World Golf Awards

By Vends | A magazine that celebrates the winners and nominees of the World Golf Awards together with all the latest news and product developments from this great game.

McIlroy expects PGA Tour to merge with Europe circuit

(Reuters) - Four-times major winner Rory McIlroy believes the PGA Tour will eventually merge with the European Tour as it is "counter-productive" for them to compete against each other.<p>The Northern Irishman said one way of achieving a unified circuit would be if the U.S.-based circuit bought the …

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Amazing finish takes Henry into Kazakhstan contention - Challenge Tour

Scott Henry carded an albatross and two birdies during his final three holes of the day to go into the weekend one shot off the lead at the …

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Play and stay: The world's finest golf resorts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fiendishly challenging golf course designed by a legendary pro, preferably a major winner? Check. Elegant, sumptuous accommodation to lay one's head after 18 or 36? Check.<p>World-class dining from renowned chefs, with wine cellars to match? Check. Breathtaking scenery, enough to almost put …

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Fix Finder Fix of the Week: Get more yards with the same swing speed

​<i>Welcome to Fix of the Week, our weekly highlight of the best tips from our free Fix Finder instruction app. This week's tip comes from Top 100</i> …

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A nominee for Brazil's Best Golf Hotel 2017:WISH RESORT GOLF CONVENTION FOZ ...

A nominee for Brazil's Best Golf Hotel 2017:WISH RESORT GOLF CONVENTION FOZ DO IGUAÇU #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: …

The First Steps to Becoming a Good Golfer

Developing golfers, even total beginners, will sometimes hit a shot that does exactly what they dreamed it would do. Long, high, straight. They love it. But immediately they think, <i>How'd I do that?</i> They don't know, so they just keep swinging until another good one magically comes along. It's a …

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The unlikely flotation device that will fix your swing plane

If you've ever entered into a semi-deep conversation about the golf swing, you've probably heard or uttered the phrase "swing plane." It's one thing to have people tell you your swing plane is off, but it's another to have a drill that can actually show you when you're off-plane. LPGA rookie Nelly …

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A nominee for Oman's Best Golf Course 2017: GHALA VALLEY GOLF CLUB #Votenow ...

A nominee for Oman's Best Golf Course 2017: GHALA VALLEY GOLF CLUB #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2sbOWoN …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Indonesia's Best Golf ...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Indonesia's Best Golf Hotel 2017:BANYAN TREE BINTAN #Votenow …

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: OULTON HALL & LUXURY GOLF RESO...

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: OULTON HALL & LUXURY GOLF RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2pyM95j …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Canada's Best Golf Hot...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Canada's Best Golf Hotel 2017:THE WESTIN BEAR MOUNTAIN GOLF RESORT & SPA #Votenow …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for The Bahamas' Best Golf...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for The Bahamas' Best Golf Hotel 2017: SANDALS EMERALD BAY, GREAT EXUMA #Votenow …

A nominee for Michigan's Best Golf Hotel 2017:ANN ARBOR MARRIOTT YPSILANTI A...

A nominee for Michigan's Best Golf Hotel 2017:ANN ARBOR MARRIOTT YPSILANTI AT EAGLE CREST #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Indonesia's Best Golf ...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Indonesia's Best Golf Hotel 2017:BANYAN TREE BINTAN #Votenow …

Wayne Gretzky's clubhead speed is EXACTLY what you'd think it would be

This is just too perfect. Wayne Gretzky, AKA The Great One, AKA 99, hit a tee shot on a hole with a radar set up at Wednesday's BMW Championship Pro-Am. His clubhead speed? You guess it. 99.<p>RELATED: Watch Wayne Gretzky teach Dustin Johnson's kid how to play hockey<p>Austin Johnson, brother and caddie …

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You have to see this woman's crazy -- but effective -- golf swing to believe it

It’s easy to find videos of unusual and awful golf swings out there. Heck, have you actually tried watching <i>your own</i> swing? It’s probably not pretty. But rare is the hideous swing that actually works. Enter this lady who played in the Web.com Tour’s Albertson Boise Open pro-am on Wednesday.<p>RELATED: …

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A nominee for Michigan's Best Golf Hotel 2017: SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT...

A nominee for Michigan's Best Golf Hotel 2017: SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2r9aFKd …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for England's Best Golf Ho...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: DUNSTON HALL & LUXURY GOLF RESORT #Votenow …

A nominee for Australia's Best Golf Hotel 2017: NOVOTEL BAROSSA VALLEY RESOR...

A nominee for Australia's Best Golf Hotel 2017: NOVOTEL BAROSSA VALLEY RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2qbcJRs …

These photos of golfers playing on as an Oregon wildfire rages nearby are absolutely nuts

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have dominated the news in recent weeks, but there are also approximately 60 wildfires raging on the West Coast. And while we obviously hope for these dangerous blazes to be put out as quickly and as safely as possible, one near Oregon's Columbia River Gorge created a …

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A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Egypt's Best Golf Hote...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for Egypt's Best Golf Hotel 2017:JAZ LITTLE VENICE GOLF RESORT #Votenow …

A nominee for India's Best Golf Course 2017: KARNATAKA GOLF ASSOCIATION COUR...

A nominee for India's Best Golf Course 2017: KARNATAKA GOLF ASSOCIATION COURSE #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2nehVTI …

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for England's Best Golf Ho...

A #nominee <https://plus.google.com/s/%23nominee> for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: CARDEN PARK HOTEL, GOLF RESORT & SPA #Votenow …

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: ST MELLION INTERNATIONAL RESOR...

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: ST MELLION INTERNATIONAL RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2pyM95j …

A nominee for Florida's Best Golf Hotel 2017: THE RITZ-CARLTON GOLF RESORT N...

A nominee for Florida's Best Golf Hotel 2017: THE RITZ-CARLTON GOLF RESORT NAPLES #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: …

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: SLALEY HALL & LUXURY GOLF RESO...

A nominee for England's Best Golf Hotel 2017: SLALEY HALL & LUXURY GOLF RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: http://bit.ly/2pyM95j …

A nominee for Brazil's Best Golf Hotel 2017: DOM PEDRO LAGUNA,BEACH VILLAS &...

A nominee for Brazil's Best Golf Hotel 2017: DOM PEDRO LAGUNA,BEACH VILLAS & GOLF RESORT #Votenow <https://plus.google.com/s/%23Votenow>: …

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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Someone actually loves the LPGA dress code. Here's where they're woefully misguided

When we reported on the LPGA’s new dress code, more than just the golf world was upset. Female golfers, including Sandra Gal, Lexi Thompson, Charley Hull and Paige Spiranac had negative reactions. And then publications like the New York Post, Fox, CBS, Teen Vogue and Marie Claire chimed in as well. …

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