The 19th Hole Golf Show: The why and how of ditching Donald Trump
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The 19th Hole Golf Show: The why and how of ditching Donald Trump


Donald Trump was a ticking time bomb, and golf knew it when it made deals with him to host big tournaments at his properties. Now that the bomb has gone off, how does golf escape, knowing its poor past with gender, racial and income equality? Also, we look at the PGA Tour's anti-doping program and the exposure of more problems in the wake of Scott Stallings' suspension.

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Ryan Ballengee

Ryan Ballengee is founder and editor of Golf News Net. He has been writing and broadcasting about golf for nearly 20 years. Ballengee lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his family. He is currently a +2.6 USGA handicap, and he has covered dozens of major championships and professional golf tournaments. He likes writing about golf and making it more accessible by answering the complex questions fans have about the pro game or who want to understand how to play golf better.

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