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Greens and Gridirons: Georgia, UGA Golf Course and Georgia Club
Golf wedges its way into the Athens, Ga., scene amid music and foodie scenes -- even on fall weekends when rabid Bulldogs fans and UGA alums focus on a rich football tradition.
Walters Golf counters desert-golf feel of Las Vegas with Bali Hai, Royal Links
Bali Hai brings the feel of Indonesia to the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, while fellow Walters Golf property Royal Links draws upon the feel of Scottish Links golf.
Who's deserving of Class of 2015 for World Golf Hall of Fame?
The World Golf Hall of Fame plans an announcement regarding its Class of 2015 on Wednesday. We don't know if they'll be naming names for inductees, but we're wondering who fans would add to the hall.
Lee Westwood's Ryder Cup "task force" tweet riles some fans
Lee Westwood says he didn't mean to take a swipe at the U.S. team when he tweeted about its intent to form a task force to improve its record. But he poked the bear nonetheless.
5 Things: Shanshan Feng wins 2014 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia by three shots
Shanshan Feng won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia title Sunday, passing the $1 million mark in earnings and reaching the top 10 of the Race to the CME Globe standings. Here are 5 Things to know.
Web.com Q-School 1st-stage qualifier tightens up in Ga. as others' leads widen
The Johns Creek, Ga., first-stage qualifier for Web.com Tour Q-School features the tightest race for medalist honors, as Jason Millard shot 67 to move to 15 under as he caught second-round leader Richy Werenski.
5 Things: Andres Gonzales, Sang-Moon Bae set pace at Frys.com Open on PGA Tour
With 6-under 66s, Sang-Moon Bae and Andres Gonzales opened the 2014-15 PGA Tour season by taking the first-round lead at the Frys.com Open. Here are 5 Things to know.
Cory Whitsett leads one of Web.com Tour Q-School first-stage qualifiers
Six first-stage qualifiers are at their midpoint for the opportunity to advance to Web.com Tour Q-School. Here are the leaders after two rounds.
Washington women win season opener at Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational
Finishing as the only team under par for the tournament, Washington claimed a 19-stroke win over Stanford in its season debut Wednesday at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.
Report: Tiger Woods no longer No. 1 in individual athletes' financial value according to Forbes
There's a new king of the sports world when it comes to individual athletes' financial value, according to Forbes -- Tiger Woods has been passed by LeBron James.
Frys.com Open: Tee times, second round on PGA Tour
Ryder Cup teammates Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan and defending champion Jimmy Walker will share a tee time in one of the spotlight groups this week at the Frys.com Open, early Thursday and late Friday.
Gridiron neighbors: Auburn, Grand National pack energy in football and golf
As No. 15 LSU travels to face No. 5 Auburn in football, we take a look at some of the courses near Jordan-Hare Stadium listed among the Golfweek's Best lists.
U.S. in 2016? 7-year-old has Ryder Cup roster in mind already
It's so cute, we had to share it: If you're a U.S. Ryder Cup fans already wondering about the 2016 lineup after the loss to Europe at Gleneagles, check out this 7-year-old's roster ideas.
Gridiron neighbors: Washington Huskies, Chambers Bay
2015 U.S. Open host Chambers Bay tops the list of Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play near Husky Stadium, home of Washington football.
NFL receiver comes up with golf touchdown celebration
After finding the end zone Sunday, NFL wide receiver Brian Hartline came up with a golf touchdown celebration that drew a penalty as his Miami Dolphins lost to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Gridiron neighbors: Kansas State boasts Colbert Hills in college football setting
Kansas State has more than good college football -- it's got the Colbert Hills golf course and two others among Golfweek's Best You Can Play in Kansas within day-trip distance.
Helene Chartrand, Terri Frohnmayer advance at U.S. Senior Women's Amateur
Canadian Senior Women's Amateur champ Helene Chartrand advanced to the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur quarterfinals Tuesday while 2011 champion Terri Frohnmayer did the same.
Ellen Port medals in 2014 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur
At 2 under for 36 holes, defending champ Ellen Port won medalist honors by nine shots going into match play at the 2014 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, N.J.
Hyo Joo Kim holds off Karrie Webb for LPGA's Evian title
Thursday's first-round 61 did the heavy lifting for Hyoo Joo Kim, but her 68 Sunday needed an 18th-hole birdie to wrap up her first LPGA win and major title at the Evian Championship.
More context for Rory McIlroy's recent remarks on Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson aging
Let's add some recent context to Rory McIlroy's remarks this week that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are "getting into the sort of last few holes of their career," via a video featuring McIlroy and Woods.
Gridiron neighbors: Oklahoma Sooners football, Jimmie Austin GC in Norman
As the upstart Tennessee Volunteers football team travels to face the No. 4 Sooners, we take a look at some of the courses near Oklahoma's campus and listed among Golfweek's Best You Can Play.
PGA Tour, greats honor Arnold Palmer on his 85th birthday with poetry reading
Among the many public celebrations of Arnold Palmer's 85th birthday, the PGA Tour came up with a compelling video tribute to the man affectionately known as The King.
Medalist Margaret Shirley, defending champ Julia Potter reach U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur quarterfinals
U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur stroke-play medalist Margaret Shirley and defending champion Julia Potter survived close matches late Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals.
Eagle at 18th lifts Wes Short Jr. to Quebec Championship win on Champions Tour
Playing his last 10 holes Sunday in 8 under, Wes Short Jr. capped his charge to victory with an eagle at the par-5 18th to win the Quebec Championship at La Tempete GC, edging Scott Dunlap by a shot.
Rory McIlroy four-putts same green two days in row during PGA Tour's BMW Championship
It's a pitfall few golfers would even think to dread, but Rory McIlroy – the world's No. 1 golfer – on Sunday four-putted for the second day in a row – on the same green.
Scott Harvey jumps out front in 1st round of 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
A 6-under 65 at Saucon Valley's Old Course boosted Scott Harvey to a five-shot first-round lead during stroke-play qualifying Saturday at the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.
BMW Championship: Tee times, Sunday's final round in PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs
Billy Horschel and Ryan Palmer will share Sunday's final tee time at the PGA Tour's BMW Championship, with Horschel bringing a three-shot lead into the day -- see the complete pairings here.
Gridiron neighbors: Stanford, TPC Harding Park great mix of football, golf
As the No. 14 USC Trojans football team travels to face the No. 13 Cardinal, we take a look at some of the courses near Stanford listed among Golfweek's best.
Deutsche Bank Championship: Tee times, 1st and 2nd round on PGA Tour in 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time early Friday and late Saturday with new FedEx Cup points leader Hunter Mahan and Jimmy Walker for the first two rounds of the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.
So Yeon Ryu tops Na Yeon Choi to win LPGA's Canadian Pacific Women's Open
So Yeon Ryu won her first LPGA title in about two years as she closed with 69 Sunday to claim the Canadian Pacific Women's Open in London, Ontario.
Scott Dunlap takes Boeing Classic in playoff on Champions Tour
A tight approach shot gave Scott Dunlap the advantage he needed to win the Champions Tour's 2014 Boeing Classic, edging Mark Brooks in a one-hole playoff Sunday in Snoqualmie, Wash.
Barclays: Tee times, first and second rounds in PGA Tour's FedEx Cup
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time with reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson early Thursday and late Friday at The Barclays to start the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs.
Bogey-free, Bernhard Langer wins Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Champions Tour
A bogey-free 66 -- actually, make that a bogey-free tournament -- carried Bernhard Langer to a one-shot victory Sunday at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Champions Tour.
Camilo Villegas wins Wyndham Championship on PGA Tour
Camilo Villegas' 7-under 63 on Sunday enabled him to win the Wyndham Championship -- his first PGA Tour win in four years -- as a handful of players around the FedEx Cup points bubble secured playoff spots.
Wegmans LPGA Championship: Tee times, Rounds 1-2
Lexi Thompson and Mo Martin will be in the notable tee times Thursday and Friday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship as they try for their second major victories of 2014 while Inbee Park is out to defend her title.
USGA selects Kristen Gillman, Alison Lee and Emma Talley to 2014 Women's World Amateur Team Championship roster
Kristen Gillman, Alison Lee and Emma Talley will represent the United States in next month's Women’s World Amateur Team Championship, the USGA announced Tuesday.
Wyndham Championship: Tee times on PGA Tour, 1st and 2nd rounds Thursday and Friday in Greensboro
Patrick Reed shares a tee time with Webb Simpson and Brandt Snedeker among the spotlight groups Thursday and Friday in the first and second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Wyndham Championship.
Nick Watney stretches Barracuda Championship lead in Reno on PGA Tour
With 8 points in Friday's second round Nick Watney expanded his lead to three points in the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nev., while Geoff Ogilvy remains second.
WGC-Bridgestone: Tee times, Saturday's 3rd round on PGA Tour
WGC-Bridgestone leader Sergio Garcia will share a 9 a.m. EDT tee time Saturday with Justin Rose and Marc Leishman, with Tiger Woods starting even earlier because of expected bad weather.
PGA Championship tee times pair Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson at Valhalla in 2014
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to share a tee time during the first two rounds of next week's PGA Championship at Valhalla -- where this year's three major champions also will be grouped together.
Erratic Tiger Woods settles for 71 Friday at WGC-Bridgestone on PGA Tour
With a 1-over 71, Tiger Woods lost ground on his fight to play in the FedEx Cup and Ryder Cup on Friday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
5 Things: Marc Leishman leads WGC-Bridgestone with Tiger Woods T-9, plus more from Firestone CC
With his best round since the first round at Royal Liverpool, Tiger Woods carded a 2-under 68 Thursday in the first round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational as Marc Leishman took the lead.
Brad Faxon, David Fay to join Fox Sports' USGA broadcast team in 2015
Brad Faxon, 50th in career PGA Tour earnings, and former USGA executive director of 21 years David Fay will join Fox Sports' announcing lineup when the network begins broadcasting golf in 2015.
2018 Curtis Cup heads to Quaker Ridge in N.Y.
Quaker Ridge, which hosted a U.S. victory in the 1997 Walker Cup, will play host to the 2018 Curtis Cup, the USGA has announced.
Tiger Woods on play at British Open after back injury: "So many mistakes"
Tiger Woods, appearing Tuesday on Fox Sports 1, detailed how he made "so many mistakes" during his recent British Open play in the wake of surgery for a back injury earlier this year.
Barracuda Championship: Tee times on PGA Tour in Reno, Rounds 1-2 in 2014
Padraig Harrington, Davis Love III and David Toms will share one of the spotlight tee times in this week's Barracuda Championship on PGA Tour. See complete tee times and groupings right here!
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: Tee times, 1st and 2nd rounds on PGA Tour
Tiger Woods will share a late Thursday tee time with U.S. Open champ Martin Kaymer as he begins the defense of his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title. See complete tee times and pairings here!
Tiger Woods to play in Notah Begay III's tourney during FedEx Cup playoffs
Tiger Woods is set to make his fifth appearance in the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge -- between the first two events of the FedEx Cup playoffs -- as will Jason Dufner, Jimmy Walker, Angel Cabrera and others.
Jim Furyk, Graeme McDowell make small Ryder Cup points moves
Jim Furyk's runner-up finish Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open helped him secure an already solid standing in the U.S. team's Ryder Cup points, while Graeme McDowell inched closer to a European team nod.
Fans again can pick Sunday pin for PGA Championship, this time at Valhalla on par-4 in 2014
The PGA Championship is letting fans choose the Sunday hole location on the par-4 16th hole at Valhalla -- the second straight year in which an online poll will place a pin in the final round of a major.