When it comes to the traditional "Fall Classic," Americans equate that with the World Series, which has been around in its present form since 1903. And most golf fans think of the Open Championship as having a late summer place on the golfing calendar.
4 Oct 2014 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Why are there 18 holes on a regulation golf course? Because on Oct. 4, 1764, the Old Course at St. Andrews was shortened from playing a total of 22 holes to 18, and all courses since have followed that dictum.
4 Oct 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
We all appreciate the work that groundskeepers do to get courses ready for a round of golf, yet we rarely see all their hard work. However, now we have definitive proof that groundskeepers are among the hardest workers in golf.
3 Oct 2014 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
We're suckers for a great golf commercial... And TaylorMade has just that right now with its "Nobody's Perfect" ad. Check it out:
3 Oct 2014 - 11:12am - 0 Comments
By Bob Denney PGA of America Pay a visit to Palm Aire Country Club in Sarasota, Florida, and you may bump into Gus Andreone, whose impact and charm continue to amaze both members and guests.
3 Oct 2014 - 9:13am - 0 Comments
The king of cool, Fred Couples, turns 55 years old today. Couples, whose lone major win came at the 1992 Masters, turned professional in 1980. Over his many years on the PGA Tour, Couples racked up 15 victories and continues to be an annual contender at the Masters.
3 Oct 2014 - 8:53am - 0 Comments
Ah, the power of Instagram video. It's amazing what you can pretend to do with it.
2 Oct 2014 - 4:18pm - 0 Comments
It's October, and that means hockey season is here. In fact, the National Hockey League teams have been in camp for a few weeks already, and the regular season begins next week. Hockey players, as a group, are avid golfers, and many are quite good.
2 Oct 2014 - 3:12pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy is one of the more popular players with golf fans, and apparently dogs, too.
2 Oct 2014 - 11:08am - 0 Comments
When a corn maze is created in your likeness, there is one question that has to be asked: Will you have an advantage finding your way through it? We may finally get that answer this weekend.
1 Oct 2014 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
The Baltimore Orioles have their first playoff game on Thursday. On Tuesday, they brought in a special guest to help them get ready.
1 Oct 2014 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
While the golfing world concentrated on the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Tiger Woods was noticably absent. Perhaps now we know why.
30 Sep 2014 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Quick. Someone tell the trick-shot specialist Bryan Brothers to look out. They have some competition in the form of a 7-year-old.
30 Sep 2014 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
One of the positives that came out of the Ryder Cup for Team USA was the play of two of its young stars. That's a big plus for golf, both in the short term and the long term.
29 Sep 2014 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
What's the weather going to be like at Hazeltine National Golf Club, site of the 2016 Ryder Cup? Bring a windbreaker for pleasant days, a sweater for the evenings and leave the ski jacket at home.
29 Sep 2014 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments
No matter the outcome of the Ryder Cup, it's become tradition for the two teams to get together for a post-match party on Sunday night. Thanks to social media, we're now able to get a peek at what goes on behind closed doors with the top golfers in the world.
29 Sep 2014 - 7:50am - 0 Comments
With all eyes focused on the Ryder Cup over the weekend, you may have missed another great piece of drama that happened thousands of miles away at Pebble Beach in the Nature Valley First Tee Open on the Champions Tour.
29 Sep 2014 - 7:09am - 0 Comments
Mark Brown of New Zealand added his name to the history books on Friday, shooting an 11-under-par 59 at the Carrus Tauranga Open on New Zealand's Charles Tour. Brown, a former European Tour player, sank a 14-foot putt on the par-4 10th hole – th
28 Sep 2014 - 2:59am - 0 Comments
The 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah couldn't have gotten off to a better start for the U.S. team. The Americans, captained by Davis Love III, took a seemingly insurmountable 10-6 lead going into the final-day singles matches.
24 Sep 2014 - 8:27am - 0 Comments
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