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No cheers at Colonial to drown out expletive on broadcast

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Even without any fans to cheer, there was quite a reaction to a birdie during the PGA Tour’s return — a very audible “F-bomb” at the start of Golf Channel’s telecast Thursday. The network had been on the air for only a few minutes when the first shot from the…

News24.com | Daily shot of Express-o
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News24.com | Daily shot of Express-o

johnnyrocket – MyTwoCentsDaily sports briefs | Door opens for Rafael Nadal in GOAT race, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua agree to TWO fights, golfers lukewarm on microphones – and more!DOOR OPENS FOR NADAL IN GOAT RACENews of Roger Federer’s surgery ruling him out of tennis for the rest of the year AND Novak Djokovic’s reluctance…

Baseball ready to clean up the spit and add a bit of COVID-19 polish
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Baseball ready to clean up the spit and add a bit of COVID-19 polish

Author of the article:Darren Zary  •  Saskatoon StarPhoenixPublishing date:11 hours ago  •  4 minute readHome plate umpire wears a mask during the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) League opening game between SK Wyverns and Hanwha Eagles at the empty SK Happy Dream Ballpark on May 05, 2020 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun / Getty ImagesArticle contentSpit…

Brooks Koepka on 2020 Ryder Cup: ‘I Just Don’t Want to Play It Without Fans’
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Brooks Koepka on 2020 Ryder Cup: ‘I Just Don’t Want to Play It Without Fans’

Stuart Franklin/Getty ImagesBrooks Koepka doesn’t want to compete at the 2020 Ryder Cup if there aren’t fans in attendance.”The fans make that event,” the golfer said Wednesday, per Todd Archer of ESPN. “The fans make that special. If we’re not playing in front of fans, it’s just like us playing a game in Florida.”   While…

McIlroy’s competitive juices flowing ahead of return
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McIlroy’s competitive juices flowing ahead of return

Rory McIlroy is looking forward to seeing golf take its place at “the centre of the sports world” as the PGA Tour returns from its three-month suspension. The Northern Irishman will tee up at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday as a star-studded field looks to mark the resumption from lockdown…

Today’s Birthday 16/6
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Today’s Birthday 16/6

Today’s Birthday, June 16: American golfer Phil Mickelson (1970 – )Phil Mickelson has resumed his friendly rivalry with Tiger Woods in a charity exhibition match that has drawn millions of viewers.The two biggest names on the PGA Tour teamed up with NFL legends Tom Brady and Peyton Manning for The Match: Champions for Charity in…

Historic Kenmare golf clubhouse damaged in blaze
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Historic Kenmare golf clubhouse damaged in blaze

Updated / Monday, 1 Jun 2020 15:44 The historic building sustained extensive damage The clubhouse at Kenmare golf course has been significantly damaged in a fire.  The blaze broke out in the early hours of this morning at the Kenmare Golf clubhouse at Killowen on the outskirts of the County Kerry town.  The fire service was alerted at…

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Greece lifts its lockdown on hotels, pools, golf courses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lifted lockdown restrictions Monday for hotels, open-air cinemas, golf courses and public swimming pools as the country ramped up preparations for the crucial summer tourism season to start in two weeks. Primary school children also returned to class.Strict public safety measures have kept Greece’s COVID-19 infection rate low. The country…

With border closed, Canadian golfers can’t get there from here
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With border closed, Canadian golfers can’t get there from here

The venerable Aroostook Valley Country Club faces unique financial challenges because of the pandemic. Since the closing of the U.S.-Canadian border, club members from New Brunswick cannot access the course even though it is located in Canada. Aroostook Valley Country Club photo During the days of prohibition in the United States, if you wanted an…

What state is the UK golf industry now in due to the pandemic?
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What state is the UK golf industry now in due to the pandemic?

March to May 2020 will probably go down as the most extraordinary period in golf’s history, but what state is the industry now in? When all golf clubs in the UK had to close down due to coronavirus towards the end of March, following several years of declining participation in golf and membership falls that…