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Robert Karlsson having sneaky good year on PGA TOUR Champions

While there’s been a much-celebrated group of 50-year-olds to make their debuts on PGA TOUR Champions this season, it’s a former Ryder Cupper with an impressive European Tour resume that is quietly having an excellent rookie campaign in 2020.

Robert Karlsson, an 11-time European Tour winner and two-time Ryder Cup member (plus an assistant on the winning European team in Paris in 2018), turned 50 last September and despite a few years of struggles he re-committed himself to improving almost three years ago with a laser-like focus on earning status on PGA TOUR Champions for 2020.

He made it through

Can California’s tourism industry survive a year unlike any other? | US news

Summers are always busy in Big Sur, the picturesque region in northern California known for towering forests that give way to sweeping cliffs and sandy beaches. But this summer has been unlike any other, as the state reckons with a global pandemic and historic wildfires.

Like many scenic small towns in California, Big Sur’s local economy relies heavily on the tourist traffic that sweeps through every summer. It seemed like the kind of place that could have been hit hard by a nosedive in tourism.

But according to Diana Ballantyne, the general manager of a campground and resort tucked

Michigan tourism industry says 2020 will be “a year simply to survive”

CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of residents across the nation in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Heidi Gesiakowski and her husband Joel opened Taste, a small plates and martini restaurant, in South Haven, a beach town on the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, in 2013.

When the coronavirus pandemic struck, Taste could only offer takeout service for several weeks and revenue took a hit. Business started to pick back up to more normal levels in June when dine-in service could resume at half capacity. It came just as the critical summer tourism season was

FedExCup Champion Dustin Johnson voted 2020 PGA TOUR Player of the Year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR announced today that Dustin Johnson has been named the 2020 PGA TOUR Player of the Year as voted by the TOUR’s membership for the 2019-20 season. Scottie Scheffler was voted 2020 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year.

PGA TOUR members who played at least 10 official FedExCup events during the 2019-20 season were eligible to vote.

Johnson, 36, of Jupiter, Florida, won the FedExCup for the first time in his career, winning twice in the FedExCup Playoffs and three times on the season. The three victories, which came at the Travelers Championship,

Going local: Summer travelers opting for RVs, camping this year

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — As states slowly open up across the country, Americans are rethinking their summer vacation plans and staying closer to home. Locals are hitting the roads and exploring their own backyard during this pandemic, according to AAA.

“I’ve never experienced sales at the numbers they’re at now,” said All RV Needs General Manager Brad Strawn. “Southern Oregon’s a great place to use RVs and a lot of people don’t have much else to do.” Strawn said early in the pandemic, sales slowed and RV manufacturing stopped. Now, sales are up about 60 percent. “The whole nation is