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Why the PGA Championship Is Not a Minor Major

Lots of people regard the PGA Championship as the “minor major.” You may even be one of them. If you are one of those whose juices don’t start flowing at the thought of “Glory’s Last Shot,” it might be time to remind you why you are so wrong. And you are wrong. Really, you are. Do you think that Rich Beem, Shaun Micheel, Bob Tway, John Mahaffey, Mark Brooks, Wayne Grady...
Via Back9Network
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Best Moments at Riviera Country Club

Back at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles for the Northern Trust Open, the PGA Tour returns to one of the most picturesque and historic sites in all of golf. Take a look back at the nine greatest golf moments at Riviera:1948 U.S. Open: Ben Hogan owns the placeAfter triumphing at the 1947 and ’48 Los Angeles Opens, the legendary Ben Hogan returned to Riviera in the summer of 1948...
Via Back9Network
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

India ready for team golf league

After successfully applying the pro-league formula in a revamp of domestic cricket, India is set to welcome international golf stars including two-time major winner Angel Cabrera, British Open winner Darren Clarke and 2005 US Open champion Michael Campbell in a franchise-based Golf Premier League. Devised by local player Shiv Kapur, the new tournament comprises eight teams of four...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

India ready for team-based Golf Premier League

After successfully applying the pro-league formula in a revamp of domestic cricket, India is set to welcome international golf stars including two-time major winner Angel Cabrera, British Open winner Darren Clarke and 2005 U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell in a franchise-based Golf Premier League. Devised by local player Shiv Kapur, the new tournament comprises eight teams of...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Beem to travel far and wide in 2013

Maybe the Auto Club would route him differently. Likewise, one of those talking GPS contraptions. But Rich Beem has settled on a unique and personal direction of travel. The road from his home in Austin, Texas, back to the PGA Tour will run through Ahmedabad and then continue in Pune before winding up in Panama City. Ahmedabad and Pune, as in cities in India? Panama City along...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

5 big surprises at the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship has delivered its share of unlikely winners over the years, particularly one stretch in the 1990s when eight of its 10 champions that decade won their first major. Go back to 1990, and the PGA Championship produced the most players who won only one major in their careers. A year ago at Atlanta Athletic Club, Keegan Bradley was tied for the lead through 36 holes...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  1 Comment

The Final Major, PGA Championship

Glory’s last shot, it has been said, culminates this weekend at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. And if form holds, it is anyone’s guess who will take it. Up until this year’s British Open, when Ernie Els took the Championship, it had been 15 majors in a row of first time major winners. Could it happen this week? If so, who will be the fortunate darkhorse? Why not local favorites...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

John Daly closes gap at Sicilian Open

John Daly shot five birdies and an eagle in his second round to move to 6 under and challenge the leaders at the Sicilian Open on Friday. With afternoon winds blowing in off the Mediterranean, the 46-year-old Daly managed the conditions to post a 5-under 67. ''The last eleven holes were very, very difficult.'' Daly said. ''The winds just got stronger and...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Sicilian Open Scores,0132

Sicilian Open Scores Leading scores Thursday at the Sicilian Open, a European Tour event on the par-72, 6,766-meter (7,375-yard) Verdura Golf and Spa Resort: First Round Peter Lawrie, Ireland 64 Soren Kjeldsen, Denmark 65 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 65 Tano Goya, Argentina 65 James Morrison, England 66 Joakim Largergren, Sweden 66 Alex Haindl, South Africa 66 Gary Orr, Scotland...
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March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Daly to return to Euro Tour after injury

John Daly will return to the European Tour for the Hassan II Trophy tournament, confident he's recovered from an injury to his right elbow. Daly tore tendons in his elbow hitting a submerged tree root at the ninth hole during the final round of the Avantha Masters last month in India. ''My elbow was very swollen and hurting really bad for about a week after playing...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Daly back on tour after elbow injury

Double major winner John Daly has returned to the European Tour and this week's Hassan II Trophy in Morocco confident he has fully recovered from an injury to his right elbow. Daly tore tendons in his elbow hitting a submerged tree root at the ninth hole during the final round of the Avantha Masters in India last month. The 1991 PGA and 1995 British Open winner immediately...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Daly back on European Tour after elbow injury

John Daly has returned to the European Tour for the Hassan II Trophy tournament, confident he's recovered from an injury to his right elbow. Daly tore tendons in his elbow hitting a submerged tree root at the ninth hole during the final round of the Avantha Masters last month in India. The 1991 PGA and 1995 British Open winner flew home to seek treatment, which included a cortisone...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss

The painful downside of Q School’s used-to-be’s

The upside of golf fandom is that you can follow your favorite players for literally decades, from the brief golden moment that they're youthful phenoms to the creaky-backed sunset of their Champions Tour years. The downside of golf fandom is that players can't ever escape you. We all hold memories of how players used to be, or could have been, or might have been had one...
Via Devil Ball Golf
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Tour Report: Four major winners in Q-school field (PGATOUR.com)

Four former major winners are among the 173 players who will begin play Wednesday at the Q-school finals at PGA West. The four are: Rich Beem – The 2002 PGA Championship winner played on a major medical extension in 2011. He tees off at 1:03 p.m. ET. David Duval – Winner of the 2001 British [...]
Via Yahoo! Sports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

A Few Q-School Players to Watch at Final Stage

The most brutal, grueling golf event of the year kicks off on Wednesday. No, not the U.S. Open or the British Open. Miles past the U.S. Amateur or a Ryder Cup. It's the final stage of PGA Tour Q-School, where dreams go to die, and six rounds take you from obscure or forgotten player to the big show. Here are a few players to watch that will tee it up at PGA West this week. ...
Via Dogs Chase Cars
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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