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Perry successfully defends 3M Championship title

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Kenny Perry breezed to his second straight victory in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer, Scott Dunlap and Kevin Sutherland. After shooting a 61 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead, Perry had six birdies and two bogeys in the final round to finish at 18-under 198. He became the...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aphibarnrat wins Paul Lawrie Matchplay for 3rd title

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand won the inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play by holing a 4-foot putt for birdie on No. 18 to beat Sweden's Robert Karlsson by one hole in the final. Aphibarnrat beat Marc Warren of Scotland 3 and 2 in the semifinals then went 3 up with four holes to play against Karlsson, only to lose three holes in a row. Karlsson sent his approach...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

BBC’s Peter Alliss says Christina Kim’s “built for comfort, not speed,” Kim responds

84-year-old BBC golf commentator Peter Alliss is at it again. Alliss managed to spark two different sexism controversies during the British Open, saying “perhaps he likes older women” after Irish amateur Paul Dunne hugged his mother and saying that Zach Johnson’s wife Kim Barclay was “probably thinking ‘if this goes in I get a new kitchen'” about his playoff-winning putt...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chrissy Teigen Vs. Chicken Wings, Beadle Doing Radio & Greg Norman’s Bare Ass

  Tiger Woods is back in action at 2:30 on the Golf Channel. That should keep you busy all afternoon. There’s also Canadian...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler bought beers for media after hole in one

PGA fan favorite Rickie Fowler—he of the bold color choices on the golf course—endeared himself to members of the media on Thursday evening. He bought everyone beers after scoring an ace to finish his round. Todd Lewis of the Golf Channel tweeted out a picture of the note and stash Fowler left for those covering him during the Quicken Loans National. Great move by @RickieFowler...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler aces final hole, treats media to free beers

Rickie Fowler finished up his first round at the Quicken Loans National with a bang courtesy of an ace on the par-3 9th hole, his final hole of the day. Using a 7-iron on the 200-yard hole, Fowler finished with a 4-under 67 courtesy of his hole-in-one, what the PGA Tour is cleverly referring to...Read More The post Rickie Fowler aces final hole, treats media to free beers (vid/pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer Billy Hurley III asks for help finding missing father

PGA Tour golfer Billy Hurley III made an emotional plea for help Tuesday in finding his father, who has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley is in Virginia to play in the Quicken Loans National tournament and took an opportunity while meeting with the media to open up about his father. Hurley says...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Mystery pooper’ torments golf course by defecating in holes

In one of the oddest — and nastiest — stories from the typically prim and proper world of golf involves a wily, crafty and persistent “mystery pooper” who has been tormenting a golf course in Norway for the better part of a decade by defecating in the bottom of various holes, much to the disgusted...Read More The post ‘Mystery pooper’ torments golf course in Norway by...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian Open: Hearn leads after Round 3; Watson, Day 2 back

OAKVILLE, Ontario -- David Hearn moved into position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 61 years, taking a two-stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day on Saturday. Hearn, from Brantford, birdied the par-3 15th and par-5 16th, but dropped a stroke on the par-4 17th and closed with a par for a 4-under 68 and a 15-under 201 total at Glen Abbey. Pat Fletcher...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Allenby fires caddie mid-round; puts fan on the bag

Robert Allenby is having far from the best season on the PGA Tour, but his season certainly has been the most bizarre. The veteran golfer made news earlier this season when he claimed he was kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Hawaii after a round. The exact details of Allenby’s allegations were then questioned in a report from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, although Allenby has insisted...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth enjoys ‘adult beverages’ out of Claret Jug

Jordan Spieth may have come up one stroke short of getting into a playoff to continue his bid go 3-for-3 this season in majors at the Open Championship on Monday. But that doesn’t mean the 21-year-old phenom wasn’t afforded the opportunity to tangentially enjoy the spoils of victory courtesy of his pal and Open winner...Read More The post Jordan Spieth enjoys ‘some adult beverages’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

BBC apologizes for Peter Alliss’ 'inappropriate' kitchen comment

Peter Alliss is known by golf fans both in the United Kingdom and the United States. On the first two rounds of the Open Championship, Alliss made his annual visit on ESPN for a few hours before he went back to his regular job, calling the event on BBC One and Two. As Zach Johnson was about to make the putt to win the Open on Monday, Alliss saw his wife Kim on BBC’s camera and...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson wins British Open in four-hole playoff

Zach Johnson won The Open Championship at St. Andrews on Monday. The tournament was forced into four-hole aggregate playoff between American Zach Johnson, South African Louis Oosthusizen and Australian Marc Leishman. Johnson pared the final hole, and finished the playoff at two-under-par, one stroke ahead of runner-up Oosthusizen. All three finished the first four regulation rounds at 15...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson hits shot onto hotel balcony

Phil Mickelson nearly made one of his patented final-round runs at the British Open on Monday, and then he hit a drive onto a hotel balcony. Mickelson stepped to the tee on the 17th hole having gone 6-under for the day to put him at 10-under for the tournament. The leaders were sitting at 12-under...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

British Open crowd sings Texas fight song to Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth did Jordan Spieth things at The Open in Scotland today. The two-time major champion shot a 66 in the third round of the tournament to get to -11 overall, currently good enough for No. 3 on the leaderboard.  Following his round, The Open crowd serenaded Spieth, a former Texas Longhorn, with The Eyes of Texas, a Texas fight song. It’s pretty cool.     That...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth spins quote gold in Mickelson profile

There can be an argument over who the best golfer on the PGA Tour is. But there is no denying that the award for Most Quotable goes to Jordan Spieth. So it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that the 21-year-old’s comments in an ESPN profile on Phil Mickelson are pure gold. FTW aptly focused in on a quote from Spieth in Kevin Van Valkenburg’s profile talking about how Mickelson...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Open Championship: 5 top contenders to win the Claret Jug

The Open Championship is the tournament every golfer dreams of winning. It’s the most hallowed professional golf tournament known to man, and this year it’s being played on the most hallowed golf course in the world, the Old Course at St. Andrews. Claiming the Claret Jug at this venue isn’t easy, and the Open Championship is known for producing surprising finishes. This...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth favored at the British Open, but others loom

Jordan Spieth Jordan Spieth is a man on a mission. With wins at the Masters and U.S. Open earlier this year, the 21-year old Texan is trying to become the first player to win golf’s modern Grand Slam, and this week, he’ll try to capture the third leg at the Open Championship. In golf, the majors are far more important than just about everything else, so when the world No...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods on retirement: I'm still right here

Tiger Woods hasn’t exactly playing a brand of golf we grew accustomed to seeing, but the once-longtime world No. 1 appears to have no plans of leaving anytime soon. According to ESPN’s Bob Harig, Woods cited his love of the game and of competition as reasons he’s still around. Woods said: “I know some of you guys think I’m buried and done, but I’m still right here...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Murray signs fan’s forehead as Miley Cyrus

Bill Murray is always pulling different shenanigans no matter where he goes. He's the same jokester on the golf course.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy to miss Open Championship after ankle injury

Rory McIlroy won’t get a chance to defend his Open Championship victory. The world’s No. 1-ranked golfer announced Wednesday that he will indeed miss next weekend’s British Open after he suffered an ankle injury Saturday while playing soccer with friends. Like he did in announcing the injury, McIlroy announced via his Instagram page that he’d miss the Open. It’s still...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Former broadcaster Peter Oosterhuis has early on-set Alzheimer’s disease

In January, Peter Oosterhuis announced that he was retiring from from broadcasting for CBS and Golf Channel. At the time, observers did not think much about the announcement other than the fact that Oosterhuis was 67 and his contract with CBS was up. The thinking behind the announcement was that he wanted to spend more time with his family. But now we know the reasons behind...
Via Awful Announcing
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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