Blog Profile / Armchair Golf


URL :http://www.armchairgolfblog.blogspot.com/
Filed Under:Sports / Golf
Posts on Regator:1979
Posts / Week:3.9
Archived Since:March 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

2017 Open: Jordan Spieth's Final Round Clubs, Yardages, Putts and Scoring

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

6-iron from 198 yards to 4', 1 putt3-wood from 256 yards to 55', 1 putt8-iron from 153 yards to 25', 1 putt53 yards to 8', 1 putt pic.twitter.com/4nfsNFKgp9 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) July 25, 2017 JORDAN SPIETH PLAYED A ROLLER COASTER final...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth 'Flipped Switch' for Stunning Finish and Victory at 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JORDAN SPIETH IS THE CHAMPION GOLFER of the year. But how Spieth closed out his first Open Championship to get his named etched on the Claret Jug almost defies explanation. Spieth fired a 69 on Sunday to win by 3 strokes over runner-up...Show More Summary

2017 Open Championship TV Schedule and Broadcast Notes

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (July 18, 2017) – The 146 th Open began today, Thursday, and NBC Sports Group will provide 49.5 hours of live coverage from Royal Birkdale. NBC Sports additionally will offer several ancillary...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Men in Blazers Meet Royal Birkdale's Stanley Matthews, 'the Michelangelo of Bunkers'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE ARE 123 BUNKERS AT ROYAL BIRKDALE, site of this week's Open Championship. And no one knows them better than Stanley Matthews, who is known as a "master bunker raker." Matthews has also been called "the Michelangelo of bunkers." Yes. Show More Summary

Open Championship Odds: Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth Favored at 14/1, Followed by Fowler, Rahm, Garcia, McIlroy, Matsuyama and Rose

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HERE ARE THE CURRENT ODDS for the 2017 Open Championship that tees off on Thursday at Royal Birkdale. The odds are courtesy of Bovada. (NOTE: Red means odds are now longer; blue means odds are now shorter. Black indicates no change.)...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Euro Tour's Left-Handed Challenge and Surprise Winners at the U.S. Women's Open and John Deere Classic

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IT'S OPEN WEEK AT ROYAL BIRKDALE, but I must say that last week served as a nice buildup to the world's oldest golf championship. Rafe Cabrera-Bellow won the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in a playoff against Callum Shinkwin. Show More Summary

VIDEO: David Feherty's Rodney 'No Respect' Dangerfield Moment on the Open Championship Scoreboard in 1989

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THEY SPELLED ALL THE NAMES CORRECTLY (even "Calcavecchia") on the big yellow scoreboard at the 1989 Open Championship. Well, all except one. Watch.

Golf on TV: Scottish Open, Senior Players Championship, John Deere Classic

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. EUROPEAN TOUR Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Venue: Dundonald Links, Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland Dates: July 13-16 Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern): Thursday 5:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Live) Friday 5:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Show More Summary

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

5 months agoSports / 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?'

5 months agoSports / 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

5 months agoSports / 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

5 months agoSports / 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

5 months agoSports / 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

5 months agoSports / 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'

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

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