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Scott, Former World No. 1, Eager to Break Win Drought in Queensland

Scott, Former World No. 1, Eager to Break Win Drought in Queensland

MELBOURNE: After almost four winless years since his triumph at the Genesis Invitational in 2020, former world number one Adam Scott is determined to end his drought at the upcoming Australian PGA Championship. Despite consistent play, Scott secured a tied-fifth finish at the recent Butterfield Bermuda Championship. Nevertheless, the 43-year-old’s numerous close calls have evoked both frustration and motivation. “While it’s satisfying to perform well… winning hasn’t come easy for me in the past few years,” remarked Australia’s lone Masters champion during a press briefing on Wednesday. “Though I had a strong showing in Bermuda, it’s not the same as ...

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In a recent development, Jordan Spieth has taken the place of Rory McIlroy on the PGA Tour board in the realm of golf.

In a recent development, Jordan Spieth has taken the place of Rory McIlroy on the PGA Tour board in the realm of golf.

Jordan Spieth has been appointed to fulfill the remainder of Rory McIlroy’s term as a player director on the PGA Tour’s policy board. This decision was announced by Commissioner Jay Monahan on Monday. Spieth’s term will extend through the conclusion of 2024. The selection of Spieth was determined through a vote by the five other player directors, namely Tiger Woods, Patrick Cantlay, Charley Hoffman, Peter Malnati, and Webb Simpson. In response to McIlroy’s resignation from the PGA Tour Policy Board the previous week, Monahan conveyed the news to members, stating, “With Rory McIlroy resigning from the PGA Tour Policy Board ...

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Australian Golfer Smith Targets Paris Olympics Amid Ranking Uncertainty

Australian Golfer Smith Targets Paris Olympics Amid Ranking Uncertainty

In Melbourne, Australia, Cameron Smith, the top-ranked Australian golfer, aims to secure sufficient ranking points in his domestic tour and upcoming majors for a chance at the Paris Olympics next year. However, his transition to the LIV Golf circuit has led to a drop from the second to the 18th spot, as this breakaway league does not provide opportunities for earning ranking points. Paris qualification is limited to the top 60 players, and Cameron Smith contends with fellow Australians, such as major winners Jason Day and Adam Scott, for coveted spots on Australia’s team. This has placed the responsibility on ...

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The Lima Golf Club in Peru has been selected as the venue for the 2024 Women's Amateur Latin America Championship, presented by The R&A.

The Lima Golf Club in Peru has been selected as the venue for the 2024 Women’s Amateur Latin America Championship, presented by The R&A.

The Lima Golf Club in Peru has been chosen as the venue for the 2024 Women’s Amateur Latin America Championship, a prestigious event presented by The R&A. This marks the first time the championship will be hosted at Lima Golf Club, following three previous editions at Pilar Golf in Argentina. The fourth installment of the championship is set to showcase the region’s most talented women’s amateur golfers. The victor will earn coveted exemptions into three major championships in 2025: the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Porthcawl in Wales, The Chevron Championship at The Club at Carlton Woods, USA, and The ...

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Canadian golfers Henderson and Svensson are optimistic about ending their professional golf seasons on a high note.

Canadian golfers Henderson and Svensson are optimistic about ending their professional golf seasons on a high note.

Brooke Henderson, hailing from Smiths Falls, Ont., is no stranger to breaking records, but this week she faces a unique challenge. Since 2016, no LPGA Tour player has managed to secure victory in the season’s opening tournament and then go on to win a second title in the same year. Henderson initiated 2023 with a triumph at the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on Jan. 22 and is now participating in the CME Group Tour Championship, the pinnacle of the professional women’s golf season, in pursuit of her second win this year. Acknowledging the peculiar stat, Henderson expressed, “It’s a ...

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PGA Tour Professionals and Their Spouses Compete in the 11th Annual RSM Wiffle Ball Classic for Charity

PGA Tour Professionals and Their Spouses Compete in the 11th Annual RSM Wiffle Ball Classic for Charity

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – The Wiffle ball danced in the wind as Harry Higgs swung and hustled toward first base in his unique style, propelling the PGA Tour husbands to a narrow 9-8 victory over the PGA Tour wives in the 11th annual RSM Wiffle Ball Classic. While the final score was significant for securing bragging rights for the next year, the true victors of the event were the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia. The organization received a generous donation of $25,000, a substantial contribution to their playground initiative. Against the backdrop of a chilly and windy ...

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Almería Aims to Rival Málaga and Cádiz as a Global Golf Tourism Destination

Almería Aims to Rival Málaga and Cádiz as a Global Golf Tourism Destination

El turismo de golf es un segmento cada vez más buscado por los destinos españoles con buenas condiciones climáticas e infraestructuras deportivas para ello, como Málaga, Cádiz o incluso Canarias. Ahora, Almería quiere competir con estos dos grandes polos de atracción de golfistas a nivel internacional. Según publica Diario de Almería, el Ayuntamiento está preparando una licitación para contratar a una agencia de intermediación especializada que ayude a la ciudad a afianzarse como destino turístico internacional de golf, un deporte que atrae a millones de viajeros cada año a España. Desde el destino almeriense destacan sus condiciones climatológicas, con más ...

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Roof Collapse Hits New Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy Virtual Golf League Venue

Roof Collapse Hits New Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy Virtual Golf League Venue

The much-anticipated debut of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s simulator golf league faced a setback as a power outage led to damage and the collapse of the air-supported roof at the Florida-based venue in Palm Beach Gardens. TGL acknowledged the incident, attributing the deflation to an overnight power outage on Tuesday, as reported by ESPN. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. The extent of the damage’s impact on the scheduled launch of the league at SoFi Center on the Palm Beach State College campus on January 9, 2024, remains uncertain, as noted by Sports Illustrated. The league comprises six teams with ...

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Chandigarh Golf League Season 2 Semis: Hawks vs. Captain's 18, Mulligans vs. Comets

Chandigarh Golf League Season 2 Semis: Hawks vs. Captain’s 18, Mulligans vs. Comets

In the race to the Chandigarh Golf League Season 2 semi-finals, the Hunting Hawks scored a resounding 4-3 win against the Soaring Eagles at the Chandigarh Golf Club. In another marquee clash, Captain’s 18 triumphed over Punjab Aces, securing their place in the next round with a 4.5-2.5 victory. The Mulligans made their first semi-final appearance by defeating Homeland Chandigarh Gladiators with a score of 4.5-2.5. Meanwhile, the Fairway Comets outperformed the Swinging Samurai, achieving a convincing 5.5-1.5 win. Hunting Hawks Vs Soaring Eagles The Hunting Hawks faced a tough battle with the Soaring Eagles but ultimately clinched the victory. ...

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Last Chance: Two Steamboat Golf Courses Open for Season's Final Rounds

Last Chance: Two Steamboat Golf Courses Open for Season’s Final Rounds

Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club and Catamount Ranch and Club bid farewell to the golf season last Sunday, leaving just two courses welcoming golf enthusiasts for the final rounds this year. Haymaker Golf Course and Steamboat Golf Club, however, plan to stay open until the weather imposes restrictions on their operation. According to Steamboat Golf Club’s clubhouse manager, Eric McCaugherty, they anticipate enduring a bit longer, especially due to the area’s generally milder weather on the west side of town. Predicting the exact conclusion of the golf season proves challenging for both McCaugherty and Haymaker’s head golf professional, Cody Hasten. They ...

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South Auckland Rangers on the Hunt for New Coach Following Geoff Cooper's Resignation

South Auckland Rangers on the Hunt for New Coach Following Geoff Cooper’s Resignation

South Auckland Rangers are on the lookout for a new head coach to lead their men’s team in the upcoming NRF League One campaign. This search comes in the wake of Geoff Cooper’s decision to part ways with the club after a successful season, during which the team secured second place in the league and reached the last 32 of the Chatham Cup. Geoff Cooper, a seasoned coach with a rich history of mentoring Auckland clubs such as Onehunga Mangere, Franklin United, and Papakura City, has left some big shoes to fill. Rangers are now seeking a coach with at ...

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Dustin Johnson Aims for LIV Glory, Paulina Gretzky Offers Fans a Chance to Join Something Greater

Dustin Johnson Aims for LIV Glory, Paulina Gretzky Offers Fans a Chance to Join Something Greater

The LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Golf Club Doral, Miami, is set to captivate sports enthusiasts worldwide. With a staggering $50 million in prize money up for grabs, 12 formidable teams are preparing for an epic battle. Leading the charge is none other than golf sensation Dustin Johnson and his exceptional team, the 4Aces GC. As they aspire to end their year on a high note, Johnson’s Aces GC is determined to seize the prestigious title at the LIV Golf Championship in Miami. Amidst the excitement, the golfer’s wife, Paulina Gretzky, has embarked on a mission to give ...

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Golf: 18 Holes Can Boost Senior Smarts

Golf: 18 Holes Can Boost Senior Smarts

In a recent study published on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, researchers discovered an interesting connection between physical activity and cognitive function in older adults. The research highlights the benefits of activities like golf, walking, and Nordic walking in maintaining and improving cognitive function among seniors. The study involved 25 healthy golfers, all aged 65 or older. These individuals engaged in three bouts of intense aerobic exercise: golf, regular walking, and Nordic walking. Throughout the exercise sessions, they maintained their typical brisk pace. The researchers assessed cognitive function using tests that measured various aspects, including attention, processing speed, and demanding skills ...

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Rory McIlroy's Formula One Investment: Delving into His Latest Alpine Team Venture

Rory McIlroy’s Formula One Investment: Delving into His Latest Alpine Team Venture

Rory McIlroy has expanded his investment portfolio to include the Alpine F1 team, joining a group of prominent sports figures in a $211 million deal. The Northern Irish golfer, alongside notable co-investors like NFL quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce, Liverpool footballer Trent Alexander-Arnold, boxing star Anthony Joshua, and former Manchester United player Juan Mata, has acquired a 24 percent stake in the team. This strategic collaboration aims to boost the team’s global presence and fanbase. While the specific financial contributions of individual sports stars remain undisclosed, the collective investment from actors, athletes, and investment firms secures a substantial ownership ...

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Ludvig Aberg Named Golfer of the Month for September

Ludvig Aberg Named Golfer of the Month for September

Ludvig Åberg made an impressive move into professional golf, achieving a remarkable victory at the Omega European Masters in Switzerland. His journey also featured a Captain’s Pick for the Ryder Cup and a notable Top 10 finish during his debut at the BMW PGA Championship. The 23-year-old Swede, who transitioned to the professional circuit in June, showcased his talent after an illustrious amateur career, which included rising to prominence as a collegiate superstar and topping the World Amateur Golf Ranking. In only his ninth professional event, Åberg secured a memorable DP World Tour victory with a stunning performance at Crans-sur-Sierre ...

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New Bloomfield's Moss Secures Back-to-Back All-State Honors in Girls Golf

New Bloomfield’s Moss Secures Back-to-Back All-State Honors in Girls Golf

In her final high school round, New Bloomfield’s Dixie Moss secured her second consecutive all-state honor, finishing fifth out of 94 participants in the Class 1 state championships at Sedalia Country Club. Dixie Moss achieved her best state round with a 17-over 87 on Day 2, following her previous record-breaking performance. Her two-round total was 36-over 176, with 11 pars, 15 bogeys, and 10 double bogeys. Joseph Robinson, the New Bloomfield girls’ golf coach, praised Dixie’s performance, highlighting her improvement from the first day and her consistent play throughout the round. Despite some challenges on the course, Dixie remained focused ...

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Men's Golf Finishes Golfweek October Classic

Men’s Golf Finishes Golfweek October Classic

Sandestin, FL – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Men’s Golf Wraps Up Fall Season at Golfweek October Classic The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) men’s golf team finished their fall season at the 2023 Golfweek October Classic held at the Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, FL. The Engineers secured the 16th position out of 25 competing teams. Over the course of the three-day event, the Engineers collectively recorded a total score of 884, narrowly trailing California Lutheran by just one stroke. Owen Himmer and Rodrigo Muelas led the team, both carding impressive 72 (+1) rounds. Himmer’s tournament total reached 221, while Muelas ...

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Fans React to PGA Tour Stars Rumored to Join LIV Golf After Missing Out on Tiger Woods' TGL Selection

Fans React to PGA Tour Stars Rumored to Join LIV Golf After Missing Out on Tiger Woods’ TGL Selection

The recent announcement regarding the final picks for Tiger Woods’ eagerly awaited TGL has sparked fresh rumors about a potential shift to LIV Golf. On Tuesday, October 17, the TGL unveiled its latest recruits: Patrick Cantlay, Wyndham Clark, Kevin Kisner, Min Woo Lee, and Lucas Glover, rounding out the league’s 24-man roster. Notably absent from this roster were some high-profile golfers, including Viktor Hovland, Scottie Scheffler, and Jordan Spieth, to name a few. LIV Golf Updates, a popular presence on X (formerly known as Twitter), went on to reveal other notable players left out of the forthcoming TGL. In addition, ...

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Netflix to Host and Stream First-Ever Live Golf Tournament

Netflix to Host and Stream First-Ever Live Golf Tournament

Netflix has made a groundbreaking foray into live sporting events with the introduction of “The Netflix Cup,” a live golf competition set to captivate audiences. The event will feature drivers from the popular series “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” competing alongside golfers from the emerging “Full Swing” series. Scheduled for November 14, 2023, this unique sporting spectacle will unfold at the prestigious Wynn Golf Club in Wynn Las Vegas. Four pairs, each consisting of a Formula 1 driver and a PGA Tour professional, will engage in an exciting eight-hole match-play tournament. The top two teams will progress to a thrilling ...

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Marietta Senior Golfer Saylor Wharff Eagerly Returns to State Championship

Marietta Senior Golfer Saylor Wharff Eagerly Returns to State Championship

After her first Ohio High School State Golf Tournament appearance, Saylor Wharff has transformed into a confident, competitive golfer. She recalls her initial experience as a freshman facing fierce competition from older, skilled players. Now, as a senior, Wharff is back, ready to compete as an individual at the state tournament in Columbus. Last season, she narrowly missed individual qualification by just one stroke, but this year has seen her game flourish. During a regular season outing at Oxbow Golf Course, she impressively shot a 28 for nine holes. She also clinched the medalist title at the Twin State League ...