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Fred Couples will miss Super Bowl after making cut in Dubai
Anybody need two 50-yard-line tickets to the Super Bowl?    Fred Couples is the lucky owner of that pair of prized ducats – but he can't use them.   Couples, an avid Seattle Seahawks fan – he even rais
31 Jan 2014 - 6:24pm - 0 Comments
Kristen Stewart 'needs to do golf movie'
I was at the PGA Merchandise Show most of last week, so I'm still behind on my Sundance Film Festival news.
31 Jan 2014 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
TaylorMade's newest ad touts Speed Police enforcement
One of the great advances in golf over the past few years has been....in their marketing.
31 Jan 2014 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
The best fan experiences in golf
As the Waste Management Phoenix Open enjoys another raucous and enthusiastic crowd, I posed a question as to whether the fan experience at the annual pa
31 Jan 2014 - 8:12am - 0 Comments
Golf ball lands on alligator
Play the ball as it lies! Unless...it's on an alligator. (Tip of the cap to my friend @ryanballengee for finding this gem (via mysuncoast.com).)
30 Jan 2014 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
Happy birthday to Payne Stewart
Happy birthday Payne Stewart. Golfer, gentleman, icon, champion. Can't really add too much to that list...nor would you want to.
30 Jan 2014 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods reveals who hell root for in the Super Bowl
Tiger Woods is well known as a fan of the Oakland Raiders, which means that he'll have to cheer for some other team in the Super Bowl this Sunday.   So who'll it be?   Perhaps surprisingly, Woods will be backing th
29 Jan 2014 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
Pinehurst Resort tweets beautiful iconic photo with a twist
Give Pinehurst Resort credit. They've taken a situation that certainly doesn't help business - and turned it into a way to celebrate an icon and their venue.
29 Jan 2014 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Making your love of golf your career
The question I have been asked the most - by far - in my career in golf has been, "How can someone with no real background, connections or particular talent to play, also get a good job in golf?"
29 Jan 2014 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Snow-covered Augusta National entrance
Just for fun this morning, I ran a quick Twitter search using the hashtags "#augustanational" and "#masters" hoping to find a cool photo with something -- anything -- at Augusta National covered in snow. As usual, Twitter didn't disappoint.
29 Jan 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open
It's going to be the rowdiest of weeks on the PGA Tour schedule this week, as the PGA Tour heads to Arizona for its annual stop at the frat party that is TPC Scottsdale and the Waste Management Phoen
29 Jan 2014 - 10:41am - 0 Comments
Better fan experience at TPC Scottsdale or Super Bowl
Question on my mind. And (for once), it's kind of a serious question.
28 Jan 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson suffers finger injury
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28 Jan 2014 - 9:45am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson sees back doctor, might play Phoenix Open
Phil Mickelson didn't sit around the house after dropping out of the Farmers Insurance Open late Friday.
27 Jan 2014 - 5:37pm - 0 Comments
Half shaven Ian Poulter Selfie
This isn't much of a story - I have no details on the the Why, the When, even the Where. But I do know the basic Who and the What. And it's compelling - I guess. In a way.
27 Jan 2014 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Scott Stallings soars in latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings
Surprisingly, despite all the stars that teed it up last week in the Farmers Insurance Open, there was no movement in the top 10 of the latest U.S. Ryder Cup points standings.
27 Jan 2014 - 11:46am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods's 'missed cut' explained
If you were confused as to why Tiger Woods played in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday, but not in Sunday's final round, here's why:
27 Jan 2014 - 9:53am - 0 Comments
Martha Richards, cancer survivor, to step down as Texas womens golf coach
University of Texas Women's Golf Coach Martha Richards said Friday that she will resign at the end of the 2013-14 season, her seventh with the program.   Her story is unusual in that she is a two-time cancer survivor, and she said is stepping down to ma
25 Jan 2014 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
five things I learned at the PGA Show
Another January, another PGA Merchandise Show, another gathering of the golf industry's movers, shakers, giants, start-ups, titans and dreamers.
24 Jan 2014 - 11:56am - 0 Comments