ICYMI: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open News

October 7, 2019

ICYMI: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open News, Hurricane Relief Efforts in the Golf World, Support for Bio Kim, and More

Did you fall behind on golf news this past week? We’ve got you covered with the top headlines and latest golf tips. Let’s jump in.

Top 10 Headlines

The PGA Tour’s new driver testing protocol has already found the drivers of five different players to be non-conforming… and that was just during the Safeway Open. This could get complicated. (Golf)

Brooks Koepka is back to his regular practice routine after recovering from a painful stem-cell treatment for a knee injury. (Golf Channel)

Jack Nicklaus is among the star players who will be at the Bahamas Strong Pro-Am on October 8—an event created by Justin Leonard and Brad Faxon to support hurricane relief in the Bahamas. (Golf Channel)

Speaking of Jack, it looks like he’ll be at the helm for Muirfield Village’s new renovation, set to occur in two phases over the next two years. (Golfword)

The Korean Tour hit Bio Kim with a three-year suspension for flipping off a fan during a tournament. Kevin Na found the punishment to be a little extreme, and so did his caddie. (The Loop)

The schedule for the European Tour has been released, in case you want to start booking your flights. (Golf Channel)

In the midst of the debates about NCAA student-athletes profiting off their likeness, Dylan Dethier shares his own crazy story about going up against the NCAA. (Golf)

Cheyenne Knight won her first LPGA Title in her home state of Texas at the Volunteers of America Classic. (Golf Channel)

Jon Rahm came out victorious at the Spanish Open. Want to watch of all his drives from the final round? (Golf)

If you missed the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, here is a quick summary: It was a fun one to watch, and Kevin Na won. (Golf Channel)

Golf Articles

What are scratch golfers doing that you’re not doing? (USGolfTV)

Want to learn how to flush your irons every single time? These three tips can help. (USGolfTV)

These 7 go-to shots could help you keep it together when the pressure is on. (Golf Digest)

Find out how to make the most of your most versatile golf club. (USGolfTV)

Is a mound of turf ever better than a tee? (Golf)

This Week in Golf Video Tips

Feel a little young for the golf advice you find online? Todd Kolb is here with the five best tips for young golfers. (USGolfTV)

Your weight distribution throughout your swing matters more than you think. Here’s how it affects your ball contact. (USGolfTV)

Finally understand why you always shank your chip shots. (USGolfTV)

And while we’re on the subject of chipping, check out this super easy drill for distance control in your chip shots. (USGolfTV)

Have you checked out the new Sub 70 golf hybrid? (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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