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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Steve Stricker Qualifies for 2017 U.S. Open, All of Wisconsin Breathes Sigh of Relief

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Steve Stricker lines up his putt on the sixth hole during 2017 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying on Monday, June 5, 2017.(Copyright USGA/John Gress) THERE WERE NO MEMPHIS BLUES for Wisconsin native Steve Stricker.Stricker qualified for the U.S. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Rick Oster and Oster Golf Houses: 'I Love Everything About What I'm Doing'

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RICK OSTER FELT UNFULFILLED IN THE CORPORATE WORLD until he "found the courage" to pursue his dream on a fulltime basis. That dream had a name: Oster Golf Houses. Rick began a nationwide search for an ideal location to build his unique golf houses. Show More Summary

Roberto De Vicenzo: 'If You Hurry, Then Nothing Seems to Go Right'

2 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ARGENTINE ROBERTO DE VICENZO, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, died on June 1 at the age of 94."The world will always remember Roberto De Vicenzo for what he lost, not for what he won," wrote the World Golf Hall of Fame, "for...Show More Summary

AUDIO: Talking to Golf Legend Tommy Bolt

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I WAS LUCKY TO TALK to Tommy Bolt, a Hall of Famer who led after the first and second rounds of the 1955 U.S. Open. (Bolt was an important figure in my book, THE LONGEST SHOT: Jack Fleck, Ben Hogan, and Pro Golf's Greatest Upset at the 1955 U.S. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: The Memorial Tournament, Nordea Masters, ShopRite LPGA Classic

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (May 31, 2017) – The PGA TOUR is in Ohio this week for the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson leads a strong field that also includes Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm. Show More Summary

2017 U.S. Open: Erin Hills or Erin Rough? It's Tall, It's Thick in Wisconsin

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Holy wow! Here's your @usopengolf preview ???? pic.twitter.com/VDLUdYiF4o — Wesley Bryan (@wesleybryangolf) May 30, 2017 "GOOD LORD, IS THE ROUGH THICK at Erin Hills ahead of the U.S. Open," wrote GolfDigest.com.On Tuesday Wesley Bryan,...Show More Summary

ESPN VIDEO: A Look Back at Tiger Woods

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

INVINCIBILITY IS A MYTH. Or maybe it just has a relatively short shelf life. In the above video, ESPN's Tom Rinaldi chronicles Tiger Woods' rise to golf's elite and his fall culminating in yesterday's DUI arrest.

Tiger Woods on DUI: 'Alcohol Was Not Involved'

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

TIGER WOODS HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT concerning his DUI arrest on Memorial Day in Jupiter, Florida: Tiger Woods(Allison/Flickr) I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions. I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, BMW PGA Championship, Dean & DeLuca Invitational, LPGA Volvik Championship

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – The PGA TOUR Champions stages its second major in as many weeks with the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship outside of Washington D.C., airing on both Golf Channel and NBC. Show More Summary

Wisconsin Native Steve Stricker Looking for a Spot in U.S. Open at Erin Hills

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Steve Stricker(Allison) STEVE STRICKER IS A WISCONSIN GUY (Edgerton) and the U.S. Open will be played in Wisconsin at Erin Hills in less than a month.But as Golf Channel's Rex Hoggard reported, the 50-year-old Stricker is not exempt to play in the 2017 U.S. Show More Summary

Skratch TV Presents 'For Officers Only'

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THIS IS SOMETHING DIFFERENT. This is Adventures in Golf (Season 1) from Skratch TV. Documentary filmmaker Erik Anders Lang takes viewers on a tour around the globe searching for the craziest, most intriguing stories in golf. I hope you enjoy this episode called "For Officers Only." Related: Prison Golf Golf Cart vs. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: AT&T Byron Nelson, Regions Tradition, Kingsmill Championship, Rocco Forte Open

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (May 17, 2017) – The PGA TOUR Champions will stage its first major of 2017, as Bernhard Langer is set to defend at the Regions Tradition in Alabama. The PGA TOUR shifts to Texas for the...Show More Summary

Byron Nelson and Golf's Greatest Streak

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

The AT&T Byron Nelson begins tomorrow in Irving, Texas. The following piece is from the archives. ON MARCH 11, 1945, BYRON NELSON won the Miami International Four-Ball with Harold "Jug" McSpaden as his partner. It was the beginning of...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Ian Poulter's Shank and Recovery

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Shot 2: ShankShot 4: SpectacularThat's golf. pic.twitter.com/IxX2XfqUaw — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 15, 2017 I MISSED THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP. That is, I didn't see any of the final round. It was Mother's Day and I had to drive to the Shenandoah Valley. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Golf Channel's Sports Emmy for Ryan Korengel Story

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

GOLF CHANNEL WON ITS FIRST SPORTS EMMY for "Don't Cry for Me -- The Ryan Korengel Story." The category was Outstanding Short Feature.If you haven't seen this inspirational story, I urge you to take a look. I'm almost certain you won't want the nine minutes back.(H/T Geoff Shackelford)

VIDEO: Hale Irwin on His College Football and Pro Golf Careers

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HALE IRWIN IS IN THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME. Irwin won 20 times on the PGA Tour, including three U.S. Opens (1974, 1979, 1990). In addition, he won 45 events on the Champions Tour, including seven majors. Irwin is a winner and competitor who is known for his grit. Show More Summary

Golf Assessor's Ultimate List of Best Golf Books

3 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Image via Golf Assessor I'M HONORED TO BE LISTED in Golf Assessor's 50 best golf books, here. The site ranks the golf books from 1 to 50. THE LONGEST SHOT squeezed into the top 10. Here's what Golf Assessor said:Perhaps one of the greatest sporting upsets of all time. Show More Summary

VIDEO: World No. 1 Dustin Johnson Is Back in Action at Wells Fargo Championship

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON IS IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, for the Wells Fargo Championship, his first event since missing the Masters with an injured back. The top-ranked golfer said he is "feeling good, healthy." The back pain is gone after he fell down steps in Augusta last month. Show More Summary

PGA.com: The Man Who Shot 123 on the PGA Tour

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

AT THE 1974 TALLAHASSEE OPEN, journeyman Mike Reasor made the cut after shooting a 71. And then something strange happened. Reasor shot what are believed to be the two highest scores recorded on the PGA Tour. Mike Reasor On Saturday, he shot a 123. Show More Summary

LPGA Playoff Winner Haru Nomura: 'I Want to Have a Steak'

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IT WAS A TOURNAMENT WEEK of playoffs, two of which finished on Monday.At the revamped Zurich Classic of New Orleans, the first two-man team event on the PGA Tour since Ronald Reagan was president, Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt beat Kevin...Show More Summary

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