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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Tahiti Can Wait: Adam Hadwin Is Masters Bound

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ADAM HADWIN STUMBLED ON THE 16TH hole on Sunday but steadied himself with two pars to claim his first PGA Tour victory at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida. The Canadian edged Patrick Cantlay by a single shot and earned a spot in the Masters. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods: 'Presently, I Have No Timetable for My Return to Golf'

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

TIGER WOODS WILL NOT PLAY in the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week, he announced at TigerWoods.com: "Unfortunately, due to ongoing rest and rehabilitation on my back, I won't be able to play in this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Valspar Championship, Hero Indian Open

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 7, 2017) – The PGA TOUR returns to Florida this week, as Henrik Stenson and Justin Thomas headline the field at the Valspar Championship outside of Tampa. On the European Tour, Rafa Cabrera-Bello and Anirban Lahiri lead the field at the Hero Indian Open. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth Imitates Old Tom Morris, Donning Tweed Suit and Swinging Hickory Clubs

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE GOLF MOVIE 'TOMMY'S HONOUR' about Scottish golf legends Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris (father and son) is coming on April 14.In the meantime, Jordan Spieth and his father, Shawn, appeared in a Golf Channel documentary about the making of the film. And, as you can see above, they gave it the "Old Tom" try.(H/T Geoff Shackelford)

The Ego Boost and Burden of Being World No. 1

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON IS ON A TEAR that has made him the world's top-ranked golfer for the first time in his career. Johnson is the 20th player to sit on top of the mountain. How is DJ handling it?So far, so good. He won in Mexico to widen the gap between him and World No. Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson: 'I Played Just Well Enough'

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

NEW WORLD NO. 1 DUSTIN JOHNSON made another statement by winning the WGC-Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club in Mexico City by one shot over England's Tommy Fleetwood. Johnson fired a final-round 68 to finish 14 under. It was his fourth WGC title. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Guinness World Record: Longest Made Putt (135.67 Yards)

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

MY LONGEST MADE PUTT IS PROBABLY in the neighborhood of 60 feet, but I honestly can't remember. It's not something I've given much thought. We've all made some long ones, especially if we've played the game for years. These fellows in the above video had something different in mind. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: WGC-Mexico Championship, HSBC Women's Champions, Tshwane Open

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Forty-nine of the top-50 in the world make up a stellar field at the WGC-Mexico Championship, with more than 20 hours of live tournament coverage airing across Golf Channel and NBC. Show More Summary

Arnold Palmers' Shoes: Impossible to Fill, Very Expensive to Buy ($66,000)

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE GOLF SHOES ARNOLD PALMER WORE when he won the 1958 Masters fetched $66,000 at Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night in Dallas last Saturday, setting a record for golf shoes. The final price for Palmer's shoes made them the sixth highest selling game-worn shoes to be sold at auction. Show More Summary

Are Golf Spectators Becoming Too Rowdy?

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Bubba at the noisy 16th hole in 2014. THERE WAS TROUBLE ON THE 17TH hole at the Honda Classic, according to at least two PGA Tour players, Billy Horschel and Sergio Garcia. This wasn't the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where mammoth crowds and a raucous atmosphere on the 16th hole are part of the deal, both expected and even celebrated. Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler: 'My Putter Saved Me'

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RICKIE FOWLER WON THE HONDA CLASSIC by four shots on Sunday, finishing 12 under on the Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. It was Fowler's fourth PGA Tour victory and his first win since the 2015 Deutsche Championship."My putter saved me. Show More Summary

Things to Avoid as a Tour Pro: Hitting Your Girlfriend With Your Drive Edition

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THIS WAS AWKWARD. PLAYING IN LAST week's Genesis Open, Thomas Pieters of the European Tour hit an errant drive, losing it to the right at Riviera Country Club. Pieters' ball ended up in the rough, but not before hitting a spectator in the back. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Honda Classic, Honda LPGA Thailand, Joburg Open

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2017) – The PGA TOUR moves east this week for The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., the first of six straight TOUR events airing exclusively on Golf Channel and NBC leading up to the Masters. Show More Summary

An Odd Florida Swing, Masters in Six Weeks

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE'S STILL A WEEK OF FEBRUARY, but I guess we're all looking ahead to the Masters. That's what we do at this time of year. And it's only six weeks away.Meanwhile, the Florida Swing of the PGA Tour starts tomorrow with The Honda Classic. Show More Summary

'Jack' Coming in April from Golf Channel

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IF YOU'RE A FAN OF JACK NICKLAUS, or you just want to know about his life, career and greatness, this three-part Golf Channel production on the Golden Bear airing in April should be worth your time. Here's information from Golf Channel:The...Show More Summary

DJ Conquers LA and the World

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

DUSTIN JOHNSON IS THE MAN. No longer an underachiever, DJ has checked off another accomplishment on the list, even if it wasn't a goal but rather a byproduct of winning. With a dominant victory at Riviera yesterday in the Genesis Open, Johnson has moved the top of the golf world. Show More Summary

Skratch TV Presents 'Prison Golf '

4 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 the next episode, "Prison Golf." Related: Golf Cart vs. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Genesis Open, ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open, Chubb Classic, ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2017) – The PGA TOUR will stage the final event of its West Coast swing with the Genesis Open near Los Angeles before heading east for next week’s Honda Classic in South Florida. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth on Winning Time

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JORDAN SPIETH TALKS ABOUT HOW he closes out tournaments on ESPN. Spieth collected his ninth PGA Tour title at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am last week. This week Spieth goes for two in a row at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California.

World No. 1 Lydia Ko Has a New Coach

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Lydia Ko left golf instructor David Leadbetter in December after working together for three years. Following is the announcement of her new coach. Howey-in-the Hills, Fla.; February 9, 2017 – The #1 ranked women's golfer Lydia Ko has officially partnered with Gary Gilchrist. Show More Summary

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