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AUGUSTA, Ga. -- When a senior amateur golfer has made 22 hole-in-ones, what's left to accomplish? For Evans resident Roger Tant, that answer was easy: breaking 60 on his home course. Tant did that last week -- with a shot to spare.
Exceptional year for golf in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sensational spring and summer weather has Minnesota golf heading for perhaps the fastest year-over-year rebound in the nation.
27 Sep 2015 - 4:07am - 0 Comments
Updated clubhouses key to golf's future?
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Palm Beach Gardens isn't alone among the local communities ditching sub-par golf clubhouses to attract events.
26 Sep 2015 - 4:00pm - 0 Comments
Charlie Sifford's son, ex-daughter-in- law charged with $1 million theft
  CLEVELAND (AP) – The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him.   Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfe
28 Jul 2015 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
Lizette Salas among three tied for first-round lead at Meijer Classic
  BELMONT, Mich. (AP) – Lizette Salas built on her strong finish two weeks ago in the U.S.
23 Jul 2015 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
IOC President urges golfers to stay in Olympic Village during Rio Games
18 Jul 2015 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Golf groups distance themselves from Trump after immigration remarks
  Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong.   The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America broke their silence Wednesday to issu
1 Jul 2015 - 6:40pm - 0 Comments
Nike chairman Knight to step down
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chairman.
30 Jun 2015 - 10:10pm - 0 Comments
Nick Price and Gary Player honored at St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
  Next up on golf's major championship menu is the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
27 Apr 2015 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Laura Davies visits World Golf Hall of Fame ahead of her induction
  Laura Davies was so obsessed with sports as a young girl that she can't recall one that was played in her native England that she didn't attempt.   "Golf, tennis, cricket, soccer, snooker, pool, darts ...
22 Apr 2015 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Chattanooga-area golfer Don Potter, age 73, has 15 holes-in-one – so far
Don Potter is one of the luckiest golfers in the greater Chattanooga area, and perhaps all of the Southeast.   If he had a ring for every hole-in-one he's scored, both hands – thumbs included – and all the toes on one of his feet would be ne
22 Apr 2015 - 9:05am - 0 Comments
California courses face water restrictions
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Steve Scarborough said he could see this coming several years ago. As superintendent at Bakersfield Country Club for about 30 years, Scarborough has been through wet and dry years.
2 Apr 2015 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
Pioneer Bill Spiller among six in first class of Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame
  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame has announced its first class of inductees that includes four players, a coach and a course designer.   Two-time U.S. Amateur champ Charlie Coe; U.S.
1 Apr 2015 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
Northern Utah golfers: 'What winter?'
OGDEN, Utah -- Winter golfing in northern Utah is not for the faint of heart. Steven Rawlings recalls one time golfing with his son in the dead of winter.
29 Mar 2015 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
PGA Professional Rosie Iverson dies at 60
MINNEAPOLIS -- For nearly three decades, PGA Professional Rosemary "Rosie" Iverson guided thousands of golfers to a better swing.
24 Feb 2015 - 2:54am - 0 Comments
Rhonda Glenn, broadcaster and golf historian, dies at 68 from cancer
Rhonda Glenn, the first female anchor on ESPN who became a USGA historian and tireless promoter of women's golf, died after a long illness. She was 68.
13 Feb 2015 - 11:37pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy and former agent reach out-of-court settlement in dispute
  DUBLIN (AP) – Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy reached an out-of-court settlement with his former management company on Wednesday, cutting short a multi-million-dollar case that could have exposed the financial dealings of one of the biggest names i
4 Feb 2015 - 10:11am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy and former agent seek settlement as case goes to court
DUBLIN (AP) – Rory McIlroy and his lawyers held negotiations with his former agent Tuesday in a bid to reach a settlement in their multi-million-dollar court case.   The two sides met for five hours at the High Court complex in Dublin
3 Feb 2015 - 5:41pm - 0 Comments
Miami children's hospital to take Nicklaus' name after $60 mil pledge
  MIAMI (AP) – A decade after Jack Nicklaus began a foundation aimed at children's health, a Miami health care system is changing the name of its main hospital to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital.   Miami C
3 Feb 2015 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
Kel Nagle, World Golf Hall of Fame member, dies at 94 in Australia
SYDNEY (AP) – Kel Nagle, a former British Open winner, U.S. Open runner-up and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, has died.
29 Jan 2015 - 12:02am - 0 Comments