throwback thursday

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Throwback Thursday

50 years later, Gary Player winning the career Grand Slam is still pretty incredible

In a sport that's centuries old, the history that matters can be measured in increments of time as prolonged as an entire era or as quick as a single shot. And then there's the...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 9:12AM
Throwback Thursday

If you want to win the U.S. Open, you probably don't want to win this week in Memphis

The predominant strategy heading into a major such as next week's U.S. Open is to have your game peaking for the best chance to win. But Golf Digest research shows that's all fine and...
Thursday, 6/11/2015 at 9:13AM
News & Tours

Are rope hats back to being cool? Harris English is going retro at the Memorial

The evolution of hats in golf is fascinating to think about. Just like every item of clothing, how you wear your hat goes in and out of style. Flatbrims and snap-backs, which used to be...
Thursday, 6/4/2015 at 1:16PM
Throwback Thursday

A milestone birthday has us revisiting this Hall of Famer's winning ways

The best 1970s/1980s counterpart to the 1960s Billy Casper is Hale Irwin. He didn't have the Big Three in his way as the late Casper did, but there were Nicklaus, Watson, Miller and Trevino,...
Thursday, 6/4/2015 at 9:21AM
Throwback Thursday

Arnie started cashing tour checks 60 years ago, and tour players are still cashing in today

Forget Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. A better example of connectedness, at least in the game of golf, is Arnold Palmer, who has millions of fans feeling part of the Arnie's Army, as well...
Thursday, 5/28/2015 at 12:04PM
Throwback Thursday

Tom Watson's mentor showed club pros could be pretty good players too

The perception that the golf professional at most courses is a highly skilled player traces back to the beginning of the country club and golf-pro relationship in America in the early 1900s. With the...
Thursday, 5/21/2015 at 10:05AM
Throwback Thursday

Verifying if Rickie's 'take that critics' Players win -- and his victory kiss -- were the best of all time

When someone in the golf world is said to have accomplished something historic, most times the place to turn for verification is the Jack Nicklaus timeline. So when Rickie Fowler's win Sunday at the...
Thursday, 5/14/2015 at 10:34AM
Throwback Thursday

Recalling Pete Brown and Calvin Peete's historic accomplishments

A sad twist of fate best explains the stunningly timed passings of Calvin Peete and Pete Brown, two African-American golf pioneers. Peete died April 29, Brown two days later, and both roughly three months...
Thursday, 5/7/2015 at 9:56AM
Throwback Thursday

The PGA Tour goes back to the future with its round-robin format at the Match Play

Much has been made of the round-robin approach put into play this week at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park. It's certainly a fan-friendly format with the guarantee that the entire field...
Thursday, 4/30/2015 at 1:16PM
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
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