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World’s Sexiest Golf Tournament Returns To Bali Hai Golf Club

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 May 2014 13:33 Sunday, 25 May 2014 13:09


The Las Vegas Strip is known for bright lights, gambling and the biggest hotels in the world.
This summer it will also be known as the home of the world’s sexiest golf tournament.
On August 9th, teams of four will be paired with a caddy from the ParMate female caddy program to compete in a shotgun start scramble golf competition open to the public at nationally ranked Bali Hai Golf Club.
The Las Vegas ParAm is hosted by members of the ParMates female caddy program who are known for enhancing a round of golf by being fun and sexy, yet still providing all of the same services as a traditional forecaddie including assisting with club selection, replacing divots, keeping score and reading the greens.
All ParMates currently work as professional models.



From the Fringe: Patrick, Justine Reed Welcome First Child

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 00:54 Sunday, 25 May 2014 02:24


Patrick and Justine Reed welcomed their first child on Thursday.

Windsor-Wells Reed was born at 1:42 p.m. at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center, under the care of Dr. Daniel Mundy.



From the Fringe: McIlroy Calls Off Engagement to Wozniacki

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014 00:52 Saturday, 24 May 2014 04:23

Rory McIlroy Caroline Wozniacki split

Canadian Press

Bernie McGuire (AP)

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Only a few days after sending out wedding invitations, golfer Rory McIlroy broke off his engagement to Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

Uncomfortable and subdued, the two-time major winner spoke about the decision ahead of the BMW PGA Championship, only a few hours after first announcing the split in a statement.



From the Fringe: Golf Canada Serves Up Support for Children’s Charities

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014 01:47 Thursday, 15 May 2014 01:41


Sarah Ellam (Golf Canada)

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Golf Canada’s CEO Scott Simmons and RBC Canadian Open Tournament Director Bill Paul visited a McDonalds in Oakville, Ont., as honourary servers to assist in raising money for Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada — the official charity partner of the RBC Canadian Open.



From the Fringe: Doctor Cleared in LPGA Golfer Wrongful Death Case

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 23:04 Tuesday, 13 May 2014 22:50

Erica Blasberg

Canadian Press

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AP) — A jury in Nevada cleared a Las Vegas physician in a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit stemming from the May 2010 suicide of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg.

Jurors who heard five days of civil trial testimony deliberated less than an hour before finding Dr. Thomas Hess had no liability in the death of a woman who according to testimony harbored deep feelings of unhappiness even as she became a college golf star and a photogenic rising talent on the women's pro tour.



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