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LIV Golf Invitational Series: Why players are taking ‘colossal’ money to join Saudi-backed circuit |  Golf News

LIV Golf Invitational Series: Why players are taking ‘colossal’ money to join Saudi-backed circuit | Golf News

Paul McGinley Golf Columnist Paul Casey became the latest former Ryder Cup player to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series this week; Paul McGinley reflects on the impact the Saudi-funded circuit is having on the global game and explains further possible changes within the sport going forward. Last Updated: 04/07/22 6:53am Please use Chrome browser …

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The compelling story behind one of golf’s most entertaining books |  Golf News and Tour Information

The compelling story behind one of golf’s most entertaining books | Golf News and Tour Information

In the summer of 1999, Mark Frost, co-creator of the groundbreaking TV series “Twin Peaks,” was flying from Los Angeles to New York. He and his agent, Ed Victor, were on their way to play golf at a few historic courses on Long Island, including Shinnecock Hills and National Golf Links. During the long flight, …

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Golf trips to top British courses are selling out this year and next

Golf trips to top British courses are selling out this year and next

Travelers planning a golfing vacation to prestigious courses in the United Kingdom may need to act fast. Some of the UK’s top venues are selling out, not just this year, but for spots — or tee times — in 2023, due in part to growing confidence in international travel among wealthy Americans. Travelers are attracted …

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Meronk first Polish winner on European tour with Irish win |  Golf

Meronk first Polish winner on European tour with Irish win | Golf

AP THOMASTOWN, Ireland (AP) — Adrian Meronk became Poland’s first winner on the European tour Sunday with a superb closing stretch at Mount Juliet for a 6-under 66 and a three-shot victory in the Irish Open. Meronk was one shot behind Ryan Fox of New Zealand with four holes remaining when he went birdie-birdie-eagle to …

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Duncan Golf ready for High School National Invitational |  Sports

Duncan Golf ready for High School National Invitational | Sports

Winning a State Championship is a highlight for the Duncan Demons golf team but they are now ready to compete in the High School National Invitational on July 11-13 at the legendary Pinehurst Resort. Duncan head coach Stephen Thomas knew about the tournament, which began officially in 2019 from a fellow coach at Walters High …

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Kentucky’s PGA Barbasol golf tournament precedes British Open

Kentucky’s PGA Barbasol golf tournament precedes British Open

It might be difficult to follow last year’s dramatic six-hole playoff, but the seventh PGA Barbasol Championship will give it a try this week at the Champions at Keene Trace. “We’re in a good spot,” tournament director Darren Nelson said last week. In fact, there are some new twists to this year’s event, starting with …

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Collin Morikawa soars to top of US Open leaderboard with 4-under 66;  tied with Joel Dahmen after 2 rounds

Collin Morikawa soars to top of US Open leaderboard with 4-under 66; tied with Joel Dahmen after 2 rounds

BROOKLINE, Mass. — For every Collin Morikawa and his back-to-back years winning a major is a Joel Dahmen, who only four years ago would have been thrilled to even play in one. Jon Rahm is the defending US Open champion, one shot out of the lead. He will be playing on the weekend at The …

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Local golf: Leading after first round, Luke Phillips looking for first Westwood victory since 2018 |  Sports

Local golf: Leading after first round, Luke Phillips looking for first Westwood victory since 2018 | Sports

After back-to-back runner-up finishes, Luke Phillips played Saturday like a golfer who wanted his championship flight trophy back. Phillips shot a 9-under-par 61 that included a pair of eagles to take a 3-stroke lead after the first round of the 47th Westwood Invitational. The 36-year-old, who won the championship flight in 2018 and finished second …

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