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An Unlikely Approach

Eighteen-year-old Sam Saunders knew everything there was to know. Every kid that age does, right? Committed to attend Clemson University after a prep career that included a Florida state high school golf championship and four first-team All-State selections – not to mention medalist honors at the 2005 U.S. Junior Amateur – he just knew golf stardom beckoned. So when his grandfather...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch this parody 'Master of Putters' and know @Goofnest is going to be huge

Master of Putters: Music Parody of PGA The Masters 2015. A Music Parody of The Masters 2015 starring Bubba Watson, Rory Mcilroy, Keegan Bradley, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Wood. Funny golf video clips at its best to get amped for US Masters Golf by Goofnest.comApplauding.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nike LeBron 12 Low ‘LeBronold Palmer’

In a combination better than mixing iced tea and lemonade together. The LeBron James signature paying tribute to golfer Arnold Palmer dubbed the Nike LeBron 12 Low ‘LeBronold Palmer’ is now available at additional retailers. Low profile only in structure, these kicks are bursting with a colourful yellow upper with lush green and vibrant orange accents. Cop these today at Sneaker...
Via Hooped Up
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

As Big Three tee off, all eyes on Tiger, Rory at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Three of golf's greatest players began the Masters with ceremonial tee shots. Then the focus quickly shifted to a pair of players who'll be keeping score, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player -- with 13 green jackets between them -- came out on a warm, sunny Thursday morning to give the tournament its traditional opening. "Don...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Xarelto brings in big name celebrities to sell medicine

I never thought I’d get excited about a blood-thinner, but this Xarelto commercial is a tour de force of manliness I just can’t ignore. The ad features Kevin Nealon, Brian Vickers, and Arnold Palmer who at first glance are an unlikely trio. My theory is that the combination of Nealon (a big name comedian from yesteryear) Vickers (a NASCAR driver), and Arnold Palmer (famous old...
Via Awful Advertisements
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Staffords Honeymoon, Roll Tide Murder Suspect & Baseball Game Selfie Stick

  Masters piano music Ahh, it’s that time of year when I hear the first couple keys of Masters music and a wave of warmth overtakes my body. I instantly feel like grabbing an Arnold Palmer and finding a swing where I can watch the squirrels frolic and the green grass grow. The music is in my head. Soft, simple piano keys. As slow as possible for dramatic effect. Hello friends...
Via Busted Coverage
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Golf's Big Three begin Masters with ceremonial tee shots

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) 8:10 a.m. Three of the golf's greatest players delivered ceremonial tee shots to open the Masters on Thursday. Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer thrilled the patrons who crowded around the first tee shortly after sunrise. They even drew some of the players who'll be competing for real, including defending champion Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Keegan...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf: The Valero Open at TPC San Antonio

Daily Fantasy Golf:  The Arnold Palmer Invitational Recap Matt Every sunk an 18 foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole for a final round 66 and the outright lead and repeat championship at Bay Hill.  This marks the ninth straight tournament of the year that the winner has come from behind to win over the 54 hole leader.  Great job Matt.Golf is quite an amazing sport, and may be one...
Via Football Nation
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Overnights Up, But Low, For PGA at Bay Hill

Overnights for the PGA Tour at Bay Hill were the highest in three years, but among the lowest since the 1990s. Final round coverage of the PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational drew a 2.1 overnight rating on NBC Sunday afternoon, up 17% from last year (1.8), up 24% from rainout coverage in 2013 (1.7), and [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured Brooks Koepka withdraws during final round at Bay Hill

  Brooks Koepka withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational after 11 holes Sunday because of a rib injury. Koepka makes his Masters debut in three weeks and is hopeful that a week off with rest and therapy will help. He is No. 18 in the world with wins in Turkey and Phoenix in the past five months. He says he first felt discomfort in his back on Friday before posting a 66. He had...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Zach Johnson records albatross on 16th hole at Bay Hill

  Zach Johnson made the second albatross in two days at the Arnold Palmer Invitational by holing a 5-iron from 207 yards on the par-5 16th hole Sunday. There had never been an albatross at Bay Hill since it began in 1979. Now there are two. Daniel Berger made his 2 on the par-5 sixth hole in the third round Saturday. Johnson says he saw the tournament host on the 16th tee and went...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Every wins championship at Bay Hill for second straight year

  Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second straight year, making an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Bay Hill to beat Henrik Stenson and earn another trip back to the Masters. Every rallied from a four-shot deficit last year for his first career victory. This one was even sweeter. He came from three shots behind Sunday with a 6-under-par 66, and he had...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson makes 2nd double eagle at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Zach Johnson made the second double eagle in two days at the Arnold Palmer Invitational by holing a 5-iron from 207 yards on the par-5 16th hole Sunday. There had never been an albatross at Bay Hill since it began in 1979. Now there are two. Daniel Berger made his 2 on the par-5 sixth hole in the third round Saturday. Johnson says he saw the tournament host on...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Koepka withdraws with rib injury

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Brooks Koepka withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational after 11 holes Sunday because of a rib injury. Koepka makes his Masters debut in three weeks and is hopeful that a week off with rest and therapy will help. He is No. 18 in the world with wins in Turkey and Phoenix in the last five months. He says he first felt discomfort in his back on Friday before posting...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Golf Channel experiments with a drone at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Sports networks continue to look at how drones can improve their coverage. Recently we told you about Fox using one during a motorcross event. Now another network is experiment with a drone in a sport that really lends itself to drones. Golf Channel recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use one at this weekend’s Arnold Palmer Invitational. Putting...
Via Awful Announcing
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Berger shoots 2, makes first albatross in Bay Hill history

  Daniel Berger got into the record book at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with the first albatross in Bay Hill history, holing a 4-iron from 237 yards on the par-5 sixth hole Saturday. Berger's second shot narrowly cleared the rocks that separate the green from the lake. It landed near the fringe and trickled into the cup for a 2. ''I hit a big iron,'' said Berger, the 21-year...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bay Hill: Late surge gives Stenson lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational

  Henrik Stenson of Sweden made a 20-foot eagle and a tap-in birdie over the last three holes at Bay Hill to seize control Saturday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Stenson had his second straight 6-under 66 for a two-shot lead over Morgan Hoffmann, who had a 71. Six players were separated by three shots going into the final round, including defending champion Matt Every. Rory...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott off to another solid start at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Adam Scott is off to another good start in the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a 4-under 68 that put him one shot behind the early leaders on a warm Thursday. Scott didn't start quite as well as last year when he tied the course record with a 62. He only cares about finishing better. He couldn't hold a seven-shot lead on the weekend. Kevin Na, Ken Duke and Jason...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Arnie's grandson ready to make his own way at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. – The grandfather, the legend, the man upon whose door hook golf hangs its tam-o’-shanter, hasn’t hit a golf ball in a couple of months. He tripped on a rug at home and took a hard fall in December, separating his right shoulder. At 85, Palmer plays his golf mostly in the mind, through the endless spinning reels of yesteryear magic, his hair forever brown, his...
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson withdraws from Bay Hill after death of friend

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Masters champion Bubba Watson has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Watson informed the PGA Tour on Wednesday that he was pulling out of Bay Hill because of the death of a childhood friend. No other details were immediately available. He is No. 2 in the world, leaving the tournament with four of the top five players in the world ranking. Watson will...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Arnold Palmer on Tiger Woods: He must regain confidence

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods called Arnold Palmer last week to tell him he wouldn’t play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational as he continues to work on his game. Palmer said he was appreciative of the call from Woods and wants Woods to regain his confidence before coming back out on Tour. “There’s only one thing I can say and that’s practice, and confidence,”...
Via Sports-Glory
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks: The Arnold Plamer Invitaional

Daily Fantasy Golf:  The Arnold Palmer InvitationalThe Majors aside, this is my favorite golf tournament of the year.  I mean, come on.  Who doesn’t want to stand on the 18th green on Sunday at Bay Hill with the great Arnold Palmer handing you the trophy.  Outside of a Green Jacket, it just doesn’t get any better than that. This is why he always draws such a great field...
Via Football Nation
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Grandson of Palmer back at Bay Hill, this time as member

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Arnold Palmer's grandson is playing at Bay Hill again this year, only now Sam Saunders can say that he earned his way. The 27-year-old grandson of ''The King'' is a PGA Tour member, coming off a playoff loss two weeks ago in the Puerto Rico Open. Palmer says it's not easy being the grandson of the winner of seven majors. He's watched Saunders go through rough...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Risk and Reward - Arnold Palmer Invitational

I get it, I really do. Downton Abbey is a fine show and an interesting artistic effort to portray England's historical class system. But $40,000 to redecorate your office in a theme that matches the show? Using taxpayer dollars, no less! Look, I love golf and fantasy golf probably as much, if not more, than Mr. Aaron Schock of the Illinois legislature, but I don't know if I could...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for March 18, 2015

All Times Eastern College Baseball Air Force at Missouri — SEC Network Plus, 4 p.m. Southeast Missouri State at Arkansas — SEC Network Plus, 4 p.m. Northern Kentucky at Wright State — ESPN3, 6:30 p.m. Arkansas-Little Rock at Mississippi — SEC Network Plus, 7:30 p.m. College BasketballMen’sNCAA Division I Men’s Basketball TournamentFirst Round, University of Dayton Arena...
Via Awful Announcing
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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