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They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2015 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on...
Rob Doster
4 hours ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2015 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on...
Rob Doster
3 days ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2015 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on...
Rob Doster
4 days ago
Rory McIlroy may have history on his mind when he drives up Magnolia Lane in early April, but good luck getting him to verbalize it. Golf’s No. 1 player remains steadfastly in the moment, and while he may indulge in a little private goal-...
Athlon Sports
6 days ago
Dustin Johnson is, in the eyes of most observers, one of the most naturally talented players in golf. Few can boast his consistency; heading into 2015, he has claimed wins in every season he’s been on the PGA Tour. But the 30-year-old...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
Golf Tips from the Pros
The athletic Dustin Johnson is known for being one of the longest hitters in the game today. His smooth, rhythmic swing produced an average driving distance of 305.8 yards in 2013, a number that ranked second on the PGA Tour. His 140 measured...
Rob Doster
3 weeks ago
Tiger Woods announced over the weekend that he had selected little-known Chris Como as his new swing coach, sending out this Saturday morning tweet: "Happy to have Chris Como consulting and working with me on my swing. I’m excited to be...
Rob Doster
3 months ago
72 Funny Fantasy Golf Team Names
It's time to dust off the dumb, dirty and/or tasteless puns and come up with a team name. Here’s our list for 2015, in no particular order of awesomeness. Weapons of Grass DestructionThis reference worked a little better in 2002....
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
You've no doubt read the headlines this morning after another disappointing U.S. Ryder Cup loss:"Mickelson Unloads on Watson""Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson Feud""Phil Mickelson Was Wrong to Rip Tom Watson" How...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
The 2014 Ryder Cup Matches When: Sept. 26-28Where: PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, ScotlandCourse: 7,262 yards, par 72All-time record: U.S. leads 25–12–2 After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
The 2014 Ryder Cup Matches When: Sept. 26-28Where: PGA Centenary Course, Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, ScotlandCourse: 7,262 yards, par 72All-time record: U.S. leads 25–12–2 After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at Medinah in 2012, Europe is the prohibitive favorite to retain the Cup on home turf, as Tom Watson takes a shorthanded American team to Scotland for the most pressure-packed event in golf. Can a U...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at Medinah in 2012, Europe is the prohibitive favorite to retain the Cup on home turf, as Tom Watson takes a shorthanded American team to Scotland for the most pressure-packed event in golf....
Rob Doster
5 months ago
With today's announcement of the captains' picks, the teams are finalized, and the buildup to golf's most pressure-packed event can begin in earnest. After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at Medinah in 2012, Europe is the...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
PGA Tour Players Talk Anonymously About Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods is the one golfer who can make news without picking up a club, earning headlines recently when he had parted ways with swing coach Sean Foley. And Tiger's knack for eliciting strong opinions is not limited to fans and media....
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Jack Nicklaus once said of Tiger Woods that he "could win as many Masters as Arnold (Palmer) and me combined." That's 10 green jackets, if you're counting. Earlier, this week, the Golden Bear made similar comments about the...
Rob Doster
6 months ago
Golf was in the news for a variety of reasons this weekend, not all of them positive. Let's start with the good news. Rory Fills the VoidTiger Woods' ongoing struggles with his health and his golf game have left a vacuum at the game...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
At one point during Sunday's coronation at Royal Liverpool, Rory McIlroy's lead, which was six at the start of the day, had dwindled to two over Sergio Garcia. But this was no Van de Velde moment in the making. McIlroy was really never...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Tiger Woods came out of the gate with Jack Nicklaus' major championship record as his ultimate target. That number — 18 career major championship wins — seemed utterly out of reach, until Tiger started winning majors with alarming...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
It might have been the most welcome round of 74 in PGA Tour history. It had been 109 days since Tiger Woods last put club to ball on the PGA Tour. Before today, his last competitive round was a Sunday 78 at the Cadillac Championship on March 9...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
At a time when golf could use a boost, it got one from two of its marquee names: Tiger Woods announced his return to action, proving his ability to move the needle without picking up a club, and Michelle Wie finally delivered on a decade of...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
Martin Kaymer dismantled the storied Pinehurst No. 2 layout with a 65-65 start, then put it on cruise control for an eight-shot U.S. Open win that was never, ever in doubt. The weekend's utter lack of drama, despite the best efforts of the NBC...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
Equipment manufacturers have gone back to the future, dusting off some iconic brands with new versions. Adams Golf has resurrected the Tight Lies fairway wood, the club that took the small company to new heights in the 1990s. COBRA Golf has...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
It was an eventful finish for Hideki Matsuyama at Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. First, the 22-year-old Japanese phenom went double bogey-bogey at 16-17 to lose his lead to Kevin Na, who had finished off a 64...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
Years removed from a major championship win and a brief stint at No. 1 in the World Golf Ranking, Martin Kaymer has returned to the top of the PGA Tour heap with a win in the Tour's flagship event, the Players Championship at the Stadium Course...
Rob Doster
9 months ago

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