- Amazing Grace
Branden Grace continued his breakout rookie year on the European Tour with a two-shot win in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. It's his 4th European Tour win this year and 5th win overall in 2012.
- Home Sweet Home
Las Vegas resident Ryan Moore won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by a single shot over Brendon De Jonge. It's Moore's 2nd career PGA TOUR win and first since 2009.
- Sweet 16
Bernhard Langer shot a final round 63 in the SAS Championship to jump 14 players en route to his 16th career Champions Tour win. With the victory, Langer takes over the lead in Charles Schwab Cup Points.
- First Time
David Lingmerth won the Neediest Kids Championship by a single shot for his first career Web.com Tour victory. The win moved him from 27th to 7th on the tour's money list.
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“Peaceful Easy Feeling” by Eagles
“Californication” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Tuesday, October 9
Monday - October 8, 2012
Montana parents can't watch kids play high school golf
Well, this is a one new one.
Meanwhile, there's a lawyer quoted in the report claiming this is some kind of civil rights issue.
PGA Tour suspends Hensby for anti-doping violation
The statement reads:
The Tour said it would not issue further comment on Hensby's suspension.
Good time to hang up on viewer call-ins
Golf announced the most massive layoff in the industry’s history on Monday morning.
Armchair referees around the world were given their pink slips.
It’s a glorious jettisoning of unsolicited help.
Goodbye and good riddance.
But at what cost?
We saw that with Lexi Thompson at the ANA Inspiration this year.
Yes, this isn’t a perfect answer to handling rules violations.
This is good governance.
And compared to the glacial pace of major rules change of the past, this is swift.
This is the USGA and R&A leading a charge.
Lexi 'applaud's USGA, R&A for rules change
Lexi Thompson’s pain may prove to be the rest of golf’s gain.
“Clearly, that case has been something of a focus point for us,” Rickman said.
Thompson reacted to the new protocols in an Instagram post.