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Filed Under:Sports / Golf
Posts on Regator:1850
Posts / Week:3.9
Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Buy My Book, Get Arnold Palmer's Book FREE

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Both THE LONGEST SHOT and DRAW IN THE DUNES were nominatedfor the USGA's Herbert Warren Wind Book Award. WITH THE HOLIDAYS APPROACHING, I'd like to offer you one of my hardcover books for sale at a reasonable price ($20) for your gift or other needs. Show More Summary

Hero World Challenge: Golf, The Bahamas and a Generous Purse

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

YOU AND I WOULD BE GUARANTEED a top-20 finish and a hefty check if we teed off in the Hero World Challenge, which starts tomorrow at the Albany Resort in the Bahamas. The tournament benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. That's because this silly season event has an 18-player field. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods Press Conference Bingo

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Tiger Woods addresses the media at 10:30am EST. Here is your official bingo board. pic.twitter.com/r5OubSJyk6 — Ari Marcus (@AriMarcus59) November 29, 2016 THE TIGER WOODS MEDIA TSUNAMI has begun. Take cover. And I apologize for my small part in it, but I saw this bingo card and could not resist sharing it with you. Sorry not sorry.

Brown Golf Courses and Tiger's Return

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I'M GLAD TO BE BACK from Thanksgiving and back to this blog. I've had some technical problems here, but I'll hopefully get those resolved this week.I was traveling through the Shenandoah Valley over the Thanksgiving holiday, including around Charlottesville, and I spotted a handful of golf courses near the highway. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Revenge of the Birds on Golf Courses

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

As Thanksgiving turkeys are enjoyed by millions this week, take a look at instances of birds attacking players on the golf course.WATCH HERE

Birdieable Interviews The Congress, a Rock Band (and Golf Fanatics)

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Rob West is an avid golfer with a golf blog called Birdieable. Rob recently interviewed The Congress, a Virginia-based rock band with two members who are golf fanatics. By Rob West Copyright © Rob West. Used with permission. EVERY NOW AND THEN I GET to do something a little out of the ordinary. Show More Summary

Peter Senior Hangs Up the Sticks After Painful WD

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JORDAN SPIETH WON HIS SECOND Australian Open in three years by sinking a 10-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Cameron Smith and Ashley Hall. Spieth shot a final-round 69 to finish in the three-way tie at 12-under par...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy Grilled by Billy in Little Interview

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RORY MCILROY WAS ON THE HOT SEAT at Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai, site of this week's DP World Tour Championship. It's a good thing Rory took a dip in the pool.

Golf on TV: DP World Tour Championship, Emirates Australian Open, CME Group Tour Championship, RSM Classic

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Keep an eye on Alex Noren. By Golf Channel Communications EUROPEAN TOUR World No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 4 Henrik Stenson lead the field at the DP World Tour Championship, the culminating event of the European Tour season as part of the Final Series and Race to Dubai. Show More Summary

'Ray Billows - The Cinderella Kid' By Tom Buggy

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

CHANCE ARE YOU'VE NEVER HEARD of Ray Billows. Golf historian Tom Buggy tells the story in his new book, Ray Billows - The Cinderella Kid: The unlikely and colorful story of a world-class amateur golfer. Following is a description from Amazon. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Wartime Golf Rules at Richmond Golf Club

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

A few "special" Rules kept the game going strong through the wartime conditions of WWII. pic.twitter.com/NHhgKYR7BD — USGA (@USGA) November 11, 2016 GOLF IS A HARD GAME. We know that.But imagine the difficulty of playing golf while under attack during World War II. That's what they did at Richmond Golf Club in London, England. So they wrote seven temporary rules.

Alex Noren: 'The Round of My Life'

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

WHAT WAS THE ROUND OF YOUR LIFE? Mine was probably in a high-school tournament. It was a long time ago. For Alex Noren, it was a 63 in the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa that propelled him to his fourth victory on the European Tour this season. Show More Summary

Skratch TV Presents 'Urban Golf Landia in Portland'

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 the next episode, "Urban Golf Landia in Portland."Related: St. Show More Summary

New York Times: 'Studio Aims to Hook Hipsters on Golf'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

QUEENS MIGHT NOT BE A GOLF MECCA, and, as we're often told, younger generations have little interest in the game. But there's a golf intructional studio on the edge of Brooklyn that's doing something different, according to the New York...Show More Summary

VIDEO: John Daly on Trump and Clinton's Golf Games

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HERE'S JOHN DALY TELLING US what we need to know about President-elect Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton on the golf course. "[Donald] hits it good," Daly said. "He's a decent player." And Clinton? "That's Mr. Mulligan, right there."

The Importance of 'Fore!' on the European Tour

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Kudos to the @EuropeanTour for this 'Fore' warning notice. This is basic etiquette that many players have forgotten. @Sport360 pic.twitter.com/anxpah55aw — Joy Chakravarty (@TheJoyofGolf) November 6, 2016 AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE TWEET,...Show More Summary

Rod Pampling's 'Amazing' Las Vegas Weekend

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

FORTY-SEVEN ISN'T OLD ANYMORE. At least not in golf. I remember when it was.The golf world has another example in Rod Pampling, the 47-year-old Australian who won for the first time on the PGA Tour in a decade. Pampling opened with a...Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy's '10 Different Eras in Golf'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

AS GOLFWEEK'S KEVIN CASEY WROTE, "When you get Rory McIlroy to talk for nearly an hour, be prepared to listen because he'll throw out some gems."McIlroy was interviewed on the No Laying Up Podcast, as Casey reported. [T]he podcast got into what it's like for McIlroy (and other high-profile golfers) to deal with outside expectations in the modern age. Show More Summary

BMW Championship To Be Played at Wrigley Field

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

The curse is over. The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the time since 1908. As a tip of the cap to the Cubs, I bring you this spoof from the archives. IN A LAST-MINUTE SURPRISE that caught virtually every player off guard except...Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Dominion Charity Classic, Turkish Airlines Open, Toto Japan Classic

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Dates: Nov. 3-6 Venue: TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nev. Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern) Thursday 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Live) / 8-11 p.m. (Replay) Friday 4:30-7:30 p.m. Show More Summary

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