Archives for: June 2012

Golf fans storm Royal Portrush to see Rory McIlroy and friends at the 2012 Irish Open in Northern Ireland

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If the outpouring of love and support of the Irish for the 2012 Irish Open hasn't won over the R&A by now, a British Open probably won't ever come to Royal Portrush. I've spent the last two days at Portrush - one of the world's top links - and th… more »

Touring undiscovered links golf courses in north and west Ireland like Donegal, County Sligo and Rosapenna is worth the trip

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COUNTY DONEGAL, Ireland - COUNTY DONEGAL, Ireland – It’s a shame most American golfers never see the Northwest coast of Ireland. Driving through “Yeat’s Country” is so beautifully rural and so distinctly Irish. The roads are narrow and winding. The… more »

Record-setting crowds expected for the European Tour's 2012 Irish Open at Royal Portrush next week

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Turns out, I'm not the only one all jacked up about the Irish Open heading to Royal Portrush, one of the game's greatest links. The 2012 Irish Open, set for June 28-July 1, is a sell-out on the weekend, the first time it's ever happened for a regula… more »

Samba golf shoes by adidas adds to the legacy of this fantastic footwear

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They look and feel so futuristic. The reality is the new adidas Samba golf shoe is nothing but a timeless classic. The Samba, introduced in 1950, is the second best-selling shoe in adidas history with more than 35 million pairs sold worldwide. I… more »

A perfect Caribbean day on Providenciales in Turks & Caicos

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Sometimes, the most magical places are the most simple ones. All it took were a few picnic tables set in the sand overlooking the ocean - OK, I'll admit a little rum punch, too - to transform today into the most perfect day on Providenciales, the mo… more »

Give dad a great golf gift on Father's Day with TaylorMade, Adams, Ecco, Arnie and more

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I don't test a ton of golf equipment on a regular basis. But this year I've made a conscious effort to try a few new toys, especially in areas where I had holes in my game (insert joke here). And I can say I feel like I'm on the verge of a breakthro… more »

If the Callaway Hex Black Tour Ball can help me (and Phil Mickelson), it can help you, too

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I put the new Callaway Hex Black Tour Ball through a serious 24-hour test, one that spanned two world-class courses thousands of miles apart. As luck would have it, I teed up the Hex Tour ball on Sunday at the Ocean course at Cabo del Sol - a course… more »

Experience your own "Open Championship" at Royal Links Golf Club in Las Vegas this July

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Playing in the British Open would be a dream come true for just about any golfer. But why put ourselves through that torture? The rugged winds. The high grass. The jet lag after the long flight over. Experience your own Open Championship right h… more »
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