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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...
Golfing Greener

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...
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Louis Dobbelaar - Men's 2021 Australian Amateur Golf Champion

Feb 15

The Australian Amateur
In 1894 the Melbourne Golf Club founded the "Victorian Golf Cup", open to all amateurs in Australasia. The first competitio...
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Snow covers St Andrews; Coldest Night in 74 Years. Plus "Robust Plans" for The Open

Feb 11

Weather warning: Coldest night in 74 years
St Andrews Links Live Webcam
The Old Course has been closed for much of the week due to the weather.
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The Open at Royal St Georges, July 11-18 2021

Feb 4

2021 Open Championship
The 149th Open,  Royal St George's  11-18 July 2021
In 2021 The Open will return to Royal St George’s for the first time s...