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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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

1 hour 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

3 days agoSports / 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

4 days agoSports / 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

5 days agoSports / 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

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

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

Golf on TV: RBC Heritage, LOTTE Championship, Mitsubishi Electric Championship, Trophee Hassan II

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (April 12, 2017) – The PGA TOUR is on Hilton Head Island this week for the RBC Heritage, where 33 of the 93 players in last week's Masters field are competing, including the past three champions at this event – Matt Kuchar (2014), Jim Furyk (2015) and Branden Grace (2016). Show More Summary

A Sports Illustrated Cover for Sergio Garcia

SERGIO GARCIA, THE 2017 MASTERS CHAMPION and redeemed man, graces the cover of the new issue of Sports Illustrated. Look at it. It's a great cover that says a lot, especially if you know the history and context behind the images. The pure emotion is, dare I say, perfect. Show More Summary

VIDEO: '50 OVER': A Golf Journey Throughout America

A RECENT GRADUATE OF VCU'S ACCLAIMED art school, Teddy Leinbach is a documentary filmmaker. He is also a golfer. Put the two together and you have "5O OVER," a golf journey to 50 states in 50 days that will include -- you guessed itShow More Summary

Sergio Garcia: 'I Felt the Calmest I've Ever Felt on a Major Sunday'

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

WE HAD SEEN THIS MOVIE before. After playing a solid opening nine of 2-under 34 that tied him for the lead with Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia faltered. He bogeyed 10. He bogeyed 11. Coming to the 13th hole at Augusta National, Garcia, the man of major sorrows, trailed Rose by 2 strokes. Show More Summary

Four Share Halfway Lead at 2017 Masters

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RICKIE FOWLER SHOT THE BEST ROUND on Friday at the Masters, a 67. Meanwhile, first-round leader Charley Hoffman slipped to 75 after an opening 65. Sergio Garcia had a 69 and Thomas Pieters a 68 to round out the four players at 4-under 140. Show More Summary

Charley Hoffman Fires 65, DJ Withdraws

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ODD. THAT'S HOW I FEEL ABOUT Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club. Maybe it's mostly because of the bizarre nature of the last 24 hours for Dustin Johnson, currently the best golfer on the planet. DJ will not play in this year's Masters. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson on 'Loose' Ball Marking

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE WAS PLENTY TO UNPACK with the Lexi Thompson situation at the ANA Inspiration and how it may have cost her a major championship.One issue that has perhaps received less attention during the uproar was the manner in which Lexi marked...Show More Summary

Masters Traditions and the Roars of Augusta

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From the archives. THE MASTERS IS THE ONLY MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP played at the same golf course every year. The tournament founded by Robert Tyre Jones Jr. (Bob Jones) has been on the calendar every year since 1934, except for a three-year interruption during World War II. Show More Summary

VIDEO: A Ruling Again Upstages a Major Golf Championship

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Guilt by high definition and slow motion? This was not the original intent of the Rules of Golf. SO YEON RYU WON THE ANA INSPIRATION in a playoff with Lexi Thompson, but the cacophony surrounding the year's first major has nothing to...Show More Summary

Golf on TV: ANA Inspiration, Shell Houston Open, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 29, 2017) – The first major of the 2017 golf season kicks off on Thursday with the ANA Inspiration in southern California. Defending champion and current world No. 1 Lydia Ko leads a field that includes 28 of the top-30 players in the world. Show More Summary

RIP Ken Still, Member of 1969 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE DEATH OF PGA TOUR PLAYER KEN STILL was reported a little more than a week ago. He was 82. A native of Tacoma, Washington, where he died of kidney failure, Still won three times on the PGA Tour and played on the 1969 U.S. Ryder Cup team captained by Sam Snead. Show More Summary

12-Year-Old Boy Uses His Golf Skills and Passion to Build a School in Jamaica

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Some golf news to warm your heart. From a Food For The Poor press release. Rafe at right. COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Rafe Cochran,12, has been making a name for himself in the golfing world for more than half of his life, competing in local,...Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson: 'I'm Proud of the Way I Played'

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

SO WHAT DO YOU THINK of this Johnson kid?Sheesh. Dustin Johnson is owning it. What's "it"? I'd say everything in the golf world.DJ won another World Golf Championship this past weekend, this time the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: WGC Dell Technologies Match Play, Kia Classic, Puerto Rico Open

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2017) – 64 of the top players in the world gather in Austin this week for golf’s version of a March bracket event with the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. World No. 3 Jason...Show More Summary

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