SAO PAULO – A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns, curtailing fears that the venue won't be ready in time for test events.
Rory McIlroy is officially a free agent when it comes to golf equipment.
30 Oct 2012 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Former U.S. Open champion and longtime television analyst Ken Venturi has been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame. Venturi, 81, was chosen through the Lifetime Achievement category.
8 Oct 2012 - 7:40pm - 1 Comments
ATLANTA -- Fred Couples, a former Masters champion and one of the most popular figures in the game, was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
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MADRID -- The Spanish golf federation says Ramon Sota, the uncle of Seve Ballesteros and inspirational player of the 1960s and 70s, has died. He was 74.
29 Aug 2012 - 3:54pm - 0 Comments
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Royal & Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson said officials expect to break ground on the Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro this fall, keeping it on schedule for the 2016 and for what he called a ''test event'' prior to the Olympics
29 Aug 2012 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Busting into an all-boys club has never been a problem for Darla Moore.
20 Aug 2012 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.
20 Aug 2012 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- Padraig Harrington thinks long putters are on the way out -- even though their most famous practitioner, Adam Scott, did not follow Keegan Bradley and Webb Simpson in winning a major with one on Sunday night
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CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Callaway Golf is laying off 12 percent of its workforce and implementing a series of cuts that the company hopes will save about $52 million a year, company officials said Wednesday.
11 Jul 2012 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Open's return to prime time aided its television ratings.
19 Jun 2012 - 12:42am - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- Tiger Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, has been arrested on drunken driving charges in suburban New York. Police say Steinberg was stopped during a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night in Ardsley and arrested on DWI and aggravated DWI charges.
3 Jun 2012 - 7:41pm - 0 Comments
Sharp Park Golf Course, a rare seaside municipal golf links built in 1932 by master architect Alister MacKenzie—- best-known for building world-class private courses like Cypress Point Club and Augusta National, home of the annual Master’s Tournament – will mark its 80th anni
19 May 2012 - 6:57pm - 0 Comments
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- The U.S. Amateur trophy is among the artifacts missing after a burglar broke into the U.S. Golf Association Museum in northern New Jersey.
17 May 2012 - 1:42am - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- Golf Town will buy Golfsmith International Holdings Inc. for about $96.5 million, the Canadian retailer said Monday, more than doubling its store base and significantly expanding its presence in the United States.
15 May 2012 - 2:22am - 0 Comments
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Phil Mickelson loved golf before he was old enough to walk and swing a club. It took him on a thrilling ride of major championships and a few spectacular crashes, eventually leading to his induction Monday night into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
8 May 2012 - 12:51am - 0 Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Phil Mickelson has won four major championships and let just as many get away.
6 May 2012 - 1:57pm - 0 Comments
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- WE ARE GOLF, a coalition of the game's leading associations and industry partners, met with dozens of Members of Congress on April 18, the fifth annual National Golf Day, to share stories and data about golf's diverse businesses, empl
18 Apr 2012 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
The House of Representatives has voted to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on golf great Jack Nicklaus. The legislation now goes to the Senate for a vote. Once approved there, it will go to President Bush.
16 Apr 2012 - 11:50pm - 1 Comments
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