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Donald Trump says 'normal' for golf means big crowds, no masks

More Sports / Golf May 18, 2020

Donald Trump says 'normal' for golf means big crowds, no masks

President Donald Trump’s idea of golf getting back to normal is having thousands of fans who aren’t wearing masks in attendance and "practically standing on top of each other.” Trump joined the NBC broadcast Sunday of "TaylorMade Driving Relief,” a Skins game involving Rory McIlroy ...

Park Hyun-kyung triumphs in golf's return to action in South Korea

Golf May 17, 2020

Park Hyun-kyung triumphs in golf's return to action in South Korea

Park Hyun-kyung won the KLPGA Championship title on Sunday as women's golf in South Korea joined the country's professional baseball and soccer leagues to restart amid the coronavirus pandemic. Park signed off with a second successive round of 67 to erase a three-shot deficit and ...

Rory McIlroy takes aim at Donald Trump over COVID-19

More Sports / Golf May 16, 2020

Rory McIlroy takes aim at Donald Trump over COVID-19

Rory McIlroy says he wouldn’t play golf with U.S. President Donald Trump again and doubts he would even be invited after questioning Trump's leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. McIlroy did an hour-plus interview for the McKellar Journal podcast in which he was asked whether he ...

Women's golf set to resume in South Korea without fans

More Sports / Golf May 13, 2020

Women's golf set to resume in South Korea without fans

The South Korean women’s golf tour is starting up again on Thursday with opening of the KLPGA Championship, an event that will be played without fans on the course. Women’s golf in South Korea joins the country's professional baseball and soccer leagues, which have already ...

Memorial Tournament plans use of high-tech badges to track fans

Golf May 10, 2020

Memorial Tournament plans use of high-tech badges to track fans

The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, will use high-tech radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in tournament badges to ensure social distancing is maintained at the July 16-19 PGA Tour event, Golf Digest reported on Saturday. The tracking system was just one of several measures that ...