Month: April 2020

In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature and journalism we’ve ever published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. Tiger Woods’ first appearance in Golf Digest came in 1981, when the phenom was 5 years old, tall
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The LPGA Tour announced its planned return to competition in mid-July, with a schedule of 21 events through Dec. 20—the only two off-weeks being November 12-15 (when the men play the Masters) and November 26-29 (Thanksgiving). Once the anticipation about seeing live golf again subsides, the question is: What exactly will the LPGA look like
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In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature we’ve ever published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. Massachusetts is a tough address to call home. Rocky Marciano, Marvin Hagler and John L. Sullivan came from there. So
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It’s hard to believe that not even two months ago the most talked-about issue in golf was something as silly as an announcer’s comment. Granted, Paul Azinger had seemed a bit condescending when discussing Tommy Fleetwood’s European Tour exploits, but with all that’s happened in the world since—and all that hasn’t while many things including
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One thing about a pandemic in the digital age is there’s no shortage of information. It’s the good information that has been more elusive, and that extends to our understanding of the coronavirus in a golf setting. Can you get the virus from even walking past another golfer? Is there danger in reaching into the
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The surreal nature of the 2019-’20 college golf season was amplified once more this week when the Golf Coaches Association of America and Women’s Golf Coaches Association revealed the players who earned first-time All-American honors for their performances during the abbreviated campaign, honors given roughly a month before they would have been announced in an
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The waiting game continues for fans longing to watch live golf, the PGA Tour still almost two months away (if everything breaks right) from restarting its 2020 season. If you’re a true golf junkie, you joined us earlier this month in watching the final rounds of 23 straight Masters tournaments, thus exhausting Augusta National’s YouTube
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The golf schedule took another COVID-19 hit on Friday, when the United States Golf Association announced that it has canceled the U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls Junior. “Our primary focus when making determinations around championships continues to be the safety and well-being of everyone involved,” John Bodenhamer, senior managing director of Championships for the
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The last of it left the day before. Everything save for the tops of the tents—grandstands, hospitality structures, merchandise pavilions—had been built for the RBC Heritage Classic when its tournament staff was informed in March that the event had been canceled, so director Steve Wilmot and his team went about tearing their village down. As
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The Match is very much on. A day after an announcement confirming that Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning would play a televised golf match to benefit the COVID-19 relief effort—officially called The Match: Champions for Charity— Woods spoke in further detail about the event, which is scheduled for some time in
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In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature we’ve ever published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. A decade ago, if there had been a vote on which golf writer to send out to kill the terrorist
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“The Last Dance” had a good run. “The Match” part two now has the sports world’s full attention. Just kidding. We’re still very excited for episode three of the Chicago Bulls documentary (the Rodman episode!), but the announcement of an exhibition match featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning certainly has sports
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