Month: January 2019

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Justin Rose parting ways with TaylorMade to take up with Honma might not represent a tectonic shift in the equipment landscape, but it did produce a jolt. Rarely does an elite player at the peak of his career opt for a relatively unknown club manufacturer over a brand name. Think Nick
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The Sanderson Farms Championship boasts one of the sport’s more distinctive trophies in its Golden Rooster. The tournament will have something else to crow about this fall. On Tuesday Sanderson Farms officials, along with the PGA Tour, announced the Jackson-based event has graduated from its alternate status—it’s been opposite the WGC-HSBC in recent years, along
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5:18 PM ET Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Sanderson Farms Championship is moving its tournament dates for next season and increasing its purse money in hopes of attracting a better field. The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that the tournament will have its own weekend on the schedule from Sept. 19-22 and increase its purse
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Nike recently debuted the company’s first yoga-specific apparel collection, including pieces for both male and female yogis. This line is a fresh look from the typically high-impact focused brand, with a specific focus on yoga that the company calls a “clean, distraction-free aesthetic.” The Nike Yoga Collection from Nike Training is available now. The men’s
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The PGA Tour begins its West Coast swing this week with the Desert Classic, most recently known as the CareerBuilder Challenge. The event, which was first played in 1960, features a 54-hole cut and is held on three different golf courses, PGA West’s Stadium Course and Nicklaus Tournament Course, and La Quinta Country Club. The
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5:24 PM ET Ho-sung Choi, whose unusual swing has gone viral on various social media outlets, has been given a sponsor exemption to compete in next month’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am. Choi, 45, who has never played in a PGA Tour event, has a unique follow-through that has elicited quite the reaction. The South Korean
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171. Spring Creek Ranch Golf Club Jack Nicklaus (2000) A chance meeting during a hunting trip led Memphis eye surgeon Dr. David Meyer to hire Jack Nicklaus to design a private 18 holes on land 40 miles southeast of downtown Memphis. What particularly intrigued Nicklaus about the project was that Meyer wanted no homesites on
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166. The Stone Canyon Club Jay Morrish (2000) The Stone Canyon Club, which climbs the slopes of the Tortolita Mountains north of Tucson, is considered the consummate desert design of the late golf architect Jay Morrish. Restricted by Arizona law to 90 acres of grass, Morrish’s routing demands forced carries over barrancas off several tees,
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159. Eugene Country Club Robert Trent Jones (1967) / John Harbottle (2010) Eugene Country Club has occupied the same site since H.C. Egan laid out the original course in 1924. But in the 1960s, Robert Trent Jones was retained to upgrade the facility. Trent Jones totally remodeled the 18, reversing the direction of most holes,
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Titleist’s Scotty Cameron Select line rightly gets plenty of attention for its classic blade putters, but two new models added to the line stretch the Select’s offerings to include two new mallet offerings. Never fear, though, the attention to classic details remains. The new models, the Fastback 2 and the Squareback 1.5, reflect the author’s
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172. Sea Island Golf Club (Seaside) Tom Fazio (1999) The Sea Island resort continues to credit famed British golf architect H.S. Colt for its Seaside design, but in truth the present Seaside Course is purely Tom Fazio, who incorporated a nine originally designed by Colt (previously called the Seaside Nine) along with a nine (the
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3 Golf Tips to make you more consistent. Alistair Davies golf shares with you how to become more consistent in golf with 3 simple tips. These tips will make a real difference to your game. ►Become a FREE SUBSCRIBER https://www.youtube.com/user/adaviesgolf ►Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/adaviesgolf ►Follow me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AlistairDaviesGolf ►Follow me on twitter Tweets
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HIT UP AND MORE RIGHT WITH YOUR DRIVER. In this weeks My Swing Analysis Me and My Golf PGA Professionals Piers Ward and Andy Proudman show follower Chris Edwards how to become a more consistent driver of the golf ball. SUBSCRIBE to MeAndMyGolf to see more professional golf instructions, tips, and fun! http://bit.ly/subscribemygolf COMMENT below
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12:06 AM ET Associated Press HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Sony Open, a chance to win twice in one PGA Tour season for only the second time in his career. Kuchar ended a four-year drought by
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