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A primer for the 2013 Farmers Insurance Open
Richard Langford, a featured columnsist for, put together a nice primer to get you prepared for the start of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, which starts today in La Jolla, Calif.
24 Jan 2013 - 9:41am - 1 Comments
NBC to televise Scottish Open live this summer
The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is always a big event on the European Tour because it's played the week before the British Open and therefore features several top Americans along with the Europe's best.
23 Jan 2013 - 2:39pm - 0 Comments
Golf Digest breaks down total earnings of golf's biggest stars
Have you ever wondered how much money your favorite golfer makes each year? With such a huge emphasis put on the money list -- or Order of Merit -- among the various tours, chances are you know what your favorite player is making on the course.
22 Jan 2013 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson apologizes to anyone he may have 'upset or insulted'
As a follow up to the story we brought you Monday morning about Phil Mickelson being prepared to make "drastic changes" in his life because of the federal and state taxes he is pa
22 Jan 2013 - 8:42am - 2 Comments
Mickelson prepared to make 'drastic changes'
Phil Mickelson is no stranger to making headlines on the golf course. But, the headlines he made at PGA WEST on Sunday following the final round of the Humana Challenge had nothing to do with the way he played.
21 Jan 2013 - 8:47am - 4 Comments
Bad day to be a favorite
Wow, what a Sunday – on the golf course and the football field. Unless, of course, you started the day in the lead.
20 Jan 2013 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
Greg Norman talks about Lance Armstrong
Greg Norman weighs in on what he thinks about Lance Armstrong and drugs in professional sports.
19 Jan 2013 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
Serious golfers support anchor ban, survey says
Are you for the proposed ban on anchoring the putting stroke, or are you opposed?
19 Jan 2013 - 12:22pm - 0 Comments
Dustin + Paulina! Tiger + Elin?
Well, some of us might have imaginary girlfriends, but Dustin Johnson has the real thing.
17 Jan 2013 - 10:44pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods tops tee shot in Abu Dhabi
Chances are you were sleeping last night when Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods teed it up in the first round of the 2013 HSBC Golf Championship in Abu Dhabi -- nine hours ahead for those of you in the eastern time zone.
17 Jan 2013 - 12:16pm - 1 Comments
A primer for the 2013 Humana Challenge
Jessica Isner, a featured columnsist for, put together a nice primer to get you prepared for the start of the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, which starts today in La Quinta, Calif.
17 Jan 2013 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
The 10 most intimidating golfers to be paired with
People who enjoy golf are often asked, "Who would make up your dream foursome?"
15 Jan 2013 - 10:05am - 0 Comments
Nike unveils great new commercial
It was golf's worst kept secret but today it's official - Rory McIlroy has signed with Nike Golf.  And to herald the partnership, Nike has unveiled one of the coolest golf ads we've seen in a long time.  
14 Jan 2013 - 10:34am - 0 Comments
Why booming distance is ruining golf
Ben Alberstadt, a featured columnist on, has an interesting piece that focuses in on why it is that the distance the golf ball travels is ruining golf. Alberstadt writes:
14 Jan 2013 - 8:36am - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup captain chatter reaches fever pitch
The European Tour’s powerful Tournament Committee meets Tuesday evening at the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, and could select the 2014 European Ryder Cup captain at that get-together.
13 Jan 2013 - 11:46pm - 0 Comments
Whole new definition of four-ball
So what did you do on Sunday? 2011 U.S. Amateur champion Kelly Kraft stacked this tower of golf balls. Seems pretty cool to me, but someone wasn’t too impressed.
13 Jan 2013 - 9:40pm - 0 Comments
No captaincy for Clarke in 2014?
What looked to be a two-man race between Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley for the 2014 European Ryder Cup team captaincy position, may now still be a two-man race -- but with a different challenger for McGinley.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen can dig his new prize
Ben Hogan famously said that the secret to golf "is in the dirt." If any golfer can figure out whether or not that's actually true, it's Louis Oosthuizen.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:30pm - 0 Comments
Nicolas Colsaerts' first drive is the deepest
A total of 15 players knocked drives over 400 yards last week at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which is about the norm these days on the mountainside layout at Kapalua – especially with last week's big winds whipping.
11 Jan 2013 - 12:48am - 0 Comments