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Johnson focusing on the game of life

By Kevin Currie Coming back from his six-month leave of absence, Dustin Johnson’s outlook for 2015 seemed cloudy to the prognosticators, but not to him. He has played five events and contended in three of them. He missed the cut in his first start at the Farmers Insurance Open and failed to play the weekend at the Honda Classic. Johnson ... Read More »

Day’s Win Caps Tough Week in Golf

By Kevin Currie – Golf Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jason Day has been teetering on the edge of greatness for a few years now. He took another step in the direction on Sunday. Day’s win at the Farmers Insurance Open was a big step forward for a player who can’t seem to stay healthy. It also ... Read More »

New Product: FlightScope Unveils x2 elite, New 3D Doppler Tracking Radar for Golf Professionals

ORLANDO, Fla. — FlightScope, a world leader in sports technology, announces its x2 elite model for professionals. Featuring a brand new streamlined design, increased signal clarity to noise ratio and higher performance, the x2 elite provides advanced accuracy in its interactive measurement and feedback to help golf teachers advance their students’ game to the next level. “We are thrilled to ... Read More »

The Drive Tee

The Drive Tee   New York Sportscene Publisher Mike Cutino has announced the release of his new golf tee, “The Drive Tee”. The benefit of the tee lies within its unique design. There is a horizontal disc that spreads out from the middle of the tee. This disc is what allows you to consistently place the tee into the ground ... Read More »

Teen plays dream golf with PGA pros

(TheSpectrum.com) – Sixteen-year-old R.J. Wren was all smiles this week at Wolf Creek Golf Club when the Shriners fraternal organization helped fulfill his life’s dream — play golf with PGA pros. On a picture perfect Mesquite day, Tuesday, R.J. and his father, Russ, courtesy of Wolf Creek, played a round of golf with professional golfers Padraig Harrington and Trevor Immelman, ... Read More »

McIlroy, Hadley win PGA Tour honors

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Rory McIlroy was named the PGA Tour Player of the Year on Wednesday, while Chesson Hadley captured Rookie of the Year honors. PGA Tour members who played in at least 15 official money events this past season were eligible to vote. “My congratulations to Rory and Chesson for their outstanding accomplishments that earned them ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: InfraScanner – Concussion Awareness and Advocacy Tool

By Janine McGowan, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Last season, a 16-year-old New York prep football player died following a helmet-to-helmet collision. Damon Janes walked to the sidelines, collapsed and was taken to a local hospital. After 3 hours, a CT scan showed bleeding in his brain and he was then transported to a trauma hospital which was 2 ... Read More »

Pain-free Woods says he’ll play in PGA Championship

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Tiger Woods says he’s pain-free and planning to play in the PGA Championship, which starts Thursday. Woods ended speculation about his plans for the season’s fourth major when he showed up at Valhalla Golf Club for a practice round on Wednesday afternoon — just three days after withdrawing from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with back spasms. After ... Read More »

Rory hangs on to win Open Championship

(Sunday, July 20) Hoylake, England (SportsNetwork.com) – It wasn’t as easy as he had hoped, but Rory McIlroy won the Open Championship by two strokes on Sunday. McIlroy closed with a 1-under 71 at Royal Liverpool to end at 17-under-par 271. He now owns three legs of the grand slam, having already won the PGA Championship and the U.S. Open. ... Read More »

MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »