Love him or hate him (and there seems to be no middle ground) it is hard to argue against the claim that Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer in the history of the PGA. The numbers are staggering, 78 career wins in 300 starts including 14 major championships.
Lets take a quick look at the top 10 on the all time wins list :
1 Sam Snead 82 wins, 7 majors in 30 years
2 Tiger Woods 78...
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The top 70 golfers on Tour head to The BMW Championship as the PGA TOUR Playoffs for The FedExCup continue this week on FOX Sports. This is the third event in the four-event playoff series, with the top 30 players in the point standings at the conclusion of this event advancing to The TOUR Championship in two weeks. This year's event will be played at Crooked Stick Golf Club...
The names are etched in golfing lore, just not on the U.S. Open trophies won at Olympic Club.
Hogan, Palmer, Watson, Stewart.
Had they won when they were supposed to - won when they expected to - the muscular course perched on a sand dune near the Pacific Ocean might be described in more reverential terms than it is today. Indeed, it might have one of the greatest collections of...
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June 17, 2012
There's a reason why the first turn at Talladega Superspeedway is banked 33 degrees, sloping down to the inside of the track. If it were tipped the other way, stock cars racing at 200 mph would hit the counterclockwise curve and careen into the Alabama countryside.
Maybe that's why so many great players have come to grief at Olympic Club's Lake Course. The famous San...
(Eds: With AP Photos. ). AP Photo FX102, FX105, FX103, FX104, NY180, NY181, NY183 By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer Next week's U.S. Open host has conquered far more than golf's greatest.
Little black books buried in the archives of The Olympic Club reveal a place that groomed gold medalists and heavyweight champions, whipped writer Mark Twain into shape and whose members...
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June 08, 2012
The PGA Tour heads to the historic city of New Orleans for the Zurich Classic. This tournament has been held annually since 1958, although it was first contested in 1938 and is among the oldest on Tour. Previous winners have included some of the greats of the game and include Billy Casper, Byron Nelson, Jack Nicklaus and Davis Love III to name just a few. Last year, Bubba Watson...
If USGA executive director Mike Davis has his way, the record low scores at last year's U.S. Open at Congressional are unlikely to travel to the West Coast.
Davis said Monday at San Francisco's majestic Olympic Club that the course will be ''the hardest start in a U.S. Open'' when players tee off June 14. The unleveled Lake Course in the serene setting just...
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February 28, 2012
Phil Mickelson joins San Diego greats Billy Casper, Mickey Wright and Gene Littler in being elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
I’M READING PRO: FRANK BEARD ON THE PRO GOLF TOUR, Beard’s PGA Tour diary from the 1969 season that was edited by Dick Schaap. Beard was the leading money winner in 1969 ($175,223.93) and finished second to Dave Hill in the Vardon Trophy Standings with a 70.527 stroke average.Here’s what Beard said about what it takes to be one of the world’s greatest golfers (he names Jack...