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260-Year-Old 'Home of Golf' to Finally Allow Women

Royal and Ancient Golf Club's members vote in favor of move

(Newser) - There were two big issues being resolved in Scotland yesterday. The 2,400 members of a very old boys' club, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, had been asked to weigh in by postal ballot on whether to allow women to become members, and it was yesterday... More »

Oosthuizen Romps at British Open

Tiger who? South African dominates

(Newser) - Louis Oosthuizen has won his first major golf championship with a dominating seven-stroke victory at the British Open. The South African started the final round with a four-stroke advantage, which turned into a romp when his closest challenger, England's Paul Casey, took triple-bogey at the 12th. Oosthuizen shot a 1-under... More »

Woods Will Be Back Before Masters, Ex-Coach Thinks

'I don't know who this guy is,' Butch Harmon says of cheating Tiger

(Newser) - Tiger Woods will be back on the golf course by March, his former coach says, adding that he’s been “shocked” by the infidelity storm surrounding the world’s top player. “If you want to put a timetable on it,” Butch Harmon tells the Guardian . “I’... More »

Golf Trips for True Aficionados

A month at Pinehurst? All nine British Open Courses? Now, that's a vacation

(Newser) - You’ve done the week on the links in Florida and the weekend at golf school. Get serious with these Forbes Traveler once-in-a-lifetime trips:
  • England: Play all nine courses in the British Open rotation. The itinerary tees off in London and hits the four English courses before moving to Scotland.
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