Blog Profile / Armchair Golf


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Filed Under:Sports / Golf
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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Golf on TV: Australian Open and UBS Hong Kong Open

12 hours agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – World No. 2 Jordan Spieth will defend his 2016 title this week at the Australian Open. He’ll be joined in the field by the top-ranked Australian in the world, Jason Day. Show More Summary

Spaniard Jon Rahm: European Tour Rookie of the Year and World No. 4

12 hours agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JON RAHM IS ECSTATIC.And why not? The Spaniard had a pinch-me kind of week.The former Arizona State golfer and world No. 1 amateur won the 2017 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award before the start of the European Tour's season-ending...Show More Summary

Bestselling Author John Coyne Talks Caddies on The Golf Shop Show ESPN Charlotte

4 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Just posted at https://t.co/Aztt3LECKi, our interview with bestselling author John Coyne. — The Golf Shop Show (@TheGolfShopShow) November 14, 2017 IF YOU ENJOYED JOHN COYNE'S seven-part caddie series at this blog, you will certainly...Show More Summary

Golf on TV: DP World Tour Championship, CME Group Tour Championship, RSM Classic

5 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ABOVE: Caddie Adam Marrow with a day in the life at the DP World Tour Championship. From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – The European Tour season will culminate this week at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Only...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Mike Weir vs. Tony Finau in Opposite-Handed Competition

MIKE WEIR IS A LEFTY. Tony Finau is a righty.What happens when these tour pros play a one-hole challenge from their opposite sides?Weir and Finau went head-to-head on the par-4 18th hole at Glenarbor Golf Club in Bedford Hills, New York. Watch.

Golf on TV: Charles Schwab Cup Championship, Blue Bay LPGA, Nedbank Golf Challenge, OHL Classic at Mayakoba

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA TOUR Champions will crown a season-long victor this week at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Arizona. Bernhard Langer – winner of the first two playoff events and leader in the standings – will look to sweep the playoffs with a third consecutive victory. Show More Summary

Looping (Conclusion): Pro Caddie Pay and Caddie's Role as a 'Safe Harbor'

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images Caddie Mark Fulcher with Justin Rose, back-to-back winner of the WGC-HSBC Champions and Turkish Airlines Open. Following is the final installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Turkish Airlines Open, Toto Japan Classic

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA TOUR is in Las Vegas this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, where Charley Hoffman and Tony Finau headline the field. On the European Tour, Thorbjorn Olesen is...Show More Summary

Looping, Part 6: PGA Tour Caddies Unite and Exert More Influence

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images Tiger Woods and caddie Joe LaCava during practice day at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield. Following is another installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5....Show More Summary

Justin Rose Is the Newest Comeback Kid

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON BLEW A SIX-SHOT LEAD in Shanghai. The 54-hole leader who had been a birdie machine threw a rod on a windy Sunday en route to a 77.Meanwhile Justin Rose rallied from 8 shots back to win the WGC-HSBC Champions. Rose carded...Show More Summary

2018 Ryder Cup: Captains Recreate Arnold Palmer's Eiffel Tower Shot

4 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Behind the scenes as @ThomasBjornGolf and @JimFuryk hit balls from the Eiffel Tower in Paris. pic.twitter.com/aDSAir4OGx — Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) October 19, 2017 FORTY YEARS AGO ARNOLD PALMER drove his golf ball off the Eiffel Tower. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, Dominion Energy Charity Classic, Andalucia Valderrama Masters, Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – The PGA TOUR stages its first-ever event in Korea at the inaugural CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, as Justin Thomas and Jason Day lead the field. The PGA TOUR Champions kick off the CharlesShow More Summary

Looping, Part 5: New Generation of Bag Rats

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images Caddie Joe Grillo advises Steve Elkington during the final round of the 2005 PGA Championship at Riviera Country Club. Following is another installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. Show More Summary

Pat Perez Is Smiling

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

PAT PEREZ WON HIS THIRD PGA TOUR title and second in a year after going through shoulder surgery at age 40. Perez shot 24-under par for a four-shot victory over Keegan Bradley at the CIMB Classic. Perez seems like a new, happier man, one that is maturing "late" (his word). Show More Summary

Golf on TV: CIMB Classic, SAS Championship, Italian Open, LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – Justin Thomas – recently named 2017 PGA TOUR Player of the Year – headlines the field at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia, looking to win the event for the third consecutive year. The PGA...Show More Summary

A 40-Second Shot Clock Coming to European Tour

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

PLAY WILL SPEED UP IN 2018. Well, at least at one event on the European Tour.As reported by GolfChannel.com, the European Tour will implement a 40-second shot clock on every hole at the Austrian Open in June 2018.How will it work?There will be a walking, timer-carrying referee with every group. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson's Warmup Routine at Safeway Open

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Phil Mickelson (-3) tees off at 7:50 AM. Here's a look at how Lefty prepares for his round. #SafewayOpen pic.twitter.com/JOVqqBfeNy — Safeway Open (@SafewayOpen) October 6, 2017 PHIL MICKELSON IS FEELING GOOD about his golf game after tying for third at the Safeway Open, his best finish of the year. Show More Summary

VIDEO: How Far Can Tommy Armour III Hit Ancient Golf Clubs?

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HERE'S PGA TOUR WINNER TOMMY ARMOUR III, age 57, pounding balls with old golf clubs from the bargain bin.How far will they go?

Golf on TV: Safeway Open and Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – Two weeks removed from the TOUR Championship, the PGA TOUR 2017-18 wraparound season kicks off this week in Napa, California for the Safeway Open, where Phil Mickelson headlines the field. Show More Summary

Looping, Part 4: Birth of the Professional Tour Caddies Association

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images ABOVE: Mike Carrick looping for Mark Hensby at the Masters. Following is another installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. Show More Summary

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