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Traditions Golf and Country Club welcomes Stacy Jones as Superintendent of Golf | Characteristics

On March 15, Traditions Golf and Country Club announced the addition of Stacy H. Jones as the golf course’s chief superintendent. A veteran of golf course management since 1993, Jones’ resume includes Georgia country clubs such as White Columns Country Club in Milton, St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth, Governors Towne Club in Acworth and […]

Therapeutic golf programs allow people with disabilities to do things they never thought possible

AUGUSTA, Georgia (WJBF) – Shims and Wood is a teaching center on the driving range and over the years has become a place that helps people with disabilities. “On Wednesdays, we hold an adapted golf clinic across the Marty Turcios Foundation then a few times a month we do the GSGA Clinics and then we […]

Scotland’s Carnoustie Golf Club named UK’s most Instagrammable

A new study has revealed the most Instagrammable golf courses in the UK and one of the most famous in Scotland has come out on top. Carnoustie was named top of the list, which ranks the best greens in the UK. Jura Watches looked at the number of hashtags featuring famous courses and saw the […]

Leona Maguire on golf’s friendship with Niall Horan and the rise of women’s golf

LEONA Maguire, FROM IRELAND, has had a meteoric rise in the sport over the past 12 months. The Cavan native’s performance in the Solheim Cup sparked initial interest But that was after she became the first Irishwoman to win an LPGA event, It was when she won the Drive On Championship in Florida that she […]

2022 Genesis Invitational one and done picks, expert PGA predictions, betting tips from legendary pro DFS

The 2022 Genesis Invitational is set to begin Thursday, February 17 at Riviera Country Club in California. Tiger Woods returns as tournament host and will be present throughout the event. In what has become an annual tradition, the 2022 Genesis Invitational field is filled with many of the best golfers in the world ready to […]

Spieth moves from Cliff’s Edge to Contention at Pebble Beach | Sports News

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Spieth got in on the action Saturday during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am title, and he lived to tell the tale. On a day when Seamus Power backed down to allow half a dozen other players back into the game, Spieth backed off […]

Golf: Mugo, Muraya, Njuguna are the winners of Limuru Ladies Invitation 2022: The standard Sports

Left to right: Lucy Njuguna of Limuru Country Club and Nancy Muraya and Nancy Mugo, both of Sigona Golf Club, receive their awards after winning the 2022 Limuru Ladies Invitational Golf Tournament at the par 72 Limuru Country Club on Friday [February 21, 2022.PHOTO: SAMSON WIRE]. A prolific team comprised of local golfer Lucy Njuguna […]

NBA’s Kyle Kuzma talks about his love for golf

PGATOUR.COM: In terms of friends, who have become some of your NBA golf friends? KYLE KUZMA: I play a lot of golf with Jason Kidd. I play a lot of golf with Alex Caruso, but it’s so many guys. So many guys play golf. I know Jayson Tatum, we talked a lot about golf, Donovan […]

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE: Barack Obama hits the golf course in Hawaii with friends ahead of New Years

Former President Barack Obama was spotted golfing in Hawaii with a mysterious friend on Tuesday during the family’s annual vacation to his home state ahead of the New Years. Obama, 60, looked focused as he took the ties with a white Puma golf shirt, blue shorts, white sneakers, sunglasses and a golf cap. He and […]

2021 has seen new approaches to course design, so try something new

Want to have fun? Perhaps the most you’ve had in a long time on a golf course? Try something completely different. The whole point of the golf trip is to experience different things. Original routes, fresh landscapes, extreme challenges. As golf travel continued to reopen and then explode throughout 2021, more people took to the […]

Golf: Tiger Woods Says He Is ‘Fool Good’ As He Prepares For Golf Return

Tiger Woods at last year’s PNC Championship. Photo / AP Justin Thomas’ dad got the first glimpse of Tiger Woods playing golf since his car crash 10 months ago and saw more of it than he expected. “It’s crazy how well he hits – and he hits far – for what he’s been through,” said […]

Farmingdale State mourns the death of coach George Cangero

NEWSDAY – Beloved golf coach and teacher George Cangero dies at 72 Farmingdale, NY – Farmingdale State Head male golf coach George Cangero tragically passed away at his home on November 20. Coach Cangero was an integral part of the athletics department, leading the men’s golf team to five Skyline Conference Championships in six seasons. […]

How Patrick Reed decided between PB&J and steak

Through: Dylan Dethier November 5, 2021 Patrick Reed wasn’t always the Patrick Reed we know now. Getty Images These days, that’s a question all the best professional golfers need to answer. Most will answer it privately, but Wednesday in Mayakoba, Patrick Reed publicly answered the question. “How motivated are you about money? “ This is […]

FSU-PC Golf Invitational renamed in honor of Coach Bobby Bowden

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) – The 30th annual FSU-PC Golf Invitational was held at Bay Point on Friday morning, but in the future the tournament will not be called that. Instead, they’re changing the name of it to honor the late great FSU, Bobby Bowden. Bowden loved to play in the tournament and has come […]

Golf needs to do more to accommodate ALL races

YOU may know that October 2021 is Black history month. Let me ask you a question: How many black golfers are there in your golf club? When Tiger woods First emerged as a global force in 1996, there was widespread hope that it would change the face of golf around the world. Unfortunately, this did […]

Meet the 63-year-old varsity athlete with a killer golf swing

By Martin Savidge, Pamela Kirkland and Scottie Andrew, CNN Debbie Blount is, for the most part, your average undergrad, trying to get through the semester amid piles of homework and a busy after-school schedule. She enjoys her history lessons but struggles with statistics, a subject she calls the “bane of [her] existence. ”She just declared […]

Boys’ golf: Leonard tied for state golf | Sports

CEDAR FALLS – It was good enough to win the district tournament title on Tuesday. Ottumwa senior Cale Leonard thought another round of three-under-69 might be enough to be chasing the Class 4A state tournament title. “I feel like if I shoot 69 on both days I’ll have a good chance of winning,” Leonard said […]

Freeland’s freshman Avery Pumford adds to family golfing legacy

FREELAND, MI – Avery Pumford is, well, a Pumford. This means that her baby booties had soft tips, her beanie was a visor, and her stroller was equipped with cup holders and t-shirts. His ABC book stated with Aces, Birdies and Clubs. “As far back as I can remember I have played golf,” Pumford said. […]

Why is hickory golf so fun

By Peter Owen It’s a little disturbing to look down as you address the ball off the tee and notice that your driver’s head is only a fraction larger than the ball. But that’s part of the challenge and the fun of playing hickory golf – or, as avid Grathan Leatherbarrow describes it, “golf the […]

High school golf: Beaver wins fifth straight 2A State Championship

Extended ranking The Beaver Boys Golf Team added another notch to their Dynasty Belt Thursday afternoon at the Roosevelt Golf Course on day two of the 2A State Golf Tournament. Led by medalist Sky Moon, Beaver placed four golfers in the top nine as he qualified for a fifth straight state championship with a score […]

His Father’s Passion Drove Hejduk to DII District Golf Tournament | Local sports

JEFFERSON – Hagan Hejduk visited the Hickory Grove Golf Club in Jefferson. In the back of his car were golf clubs about as old as the elder Grand Valley. He was getting ready to do a few swings with the Jefferson boys’ golf team. Hejduk has a reputation on the baseball and basketball courts. He […]

Ethan Spier of Sioux City East Wins RMCA Conference Golf Tournament | Golf

The Black Raiders also golfed Monday at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City, and Spier shot a 68. His round on Tuesday got off to a bumpy start, as he missed the first hole and shot two over hole three. But he quickly settled in and finished with four birdies that day. Support local journalism […]

Walking is all the rage on the golf course and, yes, it’s exercise

A new movement is brewing in recreational golf: walking. Growing nationally, golfers are rejecting the motorized golf cart – the standard bearer of American rounds of golf for more than 50 years – and are choosing instead to walk or walk one stroke at a time. . This has contributed to a substantial increase in […]

Wheeling Park, berths for the John Marshall Clinch State golf tournament | News, Sports, Jobs

Photos of Cody Tomer Above: Gavin Goodrich of Wheeling Park shot a 76 for regional match medalist honors. Below: John Marshall’s Ethan Cook got a 78 to lead the Monarchs to declare. MOUNDSVILLE – The W.Va. Class AAA State Golf Tournament will have a mix of new blood and familiar faces this year. For the […]

Letter-winning trio among Bethel Park golfers gain experience

Through: Ray fisher Saturday 25 September 2021 | 11:01 am Bethel Park golfers, left to right, senior Riley Miller and junior Olivia Willig are members of the 2021 team. Adam Triscila, coach of the Bethel Park women’s golf program, offered an open invitation. “Our team needs golfers,” he said. “If any young girls are interested […]

Florida League Celebrity Golf Tournament Comes to Resort Reunion November 14-15

Body The Florida Collegiate Summer League, a collegiate batting league organized by the communities of Central Florida, will be holding its 13th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament on November 14-15 at the Reunion Resort in Kissimmee. The event will once again offer golfers and baseball fans the opportunity to mingle with impressive professional baseball celebrities past […]

Joe Biden plays a lot less golf than Donald Trump as president

President Joe Biden spends much less time on the golf course than former President Donald Trump. On Sunday, after Biden played two weekend rounds in Delaware, the current president recorded nine golf outings, compared to at least 36 for Trump during the same time in his presidency, according to the former CBS News correspondent at […]

Boonchant receives the Juli Inkster Senior Award 2021

History links LOS ALTOS, Calif .– Four-time All-American and recent Duke graduate Jaravee Boonchant received the Juli Inkster Senior Award 2021 presented by Workday, recognizing the highest ranked female varsity golfer in Division I in her final year of eligibility for the 2020-21 season. The award is named after Inkster, a member of the Global […]

Cannon’s sizzling 66 helps O’Fallon take the lead in SWC boys’ golf | Boys Golf – Fall

Edwardsville will start the second round not far behind at 306. Like O’Fallon, the Tigers had four players after under-80 rounds. “If you told me at the start of the day that Caden was going to shoot 66 and we had seven shots behind, I would say I’m going to take it,” said Edwardsville coach […]

Local Golfer Ranks Top 10 at World Tournament | Sports

After five years in the sport, Maci Williams of Brusly Middle has established herself as one of the best young golfers in the world and she has the results to prove it. Williams, 11, tied for ninth at the US World Children’s Golf Championship in Pinehurst, NC at the end of July. Williams’ top 10 […]

Upcoming junior tournament aims to attract more kids to golf

Over the past two years, former Chandigarh Golf Club President Birinder Singh Gill has taken on a new role as President of Forest Hill Golf Course in Nayagaon, near Chandigarh. Gill has overlooked the changes in golf facilities as well as the club’s golf program. With the club launching its junior tournament program on Monday […]

Beaulieu captures Commissioners’ Cup title at Gardner Municipal

GARDNER – During that long, hot summer 44 years ago, Mike Beaulieu, at age 15, played golf for the first time. Baseball, because of a chronic sore arm, was over for him. But, thanks to his uncle Gerry Arsenault, an avid golfer, Beaulieu found a new, favorite sport. “At first I used to caddy for […]

Covid has also led to a golf boom in Australia

New figures on golfing participation in Australia have shown a parallel with the UK – in which the pandemic has led to unprecedented growth. Attendance increased by over two million in Britain in 2020 compared to 2019 and by 321,000 in Ireland. Official statistics from AusPlay, the official sport participation survey conducted by Sport Australia, […]

Native Holden Takes Every Golfer’s Dream Job

The next time you watch The Golf Channel and the advertisers provide you with general information about the tournament, the course, or the golfers themselves, it’s possible that Drew Powell will provide that information. The 23-year-old Holden native and recent Duke University graduate, who won the Maine State Golf Association’s Match Play tournament last week, […]

PGA Tour changes make Austin Dell Match Play’s future cloudy

The unveiling of the 2021-22 PGA Tour schedule didn’t reveal many major ramifications for the five events hosted in Lone Star State this year, but the storylines are certainly significant. For the first time, the PGA Tour co-sanctions a European Tour event, the Scottish Open. The field of players will be divided between members of […]

AREA GOLF: The Dolan family meets for the 50th golf tournament | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo courtesy of Susan Dolan Pictured (L to R): Isaac Dolan, Bradley Rose, Cameron Krenik and Lynne Dolan pose for a photo after the Dolan Classic golf tournament in July. TRACY – In July, the family of John and Mary Dolan celebrated 50 years of reuniting at the Tracy Country Club for a much-loved family […]

GOLF: the Henryville couple ready to represent Team USA in an international event | Sports

SELLERSBURG – A local couple’s shared love for golf takes them to Ireland to represent the United States next week. Henryville residents David Ellis Conyers and Dr Jill Kostick will play for the United States team in the International King’s Cup, which takes place at Glasson Golf Club in Ireland. The couple leave on Saturday. […]