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In November 32-year-old Jarrod Lyle returned to tournament competition in his native Australia. After a 20-month layoff that followed a second, harrowing diagnosis of myeloid leukemia -- his first was at age 17 -- it was one hole, one emotional round at a time with his wife and baby daughter in attendance, and an entire golfing community of support. read more

Arnie, Golf Channel’s three-night, primetime television event about the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, became the most-watched original production in Golf Channel history, according to Nielsen viewership data. From Sunday, April 13, through Tuesday, April 15, 1.75 million unique viewers tuned into all or part of Arnie. Additionally, #Arnie trended nationally on Twitter during all three premieres. read more

LINKS has been based in Hilton Head Island, S.C. since its founding in 1988. Its editors live there and love it there, and want to share their insiders' perspectives on what to see and do when visiting. They've compiled their favorites in the list of "Top 10 Best Things to Do On Hilton Head During the RBC Heritage." read more

Golf Channel's production team, including producer Israel DeHerrera, writer Aaron Cohen and assistant producer Mason Seay - who have a combined 36 Emmy Awards - spent the last year traveling with Palmer, collecting interviews from more than 100 people, sifting through hundreds of hours of archived film - including hours of Palmer family video that has never been seen before. read more

More than 100 notable personalities shared their experiences with Arnold Palmer for Golf Channel's three-night television event, ARNIE, premiering Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m. ET following Live From the Masters, and continuing through Tuesday, April 15. Actor and producer Tom Selleck has signed on to narrate the three-part documentary film. read more

"I'm really looking forward to sharing my thoughts about the game with fans while also giving them a glimpse into my day-to-day routine since stepping away from competitive golf in 2008," Annika said. "Today's professional tours, fitness and nutrition, golf for juniors, swing tips and the business of golf are just some of the areas Ron and I will tackle on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio." read more

PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua: "Beginning with Golf Channel, the daily television voice of the golf community, and continuing through the weekend on NBC, audiences will be able to experience all of the breathtaking moments that define the Ryder Cup." read more

"This list affirms the No. 1 positions of Sand Hills Golf Club (Mullen, Neb.) on the Golfweek's Best Modern list and Pine Valley Golf Club (Pine Valley, N.J.) on the Classic list," said Bradley S. Klein, national director of Golfweek's Best Courses rating program. "It also demonstrates the results of successful major restorations." read more

Feherty wastes no time in Monday's premiere episode, lightheartedly calling Snedeker a "child pawn star," revealing how Snedeker used to occasionally work in his parents' Nashville pawn shop as a youngster. The episode covers the gamut of Snedeker's life and career. read more

Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel: "The Drive, Chip and Putt initiative is proving to be an effective way to promote our great game to the youth of the world in a fun and exciting way. And our coverage of the National Finals is going to be special as we witness these children fulfilling their dreams on the storied grounds of Augusta National." read more

Monday night's third episode of Big Break Florida (21st season of Golf Channel’s Big Break reality competition 11-part series) garnered an average of 441,000 viewers, making it the most-watched Big Break episode as well as the most-watched episode premiere of any Golf Channel "original series" -- surpassing The Haney Project with Charles Barkley in March, 2009 (435,000 viewers) and Feherty with Lee Trevino in June, 2011 (368,000 viewers). read more

"Mr. Palmer is an American icon, but what makes him so special is that he is absolutely genuine, especially through his ability to truly connect with everyone he meets," said Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel. "To document the full impact of his life and legacy would be virtually impossible; however this project is an ambitious attempt to capture the influence he has in golf and sports as part of popular culture." read more

As the editors wrote, "With well over 1,000 courses stitched across its peninsula, Florida, the most golf-centric state in the nation, offers a diverse array of resort venues, from surprisingly hilly layouts to flatter tracks convenient to white sandy beaches on both coasts." read more

"Our editors and writers cover a lot of ground each year to seek out the best places to spend a golfing getaway, but we're seeing a huge surge in family-centric offerings from resorts from coast to coast," said Executive Editor Vic Williams. "I hope many fellow parents will find this issue an informative and inspiring source of ideas for their next golf-oriented family trip." read more

"Both publications are written and edited by a world-class team of award-winning journalists and both are distinguished by their comprehensiveness. We look forward to bringing together two outstanding media outlets for this historic occasion," said David Woronoff, a fourth-generation publisher and The Pilot's publisher since 1996. read more

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