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Mexican star Ochoa named to receive USGA's 2011 Bob Jones Award
Lorena Ochoa has been selected to receive the Bob Jones Award, the highest honor from the U.S.
20 Oct 2010 - 1:41pm - 1 Comments
Woods all smiles as foundation opens Washington, D.C., learning center
Tiger Woods received enthusiastic applause as he walked into the assembly room at Cesar Chavez Public Charter School. He smiled, told stories and was universally welcomed as the bearer of good news: His charitable foundation is opening a learning center upstairs.
8 Oct 2010 - 5:00pm - 0 Comments
Ozaki becomes second Japanese star elected to World Golf Hall of Fame
Jumbo Ozaki finally gets to celebrate in America when he is inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Ozaki, who won more than 100 tournaments and led the Japan Golf Tour money list 12 times, was elected Wednesday through the international ballot by receiving 50 percent of the vote from a panel
6 Oct 2010 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
Course Woods designed back under way after developers reach settlement
Chalk up one victory for Tiger Woods this year. Construction on Woods’ first American golf course, The Cliffs at High Carolina near Asheville, N.C., is back in full swing after developers agreed to reduce the planned impact the layout would have on area trout streams by almost half the original d
23 Sep 2010 - 4:22pm - 2 Comments
NCAA slaps Missouri-St. Louis with probation in probe of ex-golf coach
The NCAA slapped the University of Missouri-St.
3 Sep 2010 - 10:38pm - 0 Comments
Woods gets $54 million mortgage on his huge waterfront Florida estate
Fresh off his divorce, Tiger Woods has taken out a $54.5 million mortgage on his Florida waterfront estate. Mortgage documents filed last month in Martin County show Woods will make payments to an entity called JRD Florida Ventures LLC.
2 Sep 2010 - 3:52pm - 6 Comments
Groundskeeper, 74, slightly injured after lawn mower pins him in pond
A 2,200-pound lawn mower being operated by a groundskeeper at a New Jersey golf course slid down an embankment into a pond, pinning the groundskeeper for more than 20 minutes.
24 Aug 2010 - 1:12am - 0 Comments
Nicklaus, Palmer, Watson and Miller team up to christen Michigan course
Days before another major champion is crowned, four players who have won their fair share of big golf tournaments played 18 holes together. This was no ordinary round, however, for Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Johnny Miller, who teed it up Tuesday along Lake Michigan in Benton Har
10 Aug 2010 - 11:36pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup host venue Celtic Manor Resort acquires nearby Country Inn
The Celtic Manor Resort -- host of the 2010 Ryder Cup in October -- has acquired an historic country inn adding to its roster of award-winning accommodations and restaurants. Newbridge on Usk is situated six miles upriver from Celtic Manor in an idyllic rural location in the hamlet of Tredunnock.
4 Aug 2010 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
Government of Thailand launches bid to make country 'hub' of golf in Asia
The Government of Thailand has embarked on an ambitious program to develop and position the royal kingdom as "Asia's Golf Hub," government officials have announced.
4 Aug 2010 - 5:41pm - 0 Comments
IOC staff member Scanlon named to head up Olympic golf organization
Antony Scanlon has been appointed head of golf’s Olympic organization. Scanlon is an Australian who has been involved with the Olympics since 1998. His job as executive director starts Nov. 1 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
2 Aug 2010 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
World Golf Hall of Fame ceremony moving to Players week in May
The induction ceremony for the World Golf Hall of Fame is moving to May, where it will kick off a busy week at The Players Championship. The ceremony at the World Golf Village, about 20 minutes from the TPC Sawgrass, will be May 9.
22 Jul 2010 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Canadian officials initiate search for missing 1904 Olympic golf gold medal
Hoping to locate Canadian George S. Lyon’s long-lost gold medal from the 1904 St.
22 Jul 2010 - 2:12pm - 0 Comments
Woods' endorsements down, as is his popularity, according to two surveys
Tiger Woods’ estimated endorsements for 2010 are worth $22 million less than last year, according to Sports Illustrated’s annual analysis of the highest-earning American athletes. Woods is still No. 1 on the list, as he has been for the rankings’ seven years.
21 Jul 2010 - 1:36pm - 3 Comments
British Open final round hits record low TV rating, but early rounds up
Little drama and a little-known champion sent the British Open’s television ratings plummeting to a record low. South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen led over the last 48 holes and won by seven shots, his victory almost never in doubt during the final round.
21 Jul 2010 - 12:05am - 0 Comments
PGA and LPGA Teachers involved in innovative Fly Girls Casting event
Corning, CA- Adventurous women will gather for the second annual Fly Girls Casting for Recovery Event on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Rolling Hills Casino Resort located in California's North State region (Corning, CA).
22 Jun 2010 - 10:08pm - 0 Comments