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  • Ben Bender Hole-in-One Comes in 93-Year-Old's Last Golf Game

    05/18/2018 3:21:25 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 21 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 5/18/2018 | Mike Dorstewitz
    Ninety-three-year-old Ben Bender made a hole-in-one during his likely last round of golf. The event, played at Ohio’s Green Valley Golf Course, brought Bender's fath in God and his love of golf together, according to the Zanesville Times Recorder. Bender, a Zanesville, Ohio native, is in declining health — including hip bursitis — making playing the game difficult. "I'd come close to some hole-in-ones, but this one was level on the green before it curved towards the hole and went in," Bender told the newspaper. "I was in awe watching it. I played a few more holes, but my hips...
  • Police take down gunman yelling 'anti-Trump' rhetoric at Trump National Doral Golf Club

    05/18/2018 7:18:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 18, 2018 | Briana Montalvo and Morgan Winsor
    Florida police shot a man early this morning who opened fire at a Miami-area golf resort owned by President Donald Trump, authorities said. The man, armed with a handgun, was overheard yelling "anti-Trump" rhetoric and had draped a U.S. flag over a counter in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club, police said. He then fired shots into the ceiling and at chandeliers while apparently waiting for police to arrive, according to authorities. Four officers from the Doral Police Department and one officer from the Miami-Dade Police Department responded to the incident after receiving a 911 call around...
  • Police: Florida Man Opened Fire, Ranted About POTUS at Trump Doral Golf Resort

    05/18/2018 6:35:07 AM PDT · by davikkm · 21 replies
    breitbart ^ | Joshua Caplan
    Police say they shot and wounded a man “ranting” about President Donald Trump inside the lobby of the Trump National Doral Miami resort at around 1:30 am EST Friday morning. “The man — who was not a guest at the resort — waited in the lobby for police officers to arrive before luring them into a gunfight, authorities said. During the gunfight, the unidentified man was struck several times in the lower body. No workers at the resort or guests were injured. A Doral cop hurt his wrist,” reports the Miami Herald. Miami Police have identified the suspect as Jonathan...
  • Gunman at Trump Golf Club in Florida Is Shot by the Police

    05/18/2018 6:34:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 5/18/2018 | Patricia Mazzei and Alan Blinder
    DORAL, Fla. — An armed man was shot and wounded after he shouted about President Trump and opened fire at the Trump National Doral Miami Golf Club in South Florida early Friday, the police said. The authorities did not immediately describe a motive for the attack at about 1:30 a.m. in the marble-floored lobby of the club’s hotel, which is owned by the Trump Organization. They identified the suspect as Jonathan Oddi, 42, and said they believed he had acted alone.
  • Police: Golf champ's wife attacked him after he bombed at tournament

    05/16/2018 7:12:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    www.miamiherald.com ^ | May 15, 2018 04:15 PM | By Jose Lambiet
    <p>Former U.S. Open champion golfer Lucas Glover missed the secondary cuts at last weekend’s Players Championship near St. Augustine — and his wife greeted him home with a shower of insults and, allegedly, a beat-down.</p> <p>Krista Glover, 36, was arrested by St. Johns County Sheriff’s deputies at Sawgrass TPC in Ponte Vedra Beach and charged with domestic battery and resisting arrest.</p>
  • PGA Tour Star Lucas Glover Allegedly Attacked by Wife After Terrible Round at Players Championship

    05/15/2018 4:18:59 PM PDT · by ethom · 74 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 15, 2018 | 4:22pm | By Jackie Salo
    <p>PGA star Lucas Glover’s wife was arrested for violently attacking the golfer over his poor showing at The Players Championship, authorities said.</p> <p>Krista Glover was arrested Saturday on battery charges at a home the couple rented in Ponte Vedra, Florida, not far from the competition at Sawgrass TPC .</p>
  • Lucas Glover's wife arrested for domestic violence; reportedly attacked him for bad round (PGA)

    05/15/2018 3:20:11 PM PDT · by C19fan · 63 replies
    Golf Digest ^ | May 15, 2018 | Joel Beall
    PGA Tour player Lucas Glover was attacked by his wife during the Players Championship, according to police reports. Following the tournament's third round, Krista Glover was arrested and charged with domestic battery and resisting arrest. Police arrived to a residence rented by the Glovers on Saturday night due to a disturbance 911 call. A document from the St. Johns County Sheriff's department states Lucas was berated by his wife for his poor play (he shot a third-round 78 for a MDF—made cut, did not finish). In the report. Lucas told deputies "when he plays a bad round of golf, Krista...
  • Golf course that called the police on black women loses business, faces call for state investigation

    04/28/2018 12:59:21 PM PDT · by econjack · 83 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/28/2018 | Rachel Siegel
    In the days after white golf course owners called the police on five African American women they said were not playing fast enough, a Pennsylvania state senator has called for an investigation into the incident and the club is losing local business. On April 21, the women were told by owners and employees of the Grandview Golf Course in York County, Pa., that they were taking too long. The club offered to refund their memberships and then called 911.
  • Hate messages flood wrong Pa. golf course after 'racial' incident makes national headlines

    04/24/2018 5:52:36 PM PDT · by lightman · 45 replies
    pennlive.com ^ | 24 April A.D. 2018 | Christine Vendel
    The story of five black women who were asked to leave a York County golf course for reportedly playing too slowly is making headlines and causing outrage across the country. The group of regular golfers said they were confronted at the second hole by Steve Chronister, one of the owners of the Grandview Golf Course and a former county commissioner, who accused them of lagging and offered to refund their money if they would leave. They were the only African Americans or all-female groups on the course in Dover Township, according to Sandra Thompson, who posted a detailed account of...
  • Angry Goose Attacks High School Golfer, Knocks Him to Ground

    04/24/2018 8:19:42 AM PDT · by ETL · 83 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Apr 24, 2018
    A mama goose in a "fowl" mood went after a high school golfer in Michigan, knocking him to the ground for getting a little too close to her nest. The teen, Isaac Couling, suffered no serious injuries in the attack, but the photos - aired Tuesday morning on "Fox & Friends First" - have quickly gone viral.
  • Don't like Patrick Reed winning the Masters? Deal with it

    04/09/2018 10:03:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 83 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 8, 2018 | Dan Wetzel
    Patrick Reed had two putts for par, two putts on the 18th green, two putts to win the Masters. He was sitting at 15-under, he had held Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and everyone else off for going on three days. He was 24 feet away with an opportunity to lag it, then tap it, then slip on a green jacket. The throng around the 18th here at Augusta National sat politely but when his first putt slipped by the hole leaving him a slightly tricky 4-footer, they began a murmur that built into a consensus, not of dread that he...
  • VIDEO: PGA Golfer Gets Hole in One During Masters Par 3 Contest Then Snaps Ankle While Celebrating

    04/04/2018 3:47:58 PM PDT · by savedbygrace · 38 replies
    True Pundit ^ | April 4, 2018 | admin
    Let’s hope Tony Finau is alright. The American PGA golfer scored a rare hole in one Wednesday at a Masters contest and then dislocated his ankle while celebrating. Finau is scheduled to partake in his first Masters Tournament beginning tomorrow.
  • Opinion: Tiger Woods no longer dominant, and that's OK

    04/06/2018 6:45:33 PM PDT · by C19fan · 67 replies
    AP ^ | April 6, 2018 | Paul Newberry
    hen Tiger Woods knocked one into the water at Amen Corner for the second day in a row, he headed off toward the Nelson Bridge while his two playing partners took a more familiar route to the 12th green over the Hogan Bridge. In a sense, those divergent paths were the perfect analogy for where Woods is at this stage of his career. He might add another major title to his amazing record. Maybe even two. But he's not catching Jack Nicklaus, and his days of dominating on the PGA Tour are done.
  • Tony Finau’s Masters dream is about much more than playing through a freak injury

    04/06/2018 6:44:57 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 24 replies
    www.sbnation.com ^ | 4/6/18 | Brendan Porath
    (snip) -- Tony Finau said his opening round 68 was a “miracle” given the pain from a nasty injury …….. during the par-3 contest. But just getting here was an improbable, inspiring story. Tony Finau turned down the one invite every golfer, from the best pros to high handicap scrubs, covets the most. He took a pass on playing Augusta National. “I’ve had opportunities to play Augusta, whether it be from a caddie, a member, to go watch as a kid,” he told me. “I’ve had opportunities to step foot on the grounds and play Augusta and watch the Masters....
  • Tiger Woods'' Ex-GF Threatened Over NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) [ed]

    04/04/2018 6:42:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 32 replies
    TMZ ^ | April 2, 2018 | Staff
    Tiger Woods got his ex-girlfriend Kristin Smith to sign a non-disclosure agreement to make sure she kept her mouth shut about their nuclear breakup ... but she wants out of their deal -- and now they're locked in a nasty legal war. TMZ Sports has learned ... Woods and Smith (who dated from 2015 to 2017) are currently in arbitration -- and sources familiar with the situation tell us it's all over a non-disclosure agreement. We're told Smith believes Woods cheated on her in 2017 and that's what ended their relationship. To save himself from another embarrassing sex-fueled PR nightmare,...
  • Tiger Woods is now the favorite to win the 2018 Masters

    03/15/2018 12:06:20 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    SB Nation ^ | February 15, 2018 | Brendan Porath
    With the Masters starting in just three weeks, the oddsmakers favorite to win the green jacket is now Tiger Woods. These odds are for the 2018 Masters, to be clear. The move into solo position with the lowest odds for Augusta came on Thursday morning. Woods had an 8:23 a.m. ET tee time at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and he’s spent much of the morning sharing the lead at Bay Hill. Woods went out with a 3-under 33 on the course’s back nine, his best opening nine score at this event since 2007.
  • Newsweek: Trump Spent one-third of his Presidency at his own Properties, Golfed More than Obama

    03/14/2018 10:55:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Josh Saul
    President Donald Trump has now spent almost one-third of his time in office at his own properties and has played more golf than President Obama over the same period. The president has visited one of his properties on 112 days of his presidency, according to a count NBC News updated Wednesday in the midst of Trump's 10-day Christmas vacation at Mar-a-Lago—his private club in Palm Beach. U.S. taxpayers paid $6.6 million in airfare alone this year for Trump’s frequent trips to Mar-a-Lago, according to U.S. Air Force records. Trump also spent part or all of about 40 days at his...
  • GOLF

    02/03/2018 1:08:28 PM PST · by CLASSYREEE · 72 replies
    JUST A THOUGHT. PEOPLE WHO PLAY A GAME ARE MORE ETHICAL THAN GAMES PEOPLE PLAY. FOR INSTANCE, A GOLFER MAY TAP A PUTT AND MOVE THE BALL AN INCH. NO ONE NOTICED, NOT AN OFFICAL, NOT A FAN, NOT A FELLOW PLAYER. YET THE PLAYER STANDS UP AND ANNOUNCES THAT HE MADE A STROKE. IT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO PLAY BY THE RULES THEN WORRY ABOUT WHO WILL WIN. THE PLAYER HAS ALREADY WON BECAUSE HE WAS HONEST. THE ANSWER IS NOT TO HAVE MORE JUDGES OR MORE CAMERAS ON THE BALL. THE ANSWER IS TO HAVE MORE PLAYERS WITH...
  • 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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 MSN.com ^ | 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...