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Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 22:14 Monday, 12 August 2013 22:01
From the first tee shot on Friday until the last putt drops on Sunday, Golf Channel will televise more than 27 live hours of the biennial Solheim Cup match-play competition -- highlighted by 11 ½ consecutive hours on Saturday, August 17 -- which pits teams of the best female golfers representing the United States and Europe.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 00:51 Tuesday, 30 July 2013 00:43
LOS ANGELES, California -- The links are about to get even more vibrant, as colorful golf glove maker G/FORE announced it has signed an agreement with five-time British Open Champion, Tom Watson.
Last Updated on Saturday, 27 July 2013 23:53 Saturday, 27 July 2013 23:43
BROOKLINE, Massachusetts -- Construction on the golf course to be used by the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is on pace for a test event about a year before the Summer Games, architect Gil Hanse said.
Hanse said the original plans were to have the course ready by 2014, giving organizers a two-year cushion before the start of the Olympics.
Last Updated on Saturday, 27 July 2013 23:38 Saturday, 27 July 2013 23:28
Group Ranked Among ‘Most Beautiful’ Courses
CANMORE, Alberta -- Canadian Rockies Golf, the collection of elite mountain golf courses in Western Alberta, has launched a social media photo contest for guests who visit the destination this year.
Through August 24, golfers who visit any of the Canadian Rockies Golf course partners and post a photo of their round to either the Facebook or Twitter page feed using the hashtag #CanRockiesGolf, will be entered to win five rounds of golf for two people that can be used through the rest of the season.
Last Updated on Saturday, 27 July 2013 12:14 Saturday, 27 July 2013 11:36
Eat your heart out Barry MacDonald.
The Team 1040 afternoon radio host and longtime 'Dean' of Television's now defunct Sport Page has been tormented rather continuously on air for hitting a shot onto the clubhouse roof while playing the 18th hole at the spectacular Capilano Golf & Country Club in West Vancouver, B.C. during a round he played a while back with the LPGA's chief of communications Kraig Kann.
Well, now there's footage of a highly ranked amateur demonstating how to get out of a similar situation with your reputation somewhat intact.
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