All of the die-hard golf fans among us know golf has had a pretty tough time of it in recent years (unless you happen to be Rory McIlroy). Golf course memberships used to be a decade-long waiting list. Now, you stroll in with your application form and deposit, and you've got a good chance of … Continue reading Golf : 46% Up
If you're wondering why you can't tune in to the Back9Network and have stopped receiving emails from Ahmad Rashad's brainchild, there's a good reason: operations have been suspended due to a lack of funds. Launched in 2011, Back9Network has seen Rashad along with friends Michael Jordan and others wax on all things golf and many … Continue reading Back9Network Suspends Operations
Next time you're tired of losing money hand over fist at the craps table at the MGM Grand, you can get your frustrations out by whacking a few golf balls next door. Last Wednesday, TopGolf Las Vegas had a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new driving range that will be open 24 hours a day and … Continue reading TopGolf Combines Golf, Gambling in Vegas
Before I came over to GolfBlogger, I covered professional tennis for a long time. It took me about a year to figure out the way that sport's ranking system works and another year after that to accept it as fact - my low point being in 2010, when Kim Clijsters defeated Venus Williams to win … Continue reading How the Official World Golf Rankings Work
His 2014 season might have been a dud, but Tiger Woods is still the highest-earning golfer in the world. For the 12th straight year, Woods led Golf Digest's All-Encompassing Money List, making $55.1 million in 2014. However, that number was down from a whopping $121.8 million in 2013. That figure kept him just ahead of … Continue reading Tiger Still #1 on Golf Earnings List
It's not Buick or Pepsi, but Tiger Woods has added a new sponsor to his cadre of endorsements. Woods announced a deal with Hero Motocorp, which makes two-wheel motorcycles and scooters, primarily in India, where 98% of its sales revenue comes from. Woods turned 39 on Tuesday and is attempting a major for the first … Continue reading Tiger Woods Inks Big Endorsement Deal
If you've ever dreamed of working at Augusta National, site of the Masters, here's your big chance. On Friday, the Augusta National Golf Club posted a job listing in the Augusta Chronicle for an open position - Director of Security and Safety. The full job listing is below, but here are a few of the … Continue reading Ever Wanted to Work At Augusta?