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Video: Golfer ignores 7-foot alligator strolling next to him

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“My shot was really good, and that was really the only thing I was worried about.”

“I wakeboard professionally, so I’m always in the water, and I’ve kind of been around gators my whole life. There was a bit of a worry, but it seemed like he was doing his own thing, so I let him go.”

Source: Video: Golfer ignores 7-foot alligator strolling next to him

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WATCH: Multiple people struck by lightning at PGA Tour Championship

 

ATLANTA (AP) – Lightning struck a pine tree right after play at the Tour Championship was suspended, and ambulances took five people from the golf course.

The tree was located just off the 16th tee at East Lake. It struck the top and shattered bark all the way to the bottom on Saturday.

A tournament official says the five people who left in ambulances appeared alert. He did not know their conditions.

Source: Multiple people struck by lightning at PGA Tour Championship

5 Best Resorts For A Golf Vacation

With the prime season for golf upon us, check out these accommodations who really cater to the golf-enthusiast.

When booking summer travel, golf-enthusiasts want easy access to the links. But what they may not know, is traveling to pursue a passion or hobby helps you feel a bit more connected to the destination.

Beyond the connection to place, research shows golf is great to heart health, brain stimulation, weight loss, stress reduction, better sleep among other benefits. Continue at Source: Best Resorts For A Golf Vacation

11 greatest island greens in the world

Golf has many famous island greens, including the 17th at TPC Sawgrass. Here’s our list of the best in the world.

Sure, TPC Sawgrass is home to golf’s greatest do-or-die target, but sampling a similar test is right around the corner (depending where you live). Love them or hate them, island greens get the blood pumping every time. Here’s a look at the ultimate version, the 17th at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium course, plus 10 others that mimic the drama, if not the fame, of Pete Dye’s original. Continue at Source: The 11 greatest island greens in the world – Golf

10 things you should know before you travel to The Open Championship in Portrush, Northern Ireland

The Open Championship will take place at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim this year. Here are 10 things you should know before you go

June 2019 sees the return of the prestigious sporting event, The Open Championship. Taking place this year at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, this will be the first time that the tournament has been featured at the club since 1951. See more at Source: 10 things you should know before you travel to The Open Championship in Portrush

Pebble Beach travel guide: Where to play, eat and visit – California

Pebble Beach, the home of the 2019 U.S. Open, is a must-visit destination with great golf courses, great food, and much more.

I grew up in Steinbeck country, spent my college summers as a cart boy at Pebble Beach Golf Links and now live in Carmel. So in the run-up to this U.S. Open, quite a few folks have been tweeting and texting me for advice about visiting the area. It seemed prudent to put all of my counsel in one document, so here is one man’s highly idiosyncratic guide to the Monterey Peninsula (and slightly beyond). See more at Source: Alan Shipnuck’s guide to Pebble Beach: Where to play, eat and visit