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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 »

Wie wins Women’s Open by 2

Pinehurst, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Michelle Wie poured in a birdie putt on the 17th hole and parred the last to hold off Stacy Lewis and win the U.S. Women’s Open by two strokes. Wie closed with an even-par 70 to end the championship at 2-under-par 278. This was Wie’s first major championship title and fourth win on the LPGA Tour. ... Read More »

Kaymer wraps up US Open in Dominating Fashion

Pinehurst, NC (SportsNetwork.com) – Martin Kaymer posted his third under par round of the week on Sunday and cruised to an 8-stroke win at the 114th U.S. Open Championship. Kaymer’s lead dipped to four on the front nine, but birdies at 13 and 14 pushed him eight clear of the field. He poured in a par putt on the 18th ... Read More »

Golf News – PGA, USGA and The Drive Tee

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Click here for PGA news Click here for USGA news The Drive Tee Mike Cutino 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 ... Read More »