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2014 U.S. Ryder Cup roster: Locks, bubble boys, and Tiger Woods push for final American spots

There are just two tournaments left in Ryder Cup qualification process, and only one American has officially locked up his spot on Tom Watson's roster. That doesn't mean we don't have a clear picture of a majority of the team, but those...Show More Summary

A golfer found President Obama's personalized golf ball in woods at Congressional

It's hard to imagine President Obama, or more accurately, his caddies, ever losing his golf ball but someone found what appears to be his custom Pro-V1 at Congressional over the weekend. When President Obama plays golf, he's undoubtedly surrounded by security, caddies, and maybe even forecaddies. Show More Summary

Bernhard Langer wins Senior Open Championship by record 13 shots, joins Ryder Cup discussion

Bernhard Langer just won a Senior major in a dominating fashion you rarely ever see in golf, at any level. If Rory McIlroy's multi-shot win last Sunday felt like a cruise to the Open Championship, what should we call Bernhard Langer's...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods’ complaints about mobile phones at British Open bring swift response from R&A

What were the odds, after the R&A rescinded its ban on cell phones at the British Open, that fans equipped with the latest in wi-fi gear would bug the hell out of Tiger Woods with their incessant clicking? Tiger Woods emphatically announced...Show More Summary

John Deere Classic 2014 results: Zach Johnson shoots 63, tied for the lead

Zach Johnson has had success at the John Deere, including a win in 2012. He's off to another good start, following an opening round of 63. The John Deere Classic has been very kind to Zach Johnson in recent years. He won the event in 2012 and nearly repeated as champion last year, losing to Jordan Spieth in a playoff. Show More Summary

Golfer Jesper Parnevik breaks rib falling off segway, posts video of accident anyway

Here's Jesper Parnevik with the latest exhibit for why golfers should not be considered world class athletes. Jesper Parnevik's once-promising career was derailed by a series of injuries, some occurring in the oddest ways. The Swede,...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods is ill-prepared for 2014 British Open, says Hank Haney

Hank Haney takes aim once again at his favorite target, Tiger Woods, ahead of next week’s British Open. Tiger Woods is slated to make his second competitive start following back surgery at next week’s British Open on a Hoylake course he bent to his will on the way to winning the 2006 Open Championship. Show More Summary

Golf roundup: Graeme McDowell erases 8-shot deficit, Tiger Woods lacks 'drive' and Rory McIlroy reports from Hoylake

Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie, Graeme McDowell, and Rory McIlroy were just a few of the golfers making news while you were celebrating our nation’s birthday. It was a long holiday weekend in the USA, and chances are you weren't paying much attention to golf. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods must be fit and competitive to make Tom Watson’s Ryder Cup team

Tiger Woods must be healthy and in fighting form if he hopes to play in his 8th Ryder Cup. Tiger Woods, on the eve of our nation’s birthday, has a lot of work to do if he hopes to don the red, white, and blue for Tom Watson’s U.S. Ryder...Show More Summary

Quicken Loans National 2014: Tiger Woods misses the cut, 4 tied for the lead

The biggest name in the field won't be around for the weekend with Tiger Woods headed home early, but there is stiff competition at the top of the leaderboard. Tiger Woods opened the second round at Congressional needing a solid day to play his way into the weekend. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods climbs out of cellar with late birdie barrage at Congressional

Tiger Woods was pleased with his back and his driver but not so happy with a short game that left him scuffling to a 3-over 74 at Congressional in his first competitive round since back surgery at the end of March. Tiger Woods’ rusty...Show More Summary

Michelle Wie twerks, fills U.S. Women's Open trophy with 21 beers to celebrate 1st major

An American wins the national championship and celebrates accordingly. While most of America was nervously sweating out the Portugal match Sunday night, Michelle Wie was rather enjoying her first major championship. Whenever Wie is involved...Show More Summary

Kenny Perry hits shot of the U.S. Open, holes-out from Pinehurst waste area

This is as good a hole-out eagle as you'll see this year. The golf course is humiliating a great majority of the field on Saturday at the U.S. Open, but that doesn't foreclose quick individual moments of brilliance (and maybe a little...Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson can't solve the Pinehurst bunkers

Pinehurst No. 2 demands precision and even being off by an inch can be costly, as Phil Mickelson found out. Phil Mickelson has arguably the best short game in the world. He's proven the ability to hit great shots under seemingly impossible circumstances. Show More Summary

Martin Kaymer, Paul Azinger are not real fans of Keegan Bradley’s pre-shot routine

Keegan Bradley’s ‘Red Light/Green Light’ approach bugs Paul Azinger but Martin Kaymer has gotten used to the stop-and-start quirks of his opening 36-hole Pinehurst playing partner. Keegan Bradley has, shall we say, a unique pre-shotShow More Summary

2014 U.S. Open scores and results: Martin Kaymer runs away from Phil Mickelson, everyone else

The lowest 36-hole score ever at the U.S. Open, a tidy 130 through two rounds, has Martin Kaymer out in front by a record-matching margin at Pinehurst. Martin Kaymer hits the midpoint of the U.S. Open with the lowest score in the 114-year history of America's national championship. Show More Summary

Miguel Angel Jimenez holes out for eagle, sheaths his sword

Cheer up, Spain! The Nethlerlands just got done whopping Spain in the World Cup, but take heart Spanish fans, one of your heroes is providing the afternoon entertainment at the U.S. Open. Miguel Angel Jimenez, the most interesting man in golf, pulled off an impressive hole-out eagle from a Pinehurst sand trap. Show More Summary

Martin Kaymer reminds everyone at Pinehurst of Tiger Woods

Tiger’s not in Pinehurst this week -- at least not yet -- but his name was on everybody’s lips as Martin Kaymer put together an historic 36 holes of U.S. Open golf that brought back memories of Woods at Pebble in 2000. There’s a rumor floating around the U.S. Show More Summary

Hunter Mahan’s caddie shoulders blame for wrong-ball error

Mahan will likely miss the cut at Pinehurst by one shot, and he’ll look back at a colossal brain cramp during Friday’s second round as the reason why. If Hunter Mahan misses the cut at this week’s U.S. Open -- and late Friday he was one shot south of the 5-over magic number for a weekend tee time -- he has only himself to blame. Show More Summary

Angry Sergio Garcia shanks one out of the waste areas at Pinehurst

Oh no, Sergioooooo. Sergio Garcia is often a punching bag at the major championships, and those folks were treated to a nice little moment of schadenfreude during his second round of the U.S. Open. Garcia's tee ball went wandering off into some of those "native sandy areas" we've been hearing about all week at Pinehurst. Show More Summary

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