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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
Tiger Woods' weekend in South Florida produced a stunning slate of statistical nuggets. Here are 9 of the best stats from Tiger, Rory, et al.: 17 — Tiger's win in the WGC-Cadillac Championship was his 17th WGC win. If you counted only those 17...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
We all know about Tiger Woods' record in golf's major championships. For years now, we've been pounded over the head with Woods' pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record major championship haul. But Tiger has a record of his own that even the Golden Bear...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for March 1. • Rory McIlroy withdrew from the Honda Classic today after chopping up the first eight holes (Nike hardest hit). At least Rory has girlfriend Caroline...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Golf
This weekend was vintage Phil Mickelson. In winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale,he played as well as he could possibly play, and yet he left us wanting more. On Thursday, he saw a putt for a 59 cruelly horseshoe out of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Feb. 1. • It's finally Super Bowl weekend. Here's everything that you, the fan, needs to know about the Big Game. • If you just can't wait until Sunday, here's a...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for January 18. • The NFL's Final Four are set to do battle on Conference Championship Sunday. These elite teams also have elite cheerleading squads. Here's the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
A clear conscience is good for the soul. Or for some, it's good for the public reputation or book sales. Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah Winfrey was not a first in the sports world, nor was it a surprise -- he told the host he indeed...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
You can enjoy the thrill of competing for major championships or the FedExCup without suffering the embarrassment of topping your opening drive or missing a two-foot putt. It's Fantasy Golf 2013, a great way to follow your favorite players and...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Even in a year when records fell, athletes achieved famous firsts and the games changed, 2012 seemed to be a more eventful than usual year in sports. And thanks to an Olympics year, a portion of this occurred on a grand stage. Usain Bolt...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
Too often these days, fans and athletes alike focus on the negative side of sports, whether it's a fight that breaks out on the field or trash talk off the field. Still, there are many instances of athletes taking the high road and doing the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for December 21. • If you're reading this, the world didn't end. To celebrate, here's a gift from Athlon Sports to you, our readers: NFL cheerleaders in Christmas costumes...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
2012 In Review: Top Five Performances in Golf 1. Bubba's Pine Straw Miracle Bubba Watson trumped Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle with a miracle shot of his own, curving a wedge approach out of the trees and onto the green at No. 10 to set up a...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Fantasy golf season is almost here, meaning that 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 2013, in no particular order of awesomeness. Weapons of Grass Destruction This...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 30. • Yesterday, we featured a slideshow of Bama cheerleaders. Awaiting the Tide should they win tomorrow: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. In the interests of...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Far Hills, NJ (Sports Network) - The United States Golf Association and the Royal...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings. Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
There were plenty of epic failures in 2012. Players, coaches and even entire sports leagues embarrassed themselves in a variety of ways. With Thanksgiving Day in mind, here’s a rundown of the 10 biggest turkeys of the year. 1. NFL...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Golf
With this week's Children's Miracle Network Classic, another PGA Tour season draws to a close, meaning that it's time to hand out some hardware. Player of the Year — Rory McIlroy Rory doesn't need any accolades from us for vindication; if you...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
Animal nicknames are nothing new in sports. San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — a.k.a. the “Kung Fu Panda” — was recently named World Series MVP after an unbelievable October. Fans at AT&T Park wore panda hats to support their...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Golf
On Thursday, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will be staging a head-to-head duel at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final with a spot in the final four of this unique medal match play eight-man bracket on the line. Let's hope it's one of many as...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Golf
International captain Nick Price named Shigeki Maruyama, Mark McNulty and Tony Johnstone as his assistants for the Presidents Cup on Tuesday, while U.S. captain Fred Couples selected Jay Haas. Dublin, OH (Sports Network) - International captain...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Golf
Miracle at Medinah? Or Medinah Meltdown? Whatever you call it, this 2012 Ryder Cup is going to sting the U.S. for awhile. When Martin Kaymer's 6-foot par putt found the bottom of the cup at 18 for a 1-up win over Steve Stricker in the weekend's...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Golf
Twitter is a powerful medium in today's sports landscape, and golf is no exception. Golfers, and the journalists who cover them, have taken to Twitter to freely share their wit, their insights, their gripes, their expectations and their dinner...
Rob Doster
2 years ago

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