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Fore Friday: Tiger Struggles, Guan Tianlang Controversies and Cutting the Game Short

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.

Tiger Struggles

Tiger Woods Struggles to 74, Well Back at Memorial

Tiger has been one of the most dominant players at the Memorial Tournament the last few years, winning five times in his career.

Friday it looked a bit dicey as Tiger spent the morning hovering at the cut line. Can Tiger make a comeback over the weekend?

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Guan Tianlang Controversies

Is Guan Tianlang Actually Hurting Professional Golf?

Adam Fonseca wonders if golf phenom Guan Tianlang is hurting golf more than helping it. Ever since the youngster appeared at The Masters in April, there have been swirls of controversy.

Does he deserve to be invited, should the PGA veterans have preference?

Cutting the Game Short

The ‘Time for Nine’ Campaign: To Save Golf, Cut the Game in Half

Golf Digest is looking to champion the benefits of playing just 9 holes at a time to combat a steady decline in golfers over the past few years.

Is the game in danger of taking too long for the casual golfer because of other obligations? It’s an interesting theory.

World’s Most Extreme Courses

Five of the World’s Most Extreme Golf Holes

Have you ever really wanted to test your limits? If the answer is a resounding yes then check out some of these courses, which have been dubbed some of the most challenging in the world.

Have you ever played any of these? Are they on your bucket list?

Photo credit: Compleat Golfer, USA Today

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