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The Lure of We-Ko-Pa
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Wine and Sprits

Stoatin Brae

France to Host Ryder Cup

The King at Tree Tops

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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

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:23:56 GMT
Matt Kuchar ended four-year winless slid on the PGA Tour victory Sunday by closing with a 2-under 69 to win the Mayakoba Golf Classic
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:57:07 GMT
Matt Kuchar had to work for his eighth PGA Tour victory at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, when he needed to put the tournament away on the final hole, he did the one thing that he had done well all week—put the ball in the fairway off the tee on the 458-yard
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:26:16 GMT
There was no getting away from the turn-back-the-clock feel to Lee Westwood’s performance at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Facts are facts, and the Englishman with the dry-wit and the gray stubble had not been victorious on the European Tour since April 2014, or anywhere for that matter since April 2015. The former World No. 1 had contended a time or three in the meanwhile, but at 45, now ranked 119th in the world and having seen his status in the game fall from name brand to also ran, most observers—including Westwood himself—couldn’t help but wonder if he had essentially reached the end of the road.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:18:08 GMT
Lee Westwood wiped away the tears after rolling back the years yesterday. The former world No 1 shot a brilliant 64 to lift the Nedbank Challenge in Sun City, his first win in 3½ years. Not only was the European Tour event part of the elite Rolex Series, boasting a near £1 million first prize, but ­Westwood had to battle off two ­major winners to prevail at the Gary Player Country Club.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:16:00 GMT
Bernhard Langer celebrated his fifth Charles Schwab Cup with his wife and friends, a glass of red wine in his hand. Both walked away winners Sunday when Singh produced the best round of his PGA Tour Champions career, a 10-under 61 that turned a six-shot deficit into a four-shot victory in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and allowed Langer to claim another $1 million bonus for the season title. "At age 61 to do it is quite an achievement," Langer said, holding a glass of red wine on the balcony at Phoenix Country Club.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 14:10:00 GMT
Doc Giffin, who for 50 years served as assistant to the late Arnold Palmer, enjoys pointing out one of the great coincidences that tied together the two men long before they ever met. “It was all probably meant to be,” Giffin was saying Friday night at Latrobe Country Club, the place where Palmer learned the game and grew to love it and then, eventually, to rule it. “Arnold turned pro on November 18, 1954.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 21:17:00 GMT
It got way more nervy than he may have hoped for, but that won't matter when Matt Kuchar back on his final round of the 2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic, which ended with him holing the winning putt. The victory is the eighth of his PGA Tour career, and it snaps a near four-plus-year win drought, his last victory coming at the 2014 RBC Heritage. "I certainly didn't want a three-footer on the last hole to win this thing," said Kuchar, who entered the final round with a four-shot lead but won by only one stroke over Danny Lee.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 22:35:00 GMT
The season-long FedEx Cup points standings will help determine who keeps their PGA Tour cards for the 2019-'20 season as well as who'll be eligible for the FedEx Cup Playoff in August. In addition this season, a new $10 million bonus will be
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 21:36:35 GMT
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Braden Thornberry plans to play the final stage of Tour Q-School as an amateur. Whether or not he’s still an amateur after that remains to be seen. Thornberry tied for 14th Friday at Southern Hills Plantation Club, where he shot 14 under in 72 holes. He was among 18 players out of that second-stage site to move on to Q-School finals Dec. 6-9 at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Ariz. The Ole Miss senior, who won the 2017 NCAA individual title as a sophomore, told Golfweek that if he finishes among the top 40 and ties – and earns full status for the 2019 Tour season – he’ll leave school a semester early and turn pro. If not, he’ll have some thinking to do. Every
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 23:30:26 GMT
Gaby Lopez turned back the No. 1 female player in the world to win the Blue Bay LPGA Championship in China on Saturday despite some shaky play down the stretch that belied her steady play over the first 54 holes. Lopez finished with a one-over-par 73


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