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Golf Tournament Rules & Regulations

Certain rules and regulations must be followed in order to play in golf tournaments. The United States Golf Association sets the rules for golf for both match and stroke play in the United States.

New Restaurants in Dallas

Dallas has more than just the Cowboys Stadium and the University of Texas to keep visitors entertained. The city is also home to the Kimball Art Museum, Dallas Arboretum and more than 10 beautiful golf courses. When golfers are done enjoying a ro...

New York Landmark Hotels

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission is the association that assigns hotels their landmark status. These hotels are world renowned for their luxurious views, famous guests, their locations and their amenities. There also are severa...

Portland Memorial Coliseum History

One of the oldest structures in Portland's Rose Quarter in Oregon, the Portland Memorial Coliseum is an indoor arena that has played host to the city's professional athletic teams, national musical acts and other sporting events since opening.

Hotels in Labrador City, Newfoundland

Labrador City, Newfoundland is located in Western Labrador in Canada near Quebec. This small city features a total of four main accommodations and several outdoor activities, including skiing and golf. The Tamarack Golf Club is Newfoundland's onl...

How to Attend the Cadillac Classic Series Golf Tour

Cadillac is a major sponsor of the U.S. Pro Golf Tour through its series of events at country clubs in the Cadillac Classic Series Golf Tour. Operated by Greens Worldwide Incorporated, it is designed as a step-up tour to find and develop new tale...

What Are the Requirements for a PGA Tour Card?

If you have ever picked up a golf club, you might have wondered how a golfer gets on the PGA tour. To play as a member on the PGA tour, a player must have a PGA Tour card. You become eligible for a PGA Tour card after achieving one of several qua...

What Are the Odds of Hitting a Hole in One?

For many golfers, hitting a hole in one is a lifelong goal. Though often talked about amongst golfers, from the professional to the beginner, a hole in one is actually quite rare. Golfers may wonder about their odds of hitting a hole in one.

Types of Golf Traditions

Types of Golf Traditions . Golf is an old sport with a broad range of traditions. Though there is much debate over who actually invented golf, the game as we know it today was so popular in Scotland that by the 1600s the King had to outlaw it in...

Types of Golf Games

Types of Golf Games. Once a golfer gets past the beginning stages of the game when he is learning to hit the ball off the tee and from the fairway and to putt, the competitive nature of any golfer takes over. If he is playing in a foursome he may...

How to Keep Score in Golf

How to Keep Score in Golf. Keeping score in golf should be simple. You get a scorecard at the golf pro shop when you get ready for your round and you also get a pencil. The card has a slot for you to fill in your score at every hole and also incl...

About the Nike Junior Golf Tour

About the Nike Junior Golf Tour. The Nike Junior Golf Tour is an event sponsored by Nike and creates a golfing opportunity for kids ages 10 to 19 to compete for prizes and scholarships as well as make a name for themselves in a professional golf...

Who is Bobby Jones the Golfer?

Born Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., Bobby Jones evolved from an ultra-talented youngster who could not keep his temper into the icon of the sport, known for his sportsmanship and grace. Bobby Jones was the first golfer to complete what the sport calls i...

List of European Ryder Cup Golfers

Bernard Gallacher, Harry Weetman and Bernard Hunt played in a total of 23 Ryder Cups for the British Team from 1951 to 1979. At that time, the competition for the United States changed to the whole of Europe because the Yanks so dominated the Bri...

Who Makes the Cut at the Masters Golf Tournament?

Every April, Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia hosts the Masters Tournament. The Masters Tournament is steeped in tradition and is one of the few invitation-only professional golf tournaments. The Masters Committee makes the ultimate decision ...

The History of the British Open

In the first British Open, which occurred on October 17, 1860, Scotsman Willie Park defeated his compatriot, Old Tom Morris, by two strokes with a 174 total over 36 holes. From a group of eight players competing for a red leather belt with a silv...

U.S. Open Golf History

The U.S. Open is one of the most important golf tournaments in the world and one of the toughest tests in the sport. It evolved into a major championship from the humblest of beginnings, when it took place on a nine-hole course in the shadow of a...

Charity Golf Tournament Planning

If you want to raise money for a worthy cause, consider a charity golf tournament. Golf tournaments build good will and bring positive attention to your cause. They do, however, require work and preparation. Recruit people with strong organizatio...

How to Handicap in Golf

A golf handicap is used to measure your golfing ability by a numeric value based on your recent golf scores and courses played. Your handicap index is then used to determine a course handicap for the location that you are playing. The greater a h...

How to Qualify for the Master's Golf Tournament

The Masters golf tournament is one of the four major tournaments in professional golf. Along with the U.S. Open, British Open and the PGA tournament, the Masters is among the most storied tournaments in golf. While there are some pro golfers that...

How to Score a Golf Game

Keeping score in golf is a big responsibility. Not only do you have to keep track of your own score for 18 holes, but you have to do it for your other playing partners as well. This can be tricky because you may not see every shot your playing pa...

PGA Championship Cut Rules

Making the cut at the PGA tournament is a huge step for any professional golfer. It is difficult enough to get an invitation to play in the tournament, but to play well enough through the first two rounds to earn a spot to finish the tournament i...

How to Plan Golf Tournaments

Organizing a golf tournament is hard work, and the more participants you have the harder the work becomes. If you are setting up your first golf tournament, you may want to use the traditional stroke-play format as that is one of the more basic t...

History of Masters Golf Winners

The Masters is one of the biggest sporting events of the year. In addition to being the first major tournament on the golf calendar (the U.S. Open, British Open and PGA are the others), the Masters is generally considered to take place at one of ...

The History of the Players Championship

THE PLAYERS Championship is considered golf's "fifth major" championship because it is the PGA Tour's richest event and it rewards the winner with tournament exemptions and points toward the FedEx Cup standings and the World Golf Rankings.

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