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Players pay respects as beloved coach Bob Torrance dies at age 82
The buoyant mood at the Open Championship was broken a bit on Friday when European Tour star Sam Torrance revealed that his father, longtime golf coach Bob Torrance, had died at age 82.   "Sad day my dad just passed away peacefully in his sleep,"
18 Jul 2014 - 10:33pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods makes crucial birdie to sneak inside cutline
Tiger Woods waited until the final hole in his second round of the Open Championship on Friday to make his first birdie of the day. Better late than never and it came just in the nick of time.
18 Jul 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler -- once again -- positioned for a major run
Rickie Fowler is the only player in the world with top-5 finishes in each of the season's first two majors. If the 25-year-old keeps plugging along the way he is at Royal Liverpool this week, there's a very good chance he'll make it 3-for-3 at the Open Championship.
18 Jul 2014 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
John Daly makes impressive back-nine charge
John Daly's choice of apparel -- which has included Sponge Bob Square Pants-themed trousers -- has been getting a lot of attention this week at Royal Liverpool. On the back nine Friday, however, Daly's impressive play stood out more than his clothing.
18 Jul 2014 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia holes out for eagle
The start to Sergio Garcia's second round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool was a bit of a roller coaster on Friday. His opening tee shot went so far left, it nearly found the adjacent 18th fairway. He would bogey the hole.
18 Jul 2014 - 9:50am - 0 Comments
Defending Open champ Phil Mickelson bounces back with 2-under 70
Listening to Phil Mickelson following an opening-round, 2-over 74 on Thursday in the first round of the Open Championship, you could tell he was a frustrated man.
18 Jul 2014 - 9:19am - 0 Comments
Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk tackles fan on golf course
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18 Jul 2014 - 7:40am - 0 Comments
Can golfers name all four Beatles?
As the senior member of the PGA.com production team, I feel like I'm not surprised at much anymore.
17 Jul 2014 - 7:46pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott fires late 4-under 68 to get in the mix
Adam Scott, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, has some unfinished business when it comes to the Open Championship.
17 Jul 2014 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els three-putt on first hole will make you cringe
Ernie Els is a four-time major champion. Two of those victories have come in the Open Championship, most recently just two years ago. For that very reason, the Big Easy -- even at age 44 -- is always a player to look out for at the majors.
17 Jul 2014 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Video: Henrik Stenson breaks club over knee
Henrik Stenson -- the No. 2-ranked player in the world -- is often a fun-loving guy. But, like all of us, he sometimes gets a little annoyed on the golf course.
17 Jul 2014 - 9:53am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy takes early clubhouse lead with 6-under 66
Rory McIlroy got off to a dream start Thursday in the first round of the Open Championship. The two-time major winner fired a bogey-free, 6-under 66 to take the early clubhouse lead at Royal Liverpool.
17 Jul 2014 - 9:26am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods off to solid start with 3-under 69
All eyes were on Tiger Woods at Royal Liverpool as the Open Championship teed off on Thursday.
17 Jul 2014 - 8:44am - 0 Comments
Tom Watson shoots 1-over 73 in first round of Open Championship
We call him "Captain," but you could also call him "Timeless Tom."
17 Jul 2014 - 8:16am - 0 Comments
Difference at Royal Liverpool is as plain as brown and green
The Open Championship is just now teeing off, and much of the talk this week has been on the difference in the course conditions at Royal Liverpool in 2006 and this year. 
17 Jul 2014 - 1:21am - 0 Comments
2-year-old Jaxson Kelly cheerily hits balls 50 yards down practice range
The eve of golf's oldest championship seems like a fine time to showcase one of the game's youngest practitioners.   Meet 2-year-old Jaxson Kelly of National City, Calif., who loves to hit golf balls.
16 Jul 2014 - 7:27pm - 0 Comments
Open Championship edition: Bryan Brothers trick shots
The golf trick-shot duo known as the Bryan Brothers have just released a special Open Championship edition video complete with persimmon woods, hicko
16 Jul 2014 - 3:00pm - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Open Championship
It's hard to believe, but we've already reached the third leg of the major championship season as the Open Championship tees off at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England, on Thursday.
16 Jul 2014 - 9:56am - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington hits incredible golf shots while blindfolded
These two videos are a couple of days old now, but it doesn't matter because they're spectacular. Padraig Harrington, a three-time major winner, with the alignment help of longtime caddie Ronan Flood, tried hitting some shots blindfolded.
16 Jul 2014 - 8:18am - 0 Comments