Fore Friday

Each Friday, we scour the internet looking for the very best and most interesting in the golf news and stories circulating online that week. This way,  you can always be up to date with the latest chatter when you hit the links on the weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of golf.

Stenson Cashes in at TPC Boston

Henrik Stenson Wins the 2013 Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston

Henrik Stenson endured a number of stops and starts with plenty of weather issues over a soggy Labor Day Weekend in New England in order to capture the victory at the Deutsche Bank. It was a great win for Stenson who has played well all season.

Will Stenson carry this to the BMW Championships?

Jordan Speith’s Star Rising

20 Year Old Jordan Speith Added to Presidents Cup Team

Presidents Cup captain Freddy Couples announced his captain’s picks for the 2015 Presidents Cup this week in Webb Simpson and Jordan Speith. This is just another step up for Speith who has had an incredible season and is going to be a new star in golf.

Do you think it was a good pick?

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Nicklaus Nine to be Built for Disabled Vets

Jack Nicklaus to Design Nine Additional Holes for Disabled Veterans’ Course

It was announced this week that, due to growing demand, Jack Nicklaus was going to be designing a 9 hole golf course specifically for disabled vets who want to play the game. Called the “Nicklaus Nine” the course will be at the American Lake Veterans Golf Club in Washington State.

A great job for a great cause, happy to see our vets enjoying golf.


Professional Caddies Turns Professional Jerky Maker

Tour Caddie Jeff King Turns Pro in the Beef Jerky Business 

Jeff King has been a caddie for about 15 years, in both the LPGA and the PGA tours. However, what he might be most famous for his is incredible beef jerky coveted by players and caddies alike. Started on a whim, he has now perfected his recipe selling pounds of it on tour and is going into the professional sales market.

Will you be keeping an eye out for King’s jerky?

Photo: SBNationGolf

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