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News & Tours

9 recent major championships that looked to be blowouts and how they actually turned out

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jordan Spieth has dominated the course and the field through three rounds at Augusta National. But let's not fit the young man for a green jacket just yet -- major championships are...
Saturday, 4/11/2015 at 7:29PM
News & Tours

Phil Mickelson and the thumbs up: An unauthorized history

Close your eyes and picture Phil Mickelson. What do you see? You see him flashing that goofy grin and giving a thumbs up, right? Of course you do. In recent years, the five-time major champion...
Friday, 3/6/2015 at 7:56AM
Stats

Is Bill Haas the best player never to contend at a major?

With his second Humana Challenge victory, Bill Haas picked up his sixth career PGA Tour title. That number is nothing to sneeze at -- especially in this era where professional golf is more global and...
Monday, 1/26/2015 at 1:06PM
News & Tours

CBS showed the most shots per minute at the majors this year, and 7 other wacky stats from network coverage in 2014

You may have watched all of the Sunday TV coverage of golf's four majors this year, but we're guessing you didn't chart every shot shown by cameras. Fortunately for us, someone did. Related: 15...
Wednesday, 8/13/2014 at 5:40PM
News & Tours

Why this has been the least exciting season of major championships since 2000

By Alex Myers We're not complaining about the winners of golf's first three majors of 2014. Obviously. Bubba Watson, Martin Kaymer, and Rory McIlroy all had previous major titles under their belts and all...
Monday, 7/21/2014 at 11:03AM
News & Tours

Here are the lessons Rickie Fowler can use from past majors to try pulling off a Sunday upset at Hoylake

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- Game over? It would seem so given Rory McIlroy’s six-stroke lead entering the final round at Royal Liverpool. Even the man who will join him in the final...
Saturday, 7/19/2014 at 1:31PM
News & Tours

Coming soon to a major championship near you? Pro golf's version of the Home Run Derby

By Alex Myers Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby was Monday night and headliner Giancarlo Stanton lived up to his billing as the game's most awe-inspiring slugger. The Miami Marlins outfielder didn't win the...
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 5:00PM
News & Tours

Tiger Woods isn't 100 percent yet, but says he's getting closer

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- It's become almost cliche to hear Tiger Woods say how anything less than winning the title at a major championship would be a disappointment. Yet upon listening to him...
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 7:53AM
Golf Tours & News / Voices

Bill Fields: Pinehurst Postscript

The USGA's two-week experiment in the North Carolina sandhills exceeded expectations, with Martin Kaymer, Michelle Wie and -- most especially -- the No. 2 course leaving lasting impressions
June 25, 2014
Golf Tours & News / Voices

Bill Fields: A 30th Trip To The U.S. Open

Golf World's veteran writer Bill Fields has seen much since covering his first national championship in 1985. His memories include both the obvious and the offbeat
June 11, 2014
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