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Harrington scrambles well in Bermuda winds

Ryan Armour of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course on October 30, 2020 in Southampton, Bermuda. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Pádraig Harrington produced some trademark short game magic to remain in the hunt for the PGA Tour’s Bermuda Championship at...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, United States, Golf, Luke Donald, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Jamie Donaldson, Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Hamilton, Bermuda, Donaldson, Harrington


1969 U.S. Open Champion Orville Moody Wearing a Surgical Mask While Playing Golf

NO, THIS IS NOT A JOKE. Masks are ever-present during this global pandemic. And so when I saw a face covering in a different era and context, it caught my attention. I noticed it on Tuesday night while watching highlights of the 1972 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (won by Jack Nicklaus). There was Orville Moody, wearing a surgical mask like in the image at right. It turns out Moody had chronic hay fever. "Ol Sarge" wore a mask on the golf course on several occasions, whether while pr...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Houston, Jack Nicklaus, Pebble Beach, McDermott, Moody, The Armchair Golfer, Orville Moody, Barry McDermott


Yates eighth in Order of Merit as Alps Tour concludes in Rome

Jacopo Vecchi Fossa. Picture: Alessandro Bellicini/Italianprotour Jonathan Yates finished sixth in the season-ending Italy Alps Open and eighth in the final Order of Merit standings as the Alps Tour concluded its 2020 season in Rome.The Naas man made four birdies in a two-under 70 to finish on six-under par at Golf Nazionale where Italy's Jacopo Vecch...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Rome, Italy, Golf, KO, Lucas, Jeong, Yates, Alps Tour, Jacopo VECCHI FOSSA, Lucas Vacarisas, Vecchi, Golf Nazionale, Jeong Weon Ko


Sharvin just five off the pace in Cyprus

Jamie Donaldson. Picture: Getty Images Marcus Armitage and Jamie Donaldson share the lead at the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open on 11 under par but will need to complete their second rounds on Saturday morning as play was suspended due to fading light.The pair will return to the course at Aphrodite Hills Resort at 8:00am local time to finish their rounds...
Tags: Usa, England, Scotland, India, Sport, Cyprus, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Finland, Jordan, Jamie Donaldson, Wilson, Donaldson, Soderberg, Sullivan


Harrington off to flying start in Bermuda

: A pin flag is displayed during the first round of the Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course on October 29, 2020 in Southampton, Bermuda. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Pádraig Harrington showed he can still mix it with the young guns when he opened with a four-under 67 in the Bermuda Championship and insisted he's not rushing to joi...
Tags: Europe, Florida, England, France, Scotland, Sport, United States, Ireland, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Finland, Houston, Jamie Donaldson, Axa, Bermuda


Adare Manor and Royal County Down honoured at World Golf Awards

The Carriage House at Adare Manor Adare Manor has added three more awards to its collection, headlined by being named 'World's Best Golf Clubhouse' in the latest edition of the World Golf Awards.The Carriage House at Adare Manor was built to accompany and complement Tom Fazio's total renovation of the golf course back in 2018, with every detail of the...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Sport, Ireland, Tourism, Golf, Northern Ireland, Turnberry, England Europe, Tom Fazio, José Maria, Northern Ireland Northern Ireland, Spain Europe, Royal County Down, Carriage House, Manor House


Masters Champions Dinner To Be Held

The 10th fairway at Augusta National This years’ Masters is finally due to start between 12-15 November, as the 84th Augusta Masters Tournament had to be postponed from the usual April start. Of the 96 players that will compete we will also find the usual 6 amateur players that are not allowed to accept prize money from the tournament. All golfers wil...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Woods, Augusta, Haggis, Majors, Sandy Lyle, Tokyo Japan, Caesar, Black Forest, Bernhard Langer, Ben Hogan, Trevor Immelman, Larry Mize


Halloween Golf Balls

The post Halloween Golf Balls appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. These Halloween themed golf balls are the Ridiculous Golf Item Of The Week The post Halloween Golf Balls appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Sport, Golf, Ridiculous Golf Item Of The Week, Michigan America


Callaway and Topgolf Announce All-Stock Merger Valued at $2 Billion

CARLSBAD, CA and DALLAS, TX — Callaway (NYSE:ELY) and Topgolf Entertainment Group ("Topgolf") [on Tuesday] announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Callaway and Topgolf will combine in an all-stock transaction creating a global golf and entertainment leader. The number of shares to be issued is based upon an implied equity value of Topgolf of approximately $2 billion, including the 14% already owned by Callaway. Topgolf is...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Callaway, Carlsbad, The Armchair Golfer, Topgolf, Callaway NYSE, Topgolf Entertainment Group Topgolf, Callaway Topgolf, Dolf Berle


Wilson Staff D7 Irons Review

The post Wilson Staff D7 Irons Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Wilson Staff D7 Irons Review Grade: A Teacher's Comments: Powerful and attractive The post Wilson Staff D7 Irons Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Reviews, Sport, Golf, Wilson, Wilson Staff, Equipment Reviews, Michigan America


Golf Ireland announces 2021 Inter-Club formats; eight Competition Areas introduced

Castle’s Ross McKeever and Blanaid Nally celebrate their victory on the 17th green in the 2019 Irish Mixed Foursomes All Ireland Finals at Castletroy. Picture by Pat Cashman The 2021 Golf Ireland Inter-Club format has been announced following a significant consultation process and review of current GUI and ILGU competition structures.Golf Ireland Inte...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Munster, Connacht, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, ILGU, Inter Club, Ross McKeever, Leinster Ulster, Blanaid Nally, Golf Ireland Inter Club, Munster Munster East, Ulster Ulster North, Transition Board of Golf Ireland


Yates slips back in Rome

Italy's Filippo Bergamaschi. Picture: Alessandro Bellicini/Italianprotour Naas golfer Jonathan Yates slipped from third to eighth after carding a one-over 73 in the second round of the Italy Alps Open in Rome.The former West of Ireland champion needs a big week to make the top three in the Order of Merit who will be awarded Challenge Tour cards after ...
Tags: France, Sport, Rome, Ireland, Italy, Golf, Yates, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Jacopo VECCHI FOSSA, Filippo Bergamaschi, Peter Dallat, Jeong Weon Ko, Alessandro Bellicini Italianprotour Naas


Downing Farms Golf Course For Sale

The post Downing Farms Golf Course For Sale appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. Downing Farms Golf Course For Sale The post Downing Farms Golf Course For Sale appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Sport, Golf, Michigan Golf, Michigan America, Downing Farms Golf Course For Sale


The K Club set to unveil golf simulator experience - K Club World

It was a media centre for the European Open in 2007 but The K Club has now found a new use for the Sprung Structure at the Palmer South Course and created K Golf World.Set to open in December, or when coronavirus health restrictions allow, it’s an indoor centre featuring golf simulators that will allow clients to play the best courses in the world and enjoy the hospitality that you would associate with a t...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Coaching, Amateur golf, K Club, The K Club, Palmer South Course, K Club World


GUI pencils in postponed AIG Cups and Shields semis for early 2021

Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh. Picture: GUI The All Ireland semi-finals and finals of the postponed AIG Cups and Shields have been pencilled in for Donegal Golf Club for the first quarter of next year.The decision was made following a full review of available options by the Golfing Union of Ireland and the dates of the rescheduled finals will be confirme...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, All Ireland, Amateur golf, Golfing Union of Ireland, Golf Ireland, AIG Cups, AIG Pierce Purcell Shield, AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield, Donegal Golf Club


GUI releases list of 110 Irish clubs aided by R&A Covid-19 Support Fund

The GUI has released the names of the 110 Irish clubs who will share €600,000 in financial support from the R&A Covid-19 Support Fund. A total of €596,550 will be awarded to 110 small and medium-sized clubs— a success rate of 96 percent — but unlike England Golf, which revealed the amount received by each of the 328 successful applicant clubs there, the amount awarded to each club has not been disclosed “...
Tags: England, ROI, Sport, Golf, Amateur golf, GUI ILGU Clubs, Phil Anderton


Gleneagles to host Senior Open in 2022

The King's Course at Gleneagles. Credit: Gleneagles Gleneagles will host The Senior Open Presented by Rolex for the first time when the iconic Scottish venue welcomes Europe’s only Senior Major Championship in 2022. The King’s Course on the 850-acre Perthshire estate will host the 35th edition of the tournament from July 21–24, 2022, a year after Sunn...
Tags: Europe, Scotland, US, Sport, United Kingdom, Nick Faldo, Golf, Gleneagles, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Padraig Harrington, King, Perthshire, Team USA, Turnberry, Rolex, Bernhard Langer


2020 Bermuda Championship Preview

The post 2020 Bermuda Championship Preview appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. 2020 Bermuda Championship Pre-Tournament Notes Dates: October 26 – November 1, 2020Where: Southampton, BermudaCourse: Port ... Read more. The post 2020 Bermuda Championship Preview appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Sport, Southampton, Golf, Pga Tour, Michigan America


Good start for Yates in Challenge Tour card bid on Alps Tour

Jonathan Yates Naas professional Jonathan Yates made a fast start in his bid to win one of three Challenge Tour cards awarded to the top-three on the Alps Tour money list following this week’s season-ending Italy Alps Open in Rome.The former West of Ireland champion started on the back nine at Golf Nazionale and made an eagle two at the 13th before pi...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Rome, Golf, Northern Ireland, Yates, West of Ireland, JONATHAN YATES, Alps Tour, Jonathan Yates Naas, Stefano Mazzoli, Lucas Vacarisas, Filippo Bergamaschi, Peter Dallat, Italy Alps Open


Irish golf clubs to receive €600K from R and A Covid-19 Support Fund

Cash-strapped Irish golf clubs who successfully applied for help will receive nearly €600,000 in financial support from the R&A Covid-19 Support Fund. A total of €596,550 will be awarded to 110 small and medium-sized clubs— a success rate of 96 percent.Mark Kennelly, CEO of Golf Ireland said: “While there are challenges ahead for golf, the funding supports made possible by The R&A will help those clubs mos...
Tags: ROI, Sport, Golf, Amateur golf, Golf Ireland, Mark Kennelly, GUI ILGU Clubs, Phil Anderton


Use These 7 Golf Tips on Par 5s to Dominate Them

Par 5s are often rated harder holes than par 3s. You don’t have to take golf lessons to figure out why. There’s a lot of ground to cover with these 7 golf tips on par 5s. That leaves room for more bad shots than with par 3s or par 4s. So, high handicap golfers should […] The post Use These 7 Golf Tips on Par 5s to Dominate Them appeared first on How To Break 80 - Ultimate Free Golf Guide.
Tags: Sport, Golf, Golf Articles, Golf Tips, Golf Slicing Tips


Wilson Staff Model CB Irons – A Four-Year Project.

In a world where one-year product cycles are the norm, two-year product cycles can seem refreshingly old fashioned. But the new Wilson Staff Model CB irons represent an update to the – wait for it – four-year-old FG Tour V6s. A four-year product cycle? What in the name of Sam Snead is going on here? Admittedly, the FG Tour V6 is a pretty solid better player’s iron. It was our Most Wanted Player’s Iron in 2017. It slipped to the middle of the pack in 2018 and finished near the bottom in 2019 and ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Wilson, CB, Sam Snead, Jon Pergande Wilson, Pergande, New Golf Releases: New Golf Clubs & More, Golf Club Innovation Manager, Wilson Staff Model CB, Tri Brace Technology, Callaway X Forged CB, Loft Police


The Mines Golf Course Review

The post The Mines Golf Course Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. The Mines Golf Course Review The Mines: Grand Rapids, Michigan Grade: A Teachers' Comments: Challenging, Interesting and Fun The post The Mines Golf Course Review appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
Tags: Sport, Golf, Michigan, Michigan Golf Course Reviews, Michigan America, Mines Golf Course Review


Golfers urged to get skin savvy

This summer, the Slip! Slap! Swing! campaign persuaded golf to ‘get sun savvy’. This autumn the Melanoma Fund is back encouraging golfers to ‘get skin savvy’, by carrying out a monthly skin check to help avoid late detection of melanoma, a problem more prevalent in men.  An animated video featuring ‘Mark the Golfer’ explains how, when and why to check, and most importantly what to look out for, using the A...
Tags: UK, Time, Sport, Golf, Health & Fitness, Michelle Baker, Tony Buckland, Melanoma Fund, Sam Orkar, Elizabeth Blakeway


PGA TOUR VIDEO: 'It's Really Great to Win at Home' for Patrick Cantlay Who Collects 3rd PGA Tour Title at Zozo Championship

PATRICK CANTLAY FIRED A 65 in the final round to win the Zozo Championship at Sherwood Country Club in Thousands Oaks, California. Cantlay finished at 23 under for the week to edge Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas by a stroke. It was Cantlay's third title on the PGA Tour and first in California. "It's really great to win at home," Cantlay said. "I look forward to hopefully winning at Riviera, and anytime you win close to home it just feels a little sweeter. I felt comfortable all week. I like thi...
Tags: Japan, California, Sport, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Pga Tour, Riviera, Woods, Phil, Justin Thomas, The Armchair Golfer, Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay, Cantlay, Zozo Championship at Sherwood Country Club


One Club Fittings? | NPG 63

Some fitters will put you in a full set based off hitting just a 6-iron. Is this effective, or simply a waste of money? 0:37 – Can you fit a full set by just hitting a 6-iron? 9:03 – Love It or Leave It: 9:25 – New Leven Irons 10:44 – Shot Tracking Devices 12:25 – CBD 14:56 – MIM Tech 17:13 – Spikeless Shoes 20:50 – Candy Corn 21:51 – Mental Health Week/Golf Burnout Watch Now Also available on: iTunes Soundcloud and all major podcast apps.   The post One Club Fittings? | NPG 63 app...
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2020 Most Wanted Player’s Irons

INDEPENDENT & UNBIASED MyGolfSpy accepts zero advertising dollars from any of the major golf manufacturers. We believe in always putting #ConsumerFirst. 240 HoursResearched 16,320 ShotsHit ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Irons, Wilson, Taylormade, USGA, Miura, Mizuno, Ben Hogan, Honma, Golf’s Most Wanted: The Best Golfing Equipment, Iron Loft, Scott Golf SG, Miura TC


McIlroy sings tired refrain after 29-birdie week: "I just need to cut out the mistakes"

Rory McIlroy. Picture Getty Images When you make a career-best 29 birdies in 72 holes and finish three shots outside the top 10 and eight behind the winner, it's hard to claim you are in fighting form heading to the Masters.One of Rory McIlroy's biggest problems at Augusta National in recent years has been his inability to eliminate the double-bogey o...
Tags: California, Spain, Sport, United States, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Harry, Jordan Spieth, Majors, McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau, Torrey, Sherwood, Justin Thomas, Thousand Oaks California


Caldwell heads to Cyprus with high hopes after career best finish

Ross McGowan. Picture: Getty Images Clandeboye’s Jonathan Caldwell topped the putting statistics for the second week running to clinch the best finish and the biggest cheque of his career the Italian Open in Brescia.Just a week after finishing tied seventh in the Scottish Championship and declaring his next goal was to record his first top-five, the ...
Tags: England, US, Sport, Cyprus, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Madrid, Martin Kaymer, McDonald, Bangor, McGowan, Ross McGowan, Caldwell, LPGA, Canter


Patrick Cantlay rallies from 4 back to win Zozo Championship at Sherwood

THOUSAND OAKS (AP) -— Patrick Cantlay felt his swing was good enough to take on any shot, and then it was a matter of making putts. He did both exceptionally well Sunday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood Country Club for a victory he felt was overdue. Cantlay rallied from a four-shot deficit and surged into the lead with four birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine. He closed with a 7-under 65 and held on for a one-shot victory over Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas. It was the third victory...
Tags: California, Sports, Spain, Sport, Ap, Soccer, United States, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Las Vegas, Thomas, Anaheim, Mickelson, Rahm