LPGA commish Whan gets long-term extension

LPGA commissioner Mike Whan has signed a long-term contract extension, keeping him in charge as women's golf tries to expand its exposure through a new TV contract being negotiated.

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Morning 9: Long-term extension for Whan | Rory bemoans major calendar again | Captain Tiger’s Koepka backup plan

1. If BK can’t play… Golf Digest’s Daniel Rapaport considers the decision facing captain Tiger Woods should Brooks Koepka be unable to play in Australia. “Brooks Koepka appears to be a question mark after withdrawing from last month’s CJ Cup with a knee injury, an extra...

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1 hour ago, GolfWRX

Mark Crossfield: One Hole, One Golf Club Challenge

Mark Crossfield: One Hole, One Golf Club Challenge

As something a little different this week, we check in with golf pro Mark Crossfield as he attempts a golf challenge with a difference - one hole with one golf club.Mark and his playing partners have to get creative in this epic golf club challenge at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi. With their...

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2 hours ago, Overheard on the 19th

Eric Cogorno: Three Phases to Building a More Repeatable Golf Swing

Eric Cogorno: Three Phases to Building a More Repeatable Golf Swing

The quest for a consistently repeatable golf swing is never-ending one for many of us amateur golfers.Eric Cogorno returns this week and is focusing on three phases of building a repeatable swing. In this video, Eric states that almost all good golfers he has ever met or worked with have gone through...

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3 hours ago, Overheard on the 19th

Hong Kong Open cancelled due to anti-government protests

The civil unrest in Hong Kong has forced the European Tour to cancel the Hong Kong Open scheduled for next week at the Hong Kong Golf Club. Marquee players including Henrik Stenson, Patrick Reed and Francesco Molinari were due to headline the event that has now been postponed due to anti-government protests. European...

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3 hours ago, Aussie Golfer

The RSM Classic Golf Betting Tips 2019

The PGA Tour is back in America for the first time in over a monthThe RSM Classic Golf Betting Tips 2019 The PGA Tour is back on the shores of USA for the first time in over a month at Sea Island Golf Club in Georgia this week for The RSM Classic. Last season we picked the winner when Charles Howell...

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3 hours ago, Golf Monthly

Tiger Woods' Awesome 2019 in Review

Tiger Woods' Awesome 2019 in Review

When Tiger Woods stunned the golfing world by taking last year's season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, it was proof to us all that there was life in the GOAT yet. It was a scarcely believable to many of us but, how did he follow up in 2019? Well, while this golfing year has had its...

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4 hours ago, Overheard on the 19th

Ex-Ulster fly-half O'Connor to caddie for McIlroy in Dubai

Ex-Ulster fly-half O'Connor to caddie for McIlroy in Dubai

Former Ulster and Connacht fly-half Niall O'Connor will caddie for Rory McIlroy at this week's DP World Championship in Dubai.

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4 hours ago, BBC Sport

BBC Loses All Live Coverage Of The Masters

The BBC has lost all of its live coverage of The Masters with Sky securing the broadcasting rightsSky Sports will exclusively televise Tiger's 2020 Masters defence (Getty Images)BBC Loses All Live Coverage Of The Masters As it stands right now the BBC will not televise any live golf during the 2020 Majors...

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4 hours ago, Golf Monthly

Want to get the most out of your winter golf? Learn how to hit the stinger

It’s a shot we would all love to have in the locker. Here’s my simple tips for how to hit the stinger… How to hit the stinger: The main points The low trajectory associated with the stinger means it has many uses when on the course. First, it’s easier to keep online and therefore...

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5 hours ago, National Club Golfer

Rules Are Golf’s Guidepost Despite Their Quirks

Rules, rules, rules. This is the year that the game’s rules were supposedly simplified – and they were – but that hasn’t prevented rules issues from intruding on tournament golf in recent weeks. Our Ron Green cites examples and discusses ramifications in the latest rendition of Green In Regulation. The...

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5 hours ago, Global Golf Post

'I'm still worried' - Ko in fitness race for season finale and record prize

'I'm still worried' - Ko in fitness race for season finale and record prize

World number one Ko Jin-young fears she could miss this week's LPGA Tour Championship - and the opportunity of a record first prize - because of injury.

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5 hours ago, BBC Sport

RSM Classic prize money

The PGA Tour moves on to the RSM Classic and there is another handsome prize fund up for grabs. Here’s a look at the RSM Classic prize money 2019. Brendon Todd is in the field looking for his third consecutive PGA Tour victory while Charles Howell III returns to defend his title. Related: RSM...

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5 hours ago, National Club Golfer

This club is famous for… being the UK’s most westerly

A friend of mine once had a most unfortunate experience with a cow at Isle of Barra Golf Club. Bear with me, it’s not what you think. Nature runs free at this remote nine-hole course, which is found in the Western Isles of Scotland and necessitates a ferry ride from Oban, or a plane landing on a sandy...

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6 hours ago, National Club Golfer

Hong Kong Open postponed amid 'social unrest' in city

Hong Kong Open postponed amid 'social unrest' in city

The Hong Kong Open is postponed because of the "ongoing level of social unrest" in the city, say the European Tour and Asian Tour.

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6 hours ago, BBC Sport

DP World Tour Championship prize money

Te European Tour has reached its 2019 conclusion and players are competing for the biggest first prize in golf’s history. Here’s a look at the DP World Tour Championship prize money 2019. Danny Willett marked his return to form with a stunning victory twelve months ago and pocketed more than...

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6 hours ago, National Club Golfer

Foresight Sports’ Launches Football Application With GCHawk

The company has expanded its technology to take steps into the multi-sport entertainment market. Foresight Sports’ Launches Football Application With GCHawk Earlier this year Foresight Sports introduced the GCHawk, its ground-breaking launch monitor and the company has gone one step further by...

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6 hours ago, Golf Monthly

Hong Kong Open postponed amid protest violence

The Hong Kong Open golf tournament has been postponed after violence from anti-government protests escalated this week, the Asian Tour and European Tour said on Wednesday.

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6 hours ago, ESPN Golf

European Tour postpones Hong Kong Open

The European Tour have announced that next week’s Hong Kong Open has been postponed. There is ongoing social unrest in the region and clashes between police and protesters have become increasingly more violent. European Tour CEO Kieth Pelley said: “As the safety of our players, staff, stakeholders...

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7 hours ago, National Club Golfer

Adding power: Changes made to World Amateur Golf Ranking

In an effort to place greater emphasis on current form and results, the USGA and R&A have made changes to the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

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7 hours ago, Golf Channel

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