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Sergio Garcia Surprises Golfers, Hands Out Free TaylorMade Drivers

It’s a special day when any amateur golfer tees it up at Bethpage Black on Long Island, N.Y., home of the 2002 U.S. Open (won by Tiger Woods), ’09 U.S. Open (Lucas Glover), ’12 Barclays (Nick Watney), and future home of the 2019 PGA Championship and 2024 Ryder Cup. It ranks No. 8 on Golf Digest‘s list of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses.Might the day be even better...
Via Back9Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Justin Rose – Photo Credit: David Walberg / SI This week the PGA tour heads to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC Louisiana just west of New Orleans. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Tour Stop The TPC Louisiana is a 7,399 yards, par 72 course built in 2004. The Zurich has been at this course since 2005 (with only one...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

TaylorMade Holds ‘Loft Up’ Event at Farmers Insurance Open

Prior to this week’s Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA Tour, TaylorMade hosted a “Loft Up” event on Monday to demonstrate its breakthrough discoveries in driver technology.Using Tour player distance data acquired from 1990-2013, TaylorMade showcased the patterns of distance gain, and where future decades are advancing. Tour players, including 1997 Open Championship winner Justin...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson misses pro-am at Kapalua because of sore neck

Dustin Johnson says his neck is feeling better and that he expects to defend his title in the Tournament of Champions. Johnson withdrew from the pro-am Thursday because of stiffness in the left side of his neck. He says he slept on it awkwardly, and then felt a twinge as he turned suddenly when someone called his name. He says he took some strong anti-inflammatory medicine and...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bethpage Black gets big-time events

Bethpage Black, the brawny Long Island layout that has played host to two recent US Opens, will be the site of a Ryder Cup and a PGA Championship, Golfweek has learned. The 2024 Ryder Cup and the 2019 PGA will be held at Bethpage Black, ranked No. 21 on Golfweek's Best Classic list, according to sources close to the negotiations. The announcement was expected to occur Aug. 13...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A Rose by any other name still headed for the exit

Two weeks after enjoying the perks of a U.S. Open champion, from dining with the prime minister to watching the Wimbledon men's final from the Royal Box, Justin Rose led a parade of stars exiting the British Open. Rose shot a 6-over 77 Friday to finish with a two-round total of 152, missing the cut by two strokes. He was joined by several former major winners, including Rory...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson shares lead at John Deere

Zach Johnson has evolved into one of the most consistent players the John Deere Classic has ever seen. Johnson put together another steady round Friday, maintaining a share of the lead despite standout efforts from rookie Patrick Reed and Lucas Glover. Johnson, the defending champion, shot a 5-under 66 to join Reed and Glover atop the leaderboard at 12-under 130 following second...
Via Fox Sports
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Castro leads at Congressional

Roberto Castro didn't qualify for the U.S. Open this year. But he felt as if he played in one at Congressional on Thursday in the AT&T National. Castro ran off three straight birdies late in his round for a 5-under 66, giving him the lead on a tough day that didn't yield too many low scores considering the cloud cover and relatively soft conditions. Billy Horschel,...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Five former Open winners miss cut

It took three days, but the cut at the 113th US Open was finally set on Saturday morning at 8-over 148, leaving 74 players to play the final 36 holes at Merion Golf Club. Due to weather conditions that postponed the first round twice on Thursday, the first round was not completed until Friday and the second round was suspended on Friday due to darkness with 68 players on the course...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel wins Zurich Classic

Billy Horschel shot an 8-under 64 Sunday in the final round of the Zurich Classic, maintaining his composure through two weather delays for his first-career PGA Tour victory. The American began the day two shots behind third-round leader Lucas Glover and surged into the lead with six straight birdies after the first delay. He finished at 20 under, narrowly holding off Shell Houston...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Glover holds lead after second round

Lucas Glover made an 18-foot birdie putt on his final hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Boo Weekley after the second round of the Zurich Classic. Glover, the 2009 U.S. Open winner, shot a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under at TPC Louisiana. ''I've been hitting it good for a couple months and finally started making some putts,'' Glover said. ''I mean...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas Glover leads after third round

Lucas Glover increased his lead to two strokes in the Zurich Classic to remain in position for his first victory in two years. The 2009 U.S. Open winner shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday to reach 14 under at TPC Louisiana. Kyle Stanley, Jimmy Walker, Billy Horschel and D.A. Points were tied for second. Stanley had a 65, Walker and Horschel shot 66, and Points had a 70. Guan Tianlang...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Clark speaks his mind on anchoring

Tim Clark would have been easy to miss among dozens of PGA Tour players who poured out of a hotel ballroom after a two-hour meeting on the proposed ban of the stroke used for long putters, except he was the only guy with a suitcase. Clark didn't bring golf clubs to Torrey Pines, only an overnight bag. He didn't play in the tournament last week, but he paid his way to San...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Clark speaks softly and carries a long putter

Tim Clark would have been easy to miss among dozens of U.S. PGA Tour players who poured out of a hotel ballroom after a two-hour meeting on the proposed ban of the stroke used for long putters - except he was the only guy with a suitcase. Clark didn't bring golf clubs to Torrey Pines, only an overnight bag. He didn't play in the tournament last week, but he paid his way...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Some of the faster players are getting slow

Five tournaments into his rookie season, Brian Harman realized his game wasn't suited for the PGA Tour. He played too fast. At a time when tournament golf is getting unwanted attention for taking too long, Harman is among several young players setting a good pace, not to mention a good example. But after more than a month of standing around, he needed help. So he called Lucas...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

FedEx Cup playoff field loaded

In five weeks they will put Europe first. But for right now, their passion is for America. Specifically, the cash that flows through the American PGA Tour. At least seven (Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Justin Rose, Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia, Peter Hanson), but possibly eight or nine (Ian Poulter and Padraig Harrington) members of next month's European Ryder...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Wyndham Championship- Tim Clark set to shine

The PGA Tour heads to Greensboro, North Carolina this week for the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club. This will be the regular season finale as the players jockey for a position in the top 125 standings to extend their seasons. Sedgefield Country Club has hosted this event since 2008. It is a Par 70 course measuring at 7177 yards. There are 48 sand bunkers and...
Via USA Sports 360
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Martin's US Open return rekindles time with Tiger

Driving around The Olympic Club brought back memories for Casey Martin that stretched beyond the last U.S. Open here and to his playing days with Tiger Woods down the road at Stanford. Martin, Woods and the rest of the Cardinal often played each other for friendly cash wagers. Once, Martin said, he and teammate Notah Begay III beat Woods and Conrad Ray - now the Stanford men'...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina Welcomes The PGA Tour

This week's stop on the PGA Tour is the Wells Fargo Championship from Charlotte, North Carolina. Last year's champion was decided in sudden death when former Clemson teammates Lucas Glover and Jonathan Byrd tied in regulation when Byrd birdied the final hole. In the playoff, Glover drove the middle of the fairway and hit the green in regulation while Byrd went from the fairway...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Caddie takes on gator at Heritage

It was one thing to have a difficult shot. It was another thing entirely to face a life-threatening situation. But fortunately, Brian Gay has a caddie, Kip Henley, who isn't afraid to challenge an alligator. "They won't come at you when they're turned the other way," Henley said. Ah, could he guarantee that? "Well, no, I can't guarantee it."...
Via Fox Sports
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Masters gets an orange feel

Every year the images from Augusta National Golf Club are the colorful azaleas and the saturated hue of green from the perfectly manicured grass. This year you can add orange to the Masters color scheme. Four golfers with ties to Clemson University wouldnt mind mixing their Tiger orange with a green jacket that is traditionally draped around the Masters champion. Lucas Glover...
Via Fox Sports South
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

The Masters gets an orange feel

Every year the images from Augusta National Golf Club are the colorful azaleas and the saturated hue of green from the perfectly manicured grass. This year you can add orange to the Masters color scheme. Four golfers with ties to Clemson University wouldnt mind mixing their Tiger orange with a green jacket that is traditionally draped around the Masters champion. Lucas Glover...
Via Fox Sports South
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

It's all about the Achilles tendon

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer This might come as a shock, but Tiger Woods isn't the only player coping with an injury. Paul Goydos was driving to the doctor's office Tuesday morning to have surgery on his left wrist. It has been bothering him most of his 25 years on the PGA Tour, but the pain usually goes away. This time, it didn't. He has a...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Bradley chasing 3rd Puerto Rico Open title

Michael Bradley is trying to keep it simple in his bid to win the Puerto Rico Open for the third time in four years. ''I just hope I play well and make some putts, Bradley said Wednesday. ''That's what it boils down to. If you're hitting it where you're aiming and making putts, and you're not beating yourself and making mental mistakes, then hopefully...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Glover Withdraws From Sony With Sprained Knee

Lucas Glover withdrew from the Sony Open in Honolulu with a sprained right knee that still is not strong enough for him to play golf.
Via New York Times Sports
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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