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Augusta battle goes Trans-Atlantic – women continue to be banned from Portmarnock

Augusta battle goes Trans-Atlantic – women continue to be banned from Portmarnock – Brief Article The National Women’s Council of Ireland is calling for a boycott of the Irish Open, which will be played July 24-27 at the male-only Portmarnock Golf Club. “It is an insult and an outrage that women continue to be banned […]

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Golf Digest Teaching Professional

Golf Digest Teaching Professional John Eliott 100-90-80 Golf is one of those things you don’t have to be good at to enjoy. Which doesn’t mean you aren’t improving every time you tee it up. In my opinion, even if you aren’t actually working on your game, you are ingraining habits simply by playing, hitting balls […]

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Vintage Hazeltine : The PGA Championship goes to a place that has matured into a major test for the game’s best

Vintage Hazeltine : The PGA Championship goes to a place that has matured into a major test for the game’s best Ron Whitten To look at Hazeltine National now, it’s hard to envision that the site of the PGA Championship Aug. 15-18 was ever a good crop of corn despoiled. But it once was. At […]

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Golf Toys : Cross cutting.

Golf Toys : Cross cutting. – book review You may never play Congressional Country Club, but with help from David Mellor, the Director of Grounds for the Boston Red Sox and author of Picture Perfect: Mowing Techniques for Lawns, Landscapes and Sports, you can make your yard look like the first fairway. With a mower, […]

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Why everybody needs to try more loft—and that means you! New Golf Digest testing proves you need more loft on your driver than you think

Why everybody needs to try more loft—and that means you! New Golf Digest testing proves you need more loft on your driver than you think Mike Stachura Dick Helmstetter remembers the first time he saw a group of long drivers in training. This was long before portable launch monitors, laser-distance-measuring devices or even reliable swing-speed […]

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Bali Hai Golf Club : Las Vegas Strip Tees

Bali Hai Golf Club : Las Vegas Strip Tees – Brief Article Jim Moriarty High roller As the transvestite nun said to Robin Williams when he moved into his new digs in San Francisco, “Well, there goes the neighborhood.” For goodness’ sake, the canals of Venice, the cafes of Paris and rumbling volcanoes are one […]

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Breaking 100 : Hit it solid – golf swing tips

Breaking 100 : Hit it solid – golf swing tips – Brief Article Scott Davenport Golf gets really fun and interesting only after you start hitting the ball in the center of the clubface more often than not. Once you learn to make solid contact, you’ll be on your way to scoring as low as […]

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Old game, new twist

Old game, new twist – Equipment: the latest gear to help you play better Mike Stachura Shoe and glove technology only works with a good fit. For shoes, that’s a thumbnail space between your toes and the end of the toe box. For gloves, the tab closure should reach almost all the way across the […]

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Nick Price’s complete guide to tee shots

Nick Price’s complete guide to tee shots – 22 ways to make your first shot the easiest shot Nick Price Golf Digest Playing Editor, with Mike Stachura I love tee shots. Always have, always will. I love hitting my driver in a big situation on a long, demanding hole. I love trying to work the […]

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CBS adds specials to mix – television coverage of Masters Tournament, golf

CBS adds specials to mix – television coverage of Masters Tournament, golf – Brief Article The Masters, the perennial leader in TV golf viewership, retains its usual time schedule this year on CBS. That means the fewest hours of live coverage of all the majors (see TV times), but the most golf per hour with […]