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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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2017 U.S. Women's Open TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE 72ND U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN begins tomorrow at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Brittany Lang is the defending champion. Following are the particulars. Course SetupThe Old Course at Trump National Golf Club will be set up at 6,732 yards and will play to a par of 36-36–72. Show More Summary

BBC Golf: 'Can Jon Rahm Go One Better Than Seve Ballesteros at Birkdale?'

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

SPANIARD JON RAHM IS LIGHTING UP the golf world. Last week Rahm won the Irish Open by six shots and has moved up to No. 8 in the Official World Golf Ranking. The 22-year-old has won twice in his first full year on tour. BBC Golf's Iain...Show More Summary

SWING VIDEO: In Search of More Distance, Padraig Harrington Adopts a New Unorthodox Move

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Padraig Harrington's new follow-through ???? pic.twitter.com/e31Ifv4ZbF — The European Tour (@EuropeanTour) July 6, 2017 PADRAIG HARRINGTON IS LOOKING FOR ANSWERS to a distance problem. What do you think?Here's one view expressed at Geoff Shackelford's blog:"I LOVE THIS!!! He's a mad genius. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Jim 'Bones' Mackay Talks About New Role as On-Course Reporter for Golf Channel and NBC

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I THINK JIM "BONES" MACKAY will be great as an on-course reporter. Bones will still walk the course, but he won't have to lug a bag or rake traps.In a media conference call last week, Bones said:I'm absolutely overjoyed to be joining the NBC Golf team. Show More Summary

USGA, Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron Issue Statements to Address Anchoring Controversy

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE HAS BEEN CONTROVERSY in recent days as to whether Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron are anchoring their long putters in violation of the Rules of Golf."During Fox's broadcast of the U.S. Senior Open last week," reported SteveShow More Summary

New Film 'Summer of '76' Featuring Johnny Miller and Seve Ballesteros Is Coming to Golf Channel on July 18

last monthSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JOHNNY MILLER. A KID NAMED SEVE. ROYAL BIRKDALE. If you love golf history, this will be good stuff. Made by Golf Channel, the "Summer of '76" will premiere on Tuesday, July 18, to coincide with Open week. From Golf Channel (edited): In July of 1976, America celebrated it's Bicentennial. Show More Summary

Kyle Stanley: 'It's Hard to Win Out Here, So Tough to Do It Again'

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IT WAS A LONG WAY BACK for Kyle Stanley after a promising start to his pro career, which included his first PGA Tour victory at Phoenix in 2012. Five years removed from his only tour title was like an eternity for Stanley. Parts of his...Show More Summary

Low Scores at the U.S. Senior Open; Kirk Triplett Leads; Hale Irwin Shoots Age

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Kirk Triplett watches his tee shot on the 6th hole.(Copyright USGA/Jeff Haynes) THE SECOND ROUND IS IN PROGRESS at the U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass.Kirk Triplett is the current leader at 11 under after a 67 on Friday. Show More Summary

VICE SPORTS: Up Close With Michelle Wie

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

FOR MICHELLE WIE, THE LAST FEW YEARS have meant building a fulfilling life and letting go of the pressure of being the "next big thing."After growing up in front of the camera since the age of 10, the 27-year-old golfer explains theShow More Summary

VIDEO: Erin Hills and the Amish Community

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

SO THIS CLIP IS PRETTY OLD. It's from the U.S. Open coverage a couple of weeks ago. And, thanks to my friend and golf writer John Coyne, who sent it to me, it has been sitting in my inbox. (For too long.) But I'm sharing it nonetheless, in case you missed it, or in case you want to watch it again.Enjoy.

Golf on TV: Travelers Championship, BMW International Open, American Family Insurance Championship, Walmart NW Arkansas Championship

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – The PGA TOUR heads to Connecticut for the Travelers Championship, where three of the world’s top-6 players – Rory McIlroy (No. 3), Jason Day (No. 4) and Jordan Spieth (No. Show More Summary

'SLUGFEST': U.S. Open Champion Brooks Koepka on Sports Illustrated Cover

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HITTING NEWSSTANDS TOMORROW, the next issue of Sports Illustrated features U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka, who owned Erin Hills last week with a 16-under par performance that put him in the record books. The cover story written by senior writer Alan Shipnuck includes this observation from U.S. Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson and Jim 'Bones' Mackay End 25-Year Player-Caddie Relationship

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Phil and Bones have officially split. It doesn’t get any better than this exchange from 2012. pic.twitter.com/zll38kLHsh — Skratch (@Skratch) June 20, 2017 IT'S OVER. BOTH RELEASING STATEMENTS, Phil Mickelson and his caddie Jim "Bones"...Show More Summary

Love Story: Dru in the Field, Davis on the Bag

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Davis Love IV and his father/caddie Davis Love III on the 15th holeduring the first round of the U.S. Open.(Copyright USGA/John Gress) OF COURSE, FATHER'S DAY IS SUNDAY, and I'd say that Davis Love III caddying for his son Dru at Erin...Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler Fires 'Stress-Free' 65 to Lead U.S. Open at Erin Hills

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Rickie Fowler hits his tee shot on the 18th holeduring the first round of the U.S. Open.(Copyright USGA/JD Cuban) IN SEARCH OF HIS FIRST MAJOR, Rickie Fowler took a big step on Thursday at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Fowler fired a sizzling 65 that included no bogeys to grab the lead in the 2017 U.S. Show More Summary

2017 U.S. Open: Erin Hills Preview

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HERE'S THE GOLF COURSE EVERYONE is talking about this week.Or complaining. Or whining. Or cussing.PAR AND YARDAGE Erin Hills will be set up at 7,741 yards and will play to a par of 36-36—72. The yardage for each round of the championship will vary due to course setup and conditions. Show More Summary

2017 U.S. Open: First and Second Round Tee Times

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

FOLLOWING ARE TEE TIMES for Thursday and Friday at the U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. I've highlighted a handful of marquee groups or groups of interest. All Times CDT Thursday (June 15), hole #1 / Friday (June 16), hole #10 6:45 a.m. Show More Summary

LeBron James Is Down 3-0, and His Golf Swing Isn't Looking Good Either

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Let's take a moment to talk about @KingJames' golf swing... ???? #NBAFinals (???? via @Samsung) pic.twitter.com/dG6rQqzhpk — GOLF.com (@golf_com) June 7, 2017 HE MAY BE KING JAMES ON THE COURT, but LeBron is something else altogether on the course. He clearly needs more range time. A lot more. The offseason is coming soon.

Golf on TV: FedEx St. Jude Classic, Manulife LPGA Classic, Lyoness Open, Principal Charity Classic

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (June 7, 2017) – The PGA TOUR returns to Memphis this week for the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind, the final event on the PGA TOUR before next week’s U.S. Open. The LPGA Tour conducts its first of two events in Canada this season when it stages the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario. Show More Summary

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