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Best Golf Lessons For Kids In Los Angeles

It’s never too early to learn how to swing a golf club. The trick to teaching your child how to play golf is to keep it fun, so he or she doesn’t lose interest in the game. Find the right instructors to train your future golf pro at the places that consistently receive two thumbs up from the area’s student golfers.

08/30/2015

EDISON, NJ - AUGUST 29:  Sang-Moon Bae of Korea  lines up a putt on the 17th green during the third round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club on August 29, 2015 in Edison, New Jersey.  (Credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Day & Bae Tied For Lead At The Barclays

Bae Sang-moon is making the most of his final weeks before he starts mandatory military service in South Korea.

08/29/2015

EDISON, NJ - AUGUST 28:  Jordan Spieth of the United States waits on the fifth green during the second round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club on August 28, 2015 in Edison, New Jersey.  (Credit: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Spieth Misses Cut At The Barclays; Watson Holds Lead

Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays.

08/28/2015

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Report: Caltrans Engineer Was Paid For Playing Golf On 55 Workdays

An Orange County lawmaker said Thursday he has “no confidence” in Caltrans’ spending practices after a state auditor found the agency approved the time sheets of an engineer who played golf for 55 workdays while on the clock.

08/27/2015

GREENSBORO, NC - AUGUST 22:  Tiger Woods reacts after making his par putt on the 10th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 22, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Woods Just 2 Strokes Back After Third Round At Wyndham

Tiger Woods kept himself in contention for a victory at the Wyndham Championship that would propel him into the postseason.

08/22/2015

GREENSBORO, NC - AUGUST 21: Tiger Woods reacts after his par putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 21, 2015 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Atop Leaderboard At Wyndham Championship

Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending.

08/21/2015

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Golfing Pioneer Charlie Sifford Honored With Street Name

LA golfers celebrated the honoring of golfing pioneer Charlie Sifford, who had a street officially renamed after him on Sunday.

08/16/2015

SHEBOYGAN, WI - AUGUST 15:  Jordan Spieth of the United States hits his tee shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits  at  on August 15, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  (Credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Spieth Just 2 Behind Day After Round 3 Of PGA Championship

Jason Day shot 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead over Jordan Spieth into the final round of the PGA Championship.

08/15/2015

SHEBOYGAN, WI - AUGUST 14:  Hiroshi Iwata of Japan watches his tee shot on the first hole during the second round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on August 14, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  (Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Iwata Matches Major Record With 63 At PGA Championship

Hiroshi Iwata of Japan fired a 90-yard wedge from the rough on No. 18 that nearly rolled in before settling 3 feet from the cup. That tap-in par for a 63 was the best score at the PGA Championship so far and good enough to match the lowest single round ever in a major.

08/14/2015

SHEBOYGAN, WI - AUGUST 13: Dustin Johnson of the United States watches a putt on the ninth green during the first round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits on August 13, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (Credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

PGA Championship Round 1 Recap: Johnson Holds Lead

Already tied for the lead, Dustin Johnson was in position for more Thursday in the PGA Championship. He was in the fairway on the par-5 second hole at Whistling Straits and faced a “perfect 3-wood” to reach the green for a sure birdie or even better.

08/13/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 11:  Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy at the Oakland Coliseum station August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. BART remains at a heightened state of alert following the recent London Underground bombings and is preparing to launch a poster campaign in its stations that encourage riders to report suspicious packages and activity.  (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

K-9 Police Dog Dies At PGA Championship

Authorities say a police dog assigned to the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits died after the air conditioner failed in his partner’s squad car.

08/13/2015

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This Week In Golf: Shane Lowry Wins First PGA Tour Title At WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Shane Lowry of Ireland struck several gusty shots down the stretch to claim the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes over Bubba Watson.

08/10/2015

AKRON, OH - AUGUST 08: Jim Furyk hits off the ninth tee during the third round of the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on August 8, 2015 in Akron, Ohio. (Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Furyk, Rose Tied Atop Leaderboard At World Golf Championship

Justin Rose went 30 straight holes without making a birdie. He made up for it Saturday in the Bridgestone Invitational with a 7-under 63 that gave him a share of the lead with Jim Furyk going into the final round.

08/08/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 17:  Stacy Lewis (C) greets LPGA Founder Louise Suggs after winning the the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club on March 17, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Founder of LPGA, Louise Suggs, Dies At Age 91

Louise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday. She was 91

08/07/2015

GAINESVILLE, VA - JULY 31:  Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Quicken Loans National at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club on July 31, 2015 in Gainesville, Virginia.  (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods 3 Behind At Quicken National Tourney

Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

07/31/2015

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