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The Year in Review - Part Three - Golf Architecture

[b]The Year in Golf Architecture[/b][i]I always thought this site needed a Year in Review, so I’ll take a stab. This follows the Year in order with an attempt to identify the biggest stories. Point out any facts that are not accurate and I’ll fix them. Show More Summary

How Was Fox Sports’ First Golf Coverage?

6 days agoSports / Golf : Hooked On Golf

This past weekend at the Franklin Templeton Shootout was the debut of Fox Sports’ golf coverage, featuring Joe Buck and Greg Norman on the call. Golf websites are buzzing with […]

Chalmers Outlasts Scott to Win Aussie PGA

6 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

Greg Chalmers GREG CHALMERS PUT IN A LONG day at the office on Sunday. But it was a very good day for the 41-year-old western Australian. Chalmers outlasted Wade Ormsby and Masters champion Adam Scott in a seven-hole playoff to win the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines on the Gold Coast. Show More Summary

Mark O'Meara's son makes first ace playing alongside father

Who better to see your first ace than your dad? Shaun O'Meara, son of two-time 1998 major winner Mark O'Meara, enjoyed that special moment on Sunday during the final round of the PNC Father-Son Challenge in Orlando, Fla. Playing theShow More Summary

Fred Couples get a call, not The Call, from Ryder Cup task force

As it turns out, Fred Couples could be the guy asked to end the United States' three-match Ryder Cup losing streak. Couples, according to, has been contacted by the 11-person PGA of America Ryder Cup task force about the possibility...Show More Summary

5 Swing Flaws You Need To Ditch Now

Slicing one into the trees isn’t the best way to start to a hole. It can stop you from making par, add unnecessary strokes to your score, and prevent you from breaking 80. If you’re playing a match in your … Continue reading ?

3 Drills For Making Solid Iron Contact Consistently

Hitting fat, thin, and topped shots isn’t any fun. But it’s what happens when you fail to make solid contact with your irons. You probably know this. You probably also know the feel of a solidly struck ball, which requires … Continue reading ?

North, South, East, West Game

This is the fifth in our series of practice games, which make practicing more fun. If it’s more fun, you’ll practice more and improve your game more. Improving your putting is the fastest way to take your game to the … Continue reading ?

Pitching From Bad Lies

You can’t do anything about bad lies. Sooner or later you’ll find one. Bad lies can derail a pitch shot. Your best bet is to accept the situation. It’s part and parcel of the game of golf. Then move on. … Continue reading ?

Working The Slopes More Effectively

Do bunker shots scare you? If you’re like many golfers, they do. But not as much as sloping lies do. Add some slope to bunker lies and you really get nervous. Your confidence goes right out the window. Don’t sweat … Continue reading...

Rory's Grow-The-Game Award Goes To A Billboard Driver

Talking to The Guardian's Ewan Murray about the BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Insanity Redefined: Aus PGA Uses Same Playoff Hole 7 Times

I understand that it's a cliché to wheel out the "definition of insanity

Sports Briefing | Golf: Adam Scott Falls in Playoff

6 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

he defending champion Adam Scott of Australia three-putted for bogey on the seventh hole of a playoff to hand the Australian P.G.A. Championship to Greg Chalmers.

Golf Capsules

6 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Adam Scott three-putted for bogey on the seventh hole of a playoff Sunday to hand the Australian PGA Championship to fellow Australian Greg Chalmers.

Bernhard and Jason Langer Win Father-Son Challenge

6 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Bernhard and Jason Langer won the PNC Father-Son Challenge on Sunday, closing with a 13-under 59 for a two-stroke victory in the better-ball event.

Grace Holds Nerve in Final Round to Claim Leopard Creek Win

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

South Africa's Branden Grace kept his nerve while all around him lost theirs to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa on Sunday.

Grace Wins Alfred Dunhill Championship by 7 Shots

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Branden Grace held his nerve on the final day to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship by seven shots at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday.

Greg Chalmers wins Aussie PGA from Adam Scott on 7th playoff hole

If anything, Adam Scott has one weakness in his golf game: putting. He ranked a modest 55th on the PGA Tour last year in strokes gained putting, but an abysmal 137th in one-putt percentage from inside 5 feet. It was the latter liability...Show More Summary

Westwood Wins Thailand Golf Championship

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

Englishman Lee Westwood won his second Thailand Golf Championship with a one-stroke victory over Australian Marcus Fraser and Martin Kaymer of Germany at the Amata Spring Country Club on Sunday.

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