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FAR HILLS, N.J. (Oct. 24) -- The United States Golf Association (USGA) and the R&A today announced the publication of the new Rules of Golf for 2012-15.
So what were you doing when you were 14 years old?
 
5 Nov 2012 - 9:26am - 0 Comments
Arron Oberholser thinks long putters provide advantage
The reports out of the WGC-HSBC Champions that Keegan Bradley and Ernie Els might consider legal action if golf's governing bodies ban long putt
3 Nov 2012 - 1:05am - 0 Comments
PGA Professional combines new drivers with classic drives
Like many PGA Professionals across the country every year, Chris de Keratry recently hosted a demo day at River Place Country Club in Aus
2 Nov 2012 - 12:31am - 0 Comments
Nike giving glimpses of new driver
Last week, we saw lots of sneak peeks of new utility irons from Titleist, a
1 Nov 2012 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Happy Halloween from your favorite golfers
Some of the game’s top players are grinding away at the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in China this week, but an awful lot more spent Wednesday night enjoying Halloween with their friends and families.
1 Nov 2012 - 1:54am - 0 Comments
Charles Barkley finally finds his golf niche
Charles Barkley has been the subject of so much derision and mocking when it comes to golf. But like any warrior, he can turn his weakness into a strength - as the latest ad from CDW shows.  And they did a great job of it.
31 Oct 2012 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Golf courses damaged by Superstorm Sandy
Among the many targets of Superstorm Sandy’s wrath are the golf courses up and down the East Coast, especially those in the Northeast.
30 Oct 2012 - 4:13pm - 0 Comments
Hartough paints Merion for 2013 U.S. Open
Linda Hartough, among the world’s best golf-landscape artists, has introduced her newest painting, “16th Hole, East Course, Merion Golf Club,” in commemoration of the 2013 U.S. Open.
30 Oct 2012 - 9:29am - 0 Comments
Donald won't defend
Luke Donald won't be able to defend his Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic Championship in November at Disney due to a scheduled medical procedure for one of his children.
29 Oct 2012 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Hot New Stick
 
28 Oct 2012 - 4:56pm - 0 Comments
Augusta National cooking up clubhouse renovation
Augusta National Golf Club has filed plans with the city of Augusta for a big makeover of a portion of its clubhouse.
28 Oct 2012 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Yao Ming discovers golf is hard
Plenty of retired athletes have harbored dreams of crossing over and playing competitive golf at some level. Johnny Bench and John Brodie did it. John Smoltz gave it a good shot.
23 Oct 2012 - 7:43pm - 0 Comments
Bubba auctioning Ryder Cup gear for charity
The latest of Bubba Watson’s many charitable efforts is an auction of some of his Ryder Cup gear and souvenirs. Up for auction on eBay are these items: --Ryder Cup pin flag signed by Watson and the rest of his U.S. teammates
22 Oct 2012 - 12:53am - 0 Comments
Fanny Sunesson retires as caddie
Fanny Sunesson, the most successful female caddie in modern golf history, has turned in her bib for the final time.
18 Oct 2012 - 11:37pm - 0 Comments
WGC-Accenture Match Play venue sold
Escalante Golf has acquired the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain, company officials have announced. The club will be renamed "The Golf Club at Dove Mountain," and will continue its relationship with the Ritz-Carlton hotel, The Residences and the PGA Tour.
17 Oct 2012 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
Plan on seeing less of Rory and Rickie
Rory McIlroy is doing whatever it takes to try to win the money titles on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour this year – and what it takes is playing a whole bunch of tournaments. He won’t be trying it again anytime soon, though.
17 Oct 2012 - 1:53am - 0 Comments
LPGA grieves loss of beloved rules official Brecht
Sad news was announced on Saturday after Doug Brecht, 62, a longtime rules official and vice president of competitions for the LPGA, passed away near his home in Oklahoma Friday night after battling West Nile Virus for two months.
13 Oct 2012 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
Greenbrier buys historic Oakhurst Links, will keep it intact
In what seems like the best possible result to what had become a painful situation to anyone interested in the preservation of golf history, the Greenbrier Resort is buying Oakhurst Links.
12 Oct 2012 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Irish host heroes
 
12 Oct 2012 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments