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The Travelers Championship - Power Rankings

I’d like to start out talking about the World Cup because, mostly, I’d just like to avoid talking about my picks for the U.S. Open. With Pinehurst knocking away Bubba Watson’s shots like Tim Howard breaking up Ghana’s scoring chances, I was left with little in the way of points by Sunday as my other picks slowly faded out of the top 10. This spring has been particularly harsh...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ashworth Unveils U.S. Open Commemorative Golf Shirts

Ashworth Golf has released the second and third installments of their limited edition Majors Series golf shirt line to coincide with this week’s U.S. Open Championship from Pinehurst.The series was designed to commemorate notable major victories by Ashworth players, including Justin Rose and Retief Goosen – both of whom won the U.S. Open in recent years (2013 and 2004, respectively...
Via Back9Network
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MASTERS GOLF APPAREL PREVIEW

Ahead of the Masters Tournament, apparel companies have been releasing wardrobe scripts for golfers. Players will debut a wide array of on-course fashions in Augusta, from Nike’s bold aesthetic and Puma’s colorful, edgy designs, to more classic and elegant styles from Ralph Lauren RLX and Peter Millar. The tournament also marks the release of a special-edition collection from...
Via A Glam Slam
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The 10 Biggest Flops in Championship History

The Seahawks-Broncos Super Bowl was supposed to be a matchup of titans. Seattle's vaunted "Legion of Boom" lining up across from the best passing offense in NFL history. During the 2013 season, Peyton Manning passed for 55 touchdowns and 5,477 yards — both new NFL records. Denver became the first NFL team to score 600 points in a season, averaging 37.9 PPG and...
Via The AP Party
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kuchar, English win Shootout by setting tournament course record

Matt Kuchar and Harris English set a tournament course record by finishing at 34 under at the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Sunday. Kuchar and English beat the duo of Retief Goosen and Freddie Jacobson at the Tiburon Golf Resort's Gold course. The winners shot 25 under in their last 28 holes. Playing Sunday under a scramble format, they shot a 14-under 58. Goosen and Jacobson...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kuchar, English take four-shot lead at Franklin Templeton Shootout

Matt Kuchar and Harris English took a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Franklin Templeton Shootout, playing the back nine in 9-under 27 in the better-ball round for a 12-under 60. Kuchar and English were 20 under the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort's Tiburon course. They opened with a 64 on Friday in modified alternate-shot play. The team event ends Sunday with a scramble. Retief...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

England's Nixon leads season-opener in South African Open

A late charge gave England's Matthew Nixon an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead after the first round of the South African Open, the start of the 2014 European Tour season. Two-time US Open winner Retief Goosen and former Masters winner Charl Schwartzel also were in early contention. Nixon was one of the last players to finish Thursday, but ended with birdie, eagle, par to knock...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ishikawa heads strong Asia contingent at World Cup

Ryo Ishikawa is making his second trip to Royal Melbourne, with fond memories of the course from the 2011 Presidents Cup and as part of a strong Asian contingent for this week's World Cup. Equally strong are Ishikawa's recollections as a 10-year-old of watching on television his first World Cup at Gotemba City, Japan in 2001 when Ernie Els and Retief Goosen won for South...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

England's Nixon shoots 64, leads in South Africa

A late charge gave England's Matthew Nixon an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead after the first round of the South African Open, the start of the 2014 European Tour season. Two-time U.S. Open winner Retief Goosen and former Masters winner Charl Schwartzel also were in early contention at their home tournament. Nixon was one of the last players to finish Thursday, but ended with...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

US Open Foreign-Born Winners

2013 - Justin Rose, England 2011 - Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 2010 - Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland 2007 - Angel Cabrera, Argentina 2006 - Geoff Ogilvy, Austrailia 2005 - Michael Campbell, New Zealand 2004 - Retief Goosen, South Africa 2001 - Retief Goosen, South Africa 1997 - Ernie Els, South Africa 1994 - Ernie Els, South Africa 1981 - David Graham, Australia ...
Via AP on Fox
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Your May 31st Pin Sheet

Here's your May 31st Pin Sheet: Charl Schwartzel tweaks grip, has Memorial first round lead. Matteo Manassero tied for first round lead in Sweden. Tiger and Rory lackluster at Memorial:  "In honor of this week’s Scripps National Spelling Bee we offer the following assessment of Round 1 at the Memorial – U-N-C-H-A-R-A-C-T-E-R-I-S-T-I-C.  Or how about U-N...
Via The Pin Sheet
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury forces Goosen out of US Open

Two-time champion Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the US Open because of a back injury. The US Golf Association said Thursday that the 44-year-old South African player, the tournament winner in 2001 and 2004, pulled out because of the injury that also forced him to withdraw from the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship. Goosen's spot in the June 13-16 event...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Retief Goosen withdraws from US Open

Two-time champion Retief Goosen has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of a back injury. The U.S. Golf Association said Thursday that the 44-year-old South African player, the tournament winner in 2001 and 2004, pulled out because of the injury that also forced him to withdraw from the Wells Fargo Championship and The Players Championship. Goosen's spot in the June 13-16...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Be Nice To Golf Bags: Pants Petition Says ‘Let Golfers Play In Shorts’

You know what f**king sucks? Wearing pants. Especially when you’re trying to golf.If Johnson Wagner wants to wag his Johnson while he’s playing, who am I to stand in his way? That’s what the fine men and I’m assuming additional men over at Ashworth golf apparel think, and they’ve issued a “Pants Petition” asking the PGA to allow golfers the right to wear shorts. An...
Via With Leather
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Rose, Johnson Wagner, Justin Leonard Take Part in Ashworth Golf’s Pants Petition Video (Video)

PGA golfers want to take their pants off. Justin Rose, Johnson Wagner, Justin Leonard, Sean O’Hair and Retief Goosen are tired of the PGA’s rule that they can’t wear shorts. So they’ve paired with Ashworth Golf on the “pants petition.” The five golfers participated in a video begging the PGA to start allowing them to wear shorts out on the course when the weather calls...
Via NESN.com
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

On Tap this Week: 5/2/13

  At the beginning of the year, most looked at the Wells Fargo Championship as an opportunity to see the world’s best battle it out on a premier track. But as we come closer to the first tee shots, it doesn’t look like either of those things are going to happen. What on Earth do I mean?!? Well, keep reading. Tournament: Wells Fargo Championship Location: Quail...
Via Tap In Golf
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Elite Golfers Head To China For Volvo Open

The European Tour heads to Tianjin, China for the 10th edition of The Volvo China Open. Last year's event featured a final round battle between two of the Tour's young stars as Nicolas Colsaerts and Branden Grace dueled throughout the day. Grace eventually prevailed to claim his 3rd victory of the year and become just the second player in European Tour history to win three...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Grace on the rise, in contention

It's probably not a popular course of action to stand there as an unheralded young lad and take down not one, but two national heroes in a playoff. But it may go a long way in explaining why Branden Grace is where he his, which is a long way from where he was. Is: The 30th-ranked player in world. Was: No. 271 at the end of the 2011 season. Now moving up 241 spots in less...
Via Fox Sports
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

South Africa Host An Inaugural Event

The Africa Open is this week's stop on The European Tour. This is the fifth of six tournaments that will be played in South Africa and is a co-sanctioned event between the European and Sunshine Tours. This will be the fourth year for this event and all of the champions are Major winners and include Charl Schwartzel in the inaugural event while Louis Oosthuizen is two-time defending...
Via Fox Sports
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrington, Goosen start new year

Retief Goosen and Padraig Harrington won't have minded seeing the back of 2012. For the multiple major winners, it was a year probably best forgotten. Goosen struggled with a lingering back injury and didn't play a tournament for the last four months following the PGA Championship. Harrington's struggles with his game continued, finishing in the top 10 on the European...
Via Fox Sports
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Harrington, Goosen hope for happy new year

Retief Goosen and Padraig Harrington both won't have minded seeing the back of 2012. For the multiple major winners, it was a year probably best forgotten. Goosen struggled with a lingering back injury and didn't play a tournament for the last four months. Harrington's struggles with his game continued, with his tie for ninth at the season-ending Dubai World Championship...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wide-Open Fairways For Volvo Champions

The Volvo Golf Champions is this week's stop on the European Tour. This is the third of six events to be played in South Africa this season and the first event to kick off the 2013 calendar year. With the largest purse offered among the South African events, and a stringent eligibility standard that is open to last year's European Tour winners, past champions of the event...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Race To Dubai Champion Is Crowned

The entire victorious 2012 European Ryder Cup team will be on hand for the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The top 60 players in the standings on the European Tour have punched their ticket for this prestigious event, the culmination of the season-long Race to Dubai. Jumeirah Golf Estates' Earth Course will once again be the site of this...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Grace looks to cap breakout season

After winning four times in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, South Africa's Branden Grace can cap it with a title he prizes above all: his home country's national open. Scotland's Richie Ramsay is the only international player to win the historic South African Open in the past decade, making home players Grace, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Grace aims for home title at South African Open

After winning four times in his breakthrough season on the European Tour, South Africa's Branden Grace can cap it with a title he prizes above all: His home country's national open. Scotland's Richie Ramsay is the only international player to win the historic South African Open in the last decade, making home players Grace, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel and...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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