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  1. Golf group buys The Buckinghamshire for undisclosed sumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Golf Club Management

    ... Asahi invested heavily in the property and business to develop a championship standard golf course, designed by John Jacobs OBE, with the original Grade II listed mansion house being converted into a prestigious clubhouse to serve the golf course. ...

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  2. Under threat Burnley golf club is savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Golf Club Management

    ... facilities for the people of Pendle." Reeves, a highly experienced PGA coach who has worked with the likes of John Jacobs, David Leadbetter and Dennis Pugh, said: "It is a great honour and a privilege to be given the chance to keep the game of golf ...

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  3. Ken Bowden, influential golf writer, former Golf Digest editor and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Golf World

    ... instructional feature called "Jack Nicklaus' Lesson Tee." Soon after, Bowden collaborated with renowned teacher John Jacobs on Practical Golf , the instruction book often cited by Butch Harmon, Jim McLean, Hank Haney and many other top teachers as ...

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  4. Golf News a " European Senior Golf Tour Schedule for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | SportsNewsIreland

    ... British Masters win in 2004 - the 1991 Ryder Cup player's fifth European Tour victory. Paul Broadhurst, the 2016 John Jacobs Trophy winner, will begin his Order of Merit title defence in the United Arab Emirates at the first edition of the Sharjah ...

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  5. Salmon River boys hockey falls to Canton; Salmon River girls hockey advances past SLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... goal with 13 seconds left in regulation with a rare own-goal scored after the Shamrocks had pulled netminder John Jacobs to gain the extra skater. After working the puck deep into the Canton zone, a pass back to the point eluded a Salmon River ...

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  6. Woods can earn stripes again but McIlroy left frustratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... people behind the rise of European golf but in practice it would be no fun. It would have to read: 1. John Jacobs. 2. John Jacobs. 3. John Jacobs 4. John Jacobs. 5. John Jacobs' I thought of Peter Dobereiner's immortal words, written in 1994, after ...

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  7. Golfers could never pay enough attention to the wisdom of John JacobsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Golf World

    After learning John Jacobs died Friday in his native England at 91, I paid my respects by playing nine holes at Pine Needles G.C. in the crystal air of a wintry North Carolina late afternoon with the great teacher on my mind. Before my first shot, one of Jacobs' deceptively profound descriptions of the golf swing-"two turns and a swish"-popped into my head.

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  8. South Yorkshire's former Ryder Cup captain John Jacobs OBE dies aged 91Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Thorne Today

    Former professional golfer John Jacobs OBE, who helped found the European Tour and was twice European Ryder Cup captain, has died at the age of 91. Born in Woodsetts, Rotherham, in 1925, his first paid position was as an assistant at Hallamshire Golf Club in Sheffield. He went on to lead the Ryder Cup teams in 1979 and 1981, which were the first two competitions to feature a combined European side.

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  9. Nine Thailand golfers throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    ... 66, 70 and 67 to finally make the grade after a previous failed attempt last year. In Virginia Water, England, John Jacobs, the captain of the first European Ryder Cup team and a tour official on the continent, has died. He was 91. Jacobs played for ...

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  10. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... shot a 12-under 59 in the Diamond Resorts Invitational, scoring 43 points in the modified Stableford event. ... John Jacobs , the captain of the first European Ryder Cup team, has died. He was 91. Tennis: Johanna Konta made up for two previous ...

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  11. John Jacobs: Doctor Golf who could always prescribe a timely tonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... and again and again until the whole sorry episode reaches some form of pitiful conclusion. For the celebrated John Jacobs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 91, simplicity was the name of this Royal & Ancient game. "Playing golf is simple," ...

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  12. John Jacobs: Doctor Golf who could always prescribe a timely tonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... and again and again until the whole sorry episode reaches some form of pitiful conclusion. For the celebrated John Jacobs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 91, simplicity was the name of this Royal & Ancient game. "Playing golf is simple," ...

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  13. 2-time Ryder Cup captain John Jacobs dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | SFGate

    In this March 12, 1962 file photo, John Jacobs demonstrates with the driver during the three-day golfing course for young amateur golfers at Sandy Lodge Club, Hertfordshire, England. John Jacobs, the captain of the first European Ryder Cup team and a tour official on the continent, has died.

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  14. Golfing world mourns Hampshire-based John JacobsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Daily Echo

    The world of golf has paid tribute to John Jacobs, the 'founding father' of the European Tour and two-time European Ryder Cup captain, following his death at the age of 91. He led the 1979 and 1981 Ryder Cup teams, the first two competitions to feature a combined European side. He was awarded an OBE in 1997 and inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame three years later, In 1954, Jacobs led the calls for the modernisation of the game, to include an increase and better distribution of prize funds.

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  15. Tributes paid to John Jacobs, founding father of Euro TourRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    Not since the passing of Seve Ballesteros just under six years ago has European golf been so mournful. It follows the death of John Jacobs, the "founding father" of the European Tour, two-time European Ryder Cup captain and coaching genius, at the age of 91. The Yorkshireman was an accomplished player, recording two professional wins as he beat Gary Player in the final of the South African Match Play Masters in 1957, the same year he claimed the Dutch Open title by three strokes over the Belgian, Flory Van Donck.

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  16. John Jacobs, the "father of modern day golf", dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... in the world of golf owes much to his pioneering spirit." Sandy Jones, the chief executive of the PGA, said: "John Jacobs will be fondly remembered by those of us who were privileged to know him. Quite simply he was a legend of the game and his name ...

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  17. Golf icon John Jacobs, founder of the European Tour and two-time...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... they are back... if they are back': Klopp hopes Coutinho and Henderson will be fit for United match Golf icon John Jacobs, a founder of the European Tour and two-time Ryder Cup captain, dies at the age of 91 John Jacobs, who helped found the ...

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  18. John Jacobs, 1925-2017: 'The greatest teacher in the history of the game'Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Golf World

    John Jacobs poses for a photograph next to a charcoal drawing of himself at his home in Lyndhurst, England, in 2012. John Jacobs set out to be a great player, but fate, having determined that that was too confining a role for him, intervened.

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  19. Ewen: Jacobs 'a second father'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Sarah Stirk and Gary Murphy reflect on the passing of John Jacobs OBE, the 'founding father' of the European Tour Sky Sports Golf commentator Ewen Murray shares his personal memories about two-time Ryder Cup captain and European Tour 'founding father' John Jacobs OBE, who has died at the age of 91. The announcement of the passing of John has left the golfing families heavy-hearted. John was of course a huge figure in European golf, but his unique knowledge of the game in all departments benefited golf and golfers in so many countries.

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  20. Golf's Wise ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Golf World

    John Jacobs takes long, slow strides through the rugged heathland of the New Forest, a 150-square-mile public preserve in southern England established in 1079 by William the Conqueror. At 80, the grandmaster of golf instructors retains a kingly presence -- a full 6-feet-2 even with his still broad shoulders now slightly hunched, a noble face suited for the London stage topped by a wavy silver mane complete with the vestiges of an all-world widow's peak.

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