ICYMI: Safeway Open News

September 30, 2019

ICYMI: Safeway Open News, Heartwarming Golf Events, Bill Murray Being Bill Murray, and All the News You May Have Missed

Happy Monday! Time to ease into another busy week with a quick recap of last week’s golf news, starting with the top headlines:

Top 10 Headlines

Bill Murray had a car accident and then played a practice round at St. Andrews one-handed with his other arm in a sling made from a necktie… which might be the most Bill Murray thing anyone has ever done. (Golf Channel)

Speaking of comedy greats, Larry David was on Phireside with Phil this week. You probably don’t want to miss it. (@PhilMickelson)

This story on the Pure Insurance Championship is your weekly reminder that golf is an incredible tool to help people of all ages connect, inspire, and heal. (Golf)

“To lose two days in a row would really knock your confidence…” We suppose if anyone is allowed to trash-talk the World #2, it’s the World #2’s dad. (@EuropeanTour)

Adam Scott is all for Tiger adding his own name to the U.S. Presidents Cup team. (Golf Channel)

Tiger Woods’ first-ever NEXUS Cup event sounds like an incredible time for a worthy cause. (Golf Digest)

Everybody loves a good comeback story, and we were excited to see Bo Van Pelt return to the PGA Tour at the Safeway Open after a three-year, injury-related absence. (Golfworld)

“No matter if I win one more tournament, 10 more tournaments, whatever it may be, this will be the greatest moment in my golfing career for sure.” Catch up on Cameron Champ’s stirring win at the Safeway Open, which he dedicated to his grandfather. (Golf)

Mi Jung Hur claimed her 2nd LPGA title this year with a victory at the Indy Women In Tech Championship. (Golfworld)

And Kirk Triplett won the PURE Insurance Championship. Again. (Golfworld)

Golf Articles

Change your game by getting to know your hybrid better. (USGolfTV)

Can thinking about pizza really help your putting? (Golf)

Want to start hitting flush iron shots every single time? (USGolfTV)

Top golf instructors reveal the terrible golf tips they wish amateurs would stop sharing with each other. (Golf Digest)

What do you think of Under Armour’s new golf apparel? (USGolfTV)

This Week in Golf Video Tips

If you’re so close to becoming a scratch golfer but haven’t pulled it off yet, it’s probably not your technique; it’s you’re approach to the game. Here’s some great advice for getting into the scratch golfer’s mindset. (USGolfTV)

Equipment review: Check out the Sub 70 golf hybrid. (USGolfTV)

Ready to finally stop slicing your driver? (USGolfTV)

Now it’s Todd’s turn to do a little bad-golf-tip venting. Have you been following these terrible tips? (USGolfTV)

Every golfer must master these three golf shots. (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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