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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

If you need more reminders of how maddening golf is, the cartoons in this golf book will do the trick regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:It’s a Stupid Game, It’ll Never Amount to Anything: The Golf Cartoons of Joseph Farris By Joseph Farris; Skyhorse Publishing, $18, hardback,...
Saturday, 4/18/2015 at 9:54AM
Throwback Thursday

Arnold Palmer sort of had a thing for winning first-time PGA Tour events

Arnold Palmer was a first-timer in many golf milestones, such as being the first golfer to earn $1 million in career PGA Tour earnings, but with the RBC Heritage Classic this week, his proficiency...
Thursday, 4/16/2015 at 11:28AM
News & Tours

Sure winning majors is how you make history, but top-10 finishes aren't shabby

Tiger Woods' career pursuit of winning the most majors has somewhat dimmed the great achievement of being in the hunt for a major in the first place and doing so consistently in a career....
Tuesday, 4/7/2015 at 10:35AM

Creative license is a central character in James Patterson's new historical golf fiction book regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:Miracle At Augusta By James Patterson & Peter de Jonge; Little, Brown; $26, hardback, 240 pages In plot and structure, Miracle...
Saturday, 4/4/2015 at 10:01AM
Throwback Thursday

Fifty years ago, Bobby Jones talked about equipment making the game easier and too many golf tournaments on TV

It's been known for quite awhile that Robert Tyre Jones Jr. preferred being called Bob over the public moniker of Bobby. But "Bobby Jones" fit the man's legendary career on and off the golf...
Thursday, 4/2/2015 at 10:02AM

Was golf "back in the day" better than it is now? regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:Men In Green By Michael Bamberger, Simon & Schuster, $27, hardback, 260 pages When a book's premise matches a reader's present...
Saturday, 3/28/2015 at 10:33AM
Throwback Thursday

Peter Thomson's 1985 Senior Tour season remains remarkable

If the late Billy Casper is considered an adjunct member of The Big Three, the three-time major champion had an international counterpart in Peter Thomson. While the less flashy Casper could never seem to...
Thursday, 3/26/2015 at 9:33AM

An inside look at one of the more remarkable player-caddie relationships in Masters history regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:Two Roads to Augusta By Ben Crenshaw and Carl Jackson, with Melanie Hauser, The American Golfer, $49.95, hardback, 232 pages One...
Saturday, 3/21/2015 at 10:57AM
Throwback Thursday

Before Ben Hogan became a legend, he had to break a nine-year winless streak as a pro

Ben Hogan is famously attributed with saying the secret to golf was "in the dirt." Ken Venturi also quoted Hogan as saying, "every day you miss practicing will take you one day longer to...
Thursday, 3/19/2015 at 9:33AM
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