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From The Fairway: USGA Acquires Rights to Hy Peskin Photo Collection

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013 23:17 Friday, 22 November 2013 23:13

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FAR HILLS, New Jersey (USGA) — The United States Golf Association announced that it has reached a long-term agreement with the family of celebrated sports photographer Hy Peskin for the USGA Museum to maintain the archive of Peskin’s 1,700 innovative and historic golf images.

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Matt Williams, The Canadian Contingent & Project 17

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 17:12 Tuesday, 19 November 2013 11:06

by Mark Corrigan

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Signing a letter of intent to go play golf at an NCAA school, I can only imagine is an extremely memorable moment in any junior's golf career.

It signifies a long and dedicated journey to a new challenging chapter of their sporting life.

Matt Williams, one of the juniors at Pinebrook G&CC, signed his letter on Wednesday, Nov.13th. He’s off to the University of Houston next August.
 
Matt’s drive for improvement is insatiable and his goals aren’t limited to college, he dreams big and bold dreams but for now, golf as a U. of H. Cougar is where he’ll continue to sharpen his skills and test his metal.

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PPG Offers Amateurs The Real Pro-Am Experience

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 01:02 Tuesday, 19 November 2013 00:35

by Gord Montgomery 

 

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For an amateur golfer there is little more exciting than getting the opportunity to tee it up alongside a touring professional in a pro-am event.
 
At the same time though, there is little more disappointing than having that same pro more preoccupied with what’s in front of him than paying attention to what’s at hand.
 
As a result of that, Private Professional Golf (PPG) has stepped in to fill that personality void by providing golf professionals with a sense of responsibility in making sure their amateur companions feel right at home by passing on playing tips, inside the ropes stories about their careers and friendly chatter.

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The Lucky 3

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 November 2013 10:23 Thursday, 07 November 2013 09:36

by Mark Corrigan

 

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A 'buddies' golf trip is something most men, young or old, always look forward to.
 
Getting away from work, replacing it with play? Easy.
 
Throw in great courses with the fellas, some beverages solidified with good natured banter, now that’s hard to beat.
 
Unless of course that trip is an all expensed trip for four to Scotland to play golf at some of the greats.

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From The Fairway: This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 23:17 Tuesday, 05 November 2013 23:03

McGladrey Classic

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MCGLADREY CLASSIC

Site: St. Simons Island, Ga.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Sea Island Resort, Seaside Course (7,005 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.5 million. Winner's share: $990,000.

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