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Skratch TV Presents 'For Officers Only'

4 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THIS IS SOMETHING DIFFERENT. This is Adventures in Golf (Season 1) from Skratch TV. Documentary filmmaker Erik Anders Lang takes viewers on a tour around the globe searching for the craziest, most intriguing stories in golf. I hope you enjoy this episode called "For Officers Only." Related: Prison Golf Golf Cart vs. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: AT&T Byron Nelson, Regions Tradition, Kingsmill Championship, Rocco Forte Open

5 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (May 17, 2017) – The PGA TOUR Champions will stage its first major of 2017, as Bernhard Langer is set to defend at the Regions Tradition in Alabama. The PGA TOUR shifts to Texas for the...Show More Summary

Byron Nelson and Golf's Greatest Streak

6 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

The AT&T Byron Nelson begins tomorrow in Irving, Texas. The following piece is from the archives. ON MARCH 11, 1945, BYRON NELSON won the Miami International Four-Ball with Harold "Jug" McSpaden as his partner. It was the beginning of...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Ian Poulter's Shank and Recovery

Shot 2: ShankShot 4: SpectacularThat's golf. — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 15, 2017 I MISSED THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP. That is, I didn't see any of the final round. It was Mother's Day and I had to drive to the Shenandoah Valley. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Golf Channel's Sports Emmy for Ryan Korengel Story

GOLF CHANNEL WON ITS FIRST SPORTS EMMY for "Don't Cry for Me -- The Ryan Korengel Story." The category was Outstanding Short Feature.If you haven't seen this inspirational story, I urge you to take a look. I'm almost certain you won't want the nine minutes back.(H/T Geoff Shackelford)

VIDEO: Hale Irwin on His College Football and Pro Golf Careers

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HALE IRWIN IS IN THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME. Irwin won 20 times on the PGA Tour, including three U.S. Opens (1974, 1979, 1990). In addition, he won 45 events on the Champions Tour, including seven majors. Irwin is a winner and competitor who is known for his grit. Show More Summary

Golf Assessor's Ultimate List of Best Golf Books

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Image via Golf Assessor I'M HONORED TO BE LISTED in Golf Assessor's 50 best golf books, here. The site ranks the golf books from 1 to 50. THE LONGEST SHOT squeezed into the top 10. Here's what Golf Assessor said:Perhaps one of the greatest sporting upsets of all time. Show More Summary

VIDEO: World No. 1 Dustin Johnson Is Back in Action at Wells Fargo Championship

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON IS IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, for the Wells Fargo Championship, his first event since missing the Masters with an injured back. The top-ranked golfer said he is "feeling good, healthy." The back pain is gone after he fell down steps in Augusta last month. Show More Summary The Man Who Shot 123 on the PGA Tour

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

AT THE 1974 TALLAHASSEE OPEN, journeyman Mike Reasor made the cut after shooting a 71. And then something strange happened. Reasor shot what are believed to be the two highest scores recorded on the PGA Tour. Mike Reasor On Saturday, he shot a 123. Show More Summary

LPGA Playoff Winner Haru Nomura: 'I Want to Have a Steak'

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IT WAS A TOURNAMENT WEEK of playoffs, two of which finished on Monday.At the revamped Zurich Classic of New Orleans, the first two-man team event on the PGA Tour since Ronald Reagan was president, Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt beat Kevin...Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson Explains the Mark Seen Around the World

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

LPGA STAR LEXI THOMPSON HAS RECEIVED a lot of attention in recent weeks for the four-shot penalty that cost her a second major victory at the ANA Inspiration. The penalty came after a viewer message that was based on high-definition video evidence. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, Volvo China Open

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (April 25, 2017) – The PGA TOUR moves to Louisiana this week to unveil an exciting new format at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. 80 two-man teams will compete in a 72-hole event that...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Tony Jacklin Drives the Thames River

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I RECENTLY HAD CONTACT WITH TONY JACKLIN, who has been great to me in recent years. We first got acquainted beginning in 2012 and as I wrote DRAW IN THE DUNES about him and Jack Nicklaus at the 1969 Ryder Cup at Royal Birkdale.I wasShow More Summary

USGA: 'New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review'

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This could also be called the Lexi Thompson decision after her fiasco at the ANA Inspiration. It's also a long time coming. Video review scenarios have created many problems for major championship golf in recent years. The ruling bodies have now spoken. Show More Summary

USGA VIDEO: 9 Things You Didn't Know About Golf Courses

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY, which was on Saturday, the USGA produced the above edition of the "The 9." Join host Fran Charles and USGA course care experts as they take a look at nine environmental benefits you (maybe) didn't know about golf courses.

Another Back Surgery for Tiger Woods

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

AS REPORTED THURSDAY ON TIGERWOODS.COM, Tiger Woods has undergone his fourth back surgery. Tiger Woods (Allison) "The surgery went well, and I'm optimistic this will relieve my back spasms and pain," Woods said. "When healed, I lookShow More Summary

Golf on TV: Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, Valero Texas Open, Shenzhen International

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (April 19, 2017) – World Golf Hall of Fame members Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino will headline the Legends division at the PGA TOUR Champions’ Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, airing on Golf Channel. Show More Summary

The Caddie Blues of Lydia Ko

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

LPGA PHENOM LYDIA KO HAS GONE through nine caddies in her career. Ko is 19. (She will be 20 in less than a week.) Look, I'm just an "armchair golfer" who writes about the game. I don't know what it's like between the ropes or to be an elite golfer. Show More Summary

Wesley Bryan Wears Tartan and Eats Taco Bell

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

WESLEY BRYAN WON THE RBC HERITAGE by a shot on Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Bryan, 27, played college golf for University of South Carolina. It was his first title on the PGA Tour."At the end of the day, it doesn't really change anything other than I now have one PGA Tour victory," Bryan said in USA TODAY. Show More Summary

Teddy Leinbach on the Problem in Golf

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Following is one more message from Teddy Leinbach and his golf film project, "50 OVER." (I mentioned Teddy earlier in the week here.) Why again? I was about to delete his original email to me (below) and realized it made his case about golf so well. Show More Summary

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