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Archived Since:March 17, 2008

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Nice Swing, Nice Beach

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

(Video used with permission.)IF YOU ARE LIKE ME, you might be thinking of warmer days, even days that include golf. So let's live vicariously through Christian Lüdemann for a few seconds as he showcases his fine golf swing on a distant beach.Notice his takeaway, his position at the top and his tempo, balance and finish. Show More Summary

Associated Press: 'Stenson Awards'

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

IN A TUESDAY GOLF COLUMN, the Associated Press wrote about the "Stenson Awards." They were referring to Henrik Stenson, of course, who, as I was reminded, had a phenomenal year.What did 40-year-old Henrik win?European Tour Player ofShow More Summary

Golf Channel to Air Best Golf Moments of 2016

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HEY GOLF JUNKIES. RELIVE THE BEST golf moments of 2016. Following is the complete rundown from Golf Channel's news release. (Check your local TV listings for times.) ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13, 2016 – Golf Channel will tie a bow on 2016Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson Undergoes Second Surgery for Sports Hernia

6 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

MULTIPLE OUTLETS ARE REPORTING that Phil Mickelson had a second surgery for a sports hernia. Mickelson is expected to make a full recovery, according to his agent, but the timeline for his return to competitive golf is unclear. Courtesy...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Things Could Be Worse. You Could Be Putting Like This

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I SAW THIS CLIP IN GOLF DAILY from Golf Channel. This is Bryson DeChambeau demonstrating the side-saddle putting stroke.I'm not convinced about this technique. I'm thinking if you're putting like this, maybe golf is not going that well. But that's just me.

Vin Scully: A Pure Voice Goes Silent

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 22 at the White House. Below is a version of my commentary that appeared in the Roanoke Times as Mr. Scully was wrapping up his legendary career. Show More Summary

USGA Rule Change: No Penalty for Accidental Ball Movement on Putting Green

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This was long overdue. Following is the USGA news release. FAR HILLS, N.J. (Dec. 8, 2016) – The USGA and The R&A today announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. Show More Summary

Fake Golf News: A Tiger Woods Love Letter

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This fake golf news is from the archives and based on actual events. November 15, 2009 Dear Tiger, Where did the time go? It seems like it was just yesterday that you were stepping off your Gulfstream at Essendon and were whisked away in a limo. Show More Summary

Thomas Bjorn: 'This Is One of the Greatest Days in My Career'

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

THOMAS BJORN HAD BEEN LOOKING forward to the day when he would get his turn as European Ryder Cup captain. It finally happened on Tuesday. Courtesy of Callaway Golf The 45-year-old Dane will be the skipper for the European side at the 2018 Ryder Cup near Paris. Show More Summary

Win-Win: Hideki Matsuyama Wins, Tiger Woods Plays

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

HIDEKI MATSUYAMA WON THE HERO WORLD CHALLENGE for his fourth victory in his last five starts. Matsuyama finished at 18 under, and, except for Sunday when he carded a 73, the man made it look easy. "I played very, very well until today," Matsuyama told Golf Channel. Show More Summary

Things (Including Golf Things) Our Kids Will Never Experience

7 months agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

YOU KNOW YOU'RE AGING when you notice and read AARP articles such as "10 Things Our Kids Will Never Learn."Nothing wrong with that, though, because I'm a boomer. Maybe you can relate.Following is a partial list from that article on "boomer...Show More Summary

Buy My Book, Get Arnold Palmer's Book FREE

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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)

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

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