Golf (Page 2)

The PGA Tour has created a lucrative bonus structure that will reward golf’s biggest stars regardless of how they perform on the course, Golfweek has learned. The new system is designed to compensate players who are judged to drive fan and sponsor engagement, like Tiger Woods, Bryson DeChambeau and Rickie Fowler. Known as the Player Impact Program, the concept is seen asContinue Reading

TPC Louisiana, site of the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans this week, is the top-rated public-access golf course in Louisiana, based on the votes of Golfweek’s Best raters. Built by famed architect Pete Dye combined with consultation from PGA Tour players Steve Elkington and Kelly Gibson, the courses openedContinue Reading

Pete Dye designed the top-rated public-access golf courses in several states, with famed layouts such as TPC Sawgrass’s Players Stadium Course in Florida, Kiawah Golf Resort’s Ocean Course in South Carolina and Whistling Straits’ Straits in Wisconsin among the best of those. Add Louisiana to that list of Dye’s accomplishments,Continue Reading

Borrego Springs, the small desert town at the entrance to California’s sprawling Anza-Borrego State Park about 90 minutes south of Palm Springs, has won a judge’s approval for an agreement under which large farmers, resort owners and its own water district will slash water use by 74 percent by 2040.Continue Reading

In the coming days and weeks, athletes from across the professional sports landscape will be wearing an LPGA-logoed cotton-candy hoodie designed by Michelle Wie West. The #HoodieforGolf – already worn by Golden State Warriors players Damion Lee and Kent Bazemore – has sold out twice so far, and Wie West said thatContinue Reading

The deepest field in golf this week might be the one at Anthem (Arizona) Golf Club. On one side of the scoreboard, a four-time U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion has the lead. On the other, a Curtis Cup captain with three Women’s Mid-Amateur titles of her own is setting the pace.Continue Reading