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How Dustin Johnson and a bungling USGA created one of the rowdiest U.S. Opens ever

A little rules drama and one the most powerful players in golf leave the crowd in a frenzy at Oakmont. What is it about the 12th hole at the 2016 major championships? Just months after Jordan Spieth's stunning collapse at Augusta's 12th, the U.S. Show More Summary

Compare and Contrast: The Masters vs. The U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. —In SAT terms, the Masters is to the U.S. Open what a night at the symphony is to Coachella.  How exactly? Let's go to the photos: CELL PHONES The Masters: Cell phones aren't allowed inside the grounds of Augusta National. Show More Summary

Dos and Don'ts: The Masters vs. The U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. —In SAT terms, the Masters is to the U.S. Open what a night at the symphony is to Coachella.  How exactly? Let's go to the photos: CELL PHONES The Masters: Cell phones aren't allowed inside the grounds of Augusta National. Show More Summary

Georgia Judge Denies Transgender Man’s ‘Dangerous’ Name-Change Petition

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A transgender Georgia man’s petition to change his name to reflect his gender identity was denied because it might offend the “sensibilities and mores” of other state residents. Augusta resident Rowan Feldhaus filed a name change petition in the Supe… Read The post Georgia Judge Denies Transgender Man’s ‘Dangerous’ Name-Change Petition appeared first on Towleroad.

Oakmont's Greens Tougher Than Augusta: Schwartzel

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

As a former Masters champion, Charl Schwartzel has conquered some of the toughest greens in golf but the South African rates this week's U.S. Open venue as an even more brutal test.

What’s the source of David Perdue’s avid support of Trump?

In his speech to the state Republican convention in Augusta over the weekend, U.S. Sen. David Perdue issued a full-on, enthusiastic embrace of Donald Trump and…

Masters 2016: Danny Willett's best shots as he wins the title

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : BBC - Golf Blog

Danny Willett becomes only the second Englishman to win the Masters with a brilliant five-under-par final round of 67 at Augusta National.

Solastor promises world’s cheapest 24/7 solar power

One time Liberal party leader John Hewson (now chairman of a company called SolarStor) made a splash in the media today with an announcement of solar thermal power plant in Port Augusta in South Australia. Renew Economy has the details - Hewson’s Solastor promises world’s cheapest 24/7 solar power. Show More Summary

First Slice 6/6/16: Georgia Republicans say 'Aw, Trump it,' start falling in line behind cartoon character

Oh, how painful it is to read Georgia Republicans accept the reality of Donald Trump becoming the GOP nominee. The pachyderms gathered in Augusta over the weekend for the party's state convention and, when not bellyaching about Gov.Show More Summary

Tanker carries 221 shipwreck survivors to safety in Italy

ATHENS (AP) — A Norwegian tanker carrying 221 migrants who survived a shipwreck Friday is expected to arrive shortly at the Italian port of Augusta on the island of Sicily. The Greek coast guard says Saturday the unnamed ship is also carrying the body of a migrant who drowned in Friday’s shipwreck of a smuggling […]

Sail Away, Sail Away, Sail Away - to This Nautical-Themed Wedding

As a little girl, bride Rachel spent weekends and Summers at the Augusta Sailing Club in Georgia. She's been sailing there ever since, which made it a sentimental place to marry the love of her life, Jonathan. "The venue meant so much to Rachel," said photographer Jessica Roberts. Show More Summary

Solastor Proposes 170 MW Solar Thermal “Baseload” Plant For Port Augusta

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath New South Wales-based solar thermal technology developer Solastor is set to launch a proposal for the development of a solar thermal and storage plant of up to 170MW in Port Augusta, South Australia, that it says will provide the state with 24/7 base load and peak load generation. Show More Summary

First Slice 6/1/16: Deal's skipping the Georgia GOP convention this weekend

Sorry Georgia GOP convention in Augusta this weekend, Gov. Nathan Deal already has plans. A builder has been chosen for the 39-story tower coming to the corner of West Peachtree and 14th Street next year. It'll be the tallest residential...Show More Summary

Missing hiker found dead last year kept journal of ordeal

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents. Geraldine […]

Maine's Governor Spends Too Much Time ith NRA, Shoots Messenger

When his term is up in 2018 Maine Governor Paul LePage is moving from the Blaine House mansion in Augusta to a posh neighborhood in Boothbay Harbor, so who's he calling a "southern Maine elitist?" This is the guy who's dying to eliminate...Show More Summary

Man concealing semiautomatic in his sock accidentally shoots self and woman at high school graduation

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Two people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries this weekend in Augusta, Kansas, after they were shot at a high school graduation ceremony. A 37-year-old man accidentally fired a semiautomatic handgun he had hidden in his sock in what police later called a “knucklehead...

High School Graduation Shooting Rocks Kansas High School [Video]

The 2016 graduation ceremony at one Kansas high school was rocked by an odd occurrence that caused serious injuries, and could easily have proven deadly. Augusta High School students had just begun the commencement ceremony when a gun went off, shooting two people in the crowd of 500 to 1000 people. Show More Summary

Concealed Holder Shoots 2 by Accident at Graduation

Two people were shot and wounded at a high school graduation ceremony in Kansas when a man with a concealed handgun permit adjusted his gun in his sock, causing it to fire. Augusta Police Chief Tyler Brewer called it a "knucklehead situation." The bullet went through the man's foot, traveled 50 feet and hit a woman in the calf. Show More Summary

Rusty, testy Jordan Spieth misses the cut at TPC after Masters collapse

A four-week break did not cure Jordan Spieth’s Masters hangover, it prolonged it. For two rounds at TPC Sawgrass, Spieth still was not himself four weeks removed from a final-round collapse last month at Augusta National that cost him a second straight green jacket. Spieth could not overcome a...

Fast greens leave players shocked, grumbling at Sawgrass

last monthSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Augusta on steroids: Low humidity, hot sun and an extra roll make putting at Sawgrass feel like warp speed        

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