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Media

R&A opens talks year early on U.S. broadcast rights for British Open, deal expected soon

When Fox Sports reshaped the broadcast landscape by getting into golf with a stunning 12-year, $1.1 billion deal for USGA events - the jewel being the U.S. Open - it appeared there were not going...
Friday, 5/15/2015 at 4:10PM
Golf & Business

Artist sets the scene at Chambers Bay in new U.S. Open poster

Washington's Chambers Bay is a first-time major-championship venue and the first course in the Pacific Northwest to host the U.S. Open. The historic moment gave Lee Wybranski what he describes as a "clean canvas"...
Monday, 5/11/2015 at 12:56PM
Slow play

Slow Play Chronicles: Golfer confronted, brandishes a gun

Slow play is a scourge, but in one case earlier this week it became a dangerous scourge when a golfer confronted about his pace of play brandished a gun. It happened at Stanley Golf Course,...
Friday, 5/8/2015 at 11:07AM
News & Tours

Expect to see a lot of uneven lies at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open -- even on (gasp!) tee shots

The U.S. Open is commonly referred to as the toughest test in golf. And this year's version at Chambers Bay might be the championship's most unusual examination ever. We've all heard about the Seattle-area track...
Tuesday, 4/28/2015 at 3:41PM
Golf Tours & News / USGA

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
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