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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
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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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Arnold Palmer sort of had a thing for winning first-time PGA Tour events

Arnold Palmer was a first-timer in many golf milestones, such as being the first golfer to earn $1 million in career PGA Tour earnings, but with the RBC Heritage Classic this week, his proficiency...
Thursday, 4/16/2015 at 11:28AM
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Fifty years ago, Bobby Jones talked about equipment making the game easier and too many golf tournaments on TV

It's been known for quite awhile that Robert Tyre Jones Jr. preferred being called Bob over the public moniker of Bobby. But "Bobby Jones" fit the man's legendary career on and off the golf...
Thursday, 4/2/2015 at 10:02AM
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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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