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Jordan Spieth may not have won this week’s Dean & Deluca Invitational, but he certainly regained his putting stroke. That’s a good sign, especially with the U.S. Open less than three weeks away now.

May 28, 2017
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Diary of a USGA Rules Official: Just the Facts Ma’am

May 12, 2017

It’s been a busy month for the Rules of Golf, and I would be surprised if Dr. Robin Farran didn’t have a little something to do with it. Dr. Farran teaches Advanced Rules at the Golf Academy of America in Phoenix and is one of the United States Golf Association’s (USGA) top Rules Officials. Late last month, the USGA and the R&A came together to announce changes limiting the use of video…

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To Younger Me From Older Me

May 7, 2017

Dear Younger Me, I can’t play golf anymore. I tried to swing the club the other day, but my body wouldn’t cooperate. The best I can do now is to sometimes take walks out on the course, but my eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, so I don’t see much. I have a lot of time to sit and think now, and I often think about the game….

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No joke! A golfer playing at Winnapaug Country Club in Westerly, Rhode Island used a club to kill a rabid fox that attacked him on the 2nd hole.

May 7, 2017
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A Good Golf Joke…

May 2, 2017

During my physical examination, my doctor asked me about my physical activity level. I described a typical day: “Yesterday afternoon, I took a five-hour walk about seven miles along some pretty rough terrain. I waded along the edge of a lake. I pushed my way through brambles.” I continued, “I got sand in my shoes and in my eyes. I almost stepped on a snake. I climbed several rocky hills,…

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