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This year's foursome boasts a combined nine major championships, including reigning major champions Rory McIlroy (Open Championship and PGA Championship), Martin Kaymer (U.S. Open) and Bubba Watson (Masters), along with past major champion and 2008 Grand Slam winner Jim Furyk. read more

The 2014-15 PGA TOUR season starts with a clean slate as players begin the year-long quest to qualify for the 2015 FedExCup Playoffs. Live coverage of the Frys.com Open will air Thursday-Sunday from 5-8 p.m. ET from Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif. Golf Channel on NBC analyst and Hall-of-Famer Johnny Miller, one of the owners of Silverado, is serving as tournament honoree this week. read more

Golf Channel’s 22nd season of the popular Big Break original series premieres Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET from one of the more popular golf destinations in the United States, and featuring new format that includes a special twist. read more

Golf Channel announces its plans for new original instruction programming this fall, including the launch of Lesson Tee Live, a new 60 minute live instruction series premiering on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. ET. read more

"I am excited to sit down for an exclusive Town Hall to answer questions from the fantastic listeners of SiriusXM," Gary Player said. "My career has spanned over 60 years now, so I am looking forward to some great questions about golf, as well as diet, exercise and fitness." read more

NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland included 62 hours of live and encore coverage of the matches on Golf Channel and NBC, which was the most ever for this international rivalry and the first time that complete live coverage was provided from a European venue. read more

"As NBC Sports Group unparalleled coverage of the 2014 Ryder Cup, one of the most unique events in sports, this coordinated effort between Golf Channel and NBC will super-serve fans' appetite for the passion and patriotism that surrounds this event," said Golf Channel Executive Producer Molly Solomon. "The Ryder Cup Alternate Shot coverage will be perfect complement to NBC's coverage." read more

Celebrating Arnold Palmer's 85th birthday, Golf Channel on Wednesday will air an encore presentation of the critically acclaimed Arnie which chronicles the life and legacy of Palmer and became the most-watched original production in Golf Channel history. The three-part television event will air in consecutive hours beginning at 3 p.m. ET and in primetime at 8 p.m. ET. read more

"When you see a person like Mr. Burke putt, you begin to understand that a ball with a putter can be hit so much better than a simple concussion of two objects colliding. He makes it hug the ground. He makes it roll into the hole like it has no other place to go," said Rural Golfer show host Steve Elkington. read more

Shot on location at Lou Holtz's home in Orlando, Fla., and on the University of Notre Dame campus, the conversation reveals that Holtz has built a legacy on much more than just football. On the golf side, Holtz explains how the game has revealed many lessons in human nature that spill over into everyday life and featured is video of him playing with his former Notre Dame running back, Jerome Bettis. read more

In observance of Labor Day, the WorldGolf Wire will not be distributed Monday, Sept. 1. We will resume publication Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Big Break Myrtle Beach features a cast of 12 who are at different stages in their professional golf careers. Several are playing full time on the Symetra Tour and various mini tours throughout North America, while others turned professional solely to qualify for Big Break Myrtle Beach. read more

With affection and lots of laughter, the Emmy-nominated Feherty reminisces with Torrance on the highlights of the Scot's 32-win career on the European circuit, their shared love of Ryder Cup competition and their affection for Torrance's recently departed father, Bob, a renowned golf instructor and swing coach to such players as three-time major champion Padraig Harrington. read more

"With roping and golfing, it's all pretty similar," said Professional Rodeo Cowboys Assn. Champion Rich Skelton. "In golfing, you have to line up to the ball the same way every time. With heading and heeling, you have to get in the same position every time. It's all about position. It's all about keeping your shoulder square to your target and your follow-through." read more

"We're not suggesting that golfers ignore the official rules. They should continue to be used for any type of competitive play," said Matt Ginella, co-host of Morning Drive and senior travel editor for GolfAdvisor.com. "But when it's a match among friends, Relaxed Rules can make the game easier, faster and more fun." read more