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Webb Simpson is our national champion, and contrary to the naysayers who'll claim he backed into it, a 68-68 weekend on one of the toughest golf courses in U.S. Open history is the definition of earning it.    Simpson, who was six...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
He may be boring, but never, ever go to sleep on Jim Furyk. Especially at a U.S. Open. Furyk put himself in great position to win his second U.S. Open championship with another steady, occasionally spectacular round at the Olympic Club. After...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
U.S. Open Television Coverage Thursday — ESPN Noon-3 p.m; 5-10 p.m.; NBC 3-5 p.m.  Friday — ESPN Noon-3 p.m; 5-10 p.m.; NBC 3-5 p.m.  Saturday — NBC 4-10 p.m.  Sunday — NBC 4-10 p.m.  ALL TIMES EASTERN
Rob Doster
2 years ago
U.S. Open champions 1895 Horace Rawlins (173), Newport Country Club, Newport, Rhode Island 1896 James Foulis (152, +12), Shinnecock Hills, Shinnecock Hills, New York 1897 Joe Lloyd (162, +10), Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Illinois 1898 Fred...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
For any other player, it would have been a career-defining moment. For Tiger Woods, it was just another Sunday — even if those Sunday moments have become a little more rare lately.  Woods was in contention for his 73rd win to tie Jack...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Q: What was the reason Tiger Woods fired his longtime caddie, Steve Williams? Was it over money when Tiger was in his slump? — Bill Dombo, Yuba City, Calif. A: During his tenure as Tiger Woods’ caddie, Steve Williams was no ordinary looper....
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Many recreational golfers have simple reasons for why they have a favorite golf hole. Golf course architects often use something different than looks or location to select their favorites. We asked noted designers Damian Pascuzzo, Robert Trent...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
In honor of Fred Couples' turn-back-the-clock performance this week at The Masters, we look back at the classic moment of Couples' career: the 12th hole of the 1992 Masters. Nursing a slim lead on Sunday, Couples comes to the diabolical par-3...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
Q: What do you consider to be the greatest Masters Tournament in history? — Jerry Barnes, Dallas, Texas A: It’s hard to overlook Tiger Woods’ historic win in 1997, Phil Mickelson’s major breakthrough in 2004 and Greg Norman’s epic collapse in...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Kyle Stanley had come oh-so-close. He had the 2011 John Deere Classic in his hip pocket after a final-round 66, only to ­­have Steve Stricker pick that pocket with a spectacular bunker shot on the 18th hole. And then, in even more heartbreaking...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Now that it's Masters week, it's time to decide who this year's major players will be, and we've done that for you. They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season,...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
    They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  Guess who’s peaking just in time for the trip down Magnolia Lane? Tiger Woods earned his first PGA Tour win since 2009 with a dominant showing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his seventh win at Bay Hill. The “process” that we’ve heard so...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
  They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the...
Rob Doster
2 years ago

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