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    Family Of R&A Captain Mourns Loss Of Daughter After Sydney Hostage Incident

    Golf can be an insulating game, a quiet, pristine fortress that shelters inhabitants from the ugliness of the outside world. So, when the gritty realities of life encroach into our closely-mown bubble, they hit us all like a 5-iron to the forehead. Such was the case on Tuesday morning when word filtered out that one […]


    Inside Tiger’s New Course

    CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO | There aren’t many firsts left for Tiger Woods in golf but he got one Tuesday with the official opening of El Cardonal at Diamante, the first finished product from Tiger Woods Design. With a few hundred guests on hand and a mariachi band serenading his walk to the first tee, […]

    The Legacies Of Norman Mair

    Norman Mair, one of the finest sports writers of his generation, died Sunday after a long struggle with illness. He was 86. Mair wrote about both golf and rugby for The Scotsman newspaper and was a fine rugby and cricket player himself in his youth. He was educated at Merchiston Castle School and the University of […]

    Lydia Ko hits her tee shot on the 6th hole during the third round of the Wegman's Championship golf tournament at Monroe Golf Club. (Mark Konezny, Action Images/USA Today Sports/Reuters)

    Ko Aims For Degree

    On the heels of winning the biggest prize ($1.5 million) in the history of women’s golf, Lydia Ko has turned her attention to earning a degree. The 17-year-old phenom has been accepted at Korea University in Seoul and plans to study psychology there, according to a South Korean news agency report. Ko, who was born […]

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    Holiday Shopping

    Thanksgiving, thankfully, is behind us as we plow forward into the delightful, albeit frenzied, blizzard that is the heart of the holiday season. So without further delay, here are a dozen gifts we wish for people, places and organizations in golf: TO TIM FINCHEM: A public personality. It’s not that the PGA Tour commish doesn’t […]

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