Blog Profile / Armchair Golf


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Filed Under:Sports / Golf
Posts on Regator:1978
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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Pat Perez Is Smiling

2 months agoSports / 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

2 months agoSports / 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

2 months agoSports / 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

2 months agoSports / 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

The Only Real Fix for the Presidents Cup

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images MANY YEARS AGO I RECALL SOMEONE in basketball saying that a holiday hoops tournament is when you invite three teams you can beat and call it a "Classic."I thought about that as the United States chalked up another...Show More Summary

2017 Presidents Cup TV Schedule and Event Information

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Just your typical morning commute...???????????? pic.twitter.com/kzv9eoQFzt — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 28, 2017 THE PRESIDENTS CUP IS UNDER WAY. The TV schedule and event information follow courtesy of Golf Channel. The Presidents Cup Dates: September 28-Oct. Show More Summary

How a Former Polluted Dump Is Hosting the Presidents Cup

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images ADAM SCHUPAK WROTE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES how Liberty National Golf Club, with its one-of-a-kind views and skyline, came to be:When [Tom] Kite visited the raw, 160-acre site for the first time a month later, his jaw dropped at the iconic views in the distance. Show More Summary

Looping, Part 3: The 1980s

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images Following is another installment in John Coyne's caddie series. Read Part 1 and Part 2. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. LIFE FOR A PROFESSIONAL CADDIE in the 1980s wasn't an easy gig. Show More Summary

2017 World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Ian Woosnam, Lorena Ochoa, Henry Longhurst

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME 2017 Induction Ceremony will be held today (Tuesday, September 26) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The inductees are Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa, Ian Woosnam and Henry Longhurst.You can watch the ceremony on Golf Channel at 6:30 p.m. ET. Related:WGHOF 2017 Induction Class Includes Davis Love III

2017 Tour Championship: Kyle Stanley Leads With 64; TV Schedule for Friday and Weekend

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Embed from Getty Images KYLE STANLEY CARDED A 6-UNDER 64 in the opening round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake for a two-shot lead over Webb Simpson, Daniel Berger, Brooks Koepka and Paul Casey. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are three back after 67s. Show More Summary

Playing Golf in the School Cafeteria and Gym

3 months 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

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

3 months 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

3 months 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

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