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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Europe Rallies to Win Afternoon Fourballs 3-1; USA Leads 5-3

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THERE WAS NO PANIC by Team Europe after receiving a 4-0 thrashing in the Morning Foursomes on Day 1 of the 41st Ryder Cup. The reigning Ryder Cup champs won three of four afternoon fourball matches to close the gap against the inspired Americans. Show More Summary

USA Sweeps Morning Foursomes to Lead 4-0

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

WITH JORDAN SPIETH AND PATRICK REED leading the way in the first match, the U.S. Ryder Cup team swept the morning foursomes session for the first time since 1975. That was when none other than Arnold Palmer was captain of the U.S. squad at Laurel Valley near Pittsburgh. Show More Summary

2016 Ryder Cup: Friday Morning Foursomes Pairings

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Friday AM Pairings. See you at the first tee! #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/oT6VNaweP1 — Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) September 29, 2016 HERE WE GO. THE AMERICANS have a dismal record in foursomes. They need to turn that around at Hazeltine, beginning on Friday morning.

Skratch TV Presents Chaska, the Small Minnesota Town Hosting the Ryder Cup

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Here's what it's like in Chaska, Minnesota, this week. (Do not expect to get a tee time.) pic.twitter.com/gELoIo6ucq — SkratchTV (@skratchTV) September 29, 2016

2016 Ryder Cup Broadcast Schedule

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

TV SCHEDULE (All times ET)Following are the TV airtimes for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club.Thursday, Sept. 29: Opening Ceremony 5-6 p.m. | Golf ChannelFriday, Sept. 30: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Golf Channel | TSN NetworkSaturday, Oct. Show More Summary

Ryder Cup Interview on Newstalk 1340 WSOY

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

MORE RYDER CUP BUILDUP this morning with host Brian Byers on Newstalk 1340 WSOY. We chat about the 2016 Ryder Cup, golf's place in sports and culture, Arnold Palmer and more. LISTEN

2016 Ryder Cup: Hazeltine Drone Video and Radio and Podcast Previews

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HERE IS A GRAB BAG of Ryder Cup stuff.1. Above is a Hazeltine hole-by-hole video.2. On Tuesday I talked about Arnold Palmer and the Ryder Cup with host Steven Bortstein on Fox Sports New Mexico (below).3. I had the good fortune to be on the "That Golf Kid" podcast (below) on Saturday. Show More Summary

2016 Ryder Cup Odds: United States Is Heavy Favorite

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

2016 RYDER CUP ODDS courtesy of Bovada. Odds to win the 2016 Ryder Cup 2016 Ryder Cup Odds USA -190 (10/19) Europe +150 (3/2) Margin of Victory Props Overall Correct Points Score USA to Win 14.5 - 13.5 10/1 USA to Win 15 - 13 9/1 USA...Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated Puts Arnold Palmer on Cover for 12th Time

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By SI Communications THIS WEEK'S NATIONAL COVER OF Sports Illustrated features the late Arnold Palmer, with the cover line, "KING OF KINGS." This marks the 12th time that the iconic professional golfer has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy Roars at East Lake

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

RORY MCILROY DEFEATED RYAN MOORE on the fourth hole of sudden-death playoff to win the 2016 Tour Championship. And it was dramatic. The Irishman holed out his second shot on the par-4 16th hole for an eagle, climbing the leaderboard and crashing the playoff. Show More Summary

Arnold Palmer Transcended the Game of Golf

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

ARNOLD PALMER DIED ON SUNDAY IN PITTSBURGH. HE WAS 87. Arnold Palmer, aka "The King." "Arnold Palmer will always be a champion, in every sense of the word," the United States Golf Association said in a statement. "He inspired generations...Show More Summary

Oops! ARMCHAIR GOLF Misquotes Ernest Shackleton

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

We had seen golf in all its splendors, heard the text that nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man. – (not said by) Sir Ernest Shackleton Biographical note: Ernest Shackleton was an Irish explorer who, along with his crew, survived a famous ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic. Show More Summary

2016 TOUR Championship TV Schedule and Broadcast Notes

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications The PGA TOUR season will culminate at the TOUR Championship in Atlanta, with each of the top-5 players in the current FedEx Cup standings guaranteed to claim the FedEx Cup and accompanying $10 million bonus with a victory this week. Show More Summary

Playing Clinic: Harry Cooper

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

How 1969 Changed a Boy's Life and the Ryder Cup

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This originally published at this blog on September 1, 2014, and also on The History Reader by St. Martin's Press. During the run-up to the 2016 Ryder Cup, you might hear about the 1969 Ryder Cup and Jack Nicklaus's famous act of sportsmanship. Show More Summary

Francesco Molinari Claims Historic Victory at Italian Open

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

How @F_Molinari won the #ItalianOpen in under 3 minutes pic.twitter.com/JWpwSbiKIh — The European Tour (@EuropeanTour) September 19, 2016 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. Show More Summary

Happy 90th Birthday, GCSAA!

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

A GOLF TRADE ORGANIZATION MIGHT NOT strike you as very exciting. But if you play golf on real golf courses, then these guys deserve our loud thanks, praise and birthday wishes. The old days. (GCSAA) The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) turned 90 years old. Show More Summary

2016 Evian Championship TV Schedule and Broadcast Notes

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

By Golf Channel Communications The LPGA Tour this week stages the final major championship of 2016, where World No. 1 Lydia Ko is set to defend at the Evian Championship. The Evian Championship Dates: Sept. 15-18 Venue: Evian Resort Golf Club, Evian-les-Bains, France Tournament Airtimes on Golf Channel (Eastern): Thursday 5-8 a.m. Show More Summary

Playing Clinic: Bruce Crampton

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

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

VIDEO: UC Davis Golfer Finishes by Light of Cell Phones

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

One heck of a putt last night ! pic.twitter.com/wNPwig2nx7 — UC Davis Mens Golf (@UCD_MensGolf) September 11, 2016SOMETIMES YOU RUN OUT OF LIGHT trying to finish a round.That was the case on Saturday for Ben Corfee of UC Davis. Corfee and his teammates were playing in the Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University. Show More Summary

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