PINEHURST, N.C. – The United States Golf Association has approved the use of distance-measuring devices in all of its amateur championships and their qualifying events, starting this year. The USGA's championship committee
New Wave Group AB, headquartered in Sweden but with significant interests in the United States, has entered into an agreement to acquire headwear and apparel company Ahead, company officials have announced.
18 Jul 2011 - 11:45pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is the latest celebrity and athlete to get his own unauthorized biography in a comic book.
12 Jul 2011 - 11:23pm - 0 Comments
Former British Open champion Ernie Els received a special award on Tuesday at the British Open to mark his contribution to developing talent.
12 Jul 2011 - 11:15pm - 0 Comments
Longtime Australian golf writer Tom Ramsey has died at 75. He fought cancer for a decade and died Wednesday.
30 Jun 2011 - 4:38pm - 0 Comments
Callaway Golf’s new interim CEO, Anthony Thornley, says the golf equipment maker will put some savings from planned job cuts toward boosting marketing spending and gaining back market share.
30 Jun 2011 - 4:03pm - 0 Comments
Callaway Golf Company has appointed Anthony S. Thornley interim president and chief executive officer. The move announced Wednesday fills a vacancy created by the resignation of George Fellows.
29 Jun 2011 - 10:27pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods has signed a three-year deal to promote a Japanese pain reliever, his first endorsement since he was caught in a sex scandal toward the end of 2009.
29 Jun 2011 - 10:46am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods says he’s staying with his agent. Mark Steinberg, who has been managing golf’s biggest start since 1999, did not renew his contract with IMG two weeks ago and no longer is with the company. Woods had his choice of staying with IMG or going with Steinberg.
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The assets of Ray Cook Golf, a longtime clubmaker whose putters have been used in more than 200 wins on the PGA Tour, will be auctioned off on June 8, company officials have announced.
31 May 2011 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Mark Steinberg, the agent for Tiger Woods the last 12 years and head of the IMG golf division, did not renew his contract Tuesday and is no longer with the sports management company. “He is no longer with IMG,” company spokesman Jim Gallagher said.
24 May 2011 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments
The company behind Fila shoes and clothing is taking a swing at golf, forming a foursome to purchase the maker of Titleist golf balls and FootJoy shoes from liquor company Fortune Brands Inc.
20 May 2011 - 11:40am - 1 Comments
Ernie Els followed the trail of South African idol Gary Player by winning golf tournaments all over the world, a journey that took him all the way to the World Golf Hall of Fame.
9 May 2011 - 6:54pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England -- It looks odds-on now that golf's return to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 -- after a break of 112 years -- will on be a course that has yet to be built.
24 Apr 2011 - 5:31pm - 0 Comments
Mason Rudolph, who qualified for the U.S. Open at the age of 16 and was the 1959 PGA Tour rookie of the year, has died. He was 76. He died Monday at a Tuscaloosa hospice.
18 Apr 2011 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments
Former European Tour Executive Director Ken Schofield has been appointed to the board of the Asian Tour. Asian Tour Executive Chairman Kyi Hla Han said Tuesday that Schofield would bring expertise on how to strengthen a tour that is drawn from a broad range of countries.
22 Mar 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Annika Sorenstam says she has given birth to a boy a little earlier than expected.
22 Mar 2011 - 12:40am - 0 Comments
Frank Chirkinian, the longtime golf producer for CBS Sports who helped turn the Masters into one of the most watched events in sports television, has died. He was 84.
4 Mar 2011 - 9:12pm - 0 Comments
Mike Davis is taking over as executive director of the U.S. Golf Association without having to give up part of his old job that he loved the most -- setting up golf courses for the U.S. Open.
2 Mar 2011 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
Former President George W. Bush is following after his father again, this time as the honorary chair of The First Tee program.
18 Feb 2011 - 6:58pm - 0 Comments
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