Golf News for February 16, 2017

Wild Golf Reimagines the Ancient Game as a Contact Sport – See the video. This recalls our dream of golfing the length of the Appalachian Trail…

Is Golf Ready for the Innovative World Super 6 Perth format? – Sounds like Ranked Choice Voting to us… Golf ain’t broke, so let’s not try and fix it.

Confusion Over 2020 Golf Venue Dates Back to Bid: Report – Problems surrounding the venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics golf events, which does not allow full membership for women, stem from documents prepared for the original bid, a Japanese media report said on Wednesday.

This Week at Riviera Country Club Offers a Preview of the 117th U.S. Amateur Championship – The U.S. Amateur returns to Southern California for the first time in 41 years this August when Riviera Country Club hosts the 117th playing.

Golf Greats to Host 2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard – Peter Jacobsen, Graeme McDowell, Annika Sörenstam and Curtis Strange will join former Secretary of Homeland Security and family friend Tom Ridge to host the 39th Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, taking place in Orlando March 16-19.

Golf Tip: Play Out Positive Scenarios for Better Results – In golf, as in life, it is essentially an evolutionary mechanism that allows us to imagine consequences before they actually happen.

Golf’s Governing Bodies Fooling Nobody About Distance – “Change the frigging golf ball,” Jack Nicklaus said at last year’s Masters. “The golf ball goes so far, Augusta National is about the only place, the only golf course in the world that financially can afford to make the changes that they have to make to keep up with the golf ball.”

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