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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
The Masters

Jordan Spieth: Hair today, gone tomorrow? Maybe not

Everyone, it seems, wants a piece of Jordan Spieth in the wake of his Masters victory, but a few only want a piece of his scalp. On CBS’ Masters telecast, Nick Faldo said Spieth’s “biggest...
Wednesday, 4/15/2015 at 5:44PM
News & Tours

Why the Par-3 Contest is thoroughly unwatchable

Every year, the Augusta Chronicle newspaper does a splendid job analyzing every aspect -- and then some -- of the Masters Tournament. On the eve of this year’s event, part of the admirable writing staff’s...
Wednesday, 4/8/2015 at 9:22AM
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
Tenuous golf connection

So what if this Price Is Right contestant's putting stroke is blatantly illegal? It still won her a new car

Something tells us that when 84-year-old Margaret is riding in the new $16,000 car she won on The Price Is Right, she won't be lamenting her violation of the Rules of Golf. Nor should she...
Friday, 3/27/2015 at 5:12PM
My Usual Game

The Muny Life: Mayfair Country Club

Recently, I wrote about Mayfair Country Club, a muny in Sanford, Florida, and its interesting connection to Moe Norman. But wait! There’s more!The driveway at Mayfair is flanked by enormous live oaks. They were planted...
Thursday, 2/19/2015 at 4:00PM
Celebrity

James Garner, 1928-2014: Actor, avid golfer who once punched out a fan

By John Strege John Cook was lining up a par putt to get him into a playoff at the 1981 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am when his playing partner, actor James Garner, became a verbal target...
Sunday, 7/20/2014 at 7:58PM
The Majors

13 Graying Golfers Who Nearly Won Majors

We look at aging pros who made a run for golf's greatest titles
July 2014
News & Tours

Missing Links: Phil Mickelson's U.S. Open dream deferred, and Fran Quinn's feel-good story

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… Is his U.S. Open dream deferred again for another year? “I’m not overly optimistic,” Phil Mickelson said after falling 13 strokes behind U.S. Open leader...
Saturday, 6/14/2014 at 9:35AM
Gear & Equipment

Impact: The place where Sam Snead couldn't keep from winning

By Alex Holmes"To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it's detachment." -- Sam SneadYou could safely describe...
Monday, 3/31/2014 at 6:54AM
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