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 as
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 opened
Elite golfers rarely get attached to their drivers. Every year, new models are released promising more distance, more forgiveness or both. Players on the PGA Tour and the LPGA tour want their driver to look good and to sound good, but at the end of the day if the launch
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,
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.
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 that
Reflection Bay at Lake Las Vegas is the home of the 2021 Golfweek Senior Desert Showdown. Built in 1998 and set on luxurious Lake Las Vegas, Reflection Bay is home to a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design. Nicklaus designed the course out of the rugged desert and came up with an
Connor Murphy started his day at Trophy Club (Texas) Country Club with an 11 on the par-4 first hole. It wouldn’t be terribly significant but for the fact that Murphy was entered in a Monday qualifier for this week’s Veritex Bank Championship on the Korn Ferry Tour. Unfortunately it got
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.
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