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5:28 PM ET Phil Mickelson has been planning a move to Florida, and now he has a place to play golf there, too. Mickelson said on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Monday that he is joining Michael Jordan‘s exclusive “The Grove XXIII” club, which opened last fall in South Florida. Mickelson, 49, said he and
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Editor’s note: In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature and journalism we’ve ever published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. Sam Snead was born the last of six children in the hills of Virginia near Hot
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5:14 PM ET The PGA Tour’s first rescheduled tournament is now a month away, and the mayor of the city that is set to host a spectator-less event is confident the long-time Colonial Country Club tourney will proceed with the proper safety measures in place. Betsy Price, the mayor of Fort Worth, Texas, told ESPN
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2:02 PM ET A $10 million donation to coronavirus relief efforts is part of the plan unveiled Thursday for the “The Match: Champions for Charity,” to be played May 24 at the Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. Turner Sports made the announcement of the donation that will accompany the previously announced extension of
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Editor’s note: In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we’re revisiting the best literature and journalism we’ve ever published. Each entry includes an introduction that celebrates the author or puts in context the story. Catch up on earlier installments. The first full week in April 1995, when Arkansas investment banker Jackson T. Stephens was in
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6:10 PM ET Augusta National has made a sizable donation to a local food bank that includes 50,000 bags of potato chips that would have been sold at the postponed Masters Tournament. According to the Augusta Chronicle, the club donated approximately 2,000 pounds of produce, bread and dairy items along with the potato chips to
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Just a day after essentially cautioning his state’s golfers that playing golf would be breaking the law, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker immediately opened the state’s 377 golf courses on Thursday, making the Bay State the last of the 50 states to schedule the reopening of golf in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Massachusetts’ golf
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1:31 PM ET The framework of how the PGA Tour will proceed with its planned resumption of play next month is taking shape as players are being updated on how coronavirus testing and other aspects associated with tournament play will work. Although nothing is official, the tour is looking at having players self-test for the
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11:00 AM ET Charlotte GibsonESPN LPGA Tour star Michelle Wie West, who has been out since last June with a wrist injury and is expecting her first child this summer, said she could return to competitive golf later this year. The rescheduled U.S. Women’s Open has given Wie West, 30, something to shoot for. Originally
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11:38 AM ET Two more international golf tournaments for amateurs have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Golf Federation says the World Amateur Team Championships for men and women — scheduled over two weeks in October in Singapore — have been scratched. The tournament dates to 1958. It was moved in February
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This is our first Low Gross vs. Low Net debate, pitting two passionate golfers with differing ball flights and opinions on the game: scratch golfer and Golf Digest editorial director Max Adler against 12-handicap (or thereabouts) digital editorial director Sam Weinman. Today’s question relates to the PGA Tour’s planned return to competition in June, albeit
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3:10 PM ET Associated Press The European Tour is going virtual until it can resume tournaments put on hold because of the coronavirus. Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer, Mike Lorenzo Vera and Joost Luiten will compete from their homes in the BMW Indoor Invitational. It consists of five 18-hole rounds at some of the tour’s most
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