News for Monday, November 15, 2010


News 2010 November 15


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O’Meara, Price win ADT Skills Challenge

Mark O’Meara and Nick Price won the 19th annual ADT Golf Skills Challenge at The Breakers on Monday.

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‘Designated events’ unlikely to appear in ’11

‘Designated events’ unlikely

“Designated events,” the proposal designed to bring star power to some of the PGA Tour’s weakest events, likely won’t be implemented next season, sources told Golfweek.

Golfer blinded by shank sues for no ‘Fore!’

Two doctors are playing golf on Long Island. One hits such a poor shot from the rough that it hits his partner, standing somewhere off to the side, in the head. Whose fault is that?

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Winner’s Circle: Nov. 8-14, 2010

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Puerto Rico Tourism steps up to back Tour stop

New sponsor in Puerto Rico

The PGA Tour’s stop in Puerto Rico secured a replacement sponsor, extending its stay on the schedule through 2012, officials announced Monday.

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Papago operator, Phoenix officials in legal joust

Papago GC management

Phoenix has begun legal proceedings to remove an affiliate of the Arizona Golf Association from day-to-day management of municipally owned Papago Golf Course.

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Wagner remains upbeat despite loss of card

says Johnson Wagner focused on the positives despite losing his Tour card at Disney.

Cruel fate, Johnson Wagner losing his PGA Tour card Sunday at the Happiest Place on Earth.

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Club Med launches golf academy

says Club Med is preparing to launch its first ‘Premier Sports’ property in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Club Med, the all-inclusive operator of family-oriented resorts, is preparing to launch a new concept with a significantly heightened focus on golf, tennis and fitness instruction.

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Suspension lifted, Barron preps for Q-School

Doug Barron had a marathon day of golf by his standards, leaving him more excited than he was exhausted.

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Gearing up for 2011 Conference Challenges

is already gearing up for the 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenges.

For the third consecutive season, Golfweek is set to host the men’s and women’s Golfweek Conference Challenges, which will return to the same venues that were used this fall.

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Entering the secret world of Georgia Tech golf

was granted access to Georgia Tech’s underground golf headquarters.

This past weekend I was in Atlanta for the Miami-Georgia Tech football game. But what would a football weekend be without a little bit of golf?

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Inside Errie Ball’s 100th birthday party

Errie Ball turns 100

Errie Ball, the last surviving player from the inaugural Masters, lights a 100th birthday candle as hundreds celebrate a member of golfing royalty.