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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Jordan Spieth's 'Boring Golf' at Pebble Beach

4 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

"JORDAN SPIETH'S DOING JORDAN SPIETH things again," wrote Steve DiMeglio for USA TODAY. "That doesn't bode well for his colleagues."Spieth, 23, notched his ninth win on the PGA Tour by cruising to a four-shot victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods Announces Break

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ABOVE: Tiger warming up in Dubai. TIGER WOODS ANNOUNCED TODAY AT TIGERWOODS.COM that he won't be playing in the Genesis (LA) Open and The Honda Classic. "My doctors have advised me not to play the next two weeks, to continue my treatment and to let my back calm down. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Allianz Championship, Maybank Championship

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2017) – The PGA TOUR shifts to the Monterey Peninsula this week for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where three of the top-six players in the world are scheduled to compete: Jason Day (No. Show More Summary

My Day to Play at Pebble Beach

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

That's me on the par-5 18th hole at Pebble Beach. (From the archives. The PGA Tour heads to the Monterey Peninsula for the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week. I checked Pebble off my bucket list on December 8, 2012.) Caddie Mike and me. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Will Sergio Garcia Win a Major?

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

SERGIO GARCIA IS 37 YEARS OLD. He is not that old in years, but, like Tiger, he is old in golf years. Both Garcia and Woods have been grinding on the circuit for a long time, about 20 years. This past weekend Sergio won for the first time at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, bringing his European Tour win total to 12. Show More Summary

Hideki Matsuyama: 'There's Nothing Like It in Golf'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IF YOU HAVE BEEN PAYING attention to the PGA Tour at all during the fall and winter months, then you know that Hideki Matsuyama is making a big move on tour and in the world rankings.Matsuyama, from Japan, made more noise yesterday with a playoff win over Webb Simpson at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Tiger Woods Is Back on the Shelf

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

MORE BAD NEWS FOR TIGER WOODS. The 14-time major winner withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic before the second round. He complained of muscle spasms in his back. According to his agent Mark Steinberg, the discomfort wasn't related to nerve problems. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Waste Management Phoenix Open

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) – Tiger Woods, two-time champion at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, headlines a field that includes defending champion Danny Willett, Sergio Garcia and Matthew Fitzpatrick, with coverage beginning Wednesday in primetime. Show More Summary

VIDEO: John Rahm's Biggest Fan Is a Toddler

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

@littleJRmaza my son was pretty excited with your win. Check it out pic.twitter.com/PAzq5u4lHq — Marshall Jex (@mjex44) January 31, 2017 UNTIL I REVIEW VIDEO EVIDENCE to the contrary, I'm going to confidently say this young fella is John Rahm's biggest fan. Show More Summary

Golf Headline: 'Tiger Takes First Commercial Flight in 10 Years'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

via GIPHY MAYBE YOU'VE SEEN IT. It's all over the news. Tiger Woods had to board a commercial jet in Los Angeles for his trip to Dubai for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.The 41-year-old Woods missed the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open. Show More Summary

Jon Rahm Is the Newest of the 'Best Players'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

A putt he will remember forever. Jon Rahm is a PGA TOUR winner. pic.twitter.com/2pLja4FRcB — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 30, 2017 IF YOU'RE LIKE ME, YOU MIGHT not know much about Jon Rahm, the young Spaniard who won the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Show More Summary

Skratch TV Presents 'Golf Cart vs. GolfBoard'

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, "Golf Cart vs. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Farmers Insurance Open, Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic, Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 24 2017) – Tiger Woods will make his first official PGA TOUR start in 17 months this week when he tees it up at the Farmers Insurance Open. The event marks the first of four scheduled events on Woods’ calendar over the next five weeks. Show More Summary

VIDEO: The Awkward Reporter on European Tour

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THIS IS FUNNY STUFF. I PROMISE. Golf Channel: "With the cheeky direction of Ryder Cup stars Nicolas Colsaerts and Chris Wood ringing in his ears from a secret location, "reporter" Thomas Gray took to the microphone with global golfing...Show More Summary

European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke on Agony of Defeat

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Darren Clarke had excellent Ryder Cup credentials.WHAT IS THE KEY TO A Ryder Cup victory? (Or the keys.) On the American side of the pond, many have noticed in one way or another the hand wringing after a loss, most recently in 2014Show More Summary

Lee Westwood's Substitute Caddie Passes Test

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

The best of @TommyFleetwood1's final round in 2 minutes.#ADGolfChamps pic.twitter.com/A5rjLNhTyx — The European Tour (@EuropeanTour) January 22, 2017 LEE WESTWOOD WAS WITHOUT A CADDIE. Veteran bag man Billy Foster was not able to work for Westwood at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship because his father died.Enter Helen Storey. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: CareerBuilder Challenge, Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Mitsubishi Electric Championship

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. UPDATE: Phil Mickelson is going to play. ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2017) – The PGA TOUR kicks off its West Coast swing this week with the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, Calif., where tournament...Show More Summary

Golf Voices From the Past: Ben Hogan

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

BEN HOGAN WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST golfers to ever play the game. One could argue that no one worked harder to earn his spot on the professional circuit and among other golf legends.Hogan was not as talented as Byron Nelson and Sam Snead. Show More Summary

Is Jim Furyk a Good Pick for U.S. Ryder Cup Captain?

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE NEWS WAS ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK, so you've probably heard that Jim Furyk was named captain of the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup team."It's been my favorite event of my entire career," Furyk said during the announcement at PGA of America headquarters. Show More Summary

Justin Thomas Cruises to 72-Hole Scoring Record

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

JUSTIN THOMAS OWNED THE HAWAII SWING on the PGA Tour. (I guess they call it the Aloha Slam.) Granted, it's just two events, but Thomas's back-to-back victories at the SBS Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open in Hawaii could not have been more impressive. Show More Summary

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