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Charley Hull Backs #ThisGirlGolfs Ahead of Women’s British Open

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Charley Hull Backs #ThisGirlGolfs Ahead of Women’s British Open
Charley Hull has joined professional golfers Carly Booth and Henni Zuel in support of #ThisGirlGolfs, an initiative aimed at increasing female participation in golf. As Hull prepares to take on the best of the best at this week’s Women’s British Open in Scotland, the 19-year-old is also speaking out and throwing her weight behind the campaign to get more young girls interested in t..Read More

Robert Allenby Fires Caddie Mid-Round at Canadian Open

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Robert Allenby Fires Caddie Mid-Round at Canadian Open
PGA Tour veteran, Robert Allenby fired his caddie midway through the first round of the Canadian Open on Thursday after the two got into a “heated discussion.” The incident began on Allenby’s fourth hole of the day, the par-5 13th at the Glen Abbey Golf Club.  After a disagreement over club selection, the 44-year-old Australian went on to triple the hole after landing in..Read More

Zach Johnson to Introduce the Claret Jug to his Green Jacket

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Zach Johnson to Introduce the Claret Jug to his Green Jacket
Zach Johnson wasn’t the winner most were betting on, but by last night the unassuming golfer had secured the Open Championship, marking his second major title victory. For only the second time in its history the Open was extended to a fifth day of play after rain and wind delays disrupted play on Friday and Saturday.  The Monday finish proved successful for three golfers, including ..Read More

Jordan Spieth Hoping to Make it Three-in-a-Row at St. Andrews

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Jordan Spieth Hoping to Make it Three-in-a-Row at St. Andrews
American golfer Jordan Spieth teed off this morning at the 144th Open Championship hoping to continue his journey of completing a career grand slam. The 21-year-old enters the third major of the season as number 2 in the world, already having won both the Masters and the U.S. Open this year. A win on Sunday at St. Andrews would make Spieth the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win the fi..Read More

In Gee Chun Becomes 7th South Korean U.S. Women’s Open Winner in 11 Years

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In Gee Chun Becomes 7th South Korean U.S. Women’s Open Winner in 11 Years
South Korean golfer, In Gee Chun has well and truly made her professional mark, winning her U.S. Women’s Open debut in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Sunday. The 20-year-old took control of the final round, coming from 4-strokes behind the overnight leader to claim her first LPGA major victory by 1-stroke. A result Chun was more than satisfied with, evident from her ear-to-ear smile and gigg..Read More

Iraq War Veteran and Amputee Makes History on Web.com Tour

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Iraq War Veteran and Amputee Makes History on Web.com Tour
Retired U.S. Army Corporal, Chad Pfeifer made history yesterday on the Web.com Tour, becoming the first amputee to compete at the PGA’s developmental level. Pfeifer, who lost his left leg in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq in 2007, gained entry to this week’s Albertsons Boise Open through a sponsor’s exemption.  The 33-year-old completed his round on Thursday to a ton of ..Read More

Caddie Escorted from Women’s U.S. Open for Mobile Photos

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Caddie Escorted from Women’s U.S. Open for Mobile Photos
Veteran caddie Paul Fusco was escorted from the Women’s U.S Open course yesterday for taking mobile photos of course set-up documents ahead of Thursday’s opening round. Fusco, who has been on the bag for world number 10 Kim Sei-Young since December of last year, was reportedly found in an unauthorised USGA rules area. Reports state the caddie had taken photos of course documents re..Read More

Huge Sinkhole Re-routes 13th Hole at Kansas Golf Club

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Huge Sinkhole Re-routes 13th Hole at Kansas Golf Club
Have you ever wished for a giant hole you couldn’t miss when teeing up?  Well for some Kansas golfers it’s one wish that’s become a huge reality. Last Friday, members and staff at the Canyon Farms Golf Club in Lenaxa, Kansas got one big surprise on the 13th hole – a gigantic sinkhole that’s estimated to be 8 to 10-feet deep! Opened in 2007, Canyon Farms is p..Read More

Inbee Park Secures Women’s PGA Championship 3rd Time in a Row

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Inbee Park Secures Women’s PGA Championship 3rd Time in a Row
South Korean golfer Inbee Park sailed to her sixth major victory, securing the Women’s PGA Championship title for the third straight year. The incredible feat also moved the 26-year-old back up to number one in the world rankings.  With New Zealand’s Lydia Ko losing the top spot she’s held since February. Park’s sensational sixth major win over the weekend more th..Read More

15-Year-Old Qualifies for Next Week’s U.S. Open

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15-Year-Old Qualifies for Next Week’s U.S. Open
A 15-year-old golfer in America has qualified for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay by winning a sectional qualifier in Dallas, Texas. While most 15-year-old’s in Texas were enjoying the start of summer vacation by having lie-in or hanging out with friends, Cole Hammer was hitting the golf course with men, some more than twice his age. Producing a sensational 36 holes on Monday that saw t..Read More

World War 2 Explosive found at Northumberland Golf Course

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World War 2 Explosive found at Northumberland Golf Course
Golfers at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course got more than they bargained for this weekend when a World War 2 shell was uncovered in the 7th bunker. Play was suspended at the Men’s Club Competition after one golfer literally raked up the device. Management was notified and immediately contacted the police, who showed up alongside the coast guard and bomb squad. “It was all quite ex..Read More

Greg Norman’s Interesting 60th Birthday Gift

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Greg Norman’s Interesting 60th Birthday Gift
Reaching your 60th birthday is a big milestone in anyone’s life.  But how do you mark the occasion if you’re one of golf’s biggest stars? If you’re Greg Norman the answer is by getting a gigantic bronze statue of yourself shirtless – and no, we’re not kidding! A present from the Shark’s third wife the golfer proudly posed alongside the artwork on..Read More
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