Watson agrees with Nicklaus: Duel in the Sun not as good

Apparently, Tom Watson agrees with Jack Nicklaus: The Duel in the Sun is second to the Epic Open at Royal Troon.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lefty chasing the other Nicklaus mark

TROON, Scotland (AP) Tiger Woods isn't the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors. So is Phil Mickelson. Only one of them has been making progress over the last four years. That isn't necessarily good news for Mickelson, but it should be. Mickelson did everything right in the British Open, only to watch Henrik Stenson do just a little better. They combined to deliver the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus thinks Stenson-Mickelson tops his own “duel in the sun”

In the world of golf, few tournaments provide the memorable moments that the British Open provides. Perhaps one of the most memorable was a final round duel between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson. That battle in the final round of the 1977 British Open at Turnberry has been talked about on a yearly basis over the last nearly 40 years. However, Nicklaus believes there is a new moment...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The three most difficult holes golfers will face at the Open

Thursday will mark the ninth time that the Royal Troon Golf Club will host the Open Championship, its first Open since 2004, and with this being the 145th anniversary of the event, all sorts of historical factoids and tidbits about the elusive Old Course have bubbled to the surface. First things first when it comes to previewing courses and looking into their backstories, and that...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger ‘not physically ready’ to play US Open

Tiger Woods announced Tuesday that he will not be playing in the 2016 U.S. Open or the Quicken Loans National as he continues to recover from his latest back injury. “While I continue to work hard on getting healthy, I am not physically ready to play in this year’s U.S. Open and the Quicken Loans National,” Woods wrote, via his website. “I am making progress, but I’m...
Via Sportsnaut
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Golf Channel's Feherty thinks Tiger's career could be over

Tiger Woods is still working to return from multiple back procedures, and there has been no indication that he is close to resuming PGA tournament play. If you ask David Feherty, Tiger may not come back at all. Feherty, who works for the Golf Channel, was speaking at the launch of GolfNow’s “Golf for Life” campaign this week when the subject of Woods’ injury rehab came up...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus offers inspirational words for Spieth

Jordan Spieth headed into the final day of the Masters atop the leader board at 3-under par, one shot ahead of Smylie Kaufman. At the end of the day, Spieth was putting a green jacket on Danny Willett, who was tied for fifth after three rounds. Spieth shot a 73 on the final day to finish third after looking like a lock to win for the second consecutive year. A disastrous 12th hole...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Not Even Jack Nicklaus Gets Through Masters Security Without Being Stopped

Jack Nicklaus won the Masters a staggering six times and finished second another four times. He’s kind of a big deal around Augusta National. Or at least he should be. Nicklaus returned to Augusta on Tuesday ahead of this weekend’s Master and even the Golden Bear has to go through all of the security measures upon entering the premises — or at least most of them. Nicklaus recorded...
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus has no idea where putter from 1986 Masters is

It has been 30 years since Jack Nicklaus became the oldest golfer ever to win the Masters, and he is missing one important piece of memorabilia from that milestone in his career — the putter. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, Nicklaus explained that the only sentimental golf club he hasn’t kept is the putter he used to win the 1986 Masters at age...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus calls shot, sinks hole-in-one at Masters Par 3

By Pat Bradley As if you needed another reason to love Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear appeared Wednesday on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” with Scott Van Pelt before competing in the Masters’ annual Par 3 Contest. As he signed off, Nicklaus tipped off Van Pelt that he might put on a show. “Maybe a hole-in-one,” the 75-year-old golf legend suggested. Van Pelt replied that he’d...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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