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Throwback Thursday

Recalling that time Gary McCord was banned from the Masters (Oh, and Tiger Woods won his first of three straight U.S. Amateurs)

Twenty years ago, two noteworthy golf-related events overlapped. CBS announcer Gary McCord was banned from covering the Masters and Tiger Woods won his first of three straight U.S. Amateurs. The two shared the spotlight (sort...
Thursday, 8/28/2014 at 11:46AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: Tiger Woods' 'lamentable record on his stage,' and the instructor behind McIlroy's success

Stories of interest you might have missed…“[Tiger] Woods has never looked like a player deeply immersed in the competition’s significance, and it is an attitude borne out by his lamentable record on this stage,” writes...
Saturday, 8/16/2014 at 8:58AM
News & Tours

'What are you doing,' Tiger, 'why are you playing?'

By John Strege Two holes on Friday were a microcosm of Tiger Woods’ season, a combination of poor golf and pain that seemed to confirm what many thought at the outset of the PGA Championship....
Friday, 8/8/2014 at 4:59PM

Golf's Biggest Breakups

Breaking up is hard to do, even in golf. From husbands and wives to players and caddies to players and putters, we rank the highest-profile splits in golf.
News & Tours

Gary McCord might lose course record to riparian habitat

By John Strege Course records aren't particularly meaningful, save for those that win PGA Tour events (see David Duval, 59 at the Arnold Palmer Private Course at PGA West, 1999). But they are often interesting....
Friday, 2/21/2014 at 12:33PM
News & Tours

McDowell and his handling of a no-kilt wind

By John Strege The conditions were more conducive to sailing or kiting than golf, unless a golfer hails from Northern Ireland and cut his teeth on the seaside links of Royal Portrush, learning to...
Sunday, 4/21/2013 at 7:34PM
Gear & Equipment

Cigar holder of choice for golf's 'world's most interesting man'

(Getty Images)By John StregeThose watching the PGA Championship on TNT on Sunday morning might have seen a close-up of a cigar in some sort of golf ball cigar holder staked in the ground. When the...
Monday, 8/13/2012 at 11:41AM
News & Tours

Media: 'Rory's doing what Tiger used to do...'

(Getty Images) By John Strege Follow @JohnStrege !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); It sounded as though CBS was covering a coronation, and maybe it was. Anchor Jim Nantz used "in his prime" in the past tense referring...
Sunday, 8/12/2012 at 7:22PM
News & Tours

Media: The best way to get Tiger's autograph?

(Getty Images) By John Strege Follow @JohnStrege !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); One of the few highlights of Saturday's washed-out telecast of the third round of the PGA Championship was CBS' David Feherty's response to Tiger Two...
Saturday, 8/11/2012 at 6:55PM
News & Tours

Media: 'I hear Tiger is ballin'

By John Strege Follow @JohnStrege!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); Tiger Woods' climb up the leaderboard in the second round of the PGA Championship surely boosted TNT's ratings on Friday, but its viewers did not include one prominent person:...
Friday, 8/10/2012 at 7:49PM
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