The Golf Life | Digest
September 12, 2019

2020 PGA Tour quiz: Can you spot the fake events?

Barracuda Championship - Round Two

Christian Petersen

The expanded PGA Tour schedule this year brings some new events to the calendar. Can you spot the actual events and figure out which of these we made up?

1 The CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges

2 Chili's #WhereBusinessHappens Match Play

3 QBE Shootout

4 Wilfred Brimley Diabetes Awareness Shootout

5 Charles Schwab Challenge

6 Cinnabon Jovi Celebrity Challenge

7 3M Open

8 Windows 2000 Open

9 Barracuda Championship

10 Greg Norman's Shark Tank Championship

11 The Zozo Championship

12 The Go Go Gadget Championship

Answer Key

Real Events: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11

SELF-HELP BOOKS (AND WHICH GOLFER IN YOUR LIFE NEEDS THEM)

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

For the golfer whose round implodes after one bad shot.

The Power of Now

For the golfer who takes too long over the ball.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

For the golfer who can’t get a game on Sunday.

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up

For the golfer who loses too many strokes around the greens.

I’m OK-You’re OK

For the best-ball twosome that’s down on its luck.

A QUICK PEEK AT YOUR INBOX IMMEDIATELY AFTER A ROUND

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WHO HAS THE MOST JUICE: A CLUB HIERARCHY

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5 Superintendent

4 Head of Greens Committee

3 Head Pro

2B Club President

2A Club Champion

1 The Starter

"WHY, YES, I HAVE PLAYED THERE!"

Subtle ways to flex on famous courses you've visited

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CONCESSIONS TO MAKE GOLF FASTER NOW THAT YOU'RE RUNNING OUT OF DAYLIGHT

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Redefine “ready golf” as “no one is standing directly in front of you so go ahead and hit.”

Give any putts inside the leather.

Redefine “inside the leather” as anywhere inside 20 feet.

If there’s a backup on the next tee, just pick another hole to play.

Give yourself auto pars on every hole you didn’t finish due to darkness.

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Sam Snead Playing Golf

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"You've just one problem: You stand too close to the ball after you've hit it." -Sam Snead