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From the Fringe: €450,000 Raised at Spectacular Solheim Cup Charity Promotion Event in Germany

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:22 Tuesday, 23 September 2014 20:15

altGolf professionals, celebrities, the media and fans had a taste of what The 2015 Solheim Cup will be like as they attended a marathon Charity Promotion Event with a year to go until the matches in Germany.

In the process of hitting golf shots to a floating target on the River Neckar from the Old Bridge in Heidelberg, attending a gala dinner, press conference and Charity Show Match at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, a lot of fun was had with €450,000 raised for charity.

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From the Fringe: Ryder Cup YouTube Channel Now Live

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 19:02 Monday, 15 September 2014 18:59

Ryder Cup YouTubeThe Ryder Cup YouTube channel is now live, offering dedicated content from golf's greatest team event.

Launched ahead of The 2014 Ryder Cup, which takes place at Gleneagles, Scotland later this month, www.YouTube.com/rydercup will feature exclusive behind the scenes content, features, player profiles and much more official footage to complement the Ryder Cup's social media coverage.

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FTF Video: ‘Dancing’ Baby Bear Delights Golfers, Before Stealing Their Golf Ball

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:33 Thursday, 11 September 2014 17:28

Baby Bear Dancing on Golf CourseGolfers playing a round at the Fairmont Hot Springs resort in the Kootenays were surprised to find a bear cub firmly ensconced on the putting green and having all sorts of fun with the hole's flagstick.

The black bear's pole dancing efforts were caught on a phone camera by one of the players before the frisky bear ran off with the ball.

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New Greywolf Golf Course Clubhouse Opens Saturday

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 20:24 Tuesday, 02 September 2014 20:17

Greywolf Golf CourseGreywolf Golf Course is ready to celebrate the opening of our brand new clubhouse!

As of Saturday, visitors will enjoy the valley's ultimate clubhouse experience, which features one of the most outstanding outdoor patios in the area, a 2,000-square-foot Pro Shop, underground cart and club storage, and full service locker rooms. Come and check out this beautiful brand new clubhouse and world-class views!

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From the Fringe: McDowell to Leave Longtime Management Company

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 23:53 Monday, 25 August 2014 23:48

Graeme McDowell

Canadian Press

PARAMUS, New Jersey (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Graeme McDowell wasn't kidding when he said he had a lot on his mind at The Barclays.

The former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup star announced that he was leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year and will start managing his own business affairs.

McDowell said Ireland-based Horizon "surpassed my highest expectations" in his seven years with the management company.

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