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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Golf and Tim Hortons: What could be better on Canada Day?
Americans are well-aware of the significance of July 4, but to our friends up north, July 1 is a special day. The Dominion of Canada was created by an act of confederation on July 1, 1867. And Canada Day is the celebration of that event.
Tips to organize a golf tournament
During the last decade at the Country Club of Landfall, PGA Professional Sara Bush has helped organize, oversee and direct golf tournaments that appealed to a wide scope of participants.
Memories of milkshakes, Slammin' Sammy
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Brenda Quick used to serve Sam Snead milkshakes.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Notes: Spieth's on a record-setting pace
Jordan Spieth already has accumulated the second-most FedEx Cup points in the regular season, and there's still two majors, a World Golf Championship and the John Deere Classic on his schedule before the playoffs begin.
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.
Rory-Jordan rivalry: Who's No. 1?
The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015, including a World Golf Championship, and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors. Halfway through the year, however, Rory McIlroy is playing second fiddle.
Colorado course enlarges hole sizes
PUEBLO, Colo. -- The singular goal in golf is to get the ball in the hole in as few strokes as possible. Elmwood Golf Course head professional Randal Bregar and his staff just made that a bit easier.
Doppler radar aids golf instruction
CRYSTAL LAKE, Pa. -- The views from behind the teeing areas at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay gave fans a unique look at the flight of the ball of 156 of the top players in the world, the orange ribbon tracing the path onto the our televisions.
Golf tracking app for Microsoft Band?
In the market for a new fitness tracker but not sure which one to buy? If you're looking for a golf tracking app, perhaps the Microsoft Band may be the way to go.
Here is the best 'disc golf' shot you'll ever see
I've got to be honest -- I've heard of disc golf, but until today, I had never understood what it actually is, or how it's played.
Refreshed Oosthuizen ready for rebound
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Ten days ago, Louis Oosthuizen finished off a spectacular round at Chambers Bay in University Park, Wash. His 3-under-par 67 in the final round of the U.S.
Trevino proposes senior amateur event
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Whether he's joking or not, Lee Trevino said he has never been to a golf tournament he didn't play in. And this week at the Greenbrier Classic, he says his role is to "sit in Jim Justice's skybox."
Monday, June 29, 2015
Oosterhuis has early onset Alzheimer's
Former British golfer and CBS analyst Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's disease. The 67-year-old Oosterhuis went public with the news in Golf World's digital magazine Monday with hopes it can bring attention and raise money toward finding a cure.
English, 5 others added to Open field
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari and Memorial winner David Lingmerth are among six players who have been added to the field for the British Open.
Golf's next big thing: Patrick Reed?
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The smiley-face and goofy-haircut profile picture on the PGA Tour's website aside, Patrick Reed is ultimately what the PGA Tour needs to re-energize if, and when, Tiger Woods decides to put his golf clubs away for good.
How much is Bubba's 7-wood worth?
  A lot of golfers tend to think of the 7-wood as a club that women or senior golfers would to play.
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Greenbrier: Good news, bad news
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- GOOD NEWS is everywhere as the Greenbrier Classic begins today. A few bummers, but mostly good news.
Bubba shows he can grind out a victory
CROMWELL, Conn. -- He came. He saw. He Bubba'd.
Na Yeon Choi wins ninth LPGA title
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Na Yeon Choi eagled the par-4 16th hole from the fairway to take the lead and won the NW Arkansas Championship by two strokes Sunday for her ninth LPGA Tour title.