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Did the U.S. team ruin the International Crown? The ratings will tell

What do we do now that Team USA has been eliminated from the International Crown? Order up some chicken satay, kim chee, tempura, paella and Swedish meatballs. Not such a bad menu! LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan’s great brainstorm of an … Continue reading

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What happens to golfers who use illegal equipment?

The governing bodies of golf have refused to make allowances in the rules for equipment that could make bad golfers a little better. So, what will the USGA do to women who use nonconforming clubs anyway? USGA Director of Rules … Continue reading

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Test-driving an illegal club: What fun!

Testing out the new Polara Advantage driver for women: It’s golf’s version of crack for newbies! Only, this illegal substance could actually be good for its users. Polara puts it right out there in the headlines: Its new women’s driver … Continue reading

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6 things a woman should carry in her golf bag

Oh sure, you probably carry a first-aid kit, bottle of water and maybe some rain gloves in that big, multi-pocketed golf bag of yours. You’ve got room for more stuff, and here are six things every woman should carry. This … Continue reading

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Golf dress codes around the world

A round-the-world search of golf dress codes for women produced some award-winning regulations, from super-strict to anything-goes. Ladies, one thing seems clear: Clothes are generally required. The other day I suggested to my kids at The First Tee of Oakland … Continue reading

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Golf glossary: Hitting it fat

Fat might be a good quality to have in a wallet, but we don’t want it on our waistlines or in our golf game. Emily Kay explains. You work hard at your fitness, and you sure don’t want fat shots. … Continue reading

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You don’t have to play 18 holes to post an 18-hole score

Golfers with USGA indexes like to post their scores. Here’s how to do it even when your round gets shortened, or if you decide to play a few holes outside of the rules. My Sunday morning golf course is closing … Continue reading

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