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LPGA Tour Boss ‘Disappointed’ with Golf Digest

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 09:03 Monday, 07 April 2014 00:38

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Golf Canada

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in on Golf Digest’s provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky.

The cover photo shows Gretzky in skintight capris and a bra.

Known for provocative pictures on her social media accounts, Gretzky is former hockey star Wayne Gretzky’s daughter and PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson’s fiancee.

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Woods Has Back Surgery, Will Miss the Masters

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:01 Tuesday, 01 April 2014 23:48

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

Tiger Woods chose surgery to heal his ailing back over a quest for another green jacket, announcing that he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career.

Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months, knowing the surgery would keep him from Augusta National next week for the first time since he was a senior in high school.

The No. 1 player in the world is a four-time Masters champion.

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R&A Asks Members to Allow Women to Join

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 March 2014 20:33 Sunday, 30 March 2014 19:31

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Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club, exclusively for men since it was founded 260 years ago at St. Andrews, will vote in September on whether women can join the club.

"It's an exciting day for the club," R&A club secretary Peter Dawson said Wednesday. "There will be quite a bit of internal discussion between now and the September vote. It's a matter for the members to determine. All indications are very supportive."

A statement from club said that all committees were "strongly in favor of the rule change" and asked members to go along.

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PING Canada Names Club Fitters of the Year

Sunday, 30 March 2014 18:59

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PING has announced its 2013 Club Fitters of the Year in Canada, recognizing authorized PING fitters who demonstrate the highest commitment to custom fitting and the promotion of its benefits to golfers of all abilities.

“Because of their expertise, these fitters are helping golfers across the country realize the benefits of playing custom-fit and custom-built PING equipment,” said PING chairman and CEO John A. Solheim.

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British Columbia Golf Launches New Website as Part of Strategic Partnership

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 03:08 Wednesday, 26 March 2014 03:03

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf and Inside Golf Inc. announce partnership that sees Western Canada's leading golf media company providing online publishing services to BC's governing body for amateur golf.

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