Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Janie McCauley DALY CITY, Calif.
By John Holmes Hudson Swafford was having a good opening round at the Zurich Classic on Thursday when he teed off on the 575-yard, par-5 18th hole – his ninth hole of the day – at 2 under. But his second shot sailed left and wound up in a touchy situation – a tight lie about 112 yards short and left of the green, and with not much green at all to work with. MORE: Zurich Classic leaderboard | Zurich photos | Leishman back after wife's medical scare Normally, this would be a tough up-and-down for birdie, and certainly not even a guaranteed par. But for Swafford, it was no problem – he just flew his pitch over the pin and watched it back up right into the hole for an unlikely eagle. That gave him a cool 4-under 32 on the front. He finished the round at 5-under 67. Here's his eagle, which we call our shot of the day:
By John Holmes On Tuesday, the Trump Organization confirmed what it had hinted at for some time – The Donald is planning a major renovation of the famed Ailsa Course at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland, which
By Justin Bergman SHANGHAI (AP) — Most golfers at the Volvo China Open had trouble keeping their approach shots from flying off the firm greens at Tomson Golf Course on Thursday.
By Rob Oller COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jack Nicklaus takes Tiger Woods at his word that the former world's No. 1 golfer will play the Memorial Tournament on June 4-7 at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
By Mark Aumann Maybe Johnny Cash was referring to golf when he sang "I Walk The Line." Probably not, but Jason Day suggests amateurs should use more than their sense of sight when trying to read longer putts. His tip: Walk the line and get a feel for the pitch of the green.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Brett Martel AVONDALE, La.
By Janie McCauley DALY CITY, Calif.
By Ron Agostini If you're a local golf fan, you can't help but like what's coming up in the next few days and stretching into June. There's not much going on, other than major events on the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours and the Unite
By T.J. Auclair The PGA Tour is in the Big Easy this week for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where Korea's Seung-Yul Noh returns as the defending champion. The field features seven former champions, eight major champions and 70 PGA Tour champions who account for a total of 213 wins.
By Garry Smits Laura Davies was so obsessed with sports as a young girl that she can't recall one that was played in her native England that she didn't attempt. "Golf, tennis, cricket, soccer, snooker, pool, darts ...
By David Uchiyama Don Potter is one of the luckiest golfers in the greater Chattanooga area, and perhaps all of the Southeast. If he had a ring for every hole-in-one he's scored, both hands – thumbs included – and all the toes on one of his feet would be ne
By T.J. Auclair On Tuesday, I was blown away by a couple of Instagram videos posted by Arizona State University golfer Mathias Schjoelberg pulling off a couple of shots that, in all my years around the game,
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By Doug Ferguson Jordan Spieth was trending in a big way during his magical week at the Masters, when he went wire-to-wire and never let anyone closer than three shots of his lead over the final 54 holes.
By Doug Ferguson One measure of the rise in American golfers is the field for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship, which takes the top 64 from the world ranking.
By Doug Ferguson Power was evident from every vantage point at the year-end charity event hosted by Tiger Woods. Rory McIlroy was there after completing his rookie season on the PGA Tour.
By The Associated Press PGA TOUR ZURICH CLASSIC Site: Avondale, Louisiana. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72). Purse: $6.9 mill
By T.J. Auclair Do you enjoy golf video games? If so, you're going to love this.
By T.J. Auclair Golf trick shots sure are fun to watch, but because of the incredible Bryan Brothers, it's rare now to stumble across something that blows my mind tha
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