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  5/3/2016 9:33:00 PM
Press conference transcript as John Daly joins Champions Tour. 
  5/3/2016 7:53:00 PM
Brandon Matthews ends Temple career with fifth place finish. 
  5/3/2016 5:54:00 PM
Cink steps away from golf as wife battles cancer. Cink steps away from golf as wife battles cancer
  5/3/2016 10:13:00 AM
You can buy Price’s mansion for a cool $22 million. If you’re in the market for a new home and looking for something between Jordan Spieth’s $7 million starter home, but a tiny bit subtler than Greg Norman’s ridiculous $55 million estate, have we got the place for you.
  5/3/2016 9:46:00 AM
PGA Section: Applebrook’s McNabb captures Connelly Cup in playoff. 
Recent Editor Picks
  5/2/2016 12:58:00 AM
John Daly Hits The Senior Tour—Ready Or Not. An immensely popular but erratic star gets another mulligan
  5/1/2016 10:48:00 PM
Mark Steinberg: Tiger’s super agent. 
  4/29/2016 8:05:00 AM
Video tour of Hanse-designed Rio Olympic Golf Course. As the Olympic countdown hits a milestone, take a thorough Tee to Green look at the host course.
  4/29/2016 8:01:00 AM
Olympic golf: Area pros weigh in. 
  4/28/2016 8:57:00 PM
Q&A with local architect Gil Hanse, on Olympics course. 
  4/28/2016 3:34:00 PM
Have goats on his golf courses given Donald Trump a tax break in New Jersey. 
  4/28/2016 3:29:00 PM
Western PA golf scene says so long to two executive directors. 
  4/28/2016 10:15:00 AM
Rapid rise for Delaware Hens women’s golf program. 
  4/27/2016 11:51:00 PM
It looks like Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are in for #SB2K17, and now this REA. It looks like Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player are in for #SB2K17, and now this REALLY needs to happen
  4/27/2016 8:15:00 PM
Daly recalls time he asked Tiger to join him for a beer. John Daly talks about that time he asked Tiger Woods to join him for a beer. And Tiger was Tiger.
  4/27/2016 8:15:00 PM
With 100 days to go, a look at the Olympic field. We’re 100 days away from golf’s return to the Olympic Games. Here’s a look at the how the men’s Olympic field would shape up if qualifying were to end today.
  4/27/2016 8:15:00 PM
Woods plays first holes since Wyndham. Tiger Woods played five holes Monday at Bluejack National, his first completed holes since the Wyndham Championship in August.
  4/26/2016 9:43:00 AM
FOX reveals new on-air lineup for year two of USGA deal. 
  4/25/2016 3:01:00 PM
Tiger Woods registered for 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont. Woods filed his intentions to compete at this year’s U.S. Open at Oakmont.
  4/25/2016 2:04:00 PM - By Philadelphia Jewish Sports HOF
Art Jacoby, 1975 Philadelphia Am champ, tapped for local Jewish Sports HOF. 
  4/24/2016 6:42:00 PM
Rolling Green GC readies for the U.S. Women’s Amateur. 
  4/24/2016 8:42:00 AM
Rosaforte: Good chance Tiger returns at Quail Hollow. Tiger Woods is close to returning to the PGA Tour, and Golf Channel insider Tim Rosaforte says it could happen at Quail Hollow.
  4/24/2016 8:42:00 AM
College no longer a common path to LPGA stardom. LPGA stardom used to run through college. But with the average age of winners dropping, that’s not true anymore.
  4/24/2016 8:36:00 AM
Deteriorating Walnut Lane GC teeing off neighbors in Roxborogh. 
  4/24/2016 12:03:00 AM
The man who invented the yardage book. How Deane Beman came to start using the yardage book.
  4/22/2016 9:15:00 AM
In Open letter, management of Upper Dublin Golf & Fitness disputes study. 
  4/22/2016 9:09:00 AM - By Upper Dublin Golf & Fitness
Disagreement over future of Upper Dublin Golf & Fitness flares. 
  4/21/2016 2:55:00 PM
The secret history: How Tiger Woods lost his way. 
  4/21/2016 2:47:00 PM
Chip Lutz is savoring ’15, preparing for ’16. After the year that 2015 U.S. Senior Amateur champion Chip Lutz had, nobody should begrudge him a little extra time to savor the good times.

“It was phenomenal to have my mom, Janet, there for the win,” Lutz said. “She has been such a part of my golf career and one of my biggest supporters, but she was always in the background.”

Lutz, 61, of Reading, Pa., didn’t let anybody down and devoted his offseason to savoring the victory.

USGA has the story.
  4/20/2016 8:47:00 AM
Bob Parsons’ passion for golf drives PXG. 
  4/20/2016 5:20:00 AM
Golf is no longer a crime, decrees China’s Communist party. 
  4/20/2016 3:25:00 AM
Australian golfer Adam Scott says no to Rio Olympics selection. 
  4/19/2016 10:34:00 PM
Is golf’s popularity declining in Pittsburgh?. 
  4/19/2016 5:03:00 PM
Real Sports: Trump’s Scotland course hasn’t delivered financially. 
  4/19/2016 4:57:00 PM
Why do golf courses aerate so much?. 
  4/17/2016 9:15:00 AM
Georgia Tech coach to assistants: No golf for you!. Josh Pastner, Georgia Tech’s new men’s basketball coach, starts every interview with a potential assistant by asking the same question.
  4/17/2016 9:15:00 AM
Haskins Award watch list: Hossler, McNealy favorites. There’s only about six weeks left in the college golf season, which means it’s crunch time for players in the race for the Fred Haskins Award.
  4/16/2016 12:48:00 AM
George Plimpton’s classic The Bogey Man is reissueed. George Plimpton’s classic The Bogey Man is reissueed
  4/15/2016 6:15:00 PM
You won’t believe the mean prank Danny Willett’s brothers played on him as a kid. You won’t believe the mean prank Danny Willett’s brothers played on him as a kid
  4/15/2016 4:52:00 PM
Colin Cowherd: A Jordan Spieth Masters victory ‘would have been terrible’. Colin Cowherd: A Jordan Spieth Masters victory ‘would have been terrible for golf’
  4/15/2016 7:43:00 AM
LaSalle University renames annual tourney in memory of alum James W. Finegan. 
  4/14/2016 9:26:00 PM
Fire damages Hidden Creek GC clubhouse. 
  4/13/2016 3:10:00 PM
Jordan Spieth’s caddie on Masters: ‘We won’t get stuck in this moment’. Jordan Spieth’s caddie on Masters: ‘We won’t get stuck in this moment’
  4/13/2016 1:39:00 PM
Vijay Singh, citing Zika virus concerns, to skip Olympics . Singh is one of the first notable names to skip the Rio games for health concerns.
  4/12/2016 7:57:00 PM
Bryson DeChambeau: "I am an artist. I love creating things.". Bryson DeChambeau: "I am an artist. I love creating things."
  4/12/2016 9:58:00 AM
Allentown Municipal Course stuck in financial stand trap. 
  4/12/2016 1:19:00 AM
This sportswriter played Augusta National the day after the Masters. 
  4/11/2016 8:48:00 AM
Masters: CBS falters on several fronts at Masters. 
  4/10/2016 9:53:00 PM
Masters: Jordan Spieth post round Sunday interview transcript. 
  4/10/2016 7:06:00 PM
Masters: Willett wins Masters after Spieth’s collapse. Willett wins Masters after Spieth’s collapse
  4/10/2016 5:33:00 PM
Masters: Masters history made as three ace 16th. Masters history made as three ace 16th
  4/10/2016 3:52:00 PM
Spieth: Augusta National's 12th 'just has people's number'. Spieth: Augusta National's 12th 'just has people's number'
  4/10/2016 3:43:00 PM
Jordan Spieth's collapse at the Masters the most shocking in golf history. Jordan Spieth's collapse at the Masters the most shocking in golf history
  4/9/2016 11:29:00 AM
GAP magazine: Golf scribe Michael Bamberger receives Donald Ross Award. 
  4/9/2016 10:53:00 AM
Masters: He ate and graded every food item at the concession stands. 
  4/9/2016 12:35:00 AM
Masters: Long, challenging day still ends with Jordan Spieth on top. Long, challenging day at Masters still ends with Jordan Spieth on top
  4/8/2016 11:17:00 PM
Masters: Freeze warning in Augusta means greens will get nastier. A freeze warning in Augusta means the greens are going to get nastier
  4/8/2016 10:04:00 PM
USGA will host four championships in Pennsylvania this year. 
  4/8/2016 7:49:00 PM
Masters: Ian Woosnam calls it quits in the Masters 25 years after his win. Ian Woosnam calls it quits in the Masters 25 years after his win
  4/8/2016 2:07:00 PM
The real reason why the one house remaining in the Masters parking lot won’t sel. The real reason why the one house remaining in the Masters parking lot won’t sell
  4/8/2016 8:32:00 AM
Jack Nicklaus was once taunted at a New Jersey golf course. 
  4/7/2016 11:58:00 PM
Masters: The British are coming: Leaderboard filled with England’s finest. Paul Casey, Justin Rose and Ian Poulter lead the Old World at Augusta National
  4/7/2016 9:24:00 PM
Masters: Jordan Spieth still has Augusta National’s number. Jordan Spieth again had his way with Augusta National, posting a first-round 66 to grab Day 1 lead at the Masters
  4/7/2016 6:01:00 PM
Masters: Ernie Els makes 10 on first hole thanks to seven putts. All seven putts came within three feet
  4/7/2016 5:27:00 PM
How to fake your way through a conversation about the Masters. How to fake your way through a conversation about the Masters with your golf buddies
  4/7/2016 4:09:00 PM
Recalling the modest origins of the trio known as the Big 3. How Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Jack Nicklaus were linked together.
  4/6/2016 9:39:00 PM
Confessions of a Masters gallery guard: "They’ve got more rules than. . . ". Confessions of a Masters gallery guard: "They’ve got more rules than. . . "
  4/6/2016 4:34:00 PM
How golf got out of the Woods. 
  4/6/2016 9:05:00 AM
Masters: Players guide. 
  4/6/2016 8:26:00 AM
Masters: The house that Augusta National’s millions can’t buy. 
  4/6/2016 8:16:00 AM
Robin McCool writes book on 1951 U.S. Amateur at Saucon Valley CC. 
  4/6/2016 8:06:00 AM
Survey says Trump presidential campaign hurts bookings at his hotels, courses. 
  4/5/2016 3:27:00 PM
Masters: Groupings and tee times. 
  4/5/2016 11:45:00 AM
Golf Channel’s Jack Nicklaus documentary: Yes, sir, you should watch. Golf Channel’s Jack Nicklaus documentary: Yes, sir, you should watch
  4/4/2016 10:45:00 PM
Olympic Gold Medal Winners to Get Major Exemptions. Golf’s major championships threw their support behind the sport’s return to the Olympics on Monday, offering exemptions for men’s and women’s gold medal winners this year to all grand slam events.
  4/4/2016 8:17:00 PM
Tiger Woods won’t win another major, according to survey of PGA Tour players. The 40-year-old is missing this week’s Masters.
  4/4/2016 4:49:00 PM
Zoeller’s Ex-Caddie Recalls How Woods Broke the Ice. With the Masters’ Champions Dinner just one day away, Fuzzy Zoeller’s former caddie has disclosed a remark made by Tiger Woods that broke the ice after his employer’s controversial comment had put their relationship in the deep freezer.
  4/4/2016 4:32:00 PM
Jason Dufner rips NBC announcers for treatment of Jim Herman. Duf was not happy with the broadcast crew for the Shell Houston Open
  4/4/2016 3:35:00 PM
Acute back issues force Fred Couples to withdraw from the Masters. Fred Couples, the 1992 Masters champion, will miss the year’s first major for the first time since 1994 due to acute back issues
  4/4/2016 2:38:00 PM
The little things that make the Masters memorable. Jaime Diaz celebrates his 30th trip to the Masters by reflecting on some of the memorable—and meaningful—moments
  4/4/2016 2:30:00 PM
An improbable Augusta homecoming for Vaughn Taylor. Augusta native Vaughn Taylor wasn’t sure he was ever going to get a chance to play in the Masters again
  4/4/2016 1:43:00 PM
Our favorite merchandise at the 2016 Masters. Putter grips, paintings, performance hats and...gnomes?
  4/4/2016 12:44:00 PM
Trump encouraged Shell Houston Open winner Herman to give Tour another shot. 
  4/4/2016 8:58:00 AM
9 Things Augusta National Doesn’t Want To Talk About. From membership policies to course maintenance, the topics you won’t hear much about when you watch the Masters.
  4/3/2016 9:42:00 PM
Tiger Woods’ agent says he "absolutely" expects his client to play this year. Tiger Woods’ agent says he "absolutely" expects his client to play this year
  4/2/2016 2:51:00 PM
Masters: The Making of Grand Master Jordan Spieth. With his coveted combination of charm, manners, intelligence, fearlessness and skill, JORDAN Spite’s arrival has been heralded with all manner of hyperbole.

“The last time we had a child like this there were three wise men and a donkey involved,” said David Feherty, the irreverent golf analyst.

Nobody devotes as many resources to covering the Masters as the hometown paper, the Augusta Chronicle. Here’s the Chronicle’s profile of the reigning champion.
  4/2/2016 3:10:00 AM
Delaware court denies appeal in golf course development case. 
  3/31/2016 4:30:00 PM
Herron’s Masters scripting: Bee suit, hoverboard. For the third straight year, Tim Herron has graciously allowed the public a peek at his wardrobe for Masters week.
  3/31/2016 8:50:00 AM
Finchem’s legacy filled with far more highs than lows. Tim Finchem will step aside, at some point, as PGA Tour commissioner. Looking back, his career has been a success.
  3/31/2016 8:44:00 AM
Documentary on Nicklaus’ ’86 Masters win debuts April 5. Premiering on Tuesday, April 5 at 9pm ET, Golf Channel Films will present ’86, chronicling Jack Nicklaus’ come-from-behind victory to secure his record 18th and final major in the 1986 Masters. Don’t miss it!
  3/31/2016 8:40:00 AM
An open letter on life from Annika Sorenstam to her daughter Ava. 
  3/30/2016 6:31:00 PM
Annika Sorenstam named European Solheim Cup captain, setting up showdown with lo. Annika Sorenstam named Solheim Cup captain, setting up showdown with longtime rival Juli Inkster
  3/30/2016 1:42:00 PM
WGHOF changes: Must be 50; Jack replaces Arnie on committee. The World Golf Hall of Fame announced Wednesday two significant changes to its induction process.
  3/30/2016 1:02:00 PM
What happened to Tiger? It’s the most vexing question in sports. 
  3/29/2016 9:00:00 PM
Here are the different ways Tiger’s Masters week might play out. Here are the different ways Tiger’s Masters week might play out
  3/29/2016 12:48:00 PM
Q&A with Jordan’s brother, Steven Spieth on golf, hoops, family. 
  3/29/2016 9:29:00 AM
Masters: Jim Nantz opens up on Masters, traveling 245 days a year. 
  3/29/2016 9:24:00 AM
Masters: Your guide to the premium Augusta experience. 
  3/26/2016 6:03:00 PM
Tiger’s failed N.C. course site on market for $24 million. Tiger Woods’ first signature course in the U.S. opened earlier this month to rave reviews, which is better than his other attempt.
  3/25/2016 7:35:00 AM
U.S. Open at Oakmont CC nearing sellout. 
  3/24/2016 8:47:00 PM
Daniel Berger whiffs, loses to Phil Mickelson, and gets hurt in one odd sequence. Daniel Berger whiffs, loses to Phil Mickelson, and gets hurt in one odd sequence
  3/24/2016 5:39:00 PM
Britney (Spears!) posts picture from backyard green. I have an important question: What is Britney doing with her life? Is she a golf fan? Oh, I’m sure she is.
  3/24/2016 3:22:00 PM
Augusta National security tightened for Masters in wake of terrorist a. Augusta National security tightened for Masters in wake of terrorist attacks
  3/24/2016 2:47:00 PM
Garment bag company makes creative, emotional video pitch to green jacket winner. Garment bag company makes creative, emotional video pitch to green jacket winners
  3/24/2016 1:51:00 PM
Masters Countdown: Why does Augusta National have two head pros?. The real reason Augusta National Golf Club has two pros.
  3/24/2016 12:59:00 AM
The Shark’s Collapse, 20 Years Later. In an excerpt from new book, Win at Losing, a look at Greg Norman’s collapse in the ’96 Masters and how it ended up benefiting him.
  3/23/2016 3:55:00 PM
Derek Jeter wants everyone to know what REALLY happened in his match against Pre. Derek Jeter wants everyone to know what really happened in his match against President Obama
  3/23/2016 8:17:00 AM
Americans want to play golf - until they try it. What is golf doing wrong?. 
  3/22/2016 8:27:00 PM
Watch Bill Murray find out his son has never seen "Caddyshack". Watch Bill Murray find out his son has never seen "Caddyshack"
  3/22/2016 5:15:00 PM
Edgmont CC will call it quits on Easter Sunday. Just before the start of what might have been the most glorious golf season to date for the members of Edgmont Country Club, the course will cease operations.

The buyer is a site developer who members say will turn the course into residential housing. But with planning and zoning, that could take years.

The Delco Times has details.
  3/20/2016 8:12:00 AM
Clarke: I'll upset friends for Ryder Cup win. Clarke: I'll upset friends for Ryder Cup win
  3/19/2016 4:59:00 PM
Poulter heckler gets fired from job. The man who heckled Ian Poulter at the Valspar Championship and then continued to harass him on Twitter has been fired by his employer, Florida newspaper The Ledger reported.
  3/19/2016 4:59:00 PM
Se Ri Pak ready to retire, start new chapter . Se Ri Pak returned to competition for the first time in nine months, and then she announced her impending retirement.
  3/19/2016 12:38:00 AM
Trump got big tax breaks on Jersey golf course. 
  3/19/2016 12:38:00 AM
Heron Glen Golf Course. When you pull into the parking lot at Heron Glen GC, there is nothing that suggests you are in for a very good day of golf.

It’s a muni, and if appearances mean anything, it’s doubtful that any politician will be indicted any time soon for having squandered taxpayer money on a posh clubhouse.

  3/16/2016 9:51:00 PM
PGA of America cancels Grand Slam event. The PGA of America has decided to permanently cancel the Grand Slam of Golf event.
  3/16/2016 9:51:00 PM
Finchem reiterates he may get extension as commish. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem had suggested in the past that his current contract with the circuit, which runs through June, may not be his last.
  3/16/2016 9:18:00 AM - By PGA Champions Tour Staff
John Daly commits to Senior Players at Cricket Club. The fan favorite with more baggage than a Samsonite outlet will be in the field when the best senior golfers in the world descend on The Philadelphia Cricket Club, June 7-12.

“I’m looking forward to competing in the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship,” said Daly, who turns 50 on April 28. “There is a wonderful fan base in Philadelphia, with some of the most loyal fans across all sports. It should be a great week.”
  3/14/2016 7:51:00 PM
Masters Countdown: How Augusta National almost built a miniature version of itse. Masters Countdown: How Augusta National almost built a miniature version of itself
  3/14/2016 5:58:00 PM
Projected Olympic Golf Fields. Projected fields for the men’s and women’s golf competitions in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Qualifying ends July 11
  3/14/2016 3:33:00 PM
Some guy’s wife won’t let him play Kapalua, so his friend set up a GoFundMe page. Some guy’s wife won’t let him play Kapalua, so his friend set up a GoFundMe page for him
  3/14/2016 3:00:00 PM
Tiger Woods reportedly scouts Tennessee area for his next golf course. The 14-time major winner is making his name known as a golf designer.
  3/14/2016 11:42:00 AM
Trump removed Tiger photos from Lefty’s villa. Trump removed Tiger photos from Lefty’s villa
  3/13/2016 12:24:00 PM
Former PGA president Ted Bishop tells his side of story in upcoming book. 
  3/13/2016 12:20:00 PM
Haas leads Valspar through 54; Spieth 6 back. Bill Haas, who has three top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour since the beginning of December, shot a 4-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead in the Valspar Championship.
  3/13/2016 12:20:00 PM
Social media a tough balancing act for stars. It’s rare for athletes not to use social media. But that use comes with a price - the almost irresistible urge to read comments.
  3/13/2016 12:20:00 PM
Wahlberg makes hole-in-one with McIlroy’s golf ball. The upcoming summer exhibition match involving Rory McIlroy and Mark Wahlberg just keeps getting more intriguing.
  3/13/2016 12:20:00 PM
Woods reflective in latest website post. Tiger Woods is in a reflective mood these days, if his latest entry on his website is any indication.
  3/13/2016 12:20:00 PM
Rocha: Olympic Golf Course ’perfect’ and ’pristine’. Alexandre Rocha described the beleaguered Olympic Golf Course as “perfect” after playing the first competitive round there Tuesday.
  3/12/2016 8:06:00 PM
Thanks to tips from dad, Bill Haas holds 54-hole Valspar lead. Bill Haas father, former PGA Tour pro Jay Haas, has given his son some tips this week, and they’ve helped Bill into the 54-hole lead at the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course.
  3/9/2016 10:08:00 PM
Drug in Sharapova case not yet banned by PGA Tour. The substance tennis star Maria Sharapova tested positive for and prompted the Russian’s provisional suspension would not currently lead to a similar violation on the PGA Tour.
  3/9/2016 10:08:00 PM
How far can Trump drive the ball? Lexi has the answer. As a member of Donald Trump’s golf club in West Palm Beach, Lexi Thompson has plenty of perks – like occassionally playing rounds with the owner and GOP front-runner for president.
  3/9/2016 10:08:00 PM
Nine-player test event held Tuesday at Olympic site. A test event is being held Tuesday at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, site of golf’s return to the Olympic Games in August. Check out some images.
  3/9/2016 11:37:00 AM
Palmer, 86, could have lessened role next week at Bay Hill. Palmer, 86, could have lessened role next week at Bay Hill
  3/9/2016 11:23:00 AM
USGA sets 12 sectional qualifiers for 2016 U.S. Open. The USGA has announced its 10 U.S. and two international sectional qualifying sites for the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.
  3/8/2016 7:51:00 AM
Greg Norman talks Fox ouster, Medalist Club, life, Trump and Tiger. 
Caddies appeal after district judge dismisses case. Attorney’s for 168 PGA Tour caddies have filed an appeal after a district court judge previously dismissed their case against the PGA Tour.
  3/6/2016 9:19:00 PM
Trump arrives to much fanfare at Doral, talks Tour future with Finchem. As the controversial presidential hopeful has dominated the spotlight, questions have risen if the Tour will leave Trump National Doral.
  3/6/2016 12:06:00 PM
R.I.P. Bud Hansen, Montco golf course owner, developer. 

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