Month: November 2018

That Discovery’s new global golf brand would seek a content partnership with the world’s most recognizable golfer makes all kinds of strategic sense. That the golfer in question would actually sign on for the idea speaks to the remarkable ambition behind GOLFTV. GOLFTV, the new live and on-demand video service Discovery is launching jointly with
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Tiger Woods was the 1,199th-ranked golfer in the world when he returned to the sport at the 2017 Hero World Challenge. In the past year, his standing has, ahem, decidedly improved, with major runs at Carnoustie and Bellerive, coupled with a win at the Tour Championship, moving the soon-to-be 43-year-old to No. 13 in the
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As temperatures dip to the low 40s (or lower) in some areas of the country, those best prepared for the less-than-balmy conditions have a chance to be 1 up on the first tee, perhaps more. So as golfers in the Northeast and Midwest get ready for their annual Turkey Shoots, there are a few things
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The Bettinardi putter lineup for 2019—three new models each in the Studio Stock and Queen B lines—not surprisingly reflects the attitude and contributions of its staff players. That includes the steady precision and improved features of old reliables (Francesco Molinari, Matt Kuchar), combined with the addition of something new (Haotong Li) you might not have
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James R. Hand—former caddie, almost priest, World War II veteran, respected banker and president of the United States Golf Association 1984-’85—died at age 101 on Nov. 13. Among golf insiders, he was recognized for more than three decades as the sport’s moral compass. He stood for everything that’s good about the game: camaraderie, competition, good
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social-media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of Nov. 12. Kuchar bags first win in four years Last season was rife
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They became brothers in arms, an Internet sensation sharing joint custody of the delicious label “Moliwood” as they led the European Team to a September Ryder Cup victory in France. But with one tournament remaining in the 2017-’18 Euro Tour season, next week’s DP World Tour Championship, Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood will become rivals
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