Monthly Archive: July 2016

Aditi Ashok carded a superb nine under par 66 to head the field at the Ricoh Women’s British Open Final Qualifying at John O’Gaunt. The 18-year-old from Bangalore began her round with a bogey but then fired eight birdies and an eagle to finish three shots ahead of Spain’s Marta Sanz and Annie Park from […]

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The Solheim Cup is the women’s equivalent of the Ryder Cup. It is a biennial tournament for pro women golfers, contested among the teams of the United States of America and the Europe. The inaugural Solheim Cup was held in 1990, and the event was staged in even number years until 2002. Post the 9/11 […]

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When golf marks its return to the Olympics after a 112-year long wait, the United States will send an impressive foursome of men’s talent onto the course at the Reserva de Marapendi in Rio’s Barra da Tijuca zone. All four are among the top eight in the Olympic golf rankings, putting Team USA in contention […]

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Istanbul is the world’s only city built on two continents – Europe and Asia — which are linked by two bridges and one tunnel. Woods arrived in style by helicopter and was ushered to a small tee box in the middle of the bridge before prior to his performance. Tiger hits drive across Istanbul’s Bosporus […]

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The Extreme 19th hole at the Legend Golf and Safari Resort in South Africa is likely the hardest hole in the world. The hole is a 630-yard par 3. To get to the tee, golfers must take a helicopter ride up over 1,400 feet. On its descent, the ball hangs in the air for almost […]

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Adam Scott, the only Australian to have ever won masters, is coming home for the Australian open. Golf Australia today confirmed Scott, 36, would tee it up in the nation’s most prestigious tournament from November 17-20 at Royal Sydney Golf Club. The former world No.1, Scott has won 29 professional tournaments so far has had […]

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If you haven’t already heard of the crazy sensation that is taking over the world again. “Pokemon” is back and coming to a course near you. Manawatu golf club, New Zealand, happens to have a Pokémon Go ‘pokestop’ on it. The club is worried people might get hit by golf balls near the entrance. Manawatu Golf Club general manager […]

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Open de Espana tournament host Sergio Garcia, Raphael Jacquelin and Thorbjorn Olesen captained four-man teams from Spain, France and Denmark in a bid to break the Guinness World Records title for the Fastest hole of golf by a team of four. Filmed on the par five fourth hole ahead of the Real Club Valderrama Open […]

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Check out the 10 most memorable animal encounters on the PGA TOUR, featuring Sammy the Squirrel, an iguana in Puerto Rico and the seagull at THE PLAYERS. Watch out for No.4, from nature’s troll to nature’s call. Such are days on the golf course when even mother nature picks up on trolling.

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Golf Canada announced its four-player Olympic squad – David Hearn, Graham DeLaet, Alena Sharp and teen sensation Brooke Henderson. Top golfers have withdrawn from the Olympics, citing concerns about the Zika virus ,the Canadian team holds a different view, though. “If you look down the list, there are still some top players there – it’s […]

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