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  • GOLF

    02/03/2018 1:08:28 PM PST · by CLASSYREEE · 70 replies
  • For the Love of the Game: Hawaiian Man Spends Potentially Last Moments on Earth Golfing

    01/13/2018 6:49:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | January 13, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    "Golf is a good walk spoiled," American author Mark Twain is credited as saying. Golf, a game as beautiful as it is frustrating, is played daily by thousands of men and women. Time and time again, a good golf round is ruined by slow play, a call from a spouse demanding their loved one home, or inclement weather. But for one Hawaiian man, absolutely nothing could get in the way of finishing his round, not even a potential ballistic missile strike.Alohi Gardner of Honolulu, Hawaii tweeted a video taken by her father, right after the entire state received a mass...
  • Football team’s stay at Doral resort could bolster lawsuit targeting Trump

    01/09/2018 8:52:53 AM PST · by dirtboy · 18 replies
    Wash Post via ^ | 1/9/2017 | Jonathan O'Connell
    A week-long stay by the University of Wisconsin football team at a Florida resort owned by President Trump is providing new potential fodder for a lawsuit alleging that the president's private business has put him in violation of the Constitution. During a visit to Miami to play in last month's Orange Bowl, the University of Wisconsin — a public university — put up about 250 players, athletic department staff, senior university officials and board members at the Trump National Doral golf resort. The university's stay may provide new ammunition to the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, which...
  • Trump is hosting a golf outing for US Coast Guard service members (Friday 29 Dec 17)

    12/29/2017 12:56:18 PM PST · by xzins · 38 replies ^ | 29 Dec 17 | Jay LeBlanc
    Updated 2 Hours Ago President Trump is hosting a golf outing for U.S. Coast Guard service members Friday at his course in West Palm Beach, Florida. The president invited about 60 service members from Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet to play at Trump International Golf Course. The president will also provide lunch for the service members. "These brave men and women patrol the waterways near Palm Beach and Mar-a-Lago everyday," Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley said in a statement. "The President wanted to thank these service members personally for their service to this nation."
  • Secret golfing life of Barack Obama

    12/27/2017 8:43:52 PM PST · by Frankusa · 31 replies
    ESPN ^ | Oct 3, 2012 | Don Van Natta Jr
    It is the first Sunday morning in May 2011... It is Barack Obama's 66th round of golf as president, and as usual, the media and the public aren't invited. Like nearly all of Obama's previous outings, the only witnesses are his playing partners -- a trio of White House staffers -- and a platoon of Secret Service agents... The press corps is forbidden from following the president from hole to hole or even taking his photograph on the course... No president has done more to keep his game a secret. During the 104 rounds Obama has played as president, photographers...
  • Trump golfs a day after 'back to work' tweet

    12/26/2017 5:19:41 PM PST · by mdittmar · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | Dec 26, 2017 | BENJAMIN SIEGEL
    President Donald Trump returned to the golf course Tuesday for his third round while on vacation in Palm Beach, one day after tweeting he’d be “back to work in order to Make America Great Again” on Christmas Day.
  • Trump Resort in Ireland Will Build Seawalls to Protect Against Climate Change

    12/22/2017 11:35:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | December 22, 2017 | By Alexa Lardieri
    President Donald Trump’s golf resort will build two seawalls to protect three holes on the golf course from rising sea levels and water erosion. President Donald Trump will finally get the wall he's after. However, it won't be along the U.S.-Mexico border. An Irish council on Thursday granted approval for a wall to be built around part of Trump's golf course in Doonbeg, Ireland to protect it from water erosion. Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Ireland previously applied to the Clare County Council for a continuous 1.7-mile long wall, but withdrew the application last year. Now, the resort will...
  • Racist Trees Separating Golf Course From Black Neighborhood Will Come Down

    12/20/2017 8:47:01 AM PST · by PBRCat · 42 replies
    Many longtime residents of the neighborhood previously told the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun they believed the trees were planted for racist reasons in the 1960s, and remained a lasting remnant of the history of segregation in the city. Residents said the invasive tamarisks, which block views of the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and San Jacinto mountains, have artificially depressed property values and prevented black families from accumulating wealth in their property over the past half century.
  • California city promises to remove 50-foot-tall ‘racist’ trees planted in the 1960s (tr)

    12/20/2017 12:16:24 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 20, 2017 | DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    A row of 'racist' trees standing between an African-American neighborhood and a city golf course will be removed, local officials in Palm Springs, California, told neighborhood residents. On Sunday, Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon told residents of the historically black Crossley Tract neighborhood that the city would remove the line of tamarisk trees and a chain link fence that runs between the neighborhood and the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, reports the Desert Sun. The decision to remove the trees and fence comes after neighborhood residents complained that the 50-foot tall tamarisk trees — an invasive species that blocks views of...
  • 'Racist' trees separating a black neighborhood from a golf course will come down

    12/19/2017 10:48:29 AM PST · by Zakeet · 123 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | December 18, 2017 | Corinne S Kennedy
    Palm Springs [California] will remove a row of trees blocking a historically African-American neighborhood from a city-owned golf course. [Snip] Many longtime residents of the neighborhood previously told the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun they believed the trees were planted for racist reasons in the 1960s, and remained a lasting remnant of the history of segregation in the city. Residents said the invasive tamarisks, which block views of the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and San Jacinto mountains, have artificially depressed property values and prevented black families from accumulating wealth in their property over the past half century.
  • The best shots of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season, by club [Golf Ping]

    12/14/2017 12:11:48 PM PST · by Zuben Elgenubi · 20 replies ^ | December 13, 2017 | Doug Ferguson
    Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range. Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star.One way to look back on 2017 is through every club in the bag. The shots weren’t necessarily the best, but they helped shape the year.• • •DRIVER: Moments after Dustin Johnson made a birdie putt to force a sudden-death playoff at the Northern Trust, he effectively ended it with one swing . CBS analyst Nick...
  • The Trump Curse: Lindsey Vonn Will Not Represent President Trump at the Olympics.

    12/10/2017 9:22:05 AM PST · by Bon mots · 70 replies
    The Bon Mots Drawing Room ^ | December 10, 2017 | Bon Mots
    In fact, she probably won't be representing anybody.
  • At Denton Golf Course, Feral Hogs Provide Unusual Hazard

    12/05/2017 10:11:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 | Seth Voorhees
    They've been an issue in North Texas for years. Farmers and ranchers have had their hands full with herds of feral hogs. Increasingly, they're being spotted in many less-open areas. On any golf course, there are certain things considered to be a hazard. “Sand traps. Water. Apartments,” soughed Clint Hollandsworth. The golfer from Denton has hit them all, at Timberlinks Golf Club. But lately, he and others have noticed something else. “Right up the left side of number two, it was torn up really bad,” said Hollandsworth. While the challenging course rolls through hills and woods through The Timberlinks at...
  • Stillwater Cove Shark Attack (Pebble Beach)

    11/24/2017 6:38:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    A shark attacked a spear fisherman Friday afternoon in Stillwater Cove near The Lodge at Pebble Beach. It happened approximately 1:45 pm . One witness tells us that the victim suffered a significant bite to his right leg, but he is in stable condition at Natividad Hospital's trauma center in Salinas. Two off-duty sheriff's deputies were on the beach when the attack took place, helped pull the victim from the water and stabilized him until emergency responders arrived. Advertisement The name of the victim, his age and where he lives have yet to be released by investigators. CHP and the...
  • Trump, Abe enjoy golf in Tokyo

    11/05/2017 10:34:43 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    Rediff ^ | Matsuyama | ANI  » News » Trump, Abe enjoy golf in Tokyo Trump, Abe enjoy golf in Tokyo November 05, 2017 20:21 IST United States President Donald Trump was seen enjoying golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and professional golfer Hideki Matsuyama at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo, the planned site of the 2020 Olympics golf tournament, shortly after arriving in Japan on Sunday. IMAGE: US President Donald Trump gestures to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as Japanese professional golfer Hideki Matsuyama looks on, as they play golf at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, north of Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Japan's Cabinet Public Relations Office/Kyodo/Reuters Taking to Twitter, US President Trump uploaded a video...
  • Girl golfer denied trophy after winning teen boy's tournament

    10/28/2017 1:40:49 PM PDT · by bgill · 18 replies
    circa ^ | Oct. 27, 2017 | staff
    Emily Nash, an 8th grader from Massachusetts, won a golf tournament for teen boys but was denied the trophy because she is a girl. She was entered into the D3 Central Boys Golf Tournament as part of her school's (Lunenberg High School) team and shot a 75 using the same tees as the boys. She captured the top spot by 4 strokes but her score was only counted towards her team's score, not as an individual score. Richard Pearson, Assistant Executive Director of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Associations attempted to explain the matter, "We have girls play in the spring...
  • Girl wins boys golf tournament but can't be awarded first place

    10/25/2017 3:23:13 PM PDT · by massmike · 48 replies ^ | 10/25/2017 | N/A
    LUNENBURG, Mass. — Emily Nash has been playing golf for years. The 16-year-old is on the Lunenburg High School boys golf team. There is no girls team. On Tuesday night, Nash had the lowest score -- 75 --- in the Central Mass Division 3 Boys' Golf Tournament. She was the technical winner, but wasn't awarded the first place trophy. “I wasn't aware that if I won I wouldn't get the title or the trophy,” Nash said. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, or MIAA, rules state, “Girls playing on a fall boys team cannot be entered in the Boys Fall Individual...
  • South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham golfs with President Trump

    10/09/2017 4:56:11 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 23 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | October 9 2017 | Jame lovegrove
  • Lindsey Graham Reveals President Trump’s Golf Score

    10/09/2017 3:53:01 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/09/2017 | Ford Springer
    Lindsey Graham hit the golf course to play with Donald Trump on Monday and let the president’s score slip after the round. The Republican senator from South Carolina joined the president for a round of golf at Trump National Golf Club in Northern Virginia, and despite some less-than-ideal weather, Trump posted a very solid score. " Really enjoyed a round of golf with President @realDonaldTrump today. " "President Trump shot a 73 in windy and wet conditions! " — Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) October 9, 2017 “Really enjoyed a round of golf with president @realDonaldTrump today,” Graham wrote on Twitter. “President...
  • Golfing with Obama, Republican senator scores hole-in-one [20137: RINO Corker putts w/BO]

    10/09/2017 4:30:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    al-Reuters ^ | 5/6/13 | Roberta Rampton
    [Hussein] took his second-term “schmooze offensive” to the golf course on Monday, bonding in a bipartisan foursome... ..... the hole-in-one helped deliver the match to Chambliss and Bob Corker, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who has a 2.1 handicap.....