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Jack Nicklaus, a Mark Wahlberg fan? Yep, and he intends to see 'Entourage'

DUBLIN, Ohio -- The best perk of working as a golf writer comes Sunday morning of the Memorial Tournament. After saluting the best players from college golf, Jack Nicklaus casually sits on the Memorial interview...
Monday, 6/8/2015 at 5:22PM
British Open

NBC/Golf Channel land Open Championship TV rights

NBC and Golf Channel have obtained the American broadcast rights to the British Open beginning in 2017, multiple sources confirm.The announcement, which comes after presentations by several major networks to the R&A, was made Monday...
Monday, 6/8/2015 at 7:16AM
News & Tours

Why you won't see the iconic scoreboards at this year's U.S. Open

The USGA has announced several enhancements to the U.S. Open's "digital fan experience," most notably the elimination of their iconic manual scoreboards. Fans sitting on the U.S. Open's 18th green, home to the largest of...
Friday, 6/5/2015 at 6:40PM
News & Tours

The eagles keep landing for Jason Dufner at Muirfield Village

DUBLIN, Ohio—With two second-round eagles including a hole-in-one at the par-3 16th, Jason Dufner has a chance break a longtime PGA Tour record for eagles in a tournament. Even better news for fans of The...
Friday, 6/5/2015 at 4:10PM
U.S. Open

One Of These 11 Players Should Win The U.S. Open, Maybe

Geoff Shackelford provides clues to who might be worth focusing on as potential winners.
June 2015

Johnny Waterbottle: Manziel heckled at the Nelson

In the wake of Sergio Garcia’s recent fan harrassment at the Players, the golf world is extra sensitive to alcohol-induced heckling of celebrities. Therefore the latest news of former Heisman Trophy winner and current Cleveland...
Sunday, 5/31/2015 at 1:44PM
Courses & Travel

7 things you need to know about the Irish Open and the incredible Royal County Down

Ladies and Gentlemen, set your DVRs. Sure, three Senior British Opens were played at Royal County Down around the turn of the 21st century. But they were shown in lowly standard definition for a couple of...
Tuesday, 5/26/2015 at 10:04AM

Golfers should love the Apple Watch

Full disclosure: The author is a First Team All-Conference, Executive Platinum, Apple Fanboy. My 42mm blue “fluoroelastomer”-band Apple Watch Sport arrived on April 24th’s launch day even after having received a June ship date. Us...
Friday, 5/15/2015 at 6:21PM
News & Tours

Will Mackenzie’s all-world, off-the-rampway recovery par on TPC’s 17th

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- Headed for a missed cut in round two of the Players, Will MacKenzie’s 17th hole tee shot flew to the island green’s back shelf, kicked forward and took a huge bounce...
Friday, 5/8/2015 at 5:14PM
News & Tours

Webb Simpson sneaks onto Olympic Club to relive U.S. Open glory -- and get a burger

Webb Simpson continued to show his affinity for San Francisco golf with a WGC Match Play opening day 3-and-2 win over Ian Poulter. But his good karma begins across Lake Merced where he won...
Thursday, 4/30/2015 at 3:05PM
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