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The Texas Golf Association & The Spirit

The Texas Golf Association & The Spirit

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Golf, Golf Courses, Golf News, Interviews, Rules of Golf, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International, USGA, Whispering Pines Golf Club | 0 comments

The Texas Golf Association is the governing body of golf for the state of Texas. Since the Spirit began, the TGA has provided operational and Rules assistnace to the Championship. The staff and volunteers from the TGA assist with everything from marking the golf course, to starting the players, to volunteer Rules Officals and more. Without the historical...

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Japan Women Playing Hole #15

Japan Women Playing Hole #15

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In the third round of the 2011 Spirit International Championship, the Japanese women played with the Australian women. Here is a clip from the treacherous 15th hole at Whispering Pines Golf Club. Transcription: (Will Haskett) Australia and Japan, the women playing at 15. And that was the bunker shot of Eri Joma from Japan. The Japanese women are +1 today,...

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Manassero Wins Big in England

Manassero Wins Big in England

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Amateur Golf News, Golf, Italy, Player Spotlight, Team of the Month, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International | 0 comments

2009 Spirit alumnus Matteo Manassero wins at Wentworth in a playoff against Simon Khan and Marc Warren. Manassero loves this event and Wentworth C.C., the site where Seve won on 6 occasions. Given that Manassero is only 20 and has a special place in his heart for this place, he may beat that record. The June Team or the MOnth is Italy, so it’s fitting...

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Whispering Pines Unveils New Short Course: The Needler

Whispering Pines Unveils New Short Course: The Needler

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International, Whispering Pines Golf Club | 0 comments

Whispering Pines Golf Club, the top-ranked golf course in Texas, now includes a nine-hole, short course named The Needler. Like its award-winning, 18-hole course big brother, The Needler will provide a fun, but stern test for every golfer. Founder Corby Robertson again worked with Chet Williams, the course architect for Whispering Pines Golf Club, to...

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USGA Decision on Anchoring Ban

USGA Decision on Anchoring Ban

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The United States Golf Association announced today, that they will be adopting Rule 14-1b on anchoring beginning January 1, 2016. Here are the specifics on the release: The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The R&A, golf’s governing bodies, today announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b of the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in...

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