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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 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...

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...

The History of British Open Golf Championship

The British Open golf championship, the oldest major tournament, takes place on one of the historic courses in England or Scotland. It starts on the third Thursday of July and is the only major played outside the United States.


Who Was Bobby Jones?

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...


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...

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 ...

U.S. Open Cut Rules

The U.S. Open is known for being the toughest major and most challenging golf course for tour professionals. This tournament, every year, leaves players struggling to make par and any round in the 70s is great. The cut rules for the U.S. Open are...

List of Notable British Open Winners

The Open Championship, commonly referred to as the British Open, is one of the most prestigious professional golfing tournaments in the world. It is one of the four major tournaments held each year and is the oldest professional tournament, havin...

List of Winners of the Masters Golf Tournament

The Masters golf tournament was the co-creation of golfing legend Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts. It is held every year at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. The Masters is the premier tournament of golf's Grand Slam, and the opportunity to...

The Best Amateur Golf Tournaments

Some of the more prestigious amateur tournaments in golf require a certain handicap to qualify. If you are a serious amateur golfer, there are three tournaments you need to put on your schedule.

PGA Championship History

The PGA Championship is one of golf's four major championships. Played during August, it is the last major of each golf season. The first PGA Championship was held in 1916 at the Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York, and the winner took h...

List of PGA Championship Winners

The PGA Championship is one of the four major tournaments that makes up golf's Grand Slam. It is the last Grand Slam tournament played, usually in August about a month following the British Open. Winning the PGA Championship comes with the perk o...

What Are the Majors?

There are thousands of golf tournaments played all over the world by players with various skill sets each year, but the four tournaments that get the most attention are the four major tournaments of the PGA Tour. The four major tournaments on the...

List of Winners of the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments and one of the PGA's four major championships. Ask any golf professional from around the world what tournament they would most want to win and many would answer the U.S. Open. Both men...

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.

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...

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...

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