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News & Tours

The year's most talked about women's amateur is missing the year's biggest women's amateur event (Don't worry, it's a good thing)

By Ryan Herrington The U.S. Women’s Amateur began Monday at Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, N.Y., and picking a favorite to claim the Robert Cox Trophy remains the proverbial fool’s errand. Rising Alabama...
Monday, 8/4/2014 at 2:23PM
News & Tours

Fox Sports adds Brad Faxon, David Fay to its golf broadcast team

By John Strege Fox Sports continued to build its golf broadcast team with the addition of Brad Faxon as a studio analyst and hole announcer and former USGA executive director David Fay as its rules...
Thursday, 7/31/2014 at 2:48PM
Courses & Travel

It's Play 9 Day, which means we should all skip work and go play golf

By Luke Kerr-Dineen It's Play 9 day! Does your boss know? You should tell your boss.In case you're not already familiar, "Play 9" is a joint USGA-PGA-Golf Digest initiative that aims to bring more...
Wednesday, 7/23/2014 at 12:26PM
News & Tours

Want to know why the USGA's Pub Links events met their demise? Sadly look at their final playings

By Ryan Herrington It's generally poor form to speak badly of the dead, so I'll type gingerly. Lost amid the hoopla of Rory McIlroy's British Open coronation in England, a pair of funerals were taking...
Monday, 7/21/2014 at 10:04AM
News & Tours

Scott Verplank is no longer a hot young golf star, but competition still drives golf's newest senior

By Bill Fields EDMOND, Okla. -- Upon realizing Scott Verplank would be in the field at this week's U.S. Senior Open -- he turned 50 on Wednesday, the day before the event started at...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 7:57AM
My Usual Game

World's best golf-based bathroom reading

By David Owen A recent study proved something that most of us either knew already or could have figured out: people who have smartphones spend more time on the toilet than people who don’t. Not long...
Monday, 7/7/2014 at 12:00PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: Peter Kostis takes PGA Tour to task for ignoring Ken Green, and the story behind George McNeill’s dying sister

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… “I'm flabbergasted that the [PGA] Tour won't help him get into a tournament,” CBS’ Peter Kostis said recently regarding his friend Ken Green, who lost...
Monday, 7/7/2014 at 8:55AM
Golf Tours & News / Voices

Bill Fields: Pinehurst Postscript

The USGA's two-week experiment in the North Carolina sandhills exceeded expectations, with Martin Kaymer, Michelle Wie and -- most especially -- the No. 2 course leaving lasting impressions
June 25, 2014
News & Tours

So back-to-back Opens can work. Now when and where should the USGA do it next?

By Geoff Shackelford Back-to-back redux? Game. Set. Match. After Pinehurst set the successful standard, now it's just a matter of when and where double U.S. Opens are played again. Forget that the USGA got...
Monday, 6/23/2014 at 9:27AM
News & Tours

The difficulty is what makes the U.S. Women's Open special

By Keely Levins PINEHURST, N.C. -- Looking at the scoreboard as the final round of the U.S. Women's Open is underway, Michelle Wie is the only player under par. At the completion of the...
Sunday, 6/22/2014 at 3:31PM
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