USGA ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING DAY REBROADCAST OF “1962 U.S. OPEN: JACK’S FIRST MAJOR”

USGA ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING DAY REBROADCAST OF “1962 U.S. OPEN: JACK’S FIRST MAJOR” What: 60-minute film recounting the 1962 U.S. Open Championship When: 3 p.m. EST Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014 Where: Fox Broadcast Network (see local listings) Details: Produced in 2012 in collaboration with the USGA Museum …

USGA PARTNERS WITH LPGA TO IMPROVE PACE OF PLAY

Employing science-driven solutions to support a healthier game, the United States Golf Association and the LPGA have announced initial results from a joint partnership to improve competitive pace of play. Based on USGA analysis of data and with the support of officials and players, the LPGA reduced its average …

WEB.COM TOUR STORYLINES – Week of November 10th

WEB.COM TOUR STORYLINES – Week of November 10th CLUTCH PERFORMER – The two most clutch rounds of Nick Taylor‘s life have come this fall. The first, a Web.com Tour Championship final-round 63 at TPC Sawgrass Dye’s Valley course on Sept. 21st secured his PGA TOUR card for the first time. Sunday’s …

Dr. David U. Cookson awarded 2015 Joe Dey Award by the USGA

FAR HILLS, N.J. (Nov., 2014) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) have announced that Dr. David U. Cookson, of Madison, Wis., a passionate Rules official and dedicated golf ambassador for nearly 50 years, will be the recipient of the 2015 Joe Dey Award. The USGA has presented the Joe Dey Award annually …

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2014 McGLADREY CLASSIC (The 3rd of 43 events in the PGA TOUR Season), St. Simons Island, GA, October 20-26, 2014; Purse: $5,600,000; Sea Island GC (Seaside Course), Par/Yards: 35-35—70/7,005 – First-Round Notes – Thursday October 23, 2014 Weather: Sunny with a high of 72 degrees. Winds NNE 10-15 mph. …

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Team USA secure first Simpson Cup Victory at Congressional This weekend’s Simpson Cup ended in a victory for Team USA by three points, finishing 10½ to GB’s 7½. This is the first time that the US Team has been victorious at this annual Ryder Cup style tournament held between 12 injured Servicemen and veterans from …

Qualifying Tournament Final Stage is the last event of 2014 Web.com Tour season

The 2014 Web.com Tour season concluded on Sept. 21st. The Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament Final Stage is the last event of 2014. It will take place Dec. 11-16 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (see note below for more details). SEPTEMBER PLAYER OF THE MONTH – Derek Fathauer was named Web.com Tour Player of the Month …

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MARKHAM, Ont. (Golf Canada) – Team USA got out to an early lead and never let it go, finishing with a team-total score of 17-under par 559 for the wire-to-wire victory at the inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship at Angus Glen Golf Club (South Course) in Markham, Ont. The Americans (137-141-137-144—559) …

PGA TOUR Announces Five Nominees for 2014 Web.com Tour Player of the Year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Five players have been nominated for 2014 Player of the Year on the Web.com Tour by the Web.com Tour’s Player Advisory Council (PAC). The nominees for the Jack Nicklaus Award as Web.com Tour Player of the Year are: Derek Fathauer, Adam Hadwin, Carlos Ortiz, Andrew Putnam and Justin …

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RECENTLY John Cook won for the first time since the 2013 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai with a one stroke victory over Tom Byrum at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. His win qualified him for the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, jumping from 39th on the money list to 19th with …