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Party scandals force California Dems to cancel Torrey Pines golf fundraiser

By Luke Kerr-Dineen California State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg cancelled a swanky Democratic golf tournament/fundraiser to be held at Torrey Pines outside San Digeo on Tuesday after criminal proceedings were recently brought against a...
Wednesday, 4/2/2014 at 3:48PM
News & Tours

George W. Bush used to get in trouble with his Mom for swearing too much on the golf course

By Luke Kerr-Dineen In an interview with Fox News on Wednesday, Barbara Bush discussed a lot of things; her husband and son's stints in the White House, Jeb's prospects for 2016, and most importantly,...
Thursday, 3/6/2014 at 4:46PM
News & Tours

President Obama honored Harold Ramis with the perfect "Caddyshack" reference

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Harold Ramis changed the face of American comedy, and his passing Monday at 69 was mourned by fans across the country.Even President Obama paid his respects to the writer and director...
Tuesday, 2/25/2014 at 9:43AM
News & Tours

The ousted Ukrainian President has some lavish golf clubs. Well, not anymore.

By Luke Kerr-Dineen When Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted from power last week, it wasn't just his country's top office that he lost.Yanukovych fled Kiev once protesters took to the street and parliament voted...
Monday, 2/24/2014 at 2:28PM
News & Tours

Report: In four years, Louisiana politicians spent nearly $800,000 in taxpayer money . . . on golf

By Luke Kerr-Dineen How much golf can $779,000 get you? Quite a lot, it turns out. About $7 million was spent by Louisiana politicians on items like food, gifts and tickets to sporting events between...
Friday, 1/31/2014 at 1:41PM
Celebrity

Jack Nicklaus to host fundraiser for Florida Gov. Rick Scott at Palm Beach home

By Luke Kerr-DineenThe Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Jack Nicklaus has agreed to host a fundraiser for incumbent Florida Gov. Rick Scott at his home in Palm Beach. The money raised will go to...
Friday, 1/3/2014 at 9:22AM
Celebrity

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

Eight ways golf influenced the 2012 presidential election

By Luke Kerr-DineenJohn Heilemann and Mark Halperin made a lot of enemies when they penned their 2010 book Game Change, a revealing -- and sometimes damning -- look at what went on behind the scenes...
Monday, 11/11/2013 at 5:08AM
News & Tours

Bill Clinton and Rory McIlroy play golf together in Ireland

By Luke Kerr-DineenIn an apparent shot at President Obama for his recent round with Tiger Woods (just kidding), former President Bill Clinton played golf with former World No. 1 Rory McIlory in Ireland on...
Thursday, 10/10/2013 at 2:59PM
News & Tours

New Senate bill would cost the PGA Tour millions in new taxes

By Luke Kerr-DineenSenator Tom Coburn (R-OK), is known as a Tea Party favorite who isn't afraid to go after anyone, but now he's turning his attention to professional sports -- and it could cost...
Wednesday, 9/25/2013 at 2:09PM
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