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Life In The Trap - Golf Comic Strip

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 22:56 Tuesday, 20 May 2014 22:38

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Recently we re-introduced the golf comic strip 'Life in the Trap' by artist Rick Newell. 
 
You can follow the ongoing exploits of his golf junkie characters by visiting here regularly.
 
Newell has dedicated his efforts in producing 'Life In The Trap' strips for the purpose of helping young men in need to further their education.
 
We present here a sampling of his work and hope it will make you smile, especially when you recognize some of the situations all of us golf 'nuts' find ourselves experiencing in pursuit of the great game of golf.
 
Here are two of Newell's latest creations for your enjoyment. And be sure to visit his site at www.lifeinthetrap.com

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PGATOUR.COM/Canada Relaunches as Part of PGATOUR.com Platform

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 May 2014 23:21 Sunday, 18 May 2014 23:06

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida and OAKVILLE, Ontario — PGATOUR.COM/Canada, the home page of PGA TOUR Canada, has unveiled a bold new look as part of the all-new PGATOUR.COM, with compelling features and even greater functionality for mobile devices and computers.

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Tiger’s Ex, Elin Nordegren, Gives Commencement Speech

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 May 2014 23:17 Sunday, 18 May 2014 22:40

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This year's Outstanding Graduating Senior of the Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College is Elin Nordegren.

You may remember Ein fom her slightly more public existence as the victim of a philandering Tiger Woods.

Well Time has moved on somewhat for the ex-Swedish model and nanny as she has completed her degree in psychology and with a 3.96 GPA, no less.

Nordegren was asked to deliver a commencement speech after receiving the Hamilton Holt Outstanding Senior Award and not only spoke very eloquently, she even drew some laughter for her mention of how her life has changed since she moved to America a little over 9 years ago. 

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R&A Considers Voting by Mail on Female Members

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:19 Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:12

Peter Dawson

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — The Royal & Ancient Golf Club could make history even before its historic vote in September to have female members.

R&A secretary Peter Dawson said the club is deciding whether to allow members to vote by proxy, something he said has never been done in club history. Club rules require members to be present to vote.

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When the Drama is Missing for a Rise to No. 1

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:06 Tuesday, 13 May 2014 23:13

Adam Scott

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Here's a suggestion for how Adam Scott should spend Sunday afternoon in the Bahamas.

Go out to the practice green and throw a ball down about 10 feet from the cup, maybe longer if he wants to add some drama. And then whisper to himself, as so many young golfers have done over the years, with one minor change in the wording.

"This putt to go to No. 1 in the world."

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