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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
News & Tours

Storm topples tree in 18th fairway at Pebble Beach

One of the two cypress trees in the landing area of the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Links was toppled Thursday by strong winds that were a part of what the National Weather Service...
Thursday, 12/11/2014 at 1:27PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: 'Changing of guard has already occurred with McIlroy…Spieth is just part of second shift'

Stories of interest you might have missed… “[W]ho do you think has a better chance of winning a major this year: Spieth or Tiger? Who might win more majors over the next five years: Spieth...
Monday, 12/8/2014 at 8:48AM
My Usual Game

Two easy ways to speed up golf

My golf course closed for the season on the Monday before Thanksgiving. The day before that, 13 guys showed up for the final 2014 home-course meeting of the Sunday Morning Group. I wasn’t there, because...
Monday, 12/1/2014 at 11:03AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: Jordan Spieth charming them Down Under

Stories of interest you might have missed… Jordan Spieth is playing in the Australian Open this week and not surprisingly has charmed the Aussie media. “Articulate and a self-confessed golf history buff, it is hard...
Wednesday, 11/26/2014 at 8:39AM
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