Golf + Coronavirus

Augusta National announces $2 million donation to coronavirus response efforts

Augusta National Golf Club announced on Monday that it is donating $2 million to local coronavirus response efforts.
A Positive Mindset

What we can all learn from the PGA Tour’s leaders in ‘strokes gained/attitude’

Attitude means a lot in times of stress and adversity, and hasn’t this assumption been illuminated to a draconian degree in these astonishing times.
News

NCAA grants spring-sport athletes, including college golfers, extra year of eligibility due to coronavirus

After a few weeks of disappointing news, college golfers finally are catching a break.
Golf Digest Podcast

Mark Baldwin breaks down the economics of the Korn Ferry Tour amid the coronavirus stoppage

The guy currently in 150th place in the FedEx Cup standings, Austin Cook, has already made $279,342 this year. The same cannot be said of the Korn Ferry Tour.
Olympics

Summer Olympics rescheduled for 2021

The Olympics in Tokyo have been rescheduled for 2021.
News & Tours

The LPGA is missing its first major, but will give the ANA Inspiration a (very) warm welcome when it returns

It is an atypical week in this desert, notwithstanding the weather.
Courses

Welcome to Michael Jordan’s new course, The Grove XXIII

Although limiting in some ways, the old, agricultural property did offer an unexpected bonus in the form of two deep irrigation canals bordering the north and eastern boundaries.
Golf 101

Did you know: Why Ben Hogan had to settle for a Triple Crown instead of going for the Grand Slam in 1953

"Triple Crown" is a term usually reserved for horse racing and baseball, but Ben Hogan brought it to golf during one of the great seasons in any sport's history.
Golf 101

Did you know: Gene Sarazen designed the modern sand wedge with an assist from billionaire Howard Hughes

While we hunker down and hope for a speedy return to normalcy, we can also use this time as an opportunity to learn more about the game we love. Here’s our latest installment of “Did you know?”
Practice makes Perfect?

Will Dustin Johnson emerge from the hiatus as the best putter on Tour? This video suggests he might

Like many of us, DJ's bored at home, holed up during the coronavirus pandemic. And like many of us, he's killing time with an in-home putting mat setup.
Golf + Coronavirus

Pinehurst Resort auctions off ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences to raise money for Employee Assistance Fund

Pinehurst Resort & Country Club finds itself, like many golf facilities around the country, grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its workforce.
Coronavirus + Golf

The Masters in November? The Open in September? Ryder Cup in flux? Golf’s 2020 plans under discussion, sources say

The United States now has the most coronavirus cases in the world and according to health experts, the pandemic might still be in its fledgeling stages in the country. Even against that ominous backdrop, the golf world is looking forward to when life will return to a sense of normalcy.
At Home Challenge

The Golf Digest Living Room Combine: Are you fit enough to swing like a tour pro?

Assuming you’ve got some downtime at home while we wait out the coronavirus pandemic, we put together an eight-part, in-home test for you to find out just how “golf fit” you really are.
News

Davis Love III’s Georgia house destroyed by fire

The St. Simons Island (Ga.) house of Davis Love III was destroyed by a Friday morning fire. Fortunately, no one was harmed in the blaze, according to the World Golf Hall of Fame member.
Voices

David Leadbetter’s open letter to Brandel Chamblee: You’re better than cheap shots

It’s sad how a person of influence in the golf world like Brandel Chamblee can spew out some of the nonsense that he does.