Hole-in-One at Barren View — Nate Mugford recorded his first ever hole-in-one on Tuesday playing at Barren View Golf Club. He aced the 129-yard second hole using a pitching wedge.
Newry reduces golf course assessment — The Sunday River Country Club has had its land value decreased by $1.3 million by the town’s assessor, according to town officials.
Mother’s Day and golf are linked — “What does Mother’s Day have to do with golf? John Wanamaker helped Anna Jarvis organize in 1908 “the first official Mother’s Day celebration at a Methodist church in Grafton, West Va.” Recognize his name? Each year, the Wanamaker Trophy is awarded to the last major champion of the year.”
Spirituality center tees up for golf retreat — Always able to appreciate the spiritual side of the game, we would eagerly attend more retreats if golf were involved.
How long must a hole-in-one be to count? — If you’re playing from a recognized teeing ground on a correctly measured hole with a definite yardage, it doesn’t matter if the hole is 430 or 65 yards. We haven’t had our first hole-in-one yet. Have you?
How many golf balls do tour pros carry? You might be surprised — With 29 balls in the water at the 17th Island Green on Friday, this is a timely question to ask.
How to watch a tour event, by the PGA champ’s wife — And the mother of their children!
Opinion: Singh on the Stadium Scent — “The notion of new commissioner Jay Monahan presenting the Tour’s most prestigious trophy to a man the organization has been at legal war with for years is titillating.”
Confirmed: PGA Tour pros hate the USGA — “We interact with the USGA once a year at the U.S. Open, which from our view is usually a debacle. Five or six things that feel ridiculously unfair are guaranteed to happen to you that week, like losing a ball in the rough one yard off the fairway, or seeing your stopped ball suddenly roll 30 feet off a green. Unless you’re the guy holding the trophy at the end, you leave bitter.” The author’s name is a wee bit suspect…
The Lasting Legacy of Women’s Golf at Pebble Beach — This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the pioneering women’s golf played at Pebble Beach Golf Links — going back to when it was known as the Pebble Beach Course at Del Monte Golf and Country Club.
A collection of golf swings from women champions of the past. Mickey Wright, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Patty Berg, Kathy Whitworth, Nancy Lopez, Joanne Carner and more.