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Golf Legend Ronnie McDonald Honored for 50 Years of PGA Dedication, Playing Open with Trevino and Watson

Golf Legend Ronnie McDonald Honored for 50 Years of PGA Dedication, Playing Open with Trevino and Watson

In our North-east roundup, Ronnie McDonald shares his enduring passion for golf, and we catch up with Louise Anderson, who secured her eighth Duff House Royal ladies’ championship. Ronnie McDonald, the pro at Newmachar Golf Club, still experiences the same excitement for golf as he did when he began his professional journey alongside Harry Bannerman in the 1970s. Recently, he received a prestigious award from the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) for his 50 years of dedication to the sport. Reflecting on his love for golf, Ronnie said, “I have loved golf all my life. I started as a Bon Accord ...

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LPGA Icon Annika Sorenstam Invited to Augusta National Golf Club, Per Report

LPGA Icon Annika Sorenstam Invited to Augusta National Golf Club, Per Report

Annika Sorenstam, a true legend in women’s golf, has received an invitation to join Augusta National Golf Club, as reported by Golfweek. With a remarkable career that includes 97 professional victories, 10 major championships, and eight LPGA Tour Player of the Year awards, Sorenstam is widely regarded as one of the greatest female golfers of all time. Augusta National, known for its exclusivity, only started admitting female members in 2012, with Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore being the first female members. Since then, the club has extended invitations to several other distinguished women. Sorenstam has not only left her mark ...

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Eddie Pepperell Criticizes DP World Tour's Proposal to Award PGA Tour Cards

Eddie Pepperell Criticizes DP World Tour’s Proposal to Award PGA Tour Cards

Eddie Pepperell has voiced his strong disapproval of the DP World Tour’s decision to allocate ten PGA Tour player cards each season. These cards will be awarded to the top ten players in the final Race to Dubai standings who are not already exempt for 2024. Pepperell believes this strategy is detrimental to the DP World Tour, as it risks losing its best players. He questions the sustainability of this approach and its commercial viability. In a recent announcement, it was revealed that PGA Tour members ranking from 126 to 200 on the money list can gain full membership in ...

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Pepperell: DP World Tour's Future Looks Disastrous

Pepperell: DP World Tour’s Future Looks Disastrous

Eddie Pepperell has long been a vocal figure in the world of golf, and he’s not holding back when it comes to his opinions on the DP World Tour’s new strategic alliance with the PGA Tour. In a recent podcast appearance, he expressed his concerns about this collaboration, particularly the provision that allows the top 10-ranked European players (who aren’t already exempt) to earn PGA Tour cards for the following season. Pepperell views this move as potentially detrimental to the DP World Tour, stating, “I personally think it’s a disaster for the DP World Tour.” He questions the logic of ...

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EA Sports PGA Tour 1.000.014 Patch Notes: October 25, 2023 Update

EA Sports PGA Tour 1.000.014 Patch Notes: October 25, 2023 Update

Gaming enthusiasts, rejoice! The eagerly anticipated EA Sports PGA Tour Update 1.000.014 is now available, offering a plethora of exhilarating game updates, vital bug fixes, and significant enhancements. With comprehensive patch notes to explore, this update caters to both new and seasoned players on all platforms. Keep in mind that the file size may vary based on your platform. Notable Changes in Season 7 Gameplay Improvements Online Enhancements Career Mode Updates Course Fixes Outfits & Gear User Interface This EA Sports PGA Tour update brings a host of improvements to elevate your gaming experience. Dive into the action, enjoy enhanced ...

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Veteran Named PGA HOPE Ambassador Supports Local Community

Veteran Named PGA HOPE Ambassador Supports Local Community

Chuck Lewis Named PGA HOPE Ambassador after PGA HOPE Training at Congressional Country Club RONAN — Chuck Lewis, a local military veteran from Ronan, has been honored with the title of PGA HOPE Ambassador. This recognition follows his completion of a specialized training program at the prestigious Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, as part of the PGA HOPE National Golf and Wellness Week. PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is a rehabilitative golf program that positively impacts over 12,000 Veterans annually, including those facing physical and cognitive challenges such as PTSD, TBI, and amputations. In his role as a ...

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Gordon Sargent Creates PGA Tour History by Earning His Card at Vanderbilt

Gordon Sargent Creates PGA Tour History by Earning His Card at Vanderbilt

In a historic moment, 20-year-old Vanderbilt junior Gordon Sargent has become the first player to secure PGA Tour membership through the PGA Tour University Accelerated program. Sargent clinched his 20th and final point while competing at the Men’s World Amateur Team Championship in Abu Dhabi. Sargent’s path to PGA Tour membership will be realized after the 2024 NCAA National Championship in Carlsbad, California, following his transition to professional status. Opting for this route will grant him eligibility for open-full-field events throughout the 2024 season, including the FedEx Cup Fall, and secure his position as a Tour member for the 2025 ...

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PGA Tour 2K23 Patch 1.20 Notes: October 19, 2023 Update

PGA Tour 2K23 Patch 1.20 Notes: October 19, 2023 Update

PGA Tour 2K23 enthusiasts, rejoice! The long-awaited PGA Tour 2K23 Update 1.20 is now available for all platforms. This latest update comes with a slew of exciting game improvements, essential bug fixes, and a comprehensive list of patch notes. Whether you’re a new player or a seasoned pro, you can now enjoy the enhanced gameplay experience. Keep in mind that the file size may vary depending on your platform. Notable Features of the Update Get ready to elevate your PGA Tour 2K23 experience with this exciting update! Reference https://gamingideology.com/2023/10/19/pga-tour-2k23-patch-notes-1-20-update-today-on-october-19-2023/

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Sungjae Im's Ambitious Quest for 2023 Zozo Championship Victory Amidst PGA Tour Challenges

Sungjae Im’s Ambitious Quest for 2023 Zozo Championship Victory Amidst PGA Tour Challenges

As the 2023 Zozo Championship in Chiba, Japan, approaches, South Korean golfer Sungjae Im is primed and ready. With two PGA Tour victories already under his belt, Im is determined to convert his recent strong performances into a third win. Im’s readiness was evident as he shared his intentions to come out swinging at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club. He recently achieved a remarkable tied-for-second finish at the Genesis Championship on the Korean PGA Tour, making his return to the PGA Tour after a month’s hiatus even more anticipated. Im emphasized his extensive practice on Japanese soil, exuding confidence ...

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Tom Kim Defies Inner Doubts, Secures Title Defense at Shriners Children's Open

Tom Kim Defies Inner Doubts, Secures Title Defense at Shriners Children’s Open

In the expansive halls of TPC Summerlin, a corridor lined with the echoes of golfing legends separates the player’s dining area from the locker room. Adorning the walls are memories of historic tournaments in Las Vegas, including the likes of Jim Furyk, Raymond Floyd, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and, at the far end, Tom Kim. This tribute stands in honor of Kim’s groundbreaking victory at the 2022 Shriners Children’s Open, a feat unmatched since the era of Tiger Woods – the last player to secure two TOUR wins before turning 21. Eagerly sought by Kim, he had noticed ...

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Kim from South Korea clinches back-to-back PGA Vegas titles for the second time.

Kim from South Korea clinches back-to-back PGA Vegas titles for the second time.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 16, 2023 (BSS/AFP) – Tom Kim, hailing from South Korea, secured his second consecutive victory at the PGA Shriners Children’s Open on Sunday, edging out Canada’s Adam Hadwin in a gripping final stretch to claim his third career PGA title. The 21-year-old prodigy from Seoul delivered an impressive five-under par 66 in the final round, concluding 72 holes with a remarkable 20-under 264, triumphing over Hadwin by a single stroke at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Kim displayed his prowess with a sublime 12-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole, while Hadwin faced a setback with ...

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Lexi Thompson's PGA Tour Pursuit: Rewards Outweigh Risks - Journalist's Insight

Lexi Thompson’s PGA Tour Pursuit: Rewards Outweigh Risks – Journalist’s Insight

In a historic move, Lexi Thompson has qualified for the 2023 Shriners Children’s Open, becoming the seventh woman ever to compete in a PGA Tour event. However, her participation has generated a range of opinions within the golfing world. Beth Ann Nichols, a golf analyst at Golf Week, initially expressed skepticism about Thompson’s entry into a men’s tournament. She drew comparisons with Annika Sorenstam, known for her participation in men’s events, but who had already established herself as the best golfer on the LPGA Tour during her career. Nichols initially considered Lexi’s participation a risky move. Still, after engaging in ...

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Exploring PGA Tour Star Callum Tarren's Ethnicity & Birthplace

Exploring PGA Tour Star Callum Tarren’s Ethnicity & Birthplace

Callum Tarren is currently participating in the Sanderson Farms Championship, where he currently stands at T71 on the leaderboard. This marks his 58th appearance on the PGA Tour, but he’s still chasing his first victory. Born on October 2, 1990, in Darlington, England, the 33-year-old golfer hails from a Christian English family, with parents Drew Tarren and Gillian Tarren. In recent years, he tied the knot with Ashleigh Mckenna and is now a proud father to their daughter, Sofia Tarren. Tarren holds a marketing degree from Radford University in Virginia, where he attended from 2011 to 2014. Interestingly, he also ...

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2023 Sanderson Farms: Ben Griffin Aims for First PGA Tour Win in Final Round

2023 Sanderson Farms: Ben Griffin Aims for First PGA Tour Win in Final Round

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Ben Griffin made a significant move towards his first PGA Tour victory after carding a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Saturday, giving him a three-shot lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Griffin showcased his resilience by getting up-and-down for par on his final three holes, including a crucial bunker shot on the 18th green. His strong performance kept him ahead of Carl Yuan, who posted a 67. For Griffin, a win at the Sanderson Farms Championship could secure a coveted spot in the Masters, an opportunity to start the year at Kapalua for The Sentry, and potentially ...

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Kim braves the elements to secure a 5-shot lead on the LPGA with a 70.

Kim braves the elements to secure a 5-shot lead on the LPGA with a 70.

In challenging conditions at The Ascendant LPGA, Hyo Joo Kim experienced a tough start, much like her competitors. However, she rebounded impressively, carding a 1-under 70 to establish a commanding five-shot lead heading into the final round. Sarah Kemp staged her own remarkable comeback, registering five birdies and an eagle on the par-4 15th hole, where she impressively drove the green to within 10 feet. Her final score for the day was 69, putting her in a tie for second place alongside Lexi Thompson, who closed strongly with a 71. Currently ranked 7th in the women’s world rankings, Kim is ...

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PGA 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship Predictions, Odds, and Expert Bets: A Model's 10 Major Wins

PGA 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship Predictions, Odds, and Expert Bets: A Model’s 10 Major Wins

The SportsLine Model’s 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship Insights As Ludvig Aberg continues his remarkable rookie season on the PGA Tour, all eyes are on the 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship at the Country Club of Jackson in Mississippi. Aberg, fresh from a Ryder Cup debut, leads the pack at 10-1 odds. His success this year has already secured his PGA Tour status for the next season, but his journey isn’t over as he aims to secure a spot in The Players Championship by finishing within the top 125 of the FedEx Cup standings. The inaugural FedEx Cup Fall schedule offers golfers ...

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From Start to Finish: The Rome Cup Arrives

From Start to Finish: The Rome Cup Arrives

TEAM EUROPE WINS THE RYDER CUP In a triumphant return to their home soil, Team Europe has reclaimed the Ryder Cup, avenging their 2021 loss by defeating the American team 16.5-11.5 at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio, Italy. This victory marks Europe’s seventh consecutive win on home turf and their 10th overall triumph in the last 14 Ryder Cups. The United States’ winless streak on European soil now extends to 34 years, with the home team emerging victorious in eight of the last nine Ryder Cup events. The decisive moment came courtesy of Tommy Fleetwood, who ...

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Jordan Spieth Urges PGA Tour Schedule Adjustment Post Ryder Cup Loss

Jordan Spieth Urges PGA Tour Schedule Adjustment Post Ryder Cup Loss

Jordan Spieth Advocates for Revised PGA Tour Schedule Post Ryder Cup Loss Jordan Spieth contends that aligning the end of the PGA Tour season more closely with the Ryder Cup’s start would greatly benefit the US team. Many of Zach Johnson’s team members, who suffered defeat in Rome, had not played in a competitive tournament after the Tour Championship concluded on August 27—over a month before the Ryder Cup. Notably, Justin Thomas, who didn’t qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs, had even fewer playing opportunities. Max Homa finished fifth, and Justin Thomas finished seventh in the Fortinet Championship two weeks ...

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Charlie Woods Shines at PGA Junior Tour in South Florida, Adding to His Achievements

Charlie Woods Shines at PGA Junior Tour in South Florida, Adding to His Achievements

Charlie Woods, the young golf sensation, is on a roll in the golfing world. He recently secured a victory in the SFPGA’s West Coast High School tournament, held at the Cypress Woods Golf and Country Club in Neplas on September 30. In this competition, Charlie’s outstanding performance earned him the top spot, leaving Aiden Miller and Tyler Bruneau in a tie for second place. Luke Wise took the fourth position. Charlie’s recent triumph follows his remarkable win at the Notah Begay III Junior Golf Championship, where he played the best round of his career. His final round score of 68 ...

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PGA Pro Criticizes 'Greedy' Patrick Cantlay in Controversial Remark

PGA Pro Criticizes ‘Greedy’ Patrick Cantlay in Controversial Remark

The ongoing controversy surrounding Patrick Cantlay’s Ryder Cup stance continues to create division within the American team. Sky Sports reporter Jamie Weir tweeted today, citing “multiple sources,” that Cantlay is advocating for player compensation in the Ryder Cup and has refused to wear a team cap at Marco Simone as a protest. Weir also mentioned that Cantlay and Xander Schauffele have distanced themselves from their American teammates, opting to sit separately in the team room. In response, US captain Zach Johnson vehemently denied these claims, emphasizing the exceptional unity of the team. Despite the denials, a PGA Tour professional has ...