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Archived Since:June 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

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

Hunter Mahan, Jamie Donaldson hit the wrong golf balls, incur 2-shot penalties at U.S. Open

Hunter Mahan and Jamie Donaldson played each other's ball on Friday -- an occasional mistake at junior tournaments, not the U.S. Open. Hunter Mahan and Jamie Donaldson made rookie mistakes that are a rare occurrence even for most amateur games. Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson has a good day at U.S. Open, and with insider trading investigation

Phil Mickelson’s in the hunt at Pinehurst hours after the Times backtracks on a story implicating him in an insider-trading probe. Lefty’s not totally in the clear -- at the Open or for ‘well-timed trades’ that earned him $1 millionShow More Summary

2014 U.S. Open: Phi Mickelson must work on ‘pathetic’ putting, Inbee Park pleased with Pinehurst prep

Phil Mickelson says he needs to tighten his iron play and short game ahead of this week’s U.S. Open, while Inbee Park will roll into Pinehurst a week later for the U.S. Women’s Open on top of her game. Lefty must putt well to win at Pinehurst Phil Mickelson claims his game is almost back to form ahead of this week’s U.S. Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson’s insider-trading probe overshadows Hideki Matsuyama’s 1st PGA Tour win

Sunday should have belonged to Hideki Matsuyama and the 1st PGA Tour win for the 22-year-old future superstar. All eyes were not even on Rory McIlroy and his early-week travails. Rather, Phil Mickelson’s business dealings stole the weekend...Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy battling Tiger Woods-like back and knee pain at Memorial

Rory McIlroy may or may not be the next coming of Tiger Woods, but the other superstar Nike pitchman must hope his health does not mirror that of the 14-time major winner. Rory McIlroy has been called the "next Tiger Woods," "Tigeresque,"...Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon tattoos Justin Timberlake’s name on his (golf) balls

Jimmy Fallon busts Justin Timberlake’s um, stuff, with his personalized golf balls. Jimmy Fallon’s enthusiasm for the game got him to the cover of Golf Digest. Now "The Tonight Show" host is engaged on Twitter in a one-ups-man-ship match...Show More Summary

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