myers This week, many of today's stars descend on Monterey Peninsula for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. And if Babe Ruth were alive today -- OK, so he'd be turning 119...
Thursday, 2/6/2014 at 4:01PM
Instruction

Weekend Tip: Swing easy, hit hard

I just played a round of golf yesterday with a colleague who is also an inspiration. He's 11 years older than I am, yet he hits the ball every bit as far as I do...
Saturday, 3/31/2012 at 1:00AM
Golf Tours & News / Golf Digest Archive

Bing Crosby: 'It'll Be The Greatest Open In History'

Bing Crosby's thoughts on the 1972 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.
June 1972
Magazines / 60th Anniversary

60 Most Famous Golfers

From Astaire to Zaharias, these icons, avid golfers all, found fame (and infamy) off the course. On it, they searched for solace
March 2010

Famous Golfers

A selection from Golf Digest's 60 Most Famous Golfers
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