Operator of Sunday River Golf Club will refund memberships bought before property dispute — Bath-based Harris Golf Inc., the developer of Sunday River Golf Club in Newry, said it will provide refunds to the roughly 30 golfers who purchased memberships before a property dispute raised questions about the award-winning golf venue’s ownership.
Lydia Ko and her newest caddie split after just nine events — In a little more than three years, Ko has gone through nine caddies. Former coach David Leadbetter said Ko’s parents are heavily involved in her career. “They tell her when to go to bed, what to eat, what to wear, when to practice and what to practice,” he said. “And they expect her to win every tournament. They are good people, who love their daughter and want the very best for her … but they are naive about golf.”
Poulter comes up short of regaining card at Heritage — The feisty Brit needs to win $31,000 next weekend in Texas, or it’s back to Q-School!
New documentary highlights how golf can help autistic children — A new documentary, “Voices from the Outside,” highlights how golf can help kids with autism. The documentary profiles three families who are part of the Brooklyn Junior Autistic Golfers Academy, which provides interactive golf lessons for children on the autism spectrum. “Through the experiences that these autistic children had at the BJAGA, they are able to take their perceptions and inner conversations and reshape them.”
As golf world looks forward to simplified rules, a look at some of the 30 proposed changes — Golf rules are complicated for somewhat the same reason the U.S. tax code is complicated. People tend to look for ways to gain an advantage. In fact, the USGA annually puts out a separate book titled “Decisions on the Rules of Golf” that explains difficult situations. It’s generally 500 pages long, because, you know, stuff happens.
We wonder if local rules apply if one’s ball come to rest in the pouch of a kanga?