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FTF Video: A Look at Phil Mickelson’s Warmup Routine

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:15 Sunday, 17 May 2015 15:11

altBefore every round Phil Mickelson plays on the PGA TOUR, he goes through an extensive warmup routine. PGA TOUR gives an all-access look inside what Lefty is working on.

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Health Hazards Can’t Hold Back Teen Golfer

Last Updated on Friday, 15 May 2015 06:23 Friday, 15 May 2015 06:17

Grace VaughanCHARLOTTE, North Carolina — “It’s OK to be different,” says 16-year-old Grace Vaughan of Chesnee, South Carolina. “I’m not the only one who has this.”

“This” is a blood disorder that Grace, the grand prize winner of Wells Fargo’s 2015 Succeeding Together essay contest, was diagnosed with at the age of 3. She lacked the stamina of most kids and often didn’t feel like she fit in. But then she discovered Camp Courage. The nonprofit camp is run by the Children’s Cancer Center of Greenville, South Carolina, where she met kids with similar medical conditions — and similar challenges.

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Golf Channel to Air Live Announcement of the Winner of the ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M, Monday, May 25

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:41 Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:32

ANNIKA AwardGolf Channel announced a new partnership with 3M, the Fred Haskins Commission and the ANNIKA Foundation to elevate exposure for one of the most prestigious awards in all of women’s golf, the ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M.

New for 2015, the ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M winner announcement will take place Monday, May 25, during Golf Channel’s live coverage of the 2015 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, with the recipient appearing on-set as part of the network’s Golf Central news program.

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CBS to Air “PGA REACH: Impacting Lives Through Golf” Special on Saturday, May 16

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:32 Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:11

PGA ReachPALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida — CBS, in partnership with the PGA of America, will broadcast an hour-long network special, “PGA REACH: Impacting Lives Through Golf.” The program details how PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA, has made a difference for people across the country. The documentary-style program will air on Saturday, May 16, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. The show will follow several individuals, who under the guidance of PGA Professionals have been welcomed into the game through PGA REACH programming.

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Golf Channel Begins 25 Consecutive Days of Live Tournament Golf on Thursday, May 14

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:10 Wednesday, 13 May 2015 22:04

Golf ChannelGolf Channel is expanding upon golf’s traditional Thursday through Sunday tournament schedule by adding early week Monday through Wednesday live tournament play, which will translate into 25 Days of Live Golf for viewers, beginning Thursday, May 14 and continuing through Sunday, June 7. In total, the 25 straight days of live golf will include more than 200 hours of live tournament coverage of the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, European Tour, Champions Tour, Ladies European Tour and the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division I Golf Championships.

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