Category Archive: Latest Golf News

Nov 20

CME Title Suddenly Up in Air

New Challengers Make CME More than Two-Woman Show The LPGA is going for its big finish this Sunday, following a fun year of suspenseful week-to-week final rounds. It started in the Bahamas a few months ago, which I have always thought is a perfect place to start almost anything, especially a golf season. From there, …

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Nov 12

Dawn Coe-Jones Dies

Canadian Trailblazer and Multiple Winner Dawn Coe-Jones Succumbs to Bone Cancer News outlets have reported the death of Canadian golfer, Dawn Coe-Jones, who surrendered to bone cancer on November 12th. Coe-Jones was a member of the LPGA Tour between 1984 and 2008. Lamentably, in those years, I was not following the LPGA with the same …

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Nov 08

Henderson Borrows from NHL

Brooke Henderson Swing Formed in Childhood with Hockey Technique coaches may tell you differently and tout their own tried and true principles, but there is a lot of variety between golfing bodies. Not only are these differences dimensional – height, weight, etc., but the individual imagination borrows from its own experience, producing a distinctly unique …

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Nov 06

Golf Prank in North Korea

Nervy Golf Prank Gets Two In and Out of North Korea I can take a practical joke as well as the next guy, and I know that golf is not a bad place for a good sense of humor. In fact, try playing without one. Most of us, of course, understand, that playing a prank …

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Oct 29

International Putting Tournament

Vegas Event Offers $62,000 Prize Either I just don’t know as much as I thought I did about the golf world, or this falls into the category of “Who Knew?” That’s a category with a lot of room to grow, but I’ll accept either verdict as likely. Next year, Las Vegas is going to put …

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Oct 25

Pitching, Putting, Politics

An Update on Moving the Women’s U.S. Open I thought that we were done with this subject the last time  I commented on it. It’s really only worth one page of commentary, not two, but as things seem to do in an American election year, the story has evolved, at least a bit. The backdrop …

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Oct 18

Se Ri Pak Says Goodbye

Led Korean Golf to Full Maturity I was certainly asleep at the wheel about Se Ri Pak. Since my mind told me that South Korean golf just arrived a few years ago at most, the subconscious began to believe it. When it did arrive (earlier than that), I didn’t really know who anyone was, and …

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Oct 15

Trump and the LPGA

Golf Course Magnate and LPGA Tournaments at His Courses Involvement between American presidential candidate Donald Trump and the Ladies Professional Golf Association isn’t as potent a question as one might think. Officially, Mr. Trump has no real dealings with the women’s tour, unlke his contracts with the PGA.  The question of which tournaments are to …

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Oct 12

Another Tiger Delay

Skips Safeway, Will Play Hero Challenge in December Another quick chapter in the Tiger Woods recovery saga has come and gone. Despitie having his game desert him at some point in the past few years, he can still get a rise out of us when he says he will come back. Few, if any of …

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Oct 04

Arnie – From His Army

Arnie Left A Huge Legacy I must admit that as I’ve watched Arnold Palmer’s ceremonial appearances, hosting his own tournament or hitting the first ball at the Masters, I have braced myself over the past few years to lose him. Once in a while, a person like that comes along, someone you couldn’t imagine being …

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