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john strege

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News & Tours

Score one for the geezers, but the game is trending younger

The PG in PGA Tour does not stand for Parental Guidance, though maybe it should, given the way the future is putting the squeeze on the past and present these days. Yes, a geezer, by...
Monday, 3/2/2015 at 1:41PM
Missing Links

Greg Norman: 'Certain players are happy going through motions. They don’t want to be the leader'

Stories of interest you might have missed... “Most Tour pros, [Greg] Norman said, don’t really want to reach the top, not down deep, not in a sport where 20th place can pay six figures. ‘Certain...
Monday, 3/2/2015 at 7:45AM
News & Tours

Golf in Iran? Yes, there is, one 13-hole course

Stories of interest you might have missed… Golf in Iran? Yes, though not a lot of it. It has one course, the Engelhab ("Revolution" in Farsi) Club, that has only 13 holes, requiring golfers to...
Saturday, 2/28/2015 at 8:43AM
Celebrity

Tiger Woods gets some earthy advice from...Kid Rock?

Everyone, it seems, has advice for Tiger Woods, who has taken a hiatus while he attempts to resurrect his golf career. Here’s some from an unlikely source, Kid Rock, who apparently has joined the Bear’s...
Friday, 2/27/2015 at 4:51PM
News & Tours

An aspiring tour pro and his novel approach to funding his quest

Some aspiring tour pros find sponsors to finance their quests. Many have taken to crowdfunding. Former Oregon State golfer Vincent Johnson, meanwhile, has come up with his own novel way to subsidize his career. Johnson...
Thursday, 2/26/2015 at 4:13PM
News & Tours

Former Rose Bowl MVP, football coach eyes U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Early returns suggest that the USGA’s newest competitions, the men's and women's U.S. Amateur Four-Ball championships will confirm Johnny Miller’s prediction: that they might turn out to be “the most popular tournaments for amateurs in...
Thursday, 2/26/2015 at 10:22AM
Missing Links

How tennis legend Ivan Lendl helped a PGA Tour rookie realize his dream

Stories of interest you might have missed… Daniel Berger, 21-year-old PGA Tour rookie (shown here), is the son of a tennis pro and coach and got an assist from former tennis star Ivan Lendl in...
Wednesday, 2/25/2015 at 8:45AM
News & Tours

Butch Harmon enters wine business, introduces Butch Harmon Wine Club

The wine business is popular among those in golf, foremost among them vintners Ernie Els, Greg Norman, David Frost, Cristie Kerr, Luke Donald, Annika Sorenstam and Jack Nicklaus. Now Butch Harmon can be added to...
Tuesday, 2/24/2015 at 12:42PM
Business

Back9Network suspends operations, cites 'temporary shortfall in capital'

The beleaguered Back9Network announced on Monday that it has suspended operations, the latest setback for the golf lifestyle network that debuted Sept. 29 on DirecTV. No one at the Back9Network is speaking publicly and only...
Monday, 2/23/2015 at 12:26PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: 'Comparisons to Tiger Woods...will only grow' for Lydia Ko

Stories of interest you might have missed… The legend of Lydia Ko is growing quickly. “If 2015 morphs into a year of unprecedented success for world-beating 17-year-old Lydia Ko, as it is expected to, the...
Monday, 2/23/2015 at 8:43AM
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