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The USGA is leaning more on the world ranking for pros and amateurs, along with current money lists on American tours, to create a U.S. Women's Open field that will not have qualifying because of the coronavirus pandemic.Original link
The PGA Tour heads to Detroit July 2-5 for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Here are our experts' best bets.Original link
That may seem like a pretty strange phase for a golf training solution but stay tuned and I guaranty that it will turn your drives on.  Yes, shallowing your driver in the backswing will be a key for your future power and consistency with your driver. The length of your driver is actually messing up the swing that you have honed with your irons. It’
You’ve heard about them, maybe seen them too. Everyday products are being hyped in your Twitter and Instagram feeds. They’re sometimes endorsed by pros, celebrities, and influencers alike. But do they live up to the hype? We take a closer look. What are Golfers Talking About? In 2017, Brooks Koepka issued Nike a challenge. He said, “Design me a run
During the “Return to Golf’s” initial three weeks, wannabe J.J. Watt stunt double and elite PGA Tour professional Bryson DeChambeau’s bulk-up, Bomb and Gouge approach has had him in contention. But his style of play that sees drives air mailing design features raises questions about whether this is what the future of golf should look like. Particul
Four more players—one on the PGA Tour and three on the Korn Ferry Tour—tested positive for COVID-19 and have withdrawn from this week’s stops in Michigan and Colorado. Here is the PGA Tour Communications statement issued: PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour statement – COVID-19 update – June 30, 2020 As part of the PGA TOUR’s pre-tournament screening process
The Scotsman’s Stuart MacDonald explains the Old Course Hotel’s plan unveiling for a “luxury pub” with views over the Road hole. The key attribute of the proposed terrace bar? Glass frontage. Presumably glass that can stop an incoming dimpled white pellet stamped with things like Titleist, Taylor Made, Callaway or Bridgestone? Maybe? Oh no, it’s ab
I’ve never been prouder to call Charlie Rymer a friend and ambassador of the sport. The former U.S. Junior Amateur champion, PGA Tour pro, golf commentator and mayor emeritus of Myrtle Beach Tweeted about his brush with death as caused by COVID-19. The courage and heart to both battle back and share his story is something to behold. And a huge than
Chad Campbell, who tested positive following a pre-tournament screening for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, said he is asymptomatic and feels "physically well."Original link
Ron Sirak spent 18 years with the Associated Press and 18 more with Golf Digest/Golf World, he’s an author and Golf Channel contributor while still a reporter on the LPGA beat. While we do also discuss the upcoming LPGA return in late July, the majority of our discussion surrounds Sirak’s definitive story for Golf Digest on the Fox-USGA media contr
Good signs are aplenty in the latest ratings news, this time for the 2020 Travelers Championship. Even with only one certified superstar in Dustin Johnson contending, CBS limited in production-values and a so-so ratings start at Colonial, the Sunday broadcast earned a 2.0 final round overnight rating despite a rain delay on the back nine. That’s up
The LPGA has canceled the Canadian Women's Open in September due to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.Original link
Located in the beautiful Garden Route region on South Africa‘s south coast, Fancourt is arguably the country’s premier golf resort. Five-star luxurious accommodation, a fabulous spa and excellent food combine with three world-class Gary Player-designed golf courses and an incredible array of local attractions. The resort lies on 613 hectares of ver
When you think Cleveland wedges, you think classic. You think consistent. And you think Zip – as in Zip Grooves. Well, there’s a fresh Zip in town as today Cleveland Golf unveils its new RTX ZipCore wedge.   There’s only so much technology that can be added to a blade-style wedge and still keep it a blade-style wedge. While ZipCore maintains much o
With limited on site at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Utah Championship, PGATour.com’s Stewart Moore did a nice job capturing Sunday evening’s incredible saga of Daniel Summerhays. The 36-year-old announced his retirement to start the week in his hometown event, then fired a final round 62 to be leader in the clubhouse for a few hours. He was eventually ti
Tony Paul previews this week’s PGA Tour return to the Motor City for the Rocket Mortgage Classic and finds a negative in the thing I’ve heard the most positive comments about: fan free events devoid of derelicts wailing baba booey. For starters, there will be no fans, no baba booeys, no elevated blood-alcohol levels. That threatens to suck some of