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Last Updated on Thursday, 11 April 2013 06:11 Thursday, 11 April 2013 05:59
Doug Ferguson (AP Golf Writer)
AUGUSTA, Georgia -- Gene Sarazen hit "the shot heard 'round the world," holing out with a 4-wood from 235 yards in the 15th fairway at Augusta National in 1935. He put a 2 on his card, made up a three-shot deficit with one swing, and then beat Craig Wood in a playoff the next day.
It was the shot that put the Masters on the map.
Last Updated on Sunday, 31 March 2013 17:34 Sunday, 31 March 2013 17:14
by Gayle Moss (www.golfgal.ca)
For years I have been writing golf course reviews based on the criteria Golf For Women Magazine used to rate courses as "women-friendly" :
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:56 Tuesday, 05 March 2013 19:41
by Mark Corrigan
Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 10:09 Wednesday, 05 December 2012 09:49
In an interview with Golfweek following the angst and teeth gnashing which accompanied the announcement that the home of golf, St.Andrews, was in the process of making several changes to the Old Course, R&A Chief Executive Peter Dawson said there's too much hysteria surrounding planned changes to the Old Course, and called for balance and perspective from the golfing world.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 November 2012 14:33 Monday, 26 November 2012 13:41
(British Open, Royal and Ancient, St. Andrews) In news that is likely to create a feeling of angst among lovers of golf history around the globe, the R&A is planning to make changes to the most sacred ground in golf, the Old Course at St. Andrews.
The alterations apparently will be made with an eye toward keeping the course challenging in the face of modern equipment and Tour talent.
Following is the complete press release outlining the changes:
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