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Throwback Thursday

Believe it or not, the first nighttime golf event on TV was broadcast 60-plus years ago

As GolfDigest.com highlighted this week with an item on Night-Golf Systems, golfers-by-night aren't in the dark as much as they used to be. Improved lighting and special effects make playing at night a vibrant light...
Thursday, 2/26/2015 at 9:07AM
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A 70th birthday salute to Judy Rankin

One of the all-time special people in golf had a milestone birthday this week: Judy Rankin turned 70 on Feb. 18. At an age when most people are fortunate to be enjoying retirement, Rankin is...
Thursday, 2/19/2015 at 10:34AM
Throwback Thursday

How Billy Casper earned his good-guy reputation

The wide shadow of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player not only covered the great playing career of the Hall of Famer Billy Casper, who died Feb. 7 at age 83, it did little...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 1:12PM
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Throwback Thursday: Big Three Golf becomes must-see TV

As Golf Channel celebrates 20 years on the air and golf fans have access to televised golf 24 hours a day, it's hard to picture a media landscape that was void of regular opportunities...
Thursday, 2/5/2015 at 11:11AM
Throwback Thursday

This week's Humana Challenge and "The Show" mark milestone moments

Anniversaries are a dependable Throwback Thursday theme, and with two of golf's big traditions going on this week, we have a pair worth noting. Two-time winner of the Humana Challenge and a supporter of the...
Thursday, 1/22/2015 at 11:33AM
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: The most entertaining Father-Son duo of all time

The victory by Bernhard and Jason Langer in last weekend's PNC Father-Son Challenge had an element of good fortune in it, given Jason was a late fill-in for his sister, Christina, and that his...
Thursday, 12/18/2014 at 7:54AM
Throwback Thursday

The career paths of 65-year-old birthday boys Tom Kite and Lanny Wadkins were strikingly similar

On the surface, Tom Kite and Lanny Wadkins were quite different in swing and style. But with both celebrating a 65th birthday within the last week, a closer look shows they covered plenty of similar...
Thursday, 12/11/2014 at 7:44AM
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A 75th birthday salute to Lee Trevino

Last Monday Lee Trevino celebrated his 75th birthday, a milestone certainly worth celebrating. (His friend and rival Jack Nicklaus reaches No. 75 on Jan. 21.) Nicklaus has been among those who put Trevino in the...
Thursday, 12/4/2014 at 10:14AM
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: When the Skins Game provided golf fans a Thanksgiving-weekend feast

Thanksgiving and golf are rarely part of the same conversation these days, unless you find yourself in cahoots with family members to sneak out for a few holes while the turkey was in the...
Thursday, 11/27/2014 at 9:42AM
Tenuous golf connection

That time Golf Digest was prominently featured in "Seinfeld"

The beauty of an all-time great TV show like "Seinfeld" is that no matter how long it's been off the air, watching reruns never gets old. You also never know when you're going to catch...
Thursday, 11/27/2014 at 8:21AM
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