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When Joey Sindelar celebrated his 50th birthday in March 2008, he hit the ground running on the Champions Tour.
Plan on seeing less of Rory and Rickie
Rory McIlroy is doing whatever it takes to try to win the money titles on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour this year – and what it takes is playing a whole bunch of tournaments. He won’t be trying it again anytime soon, though.
17 Oct 2012 - 1:53am - 0 Comments
LPGA grieves loss of beloved rules official Brecht
Sad news was announced on Saturday after Doug Brecht, 62, a longtime rules official and vice president of competitions for the LPGA, passed away near his home in Oklahoma Friday night after battling West Nile Virus for two months.
13 Oct 2012 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
Greenbrier buys historic Oakhurst Links, will keep it intact
In what seems like the best possible result to what had become a painful situation to anyone interested in the preservation of golf history, the Greenbrier Resort is buying Oakhurst Links.
12 Oct 2012 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Irish host heroes
12 Oct 2012 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
New golf course opens – stop the presses
11 Oct 2012 - 9:23pm - 0 Comments
Long putter = long layoff for Levin
File this item under freak golf injuries. PGA Tour player Spencer Levin is out for the remainder of the year after tearing a ligament in his left thumb – simply by mishandling his belly putter.
11 Oct 2012 - 2:14am - 0 Comments
AUR announces its 2013 Spring collection
10 Oct 2012 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Not so fast, says Clarke to Ryder Cup supporters
Whoa up there, Ryder Cup fans. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. That was the message from Darren Clarke on Twitter today after reports began circulating that he had been offered the job as European captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland.
10 Oct 2012 - 2:02pm - 0 Comments
Do you believe in magic?
10 Oct 2012 - 10:28am - 0 Comments
Ireland ups Olympic ante for McIlroy
Rory McIlroy created quite a kerfuffle a while ago when he said he wasn’t sure whether he would play under the British flag or the Irish flag in the 2016 Olympics. Now, apparently, Ireland is making a pre-emptive strike to secure McIlroy’s allegiance for Rio de Janeiro.
10 Oct 2012 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Did you see Bubba on Leno?
Our friends at NBC did us sports fans no favor by booking Bubba Watson on "The Tonight Show" Monday night – opposite both Monday Night Football and two different Major League Baseball playoff games.
9 Oct 2012 - 6:27pm - 0 Comments
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