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News & Tours

Missing Links: Tim Finchem taken to task, and the PGA Championship, 'the runt of the litter'

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… “This is a sport that loves to talk, often incessantly, about its honor and its adherence to the rules, and how players routinely call penalties...
Monday, 8/4/2014 at 9:11AM
Golf & Business

Has golf's demise been greatly exaggerated?

By Mike StachuraHave you heard the rumor about the golf industry dying? The one that’s been all over the news, on social media and, yes, even on your premium cable channels? Yes, it’s been a rough...
Wednesday, 7/30/2014 at 6:15AM
News & Tours

Sorry, Tiger Woods, Tim Finchem isn't inclined to give you special treatment

By Sam Weinman The No. 125 ranked player in the FedEx Cup points standing right now is Charlie Beljan. That's worth noting because somewhere in the secret PGA Tour commissioner's handbook there is probably a clause...
Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 6:30PM
News & Tours

Golf leaders proudly cite absence of biting in golf

By Sam Weinman In the aftermath of Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match on Tuesday, many of golf's premier personalities were quick to trumpet the game's longstanding reputation as a...
Wednesday, 6/25/2014 at 11:06AM
News & Tours

PGA Tour's awful week trumped by LPGA's great week

By John Strege The week, for the PGA Tour, took a turn south when the FBI arrived in search of the game’s leading man in the absence of Tiger Woods. It only got worse when...
Sunday, 6/1/2014 at 7:50PM
News & Tours

Bubba Watson says shrinking fields is the only way to speed up pace of play on tour

By Luke Kerr-Dineen With rounds on the PGA Tour at times approaching six hours, players and fans everywhere seem to know how to improve the tour's pace of play.Penalizing players more, shortening golf courses...
Wednesday, 5/14/2014 at 5:45PM
News & Tours

In naming Jay Monahan deputy commissioner, the PGA Tour appears to have a successor in place for Tim Finchem

By Ron Sirak There are those who like to bash PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem, and for the life of me I don't get them. True, Tim is not Mr. Warmth and he can...
Tuesday, 3/18/2014 at 11:12AM
News & Tours

Fresh off $2 billion milestone, PGA Tour's Finchem cites flaws in ESPN report

By Geoff Shackelford SAN DIEGO -- There was no moment when bells and whistles went off, no symbolic oversize check. Just a simple press release announcing the PGA Tour has surpassed $2 billion charitable giving...
Wednesday, 1/22/2014 at 2:44PM
News & Tours

Senator Coburn targets PGA Tour in 'Wastebook 2013'

By John Strege Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK.) on Tuesday released "Wastebook 2013," his annual report that highlights 100 examples of wasteful and low-priority spending, and perhaps not surprisingly, the PGA Tour was cited. "Despite generating...
Wednesday, 12/18/2013 at 3:57PM
Magazines

Ron Sirak: The Fox & The Peacock

How a network that has never done golf worked with a new faction at the USGA to stun NBC and take the U.S. Open in a billion-dollar raid.
November 2013
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