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News & Tours

Here's how we formed Golf Digest's first-ever "World's 100 Greatest Courses" ranking

By Luke Kerr-DineenWhenever Golf Digest ranks golf courses -- or anything, for that matter -- it's always a contentious issue. Coming up with our newest ranking, the World's 100 Greatest Courses, wasn't easy, but we're...
Friday, 1/10/2014 at 10:50AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel

Best Courses In 205 Countries

From Aamby Valley to Zimbali, exploring the seven continents for the best courses in the world.
February 2014
Golf Tours & News / British Open

The British Open Preview: Hunger Games

For the 16th time, the Open comes to Muirfield, where the golf is great. Just don't forget the food.
July 2013
Golf Tours & News / Final Say

Final Say: John Barton

Condoleezza Rice should be a good fit for an ANGC intent on growing golf.
August 27, 2012
News & Tours

With long overdue move, Augusta National no longer an exception to rules

By John Barton The world did not stop turning. As far as we know, hell did not freeze over. When the announcement came -- a press release from Augusta National Golf Club informing the...
Monday, 8/20/2012 at 3:46PM
News & Tours

Assessing a week's worth of bets on the Open

On the eve of the Championship, on Wednesday night, I spent £100 -- about $160 -- on the legal British exchange sports betting website Betfair, as follows: - £5 on Tiger Woods at odds...
Sunday, 7/22/2012 at 2:53PM
News & Tours

Placing a few Pounds on the eve of the Open Championship

One of the pleasures of British Open week for visiting Americans is to venture into one of the many local betting emporiums to place a modest -- and legal -- wager or two on...
Wednesday, 7/18/2012 at 2:06PM
Golf Tours & News / The British Open

British Open: Searching For Seve

The Open returns to a reupholstered Royal Lytham & St. Annes, where prospective winners will be looking to invoke the spirit of the champion.
July 2012
Golf Tours & News / Golf Memorabilia

Barton: "The last of the great sales"

With the auction of Jimmy Patino's sprawling golf collection, a lifetime of memories was offered to the highest bidder
May 31, 2012
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