ABOUT It’s summertime, the kids are out of school, and golf courses are lush and green. What a perfect time for juniors to learn the game—and have fun doing it! For the first time ever, Golf Digest is offering an instructional video series tailored specifically to junior golfers. Join Travis Fulton, a Golf Digest Best
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Links golf is an unusual experience for all of the land-locked golfers out there. The rolling, seaside courses are first striking in how visually different they are, but it doesn’t take long to realize that’s not all; links golf is a different game. If you feel lost on links courses, you probably are unaware of
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18Birdies, the social media savvy mobile GPS range-finding app, is expanding its platform to bring users new options that extend from before you even make a tee time to beyond the 19th hole as you go through each round’s statistics. The 18Birdies app, available on iPhone or Android, engenders almost a community ideal as users
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The weather at the Open Championship is anything but predictable, making the layering options an extremely important part of scripting outfits for the third major of the year. Defending champion Jordan Spieth’s expertly crafted ensembles for Carnoustie are almost a master-class in golf-weather-preparedness. The Texan is sticking to his usual blue-and-more-blue color scheme, but is
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Rickie Fowler will debut the on-trend yet throwback-inspired PUMA Golf Autumn and Winter 2018 collections at Carnoustie. His looks are full of texture and warmth that will prepare the 29-year-old for the unpredictable weather that has become synonymous with the Open Championship. The layering options in his ensembles—a quilted bomber jacket and navy track jacket—contribute
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If you believe that golf was invented in Scotland, then there’s a little bit of the United Kingdom in every American golf course. But which public courses really provide an Old Country golf experience? Here’s a list of worthy candidates. Remember, we’re talking U.K. golf, which excludes Ireland. Sorry, Whistling Straits, Erin Hills and the
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At the conclusion of this year’s Wells Fargo Championship, having competed in seven PGA Tour events, Tiger Woods ranked 206th on tour in fairway accuracy (51 percent). Early-season performances like at the Farmers Insurance Open, where he hit only 17 fairways in four rounds, contributed a lot to his ranking and aren’t indicative of what
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The Ping Glide Forged wedge is Ping’s first forging in more than five years, and it reflects everything the company has learned in making its cast wedges. The twist is the difference in the construction yields two benefits: a softer feel and an easier opportunity for more personalization. The latter is such a big part
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The new Ping i210 (the compact, cavity back players iron) and i500 (a fast-faced players distance iron) reveal that iron technology for today’s better players adroitly balances two pressing characteristics: precision and power. The good news for these players with new irons like these: the choice isn’t either/or; it’s more like a little bit of
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There is a golf course in Argentina’s Mendoza province, tucked away in the countryside’s vineyards and olive orchards, that boasts a replica of Carnoustie’s 17th hole. The Scottish salvo resides in South America thanks to José Jurado, although it’s unlikely he would see it as such. Known as the “Godfather of Argentinean Golf,” Jurado was
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