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  • Hate messages flood wrong Pa. golf course after 'racial' incident makes national headlines

    04/24/2018 5:52:36 PM PDT · by lightman · 45 replies ^ | 24 April A.D. 2018 | Christine Vendel
    The story of five black women who were asked to leave a York County golf course for reportedly playing too slowly is making headlines and causing outrage across the country. The group of regular golfers said they were confronted at the second hole by Steve Chronister, one of the owners of the Grandview Golf Course and a former county commissioner, who accused them of lagging and offered to refund their money if they would leave. They were the only African Americans or all-female groups on the course in Dover Township, according to Sandra Thompson, who posted a detailed account of...
  • Angry Goose Attacks High School Golfer, Knocks Him to Ground

    04/24/2018 8:19:42 AM PDT · by ETL · 76 replies ^ | Apr 24, 2018
    A mama goose in a "fowl" mood went after a high school golfer in Michigan, knocking him to the ground for getting a little too close to her nest. The teen, Isaac Couling, suffered no serious injuries in the attack, but the photos - aired Tuesday morning on "Fox & Friends First" - have quickly gone viral.
  • Don't like Patrick Reed winning the Masters? Deal with it

    04/09/2018 10:03:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 83 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 8, 2018 | Dan Wetzel
    Patrick Reed had two putts for par, two putts on the 18th green, two putts to win the Masters. He was sitting at 15-under, he had held Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and everyone else off for going on three days. He was 24 feet away with an opportunity to lag it, then tap it, then slip on a green jacket. The throng around the 18th here at Augusta National sat politely but when his first putt slipped by the hole leaving him a slightly tricky 4-footer, they began a murmur that built into a consensus, not of dread that he...
  • VIDEO: PGA Golfer Gets Hole in One During Masters Par 3 Contest Then Snaps Ankle While Celebrating

    04/04/2018 3:47:58 PM PDT · by savedbygrace · 38 replies
    True Pundit ^ | April 4, 2018 | admin
    Let’s hope Tony Finau is alright. The American PGA golfer scored a rare hole in one Wednesday at a Masters contest and then dislocated his ankle while celebrating. Finau is scheduled to partake in his first Masters Tournament beginning tomorrow.
  • Opinion: Tiger Woods no longer dominant, and that's OK

    04/06/2018 6:45:33 PM PDT · by C19fan · 67 replies
    AP ^ | April 6, 2018 | Paul Newberry
    hen Tiger Woods knocked one into the water at Amen Corner for the second day in a row, he headed off toward the Nelson Bridge while his two playing partners took a more familiar route to the 12th green over the Hogan Bridge. In a sense, those divergent paths were the perfect analogy for where Woods is at this stage of his career. He might add another major title to his amazing record. Maybe even two. But he's not catching Jack Nicklaus, and his days of dominating on the PGA Tour are done.
  • Tony Finau’s Masters dream is about much more than playing through a freak injury

    04/06/2018 6:44:57 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 24 replies ^ | 4/6/18 | Brendan Porath
    (snip) -- Tony Finau said his opening round 68 was a “miracle” given the pain from a nasty injury …….. during the par-3 contest. But just getting here was an improbable, inspiring story. Tony Finau turned down the one invite every golfer, from the best pros to high handicap scrubs, covets the most. He took a pass on playing Augusta National. “I’ve had opportunities to play Augusta, whether it be from a caddie, a member, to go watch as a kid,” he told me. “I’ve had opportunities to step foot on the grounds and play Augusta and watch the Masters....
  • Tiger Woods'' Ex-GF Threatened Over NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) [ed]

    04/04/2018 6:42:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    TMZ ^ | April 2, 2018 | Staff
    Tiger Woods got his ex-girlfriend Kristin Smith to sign a non-disclosure agreement to make sure she kept her mouth shut about their nuclear breakup ... but she wants out of their deal -- and now they're locked in a nasty legal war. TMZ Sports has learned ... Woods and Smith (who dated from 2015 to 2017) are currently in arbitration -- and sources familiar with the situation tell us it's all over a non-disclosure agreement. We're told Smith believes Woods cheated on her in 2017 and that's what ended their relationship. To save himself from another embarrassing sex-fueled PR nightmare,...
  • Tiger Woods is now the favorite to win the 2018 Masters

    03/15/2018 12:06:20 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    SB Nation ^ | February 15, 2018 | Brendan Porath
    With the Masters starting in just three weeks, the oddsmakers favorite to win the green jacket is now Tiger Woods. These odds are for the 2018 Masters, to be clear. The move into solo position with the lowest odds for Augusta came on Thursday morning. Woods had an 8:23 a.m. ET tee time at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and he’s spent much of the morning sharing the lead at Bay Hill. Woods went out with a 3-under 33 on the course’s back nine, his best opening nine score at this event since 2007.
  • Newsweek: Trump Spent one-third of his Presidency at his own Properties, Golfed More than Obama

    03/14/2018 10:55:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Josh Saul
    President Donald Trump has now spent almost one-third of his time in office at his own properties and has played more golf than President Obama over the same period. The president has visited one of his properties on 112 days of his presidency, according to a count NBC News updated Wednesday in the midst of Trump's 10-day Christmas vacation at Mar-a-Lago—his private club in Palm Beach. U.S. taxpayers paid $6.6 million in airfare alone this year for Trump’s frequent trips to Mar-a-Lago, according to U.S. Air Force records. Trump also spent part or all of about 40 days at his...
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    02/03/2018 1:08:28 PM PST · by CLASSYREEE · 72 replies
  • For the Love of the Game: Hawaiian Man Spends Potentially Last Moments on Earth Golfing

    01/13/2018 6:49:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | January 13, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    "Golf is a good walk spoiled," American author Mark Twain is credited as saying. Golf, a game as beautiful as it is frustrating, is played daily by thousands of men and women. Time and time again, a good golf round is ruined by slow play, a call from a spouse demanding their loved one home, or inclement weather. But for one Hawaiian man, absolutely nothing could get in the way of finishing his round, not even a potential ballistic missile strike.Alohi Gardner of Honolulu, Hawaii tweeted a video taken by her father, right after the entire state received a mass...
  • Football team’s stay at Doral resort could bolster lawsuit targeting Trump

    01/09/2018 8:52:53 AM PST · by dirtboy · 18 replies
    Wash Post via ^ | 1/9/2017 | Jonathan O'Connell
    A week-long stay by the University of Wisconsin football team at a Florida resort owned by President Trump is providing new potential fodder for a lawsuit alleging that the president's private business has put him in violation of the Constitution. During a visit to Miami to play in last month's Orange Bowl, the University of Wisconsin — a public university — put up about 250 players, athletic department staff, senior university officials and board members at the Trump National Doral golf resort. The university's stay may provide new ammunition to the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, which...
  • Trump is hosting a golf outing for US Coast Guard service members (Friday 29 Dec 17)

    12/29/2017 12:56:18 PM PST · by xzins · 38 replies ^ | 29 Dec 17 | Jay LeBlanc
    Updated 2 Hours Ago President Trump is hosting a golf outing for U.S. Coast Guard service members Friday at his course in West Palm Beach, Florida. The president invited about 60 service members from Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet to play at Trump International Golf Course. The president will also provide lunch for the service members. "These brave men and women patrol the waterways near Palm Beach and Mar-a-Lago everyday," Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley said in a statement. "The President wanted to thank these service members personally for their service to this nation."
  • Secret golfing life of Barack Obama

    12/27/2017 8:43:52 PM PST · by Frankusa · 31 replies
    ESPN ^ | Oct 3, 2012 | Don Van Natta Jr
    It is the first Sunday morning in May 2011... It is Barack Obama's 66th round of golf as president, and as usual, the media and the public aren't invited. Like nearly all of Obama's previous outings, the only witnesses are his playing partners -- a trio of White House staffers -- and a platoon of Secret Service agents... The press corps is forbidden from following the president from hole to hole or even taking his photograph on the course... No president has done more to keep his game a secret. During the 104 rounds Obama has played as president, photographers...
  • Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet

    12/26/2017 5:19:41 PM PST · by mdittmar · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dec 26, 2017 | BENJAMIN SIEGEL
    President Donald Trump returned to the golf course Tuesday for his third round while on vacation in Palm Beach, one day after tweeting he’d be “back to work in order to Make America Great Again” on Christmas Day.
  • Trump Resort in Ireland Will Build Seawalls to Protect Against Climate Change

    12/22/2017 11:35:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | December 22, 2017 | By Alexa Lardieri
    President Donald Trump’s golf resort will build two seawalls to protect three holes on the golf course from rising sea levels and water erosion. President Donald Trump will finally get the wall he's after. However, it won't be along the U.S.-Mexico border. An Irish council on Thursday granted approval for a wall to be built around part of Trump's golf course in Doonbeg, Ireland to protect it from water erosion. Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Ireland previously applied to the Clare County Council for a continuous 1.7-mile long wall, but withdrew the application last year. Now, the resort will...
  • Racist Trees Separating Golf Course From Black Neighborhood Will Come Down

    12/20/2017 8:47:01 AM PST · by PBRCat · 42 replies
    Many longtime residents of the neighborhood previously told the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun they believed the trees were planted for racist reasons in the 1960s, and remained a lasting remnant of the history of segregation in the city. Residents said the invasive tamarisks, which block views of the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and San Jacinto mountains, have artificially depressed property values and prevented black families from accumulating wealth in their property over the past half century.
  • California city promises to remove 50-foot-tall ‘racist’ trees planted in the 1960s (tr)

    12/20/2017 12:16:24 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 20, 2017 | DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    A row of 'racist' trees standing between an African-American neighborhood and a city golf course will be removed, local officials in Palm Springs, California, told neighborhood residents. On Sunday, Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon told residents of the historically black Crossley Tract neighborhood that the city would remove the line of tamarisk trees and a chain link fence that runs between the neighborhood and the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, reports the Desert Sun. The decision to remove the trees and fence comes after neighborhood residents complained that the 50-foot tall tamarisk trees — an invasive species that blocks views of...
  • 'Racist' trees separating a black neighborhood from a golf course will come down

    12/19/2017 10:48:29 AM PST · by Zakeet · 123 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | December 18, 2017 | Corinne S Kennedy
    Palm Springs [California] will remove a row of trees blocking a historically African-American neighborhood from a city-owned golf course. [Snip] Many longtime residents of the neighborhood previously told the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun they believed the trees were planted for racist reasons in the 1960s, and remained a lasting remnant of the history of segregation in the city. Residents said the invasive tamarisks, which block views of the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and San Jacinto mountains, have artificially depressed property values and prevented black families from accumulating wealth in their property over the past half century.
  • The best shots of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season, by club [Golf Ping]

    12/14/2017 12:11:48 PM PST · by Zuben Elgenubi · 20 replies ^ | December 13, 2017 | Doug Ferguson
    Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range. Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star.One way to look back on 2017 is through every club in the bag. The shots weren’t necessarily the best, but they helped shape the year.• • •DRIVER: Moments after Dustin Johnson made a birdie putt to force a sudden-death playoff at the Northern Trust, he effectively ended it with one swing . CBS analyst Nick...