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Filed Under:Sports / Golf
Posts on Regator:1958
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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

VIDEO: Martin Kaymer's Wish: 'Stop Being So Nasty' About Tiger Woods

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

#tiger pic.twitter.com/29oFi5tJLy — Martin Kaymer (@MKaymer59) June 1, 2017 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer speaks out on the public reaction to the recent misfortunes of Tiger Woods.

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

4 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'

4 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'

4 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

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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'

5 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

5 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

5 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'

5 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

5 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

5 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

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