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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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VIDEO: Tiger Woods With Charlie Rose Talks About Struggles, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and More

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Here are a pair of clips of Tiger Woods's sitdown with Charlie Rose. "Golf great Tiger Woods sat down for a rare one-on-one interview with Charlie Rose," wrote CBS This Morning, "as the charitable group he started with his father, the Tiger Woods Foundation, turns 20. Show More Summary

Skratch TV Presents 'Tiger Withdrawal Support Group'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

"If you were saddened by Tiger Woods's decision to withdraw from the Safeway Open," Skratch TV wrote, "we invite you to share your feelings at the Tiger Withdrawal Support Group."You know who you are. And you'll get through this. Hang tough.

Golf on TV: Powershares QQQ Championship, WGC-HSBC Champions, Sanderson Farms Championship, Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS The PGA TOUR Champions will stage the Powershares QQQ Championship this week, the first of three events making up the inaugural Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs. Bernhard Langer and Miguel...Show More Summary

Playing Clinic: Bobby Nichols

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

(Courtesy of azquotes.com) By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. While interviewing golf legends for my book Playing with the Pros: Golf Lessons from the Senior Tour (1990), I arranged some of their answers into a separate chapter I called "Playing Clinic." Following are words of wisdom from some of the best players. Show More Summary

Padraig Harrington: 'I Was in a Nice Place Mentally'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Brian Keogh Brian Keogh is a golf correspondent for The Irish Sun and a contributor to The Irish Times, Golf Digest Ireland and other golf publications. The following excerpt from Brian’s Irish Golf Desk is used with permission. FEW...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Mickelson's Bag Man on Caddying Basics and More

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By VICE SportsVICE Sports' Fernando Perez had the chance to meet with Jim "Bones" Mackay, Phil Mickelson's caddie for the last two and a half decades. Mackay, who has been a significant part of one of the era's top golfers, gives his...Show More Summary

Golf on TV: CIMB Classic, Portugal Masters, Blue Bay LPGA

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR The PGA TOUR is in Malaysia for the CIMB Classic, featuring a 78-man field which includes five of the top-15 players in the world with Adam Scott, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey, Hideki Matsuyama and Sergio Garcia. Show More Summary

WGHOF 2017 Induction Class Includes Davis Love III

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By World Golf Hall of Fame ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (October 18, 2016) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum today announced its 2017 Induction Class: Henry Longhurst, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa and Ian Woosnam. These fiveShow More Summary

Golf Digest: 'The World's Most Avid Golfer'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

YOU MIGHT THINK YOU'RE AN AVID GOLFER. You might even play a lot. But friend, you're no Barry Gibbons.Golf Digest's Alex Myers caught up with Gibbons, who plays more golf than anyone and walks every hole."The golf isn't the hardest part," Gibbons said. Show More Summary

NPR (Audio): Se Ri Pak's 'Impact on Golf Has Never Been Stronger'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Today NPR aired a story about the impact of Se Ri Pak on golf and the LPGA Tour. It's worth a listen. "Golfer Se Ri Pak's rise in the late 1990s inspired young women like Tiffany Joh," said NPR on its website, "one of many Korean LPGA golfers who trace their interest in the sport to seeing Pak play on TV." Pak recently retired. But what she helped start is in full swing.

Skratch TV Presents 'St. Andrews and the Legend of Tom Morris'

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, "St. Andrews and the Legend of Tom Morris."Related: Golf Outta Compton 24 Hours in Dubai Slum Golf in Mumbai

Golf on TV: Safeway Open, British Masters, LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship, SAS Championship

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR The PGA TOUR kicks off its 2016-17 wraparound season this week in Napa, Calif., with the Safeway Open, where Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar headline the field. Safeway Open Dates: Oct. 13-16 Venue: Silverado Resort & Spa (North Course) Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern) Thursday 4-8 p.m. Show More Summary

Peter Kessler on Ryder Cup: 'The Tide Has Turned'

5 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Peter Kessler shared the following commentary on Facebook and granted permission to publish it here.By Peter Kessler THE EUROPEAN RYDER CUP TEAM is in a state of deep transition. Players like Luke Donald, who is out of form, and Ian Poulter, who saves his best golf for the Cup, is injured. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods: 'I'm Close, and I Won't Stop Until I Get There'

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Yesterday Tiger Woods put his comeback on hold, withdrawing from this week's Safeway Open and the Turkish Airlines Open in early November. Following is his full statement. Tiger Woods (Allison) After a lot of soul searching and honest reflection, I know that I am not yet ready to play on the PGA TOUR or compete in Turkey. Show More Summary

Aching Backs on the PGA Tour

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

OH, THEIR ACHING BACKS!The PGA Tour is not the National Football League (not even close), where the league continually updates an extensive injury list. That said, professional golf does have its walking wounded, many of which are suffering with compromised backs.The most famous example is Tiger Woods. Show More Summary

Flashback Friday: 'First-Tee Jitters'

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This one is from the archives. In fact, the below verbiage is the first enty of what was originally called "The Armchair Golfer," this golf blog, which shortly after became ARMCHAIR GOLF BLOG. (But I continued to call myself The Armchair Golfer.) I wrote this first post on September 28, 2005. Show More Summary

Golf on TV: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, Toshiba Classic, Fiji International

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications EUROPEAN TOUR The birthplace of golf will be on display at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, where a strong contingent of European players headline the field, including six of the 12 members of the 2016 European Ryder Cup team. Show More Summary

Playing Clinic: Billy Casper

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

"Billy has the greatest pair of hands God ever gave a human being," said Johnny Miller. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. While interviewing golf legends for my book Playing with the Pros: Golf Lessons fromShow More Summary

VIDEO: Arnie's Warehouse

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR ARNOLD PALMER is underway in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Most of us can't attend. Some of us might be watching the coverage on Golf Channel. Meanwhile, I invite you to take the above video tour of Arnold Palmer's warehouse in Latrobe. I do think you'll enjoy it.

America Is Great Again in Ryder Cup

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I WAS A YOUNGER MAN the last time the United States gripped the Ryder Cup and sprayed champagne, way back in 2008 in the state of Kentucky. In fact, I was there at Valhalla early in that week. Kenny Perry was on that U.S. team. And Chad Campbell. Show More Summary

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