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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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RIP Ken Still, Member of 1969 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE DEATH OF PGA TOUR PLAYER KEN STILL was reported a little more than a week ago. He was 82. A native of Tacoma, Washington, where he died of kidney failure, Still won three times on the PGA Tour and played on the 1969 U.S. Ryder Cup team captained by Sam Snead. Show More Summary

12-Year-Old Boy Uses His Golf Skills and Passion to Build a School in Jamaica

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Some golf news to warm your heart. From a Food For The Poor press release. Rafe at right. COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Rafe Cochran,12, has been making a name for himself in the golfing world for more than half of his life, competing in local,...Show More Summary

Dustin Johnson: 'I'm Proud of the Way I Played'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

SO WHAT DO YOU THINK of this Johnson kid?Sheesh. Dustin Johnson is owning it. What's "it"? I'd say everything in the golf world.DJ won another World Golf Championship this past weekend, this time the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: WGC Dell Technologies Match Play, Kia Classic, Puerto Rico Open

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2017) – 64 of the top players in the world gather in Austin this week for golf’s version of a March bracket event with the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. World No. 3 Jason...Show More Summary

Sports Economist Study: Second Shot Gamble Fails to Pay Off at Masters

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

The following press release comes from Wake Forest University. And I'm sure it will have no bearing on the decisions of Phil Mickelson in the upcoming Masters. That tee shot lost in the rough or hit in the water at Augusta is likelyShow More Summary

Marc Leishman: 'Today was the Day'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

AUSTRALIAN MARC LEISHMAN SHOT A 69 on Sunday to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational by one shot over Kevin Kisner and Charley Hoffman. Leishman's second PGA Tour title gives him a three-year exemption and also means he'll be back at the Masters. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Cody Gribble: 'The Gator Looked Like He Needed Some Exercise'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

CODY GRIBBLE HAD AN ALLIGATOR ENCOUNTER in the opening round of the 2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational."The gator looked like he needed some exercise," Gribble said. "If you think that's crazy, you should meet my father, Bill Gribble."

Golf on TV: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Bank of Hope Founders Cup, Tuscon Conquistadores Classic

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – NBC Sports Group this week will celebrate Arnold Palmer’s legacy through a series of dedicated tributes and remembrances surrounding its coverage of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard from Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. Show More Summary

'Womankind Arise!': No More Men-Only at Muirfield

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

MUIRFIELD HAS JOINED THE 21ST CENTURY. Women will now be eligible for membership at the ancient Scottish links designed by Old Tom Morris. They really had no chance to continue the men-only tradition, at least not if they ever wanted to again host the Open Championship."Muirfield takes mulligan, votes in women," reported Global Golf Post. Show More Summary

VIDEO: #ArnieWould Is a Credit to Mastercard

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Dream big. Go all in. Make it Priceless. #ArnieWould pic.twitter.com/uzWZLvQ0zU — Mastercard (@Mastercard) March 13, 2017 THIS WEEK IS ABOUT ARNOLD PALMER. Mastercard hits the sweet spot with its above #ArnieWould spot. Due to scheduling...Show More Summary

Tahiti Can Wait: Adam Hadwin Is Masters Bound

5 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'

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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'

5 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)

6 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

6 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)

6 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?

6 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

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