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Tiger Woods Drops Out Of World Golf Rankings Top 1000 For First Time In Career

For the first time in his career, Tiger Woods is not among the top 1,000 golfers on the planet, according to the latest edition of the World Golf Rankings. The new men’s standings were released today and had Woods coming in at the 1,005th position. Per Will Gray of Golf Channel, when Woods earned his first amateur points in 1994, the lowest ranking he received was 730. For a majority of his professional career, the 41-year old golfer has sat at or near the top of the rankings. Woods had spent an impressive 683 weeks at number one throughout his professional career. The report goes on to...

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The US Open Returns 2024

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2014 US Open – Where do you stay????

There are still reasonable lodging facilities available for the US Open in Pinehurst this year. You just need to look. One of the  problems is that many viewers have purchased day tickets and most of the accommodations are based on a 7 night minimum. If you are looking to stay close, as in right across the street, Legacy Golf Packages has plenty of condominiums available: and the prices are very reasonable, providing you are here for the week. If you are in need of lodging, please let us know. We have 1 – 3 bedroom condos available as well as a few more 4 bedroom homes. All within...

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Taylor Made Introduces Non-Conforming Clubs, Sun Still Expected To Set In The West

Brendan Mohler reports from the PGA Show floor on Taylor Made’s discreetly launched starter clubs, a major break from the tiresome resistance major manufacturers have had in resisting the release of non-Rules of Golf conforming equipment. In this case, the non-conforming label is meaningless as the clubs are designed to appeal to a beginners and fans of Star Trek, The Next Generation. The set includes four clubs — driver, iron, wedge and putter — that are meant to strike a larger-than-normal golf ball, with the end goal of holing the ball inside a 15-inch cup. Benoit...

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Winter Play: What you won’t need in the Village of Pinehurst, NC

Home / Golf Buzz / Stay Warm This Winter With These Golf Attire Tips Stay Warm This Winter With These Golf Attire Tips Posted by: The Golf Drill Guru As the cold weather fast approaches, now is the perfect time to get your winter golfing wardrobe ready for the big chill. As a Canadian, we know how to survive some of coldest golf outings Mother Nature can throw at you. From waterproofs to base layer clothing, there are a great range of golf clothing and accessories available to keep you warm and protected on the green/brown this season.  Ever golfed in snow? We have, and we’ll show you how...

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Preparing For History

Pinehurst and the surrounding areas ready for historical back-to-back U.S. Opens By Frank GiordanoThe moment Justin Rose’s final putt dropped at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion, the Village of  Pinehurst’s tourism, golf, hospitality and dining establishments shifted into high gear. For the first time in history the USGA is conducting both the Men’s and Women’s U.S. Opens on the same course, Pinehurst #2, on consecutive weeks, in June, 2014.According to Caleb Miles, the CEO of the Convention & Visitors Bureau for the Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen areas, the magnitude of that...

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Hadley Wins Tournament, Lee Williams wins a card

Hadley wins tournament, Lee Williams wins a card (AP Photo/Ben Margot) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer   PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Chesson Hadley won the Web.com Tour Championship. John Peterson won a trip back to the TPC Sawgrass to play in a far bigger tournament. Lee Williams felt like the biggest winner of them all Sunday. Needing a birdie on the 18th hole to have any chance of a PGA Tour card, Williams rapped a 55-foot birdie putt over the ridge and into the cup for a 69. Andres Gonzalez, playing in the same group, gave him a high-five and then missed a 12-foot birdie putt that...

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Kevin Markham on 8 Naff Golf Cliches~

8 Naff Golf Cliches By Kevin Markham Copyright © Kevin Markham. All rights reserved. Used with permission. GOLF HAS MORE CLICHES THAN YOU can shake a stick at. Some are naff, some are incredibly naff. Here are my top eight. Beware if all 14 see action. (Kevin Markham) 1. You’ll use every club in the bag. Used to describe a golf course. If you’re rubbish then yes, you’ll probably use every club in your bag … and a shovel. If you’re any good, you will be too focused to notice. Naffness: 9/10 2. I left a few putts out there. Ah, no you didn’t. You finished...

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Play Like The Pros

Play Like The Pros PLAY GOLF COURSES LIKE THE PGA TOUR PROS EACH WEEK Play Like The Pros This Week at The PGA Tour’s First FedExCup Playoff Venue – Liberty National   Liberty National HB3333 Tee-To-Green Personality Score This week is the first round of the PGA Tour‘s Fed Ex Cup Playoffs atThe Barclays in Jersey City, NJ.  The host course for this weeks event is Liberty National.  Liberty National has been renovated since it last hosted this event in 2009.  Before renovations the course played very firm and there were concerns that the greens were not receptive enough.  The renovation...

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Thank you Ping!!

There IS some good left in the world !!!!    PING Golf Clubs I think this is something that all golfers should be aware of. In fact, I think all Americans should be aware of this. According to snopes.com this story is true. THANK YOU, PING This isn’t a joke or cartoon; just something interesting to know . . . you may want to forward this on to others. On Monday, I played the Disney, Lake Buena Vista course. As usual the starters matched me with three other players. After a few holes we began to get to know each other a bit. One fellow was rather young and had his wife riding along in...

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