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A few highlights of an interesting holiday weekend in golf:• Has anyone had a stranger season than Graeme McDowell? His last eight appearances on the PGA and European Tours go something like this: missed cut, win, missed cut, win, missed cut,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
The PGA Tour has acknowledged that the USGA ban on anchored putting strokes will apply to Tour events as of Jan. 1, 2016.“In making its decision, the Policy Board recognized that there are still varying opinions among our membership, but...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Even while winning 78 PGA Tour events and 14 majors, Tiger Woods has suffered an alarming litany of injuries, to the point that we have to wonder whether he’ll ever be truly healthy again. On the occasion of his latest malady (a strained left...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
He wasn't the people's choice, but Justin Rose, an overnight success 15 years in the making, grabbed the 2013 U.S. Open by the throat with a clutch final-round 70 — the only score among the leaders to equal par. His 1-over finish gave him an...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Phil Mickelson had perhaps the greatest round of a great career, shooting a final-round 66 to win the British Open by three shots after starting the day five behind leader Lee Westwood. One key to the victory was his laser 3-wood second shot to the...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for June 14. • "Man of Steel" opens this weekend, which prompted Coed to count down the sexiest Lois Lanes of all time. Amy Adams ranks pretty high on that list. • Last...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• AMP CELL DriverPut a little pizzazz in your golf bag with this new driver by COBRA golf. The driver looks good — it comes in silver, blue, red or orange — and performs great. Golfers can set six different lofts/trajectories with...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• Adams Golf Idea Super S Hybrid Bought by TaylorMade-adidas Golf last year, Adams Golf continues to churn out quality clubs for all skill levels. The newest line, called Super S, was designed to be easy to hit. The Cut-Thru sole slot on the...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• Bridgestone GolfAll three e-Series golf balls (e5, e6 and e7) have experienced an aerodynamic upgrade in 2013, utilizing a new 326-seamless dual dimple pattern. Dimples that are six percent larger and cover 2.5 percent more surface area on...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• Bridgestone GolfAll three e-Series golf balls (e5, e6 and e7) have experienced an aerodynamic upgrade in 2013, utilizing a new 326-seamless dual dimple pattern. Dimples that are six percent larger and cover 2.5 percent more surface area on...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• Mizuno JPX-825 IronsMizuno calls these irons "the longest and most forgiving irons in the company’s history." That should get your attention. Mizuno’s distance-generating JPX technologies of Hot Metal and MAX COR create...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Thursday, June 13 9 a.m.-3 p.m. ESPN First Round   3-5 p.m. NBC First Round   5-7 p.m. ESPN First Round (Part II...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Here are some of the stories we'll be following when the players tee it up at the Merion Golf Club for the 2013 U.S. Open on Thursday morning: Is Merion Tough Enough? In the clubhouse at Merion Golf Club hangs the iconic photo that has found...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
• Cleveland 588 RTX wedgesMore precise U-Groves that are 16 percent larger and directionally milled on a new Rotex Face create more friction at impact on these new wedges, potentially adding more spin control for players. A sole that is wider...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Call it a knee-jerk reaction, but Phil Mickelson's stunning sprint to the Claret Jug has caused us to revisit our rankings. Lefty now holds three of the four majors and gets extra credit for his record six runner-ups in the one he doesn't...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago

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