Singapore’s first combination mini golf club-cocktail bar is debuting at Clarke Quay in December

Holey Moley golf club is taking over the spacious site left behind by Mando-pop nightclub Shanghai Dolly, which shuttered in April this year at Clarke Quay. Time ’til tee off: this December. The concept is part mini golf course, part cocktail bar — so we’re hoping that once Holey Moley launches, it’ll bring a bit of active fun (drunken dancing doesn’t quite count) to the area, as it will inevitably turn a traditionally family-friendly game into an extra rowdy good time. It’s brought to our shores by Funlab, which first introduced the idea…

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Montana lifts golf ban on spectators attending events, but will now charge parents to watch their kids play

Earlier this year we relayed the plight of parents and students against a byzantine rule from the Montana High School Association that bans spectators from golf events, except from certain locations as designated by the tournament manager and club professional. The bylaw garnered national attention when Chris Kelly, one of the leaders of the protest, filed a plea on Change.org to have it overturned. “There’s an urgency to get this done before more people get hurt,” Kelly told Golf Digest in January. “Hundreds of people have suffered from this. Parents…

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Capping the comeback: Tom Newton rallies to win second Porter Amateur golf title

Tom Newton knows if he’s close going into the final round of the Porter Amateur, he has a chance to win. Newton was five shots behind Mike Lee going into Sunday’s round at Valparaiso Country Club. He was confident, though, that he could deliver. Newton did, making a 10-foot putt for birdie on No. 18 to win his second title. Newton finished the four-round tournament — which also featured rounds at Forest Park Golf Course, The Brassie Golf Club and Sand Creek Country Club — with a score of 2-over-par…

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Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test | Golf

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — When 16-year-old Rachel Heck finally hits the professional golf tour, the current world No. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, plans to give her a lot of respect. American high schooler Heck made a big impression Sunday completing the Evian Championship — her second major — in a fun grouping with the Jutanugarn sisters, two-time major winner Ariya and 13th-ranked Moriya. “She surprised me,” Ariya Jutanugarn told The Associated Press. “Hit the ball really pretty well, unbelievable getting up and down.” Heck justified her wild-card entry in France first…

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Officials: Golf carts a hazard on busy Georgia island roads

Published 8:20 am PDT, Sunday, September 16, 2018 ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Local officials say golf carts are posing a traffic hazard on one of Georgia’s most populous barrier islands. The Brunswick News reports Glynn County’s police chief and a county commissioner are considering an ordinance to ban golf carts from main roads on St. Simons Island. Police Chief John Powell said at a recent town hall meeting he’s talking with Commissioner Peter Murphy and the county’s attorney about the idea. A proposed ordinance hasn’t been drafted yet, but…

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America’s Top Golf Resort Expands With New Golf, Beer And BBQ

The all-new Gil Hanse-designed Pinehurst No.4 captures the classic Sandhills feel that makes No. 2 one of America’s Top 5 courses.Pinehurst Resort The famed Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina is the by far the largest, most historic and by many measures simply the best golf resort in the United States, and among the world’s top “pilgrimage” spots for golf fans. With the sole exception of Scotland’s St. Andrews, the birthplace of the sport, no place on earth rivals the rich golfing history of Pinehurst. In a nutshell, it was the…

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Why did a coaching legend leave a college golf powerhouse for a rebuilding project? Let Andrea Gaston explain

It takes two minutes for Andrea Gaston to get from her home in College Station, Texas, to her office at The Traditions Golf Club. Among the list of the things that have changed in her life in the three months since College Station unexpectedly became her home, nothing is more simple or mundane. And yet nothing is more symbolic, either. For more than two decades, Gaston needed an hour at least to travel to work, usually more depending on the fickle Los Angeles traffic and which golf course she was…

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Marc Leishman picks Smith over Scott for World Cup of Golf

MELBOURNE, Australia – Marc Leishman will partner with Cameron Smith for the home team when Australia hosts the World Cup of Golf at Metropolitan Golf Club in November. Tournament officials said Friday that Jason Day was not available for Australia due to the pending birth of his child, and that Leishman, as captain, chose Smith over Adam Scott to play alongside him in the 56-man, $7 million tournament from Nov. 22-25. Officials said the U.S. team would be Kyle Stanley and Matt Kuchar, who won the 2011 World Cup title…

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Leishman/Smith, Kuchar/Stanley lead pairings for 2018 World Cup of Golf

Matt Kuchar will be a vice captain for the United States at the Ryder Cup later this month. But he’ll be teeing it up for the red, white and blue later in the fall. Kuchar will team up with Kyle Stanley for the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf. Australia will serve as host of the biennial event for the third straight time, with the Metropolitan Golf Club the site of the proceedings. Twenty-eight countries will be represented, with the 56-player field competing for a $2.24 winner’s share.…

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