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Ranking each and every beautiful hole at Pebble Beach

One of the unique advantages that the sport of golf has is its honest beauty. Places like Wrigley Field and Lambeau are wonderful because of the history that seeps out of the crevices and nooks around the buildings, but if aliens landed on Earth, they wouldn’t exactly find those places spectacular looking.With golf courses, they would, and there’s no better example of this than...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

West Coast Swing can get a bad reputation for weather

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) The first stop on the ''California Coastal Swing'' featured 40 mph gusts and rain that led to a Monday finish at Torrey Pines with no spectators and hardly any volunteers. And that's all it takes to revive memories of what once was referred to as the Wet Coast Swing. Reputations can be hard to break. The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was canceled...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Champions Tour selects Sherwood CC for season-ending event

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Champions Tour will stage the first of three season-ending events in the new Charles Schwab Cup playoffs at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. The tour said Thursday the PowerShares QQQ Championship will be played Oct. 28-30. The club located outside Los Angeles also will play host in 2017 and 2018. Sherwood is set to re-open...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus gave Tiger Woods great life advice on his 40th birthday

Tiger Woods turned 40 years old on Dec. 30, a birthday that causes anxiety for a lot of people.Take it from the great Jack Nicklaus that your life, in fact, is actually just getting started at 40 years old.Nicklaus sent a birthday tweet to Woods with some encouragement and a great bit of life advice:Here's the full text in the link included in Jack's tweet:Tiger may or may not have...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Woods receives nice message from Nicklaus on birthday

Tiger Woods turned 40 years old Wednesday. Jack Nicklaus took notice. Woods, who has been compared to Nicklaus throughout his illustrious golf career, received an inspirational birthday message from “The Golden Bear” on Twitter. “Happy Birthday @tigerwoods! Just remember that 40 is the new 30. I had one of the greatest years of my life when… https://t.co/ZBKZ2fViwA —...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

15 athletes who have their own clothing lines

Some athletes pose as short-term spokespersons for clothing labels. Others are so big-time that they create their own brands. Here is a look at just 15 professional athletes who have their own clothing lines.
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for Christmas Eve 2015

All Times Eastern College FootballBahamas Bowl, Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas Middle Tennessee vs. Western Michigan — ESPN, noon Hawaii Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI Cincinnati vs. San Diego State — ESPN, 8 p.m. Golf Drive Chip & Putt Championship 2015 — Golf Channel, 2 p.m. Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf: Jack Nicklaus vs. Arnold Palmer — Golf Channel...
Via Awful Announcing
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

David Feherty talks about staying clean and sober

David Feherty’s struggles with drugs and alcohol are well known. He’s shared his problems to anyone who would listen and the latest interview is with Rolling Stone. As he prepares to go full-time at his NBC/Golf Channel after 19 with CBS, Feherty was open about his dealings with depression and being diagnosed with bipolar plus all this while maintaining his television career...
Via Awful Announcing
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernhard Langer selected PGA Tour Champions player of year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Bernhard Langer has won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Champions player of the year for the record fifth time. Jerry Smith also was honored Saturday as the rookie of the year. Langer also won the award in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014. The 58-year-old German star successfully defended his Senior Players title in June in Massachusetts for his...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods’ career inches closer to an end after gloomy injury update

If you are a sports fan, you probably were glued to your TV on June 15, 2008, as Tiger Woods, Rocco Mediate and Lee Westwood battled it out for the 2008 U.S. Open. It truly was a once in a lifetime experience for viewers, with one of the greatest golfers of all time, Woods, persevering through injuries with a relative unknown, Mediate, and a major-less star, Westwood, standing in...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the List: Bill Willis Broke Barriers

Making The List has ignited into a joyous part of my week. After completing the previous week’s entry I find myself journeying into the process of researching the next deserving Great Buckeye. Certainly we all have names lined up. Trust me though it is a tougher avenue to travel than imaginable, because there are indeed many names that are Buckeye Great. Let’s click off...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. President’s Cup team has very odd lucky charm

OK, so I got a real good chuckle out of this. Apparently, the American President’s Cup team has a special good luck charm.   What is that good luck charm? How about rubbing the belly of one Phil Mickelson?   Look at the clip below, you’ll likely laugh: Thanks for the good luck, Phil. pic.twitter.com/cl0sWwxvwT — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) October 10, 2015 Seems like Phil was...
Via The GP Golf Report
October 11, 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...
Via The GP Golf Report
October 09, 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...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
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...
Via Awful Announcing
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...
Via Fox Sports
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 ...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from the 2015 PGA Championship

By Jesse Reed. 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...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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