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A man nicknamed "Tiger Hoods" built a mini-golf course in Brooklyn out of trash

People react differently to tough times. Very differently. When one Brooklyn man's wife divorced him, he turned to creating a mini-golf course out of trash to feel better. On Tuesday, The New York Times ran...
Tuesday, 1/20/2015 at 3:27PM
News & Tours

'Gitmo at play': Photographer's stark photo of makeshift green

The U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Gitmo, has a golf course, loosely defined. It is nine holes of rocky terrain that requires players to bring along patches of artificial turf from which to hit shots...
Monday, 10/20/2014 at 2:20PM
News & Tours

A lot went right Thursday for Phil Mickelson, on and off the course

By Geoff Shackelford PINEHURST, N.C. -- Phil Mickelson did not play himself out of the U.S. Open, and he probably won't face criminal charges over insider trading. Not a bad day's work. "I'm never...
Thursday, 6/12/2014 at 2:51PM
News & Tours

The New York Times backtracks on Mickelson insider-trading story

By Geoff Shackelford A non-apology apology? That's about the only way to read Matthew Goldstein and Ben Protess's New York Times story absolving Phil Mickelson of insider trading related to Clorox and acknowledging sources...
Thursday, 6/12/2014 at 9:25AM
News & Tours

Jack Kinzler's club hit 'the most famous golf shot in the universe'

By John Strege One day in the run-up to the Apollo 14 manned mission to the moon, Commander Alan Shepard approached Jack Kinzler, a NASA engineer and chief of its Technical Service Center, with an...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 11:46AM

Apparently President Obama plays golf really slowly. Like, REALLY slowly.

By Luke Kerr-DineenThis isn't a typical New York Times exposé, per se, but in golfing terms it's downright scathing.Among the many juicy tidbits in its recent mini-profile on presidential golf -- how Richard M....
Thursday, 1/2/2014 at 10:22AM
News & Tours

Slow play: '5 hours 1 minute' for final group at '61 Open

By John Strege Slow play has received quite an airing in recent days, weeks, months, even years, to wit: the penalties assessed at the recent men's NCAA Championship, Tianlang Guan's slow-play penalty at the Masters...
Wednesday, 6/5/2013 at 11:44AM
News & Tours

'The Big Miss' a big hit: No. 1 bestseller

"The Big Miss," instructor Hank Haney's inside look at his years working with Tiger Woods, will debut at No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller Print and E-Book nonfiction list in the April...
Thursday, 4/5/2012 at 8:25AM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Will belly putters drive equipment sales? Times says yes.

We've had lots of mail about the propriety or legality of long and belly putters. It's clear now that like it or not, more and more golfers, pro and amateur alike, are adopting them. Will...
Sunday, 2/5/2012 at 9:40AM
Courses & Travel

Now you're in the know...

On recent plane flights, I read a couple of things other golfers might enjoy.One is a nice new collection of golf stories from Everyman’s Pocket Classics, edited by New York Times writer and frequent Golf...
Wednesday, 6/8/2011 at 8:11AM
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