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AT&T Byron Nelson 2021: PGA TOUR 13-16 May, Texas - History and more

May 11

PGA TOUR 2021 - AT&T Byron Nelson - 13-16 May
The tournament that is now the AT&T Byron Nelson was first held in 1944, then as the Texas V...

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R&A, St Andrews Tribute to Seve Ballesteros

May 8

R&A, St Andrews Tribute to Seve Ballesteros
From The Open:
St Andrews West Sands was the venue for a special tribute to the great Seve Balles...

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Lost Alister MacKenzie-designed golf course uncovered during lockdown, in Wales

May 7

 
Lost Alister MacKenzie-designed golf course uncovered during lockdown
Chris Powell "always knew it was there".  However it was only when the lo...

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The History of Caddies at the Masters

Apr 5

History of Caddies at the Masters
From the The Augusta Chronicle:
"It was a changing time": Caddie conversion in 1982 sends Masters down new path...

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Golf Hit by Pandemic - Closing The Players in 2020

Mar 10

Inside the Day that Golf Stood Still
In the video above, Ryan Lavner tells how Jay Monahan and the PGA Tour arrived at the decision to close down ...

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Early Women Golfers - For International Womens Day

Mar 9

Yesterday was International Women's Day,  and on the LPGA site Ron Sirak gives thought to a couple of developments for women in golf, in the golfin...

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The re-greening of Royal St George's, host of The Open in 2021

Mar 6

The Royal St George's, hosting the Open in 2021, is re-greened with plants and wildlife
From CNN Sports/ Golf Sustainability:

Ten years ago fol...

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"Brutal" and "A Beast of a Course" - The Concession, & WGC Leaderboard

Feb 26

World Golf Championships 2021: WGC-Workday at The Concession
One of the world's greatest, "brutal", "a beast of a course"
From: Golf's Greatest C...

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The Los Angeles Open - The Origins of Genesis

Feb 18

Origins of the Genesis Invitational
The Genesis Invitational was first played as the Los Angeles Open, in 1926, 95 years ago.
The Los Angeles Ope...

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Old film of Kooyonga Golf Club in the 1930s

Feb 15

Kooyonga Golf Club is located just 15 minutes from Adelaide's CBD.  It was laid out in the early 1920s, hosting a country championship in August 19...