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Golf participation is booming as coronavirus lingers

Golf participation is booming, and total rounds played this year in the United States are on pace to be as much as 10 percent higher than in 2019. Those extra rounds have been a boon for course operators and, in the past two months at least, equipment companies as a whole.   A substantial amount of those...

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Luke Donald

PGA Tour stars provide coronavirus relief via virtual lesson tee

Kudos to 2013 FOG Honoree Luke Donald for freely sharing his insights into the game for the benefit of golfers of all ages.   Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington take to social media during the pandemic to share their insights on golf. For their large and growing number of followers, the game might even be just a...

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Pepperdine Men's Golf

Pepperdine Men’s Golf Qualifies For NCAA Championships

May 15, 2019, AUSTIN, Texas – The Pepperdine men’s golf team is headed to the NCAA Championships for the 10th time in program history as the Waves earned a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Austin Regional on Wednesday.   The Waves got off to a great start with Monday’s first round, and that largely turned out to...

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National Golf Day

Golf Industry Comes Together for 12th Annual National Golf Day, Bringing Stories of Positive Economic and Community Impact to Washington D.C.

Record-High 244 Meetings with Members of Congress from 41 States Showcase the Game's Value & Importance Across U.S.   (Junior Golf - WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Golf industry leaders participated in a record-high 244 meetings with members of Congress representing 41 states to discuss the game’s economic, social and environmental contributions to the United States during today’s 12th annual...

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Koepka Enlightens Body-Shamers

Mike Purkey, Morning Read, April 22, 2019 – For one thing, Brooks Koepka lost 24 pounds for a photo shoot. He is to appear in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, which depicts athletes without clothes from a wide swath of sports. He lost 24 pounds so he’d look better naked. Thankfully, not many PGA Tour...

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Brooks Koepka

Koepka Stalks More Big Game at Augusta

Gary Van Sickle, Morning Read, April 12, 2019 – AUGUSTA, Ga. – Brooks Koepka can do something other players simply can’t.   He can fade into the background, out of the picture, off the radar.   Nobody thought much about him as the defending U.S. Open champion last year at Shinnecock Hills. He’d been sidelined by a wrist problem...

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