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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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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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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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Golf’s sou how Tiger Woods Discovered Fresh Purpose and a Deeper Human Connection

Golf’s sou how Tiger Woods Discovered Fresh Purpose and a Deeper Human Connection

Tiger Woods has been known for his numerous comebacks throughout his illustrious career, each adding a layer to his legendary status. However, after a severe car accident in 2021 left his right leg shattered, the possibility of yet another major comeback seemed unlikely. Many believed his focus would shift to simply finding a way back onto the golf course, considering the severity of his injuries. Renowned golf writer Alan Shipnuck, in his conversations with CNN Sport, suggests that Woods found an unexpected path forward through the emergence of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour. This battle for the soul of professional ...

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Ninth Place Finish for Women's Golf at Rainbow Wahine Invitational

Ninth Place Finish for Women’s Golf at Rainbow Wahine Invitational

The University of Hawai’i Women’s Golf Team Secures Ninth Place at the 26th Rainbow Wahine Invitational Kapolei, O’ahu – On Wednesday, the University of Hawai’i women’s golf team completed the final round of the 26th Rainbow Wahine Invitational, finishing in ninth place at the Kapolei Golf Club. Baylor led from start to finish, claiming the team title for the second time in three years with a total score of 844. They were closely followed by co-runner-ups New Mexico State and UC Davis, both with scores of 863. The Rainbow Wahine wrapped up their performance with a final round score of ...

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The Bishop’s School's Girls Golf Triumph: Driven Stars On and Off the Course

The Bishop’s School’s Girls Golf Triumph: Driven Stars On and Off the Course

At The Bishop’s School, the secret to the girls’ golf success lies not in their clubs, but in their team van. Quality time spent traveling to matches fosters strong connections among star seniors and developing upperclassmen. For Lucy Yuan, a senior golfer at Bishop’s, the highlight of match day isn’t just the game; it’s the moments shared in the van with teammates. Laughing, playing music, and engaging in memorable conversations make the long school day worthwhile. The team van is where team captain Yuan and her fellow leaders connect with underclassmen, demonstrating their commitment to the team. First-year coach Will ...

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Golf Digest' Rates Arlington, Home of Texas Rangers Golf Club, Among Top Baseball Cities for Golf

Golf Digest’ Rates Arlington, Home of Texas Rangers Golf Club, Among Top Baseball Cities for Golf

This week, Arlington’s Texas Rangers are making headlines as they head to the World Series. While baseball captures the city’s attention, there’s another reason for excitement in the sports scene. Golf Digest has recently ranked the Dallas/Fort Worth area, which is home to the Texas Rangers Golf Club in Arlington, as one of the “Best Baseball Cities for Golf.” A unique partnership between the City of Arlington and the Texas Rangers led to the creation of the world’s only Major League Baseball-branded golf course in 2019. Located at 701 Brown Boulevard, the Texas Rangers Golf Club is the closest 18-hole ...

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Justin Rose & Charley Hull Unite for Grant Thornton's Florida Debut

Justin Rose & Charley Hull Unite for Grant Thornton’s Florida Debut

English golf stars Justin Rose and Charley Hull are joining forces for the first-ever Grant Thornton Invitational. This exciting event, a collaboration between the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour, will take place from December 8 to 10 at the Tiburon Golf Club. Rose, renowned for his pivotal role in Europe’s Ryder Cup victory, and Hull, a standout player in the Solheim Cup-winning team, will bring their skills to this historic tournament. Both players have shown their mettle on the international stage, and their participation adds to the event’s allure. Justin Rose, aged 43, has been sparing with his appearances since ...

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The Golf Soul Struggle: Tiger Woods' Renewed Purpose and Human Bonds

The Golf Soul Struggle: Tiger Woods’ Renewed Purpose and Human Bonds

Tiger Woods, a golf icon celebrated for his numerous comebacks, faced an unprecedented challenge following a high-speed, single-car accident in the Los Angeles suburbs in 2021. With his right leg severely injured, the prospects of a significant competitive return seemed slim. The focus shifted from a competitive comeback to finding a way back onto the golf course. Esteemed golf writer Alan Shipnuck suggests that the emergence of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour unexpectedly provided Woods with a new purpose. The battle for the essence of professional golf became a rallying point for Woods. In the tumultuous golf landscape of 2022, ...

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This recent setback wasn't much of a shock for LIV golfers.

This recent setback wasn’t much of a shock for LIV golfers.

Leading up to the 2023 Ryder Cup, a captivating discussion emerged: Could LIV Golf members participate in the U.S. or European teams? The answer was somewhat complicated, as the criteria favored PGA Tour or DP World Tour players. Only Brooks Koepka managed to navigate these criteria but narrowly missed an automatic U.S. team spot, subsequently filled by Zach Johnson’s captain’s pick. As the 2024 Presidents Cup approaches, a recent announcement regarding the selection criteria indicates even fewer opportunities for LIV players to compete for the American or International teams at the Royal Montreal Golf Club in the coming September. The ...

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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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Cal Baptist Women Triumph by 3 Strokes in Diamonte Intercollegiate vs. Boston College

Cal Baptist Women Triumph by 3 Strokes in Diamonte Intercollegiate vs. Boston College

The California Baptist women’s golf team secured their first season victory with a three-stroke lead over Boston College at the conclusion of the Fall Season in the Diamonte Intercollegiate, hosted at the Diamonte Village Golf Club in Hot Springs, Arkansas. In an impressive show of unity and determination, all five Lancer players achieved under-par scores in the final round to stage a come-from-behind win. Coach Marc Machado, celebrating his ninth victory since taking charge in 2016, praised the team’s commitment to their shared theme of boldness in every shot and situation. The final scorecard revealed Cal Baptist’s record-setting performance at ...

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All About World Golf Awards: Sponsors, Winners' Prizes, Nominations, and More

All About World Golf Awards: Sponsors, Winners’ Prizes, Nominations, and More

The World Golf Awards, in its milestone 10th year, remains a prestigious accolade recognizing outstanding contributions in the golf industry. Over the past decade, this event has resonated profoundly within the professional golfing community. Unveiling the Gala Hosted at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the 10th annual World Golf Awards Gala was a star-studded affair, attended by luminaries from the golfing world. Nearly 50 award categories featured, with global winners determined through online voting. Representatives from the golf industry, the media, and the public took part in this democratic selection process. The Eminent Trophy The coveted ...

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LIV Golf's December Ranking Advancement Tournament

LIV Golf’s December Ranking Advancement Tournament

After 14 tournaments in 2023, LIV Golf’s individual rankings are divided into three zones. These zones apply to all golfers except team captains and those with non-transfer agreements. Four golfers are relegated to the “Drop Zone”: Jediah Morgan, James Piot, Chase Koepka, and Sihwan Kim. Meanwhile, 13 golfers find themselves in the “Open Zone,” including Abraham Ancer, Matthew Wolff, Pat Perez, Danny Lee, David Puig, Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, Thomas Pieters, Paul Casey, Matt Jones, Charl Schwartzel, Sam Horsfield, Bernd Wiesberger, and Graeme McDowell. They might stay or sign with other teams through the transfer market. Golfers in the Drop Zone will ...

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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 ...