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2014-07-17 12:26:47

The Open Championship, July 17-20, 2014 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it is Tiger Woods's long awaited return to major championship golf this weekend, favorite Sergio Garcia's quest to lift the claret jug, or Phil Michelson's defense of his British Open title, this weekend at the grand Royal Liverpool Golf Club will be filled with fun and excitement. But no need to book an international flight to play the Open Championship at...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 BallenIsles Junior Cup which saw 24 rising stars of golf compete in a Ryder Cup format tournament on the Club's historic championship East Course, has earned high praise from Troon Golf, the world's largest golf management company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/FL50155 ) Congratulating BallenIsles General Manager Derrick Barnett and his management team, Troon Golf's Executive Vice President, Operations,...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

The ERP software solution provider was founded in Toledo, OH, where this year's U.S. Senior Open Championship will be played. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Technology Group International (TGI), an ERP manufacturing and wholesale distribution software solution provider to small and mid-market businesses, announced today that it will be a proud corporate hospitality supporter of the 2011 U.S. Senior Open Championship. The championship marks the first year TGI will host its customers and...

2011-01-06 06:50:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Pro Golf Tour presented by Arnold Palmer Golf has secured a $1 million purse for the NPGT National Open Championship. The tour kicks off its regular season February 21st that include a series of Regional Majors played across the country. "We are excited to begin the 2011 tournament season that will culminate with a $1 million record purse," said Larry Lunsford, executive director for the National Pro Golf Tour. "It's going to be an...

2010-10-20 07:25:00

DANA POINT, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Open Championship for the National Pro Golf Tour (NPGT) presented by Arnold Palmer Golf Management concluded Friday at the Primm Valley Resort and Golf Club in Nipton, CA, south of Las Vegas. Great conditions and strong performances marked the culmination of the 2010 NPGT tour, with Richard Lee of Chandler, AZ finishing in the top spot at 25 under par. Other notable performances came from both Scott Harrington of Portland, OR, and...

2010-03-02 17:04:00

HARTFORD, Conn., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers Championship officials today announced six powerful early commitments to this year's tournament. Previous winners of the Travelers Championship, Kenny Perry, Stewart Cink and Hunter Mahan, as well as Rickie Fowler, Anthony Kim and Stuart Appleby have officially committed to playing in Connecticut's PGA TOUR event. "I'm pleased to be able to share this news with our fans so far in advance," said Travelers Championship Tournament Director...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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