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11 Most Memorable Ryder Cup Moments

For the first 57 years of the Ryder Cup, the Americans dominated Great Britain and Ireland. Save for an infamous halve in 1969 and hiccups in 1929, 1933 and 1957, the Americans won them all. In 1979, the rest of Europe joined in and changed the event forever. A tournament rooted in sportsmanship now stands for much more — bragging rights. With the best of the best from Europe and...
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Colin Montgomerie wins for 2nd straight week on Euro Senior Tour

  Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club. Gibson finished...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins Russian Senior Open

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event by record 10 strokes

WOBURN, England -- Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: adidas & Ashworth Scripting

Justin Rose, Jason Day and Sergio Garcia are likely to be seen atop the leaderboard at this week’s 2014 PGA Championship. As such, TaylorMade-adidas and Ashworth are outfitting their players to the nines with some exciting new golf apparel. Justin Rose Rosey will make his bid for a second career major while wearing the newest polo designs from Ashworth. On Thursday, he’ll sport...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: Rounds 1 & 2 Tee Times and Pairings

PGA Championship Round 1 Tee Times from Golf and Course PGA Championship Round 2 Tee Times from Golf and Course Other PGA Championship Links: - 2014 PGA Championship: Valhalla Hole-By-Hole- Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy Get Custom Louisville Sluggers- 2014 PGA Championship Scripting for Jason Dufner- Last Shot: Colin Montgomerie Gets Final Major Chance at Valhalla- The Odds:...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Got $60 Million? Buy Your Own Private Golf Course & Mansion

Not too many people can say they own their own 18-hole golf course, but you could be one of those few. That is, as long as you have $60 million laying around. A 20,000-square-foot Long Island mansion with its own private USGA-rated golf course is for sale in the Hamptons. And just in case you want to run your own five-star resort, it has everything you’ll need to do so. Courtesy...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Monty Thinks Skipping Poulter for Ryder Cup is a Good Idea

When it comes to winning Ryder Cup matches, there are few people in the history of the game who have done a better job than Ian Poulter. The same can be said about Colin Montgomerie when it comes to having bad ideas. The Hall of Fame Champions Tour player and part-time television commentator recently suggested that European Team captain Paul McGinley should not use one of his captain’s...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bunkers in Baghdad Donates 5 Million Golf Balls to Soldiers

Bunkers in Baghdad – a not-for-profit charity that helps current and former military in the golfing spirit – has announced they’ve donated over five million golf balls to troops since 2008. The announcement was made on the charity’s website (www.bunkersinbaghdad.com) on Friday. As an added footnote, the charity also announced they’ve donated upwards of 200,000 golf clubs...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: Valhalla Hole-By-Hole

The PGA Championship is returning to Valhalla for the first time since 2000, and the third time in the tournament’s history. Golf’s final major headed south from Oak Hill in 2013 to Louisville this year, where 7,458 yards of Kentucky landscape will challenge the game’s top competitors for four rounds.  Valhalla is one of the best courses on tour when it comes to views of the...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tournament Hole of the Week: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

2014 Open Championship Hole of the Day:Royal Liverpool’s 1st | Royal Liverpool’s 5th | Royal Liverpool’s 14th | Royal Liverpool’s 18th 2014 U.S. Open Hole of the Day:Pinehurst No. 2′s 5th | Pinehurst No. 2′s 8th | Pinehurst No. 2′s 9th| Pinehurst No. 2′s 18th 2014 Masters Hole of the Day:Augusta’s No. 1 | Augusta’s No. 3 | Augusta’s No. 12 | Augusta’s...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Paulina Hits the Water & Langer Wants Ryder Cup Shot

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Paulina Gretzky Hits the Water Paulina Gretzky’s Instagram account used to say “I’m a mermaid,” so it’s not surprise that this girl loves the water. What is a bit of a surprise is that this week was the first time she’s...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Last Shot: Colin Montgomerie Gets Final Major Chance at Valhalla

Every sport has its hall of fame player who never quite achieved the ultimate goal. Football has Dan Marino, who played 17 seasons and set dozens of passing records but never won the Super Bowl. Baseball has Ken Griffey Jr., the greatest player of the steroid era not to be linked to performance-enhancing drugs, who hit 630 home runs in 22 years but never even played in a World Series...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfing On Airplanes Is Really Taking Off

What is it with guys hitting golf balls on airplanes? First it was Bubba Watson and now, we’ve got Dutch star Joost Luiten getting in on the trend. Luiten has been sponsored by KLM, or Royal Dutch Airlines since 2013 and during a recent photo shoot for the company, hit some balls out of the engine of one of their Boeing 747′s.At schiphol Airport Hangaar 11 photoshoot for KLM...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Tom Watson set for ACE Group Classic

Tom Watson arrived late at the ACE Group Classic because of his duties as U.S. Ryder Cup captain. The 64-year-old star got up to speed in a hurry in the pro-am on Thursday. ''I made five birdies on the back nine today so I'm happy with that,'' Watson said. ''It gives me a pretty good feeling going into tomorrow.'' Watson will open play on Friday...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Watson set for ACE Group Classic

Tom Watson arrived late at the ACE Group Classic because of his duties as U.S. Ryder Cup captain. The 64-year-old star got up to speed in a hurry in the pro-am on Thursday. ''I made five birdies on the back nine today so I'm happy with that,'' Watson said. ''It gives me a pretty good feeling going into tomorrow.'' Watson will open play on Friday...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The EPGA Heads To Turkey This Week!

The inaugural Turkish Open, which is being played at Montgomerie Maxx Royal, is featured this week on FOX Sports. Designed by 2010 Ryder Cup Captain, Colin Montgomerie, the course is located overlooking the white sandy beaches of Antalya's Mediterranean coastline and has a view of the surrounding Taurus mountains, making this course one of the most scenic on Tour. This is the...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Perry tied in San Antonio

Kenny Perry bogeyed the final hole Saturday to drop into a five-way tie for the lead in the Champions Tour's AT&T Championship. The Charles Schwab Cup points leader followed his opening 65 with a 71 to match Mike Goodes, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Anders Forsbrand at 8 under. Goodes had the round of the day, shooting a 63 on TPC San Antonio's AT&T Canyons...
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Faldo ready for Champions Tour start at SAS

Nick Faldo has no expectations for his first regular Champions Tour start this weekend at the SAS Championship. ''I think that's really what I'm here to find out, how well could I play,'' Faldo said on Thursday. ''I think I'm here to entertain the gallery and entertain myself.'' Faldo, a 56-year-old six-time major winner and World Golf...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

O'Meara returns to Royal Birkdale for Senior Open

Fifteen years after winning the British Open at Royal Birkdale, Mark O'Meara will be making a return to the course for the Senior British Open. O'Meara won the British Open in 1998, and on Tuesday he was extended an ''honorary membership'' to the club in recognition of his achievement. ''The Open here in 1998 was a dream come true for me. To hold...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Muirfield provides fair test for British Open

One of the best players who never won a major would love a crack at one now. Colin Montgomerie used to say it was harder than ever to win a major because each year it seemed that Tiger Woods won two of them, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson or Vijay Singh won another and that left only one for everyone else. Those days, at least for the moment, are gone. Over the last five years, 18...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Montgomerie misses out on Open

Colin Montgomerie's rushed journey to take place in British Open qualifying on Tuesday was all in vain. The Scottish veteran failed to make the field for the major after struggling in wet conditions. Montgomerie drove from Pittsburgh, where he finished ninth on Sunday in the Senior Players Championship, to New Jersey, and then caught a flight home to Scotland, arriving Monday...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Montgomerie misses out on British Open

Colin Montgomerie has failed to earn a place at the British Open after traveling more than 3,500 miles from the United States to take part in qualifying on Tuesday. Montgomerie drove from Pittsburgh, where he finished ninth on Sunday in the Senior Players Championship, to Newark Airport in New Jersey and then a flight home to Scotland - arriving Monday. After a few hours' rest...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Montgomerie eyes career renewal

The devilish grin and sharp tongue remain as potent as ever. It's everything else that's changed for Colin Montgomerie. The polish and precision that made the sometimes irascible Scotsman one of the best golfers in the world for the better part of two decades has evolved into something more pedestrian. The newly minted Hall of Famer hasn't won a tournament in six years...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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