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April 3, 2017

Golf Unveils A Modern Set Of Rules To Make It Easier To Play

Golf’s two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules on Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a complicated sport. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Association spent more than five years trying to simplify the Rules of Golf without stripping the centuries-old game of its traditions […]

March 23, 2017

Not That Long Ago Woodbury Was Podunk. See How It’s Changed In 50 Years

Jim Currell was being naughty. To get to school one morning, he rode a horse from his father’s 240-acre farm. As he clopped up to the building, his sixth-grade friends were impressed — but not the principal. “She said, ‘Well, you can turn around and ride it back home,’ ” recalled Currell, who has lived […]

March 21, 2017

A Soggy Pants Caddy Gets To Meet a Legend Who Says ‘I’ll Still Be Here

This past weekend the golfing world gathered outside Orlando, Florida for the annual Bayhill Classic. The venue, home to the original most famous golfer of all time, Arnold Palmer. For years he transformed the sport into a must see event followed by his fans known as “Arnie’s Army.” The nickname began in the 1950’s when […]

March 3, 2017

Palmer’s Last Visit, Leary’s First Directorship

It now seems that Arnold Palmer’s last site visit to one of his golf course projects was on Aug. 4 at the Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, about 10 miles east of downtown St. Paul. That was about seven and a half weeks before he died on Sept. 25 at a hospital in […]