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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men. The R&A became the latest golf club to end years of male-only exclusivity on Thursday when its members voted overwhelmingly in favor of inviting women. The vote was effective immediately.
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