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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
News & Tours

Missing Links: How do you get Olympic golf and Nazi cops in the same headline?

Stories of interest you might have missed… This Washington Post story by Dom Phillips is headlined: “In Brazil, unrest is simmering again, over bus fares, Olympic golf and Nazi cops.” The story chronicles unrest in...
Monday, 1/12/2015 at 8:25AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: An Olympics without Tiger Woods? It could happen

Stories of interest you might have missed… The return of golf to the Olympic Games hasn’t gone particularly swimmingly, but there was always Tiger Woods on which to fall back. Now, that is not a...
Saturday, 11/15/2014 at 8:45AM
Golf Tours & News

How To Save Olympic Golf

The sport will return to the Olympics for the first time in more than a century. If the proposed format isn't corrected, it might be a short stay
October 10, 2014
News & Tours

Missing Links: 'This vote has to be yes,' on opening Royal & Ancient Golf Club to women

Stories of interest you might have missed… “St Andrews, like every other place in the nation, will be in the grip of a referendum vote that has split opinion,” James Riach writes in the Guardian....
Wednesday, 9/17/2014 at 9:09AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: Phil Mickelson looking ahead...to 2015 and '16, and Bubba Watson's apology tour

Stories of interest you might have missed…Phil Mickelson is looking ahead, not to the Barclays, not to the FedEx Cup playoffs, but to 2015. “Work on my fitness, work on my golf game and really...
Wednesday, 8/20/2014 at 8:39AM
News & Tours

Why Rory McIlroy's choice to play for Ireland in the 2016 Olympics makes sense

By John Huggan First things first: In deciding to represent Ireland in the 2016 Olympic Games, Rory McIlroy is doing exactly the right thing. While not much in Irish life is ever straightforward, golf...
Wednesday, 6/18/2014 at 9:36AM
Celebrity

Enough about Johnny. Is this the last U.S. Open to feature Yanni? The story behind one of sports' greatest theme songs

By Alex Myers The 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst marks the end of an era. No more Johnny at the national championship? Sad. But no more Yanni? You're going to miss him more than...
Thursday, 6/12/2014 at 10:30AM
Celebrity

Michael Phelps shows what an incredibly fit man looks like swinging a golf club shirtless

By Alex Myers A little while back we shared a picture of Rickie Fowler playing golf shirtless. Now comes Michael Phelps, who posted a similar picture with a club in his hand on Sunday....
Sunday, 5/4/2014 at 3:52PM
News & Tours

Does Lydia Ko need New Zealand taxpayer subsidy to fund Olympics pursuit?

By John Strege New Zealanders are undeniably proud of Lydia Ko, 17, who won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic on Sunday. She seems destined to represent her country and contend for a medal in the...
Tuesday, 4/29/2014 at 1:36PM
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