Golf carts go off-course and into the community
When Jo Ann Monnens' grandchildren get fussy, she knows what will soothe them: a spin down her Shakopee street in the family's blue golf cart. "It definitely is fun," Monnens said. "I think anybody who had one would enjoy it." In fancy metro neighborhoods and far-flung exurbs, golf carts are booming in popularity as a convenient, inexpensive and energy-efficient way to get around. More suburbs ...Minneapolis Star Tribune Sports
Kentucky basketball coach praises Obama after golf round: 'He is a really serious golfer'
University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari praised former President Obama's golf skills after the two played a round Friday."Just played a round of golf with [Barack Obama] and got to spend 4 hours chatting in the cart," Calipari wrote on Twitter. "It was the greatest round of golf that you could ever play and all I can say is that he is a really serious golfer! He played well!"Just played a round of golf with @BarackObama and...The Hill News
Homeless US man who murdered Spanish golfer jailed for life
A homeless man who murdered champion Spanish college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena after attacking her on a golf course in Iowa last year was jailed for life on Friday. Barquin Arozamena, 22, was stabbed to death after being ambushed by Collin Richards while she played at Coldwater Golf Links in the city of Ames on September 17 last year. The Iowa State University student's body was found by staff at the course shortly after the attack, which...AFP News
Luke DeCock: US Senior Amateur at Old Chatham a milestone for Triangle golf
Paul Simson has played in USGA championships all over the country, 67 of them, from the U.S. Junior Amateur to the U.S. Open. and just about everything else. For all that, this week he'll get to do something he's never done before. Play a home game. Simson is one of 156 competitors in the U.S. Senior Open, a tournament he won in 2010 and 2012, and the Raleigh insurance broker will ...The (Raleigh) News & Observer Sports