USGA Explains The Slow Greens From The First Two Rounds

Everyone watching the U.S. Open over the weekend had one question and it was very simply, what was up with the slow greens? “It is very hard to think that ne can be able to actually smash the putts during U.S. Open,” Inbee Park said while speaking about the Women’s U.S. Open.…

Bubba Watson Is Back At His Number 3 Position In The World

After taking home the top honors at the Travelers Championship that concluded over the weekend, famed golfer Bubba Watson regained his number 3 slot on the Official World Ranking. Over the past few months Watson’s golfing skills on the course have shown signs of brilliance and it was about…

Park Finally Comfortable With Number 1 Rank

It has taken sometime but Inbee Park is finally comfortable being called the number one ranked female golfer. Before entering Friday’s Championship at Walmart NW Arkansas, Park, for the third time, was on top of the Rolex World Ranking. “The first time that I knew that I was number one,…

Walmart greets Players

The greens at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay got a lot of complaints from spectators and players. However, don’t expect to hear this again, at Pinnacle Country Club. Pete Lis a Manager of Rules and Competition, said that greens look better than ever on the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship…

Open Championship Winner To Receive $1.8 Million

With the Open Championship that is scheduled for next month just around the corner, there have been a bee hive of activities going on so as to ensure that everything actually goes completely well. The organizers of the Open Championship have been working had as well so as to ensure that, unlike the…

Park and Lincicome Rank-Rolex Annika Major Award

Brittany Lincicome is enjoying in her 11th season on the LPGA. She is surrounded by teens on the leaderboard. Several years ago, she also was a teen. As a 20 and 21 years old, she posted top-15 finishes on the money list. But, she never had a start on the season as this one. She won ANA Inspiration.…

4 Types of Golf Courses

Golf courses are of many types. Here we have tried to explain few of them.  Link Courses: this type of course is famous in UK. This type pf course will contain undulating fairways, deep bunkers, few tress and sand dunes. Most famous linked courses are found in Scotland or in Ireland.  Parkland…

Kingsmill Championship

After 4 close calls, before 2014 Kingsmill Championship, Lizette Salas became a championship. This year, she is a defending champion. She wants to repeat the success of Cristie Kerr, who won her second (2009) and third (2013) championship. Recently Salas announced that this championship make her…

The Masters Rounds 1 and 2 Schedule Released

The Masters, this year's first major championship, will commence Thursday morning at Augusta National with honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player striking ceremonial tee shots at 7:40 a.m. The first tee time is set at 7:45 a.m. The field has 98 players, with Charley…

Survey reveals Rory McIlroy will not win the Masters

According to the results picked up by an ESPN.com survey of 103 golf professionals, 21 of whom were major champions, just 27 percent of them think the world number 1 Rory McIlroy will finish the career grand slam by prevailing the Masters this week. But the 25-year-old has to look at the bright side…

The Chinese Invasion in Golf

One of the largest communist nations in the world China has taken a stance against the millionaires’ game of golf. President Xi Jinping has been famous for curbing all the malpractices and corruption related to prostitution, drug use, gambling, black money, etc. He has now turned his mind…

Arnold Palmer Says Confidence Is Very Important For Tiger’s Game

Get ready to see Arnold Palmer at the masters this year. That said he is not sure on whether or not golf legend Tiger Woods will be present during the event. Last week the celebrated golfer gave Arnold Palmer a call stating that he will not be able to participate in this year’s Arnold Palmer…

For me, Rory Mcilroy is sportsman of the year

Tiger Woods was the best golf player in the world. But, this is history. He was sportsman of the year in 1996. Today there are many young golf players that are even better than this legend! One of them is Rory Mcilroy. In 2014 he won the PGA Championship at Valhalla, British Open at Royal Liverpool,…

Phoenix’s 16th hole

The 16th hole of the Phoenix Open has now been transformed into a no fun area, although that fun was going a bit too far. Hole number 16 is known as the rowdiest spot in the entire circuit, this probably happens because it’s rely close to the playing field and this kind of attitude has been…

Rickie Fowler to play in Irish Open at Royal County Down

American star golfer, Rickie Fowler has announced his participation for the Irish open at Royal County Down next year in May. Fowler who managed top-five finishes in all four majors this year, is a friend of world number one and Co Down man Rory Mcllroy. Their friendship was sparked off when they…

International Golfing

This past week, the European Golf Tour started with the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Last year’s tournament was spectacular and so far this year’s has started off with a bang as well. Thomas Bjorn from Denmark shot a 7-under 65 last year and started out this year with 2 shots better. He is…

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Lorie Kane inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame 

Lorie Kane, 51, was inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame in March this year and the ceremony was held last Tuesday evening. The distinction comes after her 26th straight participation at the Canadian Open last week. Lorie started playing professionally in 1993 and joined the LPGA Tour in 1996.…

Jason Day Decides to Skip the Olympics this Year

Jason Day, one of the best and most successful golfers in the world, announced on Tuesday that he would not be taking part in the upcoming Olympics competition due to the outbreak of Zika virus in South America. This is the second golf star, after Rory McIlroy, to announce that he will not be taking…

What happened to Spieth at the Masters?

Some get to cry and others get to celebrate. But to Jordan Spieth, there is a lot to take in as he went horribly wrong at the Masters. He lost his chance of becoming the first back-to-back Masters winner since Tiger Woods in 2001 and 2002. Everything seemed glorious for him until something went…

Rio de Janeiro's new Olympic golf course

Golf enthusiasts have reason to celebrate this year’s Olympics in Rio; this will be the first time in 112 years that the sport has been included in the games. This should make for gripping television and new international promotional opportunities for golf. However, this has not all been a…

Jordan Spieth plays 7 tournaments in 7 countries

Jordan Spieth is a US professional golfer and ranks number one in the world. He won the 2015 Masters Tournament and $1.8 million in prize money. He is the second youngest golfer to win the Masters. He also won the 2015 U.S. Open, the 2015 Tour Championship, and the 2015 FedEx Cup. This year, 2016,…

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Sports Related Brain Injuries on the Rise in Children & Hockey Leads the Way

There is an increase in the number of incidents of brain damage diagnosed in the past few years. A report was released recently by a trusted institute sighting how sports related visits to the emergency rooms are on the rise. A sample of children between the ages of nine and seventeen was taken in a…

Two American and two Canadian entries for Women Golf at Rio

Golf is back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. All competing countries have two women entries except the US which has three. Canadians Alena Sharp and Brooke Henderson will represent their country at the Rio Games. Sharp, ranked 81st by Rolex ranking turned professional in 2003,…

Alena Sharp’s career in women’s golf

Alena Sharp is a professional golfer. She originates from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and she began golfing at the age of 10. She joined the women’s golf team at the New Mexico State University. She became a professional player in 2003, when she played two seasons of the Future Tour along with…