Jerry Kelly may have gotten away with one during Saturday's third round of the Honda Classic. When he lost his ball in a palm tree, a new photographer helped rules officials decide the Univ. of Hartford grad deserved an unplayable rather than a lost-ball penalty.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Dustin Cone of Bennington, Vt., fired a three under par 69 on Monday at the Santa Lucia River Club for his fourth win on the Minor League Golf Tour, his first in almost a year. Cone made six birdies, a bogey and a double bogey, earning $950 from the $5,919 purse. His last MLGT title was on March 10, 2010 at Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter.
Despite protestations to the contrary, Boston Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis is as handy with a golf club as he is with a baseball bat. Youk and other BoSox teammates took part in a "closest-to-2nd-base" contest for NESN, the Sox flagship TV station.
Jeff Dantas, owner/director, ELITE INDOOR GOLF CENTER and Dawn Butterfield, stretching/conditioning expert with ELITE join me on the myNEGM LESSON TEE Radio/Internet Show Wednesday 2/23. This weeks PRIZES in the WINTER GOLF GRAB BAG
I would guess that most touring pros crave television exposure. If you’re on TV on the weekend, it probably means you’re hovering near the top of the leaderboard, winning big bucks, and pleasing your sponsors since tens of millions of viewers are getting a good look at their logos. (Of course, Tiger Woods seemed to get plenty of airtime last year even while mired in the depths of the field most weekends, but that’s another story.)