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2011-08-09 13:25:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following his second place finish at the Bridgestone Invitational, Rickie Fowler challenged fellow pro, roommate and three-time All-American from Georgia Tech, Cameron Tringale to a game of Red Bull P.A.R, an urban golf shootout to find out who has the better repertoire of inventive shots. Similar to the basketball game H.O.R.S.E., the two attempted creative chip shots in the urban fairway of midtown Atlanta. Yesterday, the duo hit a chip shot out of...

2011-08-01 14:13:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate its 10th Anniversary as the Official Charity of the Nike U.S. Open of Surfing, Life Rolls On Foundation is hosting an exclusive charity auction on CharityBuzz.com. Bidding is currently open for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to surf alongside the pros at the world's biggest surfing contest. The winner of this unique experience will be able to show off their surfing skills in Life Rolls On's They Will Surf Again Expression...

2011-06-08 17:47:00

TORRANCE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all golf fans: Lexus wants to hear from you. What would you rather have, the perfect golf game or the perfect marriage? Are you willing to give up a full head of hair, a vacation, even celebrating an anniversary, for that perfect swing? Will Phil Mickelson, Jason Day or Nick Watney perfect their game in time to win the 2011 U.S. Open Championship? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110608/LA16851) Starting today, in...

2011-06-08 15:10:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The professional sand soccer team from Senegal in western Africa is considered a top pick to win the COOP U.S. Open, June 10 -12, taking place along the oceanfront at Virginia Beach. Senegal won the main beach soccer championship for Africa in 2008 and finished third in 2009. Three players from the 2009 team are on the roster for the United States visit this week. There are 10 pro teams in the competition, each made up of star players...

2011-05-30 00:00:30

Sport Court's Responseâ“ž¢ playing surface will be featured in the more than 40 courts used by players, turning the Phoenix Convention Center into a volleyball festival. "Our Response playing surface is a state-of-the-art engineered polymer surface, which has Lateral Forgivenessâ“ž¢ for player safety while at the same time providing the resiliency needed in this fast-moving sport," said Ron Cerny, President and CEO of Connor Sport...

2011-05-06 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, MAY 7: FRANCIS OUIMET Profile America -- Saturday, May 7th. Tomorrow marks the birthday of a man who was important in making golf popular in the U.S. Francis Ouimet began his golfing career as a caddy. Then in 1913, at the age of 20, he generated national enthusiasm for the game by...

2011-04-29 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behind every successful golfer there often stands a supportive wife. The US Open is just around the corner, and there is not a better time to honor the golfer's wife. Author of the book Honey I Love Golf But I Love You More!, Jodi Walker launched the first ever national Golfer's Wife of the Year contest and it is picking up steam. The First Place prize is a golf and spa package for two at La Costa Resort and Spa (Voted by "Travel and Leisure"...

2011-03-19 00:00:28

Internationally Renowned Team to Lead Instruction at Saddlebrook Golf Academy Wesley Chapel, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 Saddlebrook Resort announces that it has reached an agreement with internationally renowned golf coaches, Steve Bann and Dale Lynch, known as the number one golf coaching team in the world, to lead instruction at the Saddlebrook Golf Academy.     Two of the most celebrated instructors on the PGA TOUR, Bann and Lynch lead the Golf Academy's...

2011-02-02 00:00:43

Pebble Beach Resorts Will Host Its Sixth U.S. Open Championship in 2019 During its Centennial Celebration. Pebble Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Pebble Beach Company have officially completed their agreement for Pebble Beach Golf Links to host the 2019 U.S. Open Championship. The signing of this agreement follows the June 2010 initial announcement of the award, and it marks an important milestone leading up to the 119th U.S. Open and the...

2011-01-03 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Crystal Symphony's first-ever Golf Experiences of Discovery to the Hawaiian Islands, golfers can tee off at three of the region's most stunning courses, and perfect their swings with instruction from PGA pros on the way. The 14-day itinerary conveniently sails round-trip from Los Angeles April 24, with play in Kauai, Oahu and Maui. The courses, featuring some of the most spectacular scenery on the islands, include: Poipu Bay Golf Course...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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