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RAMONA, Calif. -- Daryl Driscoll feels as if his golf life has come full circle.
Hampton's The Woodlands turns 100
HAMPTON, Va. -- Suffice to say, Sam Snead could have celebrated his 50th birthday on any golf course of his choosing. Such are the perks of winning at storied layouts such as Augusta National, St. Andrews, Oakmont, Riviera and Pinehurst No. 2.
8 May 2016 - 3:31am - 0 Comments
Inventor's aim: Reduce 'Golf Misery Index'
McFARLAND, Wis. -- Rob O'Loughlin has a passion for sales, and for saving the game of golf he loves to play. He's happiest when he's doing both at the same time.
1 May 2016 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
10 must-have items for your new golf season
April is here, which for many of us means just one amazing thing: It's golf season! Hopefully the white stuff is gone, or at least close to gone, depending on where you're reading this. 
1 Apr 2016 - 12:25pm - 0 Comments
Most players under 50 no longer eligible for World Golf Hall of Fame
30 Mar 2016 - 3:07pm - 0 Comments
A hole-in-one on the same hole two days in a row? This man did it
  NAPLES, Fla. – Jim Fitzgerald, a 67-year-old retiree from Chicago, was playing in Hideout Golf Club's 17th annual Member-Guest last week. He had never made a hole-in-one.
16 Mar 2016 - 1:50pm - 0 Comments
Warmer weather brings northern golfers out of hiberation
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Max Gilbert was en route to a business meeting Tuesday when he heard from a friend that Hickory Hills Golf Course was opening for the season around noon.
9 Mar 2016 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
Georgia senior golfer fires course-record 58
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.
30 Sep 2015 - 8:02am - 0 Comments
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