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The Sunday Morning Group conquers all

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 07:30
Yale University has an undistinguished student body and a miserable football team, but it does have a tremendous golf course , which the U.S.G.A. -- mysteriously but somehow characteristically -- lists under "T," for "The Course...

Fantasy Fix: Should you bank on Bubba at the Tour Championship?

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 07:03
Well, we've made it to the end of another season. Hopefully, you're still playing for something this week -- albeit not the potential $12 million payday the pros will be gunning for at the Tour...

Missing Links: Bubba 'vows to be on best behavior' at Ryder Cup, and is FedEx Cup good for Ryder Cup?

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:21
Stories of interest you might have missed... Bubba Watson vows to be on his best behavior at the Ryder Cup. “The man who whipped galleries into a 1st-tee frenzy at the 2012 meeting with Europe...

Time waits for no one, but Arnold Palmer's legend remains as strong as ever

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:00
Arnold Palmer is stooped now, his variety of ailments -- a hip, the back -- mounting a late charge the way he once routinely did, though in this case no one applauds. Or approves. He...

Stuff: Zap away your workout soreness

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:00
A key indicator of good health is how fast your body recovers from physical stress. If it's a cut on your arm, how fast does the wound heal? If your heart rate skyrockets during a...

Why golfers might care about the Scottish independence vote

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 14:01
With the Sept. 18 vote looming and polls tightening, the vote on Scottish independence does have one potentially important, life-changing consequence for golf: making a golf trip to Scotland more affordable! First Minister Alex...

6 things Apple's new iPhone and Watch can do that golfers will care about

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 13:33
Even if it's not trying to, Apple launching a new product invariably affects the way golfers do things. In that vein, here are a few new features from the new iPhone 6 (from $199) and...

With a heavy heart, Nick Faldo wins Payne Stewart Award for his contributions to the game

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:27
Nick Faldo has another honor to add to a resume that includes six major championships, being ranked No. 1 in the world for 98 weeks, entrance into the World Golf Hall of Fame and being...

Head-to-head match play against mosquitoes and ticks

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:13
Last month, at the men’s member-guest, Michael U. showed me a gadget he had attached to his bag: He told me that it contained a battery-powered fan, which enveloped him and his golf cart with a...

The Grind: Billy Horschel runs, Phil walks away, and Lindsey hangs with Gisele

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 08:58
Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we enjoyed seeing Billy Horschel give a whole new meaning to the phrase "victory lap." It was only appropriate on opening weekend of the NFL that one...

Make The Turn Weekly Challenge: Live above the "O" line

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:16
Shakespeare said, "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." My buddy Chris from New Jersey, paraphrased this by saying, "Hey it ain't bad, just is." Either way, they both make...

How He Hit That: Sergio Garcia's chip into the water at the BMW

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 07:04
The stakes were high for Sergio Garcia, who trailed by two shots Sunday at the BMW Championship going into the reachable par-5 17th. A win would solidify his position in the FedEx Cup, but more...

Of course Michelle Wie is on the cover of Golf Digest. Why wouldn't she be?

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 06:03
Wait a minute, Golf Digest has a woman on the cover who makes her living . . . playing golf? Yes, we're well aware of the frenzy that accompanied Golf Digest putting Paulina Gretzky, a...

#HelpMeGolfDigest: Top 50 Teacher Kevin Weeks fixes a second round of your swings

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:20
Top 50 Teacher Kevin Weeks took a trip to the Northeast to work with Kevin Streelman the week of the Deutsche Bank. But before he tuned up the 2014 PGA Tour winner, he took a...

Have we got a golf-course house for new Los Angeles CC member, Clippers owner

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:14
One of the newest members of the Los Angeles Country Club is former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently bought the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. Paid $2 billion for it, too. (Getty Images photo)...

How Morgan Hoffmann became a 4,000-to-1 long shot to make the Tour Championship

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 09:45
Morgan Hoffmann is the most unlikely player teeing it up at this week's Tour Championship. "Duh," you say. After all, he started the FedEx Cup Playoffs ranked 124th out of 125. But those numbers don't...

President Obama admits golf mistake, is still lampooned in a cartoon reading Golf Digest

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 08:20
President Barack Obama appeared on "Meet The Press" for the 12th time on Sunday to talk, among other things, about his decision to play golf shortly after his statement on the murder of American journalist...

7 things you need to know after Week 3 of the FedEx Cup Playoffs

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 07:53
With the third leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs complete, here's what you need to know heading into the final week: BEST-TIMED BEST TOURNAMENT EVER Billy Horschel nearly claimed this category last week until a...

Adams hides slot in new fairway woods, hybrids

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 07:22
If the knock on Adams’ sole and crown slots was the look at address, the problem was the crown slot had to be open. The opening let the face flex more at impact to create...

The final hole of the World Amateur Team Championships is a 787-yard par 6

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 07:13
Par 5s usually make for good finishing holes, but what about par 6s?That's what players in the field at this week's World Amateur Team Championship in Japan will find themselves tackling on the Oshitate Course...