Golf News for March 3, 2017

Simon Hobday as seen with the trophy after winning the 1994 U.S. Senior Open Championship at Pinehurst (Copyright USGA/Robert Walker)
Simon Hobday as seen with the trophy after winning the 1994 U.S. Senior Open Championship at Pinehurst (Copyright USGA/Robert Walker)

1994 U.S. Senior Open Champion Simon Hobday Dies — “I’ll go with the flow, and there will be plenty flowing. You can bet on it.”

Tricky trees to make for unique week in Mexico — “It is very narrow,” world No. 1 Dustin Johnson said before detailing his strategy this week of severely curtailing his use of the driver, normally his best club in the bag.

Major Proposed Changes — All the golf world is abuzz with talk of the proposed changes. The USGA provides a detailed look at each proposal, scheduled to go into effect in 2019.

Summer Golf Course Intern — Country Club in Boothbay, Maine is looking for a Summer Golf Course Intern.

5 Things Not to Do When Bringing Music to the Golf Course — We started hearing music on the course in Maine last summer. As music lovers, it caught our attention. As golf lovers, it distracted us. Will we have to bring our own music this summer to fight fire with fire?

Even New Courses Need To Address Water Use Issues — A Case Study: During a recent bunker renovation, native areas at The Stock Farm were expanded. The project improved playing conditions and helped save water.

And Now For Something Completely Different: THE GRASS IS ALWAYS SCREAMER – Golf Course Aerating Machines Are Terrifying And Mesmerizing [VIDEO] — Aerating golf greens helps keep the playing surfaces in good shape, but honestly, we’re stunned that a Bond villain hasn’t used an aerator as a instrument of pain yet, because, uh, look at this thing.

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