Tag: Golf

Tiger Woods and Another Terrible Turn of Fate

The sight of his demolished S.U.V., sitting forlornly on a grassy Southern California hillside, belied the image of Tiger Woods as an invincible force marching across the golf course to certain, thrilling triumph. That was not always the case, and lately his victories have been far from commanding. But so much is embodied in Tiger. […]

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Golf Without Tiger Woods? His Fellow Players Can Barely Imagine

BRADENTON, Fla. — As a golf prodigy growing up in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy not only yearned to compete against his idol Tiger Woods but also hoped to become his good friend. Both dreams came true. That might explain why McIlroy was miffed when asked on Wednesday if he thought that Woods, given his history […]

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Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict a Difficult Recovery

The serious lower leg injuries Tiger Woods sustained in a car crash on Tuesday typically lead to a long and perilous recovery, calling into question his ability to play professional golf again, according to medical experts who have treated similar injuries. Athletes with severe leg injuries thought to doom their careers have managed to come […]

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Tiger Woods in Surgery After ‘Jaws of Life’ Was Used to Pull Him From Car Wreck

Photo: Mike Erhmann (Getty Images) Golf legend Tiger Woods was rushed into emergency surgery after he was involved in a single-car accident on Tuesday that left him with multiple injuries, his agent reports. “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills […]

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Tiger Woods Suffers Serious Leg Injuries in Car Crash, Was Conscious at the Scene [Updated]

Photo: Mike Erhmann (Getty Images) Golf legend Tiger Woods was rushed into emergency surgery after he was involved in a single-car accident on Tuesday that left him with multiple injuries, his agent reports. “On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills […]

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P.G.A. Championship Lands in Oklahoma After Leaving Trump Property

The 2022 P.G.A. Championship, which was withdrawn from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., days after a mob incited by the former president stormed the Capitol in a riot that resulted in the deaths of five people, has been awarded to the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. The P.G.A. of America, which […]

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QOTD: VW Golf – Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone?

VW today announced the end of the road for the Golf, after four decades, nearly 2.5 million sales, and seven generations of the venerable brand. The question is, will you miss the Golf when it’s gone? Don’t weep too long, as the 2021 Golf is still being produced in quantities that should last through the […]

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For Elite Golfers, Money Talks

He said he had negotiated appearance fees for Stuart Appleby, an Australian golfer with multiple wins, Jhonattan Vegas of Venezuela, and Lexi Thompson, the L.P.G.A. star, when a South Korean tournament wanted her to play. The fees can create perverse incentives. They can make players who might otherwise have been in the field not want […]

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Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals a Business Upended by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even before the pandemic and the riot, the Trump presidency had complicated business for the Trump brand. For much of his term, the company was stuck in neutral as the family name was removed from several properties and potential new deals never emerged. Mr. Trump’s polarizing politics also appeared to create a red-blue divide, leaving […]

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Removing the Name ‘Trump’ Won’t Save a Golf Course in the South Bronx

The Bloomberg administration chose Trump as the vendor amid limited options. Constructing the course had cost the city more that $127 million, and now a capable operator was needed to maintain it when golf’s popularity was already in decline. The overlords of tech were deal-making at Burning Man, not on the back nine. The Trump […]

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Bill Belichick Leaves Trump on Read. Oh, and PGA Golf Wants Nothing to Do With Trump’s Ass Either

US President Donald Trump speaks alongside New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (L) and members of the team during a ceremony honoring them as 2017 Super Bowl Champions on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, April 19, 2017. Photo: SAUL LOEB (Getty Images) If Trump had to choose between social […]

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Trump Golf Club Loses 2022 P.G.A. Championship

The P.G.A. of America, which conducts the P.G.A. Championship — one of golf’s four prestigious global major men’s championships — announced Sunday night that it would no longer take its featured event to the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. It had been scheduled for May 2022. “It has become clear that conducting the […]

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Rumored Trump Trip to Scottish Golf Course Ruled Out of Bounds

LONDON — President Trump has not said where he plans to go after leaving the White House on Jan. 20. But the leader of Scotland made clear on Tuesday that Mr. Trump is not welcome in her country. Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, said that under newly imposed virus restrictions, which prohibit all but essential […]

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PGA Tour 2K21 interview: Back on the links

Some see PGA Tour 2K21 as a return of license golf to gaming. But really, it hadn’t disappeared. Since EA stopped its PGA series in 2015, HB Studios has published and been running The Golf Club and its sequel for PC and consoles. And when 2K acquired the pro golf license, it did a version […]

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US Women’s Open: A Lim Kim Wins American Debut

HOUSTON — A Lim Kim ran into trouble after she birdied the final three holes for a three-under 67 that catapulted her to victory on Monday in the 75th United States Women’s Open. As Kim sat in front of a large-screen TV in the Champions Club players’ dining area watching the competitors with a chance […]

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At the U.S. Women’s Open, a Love Story

HOUSTON — The honeymoon began, as so many do for golf-obsessed newlyweds, with 18 holes. The skies were blue, the sun was warm and the Spanish moss hung from the oak trees like nature’s tinsel, draping the scene in tranquillity. What better way to officially launch a shared lifetime of come-what-mays than as competitors at […]

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Groups Trying to Open Golf to Young People Are Struggling Themselves

Golf has been having a boom year since courses that were closed in the pandemic reopened in June. Even with the hiatus, rounds of golf played this year are now nearly 11 percent ahead of last year’s pace, according to the National Golf Foundation. In October, typically the end of the golf season in many […]

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Steph Curry Says Playing Against Pro Golfers Makes Him More Nervous Than Finals Games

Steph Curry is no stranger to pressure. He helped lead the Golden State Warriors to five straight Finals appearances and has played in some of the biggest games of the decade. In the playoffs, teams tend to live and die by every possession, and one seemingly tiny mistake can make the difference between winning a […]

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Leonard Kamsler, a Dissecting Golf Photographer, Dies at 85

Leonard Kamsler, a photojournalist whose award-winning pictures of professional golf for nearly 50 years pushed the envelope of sports strobe photography as he amassed a trove of more than 200,000 images on the PGA Tour, died on Nov. 18 in Bethel, N.Y. He was 85. His husband and only immediate survivor, Stephen Lyles, said the […]

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Masters Day 3: Live Updates and Leaderboard

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Someone will slip on one of Augusta National Golf Club’s green jackets on Sunday as the champion of a Masters tournament that the coronavirus pandemic delayed by seven months. Dustin Johnson will enter the final round at 16 under par, giving him a commanding four-shot lead. But there is a far tighter […]

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What to Expect on Day 4 of the 2020 Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Someone will slip on one of Augusta National Golf Club’s green jackets on Sunday as the champion of a Masters tournament that the coronavirus pandemic delayed by seven months. Dustin Johnson will enter the final round at 16 under par, giving him a commanding four-shot lead. But there is a far tighter […]

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