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Throwback Thursday

Peter Thomson's 1985 Senior Tour season remains remarkable

If the late Billy Casper is considered an adjunct member of The Big Three, the three-time major champion had an international counterpart in Peter Thomson. While the less flashy Casper could never seem to...
Thursday, 3/26/2015 at 9:33AM
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Before Ben Hogan became a legend, he had to break a nine-year winless streak as a pro

Ben Hogan is famously attributed with saying the secret to golf was "in the dirt." Ken Venturi also quoted Hogan as saying, "every day you miss practicing will take you one day longer to...
Thursday, 3/19/2015 at 9:33AM
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One of golf's wisest minds turns 90 this weekend

The world of golf has always seemed blessed by wise minds who bring sense and keen perception to the game's daily events as well as its overall development. Instructors have been a constant supplier...
Thursday, 3/12/2015 at 9:54AM
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Little did Byron Nelson know that 70 years ago this week he was beginning golf's most famous winning streak

Last Monday was the 53rd anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's incredible 100-point NBA game, a sports moment celebrated for its still-astounding magnitude. In a case of symmetry, golf has a big scorer of its own...
Thursday, 3/5/2015 at 9:40AM
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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
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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
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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
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