Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reformer of USGA Handicaps Dies

(BOSTON) March 23, 2011 — Francis Scheid, a mathematician who took up golf in 1961 while on sabbatical in Rangoon, has died, the Boston Globe reported.

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New Mexico Golf Show Set for April

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — March 22, 2011 The first annual New Mexico Golf Show will be held April 16-17  on the grounds of Expo New Mexico, formerly the New Mexico State Fair. Among those exhibiting will be Adams Golf, Callaway Golf, … Continue reading

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Vegas Golf Offering Package Deals

(LAS VEGAS) March 22, 2011 — Angel Park and The Legacy Golf Club are offering three-night, three-round packages starting at $297, plus tax. Hotels include Suncoast Hotel and Casino, Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino and Palazzo … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods Has a New Girlfriend

(JUPITER, Fla.) March 22, 2011 — Tiger Woods has a new girlfriend, Alyse Lahti Johnston, stepdaughter of Alastair Johnston, a big shot at IMG, Woods’ management agency, the New York Post reported. Tiger has known Ms. Johnston, now a 22-year-old … Continue reading

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Gender-based Golf Competitions May End

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) March 19, 2011 — This week’s $15,000 jury award to a woman denied entry into a Cape Cod amateur golf event for men may mark the beginning of the end for gender-restricted golf competitions. Elaine Joyce, 46, of … Continue reading

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