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Boston Red Sox

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.

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Will a Rules Change Eclispse The Impact of Armchair Rules Officials?

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.)

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On the lip February 16

Discounts drive online tee time services

It’s hard to imagine this was a surprise to anyone but almost two-thirds of the golfers who use third party tee time online tee time services do so because they think they can get a discount. A National Golf Foundation of 500 core golfers in December found 40 percent use third-party reservations systems often (14 percent) or sometimes (26 percent).

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Women come up short in golf’s

According to the “fairness test” devised by Arthur D. Little and Jann E. Leeming, women golfers are being asked to play courses that are generally more than 1,000 yards too long for them to reach greens in regulation. In a recent posting on their blog, Golf With Women, Little asks the following questions:

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