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LPGA St. Louis Women's Invitational Tournament

The St. Louis Women's Invitational (also known as the St. Louis Open) was a pro golf tournament on the LPGA Tour. It was first played in the 1950s, then resumed in the 1960s, and took place in Missouri.

1971 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

Something happened in the 1971 Walker Cup that had happened only once before: Great Britain & Ireland won. Following the Team GB&I victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, two wins for Team GB&I, and one tie.

Mary Mills, 3-Time LPGA Major Winner

Mary Mills had a lengthy, solid career as a golfer on the LPGA Tour, interspersed with moments of great accomplishment: She won three major championships, including a U.S. Women's Open. In her prime, she was considered an excellent player tee-to-green, and one of the best on tour with her wedges.

1969 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1969 Walker Cup was the 22nd time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I, one tie.

1967 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1967 Walker Cup was the 21st time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 19 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I, one tie.

Can Some Drivers Cause Hearing Loss?

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Thwack! Ping! Ting! Whomp! Can your driver damage your hearing? I say (raising voice), can your driver damage your hearing? In theory, yes, say researchers. That possibility is warned of by a group of British doctors who studied the question of driver impact noise on golfers' hearing back in 2008, and whose report on the subject was published in the British Medical Journal. The hearing specialists claim in their article that golfers susceptible to hearing loss might be at risk as a result of the loud, percussive "pops" and "pings" produced at impact by today's thin-faced, titanium and composite drivers.

1965 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

In the 1965 Walker Cup, something happened that had happened only once before: Team GB&I didn't lose. But they also didn't win. This was the 20th time the Walker Cup was played. Following the tied final score, the all-time standings were 18 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I, and one tie. As the defending champion, Team USA retained the Cup.

Don Cherry: Bio of Golfer, Singer

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Don Cherry was an accomplished amateur golfer in the 1950s and then a pro golfer who played PGA Tour events from the 1960s into the 1980s. But he might have been more famous in his day for his other vocation: singer. Cherry had multiple hit records in the 1950s, appeared on many 1960s television shows, and, decades later, made several albums with Willie Nelson.

1963 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1963 Walker Cup was the 19th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 18 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Major Championship Golf Courses That No Longer Exist

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Most golf courses on which men's major championships have been played still exist. In fact, nearly all do, at least in some — not necessarily their original — form. But a handful of major championship golf courses have disappeared, out of business and/or plowed under and replaced with something else.

1961 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1961 Walker Cup was the 18th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 17 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Meet Tom McAuliffe, the 'World Champion Armless Golfer'

A golfer with no arms? Sounds like the beginning to a very bad joke. But Tom McAuliffe — Tommy to his friends — was not a punch line, he made sure of that, even though he lived in a time when the physically disabled were subjected to far less respectful treatment than today. McAuliffe was born in 1893 in Buffalo, New York, and in 1902, after he fell across train tracks in front of an oncoming train, he lost both his arms at the shoulders. But he went on to lead a remarkable life, during which he interacted with many of the greats of golf history. He was, as he came to be known, the "World Champion Armless Golfer."

1959 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1959 Walker Cup was the 17th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 16 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Arnaud Massy: Bio of First French Golf Star, Open Champ

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Arnaud Massy won one British Open and nearly another (he lost in a playoff). He was the first great French golfer and remains, more than 100 years after his Open victory, the only French golfer to win one of the men's major championships.

1957 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1957 Walker Cup was the 16th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 15 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Jimmy Johnston, Amateur Star of the 1920s

Jimmy Johnston was born into a well-off family near the dawn of the 20th century. He grew up to become a championship amateur golfer, a local hero in Minnesota, and he played a shot that was once one of the most famous in American golf. He also served in two world wars and became a friend of Bobby Jones' through multiple Walker Cup appearances.

1955 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1955 Walker Cup was the 15th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 14 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

The Hit Songs of Golfer Don Cherry

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There have been many golfers over the years who have dabbled in music. Some of those golfers have been notable, others not so much. One of the giants of the game, for example, Gary Player, released an album of songs in 1970.Don Cherry was not a dabbler in either golf or music. He is more famous today as a singer and bandleader than as a golfer, although many people reading this probably won't remember him as either. But Cherry was a well-known name in both of his pursuits in the 1950s and 1960s. He played in the Walker Cup three times, challenged at a U.S. Open, and played on the PGA Tour. In music, though, he had more success, and that's what this article is about.

1953 Walker Cup Winners and Match Scores

The 1953 Walker Cup was the 14th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 13 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

When Are Gimme Putts Allowed in Golf?

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Gimme putts are often seen in recreational rounds of golf between friends. But when, exactly, are you allowed to ask for a gimme? Or declare, "I'm taking a gimme"? The short answer is:

1951 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1951 Walker Cup was the 13th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 12 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Ronnie White: The Homebody of Golf

Ronnie White was one of the best British amateur golfers of his era, he just didn't feel the need to play a lot to prove it: He usually didn't even enter the British Amateur. He was a regular on Team GB&I in the Walker Cup, however, and compiled what is easily that side's best record of his time.

1949 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1949 Walker Cup was the 12th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 11 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Ben Hogan in The Masters: Wins, Yearly Scores and Finishes

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Ben Hogan played in The Masters Tournament 25 times. He won twice, finished second four times, had nine Top 5s, and 17 out of those 25 Masters he finished in the Top 10. That included the last one he played.

1947 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

Played for the first time since 1938 due to World War II, the 1947 Walker Cup was the 11th time this competition took place. Following the United States victory, the all-time standings were 10 wins for Team USA, one win for Team GB&I.

Bobby Mitchell, Journeyman Pro Who Beat Nicklaus In a Playoff

Bobby Mitchell was a PGA Tour member in the 1960s and 1970s best-known for finishing runner-up to Jack Nicklaus in a major, and defeating Nicklaus in a playoff at another tournament. He later became a teaching pro, including working in Finland near the Arctic Circle.

1938 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

Something happened at the 1938 Walker Cup that had never happened before: Great Britain & Ireland won. So after the 10th Walker Cup played, the all-time standings were nine wins for the USA, one win for GB&I.

Bank One Classic Winners (Champions Tour)

The Bank One Classic was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour (played under various names, noted below) from the early 1980s until the late 1990s. It was played annually in Lexington, Kentucky.

1936 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1936 Walker Cup was the ninth time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were nine wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

1934 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1934 Walker Cup was the eighth time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were eight wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

Bobby Jones' Yearly Scores and Finishes in The Masters

Everyone knows Bobby Jones was the co-founder of Augusta National Golf Club and of The Masters Tournament. And if you know much about Jones, you also know that he retired from competitive golf after claiming the Grand Slam in 1930.

1932 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1932 Walker Cup was the seventh time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were seven wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

Should Golfers Considering a Clubfitting Wait Until They Are 'Good Enough'?

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For as long as there have been clubfitters, there have been golfers wondering: Do I have to be "good enough" to benefit from one? Is there any point in being fit for clubs if I'm just not very good yet? Should I delay getting that clubfitting until I reach my goal of a lower score?

1930 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1930 Walker Cup was the sixth time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were six wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

Jack Nicklaus' Masters Wins and Yearly Finishes

Jack Nicklaus is the leading winner in the history of The Masters Tournament with six victories. Those six wins span 21 years, but Nicklaus played The Masters from 1959 through 2005, a span of 46 years. Not surprisingly, Nicklaus had plenty of other high finishes in The Masters in addition to those six wins. The Golden Bear's year-by-year Masters scores and finishes are listed below.

1928 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1928 Walker Cup was the fifth time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were five wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

Kathy Ahern: Profile of LPGA Golfer and Major Winner

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Kathy Ahern was a teen prodigy in the 1960s who went on to LPGA success in the 1970s, including winning a major championship. Her career was cut short by injuries, and her life cut short by cancer.

1926 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1926 Walker Cup was the fourth time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were four wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

1924 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1924 Walker Cup was the third time this competition was played. Following Team USA's win, the all-time standings were three wins for the United States, zero wins for Team GB&I.

Golfers Who Won The Masters 3 Times or More

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Winning The Masters Tournament once is a great achievement. Winning it twice is spectacular. Winning it three times is special and rare — only eight golfers in tournament history have won it at least three times.

1923 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1923 Walker Cup was the second time this competition was played by teams of amateur men golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland and the United States. Team USA's victory gave the American side an overall 2-0 lead in the tournament.

PGA Championship Playoff Format, Holes and Rules

What happens when the final round of the PGA Championship ends with two or more golfers tied for the lead? Those golfers face each other in a playoff. Here is the PGA Championship playoff format currently in use:

1922 Walker Cup Winner and Match Scores

The very first Walker Cup ever played, the 1922 match inaugurated the Great Britain & Ireland vs. United States competition pitting teams of amateur men golfers. And Team USA was the first winner.

Curtis Cup Captains: All the Golfers Who've Served

The list of Curtis Cup captains goes back to 1932, when the biannual tournament played by the best women amateur golfers was first played. Below is the full list of those who've served in the captain's role for the United States team and the Great Britain & Ireland team.

Through the Green (Definition of the Golf Term)

"Through the green" is — make that was — a term used in The Official Rules of Golf that applied to all parts of the golf course once you subtracted tees, greens and hazards. The term was dropped from the rule book beginning in 2019, but because it was used by golfers and rules officials for decades, "through the green" will likely live on in the golf lexicon for years to come.

PGA Championship Cut: Who Makes It, Who Doesn't

The PGA Championship cut is goverened by the cut rule, and the cut rule determines which golfers get to keep playing beyond the second round, and which golfers go home.

Curtis Cup Results: Every Match Ever Played

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Below you'll find the final scores of each Curtis Cup played since the even began in 1932. But you can also find much more than that here: the scores of every foursomes, fourballs and singles match ever played.

The Golf Champ Who Was Taken Hostage, Used As a Human Shield and Shot

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Philip Perkins had a big match to play the next day: He was playing for the championship of the Dixie Amateur. And yet, there he was, after 2 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 27, 1932, still out at a Miami nightclub. Soon enough he was wishing he'd gone to bed at a decent hour. Because just before 3 a.m., a group of gun-wielding bandits burst into the Embassy Club. Within minutes, Perkins — a Briton and the 1928 British Amateur champion, a Walker Cup player, a golfer who had faced Bobby Jones multiple times — was shot after being grabbed by one of the robbers and used as a human shield.

2020 Curtis Cup: Dates, Course, Captains, Teams

The 2020 Curtis Cup will be the 41st time this competition between teams of amateur women golfers representing Great Britain & Ireland (GB&I) and the United States (USA) is played. The current standings over the event's history are 29 wins for Team USA, eight wins for GB&I, with three ties.

Philip Perkins: Profile of the British Golf Champ

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Philip Perkins was a British Amateur champion who also had runner-up finishes in the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open. Oh, and he was also once shot after being taken hostage by a band of gangsters.

2002 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 2002 Curtis Cup was the 32nd time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 23 wins for Team USA, six for GB&I, and three ties.

British Open Playoff Format and Rules Explained

The British Open, one of the four major championships in men's professional golf, switched away from the traditional 18-hole, next-day playoff format beginning in 1989. And the Open made another change to its playoff form recently, too. So what is it now?

2000 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 2000 Curtis Cup was the 31st time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 22 wins for Team USA, six for GB&I, and three ties.

The British Open Cut Line and Cut Rule

What is the cut line at the British Open? That depends on the cut rule, so first let's explain that rule and how it governs which golfers do, and don't, make the cut. This is the British Open cut rule:

How to Play the Nicklauses Golf Bet

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Psst, want to win a "Nicklaus"? Better have the longest drive in your group. The Nicklaus side bet in golf pays off to the golfer in a group who hits the longest drive on a hole.

1998 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1998 Curtis Cup was the 30th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 21 wins for Team USA, six for GB&I, and three ties.

US Open Playoff Format and Rules

What happens if the U.S. Open golf tournament finishes 72 holes with two or more golfers tied for the lead? Those golfers have a playoff to determine the champion, of course. But after decades of using a next-day, 18-hole playoff format, the USGA changed the U.S. Open playoff format. So what is it now?

1996 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1996 Curtis Cup was the 29th time this tournament was played. Following Team GB&I's victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, six for GB&I, and three ties.

All of Tiger Woods' Champions Dinner Menus at The Masters

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Tiger Woods has won The Masters five times, and that means five times he was responsible for choosing the menu for the annual Champions Dinner. What were Tiger Woods' Champions Dinner menus? We think it's safe to say they've been pretty popular with his fellow diners.

The US Open Cut Rule Explained

How many golfers make the cut in the U.S. Open golf tournament? That number varies from year to year, and is governed by the cut rule. So just what is the U.S. Open cut rule?

Flory Van Donck, Belgium's Greatest Golfer

Flory Van Donck is the greatest golfer in the history of Belgium. He was one of the top golfers in Europe in the 1950s, a man noted for his personal style and a golfer noted for his putting stroke. He won dozens of tournaments on the British and European circuits of the era.

NCAA Women's Golf Record: Lowest 18-Hole Score

What is the lowest score ever recorded in a round of golf during an NCAA women's golf tournament? The all-time record is 61, and it is shared by five women.

What Is the 10-Shot Rule in Pro Golf Tournaments?

The 10-shot rule, also called the 10-stroke rule, is a condition in place at some pro golf tournaments as part of the cut rule. The cut rule describes the criteria golfers in the field must meet in order to make the cut and continue playing. When the 10-shot rule is in effect, it means that golfers who are within 10 strokes of the lead at the time the cut is made do make the cut and continue playing.

1994 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The two teams halved the 1994 Curtis Cup, but as the defending champion Team GB&I retained the trophy. Following this result, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, five for GB&I, and three ties.

Masters 2020 Dates, Tee Time Info and More

UPDATE: The 2020 Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Augusta National is reportedly hoping the tournament can still be played in the Fall, perhaps September or October. Our original tournament page follows: -------------------------------------- The Masters Tournament in 2020 arrives with April, as it does every year. One of the four major championships of men's professional golf — and the biggest of the four, in terms of attention garnered — The Masters takes place at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

Masters Tee Times and Pairings

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The Masters tee times and pairings are some of the most-anticipated tournament groupings every year — when they show up, we know its time for The Masters Tournament. Here's a look at the current Masters tee times and pairings plus some general information about how the tournament sets those groupings.

1992 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1992 Curtis Cup was the 27th time this tournament was played. Following Team GB&I's victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, five for GB&I, and two ties.

The Masters Playoff Format, Rules and Holes Played

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What happens when The Masters Tournament completes 72 holes with two or more golfers tied at the top? Those golfers go into a playoff. So let's go over the playoff format and rules and reveal which holes at Augusta National the playoff takes place on. The summary: The Masters uses a sudden-death playoff format that begins on the 18th hole and continues, if necessary, on the 10th.

What Is the Cut at The Masters?

The Masters Tournament is one of the four major championships of men's professional golf, but like most other pro tournaments, it has a cut. That means the field is trimmed after two rounds (36 holes) of play, leaving roughly the golfers in the top half of the standings to continue playing the final two rounds.

Jess Sweetser: Amateur Major Winner, Jones Vanquisher

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Jess Sweetser was one of the best amateur golfers of early 20th century, the first native-born American golfer to win the British Amateur and a man who handed Bobby Jones one of Jones' worst defeats.

1990 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1990 Curtis Cup was the 26th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 20 wins for Team USA, four for GB&I, and two ties.

How to Play the Woodies Golf Bet

Did your drive hit a tree? Don't think of it as a mistake, think of it as a chance to win a woodie (woody). "Woodies" is the name of a side bet among golfers that pays off to anyone in the group who makes par after hitting a tree on the hole.

1988 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1988 Curtis Cup was the 25th time this tournament was played. Following Team GB&I's victory, the all-time standings were 19 wins for Team USA, four for GB&I, and two ties.

Heather Farr Perseverance Award and List of Winners

The Heather Farr Perseverance Award is given annually by the LPGA Tour to one of its golfers who represents the fighting spirit of the late LPGA golfer Heather Farr.

1986 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1986 Curtis Cup was the 24th time this tournament was played, and something happened here that hadn't happened in a very long time: Team GB&I won. And that made the all-time standings 19 wins for Team USA, three for GB&I, and two ties.

Remembering Heather Farr, LPGA Golfer

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Heather Farr was an amateur golf champion and LPGA Tour member whose 4-and-a-half year battle with cancer took her life before she turned 29 years old. Since the mid-1990s, the LPGA has given an annual award in her memory.

Golf Course Striping: Do Those Stripes in the Grass Matter?

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The term "striping" is used by golf course superintendents and grounds crews to refer to a pattern left in the grass after mowing with lightweight mowing equipment. The pattern might be horizontal or vertical stripes, or it might be a crosshatch or checkerboard pattern of alternating light and dark squares or diamonds.

1984 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1984 Curtis Cup was the 23rd time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 19 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic Golf Tournament

A golf tournament on the LPGA Tour, the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic was played for only three years in the late 2010s. But one of those years included a record-breaking performance.

1982 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1982 Curtis Cup was the 22nd time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 18 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Profile of Marlene Floyd, LPGA Golfer

Marlene Floyd was a golfer on the LPGA Tour whose best years were in the 1970s and 1980s. She never won on tour, but was one of the better-known players of her era.

1980 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1980 Curtis Cup was the 21st time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 17 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

What Is a 'Natural Birdie' or 'Natural Par' in Golf?

Golfers sometimes refer to making a "natural birdie" on a hole, or a "natural par." But just what are those scores? In this usage, "natural" is just another way of saying "gross." A natural birdie is the same thing as a gross birdie; a natural par is the same thing as a gross par.

1978 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1978 Curtis Cup was the 20th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 16 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Net Double Bogey in Golf: Definition and Examples

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What is a "net double bogey" in golf? It's a score that in 2020 became important for golfers — or at least those golfers who play using their handicap indexes — to know with the introduction of the World Handicap System. A "net double bogey" is a score on a golf hole whose exact number of strokes depends on the specific hole and specific golfer playing that hole. We'll go over examples below to show you the actual number of strokes involved. But know that all net double bogeys follow the same formula: take the hole's par rating, add two strokes, and add the number of handicap strokes you get on that hole. That's your net double bogey. To put it in equation form: Hole's par + two strokes + any handicap strokes = net double bogey Now let's differentiate between a "gross score" and a "net score": gross means your actual number of strokes played; net means your actual strokes minus your handicap strokes. If you carry …

1976 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1976 Curtis Cup was the 19th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 15 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Andrew Strath: Bio of Early British Open Champ

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A very early winner of the British Open, Andrew Strath was a St. Andrews golfer from a family of golfers. He also was one of the earliest golfers known for his ability to create backspin on iron shots.

1974 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1974 Curtis Cup was the 18th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 14 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

1972 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1972 Curtis Cup was the 17th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 13 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

How to Grip a Golf Club: Lessons from the Best

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The golf grip — they way golfers place our hands on the golf club and hold onto it during the swing — is one of the most important factors in every golf swing. So knowing the right way to grip a golf club is very important.

1970 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1970 Curtis Cup was the 16th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 12 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

1968 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1968 Curtis Cup was the 15th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 11 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Clifford Ann Creed, LPGA Tour Winner

Clifford Ann Creed was a star on the LPGA Tour for several seasons in the 1960s, and had a long, productive career even after the wins stopped coming.

1966 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1966 Curtis Cup was the 14th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's victory, the all-time standings were 10 wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

1964 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1964 Curtis Cup was the 13th time this tournament was played, but it was played with a new, expanded format this year: 18 points were at stake rather than just nine. The result was another United States win, however. And following that win, the all-time standings were nine wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

What Is 5-Under Par in Golf Called? An Ostrich

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What is a score of 5-under-par on a single golf hole called? That's an ostrich. And if you ever make one, you might just be the first golfer anywhere who's ever made one.

1962 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1962 Curtis Cup was the 12th time this tournament was played. Following the American side's dominating victory, the overall standings to this point in the tournament's history were eight wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

1960 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1960 Curtis Cup was the 11th time this tournament was played. Following Team USA's win here, the overall standings were seven wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

Billy Burke Bio: The Golfer Who Won a 72-Hole U.S.Open Playoff

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Billy Burke was a PGA Tour winner from the 1920s into the 1940s. He's most famous because he played in, and won, the longest playoff in major championship history: 72 playoff holes.

Pete Dye Golf Courses: The Full List

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Pete Dye had a huge impact on the golf world through his career as a golf course architect, influencing generations of other course designers, not to mention golfers, golf fans and golf tours. Dye passed away early in 2020, but he'll be talked about for decades to come by golfers, just as previous golf course architecture giants are still talked about (and debated) today.

How to Play the Splashies Side Game in Golf

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Splashies is the name of a side bet in golf that pays off any time a golfer in your group makes par on a hole after hitting into a pond, lake, creek, stream or other standing body of water.

1958 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1958 Curtis Cup was the 10th time this competition was played between teams representing the United States and Great Britain & Ireland. Following the halved result here, the all-time standings were six wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, and two ties.

1956 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

Team Great Britain and Ireland earned its second-ever win in the Curtis Cup in 1956, making the all-time standings to this point six wins for Team USA, two for GB&I, with one tie.

Remembering PGA Tour Winner J.L. Lewis

J.L. Lewis reached the PGA Tour in the mid-1990s — and well intos his 30s — after years of trying to get there while working club jobs. The wait was worth it when he finally won in 1999. And then he won again.

1954 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

The 1954 Curtis Cup was the eighth time this competition was played. Following the result, the all-time standings to this point were six wins for Team USA, one for Team GB&I, with one tie.

Wales Ladies Championship of Europe Tournament

The Wales Ladies Championship of Europe was a golf tournament that originated in Scotland before moving to Wales. It was part of the Ladies European Tour schedule from the mid-1990s into the early 2000s.

1952 Curtis Cup Winner and Match Scores

Something happened at the 1952 Curtis Cup that had never happened before in this competition: Great Britain and Ireland won. Following the result here, the all-time standings in the event, dating to 1932, were five wins for Team USA, one for Team GB&I, with one tie.