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Preliminary Approval Granted with Site Zoned and Ready for Fall 2017 Construction

PHOENIX, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Drive Shack formally announced plans to open a new golf entertainment venue in the West Valley area of Phoenix. Preliminary approval for the approximately 60,000-square-foot, multi-level complex has been granted and construction will soon be underway. Located directly across from University of Phoenix Stadium, the new location will sit at the southwest corner of Bethany Home Road and 99th Avenue, just off Loop 101. Drive Shack anticipates the need to hire for 500 positions at the new location.

LOS ANGELES and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2017 -- The PGA TOUR and mitú, the leader in creating mainstream entertainment for young Latinos, today announced a strategic partnership that will look at golf and the PGA TOUR through a Latino lens. The partnership is intended to bring the players, tournaments and fan experiences of the TOUR to a cross-cultural audience in an authentic and relatable way.

The partnership will include content development and distribution, as well as data transparency and insights that will provide the PGA TOUR with unique intelligence about this influential demographic and how it reacts to the stories and experiences of golf and its world class athletes.

The PGA TOUR and mitú will launch their partnership with the debut of "Watcha Golf," a series featuring TOUR members Jon Rahm, Jhonattan Vegas and Camilo Villegas, who will be facing a team of Latino comedians in an unusual challenge where some of the misconceptions and realities of golf will collide.

Incheon, South Korea (AP) — Former PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae has put his rifle away and replaced it with his golf clubs to play in his professional tournament in more than two years.

Bae, whose last pro tournament was at the 2015 Presidents Cup in his native South Korea, will begin play Thursday in the Donghae Open. He was discharged from compulsory military service in August.

A three-time Asian Tour winner, Bae spent almost two years as a rifleman in the South Korean army.

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When it comes to a hole-in-one, an albatross or, even a condor -- more on that coming , if you don't know what it is -- US golfers know they're all extra special.

But just how special are they? Like, what are the odds?

Let's take a look at the three most coveted scores in golf and try to explain...

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The game of golf has changed wordlwide and the USGA and R&A have proposed revisions to the rules of the game. They've asked golfers from 102 countries to offer their feedback as well as taken into account reviews from golfers who have played under the new ruleset. This would be the largest overhaul in over 3 decades. The rulebook, which would be launched in 2019, has been slimmed down from 34 to 24 core rules and aims to make the game easier to comprehend, less prone to controversy, and to speed up the pace of play.

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Golf World countdown of 10 of the finest recovery shots ever played at the final major of the year, the PGA Championship.

The major championships never disappoint. Year after year after year, we can always count on the Masters, the U.S. Open, the Open Championship and the PGA Championship to deliver when it comes to producing the best moments on the course throughout an entire year.

Whether it was a shot, a run of holes, or a special tribute, the 2017 major championship season was one we won't soon forget.

Here's a look at 13 of our favorite moments from 2017's grand slam events.

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