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Throwback Thursday

Arnie started cashing tour checks 60 years ago, and tour players are still cashing in today

Forget Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. A better example of connectedness, at least in the game of golf, is Arnold Palmer, who has millions of fans feeling part of the Arnie's Army, as well...
Thursday, 5/28/2015 at 12:04PM
Throwback Thursday

Tom Watson's mentor showed club pros could be pretty good players too

The perception that the golf professional at most courses is a highly skilled player traces back to the beginning of the country club and golf-pro relationship in America in the early 1900s. With the...
Thursday, 5/21/2015 at 10:05AM

Bob Rotella's latest book has lots of golf but mixes it up with mind games from other sports regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's book is:How Champions Think: In Sports and in LifeBy Dr. Bob Rotella, with Bob Cullen, Simon & Schuster, $26, hardback, 291...
Saturday, 5/16/2015 at 11:04AM
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Verifying if Rickie's 'take that critics' Players win -- and his victory kiss -- were the best of all time

When someone in the golf world is said to have accomplished something historic, most times the place to turn for verification is the Jack Nicklaus timeline. So when Rickie Fowler's win Sunday at the...
Thursday, 5/14/2015 at 10:34AM

Nine-hole courses aren't all that rare, but a book about them is regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's book is:To The NinesBy Anthony Pioppi, Taylor Trade, $16.95, paperback, 145 pages The nine-hole golf course is not a recent phenomenon,...
Saturday, 5/9/2015 at 11:18AM
Throwback Thursday

Recalling Pete Brown and Calvin Peete's historic accomplishments

A sad twist of fate best explains the stunningly timed passings of Calvin Peete and Pete Brown, two African-American golf pioneers. Peete died April 29, Brown two days later, and both roughly three months...
Thursday, 5/7/2015 at 9:56AM

If you're obsessed with finding the perfect swing or caddied in your youth, keep reading regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's books are:Revenge of the Golf GodsBy Howard Jahre, iUniverse Books, $19.95, paperback, 318 pages The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's StoryBy Rob...
Sunday, 5/3/2015 at 9:10AM
Throwback Thursday

The PGA Tour goes back to the future with its round-robin format at the Match Play

Much has been made of the round-robin approach put into play this week at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park. It's certainly a fan-friendly format with the guarantee that the entire field...
Thursday, 4/30/2015 at 1:16PM

Whether this book lives up to its title depends on how you define 'stuff' regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:Stuff Every Golfer Should KnowBy Brian Bertoldo, Quirk Books, $9.95, hardback, 144 pages The axiom that you "can't judge a book...
Saturday, 4/25/2015 at 9:37AM
Throwback Thursday

Sam Snead still is the oldest PGA Tour winner 50 years after setting the record

Age has helped create headlines on the PGA Tour the last few weeks. At 21 years and 9 months, Jordan Spieth was the second youngest winner of the Masters. He was also the second...
Thursday, 4/23/2015 at 9:40AM
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