Archives for: May 2007

Pound-for Pound, it's tough to top Columbus

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Columbus, Ohio, site of this week's Memorial Tournament, is arguably America's top golf city, particularly in the private sector. Though it ranks 14th nationally in terms of size, the high-end clubs in and around the city make it a major player in the… more »

early disasters at Kiawah

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A gas explosion inside the new Ocean Course clubhouse kitchen at Kiawah Island Golf Resort injured four construction workers this past Friday, course officials said. Two of the workers were taken by helicopter to a hospital burn unit in Augusta, Georg… more »

It's the accessibility that makes the Stadium Course special

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Deane Beman was the first Hall-of-Famer to swat a ball at what was to become the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, just south of Jacksonville. On February 12th, 1978, the then-PGA Tour commissioner hit a ceremonial drive into 415 acre… more »

Verplank's Nelson win remindful of Crenshaw's second Masters

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Was I the only observer struck by the similarity between Scott Verplank's fall-to-the-knees manuever after holing the short putt to win the Byron Nelson Classic the other day, and the comparable "I can't believe it" moment of Ben Crenshaw, back in '95, w… more »
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