Blog Profile / Armchair Golf


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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Playing Golf in the School Cafeteria and Gym

5 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Fusion Media StrategiesAS SCHOOLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY welcome the return of students, TGA Premier Golf (670,000 participants to date) will be front and center with over 55,000 youngsters (ages 5-12) registering this fall for its school based golf enrichment programs. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Jason Day Explains Caddie Switch in Locker Room at BMW Championship

JASON DAY HAS REPLACED LONGTIME CADDIE Colin Swatton, a shock to Swatton and much of the golf world after more than a decade of toil on the fairways.Well, guess what. Day is the current leader at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms. He fired a 64 in the opening round and followed with a 65 on Friday, for a total of 13 under.Friend Luke Reardon is on Day's bag.

Golf on TV: Evian Championship (LPGA's Fifth Major) on Golf Channel

Embed from Getty Images From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – The world’s top female professional golfers are converging upon Evian-les-Bains, France this week for the LPGA Tour’s fifth and final major of 2017, The Evian Championship, Thursday-Sunday, Sept. Show More Summary

Looping, Part 2: Angelo Argea, 'Rabbit' Dyer, 'Killer' Foy, 'Gypsy' Grillo and Other Caddie Characters

Embed from Getty Images Following is another installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. ONE OF THE FIRST CADDIE "characters" to emerge was Angelo Argea, the silver-maned...Show More Summary

VIDEO: The Presidents Cup 2017 Journey to Liberty National

THE TEAMS ARE SET AND THE 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, starts in less than three weeks. The above video covers a brief history of the event. Liberty National will be just the fourth golf...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Justin James Unleashes 435-Yard Drive to Win Volvik World Long Drive Championship

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. Justin James claimed his first World Championship victory after connecting on a 435-yard drive in the Championship match against Mitch Grassing (Ottawa, Ont., Canada). James – who becomes the new World No. Show More Summary

Looping (Part 1): Bruce Edwards in 'Hog Heaven' and Caddying in Hogan Era

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. IN MY TEENAGE DREAMS I AM STRIDING up the final fairway in the U.S. Open, matching my gait to the cheers that echo from the huge gallery circling the 18th hole. At my side is either Hogan or Snead, or sometimes Bobby Locke. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Dell Technologies Championship, Cambia Portland Classic, Shaw Charity Classic, D+D REAL Czech Masters

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2017) – The second leg of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs kicks off this week outside of Boston at the Dell Technologies Championship, with 96 of the top-100 eligible players in the field. Show More Summary

Tour Pros Respond to Harvey and Houston Devastation

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE ABOVE GOLF CHANNEL REPORT details how Chris Stroud, Sergio Garcia (whose wife is from Texas) and others are responding to the calamity in and around Houston resulting from the mammoth storm called Harvey.In addition, LPGA Tour player Stacy Lewis and her husband live in Houston. Show More Summary

Which Are Better: Laser Rangerfinders or Golf GPS?

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This article is sponsored by ubergolf.net. By Dominic J. Leon This is a difficult question indeed. Given the number of enthusiastic fans on the sides of golf GPS and laser rangefinders, I expect a verbal war anytime. But here I am getting into the fray with facts. Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson Outduels Jordan Spieth at The Northern Trust

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON WON THE NORTHERN TRUST, the first leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, by defeating Jordan Spieth in a one-hole sudden-death playoff in Old Westbury, New York.Johnson began the final round three shots behind 54-hole leader Spieth but caught the Open champion with a closing 66, which included a dramatic par on the 72nd hole. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: The Northern Trust, Canadian Pacific Women's Open, Boeing Classic, Made in Denmark

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (August 23, 2017) – The FedExCup Playoffs kick off this week as the top-125 from the season-long points race advance to take part in The Northern Trust. Players will tee it up at GlenShow More Summary

Captain Inkster on U.S. Solheim Cup Victory: 'They Played Some Amazing Golf'

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE UNITED STATES RETAINED THE SOLHEIM CUP with a dominating performance that resulted in a 16.5 to 11.5 victory over Europe.Lexi Thompson began the matches on Friday by driving the first hole at Des Moines Golf and Country Club (see...Show More Summary

Solheim Cup: TV Coverage Changes for Sunday

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

An advisory from Golf Channel. In order to avoid potential inclement weather at the Solheim Cup, tee times have been moved up on Sunday, with the first tee time scheduled for 10:31 a.m. ET / 9:31 a.m. CT. As a result, Golf Channel will begin airing live coverage of the final day on Sunday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Show More Summary

2017 Solheim Cup: U.S. Rookie Danielle Kang Is Ready to Stripe It

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Solheim Rookie at your service ???????? #USA pic.twitter.com/6LOVTHe1bg — Danielle Kang (@daniellekang) August 12, 2017 THE 2017 SOLHEIM CUP SWINGS INTO ACTION on Friday in Des Moines, Iowan. The Opening Ceremony is Thursday at 6 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.Judging from the above clip via Instagram, U.S. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Solheim Cup, Wyndham Championship, Dick's Sporting Goods Open, Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (August 15, 2017) – The best in the women’s game representing the U.S. and Europe are in Des Moines, Iowa for the biennial Solheim Cup. Juli Inkster and Annika Sorenstam captain the Americans and Europeans respectively in their quest to claim the trophy. Show More Summary

Justin Thomas: 'PGA Definitely Had a Special Place in My Heart'

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Graphic courtesy of PGA.com. JUSTIN THOMAS BROKE FROM A PACK of contenders to win the 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. The son of a PGA club professional and a close friend of three-time majorShow More Summary

VIDEO: 94-Year-Old Golf Legend Jackie Burke Jr. on 'Feherty'

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ABOVE AND BELOW ARE CLIPS of Jackie Burke Jr., who was on 'Feherty' this past week. Can you believe this man is 94?In the above sequence, Burke talks about the golf swing and hits a few balls. Below, he tells David Feherty about playing the tour in the 1950s when everyone held a club pro job. Show More Summary

2017 PGA Championship TV Schedule and Live Streaming Coverage

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE 2017 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IS UNDERWAY at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jimmy Walker is the defending champion. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and last week's winner, Hideki Matsuyama, are favorites. The field of 156 tour and club professionals are playing for the Wanamaker Trophy and much more. Show More Summary

2017 PGA Championship First Round Tee Times

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

FOLLOWING ARE THURSDAY TEE TIMES for the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club.All times ET. Tee No. 1 7:20 a.m. — Grayson Murray, Rich Berberian Jr., Peter Uihlein 7:30 a.m. — Adam Rainaud, Tony Finau, Fabrizio Zanotti 7:40 a.m. Show More Summary

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