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News & Tours

Guaranteed way to ensure Tiger won't play your event

(Getty Images photo) By John Strege The best way to ensure that Tiger Woods never plays in your tournament probably is to criticize him for not playing in it. Case in point: The Humana...
Wednesday, 2/26/2014 at 12:10PM
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
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
Magazines / Social Media campaign

Golf Digest campaign: Don't Ask What I Shot!

Sixty years later, a look back at President Eisenhower hitting it on the button in a Golf Digest campaign.
December 2013
Gear & Equipment

A 19-inch golf ball retriever (OK, it extends to 9 feet)

By John Strege Many years ago, I played a round of golf at the upscale Vintage Club in Indian Wells, Calif., with member Jack Hennessy, scion of the Hennessy cognac family and Bob Hope's friend...
Thursday, 8/1/2013 at 1:47PM
News & Tours

Earn a byline in our next issue: Our Front 9 Contest is back!

Are you a fan of Golf World's weekly "Front 9" magazine feature? If so, this is your chance to help us write it. Inspired by The New Yorker's cartoon-caption writing contest, Golf World is...
Friday, 2/24/2012 at 11:35AM
News & Tours

Show off your creativity: Here's your chance to be published in the next Golf World

Are you a fan of Golf World's weekly "Front 9" magazine feature? If so, this is your chance to help us write it. Inspired by The New Yorker's cartoon-caption writing contest, Golf World is...
Friday, 2/10/2012 at 11:58AM
News & Tours

From The Archive: Tiger's debut appearance in Golf Digest

The world was first introduced to a golfer named Tiger at age 2, as he faced off in a putting contest with comedian Bob Hope in his well-known appearance on the Mike Douglas Show (video...
Friday, 2/10/2012 at 10:12AM
News & Tours

Humana: Health, hope and a worthy winner

This was about Hope and change and an American president, though not about politics. The Humana Challenge, as this PGA Tour event is now called, is the Bob Hope Classic re-imagined in the interest of...
Sunday, 1/22/2012 at 8:48PM
Gear & Equipment

Measuring movement one step (or swing) at a time

The Humana Challenge is a golf tournament, of course, the old Bob Hope Classic re-invented and re-invigorated. But it is more than that, as the festivities in La Quinta, Calif., have demonstrated this week....
Friday, 1/20/2012 at 11:43AM
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