Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Greg Norman had a premonition that he'd have an accident
The scariest story of the week in golf has to be Greg Norman's near-disaster with a chainsaw last Saturday while trimming trees at his Jupiter Island, Florda, compound. &n
Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson glad to be back at sweet home Alabama
PRATTVILLE, Ala. – Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson have good reason to celebrate the LPGA Tour's return to the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail's Capitol Hill complex.    The two battled for the victory in 2012 on The Senator
The Most Interesting Ice Bucket Challenge video in the World
OK, so it's been a little while since we posted a good Ice Bucket Challenge video. Somehow, someway, this one slipped through the cracks. Don't worry, we're investigating how that happened.
R&A set for historic vote on Thursday to allow women to become members
Four Ryder Cup players tuning up in Wales Open before trip to Gleneagles
NEWPORT, Wales – Four members of Europe's Ryder Cup team are playing in the ISPS Handa Wales Open this week, giving captain Paul McGinley a chance to assess their form heading into next week's matches against
After three years, Adam Scott parts ways with caddie Steve Williams
After a three-year partnership that resulted in Adam Scott becoming the first Australian-born winner of the Masters, the former World No. 1 and caddie Steve Williams have parted ways. Scott made the announcement in a statement released Wednesday morning.
Dumped by girlfriend, man damages golf courses to tune of $50K
A broken heart can make a person do silly things -- or in the case of 23-year-old Austin Christopher from western New York, downright stupid things.
Ryder Cup Flashback: 1997 at Valderrama
For the first time in Ryder Cup history, the 1997 matches at Valderrama in Sotogrande, Spain, were played in continental Europe. And, there was a very special European captain for the occasion -- Seve Ballesteros.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Billy Horschel daughter born two days after he wins FedExCup
On Sunday, Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedExCup – and the $10 million bonus that goes with it. Tonight, he got an even bigger prize.
Rick Cloninger defeats medalist Alan Fadel in US Senior Amateur
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Rick Cloninger advanced to the U.S.
Susan West advances in US Senior Women's Amateur, Ellen Port upset
DEAL, N.J. – Former Alabama tennis player Susan West won two matches Tuesday in the U.S.
Future of 2016 Olympics golf course back to court in dispute over wildlife
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.    The city
West Coast Swing could be impacted by Match Play Championship move
ATLANTA – Some 20 years ago, there was a feeling that the PGA Tour didn't really get going until Florida.    It might feel like that next year, too.    Among the contributing factors &n
Tiger Woods explains what he wants from new swing coach, if he hires one
ATLANTA – Tiger Woods is in no hurry to look for a new swing coach, not until he's finished restoring his "explosiveness."    Does he even need a coach?    Woods has been play
Notebook: Jordan Spieth on long quest to replace favorite, broken driver
ATLANTA – Jordan Spieth revealed at the Tour Championship that he has been looking for the right driver for the last four months.    He said the driver he had used the last two years cracked on Wednesday of The Players Championsh
Rory McIlroy wins '14 Vardon Trophy, PGA of America Player of Year Award
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Rory McIlroy, who won the Open Championship and PGA Championship in a three-week span, captured his second PGA of America Player of the Year Award and Vardon Trophy in three years.
Ryder Cup Flashback: 1995 at Oak Hill
Today we take you back to the fall of 1995, where the 31st Ryder Cup Matches were held at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. It was truly the start of what has become European dominance.
Peter Uihlein survives golf course frog attack
We've profiled crocodile attacks in this space before.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Who would you choose for PGA Tour Player of the Year?
Now that the FedExCup has been decided, the PGA Tour has unveiled its five official candidates for Player of the Year honors.
Medalist Alan Fadel wins his first- round match in US Senior Amateur
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Qualifying medalist Alan Fadel beat Stephen Fox 1 up on Monday in the first round of the U.S.