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Archived Since:November 22, 2010

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Zurich Open Turns to Team Play as a Jolt to PGA Tour Routine

4 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

A tour staple since 1938, the event has switched from a traditional stroke-play event to a two-man team format as a way to increase player and fan interest.

Golf’s Ruling Bodies Limit Influence of Video Evidence

5 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

The governing bodies will favor a player’s “reasonable judgment” over the precision of video evidence in making rules decisions.

Bill Murray and His Brothers Venture Into Golf Wear

6 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Their spring line harks back to the wild polyester looks of the 1970s.

He Said ‘I Do’ at a Golf Tournament a Year Ago. His Game Has Never Been Better

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Scott McCarron had three wins in his entire PGA Tour career. Since a spur-of-the-moment, golf-centric wedding, he has three wins on the senior circuit.

Arnold Palmer’s Hometown Golf Course Adjusts to Life Without Him

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

At Pennsylvania’s Latrobe Country Club, where Palmer grew up and which he eventually bought, reminders of him are everywhere as it begins its first season following his death.

Tiger Woods Has a Fourth Back Operation

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

With typical recovery time from single-level fusion surgery said to be six months, Woods will go another year without playing in a major.

On Golf: For L.P.G.A. Commissioner Mike Whan, Politics Become Part of the Game

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

A series of contretemps, including a player’s boycott and a rules imbroglio, have placed the tour squarely in the intersection of politics and sport.

Review: In ‘Tommy’s Honour,’ a Family Feud on and Off the Green

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

The director Jason Connery’s staid biopic is about the 19th-century golf pioneer Tom Morris and his son, with class conflict as a backdrop.

On Golf: Same Old Sergio Writes a New Script

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Sergio García had long felt the disdain of fans put off by his attitude. But with a more mellow approach and an underdog’s charm, he won them over at the Masters.

Masters 2017: Europeans Dominated the Leader Board

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Led by Sergio Garcia of Spain, golfers from Europe occupied five of the first eight places.

On Golf: A Note to Tiger Woods: Victory Isn’t the Only Path to Joy

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Woods, a four-time Masters champion who has been battling back issues, could learn from an example set by Arnold Palmer.

On Golf: Jordan Spieth Returns to Contention by Playing ‘Without Fear’

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Spieth trailed by 10 strokes after the first round but has used an aggressive approach to reduce that deficit to two entering the final round.

On Golf: Chasing Golf History, Rory McIlroy Struggles With an Elusive Quarry

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Only five men have won a career Grand Slam. To become the sixth, McIlroy must figure out how to ignore the distraction and concentrate on winning the Masters.

Phil Mickelson to Join Jordan Spieth in a Marquee Pairing

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Mickelson and Spieth finished the second round of the Masters tied, so they will tee off together in a pairing that is sure to attract a following.

2017 Masters: Sergio García Shares Lead After Scoring Mishap

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

For more than an hour Friday, García mysteriously lost two strokes from his second-round score, but he tied with Charley Hoffman for the clubhouse lead at four-under.

Charley Hoffman Grabs Four-Stroke First-Round Lead at Windy Augusta

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

As gusts of up to 40 miles per hour bedeviled most players, Hoffman shot a remarkable seven-under-par 65, birdieing nine holes, including all four par-3s.

On Golf: Jordan Spieth Discovers That Disaster Always Lurks at the Masters

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Spieth, done in by a quadruple bogey on the 12th hole in the final round at Augusta last year, parred the hole Thursday, but had a quadruple bogey on the 15th.

Dustin Johnson Withdraws From the Masters With a Back Injury

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

Johnson, the world’s top-ranked golfer, sustained a lower back injury in a fall down the stairs of his rental home near the course Wednesday.

Arnold Palmer’s Absence Is Felt at Augusta’s First Tee

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

For the first time since 2006, Palmer was not alongside Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player for the ceremonial tee shots at Augusta National Golf Club.

It Takes a Small Army to Equal Arnie

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : On Par

There will never be another Arnold Palmer. But many of his endearing qualities can be found in the men competing at the Masters. Together they form golf’s composite King.

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