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Having Trouble Getting to the Greens? This New Program May Be the Answer to Golfers’ Problems

Golf is very on par right now. Thanks to a pandemic-catalyzed boom, the sport has seen consistent growth — with more and more folks dusting […]

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High-Tech Driving Range Topgolf Opens in Northeast Philly

It seems golf has been having a bit of a 21st-century renaissance, between indoor golf simulators like Play-a-Round popping up on the Main Line and […]

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These Are the Four “Lifelong” Sports Worth Picking Up Right Now

Sports that were once considered a little old-fashioned — like golf and tennis — are having a major moment with athletes of all ages, whether […]

Be Well Philly

Find Your Lifelong Sport: Teeing Off at the Golf Course

Golf has a reputation for being loved by retirees and generous to geriatrics. That’s because it’s played at a leisurely zero-cares pace; it promotes cardiorespiratory […]

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Philly-Area Golf Courses With Budget-Friendly Tee Times

Now more than ever, golf is in full swing, as the naturally socially distanced sport has skyrocketed during the pandemic. And it’s not just longtime […]

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The PGA Pretended That Golf Has a Future

On Tuesday the PGA Tour, organizer of professional golf events, announced it had awarded the 2027 Championship (as well as the 2020 Women’s PGA Championship) to […]

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Arnold Palmer Once Won $26K in Philadelphia One Weekend

Arnold Palmer came into Philadelphia in 1963. After four days of tournament play, he walked out $26,000 richer. Palmer, golf’s first superstar of the television […]

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The Strange Connection Between Harrison Ford and Snowy Owls

If you’re going to crash an airplane, you damned sure want to crash it on a golf course, as Harrison Ford did on Thursday. Why? […]

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That Thunder You Hear Right Now? IT’S STOPPING GOLF! Ergo, God Hates Golf.

It is pouring at the us open…like firehose on a flat rock — Tom MacDonald–WHYY(@TMacDonaldWHYY) June 13, 2013 ABC News reports play at the US […]

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Of Course Rory McIlroy Visited the Rocky Steps

Can’t come to Philadelphia and not see the “Rocky” steps!! #rocky #phillies #merion #usopen2013 twitter.com/McIlroyRory/st… — Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) June 12, 2013 AP reports: Turns […]

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WATCH: Golf Channel’s “Philly Tough” Promo

Here’s the Golf Channel’s “Philly Tough” promo for the U.S. Open. It is kind of awesome: “PHILLY TOUGH” – Live From The U.S. Open 2013 […]

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Tickets for U.S. Open in Merion Already Ridiculously Expensive

There’s an important golf tournament taking place next week at the Merion Golf Club, our sources tell us. And it’s going to be a wee […]

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Cherry Hill’s Woodcrest Country Club Will Be Auctioned Today; Norcross Among The Bidders

The Courier-Post reports: CHERRY HILL — Woodcrest Country Club will go on the auction block today, one year after the Cherry Hill landmark declared bankruptcy. […]

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USGA Bringing Major Championship to Philly

And no, we’re not just talking about the big-deal U.S. Open next year at Merion. The USGA announced it’s awarded  the U.S. Women’s Amateur to […]