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GOLFChicago August 2018

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Beauty in the High Desert
Tahoe and Vicinity: Highly Fun

Highlands of Elgin

InstructionThe Good StuffTravelArchives

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Wine and Sprits

Stoatin Brae

France to Host Ryder Cup

The King at Tree Tops

Linksoul Apparel

Glenview Park Golf Club

Kiawah Island  Golf Resort

Wild Dunes

12 Oaks Foundation

Gary Player at the Western Golf Associiation

Oak Meadows Golf Club Renovation


U.S. Senior Women's Open

From Motown to Golftown


Oahu's Turtle Bay Resort


In The News

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:50:10 GMT
Less than a year ago, Tiger Woods sat at a podium prior to the Presidents Cup and reckoned with his own golf mortality. Now he's playing in the Tour Championship.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:40:37 GMT
A 22-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was found dead at a public golf course near Iowa State University.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:20:00 GMT
A man has been charged with murder after the body of a 22-year-old female golf star ranked among the top players in the US was found on a course in Iowa. Police were called to Coldwater Golf Links in Ames after players coming round the course found an abandoned bag lying apparently discarded on the ground. The body of Celia Barquin Arozamena was then discovered “some distance” from the bag, detectives later said in a statement.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMT
ATLANTA—Previous reports suggested major changes were in the FedEx Cup’s future. On Tuesday, the PGA Tour made them official. Commissioner Jay Monahan announced that, beginning in 2019, the tour's postseason will feature several modifications, highlighted by a simplified scoring system, monetary rewards for regular-season performance and an increased payout for the FedEx Cup champ.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:50:10 GMT
Coming off yet another surgery and yet another layoff, Woods was a vice captain for the team, a fancy name for “guy who grabs sandwiches.” He looked older, puffier, wearier by the day. Asked if there was a possibility that his days of competitive golf were behind him, Woods gave an answer remarkable in its honesty: “Yeah, definitely. If, on that September 2017 afternoon, you’d laid down a bet that Woods would be teeing it up in the 2018 Tour Championship, the showcase for the season’s 30 top golfers on the PGA Tour, well, you’d be able to park your yacht next to Woods’ in the Bahamas.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:04:54 GMT
US police have charged a man with the alleged murder of Celia Barquín, the Spanish golfer and reigning European women’s champion, a day after her body was discovered on an Iowa golf course. Barquín, 22, was found dead on Monday on the Coldwater course in Ames after other golfers spotted her abandoned bag and alerted club management. The suspect, named as 22-year-old local man Collin Daniel Richards, is accused of first degree murder.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:57:51 GMT
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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:33:17 GMT
Suspect in custody after the body of 22-year-old former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena was discovered at Coldwater Golf Links.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:36:10 GMT
In the next two decades, eight PGA of America tournaments will come to Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., highlighted by the 2031 PGA Championship and the 2036 Ryder Cup. “This partnership with Congressional Country Club and its membership is monumental in scope and stature, and we are excited to showcase the range of championships and events that the PGA of America has to offer,” said PGA of America interim CEO John Easterbrook in press release.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:28:17 GMT
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Steve DiMeglio previews the final leg of the FedExCup playoffs, the Tour Championship. ATLANTA — Overall, the seismic changes to the FedExCup get a thumbs up. The grand prize for the champion jumps to $15 million from $10 million starting next season, which will make some palms sweat. The playoffs, which will be in its 13th season next year, are reduced from four events to three for the first time, putting a greater emphasis on each tournament. And coinciding with the considerable changes to the schedule, the postseason will bring an end to the season before Labor Day, thus escaping the behemoth shadows of the NFL, MLB and college football. Then there’s the new


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