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From the Fringe: ‘The Ryder Cup: Golf’s Grandest Event’ Definitive History Book Debuts

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:11 Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:02

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — The Ryder Cup, one of the most compelling events in sports, is now captured in an extraordinary, 488-page book that connects golf fans and historians on a non-stop journey from its humble beginnings in the 1920s to today's riveting competition.

“The Ryder Cup: Golf's Grandest Event” by Martin Davis and published by The American Golfer in cooperation with the PGA of America, was officially released at the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland, and is now available for ordering.

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From the Fringe: Tiger Woods to Open Florida Restaurant Next Year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:29 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:25

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JUPITER, Florida (AP) — Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

The top golfer announced he is opening a Florida restaurant called The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club next year.

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From the Fringe: Stacy Lewis Launches ‘Birdies 4 Founders Film’ Challenge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:24 Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:17

The FoundersBird, bird, bird, birdie's the word as top-ranked Stacy Lewis vows to let the count on her score card benefit more than just her pockets with a "Birdies 4 Founders Film" challenge.

For every birdie she makes in the LPGA's remaining season, the #1 women's golfer in the world has pledged to donate $100 to The Founders, a feature-length documentary about the 13 women who started the organization in 1950.

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From the Fringe: SEVE The Movie Coming Soon to DVD

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:45 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:43

Seve MovieSeve: The Movie is being released on DVD on October 20, 2014, but you can pre-order your copy now.

This compelling retelling of the life and career of Spanish phenomenon Seve Ballesteros merges authentic archive (Major memories, insightful interviews and previously unseen footage) with dramatic flashbacks to capture the true essence of a golfing legend.

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From the Fringe: Upper Deck Releases New Premium Line of Golf Trading Cards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:43 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 02:37

Upper Deck Golf CardsFor golf-memorabilia buffs, there's plenty packed into Upper Deck's new trading-card set. The 2014 Exquisite Golf Collection comes in packs of six cards, five of which are autographed by a tour pro. The new line was released July 29, 2014.

Each card is numbered to prove its authenticity. Legends such as Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, current PGA Tour pros, and LPGA players are all included. Among the highlights of the set are rookie cards from Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Graeme McDowell and Cheyenne Woods.

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