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EXCLUSIVE: Partners Seek Due Credit For Late Architect’s Role In Ryder Cup Venue’s Design View More
Robert von Hagge (left) and Hubert Chesneau during construction of Le Golf National (photo courtesy of Richard Baril).

EXCLUSIVE: Partners Seek Due Credit For Late Architect’s Role In Ryder Cup Venue’s Design

UPDATE (JANUARY 20, 2018): Hubert Chesneau responded Saturday to Global Golf Post’s request for clarification regarding who designed the Albatros Course at Le Golf National with the following e-mail: Thank you for contacting me to clarify an important point regarding the design of Golf National especially because this point has…

OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi View More
Henrik Stenson takes a ride on a camel at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi

You may recall the publicity stunt in which Henrik Stenson was hoisted airborne while donning a red cape before last fall’s WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai – and the kerfuffle that ensued when Stenson cryptically suggested the photo shoot might have been to blame for a rib injury that prompted…

QUICK TAKE: Rory Declares Himself ‘Ready To Challenge’ View More
Rory has his eyes set on adding another major to his mantle.

QUICK TAKE: Rory Declares Himself ‘Ready To Challenge’

ABU DHABI, UAE | He’s back. After 104 days Rory McIlroy is about to play competitive golf. Again. To the Northern Irishman who has won four major championships, but not one since August 2014, the game should say: Welcome. Good to have you back. Actually, it is stretching a point…

QUICK TAKE: Supporters Address Golf’s Ailing State In Scotland

QUICK TAKE: Supporters Address Golf’s Ailing State In Scotland

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND | A picture of the Titanic on the big screen played its part in startling the 511 supporters of Scottish golf who chose to attend a conference Saturday at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre instead of heading for the links. At a stage when 90 golfers each week are…

EXCLUSIVE: Sponsorship Chief Morgan Leaves HSBC

EXCLUSIVE: Sponsorship Chief Morgan Leaves HSBC

Giles Morgan, one of the most important men in golf because of the amount of sponsorship money he directed into the game and the influence he held within it as a result, has left HSBC, he confirmed to Global Golf Post. Morgan, 46, had been head of global sponsorship strategy…