Taylor improbably returns to Augusta with a new appreciation

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) The last time Vaughn Taylor was at Augusta National, he needed a ticket to get through the gates. With his career in shambles, he had just about given up on the idea of returning to the Masters as a player. So, he attended with his young son. ''We thought it would be cool to bring him out,'' Taylor said Monday, remembering how his family was at last year's tournament...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Whicker: The Masters welcomes two surprises in Vaughn Taylor and Jim Herman

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Vaughn Taylor was set to play golf this week at Cartagena, Colombia.Jim Herman was set to watch golf this week from his Palm City, Fla., home, in between daddy duties.The Masters Tournament had other things in mind. Taylor and Herman are both here, inexplicably and delightedly.
Via LA Daily News
April 04, 2016

Vaughn Taylor wins Pebble Beach in a script out of Hollywood

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) The celebrity portion of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was supposed to end on Saturday. And then came a script right out of Hollywood, starring Vaughn Taylor as himself. His victory over Phil Mickelson - also playing himself in this drama by the sea - sounds like pure fiction. Taylor is a 39-year-old who had gone just more than 10 years since his last...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson chokes on putt and hands Vaughn Taylor Pebble Beach win

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.Neither can Phil Mickelson.Taylor, who hasn't had a full PGA Tour card for the last the three years, ran off four straight birdies on the back nine to close with a 7-under 65 and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday when Mickelson...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Taylor rallies to win Pebble Beach for 1st win in a decade

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) Vaughn Taylor closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am when Phil Mickelson missed a short birdie putt on the 18th hole. It was a stunning conclusion for both. Taylor hasn't won in more than a decade. He hasn't had a full PGA Tour card since 2012 and just returned from South America on the Tour. Now the longtime...
Via Associated Press
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Tim Tebow hit a 343-yard drive ... sort of

Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow can hit the ball a long way ... when he has the proper setup. Tebow hit a 343-yard drive on a golf simulator Monday on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive." The drive came after Golf Channel's Charlie Rymer suggested Tebow move the ball up more in his stance. MORE FROM GOLFWEEK: TV: How did the Clambake go so wrong? Furyk leaves...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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