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The Grind

The Grind: Bentley golf carts, elephant rides, and the most unlikely golf feat of 2014

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we are really sad to see fall golf go. And no, we're not talking about the early portion of the PGA Tour's wraparound season. We're referring to...
Tuesday, 11/18/2014 at 12:22PM
News & Tours

Meet the Hawaii teen who won a USGA four-ball qualifier -- by himself

A popular golf joke goes something like this: "Your back must be tired." "Why?" "Because you've been carrying your partner all day." As golfers, we've all been in that position as either the person carrying...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 12:38PM
News & Tours

The USGA and LPGA do the math: longer tee-time intervals lead to shorter rounds

It takes a mental leap to accept that an effective way to speed up play in golf -- whether at the competitive or recreational level -- comes by putting more time between groups on...
Thursday, 11/13/2014 at 9:22AM
Golf & Business

The tool USGA officials hope will help solve the problem of slow play

USGA technical director Matt Pringle knows he can't wave a magic wand and make golf's slow-play problems disappear. But when he speaks during the Pace of Play Symposium the USGA is hosting this week at...
Tuesday, 11/11/2014 at 7:05AM
News & Tours

Ted Bishop writes that his love for PGA of America has waned in wake of ouster

Former PGA of America president Ted Bishop has re-emerged from his brief exile with a blog post he entitled “The First Day of the Rest of My Life,” in which he said he no longer...
Tuesday, 11/4/2014 at 6:57PM
News & Tours

Throwback Thursday: History could indicate how power will change at the PGA of America

Will November 22 see Derek Sprague become a modern-day Joe Dey? In the wake of the PGA of America's Pete Rose-like banishment of its 38th president, Ted Bishop, we might very well see a style...
Thursday, 10/30/2014 at 12:15PM
News & Tours

When picked to play for your country, can you actually turn it down?

How do you like your loyalty? To country or to college? And how do you balance those loyalties when they conflict? It's the question Ollie Schniederjans faced when the USGA recently asked the Georgia...
Friday, 9/5/2014 at 10:55AM
News & Tours

Los Angeles Country Club makes its U.S. Open pitch to membership

It remains to be seen how the members at the Los Angeles Country Club feel about the possibility of the club hosting the U.S. Open in 2023, but its board of directors has begun its...
Saturday, 8/30/2014 at 11:23AM
News & Tours

Charles Manson, a judge and a vote that kept the U.S. Open from Los Angeles CC…until now

Los Angeles Country Club has a colorful history that includes its proximity to the Playboy Mansion (adjacent to the 13th green) and Groucho Marx’ failed bid to join, prompting him to famously say, “Why...
Friday, 8/29/2014 at 11:46AM
Golf equipment

David Feherty: "I guess the idiots at the USGA don't consider [Jack Nicklaus] enough of an expert"

David Feherty was as candid as ever in a recent interview in Men's Journal. When the subject of how golf can stay relevant with young people, the CBS on-course reporter and Emmy award-winning talk show...
Friday, 8/22/2014 at 11:10AM
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