Dan Halldorson, Canadian who won on PGA Tour, dies at 63

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) Dan Halldorson, who won the 1980 Pensacola Open for his lone PGA Tour title and was one of Canada's most consistent golfers, died Thursday. He was 63. Golf Canada and the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada said he had a stroke Monday at his home in Cambridge, Illinois. At Pensacola, Halldorson finished with a 2-under 70 to beat Mike Sullivan and Gary Hallberg...
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Nicklaus to return to Father-Son Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jack Nicklaus always said family was more important than golf. December is one time of the year he gets to do both. Nicklaus and his son, Gary, headline the 20-team field for the PNC Father-Son Challenge that will be played Dec. 12-13 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club. It will be the 14th time that Jack Nicklaus plays in the event, and the seventh time for Gary...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump Compares Tom Brady To Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods (Video)

Tom Brady’s ability to thrive under pressure can’t be taught. Donald Trump, who’s good friends with Brady, was asked Monday on FOX Sports 1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” about the New England Patriots quarterback’s knack for stepping up in big moments. The Republican presidential candidate said it’s a characteristic that comes naturally, and that Brady is right...
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The Best And Worst Of A Historic Presidents Cup

The 2015 Presidents Cup went according to plan for Team USA and captain Jay Haas. The Americans held off the International Team to win by one point, keeping the cup for another two years. Held at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon City, South Korea, this year's edition of the biannual event failed to disappoint despite the fact that it aired unusually late for a golf broadcast...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for October 10, 2015

All Times Eastern BoxingManchester Arena, Manchester, Lancashire, United KingdomWBO Lightweight Championship Diego Magdaleno vs. Terry Flanagan — beIN Sports, 4 p.m. PBC on NBCSN, Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, MAWelterweights Danny O’Connor vs. Gabriel Bracero — NBCSN, 8 p.m. CFL Edmonton Eskimos at Calgary Stampeders — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Winnipeg Blue Bombers at BC Lions...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Phil Mickelson hits remarkable hole out from bunker

OK so there’s nuts, and then there’s crazy nuts. Not too many players in golf have hit some of the most jaw dropping shots you’ll ever see, quite like Phil can. This is why is known as “Phil the Thrill”. And he put on another thrill on the 12th hole at the Jack Nicklaus Club during the President’s Cup. Check it out! Phil being Phil. #QuickHits http://t.co/TTki4INiWu...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

7 Best Moments in Presidents Cup History

Though the U.S. has dominated the Presidents Cup, defeating the international team in eight of the ten events, there hasn’t been a lack of memorable moments. With the 11th edition of the biennial tournament underway at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea, we look back at our seven favorite moments from past Presidents Cups: 7) Woody Austin falls into lakeWoody...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson-Zach Johnson pairing working out just fine for Americans

INCHEON, South Korea – Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson stood on the 18th green at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea, waiting to be interviewed on television after a 2-up victory over Jason Day and Steven Bowditch in Thursday’s opening foursomes session of the Presidents Cup. Mickelson was all smiles, but he was getting antsy. “Are we going to do this or what?” he said. Just then...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

International issue: How to make peanut butter and jelly

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) The Presidents Cup is being held in Asia for the first time, and one critical component got lost in translation. How to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. That's been a staple for years during long days of matches and even some practice rounds. But it took most of the week at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea for the food handlers to understand exactly...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for October 7, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. ESPNU Film Room — ESPNU, 6:30 p.m. SEC Inside: South Carolina at Missouri — SEC Network, 7 p.m. SEC Film Room — SEC Network, 7:30 p.m. College VolleyballWomen’s Texas at Baylor — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Kansas at Texas Tech — Fox College Sports Atlantic...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott trying to fill the (Presidents) Cup

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Adam Scott has seven Presidents Cup logos on his bag to show how many teams he has made. Except for one tie, those cups are empty. No player symbolizes the futility of the International team more than Scott, simply because he has been around the longest. And no other player on the International team is more determined to end more than a decade of losing...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Thongchai takes a path like no other to Presidents Cup

One stick took away the dreams of Thongchai Jaidee. Another stick allowed him to go places he never imagined. The next stop on a journey that keeps getting better is the Presidents Cup, where Thongchai will be the first player from Thailand to compete in the matches. The 45-year-old former paratrooper will be playing the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea with players like Jordan Spieth...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Making The List: The Washington Court House Bomber

After listing the great Jesse Owens, Jack Nicklaus, Woody Hayes, & Archie Griffin as top tier Buckeyes that deserve first mention of Making The List I will continue as I have from the last two weeks – and go with football. It is football season and seems appropriate. I will go controversial this week. I find the need to do so. When you think Quarterback for The Ohio State...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Presidents Cup, International capsules

A capsule look at the International team for the Presidents Cup, to be played Oct. 8-11 at Jack Nicklaus Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea. Listed in the order they made the team: JASON DAY Age: 27 Country: Australia Ranking: 2. Worldwide wins: 7. 2015 wins: Farmers Insurance Open, RBC Canadian Open, PGA Championship, The Barclays, BMW Championship. Majors: PGA Championship (2015...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Best moments in 10 previous meetings of the Presidents Cup

The 10 best moments from the Presidents Cup, which will be played Oct. 8-11 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon, South Korea: 10. OH, CANADA: Mike Weir, at No. 20 in the standings, was a captain's pick for the 2007 Presidents Cup in Canada. Even though the Americans had a huge lead at Royal Montreal going into Sunday, the Canadian faced Tiger Woods with a nation watching...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Facts and figures for the 11th Presidents Cup

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Facts and figures for the 11th Presidents Cup matches: Teams: United States against an International team of players from everywhere but Europe. Dates: Oct. 8-11. Venue: Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea. Length: 7,380 yards. Par: 36-36-72. Points needed to win: 15 1/2. Captains: Jay Haas (U.S.) and Nick Price (International) Defending champion: United States...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the List: The Golden Bear

Of all the great athletes that has once called The Ohio State University home, following mention of the phenomenal Jesse Owens last week, somehow it seems both appropriate, even right to crown Jack Nicklaus as our second mention in ‘Making the List’. Jack William Nicklaus was born January 21, 1940 in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington where he’d go on graduate from the...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for September 3, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football Viewing Picks College SoccerWomen’s Rutgers at Princeton — ESPNU, 5 p.m. CyclingLa Vuelta a España Stage 12: Escaldes to Engordany. Andorra-Lleida — Universal Sports, 10 a.m. GolfEuropean PGA TourRussian Open, Skolkovo Golf Club, Moscow, Russia 1st Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. Golf Central Special: 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship News...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Quirky approach makes U.S. Am champ DeChambeau captivating

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — In 1965, a young kid with tons of power and plenty of potential won a well-known golf tournament in Georgia by a then-tournament record nine shots at just 25-years-old. His name was Jack Nicklaus, the tournament was the Masters, and the quote has been passed from generation to generation, legend to legend, but still seems to perfectly encapsulate each new...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU's DeChambeau tops Virginia's Bard to capture US Amateur title

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- SMU senior Bryson DeChambeau won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday to become the fifth player to win the tournament and NCAA individual title in the same year. DeChambeau, from Clovis, California, beat Virginia junior Derek Bard of New Hartford, New York, 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final at Olympia Fields. Jack Nicklaus (1961), Phil Mickelson (1990), Tiger Woods (1996...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU senior Bryson DeChambeau wins US Amateur

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) SMU senior Bryson DeChambeau won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday to become the fifth player to win the tournament and NCAA individual title in the same year. DeChambeau, from Clovis, California, beat Virginia junior Derek Bard of New Hartford, New York, 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final at Olympia Fields. Jack Nicklaus (1961), Phil Mickelson (1990), Tiger Woods ...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from the 2015 PGA Championship

Jason Day won the 2015 PGA Championship with a stellar final-round score of 67, smoking the field and beating Jordan Spieth by three strokes. The tournament was hotly contested from start to finish, but in the end it was finally Day’s chance to shine in a major championship. With that as our launching point, we present the top storylines from the 2015 PGA Championship. Jason...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines heading into the PGA Championship

There is plenty to talk about as the 2015 PGA Championship gets set to kick off on Thursday, August 13. The final major championship of the year, this tournament typically brings out the best in the world’s top golfers. Youngsters Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth headline a loaded field, while savvy veterans like Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods hope they have what it takes to reclaim...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass ready for next challenge

PLYMOUTH–Mark Whipple was working. So was Ryan Bamford. Whipple sat at a table on the tee-of the 137 yard, 7th hole at the Jack Nicklaus course at the Pine Hills golf facility. Bamford, UMass’s new Director of Athletics, was doing the same thing at the 175 yard, 3rd hole. Both men were offering their shots…
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

State fair butter sculptures honor Ohio State football national championship

Ohio State football's 2014 national championship squad has been honored multiple times since January, and opportunities to recognize the Buckeyes' winning the first College Football Playoff Championship Game are starting to run low as the 2015 season approaches. Of course there was no way the Ohio State Fair and Ohio dairy farmers were not going to take the chance to put its unique...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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