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A Team Effort

The debut of the U.S. men's and women's Four-Ball Championships -- the USGA's first new events in nearly 30 years -- is the culmination of forward thinking and hard work
April 2015
The Loop

Here's a glimpse of this year's U.S. Open site -- Chambers Bay

It's only two weeks after the Masters, but we're already jonesing for the year's next major. Thankfully, some Fox personalities played Chambers Bay, site of the U.S. Open, today, and posted some photos of...
Sunday, 4/26/2015 at 7:29PM
Equipment

TaylorMade: "More accurate method of forming a groove"

Sometimes in the development of new golf equipment, manufacturing processes dictate development. Investment casting in irons is a case in point. Sometimes, though, materials dictate advances. Titanium and drivers is a perfect example. TaylorMade believes both...
Monday, 4/6/2015 at 10:43AM
News & Tours

Former Rose Bowl MVP, football coach eyes U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Early returns suggest that the USGA’s newest competitions, the men's and women's U.S. Amateur Four-Ball championships will confirm Johnny Miller’s prediction: that they might turn out to be “the most popular tournaments for amateurs in...
Thursday, 2/26/2015 at 10:22AM
Business

NFL owner, golf enthusiast eyes purchase of Rees Jones course in S.C.

Even as golf promotes the idea that the game is open to all comers, it still requires wealth at the ownership level and few are wealthier than Robert McNair. The billionaire owner of the Houston...
Tuesday, 2/17/2015 at 12:48PM
News & Tours

Why the USGA thinks the timing is right for a Senior Women's Open

NEW YORK — It seems too much of a coincidence that the USGA, in the first year of its 12-year, $1.1 billion TV deal with FOX Sports, would announce the debut of the U.S....
Saturday, 2/7/2015 at 10:31AM
Growing the Game

The golf industry gets behind a new golf website for women

A new golf website for women, GolfForHer.com, has just launched. The site is the product of a long list of partners: the LPGA, the PGA of America, the PGA TOUR, The First Tee, the USGA,...
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 at 1:35PM
News & Tours

At first glance, the anchoring ban could be the best thing to ever happen to belly putters on the PGA Tour

Admittedly, it's a small sample size. A very small sample size. But Webb Simpson's 62 at the Sony Open in his first PGA Tour round with a regular putter showed the long putter he's been...
Friday, 1/16/2015 at 11:18AM
Television

Sunday's must-watch TV: Two football games and a new Jack Nicklaus documentary

Jack Nicklaus won 18 professional majors, but what he considers the most important putt of his illustrious career happened before any of that. That's just one of many insights from Nicklaus and his contemporaries that...
Wednesday, 1/14/2015 at 2:30PM
News & Tours

Joe Buck on Fox Sports' golf debut: 'Right now, we are not worthy. Someday, maybe we will be'

The skepticism with which many greeted the news that the USGA had turned over its championships to a golf upstart won't dissipate with one telecast, but it's not likely that Fox Sports did much to...
Saturday, 12/13/2014 at 5:02PM
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