Which unsung hero will be a difference maker in Ryder Cup?

CHASKA, Minn. — Hazeltine Golf Club is a course where underdogs have made names for themselves in recent years. Rich Beem, an unheralded journeyman, won the 2002 PGA Championship here, and if that wasn’t a big enough upset, Y.E. Yang outdueled Tiger Woods to capture the 2009 PGA title at Hazeltine, denying Woods his last...
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September 28, 2016

WATCH: PGA Championship fans engulf Rich Beem, N.J.-native caddie after hole out

Rich Beem turned in a memorable PGA Championship performance that included a hole out on the par-4 5th Sunday afternoon. That led to Beem and his caddie, Roseland-native Joe Damiano, being swallowed up by the crowd. SPRINGFIELD - Rich Beem didn't expect to make the cut at Baltusrol this week, but ended up turning in a memorable PGA Championship performance...
July 31, 2016

Watch: Beem holes chip, gets mobbed by fans

Rich Beem chipped in for birdie in the final round of the PGA Championship and fans loved it.
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July 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Beem him up: Rich Beem makes PGA cut, still working TV

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) Until a couple weeks ago, Rich Beem didn't know if he was going to play at the PGA Championship. Good thing he did. Beem shot a 69 in his opening round Thursday, his first sub-70 score in a major since 2006. The 45-year-old followed with a 71 Friday to make cut for the first time in the PGA Championship since 2012. Not bad for a guy who has played only one...
Via Associated Press
July 30, 2016  |  Discuss

2002 champ Beem: 'Holy crap, I made the cut!'

Rich Beem, the 2002 PGA champion who is effectively retired, posted 1-over 141 to make the cut at Baltusrol.
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July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

A Tour pro charged for clubs? And can't pay?

Rich Beem had an embarrassing moment this week when he tried to procure a set of clubs from a manufacturer.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Beem's decision allows Poulter to keep European Tour card

Rich Beem agreed Tuesday to give his spot in the Hong Kong Open to a player who would otherwise have lost his European Tour membership and been ineligible to play in the Ryder Cup next year. Under those circumstances, he said he would have made that sacrifice for any player. Even if that player was Ian Poulter. ''I'm not looking to gain anything from this,'' Beem told The Associated...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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