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By the Numbers: Champions Tour 2014 Season

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 November 2014 05:33 Thursday, 27 November 2014 04:51

altDave Senko, Phil Stambaugh, Mark Williams/PGATOUR.COM

For many, golf is a numbers-based sport, one in which statistics are used by players, fans and media to determine who reigns supreme and who might be on the cusp of breaking out. With that, let's take a look back at some impressive and even history-making numbers from the 2014 season.

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By the Numbers Video: Top 10 Double Eagles on the PGA Tour

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 09:39 Monday, 24 November 2014 23:39

Ernie ElsCheck out the top 10 double eagles on the PGA TOUR (excluding majors), featuring Hunter Mahan, Carlos Franco, Ernie Els, and others.

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Golf Fore Millennials Survey

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 14:09 Monday, 03 November 2014 13:42

The following is an article written by dedicated golfer and regular Inside Golf contributor Gayle Moss which originally appeared on her business website, On-Mark-IT.com . We feel her desire to get some answers with regard to how the younger generation perceives and regards the game of golf is something well worth following up. Thus we present Gayle's thoughts and a link to her ongoing survey for your consideration here. - ed

by Gayle Moss (golfgal.ca)

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There has been much snarling, weeping and gnashing of teeth in the golf industry over millennial madness.
 
How can these smart and tech-savvy Gen Y guys and gals NOT love a game that has attracted their ancestors for centuries?
 
I decided to find out…

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5 Things to Know for the British Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 03:38 Monday, 14 July 2014 16:37

British Open

Canadian Press

HOYLAKE, England (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Even for a major championship that goes back 154 years, the British Open is capable of providing a new experience.

Attribute that to the weather.

Returning to Royal Liverpool for the first time since 2006, two differences were immediately obvious. The flags above the grandstands surrounding the 18th green were rippling in a stiff breeze off the Irish Sea. There was hardly any wind eight years ago. And thanks to a wet spring, the grass was green and lush, compared with brown and wispy the last time.

And then there's Tiger Woods.

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By the Numbers: 5 Things to Know for the U.S. Open

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 18:56 Monday, 09 June 2014 18:54

Ben Kimball

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

PINEHURST, North Carolina — Phil Mickelson always wanted to win a U.S. Open. With his victory last summer in the British Open, the U.S. Open is the only major keeping him from capturing the career Grand Slam.

Only five other players have done that. But he has not won in 11 months. And his only headlines lately have been links to an insider trading investigation involving investor Carl Icahn and gambler Billy Walters.

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