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GoDaddy founder marketing line of golf clubs at $5,000 a set

KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Bob Parsons conducts business to an extreme, and that now includes golf clubs.The people he hired to build his golf clubs have no limitations and no deadlines. Money is no object, either, and that better be the case for the consumers. Parsons, the billionaire founder of GoDaddy, is selling his PXG clubs at about $5,000 for the entire set."Making money is not what...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson among 8 players moving to PXG

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) Bob Parsons conducts business to an extreme, and that now includes golf clubs. The people he hired to build his golf clubs have no limitations and no deadlines. Money is no object, either, and that better be the case for the consumers. Parsons, the billionaire founder of GoDaddy, is selling his PXG clubs at about $5,000 for the entire set. ''Making money...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  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 inâ€...
Via NESN.com
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Spin the numbers: Telling different story of ratings for U.S. Open

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy Ed Sherman and The Sherman Report. The narrative for this year’s U.S. Open was that the ratings were at historic lows. From Sports Media Watch: Fox Sports’ first ever U.S. Open ended with near-record low numbers. Final round coverage of the U.S. Open earned a 4.2 final rating and 6.7 million viewers on FOX Sunday, up 40% in ratings and...
Via Awful Announcing
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernhard Langer Ties Course Record, Leads Senior Players Championship

BELMONT, Mass. — Bernhard Langer shot four birdies on the final five holes to tie a course record with a 6-under par 65 in the first round of the Senior Players Championship on Thursday. The tournament’s 2014 winner bogeyed twice but also had four birdies on the front nine. Guy Boros, Lee Janzen, and Rocco Mediate finished the round in a three-way tie for second at 4-under par...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernhard Langer ties course record, leads Senior Players Championship

  Bernhard Langer shot four birdies on the final five holes to tie a course record with a 6-under-par 65 in the first round of the Senior Players Championship on Thursday. The tournament's 2014 winner bogeyed twice but also had four birdies on the front nine. Guy Boros, Lee Janzen, and Rocco Mediate finished the round in a three-way tie for second at 4-under-par 67. Boros birdied...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Langer ties course record, leads Senior Players Championship

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) Bernhard Langer shot four birdies on the final five holes to tie a course record with a 6-under-par 65 in the first round of the Senior Players Championship on Thursday. The tournament's 2014 winner bogeyed twice but also had four birdies on the front nine. Guy Boros, Lee Janzen, and Rocco Mediate finished the round in a three-way tie for second at 4-under-par...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship 2015: Tee Times, Pairings For Rounds 1, 2

If you live in Massachusetts, some of the biggest names in golf are coming right to your backyard. The PGA Champions Tour will stop in the Bay State this weekend, as the Senior Players Championship kicks off Thursday at the Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass. The tournament features an impressive list of golfers, including five members of the World...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Players Championship Field: Five Hall Of Famers In Field At Belmont

The PGA Champions Tour is coming to the Boston area, and there’s no shortage of, well, champions. The PGA Tour’s senior circuit heads to Belmont Country Club in Belmont, Mass., for one of five yearly majors on the circuit. The tournament gets started Thursday afternoon at the Donald Ross model course just outside of Boston. There will be no shortage...
Via NESN.com
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The last time Tiger Woods won a major: A brief summary of the world in June 2008

It's been a been a while. Tiger Woods won his 14th major golf title at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course on June 16, 2008 on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff against Rocco Mediate after the pair remained knotted after a thrilling 18-hole playoff.  Woods played through obvious pain and two days later announced that he would miss the remainder of the 2008 season in...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Pernice, Goydos, Bryant share Allianz lead

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Tom Pernice Jr. closed with a double bogey for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead Friday in the Allianz Championship with Paul Goydos and Bart Bryant. Pernice, second behind Rocco Mediate two years ago at Broken Sound, hooked his drive into the water on the par-4 ninth. After a drop, he hit a 3-wood short of the green and missed a 9-foot putt. The...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pernice, Goydos, Bryant share Champions Tour lead

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Tom Pernice Jr. closed with a double bogey for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead Friday in the Allianz Championship with Paul Goydos and Bart Bryant. Pernice, second behind Rocco Mediate two years ago at Broken Sound, hooked his drive into the water on the difficult par-4 ninth. After a drop, he hit a 3-wood short of the green and missed a 9...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimenez, Mediate share lead in Champions Tour opener

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 in windy conditions Saturday for a share of the lead with Rocco Mediate in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Jimenez had nine birdies and a closing bogey to match Mediate at 11-under 133 at Hualalai Golf Club. Mediate, the first-round leader after a 66, had a bogey-free 67. Jimenez...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernhard Langer clinches Champions Tour title with 6th-place finish

  Michael Allen shot a 6-under-par 66 for a two-stroke victory Sunday in the Champions Tour's AT&T Championship, and Bernhard Langer wrapped up the Charles Schwab Cup title. Allen birdied three of the final four holes on TPC San Antonio's AT&T Canyons Course, holing a 5-footer on No. 18. He finished at 15-under 201 for his second victory of the season and seventh overall...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for September 9, 2014

All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup 1st Quarterfinal, Barcelona, Spain Lithuania vs. Turkey — NBA TV, 11 a.m. 2nd Quarterfinal, Barcelona, Spain Slovenia vs. United States — ESPN, 3 p.m. College Football BTN Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPNU, 2:30 p.m. Inside College...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuesday’s Viewing Picks

Basketball 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup 1st Quarterfinal, Barcelona, Spain Lithuania vs. Turkey — NBA TV, 11 a.m. 2nd Quarterfinal, Barcelona, Spain Slovenia vs. United States — ESPN, 3 p.m. College Football BTN Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPNU, 2:30 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS...
Via Fang's Bites
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Penguins stayed composed in Game 2?

Justin Boure had a really good piece on Thursday about the Penguins and why keeping their composure is going to be key against the Blue Jackets going forward. [ The Score ] In a series like Pittsburgh/Columbus, the Penguins need to understand: the Blue Jackets don’t truly believe they’re on the Penguins level. Theyhope they are, and they probably aren’t far off in reality...
Via The Pensblog
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Tiger Woods Will Never Win Another Major

So the big news this week is that Tiger Woods is going to miss the Masters but it’s time we face the reality: he’s not likely to ever win another major. Want to bet against it? Let’s look at some numbers. Tiger has not won a major championship since 2008, when he famously won the US Open on a broken leg in a playoff over Rocco Mediate. Since then, he has been stuck on 14, four...
Via NESN.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen shoots 12-under 60 to match Champions Tour record

Michael Allen matched the Champions Tour record with a 12-under 60 on Friday in the Allianz Championship, finishing the first round with an eagle and 10 birdies. The 55-year-old Allen became the ninth player in the history of the 50-and-over tour to shoot 60 and the first to accomplish the feat on a par-72 course. Allen birdied two of his final three holes in calm conditions on...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mediate back to defend title from his first Champions event

A year ago, Rocco Mediate was just another rookie on the Champions Tour. He thought he could win his inaugural start in the Allianz Championship at Broken Sound. But he admitted he had no idea. ''I put the work in, but you don't really know what's going to happen,'' Mediate said. ''I know how good the guys are on the Champions Tour.'' Mediate didn't take long to prove he could...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rocco Mediate leads Champions Tour opener

Rocco Mediate took the first-round lead Friday in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Mediate shot a 9-under 63 at Hualalai Golf Course, playing the first seven holes in 6-under with four birdies and an eagle on the par-5 seventh. He added birdies on Nos. 10, 14 and 18 to finish a stroke ahead of 2012 winner Dan Forsman. Mediate won twice last...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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