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Has Billionaire Bob Parsons Created Golf's Wildest Member-Guest Tournament?

Standing over a 5-foot putt to extend her team’s run in the member-guest tournament at Scottsdale National Golf Club, Jolene Gabbay can’t hear a pin drop. At least not when a car horn sounds as she prepares to pull the putter head back.<p>That distraction is followed in quick succession by a loudly …

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Tiger Woods gets called out for being cheap, Wesley Bryan plays the PGA Tour's fastest round ever & the Augusta National of the NFL

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we feel even worse about the Atlanta Falcons blowing the Super Bowl after learning their glitzy new Mercedes-Benz stadium is basically the Augusta National of the NFL. For one, like the scenery around Amen Corner, the building is breathtaking. But more …

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2017 TOUR Championship tee times, viewer's guide

After 36 PGA Tour events, four world golf championships, four majors and three legs of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, the season has finally reached its climax, the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA. The top-30 players in the standings will take on the Donald Ross-designed course for …

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PGA Tour threatens to remove Tiger Woods’s tournament from schedule

• Sponsor Quicken Loans has dropped out and venue will change • Woods’s agent: ‘We have leads and are talking to sponsors daily’<p>The PGA Tour has threatened to remove the tournament hosted by Tiger Woods from its schedule after the loss of a title sponsor. Quicken Loans has failed to extend its …

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Dramatic photos of Eagle Creek fire

WASHINGTON — Dramatic photographs show the Eagle Creek fire burning near a golf course in North Bonneville, in Washington state.<p>The images, captured …

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NextDoor could well be the social media app that saves humanity

I finally found a social media app that restores my faith in humanity 75% of the time. It's as addictive as Facebook, better people-watching than Craigslist, more user-friendly than Reddit, and it can go whine-for-whine with Twitter. It's called NextDoor, and it will save humanity from itself. …

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Frank Swingle, 93, has more holes-in-one this year than you do

INDIANAPOLIS -- The hook of this story isn’t that Frank Swingle, a 93-year-old member of Meridian Hills Golf Club here, made a hole-in-one a few weeks ago on the course’s 12th hole. The story is that Swingle is the exact kind of sharp local celebrity that you should dream of being, if for some …

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Puzzled? Solve your swing in three easy moves

You have noticeable errors in your swing. Who doesn't? Unfortunately, any attempt you make to correct them leads to even greater disaster. It's like …

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Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat

For most average hacks, the odds of reaching a par-5 green in two are astronomical. What Peggy Lynn Hicks accomplished defies human understanding of probability.<p>According to the Idaho Press-Tribune, Hicks recently recorded an albatross at Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell, Id during a recent golf …

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You won't believe how much farther PGA Tour Champions players are hitting the ball now than in their primes

Dustin Johnson's prodigious playoff drive at last week's Northern Trust was the latest reminder that today's PGA Tour pros hit the ball a lot farther than their predecessors. The combination of better technology in golf clubs and golf balls, and a more fit golfer in Johnson, allowed him to take a …

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Ball Position Consistency - keep it forward to promote a better turn

Ball Position Consistency - keep it forward to promote a better turn<p>Sean Foley<p>Today, Sean Foley answers a question from a Revolution Golf member …

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Ball Wars: Titleist's parent company countersues Costco for patent infringement, false advertising over its Kirkland ball

Titleist and Costco still aren't getting along.<p>Five months after Costco filed a lawsuit against Acushnet Holdings Corp., maker of Titleist balls, …

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What everyday golfers can learn from five revealing moments from the PGA

One of the Pete Bevacqua's selling points, in moving the PGA Championship from August to May starting in 2019, is that the bossman (and an avid …

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Justin Thomas reveals he’s more of an old-school equipment guy than you might think

In the last year I’ve had the opportunity to speak with PGA champ Justin Thomas twice about his equipment, including Tuesday morning. Here’s what he had to say about his change to a mallet putter, why he uses irons with zero offset and the changes he made to his driver setting and 60-degree wedge …

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Augusta National sues to stop auction of champion's green jacket

Augusta National Inc., the company that owns Augusta National Golf Club and Masters tournament, filed a federal lawsuit on Monday to stop a memorabilia company from auctioning off three green jackets, including one owned by two-time champion Byron Nelson that was reported to be given to him by the …

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Visualization Practice - improve your golf without hitting an extra shot

Visualization Practice - improve your golf without hitting an extra shot<p>Sean Foley<p>Today, Sean Foley has a suggestion for golfers who want to play …

Justin Thomas breaks out of pack at 99th PGA Championship to win first major title

CHARLOTTE — You know what they say, 'round these parts: The PGA Championship doesn't start 'till 5 p.m. on Sunday. A little before 7 p.m. this …

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Dustin Johnson admits he's still feeling effects from Masters back injury

Dustin Johnson opened 2017 by taking a flamethrower to the competition, placing inside the top 6 in seven of eight events (including wins in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Austin). Since his freak back injury on Masters eve, it's been a different tale for the World No. 1, with zero top 10s in his …

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Where Jordan Spieth is showing true greatness

There are myriad reasons Jordan Spieth won the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Probably the overriding one was articulated by Johnny Miller in 2015:<p>“So many guys today seem to win by accident, but Spieth doesn’t,” Miller said for a story in Golf Digest. “His game is ruled by that most …

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Jordan Spieth flips the switch after a bad start to win his third major at the British Open

Jordan Spieth was standing at the edge.<p>Not just the edge of a steep hill overlooking the 13th hole at Royal Birkdale — the result of a drive that sailed 100 yards wide right — but the edge of another meltdown in a major championship, this time the British Open.<p>How he escaped to lift the Claret Jug, …

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29 reasons why you didn't play well today

More often than not, your round results in a less-than-desirable score. Which is OK; golf is not a game of perfect. How you rationalize that outcome, however, can be just as enlightening. From the fair to farcical to crestfallen, here are the 29 reasons why you didn't play well today.<p><b>"It was my</b> …

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When putting, this PGA Tour winner says forget about keeping your head still

Is there any piece of advice more common in golf than, “Keep your head down”? Probably not. And it makes sense, especially for putting. You’re going to have a hard time making putts if you’re lifting your head up to peek and see where the ball is rolling. But Johnson Wagner, who’s won three times …

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Could Australia's Kangaroo Island Be Home To The World's Next Great Destination Golf Course?

Australia’s <b>Kangaroo Island</b> has designs on having one of the world’s next great destination golf courses.<p>Already a popular tourist getaway, Kangaroo Island is the continent’s third-largest island, sitting about eight miles (13 kilometers) off South Australia’s mainland and approximately 130 miles …

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The United States of Golf: All 50 States Ranked By Their Golfiness

What determines a state’s golfiness? Lots of factors.<p>Having more than a quarter of your residents who regularly peg it helps your cause (take a bow, …

Earning $33M with just two wins proves there's many paths to PGA Tour success

Tiger Woods is the benchmark, but his is not the only path to success in pro golf<p>We love winners, don't we? Boy, do we love winners. We love to watch them win, and then we love to watch them fall because both represent the dramatic ends of the sports-consumption spectrum. Tiger Woods is the most …

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Pikewood National Golf Club

“The most challenging, fair and beautiful course in the world.” <b>— Dow Finsterwald,</b> <i>Former Ryder Cup Captain and PGA Champion</i>