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What Does CT Mean In Golf? What Does CT Mean In Golf? With distance becoming a bigger and bigger topic in the world of professional golf, an acronym that has risen alongside that is CT which means 'characteristic time'. What does that term mean? The term is what the USGA and R&A use to measure drivers and their 'spring like' effect off the face.

What Does COR Mean In Golf? What Does COR Mean In Golf? A term that is not out of place in a conversation with Bryson DeChambeau, COR is an acronym that has fast become a normal part of golf's language and it means the 'Coefficient of Restitution.' What does that actually mean?

Should Juniors Be Allowed To Play In Adult Competitions? Should Juniors Be Allowed To Play In Adult Competitions? Earlier this week, we reported the news of Ping overturning a decision at its Lincolnshire Golf Club after members voted to ban junior girls from competing in ladies competitions.

A peek at EVERYTHING in Justin Thomas' golf bag: What's in my bag? SCOTTY CAMERON X5 FLOW NECK PROTOTYPE, SuperStroke Pistol GT Tour grip. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24.

Golf in the Kingdom still inspires, as does its author Michael Murphy Almost 50 years ago, Michael Murphy penned what many consider to be the definitive book on golf - not that he knew it at the time. But to this day, the magical power and mystical musings of golf in the kingdom inspire, as does the unlikely story of its visionary author.

Brandhall golf course to close because there just aren't enough players Council bosses have announced plans to launch a public consultation to discuss the future of the course and proposals to convert it into a park, school and housing.

2020 Albatross Club is Now Open: THPers Making a Difference Helping Children It is that time of year again where the golf season is winding down. We want to thank every single person that joined the 2019 Albatross Club and welcome you to the 2020 edition. 2019 was an amazing campaign with free trips, THP Events and more.

What Courses Has Mackenzie & Ebert Designed? What Courses Has Mackenzie and Ebert Designed? After being lead designers at Donald Steel and Co. for 15 years, Tom Mackenzie and Martin Ebert eventually started their own company in 2005 and have quickly built up an excellent portfolio of designs and restorations.

What Courses Has C.B. Macdonald Designed? Often regarded as the father of American golf architecture, Macdonald was born in Canada in 1855 and at a young age sailed over to St Andrews to study. Whilst there he became gripped by the game and regularly played matches against Old Tom Morris and his son, two of the best golfers of the time.

College notebook: As Texas struggles, parity increases in men's game 1 team, Oklahoma, has won just once. At the Golf Club of Georgia, just 23 shots separated first-place Duke and last-place teams TCU and Virginia. "The amount of depth in college golf is great for our game," Notre Dame head coach John Handrigan said. "… This year's parity is going to lead to an exciting championship." 1.

Tom Doak's reversible golf course is featured on Adventures in Golf with Erik Anders Lang The idea of a reversible golf course, one that could be played in one direction or the other, is not new. In fact The Old Course at St Andrews was at one point regularly played in reverse.

The LPGA Lands in Korea This is the first playing of the BMW Ladies Championship. Obviously we have no defending champion at this event, but you can bet that Wo…

Prestigious Scottish golf club finally agrees to let women become members AN upmarket private golf club on the outskirts of Glasgow has finally agreed to let women become members. The prestigious Glasgow Golf Club in leafy Bearsden had been one of the last bastions of male only memberships in world golf.

Golf: Southern takes 3rd at Battle of the Belt The Missouri Southern men's golf team swept Northwestern Oklahoma State 5-0 in its final match to finish tied for third at the Battle of the Belt, hosted by Henderson State University at Hot Springs Country Club. The Lions got wins in each group against NWOSU to finish tied with Winona State for third-place.

Golf: MSSU women finish 3rd at Park The Lions shot a final-round 384 to finish at 746 for the tournament, one stroke behind second-place Park. Truman took home the team title, while Metropolitan CC was fourth, Ottawa was fifth, Park's B squad was sixth and Hastings finished seventh. McKayla Hussey finished sixth with a 181, while Maggie Moore was eighth at 184.

Despite drought, Indonesian Masters golf tournament back for ninth edition The country's biggest golf event, the Indonesian Masters, is coming back for its ninth edition in Jakarta in December. Defending champion Poom Saksansin of Thailand has confirmed he is to participate to defend his title at Jakarta's Royale Golf Club.

Bum Knees Unite: Tiger Understands If Brooks Has To Bow Out Of Presidents Cup Look at the top-notchers. Have you ever seen a happy pro? The buried lede in Tiger's comments from Japan: world No. 1 Brooks Koepka is weighing a possible surgery to repair the knee he re-injured last week in the CJ Cup.

HSBC Champions, Presidents Cup in doubt for Brooks Koepka 1 Brooks Koepka underwent a stem-cell procedure Aug. 26 for a partially torn patella tendon in his left knee, which had been bugging him since last March.

Rory Signals Intent To Play For Ireland In 2020 Olympics, Do Many Care Like They Did Four Years Ago? It was a neverending, bizarre and unfortunate chapter in Rory McIlroy's career: having to decide between Ireland and Great Britain for 2016 Rio games representation. With the Zika virus a concern and most golfers largely apathetic toward the Olympic movement, he ultimately chose not to play.

Henry Sniezek leads Hoosac Valley golf to second consecutive WMass D-II crown, Matt Garrity claims individual title for Southwick The Hoosac Valley golf team claimed its second consecutive WMass team title Tuesday.

Marsh: Manufacturers "Bamboozed Everybody" On Distance Growing The Game Powerful stuff on this week's Inside the Ropes podcast from Australian golf great and architect Graham Marsh, talking about how quickly bunkers he placed early in his design career are now, and how little the race to add distance has done to grow the game.

Notes: Despite prize money gap, Whan sees strength in growth Prize money for the women is growing at a rate Whan didn't think possible when he took over as commissioner in 2010. It's also growing for the men. ''Not sure if we have closed the gap, even though we are playing for dramatically more money,'' Whan said.

Housing Developer Offers $120 Million For Top Canadian Course Look at the top-notchers. Have you ever seen a happy pro? Thanks to reader MJ for this stunning Globe and Mail story about the National Golf Club of Canada considering a $120 million sale to a real estate developer. The No.

Watch: John Daly celebrates 'Taco Tuesday' by smashing drive off taco A shoeless John Daly got in on Lebron James' Taco Tuesday action this week on Instagram by smashing a drive off of a taco.

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