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Struggling with what to buy Dad this Father's Day? If he's a golfer who loves new toys, gadgets and gizmos, you have plenty of options. Anything that promises to improve his game — or make his life simpler on the course — is worth exploring....
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
On the eve of the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, we've compiled some statistical tidbits: Last foreign winner:  Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland, 2011  Last to defend title successfully:  Curtis Strange, 1989  Last...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
On Saturday at the Memorial, Tiger Woods got an unwelcome taste of what golf feels like out here in the real world. Woods limped to an outward 44, his highest 9-hole score as a professional, on his way to a shocking third-round 79. After failing...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Golf
To suggest that any player in any sport after just a few seasons is a lock to make the Hall of Fame is ridiculous. But it is always fun to look at athletes who have had instant success and try to extrapolate long-term potential. Young star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Golf
Through last month's Masters, the 37-year-old Tiger Woods has 14 wins in 63 major championship starts as a professional; through the 1977 Masters, the 37-year-old Nicklaus had 14 wins in 61 major championship starts as a professional. That's some...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Some Twitter comedian observed that Tiger Woods apparently retained ownership of Sergio Garcia in his pre-nup with Elin. That's harsh, but this much remains clear: Even after his perceived struggles of the last few major-less seasons, Tiger is...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
If you could have any national sports broadcasting job in sports, what would it be? Do you want to be at the games and travel all over the country? Do you want to be a studio host with a more stable work schedule? Do you want to become extremely...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Golf
Which of my three favorite golfers — Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Tom Watson — has the most holes-in-one?  — Joe Triolo, Rockford, Ill.   It’s impossible to say just how many the three have combined to hit in leisurely rounds or...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
CBS broadcast Ian Baker-Finch summed it up for his elated countrymen: From Down Under to the top of the world.Adam Scott has his long-awaited first major, and Australia has its long-awaited first Masters, all on the strength of an anchored putter...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 12. • Sergio Garcia was your first-round co-leader at The Masters after shooting a bogey-free 66. Probably won't hold up, but in Sergio's honor, here's a picture...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Using a self-taught short game, Chinese teen Guan Tianlang opens The Masters with a 73. Since Bubba Watson hit that incredible shot around the pine trees during a playoff to win the 2012 Masters, the club has made some interesting history....
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
When the announcement came last summer that Augusta National had admitted its first two female members — Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore — some popped champagne corks, while others grumbled into their whiskey about the venerable club’s caving to...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
We don’t have footage of Gene Sarazen’s famous double eagle from 1935, but on Masters Sunday 2012, we saw something just as good and just as rare — Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle, the first at the par-5 second hole in Masters history. Later,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Cue the piano music — it's time for A Tradition Unlike Any Other. Here's the schedule for Masters television coverage. MASTERS TV COVERAGE  Thursday — ESPN 3-7:30 p.m. & 8-11 p.m. (re-air)  CBS — 11:30-11:45 p.m. (highlights) Friday —...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've identified the 10 greatest, who collectively possess 32 Green Jackets and have provided countless classic...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
The Masters at a Glance Augusta National Golf Club • Augusta, Ga. April 11-14 • Defending Champion: Bubba Watson Brandel Chamblee's Take The Masters Tournament is the only major played on the same course year after year. It is also the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Most golfers would rather be the worst player ever to win a major championship than to be given the title of “best player never to win a major.” Sure, the BPNTWAM post was most famously held by Phil Mickelson, who was a 33-year-old with 22 PGA...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Golf
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
It's one of the great traditions of Masters week: the Tuesday night Champions Dinner, where the defending champ gets to pick the menu for everyone. Defending champion Bubba Watson apparently served Caesar salad, grilled chicken, mac &...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Ever wonder what the members of the world’s golfing elite really think about some of the game’s hot-button issues? Sick of the clichéd answers they sometimes trot out in the effort to not make any waves? You’re in luck. We took the occasion of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago

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