Wednesday May 11, 2022

How dominant has Scottie Scheffler's early 2022 been? With his four wins thus far, he not surprisingly leads the FedEx Cup point standings, but the world No. 1 player owns a 1,236-point lead — the largest lead with 13 weeks left in the regular season since 2009. The next largest lead is 866 points, held by Tiger Woods in 2013.

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> Worth the weight: Michelle Wie West invests her time and money in tonal
[Joe Lemire | SportTechie | Read]

> PGA Tour draws line in sand, refuses to grant releases for LIV Golf events
[Bob Harig | Morning Read | Read]

> With LIV Golf, it's not just about money — even if it's mostly about money
[Dan Rapaport | Golf Digest | Read]

> Greg Norman's LIV Golf plans boosted by extra $2bn of Saudi money
[Iain Carter | BBC | Read]

Scottie Scheffler added his name to the long list of Rolex Testimonees for winning the Masters
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Teams at Gwendolyn Brooks, Hyde Park to have free course and range access at Harborside International as part of commitment to youth golf
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Field to also include major champions Lydia Ko and Inbee Park; Sunday’s final round to be broadcast on CBS
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Named: By PGA Tour Canada, native Canadian Corey Conners as honorary chair of the season-ending Fortinet Cup Championship, Sept. 12-18. The Corey and Malory Conners Family Fund, which focuses on helping underprivileged children through sports and education, will be the tournament's official charity.

Announced: By Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, Gary Hurley as its new club ambassador. Saadiyat Beach, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is the Arabian Gulf’s first beachfront course. Hurley, a member of the Alps Tour, will display the Saadiyat Beach GC logo on his golf bag.

"Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty."
— Doris Day
Design Notes: Tim Liddy refines iconic PGA West's Stadium Course
Omni Amelia Island Resort opens Beau Welling’s Little Sandy; Les Furber completes epic journey in remote Canada; Whitman, Axland & Cutten begin work on Oregon’s Tribute Club at Thornburgh

PGA Tour: AT&T Byron Nelson
Site: TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney, Texas | GCSAA Fact Sheet
Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS).

LPGA Tour: Cognizant Founders Cup
Site: Upper Montclair Country Club, Clifton, New Jersey | GCSAA Fact Sheet
Television: Thursday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 5-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, noon to 1 p.m. (Golf Channel), 1-3 p.m. (CBS).

PGA Tour Champions: Regions Tradition
Site: Greystone Golf and Country Club, Birmingham, Alabama | GCSAA Fact Sheet
Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 3-5 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).

European Tour: Soudal Open
Site: Rinkyen International Golf Club, Antwerp, Belgium.
Television: Thursday-Saturday, 6-10:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 5:30-10 a.m. (Golf Channel).


11: National Golf Day | Info

7: Women's Golf Day | Info
7: Women Fore Hire Virtual Job Fair | Noon-3 p.m. ET | Registration | Info
22-23: LPGA Leadership Academy, Saginaw, Mich. | Info

13-14: LPGA Leadership Academy, Liberty Corner, N.J. | Info
19-20: LPGA Leadership Academy, Gainesville, Va. | Info
26-27: Multi-Course and Resort Operators Retreat, Charleston, S.C. | Info

1-2: LPGA Leadership Academy, Newcastle, Wash. | Info

23-25: Golf Business Conference, Orlando, Fla.
24-27: PGA Show, Orlando, Fla. | Info

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