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News

Last week, Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, announced that he will be sending a junior minister to the British Open, a prestigious golf tournament,  instead of attending it himself. He’s an avid golfer and is not forgoing the event out of disinterest. Rather on a matter of principle: the club hosting the event does… READ MORE »


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Don’t let her blonde curls and dimpled smile fool you: five-year-old Bella Dovhey means business. Although quite young, golf prodigy Dovhey is really getting into the swing of things, a potential professional golfing career just a chip, pitch or putt away.

Bella’s father, Micheal Dovhey of Oviedo, Florida, is amazed by his daughter’s golfing… READ MORE »


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Breaking news! The He-Man Woman Hater’s Club has finally realized girls do not have cooties.

Okay, I am being glib. But it’s friggin’ 2012, Augusta National Golf Club — it took you long enough to admit your first-ever female members, i.e. stop discriminating against over 50 perent of the population. Women have always been… READ MORE »


Style

A few months ago I got the sudden urge to learn how to play golf, so I signed up for a community education course and we had our first class this past Saturday. Besides all the weird golf terms (frog hair?!), the most surprising thing I learned was that golf style is pretty amazing –… READ MORE »


Guys

The men’s golf team at Bethany College in West Virginia is in hot water after a nude “unofficial team photo” was posted on Facebook. Technically they are not naked because their golf clubs cover their junk in the pic, but that minor detail did not impress the school’s athletic director. He suspended these budding Tigers… READ MORE »


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The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is in a bit of a bind right now—thanks to a set of policies which some believe discriminate against transgender athletes. Golfer Lana Lawless is suing the LPGA for its “female at birth” policy, which requires that all competitors must have been born biological females. Lawless, who was born… READ MORE »


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Last weekend, an image appeared in the Daily Mail of Tiger Woods taking a golf shot in a tournament. Nestled among the crowd in the background is a guy wearing a red toupee and a fake moustache, with a cigar hanging out of his mouth and a goofy grin on his face. Instantly, the internet… READ MORE »


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In May of this year, I wrote about promising, young LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, who was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada, the day she was supposed to leave for a tournament in Alabama. The circumstances surrounding her death were a mystery, but now it has officially been ruled a suicide by suffocation. READ MORE »


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LPGA golfer Erica Blaberg was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada on Sunday afternoon, the day she was supposed to leave for a tournament in Alabama. While no cause of death has been determined, her parents don’t think the 25-year-old would ever take her own life and the police have not said whether… READ MORE »


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A Massachusetts judge has ruled in favor of golfer Elaine Joyce, in a sexual discrimination lawsuit she filed against the town of Dennis, MA. In 2007, Joyce was banned from playing in a men’s tournament at the town’s municipal Dennis Pines Golf Course despite the fact she has a single-digit handicap. Last week, a judge… READ MORE »


Celebs

TMZ.com reports that Hooters in Augusta, Georgia, will hold a bikini contest with golf-themed events during Tiger Woods’ return to golf at the Masters Tournament next week. The boobs-and-hot-wings chain will allegedly host games like a putting competition and a long-drive contest to, uh, celebrate golf alongside their, um, celebration of the female form. Klassy,… READ MORE »


Celebs

Today in sexist marketing — some dude is selling golf balls featuring the faces of Tiger Woods’ mistresses, so now, you too can “play a round” with them. The perfect gift for the inane douchebag in your life. [$53.90, Tail Of The Tiger] … READ MORE »


Guys

So, Tiger Woods cheated on his wife. For those of you who don’t know, Tiger Woods is a professional golfer worth a billion dollars. He is involved in a sex scandal, much like your average politician, rock star, or preacher. I have no opinion on the topic. Except that Tiger Woods has the fashion sense… READ MORE »


Celebs

Ugh, I am actually a fan of Justin Timberlake so it broke my heart to hear that NYC lit agent David Vigliano is shopping around Timberlake’s golf memoir proposal. Maybe it’s just the die hard golfer in me, since I loved him being a singer, dancer, fashion designer and even enviro-friendly golf course owner, but… READ MORE »


News

Sure, Cheyenne Woods is the niece of Tiger Woods, but there’s more to the Wake Forest golfer than that. The 18-year-old, who will turn 19 this month, made her LPGA debut last week but missed the cut by four shots. She’s currently ranked 93rd in the country by Golfweek. Since she was groomed by one… READ MORE »


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Posh Spice is related to a comrade of Karl Marx. [Reuters]
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Guys

In a sudden death match against underdog Rocco Mediate, Tiger Woods pulled out his third U.S. Open win yesterday. Sports expert-types are calling it his best performance, which we kind of agree with, because honestly? Since when do we care about golf? We were on the edge of our seats! It doesn’t hurt that Tiger… READ MORE »


Celebs

The avid golfer is welcome on our putting green. [Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge, San Diego, CA, 6/5/08] … READ MORE »


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