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In the weekend Back Spin Marc Leishman had his entire family with him when he donned the Red Sweater at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Anna Nordqvist was a birdie machine in the LPGA’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup and Steve Stricker struggled down the stretch in Tucson to let Tom Lehman nip him at the end on the PGA Tour Champions.
The Par 5 News includes items on current Golf Business issues, including the Costco’s lawsuit against Titleist and Phil Mickelson’s name is bandied about in the Federal trial of Billy Walters. Will the 2018 Ryder Cup be moved from France to Scotland? Inbee Park felt immense pressure before and during the Rio Olympics, plus PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monohan sees a tour owned television network in the future.
Despite the recent acceptance of women members at Kasumigaseki, the Japanese Golf Course to be used for the 2020 Olympics and Muirfield in Scotland, The Practice Range discussion wonders why Women are still being discriminated in Golf?
The VIG, Matt Ginella talks about Sand Valley, Arcadia Bluffs, Forest Dunes, Tom Doak, Mike Devries, Coore/Crenshaw, Mike Keiser and Arnold Palmer’s Golf Design business.