Month: December 2022

Dull moments have forever been difficult to locate on the former European Tour that now goes by DP World. Over the 50 years of the Old World circuit’s existence, goings-on have always been on-going. Contentious issue has invariably followed contentious issue, with controversy only rarely far behind. Appearance money. Slow play. Ryder Cup qualifications. Scheduling.
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7:00 AM ET The most disruptive year in the history of men’s professional golf is finally coming to an end, although the ongoing battle between the PGA Tour and the LIV Golf League doesn’t figure to come to a conclusion anytime soon. During the past 12 months, Tiger Woods returned to the course, Phil Mickelson
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Every year when we sit down to compile the most popular GolfDigest.com stories of the year, we are left to determine how we want to define “popular.” Page views, unique visitors, time spent—a story’s resonance can be measured a bunch of different ways. In a number of instances in 2022, the impact was obvious. Dan
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Great photography is a pillar of Golf Digest, and most of what we do falls into three categories. With Instruction Photography we try to convey as cleanly and memorably as possible physical lessons about how to swing a golf club. With Course Photography, we tease and provide transport to the most beautiful landscapes our strategic
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Before awakening to the tragic news of March 15, there’s a good chance you had never heard of the University of the Southwest, a small, private Christian school in Hobbs, N.M., that sponsored NAIA men’s and women’s golf teams. But when word that a van, driven by a first-year coach and carrying eight team members,
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Legendary LPGA Tour player Kathy Whitworth, the winningest golfer on any professional tour, has died at the age of 83. Whitworth passed away suddenly on Dec. 24 during Christmas Eve celebrations with family and friends, according to a release via the LPGA Tour from Whitworth’s long-time partner, Bettye Odle. “It is with a heart full
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4:46 PM ET Associated Press Kathy Whitworth set a benchmark in golf no one has ever touched, whether it was Sam Snead or Tiger Woods, Mickey Wright or Annika Sorenstam. Her 88 victories are the most by any player on a single professional tour. Whitworth, whose LPGA Tour victories spanned nearly a quarter century and
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The race for the 2023 FedEx Cup title resumes shortly as the 2022-23 PGA Tour season gets ready to begin again at the Sentry Tournament of Champions the first week of January. The season-long FedEx Cup points standings will help determine who keeps their PGA Tour cards and who’ll be eligible for the FedEx Cup
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What a long, strange year 2022 turned out to be. The rise of LIV Golf dominated conversations and headlines, leaving a trail of questions and angst that lead us, somewhat sheepishly, into 2023. But in reaching out to members of our staff for their lasting memories of the past 12 months, LIV was nowhere to
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