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10 ways Fox Sports can improve its golf broadcasts

How did Fox Sports do with its initial foray into U.S. Open broadcasting? Let’s start with the premise that it’s a thankless job. If social media were the sole arbiter of what constitutes quality sports...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:44PM
Media

Deciphering Chambers Bay: Good move by Fox Sports using architect Gil Hanse

Chambers Bay is unique, both as a U.S. Open course and as a U.S. course in general, and as such is one that needs deciphering. Who better to do so than an accomplished course architect?...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 7:41PM
Media

An early review of Chambers Bay: 'Fun is going to be a big word this week'

It’s early, but Chambers Bay as a U.S. Open site isn’t going to disappoint from a viewer’s standpoint, notwithstanding the fact that it’s a large brown patch in what is called the Evergreen State. One...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 1:48PM
News & Tours

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
Courses & Travel

Gil Hanse tabbed to design a third course at Streamsong Resort and a fourth could be on the way

Streamsong Resort's two golf courses had quite the debut in Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses issue, which came out earlier this month. And now the trendy Florida destination is about to be...
Tuesday, 1/20/2015 at 10:07AM
News & Tours

Trump has more than tweaks in mind for Blue Monster

By Dave Shedloski MIAMI - Kids say the darndest things. So does Donald Trump. God love him.   It was Sunday night on the 18th green of the revamped Blue Course at Trump National Doral,...
Wednesday, 3/12/2014 at 4:38PM
News & Tours

Doral: Blue Course elicits blue language

(Jim Furyk takes a drop on fourth hole at Trump National Doral -- Getty Images photo) By Dave Shedloski MIAMI - The early returns on Gil Hanse's renovation of the Blue Course at Trump...
Thursday, 3/6/2014 at 7:21PM
News & Tours

The 17th At Doral: Not Every Hole Has To Have Water!

By Geoff ShackelfordWhen Golf World editor Jaime Diaz played the Blue Monster with Donald Trump while researching last week's fantastic cover story, they reached the 17th green only to have the developer explain how he already...
Wednesday, 3/5/2014 at 2:57PM
News & Tours

Dates set for 2016 Olympics golf qualifying

By Dave Shedloski MIAMI - The cutoff for qualifying for the 2016 Olympic golf competition has been set for July 11, just a few weeks before the Rio Games begin with the opening ceremonies on...
Tuesday, 3/4/2014 at 6:44PM
News & Tours

Doral's 16th still driveable, but is reward worth the risk?

By Geoff Shackelford Doral's old 16th hole was one of those rare holes that got better the longer players hit the ball. A pretty simple drive and short-iron two-shotter eventually became drivable by Phil...
Tuesday, 3/4/2014 at 6:31PM
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