Archives for: November 2008

Future Stars Foundation seeks to raise funds for struggling Duramed FUTURES Tour players

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Pro golfers might not be the first "needy" people you think of when you think of charitable organizations. The fact is, though, that many of the young golfers on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, the developmental tour for the LPGA cannot make ends meet as they… more »

GM cuts more employees, including Tiger Woods

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These excruciating economic times have claimed another victim: Tiger Woods. GM just announced that it would be ending its nine-year endorsement deal with the world's number one golfer. Although both sides called the decision "mutual," driven by GM'… more »

The "one last round" gambit

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It was 50 glorious degrees today in central Illinois, and I decided to head out to my home course to sneak in nine holes -- likely my last chance this season. There is an inherent gamble in playing "one last round," though. If you play well, you are… more »

Fed to bail out persimmon driver manufacturers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (MFI newsfeed) -- Fed Secretary Henry Paulson today announced a plan to provide $25 billion immediately to bail out America's moribund persimmon driver industry. The move is an attempt to help make the former stalwart of American golf eq… more »

BogeyPro Golf: The court jesters of golf gear

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I've been Equipment Editor around here for a while now, and some of my colleagues have at times insinuated that I might take golf equipment a bit too seriously. This is a grossly unfair assault on my character. So what if I can talk for hours on the b… more »

The Castle Course at St. Andrews racks up awards

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The Castle Course, newest addition to the hallowed links at St. Andrews, has racked up a few prestigious awards. The golf course has been recognised by Travel & Leisure Golf magazine as the "New Course of the Year." It was also named "Internation… more »

"Pete Dye Golf Courses" by Joel Zuckerman documents 50 years of genius

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Several years ago, while I was interviewing golf course architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan in the veritable golf museum that are his offices in Ohio, one of the golf mementoes that caught my eye was a napkin signed by Pete Dye. Along with the signature was a… more »
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