Game of Golf

Golf is a game of skill and luck. By many it's also the game they love to hate the most. The sport of Golf is a simple concept - hit a ball into a hole - but the reality is much more complicated.

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Patty Berg was one of the first women pro golfers and won 50 tournament titles. She played an instrumental role in reorganizing the then defunct Women's Professional Golf Association.

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Jim Barnes emigrated to America and became one of the best professional golfers of the early 1900s. He even finished his career with a win at the 1925 British Open, coming back from a deficit of five strokes.

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Julius Boros ranked among the top five money winners at age 47. Boros is the oldest man to have won a major title -- He won the 1968 PGA Championship at the age of 48. Learn more about Julius Boros and his illustrious golf career.

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Pat Bradley won three of the LPGA's four major championships in one year. The high point of her career came when she won the 1981 U.S. Women's Open and defeated opponent Beth Daniel by one stroke.

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John Ball, whose golf career spanned the 19th and 20th centuries, won the British Amateur eight times. He played his last British Amateur at the age of 60, where he lasted until the fifth round of play. What else did this veteran player achieve?

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Willie Anderson was the first dominant golfer in American golf. He is the only person to have won the U.S. Open three consecutive times from 1903-1905. Find out how Willie Anderson's calm demeanor helped him dominate in pro golf.

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Maintaining your golf equipment can enhance your golf game. Learn simple techniques to care for your golf clubs, including how to inspect regrip and how to refinish your clubs.

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When Bobby Jones became the first to win the "Grand Slam" of golf in 1930 he became an overnight star. He went on to create a series of films in which he corrected the swings of celebrities. Learn about the innovations in the films and how they relat

By Dave Coustan

Golf clubs incorporate an amazing amount of technology in a streamlined design. Clearly, teeing off with a driver isn't like teeing off with a big stick. So what are the factors that influence golf club design?

By Curt Franklin