Steven Alker, Bob Estes share the lead of the first round of the PGA Senior Championship at 64

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — On a day when birds were flying around Harbor Shores in the first round of the PGA Senior Championship, Steven Alker took flight with an eagle Friday. The 50-year-old New Zealander, who has already won twice and leads the PGA Tour champions’ money list with nearly $1.2 million, began his round … Read more

Crash Course – Golf awaits a new home in Finley

story links Finley Golf Course Renovation Renewal Course Design Carolina’s men’s golf team joins 29 other teams this weekend in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mickelson), which among many bells and whistles has a green with sloping areas at one, two, three and four percent. Florida State players … Read more

Rory McIlroy opens up about PGA Championship disappointment

By: Nick Piastowski May 27, 2022 Rory McIlroy hits a shot on the 9th hole at Southern Hills on Sunday. fake images This week Rory McIlroy was asked what advice he gives to young people, and he repeated a word seven times. “I say have fun.” “It’s not really about how far you hit it, … Read more

10 ways to hit the ball straighter than you do now

For some simple tips that can help beginners hit the ball a little straighter, GOLF Top 100 Kellie Stenzel is here to help. I’ve seen enough draws turn into hooks and fades into cuts during my teaching career to know that I’d rather try to aim for a straight ball flight. It might not always … Read more

Fight with constant wedge contact? Consider this gear fit

Let’s start this piece with a question: What is the most important aspect when building a wedge? Some would say it’s matching the grind to a golfer’s typical delivery and course conditions. Others might claim that hitting the loft holes can lead to success in the short game. A softer shaft flex, compared to irons, … Read more

Two sharing a house and the 36-hole track

BENTON HARBOR, Michigan — The odd couple, golfers Scott McCarron and Stephen Ames, are not. But the housemates of this week’s 82nd PGA Senior Championship in Harbor Shores have one thing in common: a chunk of the 36-hole lead at 8-under-par 134 after shooting a 5-under-par 66 in Friday’s second round that It started out … Read more

Old Heron Bay golf course to be developed for retail and housing

PARKLAND — The defunct Heron Bay golf course, best known as the former home of the Honda Classic tournaments, could be sold to a developer, or even a neighboring city. to become a mix of housing and retail, including restaurants. It has drawn the attention of neighbors who say the planned construction on the 69.2 … Read more