Phil Mickelson has pulled out of the new owership group of his hometown San Diego Padres.
19 Dec 2012 - 2:46pm - 1 Comments
A pair of wounded warriors have been able to secure homes of their own, thanks in large part to golf instructor Buch Harmon and his Harmon’s Heroes charity effort.
19 Dec 2012 - 1:26pm - 0 Comments
For the last 16 years, Eric Lastowka has worked as an environmental engineer in Titleist’s ball manufacturing plant in Brockton, Mass. Now he is a world champion.
18 Dec 2012 - 4:26pm - 0 Comments
News flash: Donald Trump is bombastic. That proclamation will earn a chuckle from anyone in the United States who owns a television, radio or computer. The Donald has been selling his over-the-top personality for three decades.
18 Dec 2012 - 3:28pm - 0 Comments
A Texas golf pro recently set a world record by using the longest usable golf club - over 14 feet long! - to hit a ball 146 yards. Why? Um, well - why not??
18 Dec 2012 - 8:54am - 0 Comments
The 2012 tournament season officially ended on Monday with the conclusion of Q-School for the Ladies European Tour. We generally don't cover much of the LET over here in the United States, but Q-School had a couple of newsworthy notes.
17 Dec 2012 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
Joe Logan from MyPhillyGolf.com, reports that in preparation for the 2013 U.S. Open at historic Merion Golf Club, members have been asked to hit off of artificial mats from the fairway for what Merion's Green Chairman Bob Rex told Logan was, "for divot control."
17 Dec 2012 - 9:03am - 0 Comments
Are you just about finished with your holiday shopping and now just looking for something to stuff in the stocking of your loved one? If so, here are a couple of items from CHAMP Sports that the golfer in your life will love and -- trust us -- could always use more of.
17 Dec 2012 - 8:58am - 0 Comments
When Tom Watson was named captain of the U.S.
16 Dec 2012 - 6:19pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell has had a pretty good run lately.
15 Dec 2012 - 11:34pm - 0 Comments
Thanks in large part to his half-century association with the PGA Tour's Bob Hope Desert Classic (now known as the Humana Challenge), legendary entertainer Bob Hope is forever linked to both golf and Palm Springs.
15 Dec 2012 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy and Nike Golf haven't yet officially announced that they have signed a big new endorsement deal, but already there's some serious consternation over it.
14 Dec 2012 - 11:02pm - 0 Comments
University of Texas star Jordan Spieth is calling it quits on his glittering amateur career and going pro, he announced on Friday.
14 Dec 2012 - 3:56pm - 0 Comments
I have witnessed a fair amount of accidental golfer-on-golfer violence over the years. One time, I was paired with a newly retired couple, neither of whom was very good nor hit the ball very hard.
13 Dec 2012 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments
President Gerald Ford might not have been the best golfer, but he certainly was an enthusiastic one. And while spectators lining the ropes needed to keep an eye out whenever he had a driver in his hands, his clubs are now helping to keep young people in life's fairway.
13 Dec 2012 - 2:39pm - 0 Comments
Golf season might be taking a bit of a breather for the holidays, but the smallest swingers better have their A-Games ready. Why? Because it's time for the Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing contest.
12 Dec 2012 - 9:25pm - 2 Comments
Almost everyone who's ever swung a golf club knows that an 'Arnold Palmer' is a (delicious) blend of iced tea and lemonade. But did you know that a 'John Daly' is an Arnold Palmer with a shot of vodka?
10 Dec 2012 - 10:56pm - 0 Comments
In case you missed it this weekend, Australia's Peter Senior pulled off an amazing feat Down Under, winning the Australian Open at the age of 53, to become the tournament's oldest winner.
10 Dec 2012 - 8:48am - 0 Comments
Tom Watson has just wrapped up playing at the Australian Open for the first time since he won it in 1984. Now he's got another "back to the future" target on his mind.
9 Dec 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
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