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  10/29/2014 9:05:00 AM
Timeline: Ted Bishop's PGA presidency.  A timeline of key events during the presidency of the PGA of America by Ted Bishop.
 
  10/29/2014 9:05:00 AM
#LikeAGirl video taking off in wake of Bishop backlash.  Procter & Gamble didn’t commission its #LikeAGirl video in response to the Ted Bishop-Ian Poulter dust-up, but the controversy created by the (now former) PGA of America president derisively calling the British golfer a "Lil Girl" on social media has put the female-empowering video back in the spotlight.
 
  10/29/2014 8:58:00 AM
Political ads on Golf Channel 93% Republican. 
 
  10/29/2014 1:00:00 AM
Judge Gives Rio 5 Days to Make Decision on Olympic Golf Course Changes. A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games.
 
  10/29/2014 1:00:00 AM
Ted Bishop: I Shouldn’t Have Been Fired Over ’Lil Girl’ Tweet. 

Former PGA of America President Ted Bishop apologized for his “lil girl” tweet about Ian Poulter but said he did not deserve to be fired over the offence in an appearance on Golf Channel this morning. Bishop was contrite and appeared especially pained that his actions on social media will overshadow his record as an advocate for women in golf. However, he was also critical of the PGA of America’s reaction to the controversy.

 
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  10/28/2014 7:07:00 PM
Michael Jordan just burned Keegan Bradley on Twitter. Michael Jordan took over the Charlotte Hornets Twitter account on Tuesday. Keegan Bradley noticed, so he decided it was a good time to give MJ some grief about his golf game..@hornets MJ how does it...
 
  10/28/2014 6:02:00 PM
Phila PGA: Dave Quinn named Player of Year at Fall Meeting. 
 
  10/28/2014 3:07:00 PM
Dan Jenkins receives the 2015 Old Tom Morris Award. The Old Tom Morris Award is given annually by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America to a person who, according to its website, "through a continuing lifetime commitment to the game of golf, has...
 
  10/28/2014 1:54:00 PM
John Daly becomes the latest athlete to look tiny next to Yao Ming. John Daly will proudly join the list of elite athletes who have looked tiny posing for a photo next to 7’6" retired basketball star Yao Ming. The two met at China’s Mission Hills resort where...
 
  10/28/2014 11:37:00 AM
Ted Bishop shows remorse in social-media slip. Ousted PGA of America president Ted Bishop spent Tuesday morning inside the studios of Golf Channel in Orlando trying to explain how two regretful messages expressed across two social-media platforms late last week have thrown his near four-decade career as a PGA professional into turmoil. Ousted PGA of America president Ted Bi
 
  10/28/2014 12:52:00 AM
This guy got so unlucky in the finals of the World Crazy Golf Championship. Competitive mini-golf events span all across the United States and Great Britain, and people actually travel from different countries to play in the tournaments.That was the case at the 2014 World Crazy Golf Championship on October 25th...
 
  10/27/2014 9:41:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Should the PGA Have Fired Ted Bishop? Plus, the Scariest Shot. 
Did PGA of America president Ted Bishop deserve to be fired -- and erased from PGA history -- over calling Ian Poulter a ‘lil girl.’ Our Tour Confidential roundtable on Bishop’s Twitter disaster, the scariest shot in golf and favorite munis.
 
  10/27/2014 4:00:00 AM
The End of Ted Bishop’s PGA Reign. The behind-the-scenes story of the crazy 22 hours that ultimately led to the dismissal of the controversial PGA of America president
 
  10/27/2014 12:04:00 AM
John Daly plays golf with Jessica Alba, proves to everyone that chicks still dig. As part of the Mission Hills World Celebrity Pro-Am in China last week, Jessica Alba played golf with John Daly. Alba told Golf Digest back in 2007 that she’s a 22 handicap, and that she...
 
  10/24/2014 10:21:00 PM
Bishop releases statement following 'impeachment'.  Following his removal as the president of the PGA of America, Ted Bishop released a statement in which he termed his ousting an "impeachment."
 
  10/24/2014 10:20:00 PM
Bamberger: The Real Ted Bishop. His legacy may paint him as a fool, or worse, but the real man is anything but that.
 
  10/24/2014 5:43:00 PM
PGA ousts prez for Poulter ’girl’ comments . Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.
 
  10/24/2014 5:00:00 PM
Ted Bishop Fired As PGA President. Visit ESPN.com for the complete story.
 
  10/24/2014 3:56:00 PM
Book Review: Draw in the Dunes -- The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish that Shocked. Each week GolfDigest.com will highlight a golf book that it finds of interest to readers. This week is: Draw in the Dunes: The 1969 Ryder Cup and the Finish that Shocked the World, by...
 
  10/24/2014 8:26:00 AM
Poulter bristles at Bishop's 'Lil Girl' tweet.  Ian Poulter and PGA of America president Ted Bishop have locked horns over Bishop calling Poulter a "Lil Girl" for criticizing Nick Faldo.
 
  10/23/2014 10:54:00 PM
PGA president Ted Bishop defends Faldo, calls Poulter ‘lil girl’. PGA of America president Ted Bishop, no stranger to controversy, entered another one via Twitter on Thursday, lashing out at Ian Poulter and calling him “lil girl” for comments he made about Nick Faldo in...
 
  10/23/2014 5:02:00 PM
This viral golf photo speaks volumes about the separation of two worlds. Golf often is a place to escape life’s realities, but a Spanish course couldn’t avoid them as it became the backdrop for a dramatic photo making its way around the Internet Thursday. The image...
 
  10/23/2014 2:57:00 PM
The USA Basketball blueprint the PGA should follow.  Suggestions have been made that the PGA should follow the USA Basketball model for Ryder Cup success.
 
  10/23/2014 2:56:00 PM
The Coolest -- and Longest -- 3-Foot Putt You’ll Ever See. Instead of making a simple 3-foot putt while playing the ninth hole at The Golf House Club, Elie in Fife, Scotland, this golfer tried something a little different; aiming straight up the hill to have the ball track slowly, effortlessly, into the hole.
 
  10/23/2014 2:56:00 PM
Irish Retiree Could Face $630,000 Bill After Losing Sandbagging Lawsuit. An Irish retiree who sued his golf club for defaming him over cheating on his handicap is facing legal bills of over $650,000.
 
  10/23/2014 11:40:00 AM
Tom Watson resurfaces from Ryder Cup exile at the World Series. Longtime Kansas City Royals fan Tom Watson has kept a low profile since his less-than-stellar Ryder Cup captaincy and the ensuing brouhaha over his communication skills. But the Kansas native resurfaced at Game 2...
 
  10/22/2014 4:21:00 PM
Recalling the rarest of breeds: A newspaperman who brought down one president an. The Internet has been overflowing with tributes to Ben Bradlee, the charismatic former executive editor of the Washington Post who died Tuesday at 93. Bradlee was arguably the most important newspaper editor in history, presiding...
 
  10/22/2014 11:47:00 AM
Donald Trump: Trump National-Philadelphia is as good as Pine Valley. No interview with Donald Trump is every boring, and certainly not this one in Golf Digest in which he discusses his growing golf empire, which includes the local course formerly known as Pine Hill.

Trump: It is as good as Pine Valley, if not better.

GD: Do you really believe that?

Trump: Yes, I really believe it. And if you went there, you would say it, too. And everybody that goes there says it.
 
  10/22/2014 8:48:00 AM
Bamberger: PGA of America’s Ryder Cup Task Force Is All Wrong for Team USA. Try as it might to fix Team USA’s Ryder Cup woes, the PGA of America got it all wrong by empaneling an 11-member task force. The simple solution: Scrap the marketing hype, and go back to treating the event as what it is, writes Michael Bamberger.
 
  10/21/2014 9:50:00 AM
Tiger Woods Starts Hitting Balls Again, Feels ’Pretty Good’ and Plans Return in . 

Tiger’s back on the range. Woods started hitting balls again last week, according to a report by USA TODAY Sports. He’s hitting past the type of shots he had been restricted to – chipping, putting – to fuller, stronger ones.

 
  10/21/2014 9:50:00 AM
Tour Confidential: What Should We Expect From Tiger the Course Designer? Plus, t. 
What should we expect from Tiger Woods as a course designer? Our roundtable on Tiger’s Bluejack National, the 2015 Hall of Fame Class and whether the PGA belongs in the Ryder Cup business.
 
  10/21/2014 9:50:00 AM
Ian Poulter Says European Players Lost Respect for Nick Faldo After He Called Se. 
According to The Telegraph, Ryder Cup stalwart Ian Poulter lashed out at Sir Nick Faldo, who captained the Euros to a 16.5-11.5 loss to the Americans at Valhalla in 2008, in his newly-published book, No Limits: My Autobiography.
 
  10/20/2014 5:32:00 PM
Watch The Caddy Girls get turned down on ABC’s "Shark Tank". For the second time in a month, golf played a large role in ABC’s "Shark Tank." This time, however, there wasn’t as happy of an ending. Meghan Tarmey went on Friday’s episode to pitch her...
 
  10/19/2014 9:18:00 PM
Jack Nicklaus Defends Tom Watson, Calls Ryder Cup Task Force ’Overkill’. Nicklaus Defends Watson, Calls Task Force 'Overkill'
 
  10/18/2014 2:46:00 PM
Golf Channel cable leader in percentage of Republican political ads. If you’ve been watching television at all of late, you might have noticed that there are elections coming up given the proliferation of political ads appearing. A company, Echelon Insights, analyzed more than $1 billion...
 
  10/18/2014 2:36:00 PM
Hole-in-1-2-3: 81-year-old aces 3 in 3 days. DeBonis hit a hole-in-one on three consecutive days while on a golf trip with friends to the Grand Strand region near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
 
  10/16/2014 6:49:00 PM
New Hall Of Famer A.W. Tillinghast was golf’s original most interesting ma. Sure, A.W. Tillinghast is irrefutably one of the greatest course designers. He varied his styles, was never boring and influenced countless major championships with his artistry at everywhere from the giants (Winged Foot, Baltusrol, Bethpage,...
 
  10/15/2014 9:04:00 PM
NBC Extends Johnny Miller’s Contract Through 2017. NBC Extends Johnny Miller Through 2017
 
  10/15/2014 1:10:00 PM
Did Bubba Watson get a tattoo on one of his fingers?. Twitter user and golf blogger @Tap_In_Golf pointed out something interesting Wednesday on Twitter. It showed two pictures -- one of Bubba Watson at the Masters this year and the other at the PGA Grand Slam...
 
  10/15/2014 10:14:00 AM
In honor of Esquire's 'Sexiest Alive': Golf's sexiest.  Check out golf’s sexiest in honor of Esquire naming their ’Sexiest Woman Alive.’
 
  10/15/2014 12:51:00 AM
Missing Links: ’Is Tiger Woods losing his appeal?’ And Miguel Angel Jimenez: A R. Stories of interest you might have missed? “Is Tiger Woods losing his appeal, is the lure of the greatest player of his generation not as valuable as it used to to be?” James Corrigan asks...
 
  10/15/2014
Here’s the rub on when to get a massage. The sport of golf almost single-handedly keeps licensed massage therapists in business. Strained backs, sore necks, tired feet are all common battle scars that a good massage can help. But what kind of massage is...
 
  10/14/2014 5:56:00 AM
Tiger, Phil join U.S. Ryder Cup ’task force’. The PGA of America has created an 11-member task force to look into every aspect of the Ryder Cup.
 
  10/13/2014 11:55:00 PM
It’s that time of year: Titleist introduces new Pro V1, Pro V1x in Las Vegas. When Titleist golf ball players arrived at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Monday there was a sense of excitement as well as déjà vu. That’s because Titleist had stuffed several dozen balls in plain,...
 
  10/13/2014 6:00:00 PM
Weird golf news of the week: Georgia residents fight for increased golf cart rig. Owning golf carts has become commonplace in Chatham County, Ga. Unfortunately, for most residents, the use of those vehicles away from the golf course is for the most part illegal. At least, for now. Residents...
 
  10/13/2014 5:00:00 PM
You probably don’t know who the most powerful person in golf is (sorry Donald, i. Golf Inc. magazine has come out with its annual ranking of "The Most Powerful People In Golf", which, it should be noted, will not be confused with a ranking of the most famous people in...
 
  10/13/2014 4:00:00 PM
This is how to enjoy golf, according to a 9-year-old girl. Reddit user Unismoker says that he’s taken his daughter to the course a couple of times now, and apparently it left a lasting impression, because she’s come up with a new set of rules.The list, titled...
 
  10/13/2014 9:29:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Is Sang-moon Bae Asia’s Next Great Golf Star? Plus, the Wrapa. South Korea's Sang-moon Bae kicked off the 2014-15 PGA Tour season with a two-shot victory at the Frys.com Open. Our panel debates Bae's potential, the Tour's wraparound schedule and this year's breakout star.
 
  10/13/2014 9:29:00 AM
Greg Norman May Never Play Golf Again After Chainsaw Accident. Greg Norman is unsure whether he'll be able to play golf again following a chainsaw accident that nearly cost him his left hand in September.
 
  10/11/2014 8:51:00 AM
LeBron James Replaces Tiger Woods as Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Brand. The numbers are in: Tiger Woods is no longer the most valuable sports brand in the world after a seven year run, according to a study by Forbes magazine.?
 
  10/11/2014 8:44:00 AM
Poulter's 'old family home' on sale for $1.3M.  Have an extra $1.3 million sitting around? Ian Poulter’s got a spare house he’s looking to unload.
 
  10/11/2014 8:44:00 AM
Chamblee: Phil's claims of lone-wolf captaincy 'not true'.  Phil Mickelson claimed that no player was involved in a decision at Gleneagles. Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee said Wednesday on the John Feinstein Show that that wasn’t necessarily true.
 
  10/11/2014 8:44:00 AM
Nike Golf's president Davis retiring from company.  Cindy Davis, Nike Golf’s president since 2008, announced Tuesday that she plans to retire from the company.
 
  10/11/2014 8:44:00 AM
Eighty juniors qualify for Drive, Chip and Putt finals.  Eighty junior golfers have advanced to the finals of the second annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship to be played at Augusta National on April 5, the Sunday before the Masters.
 
  10/10/2014 3:14:00 PM
Weird golf news of the week: Man loses 83-day court appeal over handicap dispute. This might be the weird golf news story to top all weird golf news stories in 2014. We’ll start with the basics. On Thursday, Thomas Talbot, a retired insurance official in Dublin was denied an...
 
  10/9/2014 7:28:00 PM
The Most Interesting Man’s English Skills An Issue!?. Brian Keogh lets a reflective Paul McGinley talk about a variety of post-Ryder Cup topics, though the winning Captain avoided commenting on the Team USA soap opera and former buddy Darren Clarke, a leading candidate...
 
  10/9/2014 6:56:00 PM
Golf coach gets 27 years in molestation case. A popular northern California golf teacher convicted of molesting his students and plotting to kill them from jail was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in state prison.
 
  10/9/2014 3:44:00 PM
Philadelphia celebrates Johnny McDermott Day. 
 
  10/8/2014 8:05:00 AM
Phil Mickelson Should Captain the 2016 Ryder Cup Team at Hazeltine, Plus the Van. Now that the dust has settled over the Tom Watson-Phil Mickelson fiasco, one thing is certain: Team USA needs help, and Lefty thinks he has the answer, so let's have him lead the Americans in 2016, writes Gary Van Sickle.
 
  10/8/2014 8:05:00 AM
Bill Haas, Not Webb Simpson, Was Originally a Captain’s Pick for Ryder Cup. 

Bill Haas was Captain Tom Watson’s original third pick for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team before an impassioned, last-minute plea from Webb Simpson changed his mind.

 
  10/8/2014 8:05:00 AM
Brandt Snedeker Dubs Skeet Shooting ’Too Easy,’ Knocks Skeet Down With a 4-Iron. Brandt Snedeker is a good shot, both on and off the golf course. So what happens with he combines his love of golf with his affinity for skeet shooting?
 
  10/8/2014 3:00:00 AM
Nike Golf president Cindy Davis retires. Cindy Davis, the first woman to be named president of a major golf equipment company and still the highest ranking female executive in the game, announced her retirement as president of Nike Golf Tuesday afternoon.Nike...
 
  10/7/2014 10:54:00 PM
Lee Trevino selling house he ‘was meant to be in’; listing price is . Lee Trevino has come far in life, notwithstanding that he lives only a few miles from where he grew up in Dallas. He grew up poor, but now, at 74, he’s selling his house, listing...
 
  10/7/2014 7:45:00 PM
PGA of America creating special task force to address Ryder Cup issues. The process of overhauling the U.S. Ryder Cup system already began taking shape during the long plane ride home from Scotland. It was then, following another dispiriting loss to the Europeans, that PGA of America...
 
  10/7/2014 4:54:00 PM
The "regular" guy on the cover of Men’s Health was just hanging with Phil Mickel. Noah Galloway is an army veteran who lost two limbs while serving in Iraq in 2005. He’s also the first reader to land on the cover of Men’s Health magazine, and it turns out...
 
  10/7/2014 3:16:00 PM
The Grind: A Ryder Cup reality TV show, Tiger’s terrible jeans, and Lexi shows o. Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we feel a Ryder Cup reality TV show should be in the works. You’ve got players sweating out if they’re going to be in the lineup. You’ve...
 
  10/7/2014 2:36:00 PM
Public courses in New Jersey survive changing times. 
 
  10/7/2014 12:47:00 AM
This guy is so bad at golf, and it’s painfully funny. On YouTube there’s a video titled simply: "Brian’s entire golf career in two mintues [SIC]". It’s not an inspirational time lapse of a beginner-turned-scratch handicap, or an older golfer recounting his life on the links....
 
  10/6/2014 10:39:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Did Tom Watson Owe the U.S. Ryder Cup Team an Apology?. Was Tom Watson's apology to the U.S. Ryder Cup team necessary? Our Tour Confidential panel on Captain Watson's mea culpa, Phil Mickelson's Ryder Cup future, and the chances of a Tiger Woods-Steve Williams reunion.
 
  10/6/2014 10:39:00 AM
Man with way too much time on his hands breaks longest-club record.  If this contest is looking for a theme song, I will submit Lamb Chop’s "The Song That Doesn’t End."
 
  10/6/2014 10:39:00 AM
Quotes of the Week: October 5, 2014.  From a hungover Jamie Donaldson to an apologetic Tom Watson, enjoy this edition of Quotes of the Week.
 
  10/5/2014 7:58:00 AM
Baltusrol joins Merion, Oakmont and Pinehurst as National Historic Landmarks. 
 
  10/4/2014 6:05:00 PM - By PGA of America
PGA releases Open letter from Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson. 
 
  10/4/2014 8:45:00 AM
Watson lost his locker room well before presser.  The road to the ugly post-Ryder Cup news conference leads back to last Saturday.
 
  10/4/2014 8:45:00 AM
Tiger's event to be held at TPC Potomac in '17.  The Quicken Loans National – Tiger Woods’ D.C.-area tournament – will be held at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in 2017, it was announced Thursday.
 
  10/4/2014 8:45:00 AM
What to call Woods' signature sandwich?.  While not much about ’The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club’ is known at this time, Tiger won’t have any trouble filling out a menu.
 
  10/4/2014 8:43:00 AM
Ryder Cup TV Broadcast Gets Lowest Sunday Ratings Since 1991. Television ratings for last weekend’s Ryder Cup just about hit rock bottom.

 

According to a Sports Business Daily report, Sunday’s overnight rating of 1.8 (measured from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EDT) is the lo

 
  10/4/2014 2:05:00 AM
What led up to Mickelson’s blunt assessment of Watson’s captaincy. Phil Mickelson’s candid and blunt assessment of U.S. Ryder Cup fortunes was in response to, among other things, captain Tom Watson’s approach to what was supposed to be a Saturday night team-bonding session that turned ugly, sources told ESPN.com.
 
  10/3/2014 4:52:00 PM
Billy Walters sells home with ’best short-game area I’ve ever seen’ at bargain p. What is the value of a house that comes with a short-game practice area designed by short-game guru Dave Pelz? It’s $14.3 million when attached to a 21,000 square-foot house on nine acres in Rancho...
 
  10/3/2014 3:28:00 PM
Bill Simmons is taking advantage of his mandated time off from ESPN to work on h. Bill Simmons’ three-week suspension from ESPN for calling NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a liar and for daring his company to penalize him has drawn a lot of attention -- and sympathy (#FreeSimmons has become...
 
  10/2/2014 8:32:00 PM
This hockey player makes the glass-break challenge look really easy. Retired NHL player Trevor Linden took a crack at a glass-break challenge similar to the one associated with Golf Channel’s "Big Break" at a recent golf outing. Only, he used a hockey stick and puck...
 
  10/1/2014 7:31:00 PM
Steve Williams Says He Would Be Open to Caddying for Tiger Woods Part-Time. Stevie Says He's Open To Caddying For Tiger Again
 
  10/1/2014 4:18:00 PM
Golf Club Used to Slaughter 920 Chickens on California Farm. Over 900 chickens from a Fresno, California farm were brutally beaten to death with a golf club in September, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.
 
  10/1/2014 4:18:00 PM
Tiger Woods Tries a New ’Course’ -- ’The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club’ . 

Tiger Woods is going into the restaurant business.? On September 30, Woods announced he is opening the Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club in Jupiter, Fla.

 
  10/1/2014 4:18:00 PM
Rory McIlroy wins 2014 PGA Tour Player of the Year. McIlroy wins PGA Tour Player of the Year
 
  10/1/2014 4:18:00 PM
Ryder Cup Fallout and Your Questions Answered in the Van Cynical Mailbag. Our Gary Van Sickle examines the continuing fallout from Gleneagles and takes an extra deep dip into the mailbag to answer all of your Ryder Cup related questions.
 
  10/1/2014 4:18:00 PM
Australian Golf Pro Mark Allen Crashes Car During Live Radio Interview. A Ryder Cup radio-interview in Australia ended off with quite the bang on Sunday. Golf expert Mark Allen was chatting with Australia Sports Entertainment Network’s Kevin Bartlett when he crashed his car on-air.?
 
  10/1/2014 12:09:00 PM
Ohio State student who got body-slammed loses caddie scholarship. 
 
  9/30/2014 7:28:00 PM
Get ready for Mickelson National Golf Club. Now that the Ryder Cup is behind him (save for the Tom Watson controversy), it’s back to the drawing board, more or less, for Phil Mickelson: The design of a golf course that will carry...
 
  9/30/2014 8:29:00 AM
Azinger: U.S. can't have 'lone-wolf captains'.  The calls for Paul Azinger began shortly after the United States lost its third Ryder Cup in a row Sunday.
 
  9/30/2014 8:29:00 AM
Report cards: 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team. The GolfChannel.com team hands out grades to the United States team in the 2014 Ryder Cup.
 
  9/30/2014 8:28:00 AM
How to Fix the PGA of America’s Broken Ryder Cup System. If insanity is doing the same thing and expecting something new, the U.S. needs a rubber room.
 
  9/30/2014 8:28:00 AM
Team USA’s Ryder Cup Fortunes Won’t Be Reversed Without a Change in Philosophy. If any good can come out of the latest in a long line of U.S. disasters in the Ryder Cup, it would start with the PGA of America's acknowledging that it needs to radically change the system. Its braintrust should start with a call to Paul Azinger, writes SI's Alan Shipnuck.
 
  9/30/2014 8:28:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Why Does U.S. Keep Losing Ryder Cup? Plus Phil Mickelson Vs. . The PGA of America brought back legend Tom Watson to turn the Ryder Cup tide but ended up on the losing side again. Why can't Team USA beat Europe? Plus, our Confidential roundtable on Phil vs. Tom, and who should be the next U.S. captain.
 
  9/29/2014 9:12:00 AM
Back9Network launches today; is there room for two golf networks?. Four years after it was founded, Back9Network finally begins broadcasting today, and will do so not without some uncertainty. Is there room for a second golf network? "I wouldn’t have left a nice safe career...
 
  9/29/2014 8:44:00 AM
Phil Mickelson’s Dig at Tom Watson Highlights U.S. Ryder Cup Problem. How do you keep losing Ryder Cups again and again? As a team. You win as a team, you lose as a team. The Europeans excel at it, especially the winning part.

The Americans? They’ve got the losing part down. The team part? Sometimes, you wonder.

 
  9/29/2014 12:30:00 AM
Missing Links: ’It felt like...a funeral for American golf,’ and Mickelson, ’who. Stories of interest you might have missed? “Twelve American men and their broken old captain walked slowly into a marquee and proceeded to rip each other apart. It felt like a kind of funeral for...
 
  9/28/2014 10:19:00 PM
What They Said, What They Meant: Phil And Tom Edition!. We don’t want to overwork our What They Said/Meant algorithm too hard since the entire American Ryder Cup press conference might just implode our carefully crafted formula designed to occasionally interpret what pro golfers are...
 
  9/28/2014 7:20:00 PM
Chamblee calls Mickelson’s criticisms ’close to a one-man mutiny’. Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee slammed Phil Mickelson for his post-Ryder Cup comments, made with U.S. captain Tom Watson sitting on the same dais, calling it “as close to a one-man mutiny” that he’s ever seen....
 
  9/28/2014 6:50:00 PM
Phil Mickelson’s criticism of Tom Watson leads to the most awkward press confere. The week’s best drama at Gleneagles didn’t play out on the course, but in the media center following Europe’s latest win at the Ryder Cup. A disappointed U.S. team showed up for their joint press...
 
  9/28/2014 6:25:00 PM - By Pine Valley Staff
Crump Cup: Michael Muehr from Virginia wins 90th Cup. 
 
  9/28/2014 4:37:00 PM
Johnny Miller downplays captain’s role, others lobby for Azinger, Couples. NBC’s Johnny Miller downplayed the role of Ryder Cup captains, even as others began lobbying on behalf of those they believe can help bring an end to the U.S. malaise. (Getty Images photo) “I’d like...
 
  9/28/2014 3:52:00 PM
The Grades Are in for Captains McGinley and Watson, and Only One Is A Star Stude. Only one of this year's Ryder Cup captains is making the grade, and it's not Tom Watson.
 
  9/27/2014 10:16:00 PM
Faldo explains 'useless' comment about Garcia.  Nick Faldo defended his television commentary that Sergio Garcia was ’’useless’’ in the 2008 Ryder Cup, saying the Spaniard had emotional and physical problems at Valhalla and even told Faldo that he did not want to play.
 
  9/27/2014 8:32:00 PM
On Golf: A Captain’s Detachment Leads to Uncertainty on the Course. Even if the Americans can erase a 10-6 deficit in the Sunday singles, the flaws in Watson’s captaincy in the Ryder Cup will not be easily forgotten.
 
  9/27/2014 7:31:00 PM - By Pine Valley Staff
Crump Cup: Semi-final matches set for Sunday. 
 
  9/27/2014 7:16:00 PM
Weary Watson Left Reeling as His Plans Backfire. If Tom Watson needed an early night after Friday’s Ryder Cup setback he is going to need medicinal fortification on Saturday after another foursomes drubbing that left his U.S. team 10-6 down.
 
  9/27/2014 5:33:00 PM
Europe succeeds in sucking the wind out of the Americans once again. GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- Momentum, as participants past and present never tire of reiterating, is the 13th man in every Ryder Cup team. And the second day of the 40th biennial contest between Europe and the...
 
  9/27/2014 2:32:00 PM
Phil Mickelson on sitting out Saturday afternoon at the Ryder Cup: "Whatever it . GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- For the first time in 20 years, Phil Mickelson, the man who has played more Ryder Cup matches than any other American, was held out of both the four-ball and foursomes...
 
  9/27/2014 8:54:00 AM - By Pine Valley Staff
Crump Cup: Qualifying Results. 
 
  9/26/2014 11:34:00 AM
Those U.S. sweaters look familiar for a reason. What’s the deal with those retro sweaters the U.S. team debuted Friday morning at Gleneagles?They’re a variation of the sweaters the U.S. team wore in 1993 at the Belfry -- which, in addition, to being...
 
  9/26/2014 10:31:00 AM
GIF: The first Phil Mickelson-Keegan Bradley butt slap of the week. The slap happened on the 10th hole, when Keegan Bradley holed a clutch birdie putt to put him and Phil Mickelson 2 up over Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy. It was a tough match --...
 
  9/26/2014 9:32:00 AM
Final-hole dramatics give U.S. early 1-point lead.  With two stunning twists at the 18th hole the U.S. team took control of the Ryder Cup and will carry a 2 ½-to-1 ½-point advantage into the afternoon foursomes session.
 
  9/26/2014 9:30:00 AM
Ryder Cup: Live Scoring. 
 
  9/26/2014 8:36:00 AM
GIF: Ian Poulter misses a very short putt in the Ryder Cup, loses big to Reed an. A little something for all the Americans who woke up early to watch the Ryder Cup. The GIF is courtesy of Adam Sarson, whose blog is compiling a bunch of GIFs throughout the Ryder Cup....
 
  9/26/2014 12:23:00 AM
So you want to go to the Ryder Cup? Good luck actually seeing anything. GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- If you had a ticket to the Friday four-ball session at the Ryder Cup, you naturally had an interest in checking out the marquee pairing of the morning: Rory McIlroy and Sergio...
 
  9/25/2014 8:21:00 AM
VIDEO: Coatesvile HS golfer makes two holes-in-one in match at Inniscrone. 
 
  9/24/2014 11:13:00 AM
It’s official! Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson are having a baby. Dustin Johnson’s fiance and Golf Digest cover girl Paulina Gretzky announced via her Instagram account late Tuesday evening that the pair are having a baby."@djohnsonpga & i are so excited to finally share with you all...
 
  9/24/2014 8:15:00 AM
Ryder Cup: U.S. doesn’t agree with underdog label.  Many believe the U.S. team is the Ryder Cup underdog. Don’t tell that to the Americans.
 
  9/24/2014 8:00:00 AM
Tom Watson Says U.S. Ryder Cup Team Needs to Make Amends for Loss at Medinah. Watson: U.S. Ryder Cuppers Must Redeem 2012 Loss
 
  9/24/2014 7:55:00 AM
After 80 years, Meadow Brook GC in Chester County closes. 
 
  9/23/2014 6:46:00 PM
Man tries to hit a fish with a golf club, fails. Outside of the Ryder Cup, it’s been a strange week for golfers. First a man snapped all of his clubs in a fit of rage, and then a different man tried to kill an innocent fish...
 
  9/23/2014 4:50:00 PM
PGA of America President Ted Bishop copies Rickie Fowler, gets "USA" shaved on h. Yes, really."I thought it was great," Tom Watson said in his press conference. "I thought it was terrific. It brings a spirit, a light spirit to the team and I wouldn’t be surprised if, heck, even [PGA...
 
  9/23/2014 2:16:00 PM
The Back9 Network’s newest personality once gave the most mystifying beauty page. Why does the name Caite Upton sound familiar? No, not KATE Upton. We’re talking about one of the upstart Back9 Network’s newest personalities, who will be co-hosting a new show, "Off Par", with comedian and...
 
  9/23/2014 10:05:00 AM
Pine Valley opens doors for Crump Cup, Sunday, Sept. 28. The forecast for Sunday is sunny and warm, which should make for a special final day of the 90th Crump Cup, the one day of the year when Pine Valley Golf Club opens it doors to the general public.

If you’ve always wanted to get an up-close look at the course that golf magazines agree is the No. 1 in America and maybe the world, this is your chance.

Just remember: Cameras, video, photographs and cell phones will not be permitted.
 
  9/22/2014 4:27:00 PM
Video: Engraged golfer breaks all his clubs: (Warning - Rated R). 
 
  9/22/2014 8:32:00 AM
Feherty: Euros under more pressure than Americans.  The Europeans have a different relationship with the Ryder Cup, and it’s integral to their domination of the event the last two decades.
 
  9/22/2014 8:32:00 AM
Nicklaus on Woods: 'He's the best'.  In a recent anecdote, Jack Nicklaus was described as saying, ’He’s the best,’ while watching Tiger Woods play earlier in his career.
 
  9/22/2014 8:26:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Can Team USA Pull Off a Ryder Cup Upset? Plus, All-Male Clubs. 
The U.S. team featuring Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson are big underdogs at this week's Ryder Cup. Can they pull off the upset? Our roundtable on who will win in Scotland, which players are on the hot seat, and whether Tiger Woods should coach himself.
 
  9/22/2014 8:26:00 AM
Tiger Woods’ Next Coach? The Anonymous Pro Names the Best Teachers for the Job. Tiger Woods hasn't hired a new swing coach, but The Anonymous Pro says there are many qualified candidates who could get Tiger back on track. Check out his list of the teachers who could most help Tiger -- and the ones who wouldn't!
 
  9/22/2014 8:26:00 AM
Tom Doak on What Makes a Great Golf Course and Updating His Cult-Classic ’Confid. Tom Doak Updates Cult Classic Course Guide
 
  9/22/2014 8:26:00 AM
European Amateur Shoots 104 At Kazakhstan Open. At the Kazakhstani Open, European Challenge Tour players are fighting for the chance to graduate to the European Tour, but one amateur was playing differently. He was fighting to just finish his round in double-digits.
 
  9/21/2014 11:28:00 PM
Miami Dolphin penalized for post-TD putting celebration. Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline was penalized for a golf putt and restrained fist pump celebration after scoring in Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.  After the NFL banned "dunks" this year,...
 
  9/21/2014 9:39:00 PM
Web.com Tour: Fathauer wins; 25 earn cards. Derek Fathauer shot a 2-under 68 at the Web.com Tour Championship, securing a win and full-exempt status in the PGA Tour for the 2014-15 season. Derek Fathauer shot a 2-under 68 at the Web.com Tour Championship, securing a win and full-exempt status in the PGA Tour for the 2014-15 season.
 
  9/21/2014 7:31:00 PM
Fowler gets USA haircut for Ryder Cup. Rickie Fowler prepares for Ryder Cup week by getting a team USA haircut. Rickie Fowler prepares for Ryder Cup week by getting a team USA haircut.
 
  9/20/2014 11:23:00 PM
Better golf, in Fizzies form. I played football in junior high school and for a little while in high school, in the late 1960s and very early 1970s. We had two-a-day practices each August, before school began. This was in...
 
  9/19/2014 10:42:00 AM
Phila PGA: George Forster wins Section Championship in playoff . 
 
  9/18/2014 2:36:00 PM
Royal and Ancient Golf Club Votes to Admit Women. The Scottish club had been under pressure to open its membership beyond the current 2,500 men. Members voted by proxy from around the world on Thursday.
 
  9/18/2014 6:47:00 AM
Phila PGA: Shuey, Moses, McNabb share lead in Section Championship . 
 
  9/18/2014 6:45:00 AM
Hello, world? 'Sexi' Thompson says hello, boys.  We first saw a more grown-up Lexi Thompson last month in a Puma ad. She’s back to baring more skin this month in GolfPunk Magazine.
 
  9/18/2014 6:45:00 AM
'Roo gotta see this: Kangaroo is not impressed.  What do gold medal-winning Olympian McKayla Maroney and this kangaroo have in common? They are both not impressed.
 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Anthony Kim, MIA Since 2012, Wrestles With Whether To Tee It Up Again. Six years after his star-making turn at the 2008 Ryder Cup and 28 months since his last PGA Tour event, Anthony Kim has gone into hiding, wrestling with whether to tee it up again or reap an eight-figure disability settlement, writes Alan Shipnuck.
 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Billy Horschel Wins $10 Million Then Becomes Dad in Same Week. 

It’s been a pretty good week for Billy Horschel.?

On Sunday, Horschel won the Tour Champion and the FedEx Cup, taking home a cool $11.4 million paycheck. On Tuesday, Horschel and wife Brittany welcomed what’s sure to be the biggest payday of their lives – daughter Skyler Lillian, born Tuesday, September 16 at 8:48 p.m.

 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Adam Scott and Steve Williams End Partnership After 3 Years. Adam Scott ends partnership with caddie Steve Williams
 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Tiger Woods: Swing Coaches Can’t Know What Players Feel. Tiger Woods is in no hurry to look for a new swing coach, not until he's finished restoring his ''explosiveness.'' Does he even need a coach?
 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Police: Man Does ’Donuts’ on Pair of New York Golf Courses After Breakup. After his girlfriend broke up with him, the 23-year-old headed over to Harvest Hill Golf Club outside of Buffalo, New York, drove his truck onto the course and drove circles on the 9th green.
 
  9/18/2014 6:38:00 AM
Tiger Woods’ 6 Worst Shots. Everybody has a bad day on the golf course - yes, even Tiger Woods. Unfortunately for him, he's had a lot of time on television to capture those bad moments. At least we can sympathize with the greatest golfer of his era by sharing in his grief.
 
  9/17/2014 10:17:00 AM
Phila PGA: Concord’s Moses grabs 1st-round lead in Section Championship . 
 
  9/16/2014 10:41:00 AM
Tiger Woods Laughs Off Rory McIlroy’s ’Last Few Holes’ Comment. Tiger: ’Phil Has Less Holes to Play Than I Do’
 
  9/16/2014 10:39:00 AM
PGA Tour announces Player of the Year candidates.  The PGA Tour on Monday announced its five nominees for the 2014 PGA Player of the Year, a group headlined by Rory McIlroy.
 
  9/16/2014 10:37:00 AM
Ante up to play America’s 10 most expensive golf courses. 
 
  9/16/2014 4:00:00 AM
Golf Digest’s Top 100 In Music. Anybody who watches the AT&T from Pebble Beach knows that horn player and jazz maven Kenny G is a pretty fair golfer, as is singer and former beauty pageant contestant Justin Timberlake

But who knew that country crooner Vince Gill was a plus-.3 handicap, putting him at the top of Golf Digest’s latest compliation of Top 100 golfers in the music industry? Or that Alice Cooper is still a single-digit handicap?

The best part of the list, of course, is that it offered a reason to come up with this old photo of the one and only Willie Nelson playing golf. Willie by the way, still sports a 20 handicap.
 
  9/15/2014 8:44:00 PM
Greg Norman is putting his chainsaw away -- for now. On the phone from his Colorado ranch, just two days removed from being released from the hospital after a chainsaw accident, Greg Norman confessed to one regret.  "I wanted to go home and cut that...
 
  9/15/2014 6:14:00 PM
Geoff Ogilvy says he found his game again by going to the range less. An exhausted Geoff Ogilvy finished last out of the 29 players competing at the Tour Championship. Admittedly, it was frustrating, but not enough to make the 37-year-old Australian feel any less satisfied about the way...
 
  9/15/2014 4:21:00 PM
Watch and marvel as Rory McIlroy makes 55 medium-length putts in a row. At last week’s BMW Championship, Rory McIlroy four-putted the 12th hole at Cherry Hills two days in a row. It was a shocking display by the world’s top-ranked golfer even if McIlroy has never been...
 
  9/15/2014 4:03:00 PM
Famed Wentworth GC sold for $220 million. Wentworth Golf Club, one of Britain’s most famous courses and the headquarters of the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese firm Reignwood Investments for 135 million pounds ($220 million).
 
  9/15/2014 11:30:00 AM
Tour Confidential: Rethinking the Ryder Cup After Billy Horschel? Plus, Rory on . Billy Horschel is America's hottest player right now, but he won't be in Scotland for the Ryder Cup. Our panel debates the Ryder Cup selection process, the inexplicable FedEx Cup points, and whether private clubs have an obligation to host the President.
 
  9/15/2014 11:30:00 AM
Rickie Fowler Says PGA Apologized for Rushed 72nd Hole at PGA Championship. Rickie Fowler said that PGA of American President Ted Bishop apologized to him this week for the way his officials handled the 72nd hole at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
 
  9/15/2014 11:28:00 AM
Over the moon: Sullivan's ace earns trip to space.  Andy Sullivan’s hole-in-one Sunday at the European Tour’s KLM Open will send him to infinity and beyond.
 
  9/15/2014 11:28:00 AM
Response to Rory makes Fowler 'hesitant' with media.  Rory McIlroy made an honest assessment about Tiger and Phil getting older. Friday, Rickie Fowler backed him up.
 
  9/15/2014 12:50:00 AM
Missing Links: ’Stevie’s what Tiger used to call me. I hate that name,’ and slig. Stories of interest you might have missed? Steve Williams was introduced as Stevie at his Caddie Hall of Fame induction ceremony recently and bristled. “It’s Steve,” Williams said. “Stevie’s what Tiger used to call me,...
 
  9/15/2014 12:24:00 AM
Tiger says strength back, but not his swing. Tiger Woods says he has his strength back. The next task is to find a new swing.
 
  9/14/2014 10:45:00 PM
For Billy Horschel, it was about the money — $13.5 million. It isn’t about the money, we often hear disingenuously in sports, but this time it was about the money, and Billy Horschel unapologetically has said as such. Billy Horschel on the 16th green (Getty Images...
 
  9/14/2014 11:57:00 AM
Norman: ’No major damage’ from chain saw. Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.
 
  9/14/2014 10:08:00 AM
Greg Norman says he’s "one lucky man" after chainsaw accident. Greg Norman described himself as "one lucky man" after apparently suffering an injury while using a chainsaw. A picture of the former World No. 1 golfer was posted on his Instagram feed Saturday showing him...
 
  9/14/2014 8:17:00 AM
Donald Trump offers President Obama free golf for life -- if he resigns. 

 

Donald Trump offers President Obama free golf for life -- if he resigns

 
  9/14/2014 8:17:00 AM
Caroline Wozniacki says Rory McIlroy ended engagement with 10-minute phone call. If he wasn't ready for marriage, couldn't Rory McIlroy have told Caroline Wozniacki that in person?
Caroline Wozniacki was so shocked about her break-up with Rory McIlroy in May, that when the dreaded phone call came from the world’s top golfer, she said she thought the first five minutes of their ten-minute conversation was a joke.
 
  9/12/2014 10:13:00 PM
Is a disaster looming for California golf courses battered by drought?. None of the news on the California drought front and its impact on golf has been good, but it has taken another unfortunate turn. The El Nino weather pattern that was expected to bring vast...
 
  9/12/2014 8:52:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: Scott Harvey of North Carolina wins. 
 
  9/11/2014 9:13:00 AM
Christina Proteau, 6 months pregnant, thrives at U.S. Women’s Mid-Am. Christina Proteau’s run at the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur was remarkable for many reasons, not only because each of her first three matches at Harbour Trees Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind., took 19 holes to complete.
 
  9/10/2014 10:27:00 PM
Dustin Johnson to Wayne Gretzky: ’It’s going to make me a better person…and. Dustin Johnson told his future father-in-law Wayne Gretzky that his hiatus from golf is "going to make me a better person and a more responsible person," and by extension a better golfer, Gretzky said on...
 
  9/10/2014 9:32:00 PM
Happy Gilmore actor Richard Kiel, 74, dies. Richard Kiel, the actor who played Mr. Larson in the movie Richard Kiel, the actor who played Mr. Larson in the movie "Happy Gilmore," died Wednesday in Fresno, Calif.
 
  9/10/2014 8:23:00 PM
Miceli: McIlroy not wrong in comments on Phil, Tiger. Rory McIlroy sparked a lot of buzz Wednesday with his comments about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. But Alex Miceli writes that there’s no need for the World No. 1 to apologize what he said. Rory McIlroy sparked a lot of buzz Wednesday with his comments about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. But Alex Miceli writes that there’s
 
  9/10/2014 10:50:00 AM
President Obama snubbed at Winged Foot, three other clubs, says report. 
 
  9/10/2014 8:46:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: Quarterfinal matches set at Saucon Valley. 
 
  9/10/2014 8:15:00 AM
Arnie: A collection of Arnold Palmer stories.  If you are a fan of Arnold Palmer -- who among us isn’t? -- check out this collection of stories Golf Channel website has put together to celebrate his 85th birthday.

You could spend the entire day reading stories on the myth and legend of Arnie, his upbringing in Latrobe, his long-time rivaly and friendship with Jack Nicklaus, personal stories, his off-course businesses and the ladies in his life.

Not coincidentally, Golf Channel has also announced it will rerun its award-winning documentary on the life of golf’s great ambassador.
 
  9/10/2014 8:15:00 AM
Finchem confident Olympic course gets done despite legal battle.  PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said on Tuesday that he was still confident the layout would be completed in time for the 2016 Games.
 
  9/10/2014 8:15:00 AM
Been here before: Finchem asked about Tiger's decline.  When Tim Finchem first started working with the PGA Tour in 1986, Jack Nicklaus was on the decline and a perpetual refrain sounded questioning how he could be replaced. Now, it’s Tiger Woods.
 
  9/10/2014 8:15:00 AM
7-year-old fined $271 for driving golf cart.  Seven-year-old Clayton Knight, Jr. - henceforth referred to as CJ - was ticketed and fined $271 for driving a golf cart along the Galveston, TX shoreline while accompanied by his mother.
 
  9/10/2014 8:10:00 AM
This week’s heroes? Billy’s bladder and the 2016 Ryder Cup team. Zeros? Captain . Michelle Wie returns from injury at the Evian, clearly the game's best fifth major, and Alan Shipnuck loves the U.S. Ryder Cup team's chances -- in 2016 -- in this week's Heroes & Zeros.
 
  9/10/2014 8:10:00 AM
Side by Side: Rory and Tiger. Side by Side: Rory and Tiger
 
  9/10/2014
Time waits for no one, but Arnold Palmer’s legend remains as strong as ever. Arnold Palmer is stooped now, his variety of ailments -- a hip, the back -- mounting a late charge the way he once routinely did, though in this case no one applauds. Or approves. He...
 
  9/9/2014 9:01:00 PM
Why golfers might care about the Scottish independence vote. With the Sept. 18 vote looming and polls tightening, the vote on Scottish independence does have one potentially important, life-changing consequence for golf: making a golf trip to Scotland more affordable! First Minister Alex...
 
  9/9/2014 8:33:00 PM
6 things Apple’s new iPhone and Watch can do that golfers will care about. Even if it’s not trying to, Apple launching a new product invariably affects the way golfers do things. In that vein, here are a few new features from the new iPhone 6 (from $199) and...
 
  9/9/2014 7:27:00 PM
With a heavy heart, Nick Faldo wins Payne Stewart Award for his contributions to. Nick Faldo has another honor to add to a resume that includes six major championships, being ranked No. 1 in the world for 98 weeks, entrance into the World Golf Hall of Fame and being...
 
  9/9/2014 5:13:00 PM
Head-to-head match play against mosquitoes and ticks. Last month, at the men’s member-guest, Michael U. showed me a gadget he had attached to his bag: He told me that it contained a battery-powered fan, which enveloped him and his golf cart with a...
 
  9/9/2014 2:04:00 PM
How He Hit That: Sergio Garcia’s chip into the water at the BMW. The stakes were high for Sergio Garcia, who trailed by two shots Sunday at the BMW Championship going into the reachable par-5 17th. A win would solidify his position in the FedEx Cup, but more...
 
  9/9/2014 10:16:00 AM
U.S. Mid-Am: Live Scoring Match Play brackets. 
 
  9/8/2014 3:20:00 PM
President Obama admits golf mistake, is still lampooned in a cartoon reading Gol. President Barack Obama appeared on "Meet The Press" for the 12th time on Sunday to talk, among other things, about his decision to play golf shortly after his statement on the murder of American journalist...
 
  9/8/2014 3:19:00 PM
U.S. Mid-Am: GAP and Phila players well-represented in Mid-Am. 
 
  9/8/2014 2:53:00 PM
7 things you need to know after Week 3 of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. With the third leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs complete, here’s what you need to know heading into the final week: BEST-TIMED BEST TOURNAMENT EVER Billy Horschel nearly claimed this category last week until a...
 
  9/8/2014 10:46:00 AM
Harig: Nature calls Horschel. Billy Horschel needed a bathroom break before sinking the winning putt at Cherry Hills.
 
  9/8/2014 9:25:00 AM
US. Women’s Mid-Am: Live scoring, 1st Round Match Play. 
 
  9/8/2014 9:23:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: Live scoring, 1st Round Match Play. 
 
  9/8/2014 12:33:00 AM
Missing Links: McIlroy ’the biggest yipper,’ and PGA Tour taken to task in defen. Stories of interest you might have missed? The headline to this story by James Corrigan of the Telegraph employs one of the two nastiest words in golf (“yip,” the other being “shank”): “Rory McIlroy turns...
 
  9/7/2014 11:07:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: It’s a home game for Matt Mattare. 
 
  9/7/2014 11:06:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: Live leaderboard. 
 
  9/7/2014 11:04:00 AM
US. Mid-Am: Preview of the championship at Saucon Valley. 
 
  9/6/2014 2:01:00 PM
Is "Baba Booey" good for golf? One of our own says yes. If you haven’t heard cries of "Baba Booey" during a golf telecast recently, then you probably haven’t been watching a lot of golf. This seemingly non-sensical phrase, which is actually a reference to radio star...
 
  9/5/2014 7:05:00 PM
Bill Belichick makes fun of a reporter for wearing golf shoes to a press confere. Bill Belichick’s press conferences are usually dull, cliche-filled affairs -- after all, the man did only smile seven times last season. But the New England Patriots head coach got off to an early start this year,...
 
  9/5/2014 11:54:00 AM
Saucon Valley’s Matt Mattare ready for U.S. Mid-Am. 
 
  9/5/2014 10:22:00 AM
Williams inducted into Caddie Hall of Fame.  After a career that has spanned nearly four decades and included 14 major titles, Steve Williams was inducted Wednesday into the Caddie Hall of Fame.
 
  9/5/2014 10:22:00 AM
2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team capsules.  The dynamic duo of Phil and Keegan is back for the Ryder Cup. Check out the names and numbers on the U.S. side.
 
  9/5/2014
Jeffersonville Golf Club. By now the rags-to-respectability success story that is Jeffersonville Golf Club should be well known to many golfers in the region.

Opened in 1931, it operated for four decades as a family-owned daily-fee course in West Norriton Township, Montgomery County, then spent the next 30 years as a scruffy, undistinguished, utterly forgettable muni.
 
  9/4/2014 3:24:00 PM
Ernie Els made a fan’s week by signing a tattoo of Ernie Els. How far would you go to pay homage to your favorite golfer? How about a tattoo? And not just any tattoo. A LARGE tattoo. On your leg. Would you do it? Related: The Tour says...
 
  9/4/2014 12:39:00 PM
Rio court asks for modifications to Olympic golf course. Rio de Janeiro's Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns.
 
  9/4/2014 12:39:00 PM
Thought LeBron’s ’Decision’ was bad? You must have missed the Ryder Cup captain’. The spectacularly cheesy Ryder Cup announcement show from New York confirmed that Tom Watson thinks experience is more important than form and that LeBron’s ‘The Decision’ wasn’t as bad as we thought, writes Alan Shipnuck.
 
  9/4/2014 12:56:00 AM
Rio court puts Olympic golf course in turmoil. Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns.
 
  9/4/2014 12:19:00 AM
Weird Golf News Of The Week: Golfer gets angry, attacks people using his putter . There’s a strangely compelling crime story trickling out of South Florida that makes for some great reading, if you’re into that sort of thing.It all started on the seventh hole of Madison Green Golf Club in...
 
  9/3/2014 6:50:00 PM
Why does Phil Mickelson want to buy a Rancho Santa Fe Country Club?. Three years ago, Phil Mickelson and his agent and friend Steve Loy bought four private golf courses in Arizona that formed the foundation of their new business venture, the M Club. At the time, Loy...
 
  9/2/2014 1:37:00 PM
Ryder Cup: U.S. captain’s pick candidates. U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson will fill out his 12-man roster with three captain’s picks Tuesday night in New York. Here’s a look at the candidates and how we’re handicapping them heading into Watson’s announcement. U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson will fill out his 12-man roster with three capta
 
  9/2/2014 11:28:00 AM - By USGA Staff
U.S. Mid-Am: Notable players, story lines for Saucon Valley. 
 
  9/2/2014 9:32:00 AM
Tour Confidential: What’s next for Tiger after splitting with Foley? Plus, Ryder. Does Tiger Woods’ decision to split with Sean Foley make him more or less likely to catch Jack Nicklaus’ major record? Our roundable on Tiger-Foley, what matters most in Ryder Cup picks, and Michael Jordan heckling Ian Poulter at Medinah.
 
  9/2/2014 9:32:00 AM
Saucon Valley won’t play as ’rough’ for U.S. Mid-Am. 
 
  9/1/2014 11:05:00 PM
Who is this man who crashed the Ryder Cup conversation?. Two days ago, it was inconceivable that Tom Watson could have picked Chris Kirk out of a lineup, certainly not one that included Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson and others. (Getty Images photo) “Does...
 
  9/1/2014 2:30:00 PM
Missing Links: ’Everyone but McIlroy wants to marry Caroline Wozniacki,’ and Eur. Stories of interest you might have missed? The sport is tennis, but Rory McIlroy’s name turned up in virtually every story recounting Caroline Wozniacki’s fourth-round victory over Maria Sharapova in the U.S. Open on Sunday....
 


 


 
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