Augusta National Golf Club plans to build a parking lot on the site of a 456-unit garden apartment complex that was purchased for $8.3 million and is being razed, the club said.
Golf’s governing bodies eliminated penalties for violations detectable only through video evidence such as one that cost Tiger Woods two strokes in a PGA Tour playoff event this year.
Harris English recorded a four- stroke victory in this this year’s final U.S. PGA Tour event, the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Henrik Stenson of Sweden became the first golfer to win the Race to Dubai and FedEx Cup titles in the same year with a six-stroke victory at the European Tour’s season-ending event.
Chris Kirk won golf’s McGladrey Classic by one shot over Tim Clark and Briny Baird, who was denied a chance for his first U.S. PGA Tour victory in 365 starts when he found a water hazard on the final hole.
The purse for the PGA Championship was increased by 25 percent to $10 million, equaling the Players Championship for golf’s biggest prize pool.
Lee Chang-woo of South Korea earned a berth in golf’s 2014 Masters Tournament with a three-shot win at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.
The U.S. maintained its one-point lead over the International team as the second day of golf’s Presidents Cup was suspended due to darkness.
The days of video-watching golf fans picking up a phone to alert on-site tournament officials of a rules violation may be coming to an end.
Even truckloads of ice may not be enough to maintain one colorful tradition of the Masters Tournament by the time the golf season’s first major championship begins this week.
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