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You can play where Arnie learned how to play
Every golfer worth his or her salt knows that Arnold Palmer grew up at Latrobe Country Club in Latrobe, Pa. The club has always been private, but now any golfer can tread the fairways where Arnie learned to play the game.
8 Oct 2012 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Harvey Penick's old stomping grounds set for renovation
Harvey Penick, the legendary instructor of major winners Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite as well as generations of other golfers, got his start in golf as a caddie at Hancock Park Golf Course in Austin, Texas.
6 Oct 2012 - 7:30pm - 0 Comments
Michael Phelps sinks 153-foot putt
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps plays to a 16-handicap, but he looked like a major champion on one hole Friday.
5 Oct 2012 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Intangibles punctuate Couples entry into Hall
 
5 Oct 2012 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson's big shot on 'Monday Night Football'
Phil Mickelson is one of the new owners of the San Diego Padres, but his next sporting appearance will be with his hometown Chargers. And, in typical Mickelson fashion, there’ll be big money on the line.
5 Oct 2012 - 1:11am - 0 Comments
Get Golf Ready at Troon facilities this month
Are you ready to Get Golf Ready? You still can, even though autumn is here.
3 Oct 2012 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup TV ratings best since 1999
The Ryder Cup's final day drew its highest preliminary TV rating since the last big comeback 13 years ago, NBC Sports said on Monday.
1 Oct 2012 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
The bookies didn't see it coming, either
There’s no shame in admitting that you didn’t see Europe’s history-making rally to win the Ryder Cup coming. Neither did some of Britain's biggest bookmakers.
1 Oct 2012 - 1:26pm - 0 Comments
A well-deserved exhale
I cannot begin to understand how it feels to endure the kind of pressure that golfers like Martin Kaymer and Steve Stricker faced late Sunday with the Ryder Cup on the line and the whole world watching.
1 Oct 2012 - 1:31am - 0 Comments
PGA National opens Institute of Performance as part of makeover
PGA National Resort & Spa – the home of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – has opened its Institute of Performance.
29 Sep 2012 - 12:22am - 0 Comments
Nicklaus endorses Romney
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney got one of central Ohio’s most important endorsements this week. Jack Nicklaus went out on the stump for Romney at a Columbus, Ojio, event, and he encouraged all his native Ohioans to vote for the Republican in November. "When I won, I
28 Sep 2012 - 7:27pm - 5 Comments
PGA and HLN honor true U.S. hero at Ryder Cup
 
27 Sep 2012 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Your Ryder Cup Team needs you!
One theme is developing as every player takes a turn at the podium here at the 39th Ryder Cup.  The crowd matters.
26 Sep 2012 - 4:17pm - 0 Comments
Farewell Andy Williams, and thanks for helping to grow golf
The obituaries for Andy Williams in the papers and websites today are rightfully focused on his singing career, but he also played a key role in boosting golf’s popularity in southern California and around the nation.
26 Sep 2012 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
Billy Casper in the house
  This is the week where golf’s red-carpet legends turn out in droves. The first sighting came on Tuesday morning in the Ryder Cup Pro Shop when Billy Casper showed up to sign his new book, “The Big Three and Me.” 
25 Sep 2012 - 11:22am - 0 Comments
Ping Golf featured on CNBC Monday night
Yeah, yeah, I know Monday Night Football is on, but you really oughta tune in to CNBC tonight for "How I Made My Millions" – or at least fire up the DVR. This episode is all about Karsten Solheim and his creation of Ping Golf.
24 Sep 2012 - 1:22am - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup team directs $2.6 million to outreach programs
 
21 Sep 2012 - 2:31pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Kids Golf announces National Player of the Year Award
ATLANTA -- U.S. Kids Golf is excited to announce the first-ever recipients of the National Player of the Year Award.
21 Sep 2012 - 11:09am - 0 Comments
Want to live in Rory McIlroy's house?
Rory McIlroy has put his house in Northern Ireland up for sale, likely to help pave the way for him to relocate more permanently to the United States.
20 Sep 2012 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments