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Which Golf Major Produces the Flukiest Winners?

Do you remember the 1990 PGA Championship? It really sucked because Wayne Grady won it. It always drove me crazy as a kid and young man when some lesser being thwarted history and took away Majors from the gods of the game (Fred Couples finished 2nd that tournament). Still does in fact. But as a […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Keegan Bradley: We need Fred Couples as Ryder Cup captain

We're just four days removed from the Americans' defeat at the Ryder Cup and the talk about the U.S. captain at Hazeltine National in 2016 has already begun. Several have lobbied for Paul Azinger to toss his name in the hat and the Europeans fear him, according to Padraig Harrington. He's the last to lead the U.S. to victory, so he makes for a good candidate. But Keegan...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fred Couples to host own show on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio

ATLANTA -- Fred Couples has been talking sports for 20 years at PGA Tour events. Now he can do that as host of his own radio show. ''The Fred Couples Show'' will make its debut on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Sept. 25, the night before the Ryder Cup begins. Along with being a Masters champion and former No. 1 player in the world, Couples is a sports junkie. He says...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Couples to host own radio show on XM

ATLANTA (AP) Fred Couples has been talking sports for 20 years at PGA Tour events. Now he can do that as host of his own radio show. ''The Fred Couples Show'' will make its debut on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Sept. 25, the night before the Ryder Cup begins. Along with being a Masters champion and former No. 1 player in the world, Couples is a sports junkie. He says...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples closes with 61, then wins playoff at Calgary

  Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under-par 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff. The 54-year-old Couples also eagled the par-5 11th and had five birdies in his bogey-free round at Canyon Meadows. Andrade closed with a 62, making a short eagle putt on...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples wins Champions Tour event

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff. The 54-year-old Couples also eagled the par-5 11th and had five birdies in his bogey-free round at Canyon Meadows. Andrade closed with a 62, making a short...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Couples still seeking elusive hometown win

  It will remain a sore spot with Fred Couples until he's finally able to add the accomplishment to his resume. For all the tournament's won during his career, Couples has still never won in the Seattle area, where he grew up. Not that he's had many chances. With Seattle lacking a regular PGA Tour stop the most marquee events that Couples has participated were the 1998...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Couples still seeking elusive hometown win

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) It will remain a sore spot with Fred Couples until he's finally able to add the accomplishment to his resume. For all the tournament's won during his career, Couples has still never won playing back home in or around Seattle where he grew up. Not that he's had many chances. With Seattle lacking a regular PGA Tour stop the most marquee events that...
Via AP on Fox
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples, Jim ‘Bones’ McKay Share Rare Feat at Sawgrass’ 17th

Fred Couples has spent his career wowing crowds with his ability on the golf course. With a swing that looks so smooth it could lull you to sleep, yet so powerful it helped spawn his nickname, “Boom-Boom,” Couples has been producing memorable moments for nearly 35 years. Many of those memories came at TPC Sawgrass during the Players Championship. Couples won the tournament in...
Via Back9Network
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Augusta member outplays Rory McIlroy at the Masters

Jeff Knox, an Augusta National member, shot a 2-under 70 during the third round of the Masters on Saturday, beating former world No. 1 Rory McIlroy’s score by one stroke. Knox served as a non-competing marker with McIlroy because an odd number of players made the cut. “Jeff is a great player,” McIlroy said. “He beat me by one. So I thought he was going to be nice and...
Via Sports-Glory
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Couples leads AARP charge into Masters weekend

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Fred Couples won't have to worry about squeezing in a few extra practice rounds for the upcoming Greater Gwinnett Championship on the Champions Tour. He'll be honing his game this weekend at a much tougher venue.
Via FOXSports.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

ECCO Releases Limited Edition Fred Couples Shoe

ECCO Golf’s BIOM Hybrid golf shoe is one of the most comfortable on the market. Fred Couples is one of the coolest players on the planet. Wouldn’t it make sense to combine the two?ECCO certainly thought so, which is why they just announced the limited edition Fred Couples Signature Series BIOM Hybrid golf shoe.Related Link: Fred Couples: The Coolest Man In GolfAccording to a...
Via Back9Network
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Why the Champions Tour is underrated

This past week I had the opportunity to work for The Golf Channel at the 2014 Mississippi Gulf Coast Resorts Classic Golf Tournament. This is a PGA Champions Tour event. Now, many of you may be thinking, “Champions Tour – all I care about are the young guys. The others are old and washed up.” Well you, my friend, are very very wrong. I learned a lot this week, including how...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Couples fires 6-under 66, takes lead at Fallen Oak

SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) Fred Couples shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak on Friday.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Masters Countdown: 30 Days

If you are like me, you have endured a winter for the ages. The snow, ice, and record low temperatures have made me long for springtime in a way I never thought I would. There is light at the end of the tunnel, folks. The Masters are only 30 days away. That’s right, the annual golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia, is almost upon us. Since we have 30 days to countdown, I thought...
Via Tap In Golf
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

So Happy Together: Fred Couples at Riviera Country Club

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “horses for courses.” For Fred Couples and Riviera Country Club, that is most certainly the case.Related Link: Fred Couples Missed Super Bowl Because He’s Too Good at GolfCouples is making his 32nd career start at the Northern Trust Open this week, and although he’s playing on a sponsor’s exemption and has been alive for north of 50 years...
Via Back9Network
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples still relevant at Riviera

Fred Couples doesn't talk in circles, but that's generally the path of his conversation. He can talk about Justin Bieber and Blake Griffin one minute, switch over to the redo of the fifth green at Riviera the next minute, and then wonder why the Champions Tour gets to play Pebble Beach during the prime part of the season. The 54-year-old Couples went silent when talking...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples giving up Super Bowl tickets after making cut

Golfer Fred Couples made the cut at the Dubai Desert Classic this weekend, so the Seattle Seahawks fan will be giving up his tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII to continue competing in the event. Not a bad consolation prize, huh? Couples, 54, bought Super Bowl tickets six months ago on a hunch that his hometown […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Fan Fred Couples Makes Cut, Forced to Relinquish Super Bowl Tickets

Fred Couples found himself in a unique position on Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic. Birdies on the last two holes guaranteed he would make the cut — and have to watch the Super Bowl from an airport instead of the 50-yard line. Couples bought two Super Bowl tickets six months ago in hopes that his hometown team, the Seattle Seahawks, would make it to the big game. Though his...
Via NESN.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples To Miss Super Bowl Because He’s Too Good at Golf

Noted Seattle Seahawks fan Fred Couples – who’s a season ticket holder and was an honorary 12th Man at a game last month – bought two tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII months ago with hopes that his squad would actually make it there. They did. How perfect.Related Link: Fred Couples Honorary 12th Man at Seahawks’ GameThat is, until Couples played too well this week at the Dubai...
Via Back9Network
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Langer wins Champions opener by 3 strokes

Bernhard Langer birdied five of the last six holes Sunday to pull away from Fred Couples and Jeff Sluman and win the Mitsubishi Electric Championship by three strokes. The 56-year-old German shot his second straight 64 in the final round of the winners-only event that opened the 35th season of the Champions Tour. He finished with a 54-hole total of 22-under 194 at Hualalai. Langer...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Langer wins 2014 opener by three strokes

Bernhard Langer birdied five of the last six holes Sunday to pull away from Fred Couples and Jeff Sluman and win the Mitsubishi Electric Championship by three strokes. The 56-year-old German shot his second straight 64 in the final round of the winners-only event that opened the 35th season of the Champions Tour. He finished with a 54-hole total of 22-under 194 at Hualalai. Langer...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Langer, Couples tied for lead heading into final round

Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples broke away with birdies on the 17th to top the leaderboard going into Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Facing benign conditions for the 35th season opener for the Champions Tour, Langer shot an 8-under 64 to get to 14 under for the tournament. Couples caught him with his second straight 65. Mark O'...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples on Michael Jordan on the golf course: “He excels at beating me”

Well, it looks like the great Fred Couples has lost to another great in Michael Jordan on the course. It’s definitely surprising because we knew MJ was goo but that good? Jeez homie that’s impressive! According to givemesport.com, Fred said that MJ “has skills” and said that he excels when it comes to “winning, betting and beating me”. Both legends are good friends and...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Couples Among Great Photos on Imgur

You seriously never know when you might pop up on social media, especially if you’re somewhat well-known. As such, there was Fred Couples, the coolest man in golf, just chillin’ at the airport when someone snapped a photo. Soon enough, the picture ended up on Imgur.com, which calls itself “the go-to destination for viral images.”My friend is in the airport and just tweeted...
Via Back9Network
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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