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This is a new series on the 70th anniversary of Golf Digest commemorating 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. At the 1984 British Open won by Seve Ballesteros, the legendary Dan Jenkins was 55 years
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President Donald Trump held a conference call on Saturday with leaders of many of America’s professional sports organizations, including PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan and his LPGA counterpart, Michael Whan. According to ESPN.com, Trump told the group that he expects the NFL season to start on time in September and he hoped other sports held
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There’s been an interesting dance behind the curtain of the networks that cover professional golf. No doubt dozens of phone calls and emails have been traded between executives and Augusta National Golf Club trying to solve this riddle: In the absence of the Masters in the second week of April, postponed because of the COVID-19
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This is a new series on the 70th anniversary of Golf Digest commemorating 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. Late Friday afternoon of the U.S. Open at Oakmont in 1994, after Arnold Palmer had played
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The mayor of Toronto has canceled all public gatherings through June 30 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, putting the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open in doubt. Mayor John Tory, citing the “long battle ahead” against COVID-19, made the announcement Tuesday. “While the city recognizes the importance of special events and festivals to the livability
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This is a new series on the 70th anniversary of Golf Digest commemorating 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. I acquired a taste for Henry Longhurst because all my British friends thought he was the
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After a few weeks of disappointing news, college golfers finally are catching a break. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Council voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for all spring-sport athletes after previously canceling the remainder of spring competitions due to COVID-19 concerns. As part of the decision, schools will be responsible for
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Pinehurst Resort & Country Club finds itself, like many golf facilities around the country, grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its work force. The famed North Carolina golf destination’s hotels and restaurants are closed, and hundreds of employees are temporary out of work. But the resort is leveraging the Pinehurst brand to
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It goes without saying, but golf is secondary right now. There’s a pandemic going on. People are sick, people are dying, people are losing their jobs. This somber and strange reality makes any cheeky golf article feel a bit … silly, if we’re being honest. It’s also true that while we can recognize and acknowledge
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