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Both THE LONGEST SHOT and DRAW IN THE DUNES were nominatedfor the USGA's Herbert Warren Wind Book Award. WITH THE HOLIDAYS APPROACHING, I'd like to offer you one of my hardcover books for sale at a reasonable price ($20) for your gift or other needs. Show More Summary
YOU AND I WOULD BE GUARANTEED a top-20 finish and a hefty check if we teed off in the Hero World Challenge, which starts tomorrow at the Albany Resort in the Bahamas. The tournament benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. That's because this silly season event has an 18-player field. Show More Summary
Tiger Woods addresses the media at 10:30am EST. Here is your official bingo board. pic.twitter.com/r5OubSJyk6 — Ari Marcus (@AriMarcus59) November 29, 2016 THE TIGER WOODS MEDIA TSUNAMI has begun. Take cover. And I apologize for my small part in it, but I saw this bingo card and could not resist sharing it with you. Sorry not sorry.
I'M GLAD TO BE BACK from Thanksgiving and back to this blog. I've had some technical problems here, but I'll hopefully get those resolved this week.I was traveling through the Shenandoah Valley over the Thanksgiving holiday, including around Charlottesville, and I spotted a handful of golf courses near the highway. Show More Summary
As Thanksgiving turkeys are enjoyed by millions this week, take a look at instances of birds attacking players on the golf course.WATCH HERE
Rob West is an avid golfer with a golf blog called Birdieable. Rob recently interviewed The Congress, a Virginia-based rock band with two members who are golf fanatics. By Rob West Copyright © Rob West. Used with permission. EVERY NOW AND THEN I GET to do something a little out of the ordinary. Show More Summary
JORDAN SPIETH WON HIS SECOND Australian Open in three years by sinking a 10-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Cameron Smith and Ashley Hall. Spieth shot a final-round 69 to finish in the three-way tie at 12-under par...Show More Summary
RORY MCILROY WAS ON THE HOT SEAT at Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai, site of this week's DP World Tour Championship. It's a good thing Rory took a dip in the pool.
Keep an eye on Alex Noren. By Golf Channel Communications EUROPEAN TOUR World No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 4 Henrik Stenson lead the field at the DP World Tour Championship, the culminating event of the European Tour season as part of the Final Series and Race to Dubai. Show More Summary
CHANCE ARE YOU'VE NEVER HEARD of Ray Billows. Golf historian Tom Buggy tells the story in his new book, Ray Billows - The Cinderella Kid: The unlikely and colorful story of a world-class amateur golfer. Following is a description from Amazon. Show More Summary
A few "special" Rules kept the game going strong through the wartime conditions of WWII. pic.twitter.com/NHhgKYR7BD — USGA (@USGA) November 11, 2016 GOLF IS A HARD GAME. We know that.But imagine the difficulty of playing golf while under attack during World War II. That's what they did at Richmond Golf Club in London, England. So they wrote seven temporary rules.
WHAT WAS THE ROUND OF YOUR LIFE? Mine was probably in a high-school tournament. It was a long time ago. For Alex Noren, it was a 63 in the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa that propelled him to his fourth victory on the European Tour this season. Show More Summary
THIS IS SOMETHING DIFFERENT. This is Adventures in Golf (Season 1) from Skratch TV.Documentary filmmaker Erik Anders Lang takes viewers on a tour around the globe searching for the craziest, most intriguing stories in golf.I hope you enjoy the next episode, "Urban Golf Landia in Portland."Related: St. Show More Summary
QUEENS MIGHT NOT BE A GOLF MECCA, and, as we're often told, younger generations have little interest in the game. But there's a golf intructional studio on the edge of Brooklyn that's doing something different, according to the New York...Show More Summary
HERE'S JOHN DALY TELLING US what we need to know about President-elect Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton on the golf course. "[Donald] hits it good," Daly said. "He's a decent player." And Clinton? "That's Mr. Mulligan, right there."
Kudos to the @EuropeanTour for this 'Fore' warning notice. This is basic etiquette that many players have forgotten. @Sport360 pic.twitter.com/anxpah55aw — Joy Chakravarty (@TheJoyofGolf) November 6, 2016 AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE TWEET,...Show More Summary
FORTY-SEVEN ISN'T OLD ANYMORE. At least not in golf. I remember when it was.The golf world has another example in Rod Pampling, the 47-year-old Australian who won for the first time on the PGA Tour in a decade. Pampling opened with a...Show More Summary
AS GOLFWEEK'S KEVIN CASEY WROTE, "When you get Rory McIlroy to talk for nearly an hour, be prepared to listen because he'll throw out some gems."McIlroy was interviewed on the No Laying Up Podcast, as Casey reported. [T]he podcast got into what it's like for McIlroy (and other high-profile golfers) to deal with outside expectations in the modern age. Show More Summary
The curse is over. The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the time since 1908. As a tip of the cap to the Cubs, I bring you this spoof from the archives. IN A LAST-MINUTE SURPRISE that caught virtually every player off guard except...Show More Summary
By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Dates: Nov. 3-6 Venue: TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nev. Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern) Thursday 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Live) / 8-11 p.m. (Replay) Friday 4:30-7:30 p.m. Show More Summary