5 Olympics golf storylines you missed overnight: Extreme heat, Nelly Korda’s strong start and a roommate with a black eye

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Japan’s Mone Inami struck the first tee shot at Kasumigaseki Country Club outside Tokyo to get the women’s competition underway. A field of 60 battled extreme heat on the East Course. As it was for the men’s side, Kasumigaseki is the host venue for the women’s festivities and it’s playing at 6,648 yards. The event …

New PGA Tour, European schedule will please both sides, but probably not Saudi’s Crown Prince

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As relationship roadmaps go, the joint schedule announced Tuesday by the PGA and European tours equates to friendly fumbling on first base. It did however tick some boxes essential to any courtship: there was the vow of greater strength in unity, the meticulous language used in whispering sweet nothings and—by no means least—the deliberate omission …

The Social Golfer stages 2021 Championship at Bletchingley

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Online golf club and golf society The Social Golfer reunited for its first annual championship since 2019 at Bletchingley Golf Club in Surrey on August 1. First held in 2010, this year’s event was in support of Blind Golf Scotland with the £1,500 raised on the day going towards helping to host the British Blind Open …

Photos: 2021 U.S. Women’s Amateur at Westchester Country Club

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The United States Golf Association’s 121st U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship is being staged at Westchester Country Club’s West Course in Rye, New York. The course will play at 6,488 yards and par 72 for the championship. The U.S. Women’s Amateur features two days—36 holes—of stroke play. Then, the 156-player field will be cut and only …