Wednesday Jun 22, 2022

Given the peppering of breaking news from golf these days, thinking back to the 2021 Travelers Championship seems more than 12 months ago. But who can forget the eight-hole sudden-death playoff in which Harris English outlasted Kramer Hickok? And to think that tied five other finishes for the second longest playoff. The longest remains the 1949 Motor City Open, 11 holes between Lloyd Mangrum and Cary Middlecoff that neither won outright. By mutual agreement they were declared co-winners due to darkness.

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> Brooks Koepka said there was 'no other option,' then miraculously found LIV Golf
[Stephanie Apstein | SI / Morning Read | Read]

> PGA Tour plans for revamped fall schedule with marquee events and no wrap-around
[Rex Hoggard | Golf Channel | Read]

> Streamsong in Florida announces names of new short course and putting course by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw
[Jason Lusk | Golfweek | Read]

Nick Faldo calls it a career in the broadcasting booth
Six-time major champion will end CBS Sports lead golf analyst role in August; Trevor Immelman elevated as successor in 2023
New golf industry careers program, AGM special events, Southwest PGA Section Town Hall, networking reception among activities planned for Las Vegas show, July 11-12
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Dave Johnson, director of grounds at The Country Club, receives the USGA's inaugural Marshall platter, which recognizes excellence in USGA partnership regarding agronomy and course preparation
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The Foxtrot Collection of belts align with the Fieldfox line of golf sneakers
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54 Brands, a full-service B2B marketing company within Buffalo, to oversee the relationship
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Luxury Italian lifestyle and golf footwear brand will reveal its new 2023 spring collection at the upcoming show
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Dahmen wore True Lux Pros en route to matching his best finish in a major and earning an exemption into the 2023 U.S. Open
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Team Troon is a collection of top international golf talent that represents the Troon brand and includes Justin Thomas, Gary Woodland and Bubba Watson
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Fitzpatrick wins first major championship and joins a dozen other Rolex brand ambassadors who have won a U.S. Open
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Announced: By Nick Faldo, CBS Sports’ lead golf analyst since 2007, his decision to retire from broadcasting following the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour's regular-season finale, in August. CBS Sports also announced that Trevor Immelman, who joined CBS Sports’ golf team in 2019, has been named CBS Sports’ lead golf analyst beginning in 2023.

Announced: By the PGA of America, KPMG and the LPGA Tour, that the purse for this week's KPMG Women’s PGA Championship will be doubled to $9 million. The purse is double the $4.5 million total awarded last year and represents a 300% increase since 2014 ($2.25 million). The winner’s share of the purse also will be doubled to $1.35 million.

"Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything."
— Eartha Kitt
Design Notes: Tom Weiskopf set to open Utah’s Black Desert Resort
Tripp Davis continues renovations at historic Thunderbird; John LaFoy aims to enhance Alabama’s Riverchase; Agustin Piza creates restoration plan for Tijuana Country Club

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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