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Global Golf Post Donates Funds for Tee Times  At San Francisco City Championship Finals

Global Golf Post Donates Funds for Tee Times At San Francisco City Championship Finals

Glenview, Illinois (March 12, 2018) — Global Golf Post, the world’s leading golf news publication, today announced that it would once again donate the funds for the greens fees of all finalists in the 2018 San Francisco City Championship. “As we have in the previous two years, we want to…

NEWS: World Handicap System To Become Effective In 2020 View More
The World Handicap System will make it easier for all golfers to have a handicap. (Photo Credit: USGA)

NEWS: World Handicap System To Become Effective In 2020

It shouldn’t but it will catch a lot of people by surprise. On January 1, 2020, the entire golf world will convert to a single handicap system, the USGA and R&A announced Tuesday morning. Both ruling bodies will administer this worldwide system, which will allow for uniform amateur competitions. There…

NEWS: Top-Ranked Niemann Storms Home To Win Latin America Amateur View More
Joaquin Niemann earned a Masters invitation by winning the Latin America Amateur.

NEWS: Top-Ranked Niemann Storms Home To Win Latin America Amateur

SANTIAGO, CHILE | Nineteen-year-old Joaquín Niemann came into the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship bearing a heavy load, as a local kid playing in front of friends and family and also as the No. 1-ranked amateur in the world. The Santiago native won nine tournaments in 2017, including four professional…

NEWS: Lauren Greenlief, Katie Miller and Marissa Mar Share Medalist Honors at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

NEWS: Lauren Greenlief, Katie Miller and Marissa Mar Share Medalist Honors at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Lauren Greenlief shot a 4-under-par 68 on Sunday to share medalist honors with Katie Miller and Marissa Mar in the 2017 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on the par-72, 6,022-yard Cypress Creek Course at Champions Golf Club. Alll three players posted 36-hole scores of 2-under 142. It is the third time…

QUICK TAKE: Former Phenom Guan Chases Old Magic View More
Guan Tianlang of China reacts during the Shenzhen International in April 2016. (Photo credit: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Former Phenom Guan Chases Old Magic

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND | Though he only just turned 19, Guan Tianlang is an old pro when it comes to the Asia-Pacific Amateur, with 2017 being the sixth consecutive year he has competed in this championship. The Chinese native won the first time he competed in the tournament, at the…