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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Sergio Garcia: 'I Felt the Calmest I've Ever Felt on a Major Sunday'

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

WE HAD SEEN THIS MOVIE before. After playing a solid opening nine of 2-under 34 that tied him for the lead with Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia faltered. He bogeyed 10. He bogeyed 11. Coming to the 13th hole at Augusta National, Garcia, the man of major sorrows, trailed Rose by 2 strokes. Show More Summary

Four Share Halfway Lead at 2017 Masters

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RICKIE FOWLER SHOT THE BEST ROUND on Friday at the Masters, a 67. Meanwhile, first-round leader Charley Hoffman slipped to 75 after an opening 65. Sergio Garcia had a 69 and Thomas Pieters a 68 to round out the four players at 4-under 140. Show More Summary

Charley Hoffman Fires 65, DJ Withdraws

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ODD. THAT'S HOW I FEEL ABOUT Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club. Maybe it's mostly because of the bizarre nature of the last 24 hours for Dustin Johnson, currently the best golfer on the planet. DJ will not play in this year's Masters. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Phil Mickelson on 'Loose' Ball Marking

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE WAS PLENTY TO UNPACK with the Lexi Thompson situation at the ANA Inspiration and how it may have cost her a major championship.One issue that has perhaps received less attention during the uproar was the manner in which Lexi marked...Show More Summary

Masters Traditions and the Roars of Augusta

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From the archives. THE MASTERS IS THE ONLY MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP played at the same golf course every year. The tournament founded by Robert Tyre Jones Jr. (Bob Jones) has been on the calendar every year since 1934, except for a three-year interruption during World War II. Show More Summary

VIDEO: A Ruling Again Upstages a Major Golf Championship

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Guilt by high definition and slow motion? This was not the original intent of the Rules of Golf. SO YEON RYU WON THE ANA INSPIRATION in a playoff with Lexi Thompson, but the cacophony surrounding the year's first major has nothing to...Show More Summary

Golf on TV: ANA Inspiration, Shell Houston Open, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. (March 29, 2017) – The first major of the 2017 golf season kicks off on Thursday with the ANA Inspiration in southern California. Defending champion and current world No. 1 Lydia Ko leads a field that includes 28 of the top-30 players in the world. Show More Summary

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

7 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

7 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'

7 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

7 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

7 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'

7 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'

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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'

7 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

7 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

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