Wednesday Nov 01, 2023

For four players, winning this week's World Wide Technology Championship would have added meaning just for the lone fact that it's being played in Mexico. That's because Isidro Benitez, Roberto Diaz, Jose Cristobal Islas and Sebastian Vazquez all hail from Mexico. The quartet has combined for 76 PGA Tour starts, 61 belonging to the 36-year-old Diaz, who also has the best finish among the group. Diaz tied for eighth at the 2019 Travelers Championship. Benitez and Islas have yet to make a PGA Tour cut.


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If the goal of the men's majors is to have the world's best players, then shouldn't the qualification standards for LIV players be reviewed — and possibly changed?

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High-performance luxury golf bag line is available exclusively on and boasts contemporary designs and functional protective features in black or white
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The Tucson, Arizona, club adds David Loomis as general manager, Lucy Matthews as director of golf, David Lee as head golf professional, Chad Parron as superintendent and Jennifer Huebner to oversee golf sales/marketing
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2023 Diamond Awards recognize continuous on-course improvement while another 150 clubs receive platinum and gold awards for significant performance improvements
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Ojeokun, who is completing her master’s degree at Kansas State University, wants to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of courses and turf grasses
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Club fitter to open its seventh Florida location in Palm City on Nov. 1; facility will feature fittings using Foresight GCQuad launch monitor technology and total 50,000-plus clubhead and shaft combinations
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Led by Graeme Close, professor of Human Physiology at Liverpool John Moores University, the study shows that using an electric caddie or push cart is just as good for a golfer as carrying clubs
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Head men’s golf coach Ben Feld to use SwingU Coach platform to deliver advanced statistical reporting to his coaching staff and players
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> 'I don’t see any way': Davis Love III says PGA Tour deal with Saudi Arabia's PIF unlikely to hit deadline
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"Success is never accidental."
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The PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Fall runs through Nov. 19, meaning there is a 46-day break before the 2024 season begins. The First Call readers weigh in on whether the season should end with the Tour Championship in early September

PGA Tour: World Wide Technology Championship
Site: El Cardonal at Diamante, Los Cabos, Mexico.
Television [ET]: Thursday-Saturday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel).
GCSAA Fact Sheet

PGA Tour Champions: TimberTech Championship
Site: The Old Course at Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida.
Television [ET]: Friday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. (Golf Channel).
GCSAA Fact Sheet

LPGA Tour / Japan LPGA: Toto Japan Classic
Site: Taiheiyo Club (Minori), Ibaraki, Japan.
Television [ET]: Today-Thursday, 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Golf Channel); Friday, 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 11 p.m. to 2 a .m. (Golf Channel).

European Challenge Tour: Rolex Challenge Tour Grand Final
Site: Club de Golf Alcanada, Mallorca, Spain.
Television [ET]: Thursday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to noon (Golf Channel); Sunday, 5:30-10:30 a.m. (Golf Channel).


Storyteller Danielle Tucker talks golf and a 25-plus-year radio career
The Hawaii-based host of 'The Golf Club Radio Show' joins host Colin Weston to share tales of her more than quarter century in journalism and how her show has evolved
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Adare Manor on deck for 2027 Ryder Cup
Irish Minister Catherine Martin joins 'Golf Innerview' host Ann Liguori to discuss golf in Ireland and preparation for the next European Ryder Cup
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The healing power of golf for kids who can use a boost
PGA Teaching Pro Kevin Corn joins host Colin Weston to discuss the impactful program he spearheads at the Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital outside of St. Louis
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