Player arrested after fight broke out in qualifier for Korn Ferry Tour event | Golf News


Last Updated: 15/06/21 11:12am

An American professional has reportedly been arrested after a fight broke out during Monday qualifying for this week’s Korn Ferry Tour event.

The bizarre incident took place at Sand Creek Station Golf Club in Kansas, where players were attempting to qualify for the Wichita Open.

According to reports, Luke Smith was arrested after being interviewed by police in the clubhouse following a violent altercation with playing partner Austin Dailey.

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State introduces expenses-paid vacation packages as latest COVID-19 vaccine incentive | News


Clinical nurse Vilma Barbadillo vaccinates Eddie Wong, 70, with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at the Mountain View Community Center on Jan. 26, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.

State officials introduced another COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Monday, offering six expenses-paid vacations throughout the state, including in San Francisco.

The state will select six winners on July 1 for trips for four in San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition to multinight hotel stays and dining and entertainment options, each vacation package also comes with a $2,000 cash prize that can used

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BBC – Travel – The Darvaza Crater: The USSR’s top-secret desert mystery


The Karakum Desert is a massive expanse of sun-scorched sand dunes covering roughly 70% of Turkmenistan. You could wander through this parched 350,000sq km badlands for days and only see the endless crests and valleys of the Karakum’s barren wilderness. But if you make your way to the desert’s north-central plain, you may stumble upon a truly surreal site: the Darvaza Crater, a molten gas pit that has been spewing fire for decades and is known as “The Gates of Hell”.

The story goes that in 1971 Soviet geologists were drilling for oil in the desert when they hit a

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Boutique hotels in Iran: a new book picks some of the best


(CNN) — Cultural heritage, great food and… boutique hotels?

Some people travel to Iran for its history — the 24 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the country, for starters. Others go for the living culture — the great food and legendary day-to-day hospitality that regular travelers rave about.

Thomas Wegmann is a little different. For him, the most striking thing about Iran is its hotels.

Not grand seven-star hotels, either, but small, boutique properties run by families — while being absolutely cutting edge.

“In Iran, there’s a superb scene of boutique hotels combining contemporary design with characteristic Persian heritage —

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Barry Ramblers venture to Dinas Powys for summer stroll


Ten walkers plus dogs Douglas and Bracken joined Naomi from Penarth and District Ramblers at Pen-y-Turnpike Road, Dinas Powys for an evening stroll in the area in beautiful June sunshine.

Setting off across the bridge over the Cadoxton River they tramped the footpath towards the Millfields passing two ponies contentedly grazing in the adjoining field strikingly painted bright yellow with tall buttercups.

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Making their way into the beautiful woodland with its collection of

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Dumfries tourist information centre at heart of drive to encourage visitors to enjoy the region


VisitScotland’s flagship iCentre on Dumfries’ Whitesands is at the heart of the drive to encourage tourists and visitors alike to enjoy all that the region has to offer.

After months of lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions, the move into Level One and the start of the school summer holidays in a fortnight’s time is expected to bring both a tourism boost to the region and to encourage more locals to enjoy a “staycation” and to explore what’s on their doorstep.

And it means the five staff at the visitor information centre – which is the “go to”

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