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September 9, 2019

In Case You Missed It: Long-Awaited European Open and Walker Cup Victories, Knee Surgery Part II, and the Latest Golf Tips

Let’s get this week started off right—with a quick recap of all the golf excitement you may or may not have missed last week. From top headlines to the latest golf advice, we’ve got you covered. Here we go…

Top 10 Headlines

The Korn Ferry Tour Championship came to a dramatic close on Monday, with Tom Lewis emerging as the winner. (Golf Channel)

A week after Tiger announced his own arthroscopic knee surgery, Dustin Johnson underwent the same procedure. (Golf)

You’re probably going to want to see the drive that won the 2019 World Long Drive Championship for Kyle Berkshire. (World Long Drive)

Looks like there’s going to be a new driver testing protocol for the 2019-2020 PGA Tour season. (Golf)

The Walker Cup competitors faced some tough wind conditions at Royal Liverpool this week. (@cole_hammer6765)

The host of the Korn Ferry Tour’s Bahamas event (The Abaco Club) has begun fundraising efforts to rebuild after Hurricane Dorian nailed the islands with 225 mph winds. (Golfworld)

Here’s a little background on Nathaniel Crosby’s journey to becoming the Walker Cup captain. (Golf)

18 months after winning the 2018 Masters, Patrick Reed is showing off his commemorative Masters GT2RS. We wouldn’t mind a ride, that’s all we’re saying. (@PReedGolf)

Congratulations to the U.S. Walker Cup team for bringing America its first road Walker Cup victory in 12 years. (Golf Channel)

Paul Casey scored his first European Tour title since 2014 at the European Open Sunday. (Golf Channel)

Golf Articles

Here’s what has been holding you back from finally breaking 90. (USGolfTV)

You’re already breaking 90? 80 then. (USGolfTV)

Those left-to-right winds send a chill up the spine of any golfer who struggles with the slice. Here are some tips for making the best of a breezy day. (Golf Digest)

Have you seen Under Armour’s new golf apparel? We have thoughts. (USGolfTV)

Look out for these three common mistakes that could have you under-performing with your driver. (USGolfTV)

This Week in Golf Video Tips

Could your lag putting use some work? Try these 3 easy practice techniques. (USGolfTV)

Hybrids should make things easier for you. These simple tips make sure they do. (USGolfTV)

Do you really need extra golf gadgets when you can already do so much with a smartphone? We took a look at a phone versus a LiveView golf camera, and here’s what we learned. (USGolfTV)

Here are three golf stats you didn’t know you should be tracking. (USGolfTV)

Some quick and straight-forward advice for those longer putts. (USGolfTV)

That’s it for this week! We’ll see you back here next Monday for your next golf news roundup.

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