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Throwback Thursday

How 'The Machine' perpetuated Jack Nicklaus' futility at the Canadian Open

Cancer survivor. Classic car collector. Quiet competitor. Part of the much vaunted San Diego-bred brotherhood of golf stars. World Golf Hall of Fame member. Gene (The Machine) Littler is all of those, and during...
Thursday, 7/23/2015 at 9:14AM
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Harry Vardon's King of the Open title seems pretty secure

In the hearts of most pure-minded golfers, the Open Championship has always been golf's world championship and thus the winner is the "world's" champion golfer of the year. That's in recognition of the influence...
Thursday, 7/16/2015 at 3:50AM
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How a foursome of tour pros learned (almost tragically) that lightning is nothing to fool around with

For the majority of golfers, lightning is just something we're reminded of during National Severe Weather Awareness Week, or when a suspension of play during a tour event gives a broadcaster the chance to...
Thursday, 7/9/2015 at 9:17AM

Breaking down the changing of the guard on the PGA Tour regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's book is:Slaying The Tiger: A Year Inside the Ropes on the New PGA Tour, By Shane Ryan, Ballantine Books, $29, hardback,...
Sunday, 7/5/2015 at 9:41AM
Throwback Thursday

The Sam Snead connections with The Greenbrier never end

Any week -- any day, really -- is likely to be an anniversary of something special the great Sam Snead achieved in golf. Exhibit A: July 4 marks the 50th anniversary of a Snead...
Thursday, 7/2/2015 at 9:17AM

Living vicariously through an admitted golfaholic will regularly highlight a book that it finds of interest to readers. Confessions of a Golfaholic By Paul Laubach, Elevate Publishing, $29.95, hardback, 414 pages Every so often a determined golfer goes on...
Saturday, 6/27/2015 at 10:00AM
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Recalling the first Senior Open and its underrated champion

The great Argentinian Roberto De Vicenzo has a perennially sad tie-in with the 1968 Masters but more upbeat is to recall his competitive longevity, including his stellar 1967 British Open victory, which he won...
Thursday, 6/25/2015 at 10:35AM
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50 years later, Gary Player winning the career Grand Slam is still pretty incredible

In a sport that's centuries old, the history that matters can be measured in increments of time as prolonged as an entire era or as quick as a single shot. And then there's the...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 9:12AM
Throwback Thursday

If you want to win the U.S. Open, you probably don't want to win this week in Memphis

The predominant strategy heading into a major such as next week's U.S. Open is to have your game peaking for the best chance to win. But Golf Digest research shows that's all fine and...
Thursday, 6/11/2015 at 9:13AM
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