Play golf even when there’s snow on the ground with this mobile and home smart golf simulator
Whether you've just played your first round of golf this past summer and you want to improve for next season, or if you love playing golf so much that you don't want to go a week without playing, this golf simulator is the perfect option.
Huron Hills Golf Course in Ann Arbor reopens for 2021 season
On Friday, Huron Hills Golf Course in Ann Arbor reopened for its 2021 golf season. Here’s what to anticipate:Once at Huron Hills, golfers will check-in at the clubhouse, which is open for food and beverage sales. Those with questions regarding fees or availability should call the Huron Hills Golf Course clubhouse at 734-794-6246. AdLearn more at the City of Ann Arbor Huron Hills Golf Course website. Huron Hill Golf Course is at 3465 E. Huron River Dr.
Detroit children learn golf from new Detroit PAL program
DETROIT – The Detroit Police Athletic League (PAL) works to enrich the lives of children through sports and character development. Detroit PAL’s director of program administration, Fred Hunter, said it’s important for nonprofits to join forces and share resources amid the COVID pandemic. First Tee has a proven program and Detroit PAL has the volunteers, administrative know-how and lot of eager kids. Little Putters are children ages 5 and 6 who will learn at BOYSVILLE gym. More information can be found on the official Detroit PAL website here.
Live Stream: Authorities give updates on Tiger Woods car crash
FILE - Tiger Woods smiles during a winner's ceremony after winning the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, in this Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, file photo. Woods was injured Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County and had to be extricated from the vehicle with the jaws of life tools, the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)
Police: Tiger Woods injured in single-car crash, extracted with ‘jaws of life’
(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)Tiger Woods was seriously injured in a single-car rollover crash on Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, police announced. The crash occurred shortly before 7:15 a.m. Police said Woods was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries. Police said he had to be extracted from the vehicle with the “jaws of life” tool. Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg told Golf Digest: “Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. Golf star Tiger Woods was injured in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
Midnight Golf Program in Detroit teaching life skills for the last 20 years
DETROIT – The Midnight Golf Program has done wonders for African Americans in a sport that’s dominated by White males; however, that’s something the program is hoping to change. “Midnight Golf started 20 years ago with only 17 students, and as of today, we’ve had 3,500 students,” said founder Renee Fluker. For 20 years, the Midnight Golf Program has been taking kids off the streets and placing golf clubs in their hands -- giving them a different alternative in life. Fluker said the program started when her son had a rough time being the only person of color on his high school golf team. AdThat’s when she started the program in 2001, not only to help young African Americans get involved in golf, but also to help them through college with 16 mentors to help.
Flint golfer hopes to carry on PGA Tour legacy of Tiger Woods, Charlie Sifford
GRAND BLANC, Mich. – The road to professional golf was not always easy for Willie Mack III. Kind of like in a movie.”The near-death experience did not stop Mack from pursuing his dream of someday playing in the PGA Tour. Then it was time to try and make the PGA Tour, but a lot more goes into it than good putts and long drives. This year, Mack is a recipient of that exemption and will play in his first PGA Tour event. READ: PGA Tour hopeful for return of fans, pushing ahead without
Sixth-grader from Ann Arbor stars in Food Network’s ‘Kids Baking Championship’
ANN ARBOR – For local student Nemo Tsai, 2020 was as normal a year as could be until a casting agent from Food Network reached out to him on Instagram to audition for Season 9 of “Kids Baking Championship.”Nemo’s family has owned Japanese-American fusion restaurant Godaiko and Tsai Grocery in southwest Ann Arbor for more than 25 years. Raised in the kitchen, Nemo was making sushi rolls before he was five years old, and recently took up baking after watching videos on YouTube. “This was the first season that parents get onto the show and react,” said Nemo. ET on Food Network with a double episode. Aside from the title of Kids Baking Champion, the winner of the Kids Baking Championship will take home a grand prize of $25,000 and will get a spot in Food Network Magazine.
Dustin Johnson buries some major memories, wins the Masters
Johnson overcame a jittery start that conjured memories of past majors he failed to finish off. He turned that into a command performance, making sure this one-of-a-kind Masters with no fans also had no drama. His five-shot victory was the largest at the Masters since Woods won by 12 in 1997. “As a kid, you're dreaming about winning the Masters, having Tiger put the green jacket on you. 1 player in the world to win the Masters since Woods in 2002, was the main event.
Augusta National in November? 5 reasons why this year’s Masters will stand alone in history
If you’re clicking around on the remote control while watching TV this weekend, odds are, you’ll stumble on som sights of Augusta National Golf Club. Yes, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, that will be the case for the first time in the history of the illustrious tournament. Paul Casey of England plays a shot on the second hole during a practice round prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 09, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Patrick Smith) (Getty Images)One of the reasons the Masters is often the most-rated golf tournament is the stunning sight of azaleas and other flowers throughout the course. No fansThis won’t be any different from any other golf tournament or major sporting event this year.
Ann Arbor Parks and Rec offers free golf for veterans on Wednesday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Dust off those clubs and tee up! On Wednesday, veterans can play a free round of golf at Huron Hills Golf Course courtesy of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreations in honor of Veterans Day. Participants can play five-and-six-hole rounds for free and receive a free power cart rental. Golfers wanting to play 11 holes, the maximum allowed right now at HHCG due to construction, will just pay $5. Golf course construction began in September and consists of wetland creation and creek restoration to an area that will be called Benz Creek in the near future.
Here’s why an albatross is the rarest achievement in golf
While a birdie is 1-under par on a hole and an eagle is 2-under par, a step better than that is an albatross, which is 3-under par on a hole. In the four major tournaments, it has only happened 18 times since 1870, according to GolfLink. An albatross has happened the most times at golf’s oldest major, the British Open, which has seen an albatross occur eight times in its history. The U.S. Open and PGA Championship were the last to see three, by Nick Watney in 2012 and Joey Sindelar in 2006, respectively. Maggert has two of the 18 albatrosses at major tournaments, collecting one at the 1994 Masters and one during the 2001 British Open.
Never golfed, and you’re not sure where to start? 11 notes that will make you feel more at ease
Are you ever flipping around on TV and you come across some sort of golf tournament? Golf looks pretty fun, and somewhat less strenuous than some of the other professional sports. Plus, golfing seems like an enjoyable group activity or a bucket-list item for a scenic vacation.
Need to burn your kids’ energy? Try golf -- as in, real golf
But if you’re in need of more ideas, how about this one: Have you tried taking your kid golfing? Depending on which part of the country you golf, other wildlife such as deer and alligators can also easily be present on a golf course. On a side note, you don’t have to have your kid hit EVERY shot. Golf courses know the value of introducing the game to youngsters, and thus, will often offer heavy discounts for kids to play, if they even charge them at all for a round. Some golf courses also will offer discounts for families who want to play.
Golfing on a Jewel: 5 reasons why playing this course on Mackinac Island is an experience like no other
Here are five reasons why a round of golf on Mackinac Island’s Jewel Golf Course is an experience like no other. The ferry rideSome ferry rides to Mackinac Island will take you underneath the Mackinac Bridge. Spectacular viewsViews from the Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island.
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