Augusta National Golf Club

When it comes to golf tradition, the Open Championship has no peer

From the minute you walk through the gates at Augusta National Golf Club during the week of the Masters, all you hear about is tradition.<p>The traditional opening tee shots; the traditional (incredibly awkward) awards ceremony inside Butler Cabin; the chairman’s traditional Wednesday press …

Golf

For Carroll, Golf and Engineering Are a Technically Perfect Combo

If life is an intricate jigsaw puzzle of pursuits and experiences needing to be pieced together, then 18-year-old Tyler Carroll is off to a good …

Golf

Tiger Woods' opening tee times released for 147th British Open at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods will get to sleep in for Thursday’s first round of the 147th British Open.<p>Woods will begin his quest for a 15th major title and first since 2008 at 3:21 p.m. local time (10:21 a.m. ET) Thursday. He is grouped with Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox, who won the …

Sports

Garden & Gun features SC's Darla Moore in latest issue

The latest issue of Garden & Gun magazine focuses on ten “awe-inspiring, risk-taking, big-dreaming, barrier-breaking, soul-baring, freewheeling …

South Carolina

Alex Scott Qualifies for 118th U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach

After finishing in a tie for first place at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier at Currie Municipal Golf Course, Grand Valley State's Alex Scott secured his …

Golf

Golf: 'Real deal' Fleetwood can win first major, says Jacklin

LONDON (Reuters) - England's Tommy Fleetwood has proved he is the "real deal" in the past 18 months and is ready to take the next step in his career development by landing a first major victory at next week's British Open, according to Tony Jacklin.<p>Fleetwood topped Europe's money-list last year and …

Golf

Augusta National to continue massive land grab with purchase of Publix shopping center, according to report

In 2015, Golf Digest reported Augusta National Golf Club had spent about $55 million on surrounding real estate in the previous 15 years. It appears the club is close to doubling that figure in just the three-plus years since.<p>On Thursday, the Augusta Chronicle reported WSQ, a limited liability …

Real Estate

Report: 14-acre property near Augusta National Golf Club sold

When Jordan Spieth teed off on Sunday at Royal Birkdale last year he knew he led every player in the field except Matt Kuchar by a half dozen shots. …

Golf

Former Masters champion Immelman's career at the crossroads

Trevor Immelman of South Africa plays a shot on the first hole during the first round of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on …

Golf

2018 U.S. Girls' Junior: Get to Know the Field

The average age of the 156 U.S. Girls’ Junior competitors is 16 years, 9 months, 19 days as of July 16.<p><b>Avery Zweig</b>, 11 years, 5 months, 19 days, of …

Golf

2018 U.S. Junior Amateur: Get to Know the Field

Among the 156 golfers in the 2018 U.S. Junior Amateur field, there are:<p><b>Oldest Competitors:</b> Nick Willis (18, born 7-22-99), Jeremy Sisson (18, born …

Golf

Some prefer hot spots. But this is my Washington.

When you were born in Washington 70 years ago and have lived in the city, or near it, all your life, then your Five Favorite Places — recommendations to those who may be in town for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game — are not going to be a few trendy restaurants that’ll be out of favor and …

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Report: Augusta National's fifth hole adding new tee box to lengthen hole

In February word leaked that Augusta National Golf Club was considering lengthening its fifth hole. Preliminary site plans filed Jan. 30 with the Augusta Planning and Development Department, according to an Augusta Chronicle report, showed a design that moved the tee box back 20 to 30 yards. It …

Golf

Phil Mickelson: Backlash 'My Own Fault,' Tiger Woods Match 'Close'

It's been a "rough month" for Phil Mickelson - even by his own admission.<p>Mickelson opened the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open with an …

Golf

Phil Mickelson plays Ryder Cup venue: 'It's awesome'

While there is virtually no chance Phil Mickelson will be left off the U.S. Ryder Cup team this year, he’s not currently inside the top eight in the …

Golf

SEC Network features wall-to-wall coverage from Atlanta

Photo: Phil Ellsworth | ESPN Images<p>SEC Network's coverage of 2018 SEC Kickoff Presented by Regions Bank boasts 45 hours of live programming from …

SEC

PGA Tour releases revamped schedule for the 2019 season

Following years of speculation and reports, the PGA Tour released its revamped schedule for the 2019 season Tuesday morning. The tour calendar is constructed off two aspirations: hosting a tentpole event from March to August, and ending the season before football commences. Endeavors achieved in …

Golf

5 potential undercards for the proposed Tiger-Phil big-money match

Like most golf fans, I'm pretty excited about the idea of a big-money Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson match. Aside from giving fans a mano-a-mano …

Golf

Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy among players closest to career grand slam

Only five players in PGA Tour history have won all four majors to complete the career grand slam. But several other golfers, including some of the …

Golf

'I'm legitimately emotional': Golf fans rejoice, despair as Masters announces lottery ticket winners

Golf's golden ticket is not easy to secure.<p>While it's relatively easy to get admission into two of golf's three American majors — the U.S. Open and …

Golf

Bret Michaels, Lil Jon and Nelly party with Masters fans

While golf fans packed Augusta National last week, <b>Bret Michaels, Lil Jon</b> and <b>Nelly</b> were among the artists packing the house at the Country Club.<p>The …

Bret Michaels

The top 25 sports venues in South Carolina from Kiawah to USC to Clemson

The Post and Courier picks the Top 25 sports venues in South Carolina, from Kiawah Island golf to Gaffney High School football via lots of University …

College Sports

Tiger Tracker: Follow Tiger Woods' Saturday round at his tournament, the Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods is back in action this week for the first time since missing the cut at the U.S. Open.<p>The 14-time major champion is competing in the Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, an event he hosts just outside of Washington, D.C. Tiger shot an even-par 72 on Thursday, a round …

Golf

Here's Why Your Next Private Jet Flight Might Be On A Turboprop

If you think propeller aircraft are a thing of the past, think again and look at the private aviation market, even if most people like to label the entire segment as private jets. Last year, on-demand and jet card charter flight activity for turboprops increased 8% versus 4.9% for light jets. …

Entrepreneurship

Ancer, Molinari share lead at National as Tiger stalls

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — The cheers were so loud for Tiger Woods that no one could hear the starter announce the name of Joel Dahmen when it was his turn to hit.<p>And then it got even rowdier Saturday at the Quicken Loans National with each putt Woods made — 12 feet for par, four in a row for birdie, a …

Golf

Drive, Chip, and Putt: A great experience for girls, 7-15 years old!

Drive, Chip, and Putt Competition local qualifying events are under way. If you haven’t registered the girl in your life, now is the time!<p>Drive, …

Golf

10 great places to explore along the Canadian border

While national attention is focused on the southern border with Mexico, our continent-spanning boundary with Canada is largely forgotten. “It’s uncrowded. It’s cheap and it’s so beautiful. You feel like you’re being let in on a secret when you drop in on these places,” says writer Porter Fox. He …

National Parks

Putter designer: Despite Tiger Woods' success, change might be temporary

Despite the success Tiger Woods enjoyed with his new putter Friday, the man who helped design the club said he suspects it’ll be a temporary change.<p>After weeks of struggling on the greens, Woods parted ways with his blade putter, the Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS he has used to win 13 of his 14 …

Sports

Tiger Woods has fallen back into stretch of maddening mediocrity

POTOMAC, Md. — Tiger’s latest comeback is losing its bite.<p>After surprising himself, his competitors and fans the world over earlier this year by nearly winning in his fourth start, less than a year after he had spinal fusion surgery, could barely walk and had no idea if he’d ever play golf again, …

Sports

6 women on how they deal with sexism and discrimination at work

Implicit bias is alive and well in the workplace. These women faced it, and in some cases changed it for the women who came after them.<p>When Kay Koplovitz, the founder, chairman, and CEO of the USA Network, was invited to a media lunch for the Augusta National Golf Tournament in 1982, she ran into a …

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