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News & Tours

Rory McIlroy takes a much-needed break before U.S. Open

(This story originally appeared in this week's issue of Golf World.) Where does Rory McIlroy go from here? The simple answer is Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open. Still, the next two weeks will be...
Wednesday, 6/3/2015 at 7:50AM
My Usual Game

Is this the world's greatest golf course?

On Memorial Day weekend, I played Friday afternoon (lost five dollars), Saturday morning (came in third in a two-man scramble, playing with Tim), Saturday afternoon (advanced to the final in the member-member, also playing with...
Monday, 6/1/2015 at 3:00PM
Missing Links

Ernie Els: After Royal County Down, 'it will make Chambers Bay look like it's on steroids'

Stories of interest you might have missed… “Four-time major winner Ernie Els feels his four testing rounds at the Irish Open have been the perfect preparation for next month’s U.S. Open,” Bernie McGuire of Reuters...
Monday, 6/1/2015 at 8:41AM
Golf Tours & News / Golf World

Golf World: Royal Crush

An appreciation of Northern Ireland's Royal County Down, and the lost art of links golf
June 01, 2015
News & Tours

Rory McIlroy confirms he has new girlfriend, shows up to Irish Open with Erica Stoll

Rory McIlroy had a week to forget on the course at the Irish Open, missing the cut at his home event after an opening-round 80. But off the course, the golf world will also remember...
Sunday, 5/31/2015 at 11:20AM
Missing Links

Graeme McDowell: Royal County Down 'is proper Open Championship golf'

Stories of interest you might have missed… “Graeme McDowell think Royal County Down could host The Open but he warned: ‘It can eat you alive,’” Brian Keogh of the Irish Golf Desk writes. “The Ulster...
Saturday, 5/30/2015 at 8:41AM
News & Tours

This photo from the Irish Open epitomizes European golf fan dedication

Sure, the weather in Northern Ireland can get nasty. We're sure Europeans are used to the brutal conditions that are common on a golf course. But we're really impressed by the dedication of the fans...
Friday, 5/29/2015 at 9:55AM
News & Tours

These five stats put Rory's opening-round 80 at the Irish Open into perspective

There was a lot of carnage at Royal County Down on Thursday. And the World No. 1 -- who is also hosting the Irish Open this week through his charity -- was not spared from...
Thursday, 5/28/2015 at 12:04PM
Courses & Travel

7 things you need to know about the Irish Open and the incredible Royal County Down

Ladies and Gentlemen, set your DVRs. Sure, three Senior British Opens were played at Royal County Down around the turn of the 21st century. But they were shown in lowly standard definition for a couple of...
Tuesday, 5/26/2015 at 10:04AM
Missing Links

The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay 'will be most stunning sports venue ever televised'

Stories of interest you might have missed… Ron Read is a former long-time USGA staffer, who is predicting success for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, notwithstanding early criticism. “This opinion is offered as one...
Monday, 5/25/2015 at 8:35AM
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