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Nicklaus, Irwin: Quit whining about Chambers & just win Open

Forty-one years later, it remains the benchmark by which demanding tests of golf are held, and Hale Irwin won't dispute that winning the U.S. Open at Winged Foot in 1974 was grueling work. It's just that in one respect there was an ease to it. "By Tuesday, 70 percent of the field had given up," Irwin said. "I said to myself: All I have to do is beat 30 percent." So infamously tough...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Key anniversaries at the US Open

A look at some of the anniversaries at the US Open this year: 100 years ago (1915): A four-time U.S. Amateur champion, Jerome Travers won his only U.S. Open title with a 73-76 final day to hold off Tom McNamara by one shot at Baltusrol. It was the second time in three years an amateur had won the U.S. Open. Walter Hagen was the defending champion and finished nine shots behind. A...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship 2015: Tee Times, Pairings For Rounds 1, 2

If you live in Massachusetts, some of the biggest names in golf are coming right to your backyard. The PGA Champions Tour will stop in the Bay State this weekend, as the Senior Players Championship kicks off Thursday at the Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass. The tournament features an impressive list of golfers, including five members of the World...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship Field: Five Hall Of Famers In Field At Belmont

The PGA Champions Tour is coming to the Boston area, and there’s no shortage of, well, champions. The PGA Tour’s senior circuit heads to Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass., for one of five yearly majors on the circuit. The tournament gets started Thursday afternoon at the Donald Ross model course just outside of Boston. There will be no shortage...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Contest: 56-60

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Throughout the month of June, YOU tell us which one is the best. Covers 56 – 60 include a baby-faced Tulo, Hale Irwin and Gary Zimmerman’s Hall call. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we’ll showcase some of our staff favorites and alert you when new covers are...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Clubhouse: Hale Irwin

World Golf Hall of Famer and three-time U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin joined Jeff Rude and John Maginnes of The Clubhouse. Former PGA Tour pro John Maginnes, longtime Golfweek Senior Writer Jeff Rude, and extreme sports champion Will Christien co-host Back9Network’s nightly talk show, The Clubhouse. The playful banter of Maginnes, Rude and Christien will echo the conversations...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Clubhouse Match Play: Tiger’s Swing, Golf Fights and More

It’s time for John and Jeff’s Match Play segment where they debate some of the hot topics of the week.  Today they discuss whether or not Tiger needs a swing coach, which golfers  you should avoid if a brawl breaks out on the course, and who’s had a better Champions Tour career, Bernhard Langer or Hale Irwin. Former PGA Tour pro John Maginnes, longtime Golfweek Senior Writer...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

RBC Heritage Has History of Major Moments

It may not be considered a major but the RBC Heritage at the Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, S.C., has a history that could rival that of the Masters, PGA Championship or either Open. Davis Love III has won the event five times, while names like Hale Irwin, Tom Watson, Johnny Miller and Payne Stewart have won the event multiple times. Stewart’s win in 1989 is credited...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Golf Legends To Take On Par-3 Course

Growing the game of golf has been one of the PGA Tour’s main goals recently. It has been focused on making golf more accessible and appealing to those not already enamored with the game, which unfortunately, can be a difficult task.In its latest effort, the tour has decided to shorten the game, or at least the course its plays on. For the first time ever, it will sanction an event...
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February 26, 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 in a threesome with fellow Hall...
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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 in a threesome with fellow Hall...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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