(SAN JOSE, Calif.) Feb. 16, 2010 — A Silicon Valley executive sees a mutant form of golf — teeing it up in fairways, souped-up equipment, mulligans, free drops from near trees and freedom to toss balls out of bunkers — as a way to get kids into the game and stem defections by seniors, the Wall Street Journal reports. More.
(LOS ANGELES) Feb. 17, 2011 — Dustin Johnson got hit with a 2-shot penalty and narrowly avoided a DQ when his caddie screwed up his start time, USA Today reported. More.
(LONDON) Feb. 16, 2011 — European Tour player Elliot Saltman of Scotland won’t appeal a European Tour ruling that he cheated while marking his ball — saying there was little likelihood the people who labeled him a cheat would reverse themselves, the Scotsman newspaper reported. More.