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In the News (Sun 21 Apr 19)

  
  India Golf Tours, Sports Tour Operators India, Tour of India, Cultural Tour India, Sports Travel Packages, India Golf ...
There are golf courses in the mountains, in the plains, deserts and at beach resorts.The environment of each course is unique in its culture and history, highlighting all that makes India a diverse destination.
The DLF Golf and Country Resort designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer is superbly located close to the international airport and the New Delhi CBD, this magnificent golf course offers a great test of golf and will challenge players of all skill levels.
Night golf at DLF is a memorable experience and one not to be missed.
www.transindiaholidays.com /toindia/golf.asp   (1034 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Professional golf tours
The three third level tours are the PGA EuroPro Tour, the Alps Tour and the EPD Tour.
Golf is unique among sports in having high profile and lucrative competitions for players of this age group.
In 2006 it was rebranded as the Legends Tour.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Professional_golf_tours   (1746 words)

  
 Golf Tours
It is one of the four major championships in men's golf and is on the official schedule of both the PGA TOUR and the PGA European Tour.
The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR.
The PGA Tour is now independent of the PGA of America, and it is an elite organisation of tournament professionals, but the PGA Championship is still run by the PGA of America, which is mainly a body for club and teaching professionals.
www.golfcoursesguide.org /learn/tours   (1207 words)

  
 Thailand Golf Holiday, Thailand Tours, Golf Resorts & Vacation Information
Golf course reviews, special Thailand golf playing tips and advice, and holiday and vacation planning along with first hand expert knowledge will be shared.
The upcoming months are a great time to be golfing in Thailand – and if you are planning to be here this month, try to stay over the weekend of November 24th to take in, and indeed participate in, one of Thailand’s most beautiful and popular Festivals.
Nobody loves their golf more than me but, personally speaking, the last place that I would want to live is on a Thailand golf course – and that goes double for my wife.
www.thailandgolfzone.com   (2314 words)

  
 LPGA.com
Professionals playing qualified events on the LPGA, LET, the Ladies Professional Golfers' Association of Japan, the KLPGA and the ALPG will be eligible initially, and professionals playing on other tours will be considered as they grow in stature.
Throughout the development of the women's world rankings, the five major tours have been and will continue to be in communication with the IGF to ensure the proposed women's world rankings will meet the Olympic eligibility requirements.
The inaugural World Congress of Women's Golf, an initiative created and hosted by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), is a landmark event featuring the world's most influential leaders focused on the advancement of women's professional golf.
www.lpga.com /content_1.aspx?pid=2695&mid=4   (254 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Sports : Fantasy : Golf
A hole of golf consists of hitting a ball from a tee on the teeing ground (a marked area designated for the first shot of a hole), and, once the ball comes to rest, striking it again, and repeating this process until the ball at last comes to rest in the cup.
Golf is not inherently an expensive activity; the cost of an average round of golf is USD $36 [4], and the game is regularly enjoyed by over 26 million Americans and many more world-wide.
But the perception of golf as a game for the wealthy elite and country clubs as a haven for corrupt businessmen is common among many.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Sports-Fantasy/Golf.shtml   (6598 words)

  
 Golf at AllExperts
Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area.
Golf tees resemble nails with a small cup on the head and are usually made of wood or plastic.
Although golf is a relatively minor issue compared to other land-ethics questions, it has symbolic importance as it is a sport normally associated with the wealthier Westernized population, and the culture of colonization and globalization of non-native land ethics.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/go/golf.htm   (9244 words)

  
 Golf - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
A hole of golf consists of hitting a ball from a tee on the teeing ground (a marked area designated for the first shot of a hole), and, once the ball comes to rest, striking it again, and repeating this process until the ball at last comes to rest in the cup.
Golf is not inherently an expensive activity; the cost of an average round of golf is USD $36 [4], and the game is regularly enjoyed by over 26 million Americans and many more world-wide.
But the perception of golf as a game for the wealthy elite and country clubs as a haven for corrupt businessmen is common among many.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/g/o/l/Golf.html   (5991 words)

  
 Professional golf tours
Professional golf is one of the more lucrative sports in the world for both men and women, but it is has a very different structure from other sports, especially team sports.
The other tours are effectively "feeder" tours: any player who succeeds on them is likely to move to a richer tour as soon he or she can.
Below this level, the tours do not offer ranking points, and the prize money on offer will be at a level that allows only a few of the members, or perhaps none of them at all, to make their main income from playing on that tour alone.
www.golf.get-all-info.com /professionalgolftoursf.html   (751 words)

  
 GOLF
Golf is also popular in Canada, South Africa, and Australia and since the end of World War II has enjoyed phenomenal growth in Japan.
1768 - The Golf House at Leith is erected.
Golf is not inherently an expensive activity; the cost of an average round of golf is USD $36, and the game is regularly enjoyed by over 26 million Americans and many more world-wide.
www.solarnavigator.net /sport/golf.htm   (9458 words)

  
 June 2004 - Grit, Golf & Girls on the Green
Now 23, Smith qualified for the 2004 Futures Golf Tour in November, and is playing on a “conditional” card, with a status ranking that allows her to play some of the Futures events.
Veteran golf professional and teaching pro Leo Reynolds, of Bennington, is the golf pro behind the clinics.
The course on which the golf team practices and plays is considered challenging, one the most difficult on their division circuit, according to Mount Holyoke golf team captain Audry Longo, class of 2005.
www.vermontwoman.com /articles/0604/golf.shtml   (1917 words)

  
 Golfweek | Golf's Global News Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The professional golf tour in Australia is downscaling on significantly reduced sponsorships, and the Asian Tour has become increasing intermingled with the PGA European Tour.
The China Golf Association has stated that it hopes these events will be the springboard for professional golf in China, but the CGA will need to commit substantial financial support from within its own resources if developing professionals remains its predominant goal.
The Ladies Golf Tour is played from January through March, which allows it to avoid significant competition with events on the tours in Europe, the U.S., Korea and Japan.
www.golfweek.com /ourtake/284133566710180.php   (736 words)

  
 It'll be Mass. gathering - The Boston Globe
But for the most part, the pro golf presence in our area was rather quiet, for four summers, left solely to the senior men and their yearly trip to Nashawtuc CC in Concord for the FleetBoston Classic.
We know that golf fever has taken hold and that, for the first time in several years, our demand for pro golf figures to be met by a generous supply.
Deutsche Bank has a deal with the PGA Tour to sponsor this tournament through 2006, and many observers feel a commitment to TPC Boston beyond this year will depend a great deal upon how players respond to the significant course changes that were made at the facility, which is not yet two years old.
www.boston.com /sports/golf/articles/2004/03/18/itll_be_mass_gathering?mode=PF   (1635 words)

  
 Golf Betting Guide Part One
A golf tournament is played over four days (with the occasional exception of a three round tournament) with many swings in the betting odds along the way, meaning golf is a great sport for trading the prices.
There are a number of other golf tours throughout the world, which basically, may be thought of as the 'reserves' or the 'seconds'.
Golf appeals to many punters, purely because of the fact, that it is possible for punters to back contestants, at big odds, who present really good chances of playing well.
www.puntingace.com /bettingguide/golfbetting1.htm   (1612 words)

  
 Golf - CBS SportsLine.com
In addition to the Champions Tour, The Golf Channel is the exclusive television provider of the Nationwide Tour and European Tour, and carries an extensive blend of LPGA, USGA, PGA of America, PGA Tour of Australasia and Sunshine Tour of Southern Africa competition.
Known as the Senior PGA Tour since its inception in 1980, it was renamed the Champions Tour this year as part of a rebranding in which the three Tours were aligned more closely under the umbrella of the PGA TOUR.
All three Tours of the PGA TOUR and their tournaments have contributed nearly $700 million to charity since the first recorded donation was made in 1938.
www.sportsline.com /golf/story/6147285   (864 words)

  
 Golf, golfers, golf basics, books, tours, Corporate golf - Banknet India
Golf is an up-market, upbeat game reserved for the movers and shakers of the corporate world.
Golf is a game in which the player attempts to propel a small, resilient ball with clubs around a course, consisting of widely spaced holes, in regular progression and with the smallest number of strokes.
Professional golf is organized into a number of regional "tours", each of which stages a sequence of weekly tournaments.
www.banknetindia.com /html/lifestyle_golf.htm   (417 words)

  
 Aspiring Golf Professional KATJA DAMMANN- Endorsement
Being a golf professional, I immediately recognized her talent and love for golf.
During that first meeting, Katja informed me that she wanted to make a living playing professional golf and asked if I thought she had a chance to do so.
Her desire to excel is unparalleled and she already has the mental toughness needed for a professional career.
www.geocities.com /desmoronou/endorse.html   (254 words)

  
 Player Bio: Randall McCracken :: Men's Golf
McCracken began his career as a golf instructor and the assistant golf professional at the Idaho Falls Country Club from 1994-95.
In 1998, McCracken began a four-year stint with Wine Golf, L.L.C. in Jacksonville, Fla. He was the vice president of Wine Golf from 1998-2001 and doubled as the director of instruction at the Mike Wine Golf Academy from 1999-2001.
McCracken captured 10 wins in professional golf tours throughout the Southeast from 1994-96 and played in numerous PGA section championships from 1997-2001.
utahutes.cstv.com /sports/m-golf/mtt/mccracken_randall00.html   (389 words)

  
 Ian Poulter's Golf Swing
Ian James Poulter (born 10 January 1976) is an English golfer who is a member of the world's top two professional golf tours, the U.S. based PGA Tour and the European Tour.
Born in Hitchin, Poulter's first professional win was the Open de Côte d'Ivoire on the European Tour's second tier Challenge Tour in 1999, and he won promotion to the European Tour itself via the Qualifying School later that year.
This entitled him to take up membership of the PGA Tour in 2005, and he is planning to divide his time between the two tours in 2005.
beauproductions.com /golfswingsws/ianpoulter/main.htm   (401 words)

  
 LPGA.com
Professionals playing qualified events on the LPGA, LET, the Ladies Professional Golfers' Association of Japan, the KLPGA and the ALPG will be eligible initially, and professionals playing on other tours will be considered as they grow in stature.
Throughout the development of the women's world rankings, the five major tours have been and will continue to be in communication with the IGF to ensure the proposed women's world rankings will meet the Olympic eligibility requirements.
The inaugural World Congress of Women's Golf, an initiative created and hosted by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), is a landmark event featuring the world's most influential leaders focused on the advancement of women's professional golf.
www.lpga.com:8080 /content_1.aspx?pid=2695&mid=4   (254 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Duties required of caddies a mixed bag   (Site not responding. Last check: )
None of the 35 rules that govern golf requires a player to have a caddie, but it is a requirement on the pro tours.
On the LPGA Tour, players are paid a salary — $500 to $1,000 a week — plus a percentage of earnings that ranges from 10% for a win to 7% for a top-10 finish to 5% for everything else.
Pate is playing the PGA Championship on a special exemption, and he has plans to return to tournament golf on the Senior Tour when he turns 50 in 2003.
www.usatoday.com /sports/golf/pga01/2001-08-15-caddie.htm   (1777 words)

  
 Tony Collins Golf Tours - PGA
Over the years five of the Portuguese Assistant Professionals came to stay with me to learn the golfing trade in England and to improve their English.
All of these Assistants have now qualified as Professionals and all except one operate in the Algarve.
My large circle of Portuguese friends is always ready to help in whatever way necessary to enhance your holiday and they are not all from the golfing trade.
www.tonycollinsgolftours.com /tony.asp   (211 words)

  
 GOLFONLINE - LPGA Starts Drug Testing
Finchem has maintained that because golf is a sport of integrity, in which players police themselves, drug testing is unnecessary, but he's had to amend his position.
The PGA Tour's nine-man policy board, which includes players Joe Durant, Davis Love III, Scott McCarron and Joe Ogilvie, met in Ponte Vedra, Florida, on Monday, and although the new FedEx Cup took up a good portion of the agenda, drug-testing was among the issues discussed.
The Tour recommended that the board develop a list of prohibited substances and an educational outreach program that would teach players how they can get into the body, what are the health risks, the nature of any potential testing and the penalties for a substance being detected.
www.golfonline.com /golfonline/tours/lpga/article/0,17742,1560038,00.html   (856 words)

  
 Professional Golf Tours - Ladies Golf Clubs - Techniques Tips for Grip & Swing
Professional golf is organised into a number of regional 'tours', each of which stages a series of weekly tournaments.
The International Federation of PGA Tours is the trade body of the main men's professional golf tours.
While the game of golf may not have always been open to the idea of having female players grace the green, professional and amateur female golfers have taken the sport by storm in recent years.
www.golf-basics.co.uk /golfer-professional-golf.html   (376 words)

  
 Michelle Wie transitions to professional golf
The JMAX Tour’s design incorporates a wide, super heavy sole lowering the centre of gravity for more consistency and has been made available in a full complement of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) shafts.
Tour Edge is distributed in Canada by Tournament Sports in Waterloo, Ont.
Dykeman will be responsible for logistical details and organization of the Canadian PGA Education Series and the development of education, employment and golf development strategies.
www.scoregolf.com /articles/current-news/Michelle-Wie-transitions-to-professional-golf.cfm?p=2   (464 words)

  
 SMT Golf - We Are Driven!
Amazingly 11 Futures Tour Professionals decided to put down their major OEM drivers and put SMT drivers in their bag based on the increased performance they experienced both out on the range and during their practice rounds on Wednesday.
SMT Golf had 3 Top Ten Finishes at the event this past weekend and expects the interest in their equipment to continue to grow.
SMT Golf, The Longest Driver On Any PGA Tour, is the Winningest Component Company in the History Of Golf with 4 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championships and hundreds of Tour Victories.
www.smtgolf.com /pressAwards.asp?press=12   (580 words)

  
 Go Ireland Golf, golfing tours of ireland, irish golf tours, play golf in ireland
Based in the South West of Ireland we have years of experience of tailormaking tours to the individual requirement of our clients.
You just come and play the golf, we will look after your accommodation, tee times, transport, caddies and will be happy to suggest itineraries for non golfers.
Go Ireland are here to look after your golfing needs and our staff will be delighted to help you plan your trip.
www.goirelandgolf.com   (268 words)

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