Major guilds announce film nominees, clarifying Oscar field
Hopes that a few of last year’s biggest box-office hits, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and “No Time to Die,” might join the best-picture Oscar race were dealt a blow Thursday when several of Hollywood’s top guilds announced their film nominations.
Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road
Even at 45, Woods is among the more recognizable sports figures in the world and remains golf's biggest draw. Briefly Tuesday, the world paused and worried that Woods might be critically injured or worse. It was the 10th surgery for Woods, who has suffered knee, back and neck problems for more than a decade. The crash happened about 7:15 a.m. on a sweeping, downhill stretch of a two-lane road through upscale suburbs. The news put a damper on the World Golf Championship in Florida, where Woods was eligible to play.
Quiet please: A PGA with no fans and the new normal for golf
A fans watches through a hole in the fence along the the 12th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. Were going to celebrate what weve got, PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh said about the weeks eerily silent arrangement. I actually miss playing in front of fans because you obviously work off that, especially in a major championship., Day said. This week, though, instead of fans surrounding the tee boxes, there are a hand-sanitizer dispensers. And instead of roars echoing through the cypress trees, its the quiet congratulations of a fellow playing partner: Nice shot.
Mac Wiley Golf Center holds PGA Hope Program for Veterans
SAN ANTONIO PGA Hope which stands for Helping Our Patriots Everywhere is the PGA foundations flagship military program. The PGA Hope initiative connects golf with Veterans, many with disabilities and the program is currently being offered locally at the Mac Wylie Golf Center to the benefit of all involved. A recent San Antonio transplant, Josh Belendez is a member of the Individual Ready Reserve and felt the PGA Hope program would be a great opportunity to meet new people and practice a sport he enjoys. I think golf is a tremendous outlet. I think its great.Air Force Veteran Maureen Forbes said PGA Hope has given her an outlet during the pandemic and is helping her achieve her golfing goals.