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9 Golfers Known For Their Charitable Contributions

Golf, as a whole, is a very charitable game — especially at the highest level. There’s a long list of professional golfers known for their charitable giving. Heck, the PGA Tour recently surpassed the $2 billion mark in its collective charity giving. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at 9 notable players that are known for the charitable efforts: Tiger WoodsIn addition...
Via Back9Network
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Toledo takes one-stroke lead with 66

  Defending champion Esteban Toledo shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Brad Faxon in the Champions Tour's Quebec Championship. The 51-year-old Toledo, the only Mexican winner in the history of the 50-and-over tour, had a 10-under 132 total at La Tempete in the first PGA Tour-sanctioned event in the area since the 1956 Labatt Open at Royal Quebec. He...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Esteban Toledo takes Champions Tour lead

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Defending champion Esteban Toledo shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Brad Faxon in the Champions Tour's Quebec Championship. The 51-year-old Toledo, the only Mexican winner in the history of the 50-and-over tour, had a 10-under 132 total at La Tempete in the first PGA Tour-sanctioned event in the area since the 1956 Labatt Open at Royal...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox Adds Brad Faxon and former USGA Executive Director to US Open Coverage

Fox Sports has added two analysts to its USGA Championships roster. Joining the already announced Joe Buck, Greg Norman and Holly Sonders will be former PGA Tour pro Brad Faxon who has worked on Golf Channel and former USGA Executive Director David Fay. Faxon will serve as the main studio analyst and a hole announcer on the US Open. He has worked on NBC golf’s coverage and has...
Via Fang's Bites
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Furman dropping men's golf

Furman University's Board of Trustees voted Friday to drop men's golf as a varsity sport after this season. Carl Kohrt, the interim university president, said the trustees decided the school's money and resources in the athletic department were better used elsewhere. The school said the decision was based on several factors, including attendance, competitiveness and...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

For business titans, pressure is the cut at Pebble Beach

For Ryan Palmer, with three PGA Tour wins and more than $14 million in career earnings, it seemed like any other day at the office after he finished his third round at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. For Brian Roberts, the CEO of Comcast with a net worth estimated at $1 billion, it was so much more than that. He had a chance to make the cut. ''We're sitting...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

For business titans, pressure is the cut at Pebble

For Ryan Palmer, with three PGA Tour wins and over $14 million in career earnings, it seemed like any other day at the office after he finished his third round at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. For Brian Roberts, the CEO of Comcast with a net worth estimated at $1 billion, it was so much more than that. He had a chance to make the cut. ''We're sitting in...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for August 27, 2013

All Times Eastern America's Cup Louis Vuitton Cup, San Francisco, CA Races 11 & 12 -- NBCSN, 5 p.m. College Football CFB Daily -- ESPNU, 1 p.m. BCS Countdown -- ESPNU, 4 p.m. Fast Football (series premiere) -- CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m. College Football Live -- ESPNU, 5 p.m. Big Ten Football Preview 2013: Legends Division -- Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. ...
Via Awful Announcing
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Dufner Ties Major Record 63

Jason Dufner tied the all-time scoring record in major championships with his 63 on Friday.  He had a chance to break the record with a 12-foot putt on the eighteenth hole, but he left his birdie putt three feet short.  Dufner is nine under par at the halfway point of the PGA Championship and is the sole leader. Webb Simpson set a course record, 64, earlier in the day, at the Oak...
Via Sports Blog Talk
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Champions Tour Schedule

Jan. 18-20 - Mitsubishi Electric Championship (John Cook) Feb. 8-10 - Allianz Championship (Rocco Mediate) Feb. 15-17 - ACE Group Classic (Bernhard Langer) March 15-17 - Toshiba Classic (David Frost) March 22-24 - Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (Michael Allen) April 19-21 - Greater Gwinnett Championship (Bernhard Langer) April 26-28 - Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Sluman leads at Regions Tradition

Jeff Sluman birdied No. 17 en route to a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples on Thursday after the first round in the Regions Tradition, the second of five Champions Tour majors. Sluman, who had eight birdies, and Couples both had their only bogeys on No. 16 at Shoal Creek. The Legends of Golf winner with Brad Faxon in April, Sluman matched his best opening round...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sluman, Faxon win Legends event

After teaming with Craig Stadler for two runner-up finishes in three tries at the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf, Jeff Sluman decided it was time for a change. He called Brad Faxon nearly two years ago to court him as a teammate for the Champion Tour's annual team competition and the new pairing paid off on Sunday as theyn combined for a final-round 7-under-par 65...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Faxon and Sluman lead Champions Tour team event

Brad Faxon's steady putting helped he and teammate Jeff Sluman to 10 birdies and a one-shot lead in the Champions Tour's Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. Faxon had seven birdies as the duo combined for a 10-under-par round in the better-ball team competition at the Club at Savannah Harbor. Champions Tour points leader Bernhard Langer and teammate Tom Lehman were next and...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Henley's PGA Tour debut sets record

Russell Henley made a lasting impression in his rookie debut on the PGA Tour with a record-setting performance Sunday in the Sony Open. Tied for the lead with fellow rookie Scott Langley to start the final round, Henley seized control with a birdie on the opening hole and then poured it on at the end. He closed with five straight birdies for a 7-under 63, finally showing emotion...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Huston shoots 67 for lead on Day 2

Through two rounds at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open, John Huston is playing a lot like he did last year when he won his lone Champions Tour title. The defending champion's drives are still off the mark, but his putts are right on target. In the final round a year ago, though, he started hitting the ball off the tee like he wanted and cruised to a three-stroke victory. ...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Eight-Time PGA Tour Winner Brad Faxon to Talk Tiger Woods, U.S. Open on Friday's 'Dennis and Callahan'

As the U.S. Open rolls on, Tiger Woods tries to capture his fourth Open title and remains within striking distance of the leaders. Eight-time PGA Tour winner Brad Faxon joins The Dennis and Callahan Show to discuss the U.S. Open. Dennis and Callahan will also discuss the role of Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and how he is holding his own in the wake of Theo Epstein's...
Via NESN.com
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Love preparing for a Ryder Cup year

There is plenty of evidence that this is a Ryder Cup year. The U.S. players are starting to earn points from regular PGA Tour events, with Kyle Stanley atop the standings based on his runner-up finish and win in consecutive weeks. Davis Love III walks onto the range and players call him ''captain.'' Love, however, said the race to make the team really doesn'...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Champions-Mitsubishi Electric Scores

Scores Friday from the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, a Champions Tour event played at the 7,107-yard, par-72 Hualalai Resort Golf Club Course. First Round Bruce Vaughan 33-32-65 Tom Lehman 33-32-65 Brad Faxon 32-34-66 Loren Roberts 31-35-66 Corey Pavin 31-35-66 Jay Haas 33-33-66 Dan Forsman 33-34-67 Michael Allen 33-34-67 Gary Hallberg 33-35-68 Mark McNulty 32-36-68...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Britton, Faxon tie in Beat the Pros

By Mike McDermottJournal sports writer Tim Britton and professional golfer Brad Faxon tied for first place in this week's Beat the Pros NFL picks contest, with identical 9-4 records. John Abbate, president of the Rhode Island Football Officials Association, was 8-5, and East Providence High School junior Rachel Nallen was 7-6. Here's a link to their picks. The total standings...
Via Projo Pats Blog
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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