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Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand helps fill out the shocking exit from golf by Fox Sports with several insights into the deal announced Monday, including this about when discussions started. Two months ago, after the USGA decided to postpone the U.S. Open to September, Fox Sports execs Eric Shanks and Larry Jones reached out to Pete Bevacqua a
Unfortunate news for the top PGA of America professionals in the U.S. who have seen their annual championship rescheduled and now, cancelled. Set for Austin in late July, with the top 20 going to the PGA Championship in San Francisco and the top 3 recently announced as U.S. Open exemptions, it’s both a shame and also an eye-opener for August’s cham
Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test positive for the coronavirus.Original link
June 29, 2020 The Story Behind Dropping Golf is a complicated game. No matter how low your handicap, you will still occasionally end up in a situation where you are dropping a ball. Sometimes dropping can benefit your situation, such as when you get free relief from a condition on the golf course that is not meant to be there (like temporary water
Harris English on Monday became the fifth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus, learning the results at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.Original link
If watch any golf on TV you’ll notice that there certainly doesn’t seem to be one backswing that is universal to all Tour players. Their backswings range from long to short, laid off to across the line and fast to slow. The million dollar question is which one will work best for you and your game. Watch this video to start to understand your option
PGA Tour players Bubba Watson, Harold Varner III, Jason Day and Wesley Bryan will participate in a nine-hole match on Wednesday to benefit charity initiatives for the Rocket Mortgage Classic.Original link
Press releases these days are usually so light on details and heavy on the fluff. Not this! Let’s get to it, For Immediate Release: USGA Announces New Media Rights Partnership with NBCUniversal   Move is a win for golf fans   Wow, even the subhead has layers. LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 29, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today ann
INDEPENDENT & UNBIASED MyGolfSpy accepts $0 advertising dollars from any of the major golf manufacturers. We believe in always putting #ConsumerFirst. 37 ProductsConsidered 315 HoursResearched 15,540 ShotsHit 49.7m Readers No two golfers have identical swings. Why, then, would we assume (or be led to assume) that any two golfers would require exact
INDEPENDENT & UNBIASED MyGolfSpy accepts $0 advertising dollars from any of the major golf manufacturers. We believe in always putting #ConsumerFirst. 37 ProductsConsidered 315 HoursResearched 15,540 ShotsHit 49.7m Readers No two golfers have identical swings. Why, then, would we assume (or be led to assume) that any two golfers would require exact
INDEPENDENT & UNBIASED MyGolfSpy accepts $0 advertising dollars from any of the major golf manufacturers. We believe in always putting #ConsumerFirst. 37 ProductsConsidered 315 HoursResearched 15,540 ShotsHit 49.7m Readers No two golfers have identical swings. Why, then, would we assume (or be led to assume) that any two golfers would require exact
This year's U.S. Open at Winged Foot in New York will be broadcast on NBC after Fox Sports asked to end its 12-year contract with the USGA, multiple people told The Associated Press.Original link
Nick Pietruszkiewicz of ESPN.com was one of the select media members on site at the Travelers Championship and summed up the PGA Tour’s third week back: • There were positive tests, of players and caddies.
 • There was the sudden arrival of the PGA Tour commissioner and the possibility of another shutdown.
 • There was one major champion leaving an
AP’s Doug Ferguson reports that Fox Sports has “asked to end” its 12-year USGA contract and, over the last two weeks, a deal was ironed out. Andrew Marchand of the News Corp-owned New York Post, confirmed the news in a Tweet. An announcement is expected Monday. From Ferguson’s story, the pandemic appears to have played a role: One person said NBC w
Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit.Original link
Dustin Johnson ended a 15-month drought and extended his career-long season victory streak to 13 by winning the Travelers Championship.Original link