Archives for: July 2008

Can golf course rental club policies adapt to the times?

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It’s not a friendly time to be a golf traveler who likes to bring their own clubs with them, now that most airlines charge either a mandatory checked bag fee of $15, or a $25 for a second checked bag. Delta Airlines just announced yesterday they wou… more »

Who needs Tiger? This British Open leaderboard has juicy nuggets galore

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Maybe Tiger should sit out more majors. Okay, not really. But c'mon, this leaderboard at Royal Birkdale is one of the most intriguing in years. Just when you thought this year's U.S. Open was the greatest sports event in the history of homo sapien co… more »

British Open pick: Sergio Garcia (as usual)

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Sergio Garcia. He's gotta do it this time. Okay, I picked Sergio to win the U.S. Open. I've picked Sergio to win a lot of tournaments. In fact, I'm going to pick him to win every tournament as long as he's playing or I'm writing about golf. I'm n… more »

Who cares if Kenny Perry doesn't play in the British Open?

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Kenny Perry isn't being selfish, he's not slapping tradition in the face and he's not risking his Ryder Cup spot by not playing in the British Open this week at Royal Birkdale. I'm siding with those who are telling Perry to stick to his guns and comp… more »

Northern Ireland trip planning: which golf courses to play and a County Down dilemma

1 feedback » & reader Evan has been planning his trip to Ireland's North & Northwest links and has written in to us: My father, uncle, cousin and me are booked to play, in order, Castlerock, both Ballyliffin courses, Ports… more »

St. Andrews Links Trust freezes green fees for 2009 on its seven golf courses

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The steady climb in green fees at golf courses in Scotland appears to be slowing down. The St. Andrews Links Trust announced today it will freeze its 2009 green fees at current 2008 levels. Green fees in St. Andrews and around Scotland and Ireland ha… more »