Month: April 2020

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are reviving “The Match.” A sequel to the 2018 Thanksgiving pay-per-view event, hinted at by Mickelson on Twitter in March, was officially announced on Wednesday by Turner Sports. Woods and Mickelson will be joined by NFL greats Tom Brady and Peyton Manning for the exhibition. The event is titled “The
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On the European Tour, the scorecard for the 2019-’20 season makes depressing reading: Played 11, postponed 10 (if you include the Olympics), canceled seven. Tournaments that is. Stalled since the Qatar Masters in early March, the next scheduled event on professional golf’s second-largest circuit is the British Masters at the end of July. Other than
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The Wilson Staff Model ball, built with tour-player input, is not surprisingly a multilayer urethane cover design, the preferred construction for balls played by professional golfers. But its construction is built on a firmer foundation, a departure from Wilson’s lineup of largely lower compression, softer models. The reason is simple, said said Frank Simonutti, Wilson’s
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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. They used to say, one of the dirty little secrets of sports is that more money was wagered at a
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In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature we’ve every published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. John Daly will have lived 54 years on April 28 and weighs 215 pounds; it says so in his profile
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Golf is not so much our profession as it is our passion at Golf Digest, and often that passion translates to philosophical, analytical, ideological and, occasionally, idiotic workplace discussions about the game. During this time of pause in our sport (and in the world at large), we decided to take these office conversations online in
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Marion Hollins’ contributions to golf largely have been historical footnotes deserving greater recognition given her roles in Augusta National Golf Club and Cypress Point Club. Hollins, who died in 1944 at the age of 51, will finally get her due with the announcement today that she has been elected to the World Golf Hall of
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With many golf courses closed and golfers staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, at-home training aids have been flying off the shelves. Golfers are turning to back-yard hitting nets, indoor chipping sets and portable putting mats—making it tough for some these golf products in stock. We’ve rounded up all the at-home golf hitting nets—including indoor
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ABOUT In golf, a loss of mobility and function often means a loss of power, but you don’t need expensive gym equipment to improve how you move. With Jennifer Fleischer’s series “Better Than Yoga,” you can create a more powerful, more consistent swing with only a yoga mat and a golf club. Fleischer’s innovative workouts
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