Bob Costas backtracked on his recent suggestions that CBS golf announcers should use airtime during their coverage of The Masters to talk more about the history of exclusion at Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club. He made his remarks during an appearance on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Friday. Show More Summary
Kinney made fish sticks happen. Maine native E. Robert Kinney came from a small town north of Augusta and was the first in his family to graduate from college. During his time working for the Depression-era National Youth Administration,...Show More Summary
If there’s one thing I need almost as much as a round of golf at Augusta National Golf Club, its practice. The problem with my now very busy schedule along...
By Benjamin Mackovak: Buying tickets to sporting events from scalpers is a guilty pleasure of mine. I'm not talking about tickets to the Super Bowl or Augusta; I'm talking about tickets to nondescript regular season games. The thrill...Show More Summary
Walking through the streets of New York I am always astonished by the diversity of what I see, smell, taste, touch, and hear. In this country of everything, the colors run wild.
BOSTON, Mass. -- Arnold Palmer, who was at the epicenter of a long-ago ball-drop dispute at Augusta, suggested Wednesday that Tiger Woods should have withdrawn from the Masters in April after tourney officials slapped him with a two-stroke...Show More Summary
There are courses where Tiger Woods can shoot sub-70s rounds blindfolded with left-handed clubs. Augusta National fits into that category, as does Pebble Beach. TPC Sawgrass, site of this week's Players Championship, most assuredly does not. Show More Summary
John Stone, who according to his website was endorsed by the Augusta Chronicle in 2008, has challenged John Barrow to a series of debates. Received via the Tip Line this afternoon: For immediate release: May 7, 2013 Barrow Now Facing 2014 Debate Minefield in Attempt to Hold GA12 (AUGUSTA, GA) – Embattled incumbent John Barrow [...]
No matter if you love golf or hate it, you have to admit that there is no more cherished piece of clothing in all of sports than the green jacket. The Masters gives a jacket in your size if you are able to win at Augusta National and...Show More Summary
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A common nutritional supplement may be part of the magic in improving the survival rates of babies born with heart defects, researchers report. Carnitine, a compound that helps transport fat inside the cell powerhouse where it can be used for energy production, is currently used for purposes ranging from weight loss to chest pain. read more
Sanford wins House seat (via The Augusta Chronicle) Sanford defeated Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday in the state’s 1st Congressional District. Colbert Busch is the sister of political satirist Stephen Colbert. With 71 percent of precincts reporting, Sanford has 54 percent of the vote. At one time, Sanford was mentioned as a possible GOP presidential…
My mind turns to Afghanistan -- a country where bombs go off and have been going off intermittently for the past 50 years. I imagine my father risking torn limbs and shards for my education. I imagine how it would feel to live in constant and pernicious fear.
Handel's opera Atalanta was written in 1736 to celebrate the marriage of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (the parents of George III). It is based on an existing libretto and is very thin on plot, clearly the main event at the premiere was the fireworks at the end. Show More Summary
There are plenty of golf courses that Tiger Woods has dominated in his career. Bay Hill, Firestone, Augusta National, Torrey Pines; all these have plenty of Tiger memories. TPC Sawgrass? Not so much for a man with 77 PGA Tour wins in his career. Show More Summary
New York City-based International Flavors & Fragrances is closing a factory south of the Mason-Dixon. On Friday, the $6.4 billion company announced that it will shutter its Fragrances Ingredients plant in Augusta, Ga. by July 2014, and...Show More Summary
Augusta, Ga. fragrances ingredients plant could close by July of next year.
IFF Announces Closure of Fragrances Ingredients Plant in Augusta, Georgia Production to be Consolidated into Existing Ingredients' Facilities NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. ( NYS: IFF ), a leading...Show More Summary
Here: - Georgia gets a new Chief Justice. - Oh dear. Morehouse graduation fiasco or script reject from Mean Girls? - Jobs in Augusta! - Next thing you know, these fellas will have their own reality show. - Help send a veteran to the All-Star game. - Jobs in Dawson County! - Is Atlanta’s most [...]
Of the tens of millions of people that tune in each day to the Masters, one person called in on Tiger Woods during his second round at Augusta National to report a penalty. Rumors flew around of who it might have been, even landing on the ex-boyfriend of Tiger's current lady, Lindsey Vonn. Show More Summary
Tiger Woods’ Augusta ball-drop fiasco is almost a month old but the debate about whether he should or should not have been disqualified or withdrawn from the Masters rages on. Besieged by questions regarding the matter, golf’s governing...Show More Summary