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Vijay Singh's 'antler spray' lawsuit against Tour on track for trial

Vijay Singh's lawsuit against the PGA Tour is on track for trial, though the outcome – barring a settlement or dismissal – likely won't be determined before the 2016 Masters.
Via FOXSports.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A closed shop for the Hall of Fame

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) No one should have been more thrilled than Vijay Singh to hear about the voting changes for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Via FOXSports.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Masters Countdown: 29 Days

Masters Moment #29: The Masters Tiger Didn't Win Here’s a spoiler, folks, this list will include a bunch of Tiger Woods moments at Augusta. Let’s be honest, he defines this tournament during my lifetime. But our first Tiger moment is about what he didn’t do. Most people would agree that 2000 was Tiger’s most impressive season. He won the US and British Opens by...
Via Tap In Golf
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vijay Singh gets key ruling in lawsuit against PGA Tour

Vijay Singh received a favorable ruling on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a judge allowed his complaint that he was treated differently from other players under the tour's anti-doping policy. The New York State Supreme Court only partially dismissed the lawsuit, meaning the case could be headed for trial. The tour announced a year ago that Singh would be suspended...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Singh gets key ruling in lawsuit against PGA Tour

Vijay Singh received a key ruling in his lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a judge allowed his complaint that he was treated differently from other players under the tour's anti-doping policy. Judge Eileen Bransten ruled Monday in New York State Supreme Court on the tour's motion to dismiss. She ruled in favor of the PGA Tour on five elements, most of those dealing with...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson opens new year with win in Tournament of Champions

Zach Johnson started the new year the same way he ended the last one. Johnson pulled away with three straight birdies on the back nine at Kapalua and closed with a 7-under-par 66 to win the Tournament of Champions on Monday. He didn't need any heroics, like holing out from a drop zone when he beat Tiger Woods in the World Challenge last month. This was mainly about chipping...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vijay Singh Signs with Hopkins Golf

PGA Tour veteran Vijay Singh has signed a sponsorship deal with Hopkins Golf, according to an announcement on Friday.Hopkins Golf, which is headed by Back9Network board member Greg Hopkins, specializes in making high-quality wedges for players of all talent levels. The company’s exposure on the pro circuit should increase substantially in 2014, thanks in part to landing in Vijay...
Via Back9Network
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Singh’s Lawyers Want Other Players Busted for Drugs, Who They Want Specifically

Remember when hall of famer Vijay Singh got busted for the deer antler spray thing? Well, now he’s trying to seek his revenge after feeling like the Tour did him wrong in busting him for drug use. He felt that he was done wrong because the Tour didn’t look into any other player but him and now his lawyers are taking action. An action that Vijay has been looking for as they want...
Via The GP Golf Report
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Lin Wen-tang out of World Cup with wrist injury

Taiwan's Lin Wen-tang has withdrawn from this week's World Cup of Golf with a left wrist injury. Asian Tour officials on Tuesday said Lin injured his wrist while playing last weekend at the Manila Masters. He had only received his visa to travel to Australia last Friday with some fast-track assistance from the manager at the Manila course, who is Australian. Lin will be...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott successfully defends title at Aust Masters

Adam Scott made it interesting for a while on a wind-swept afternoon at Royal Melbourne. Scott shot a scrambling even-par 71 for a two-shot victory and a successful defense of his Australian Masters title. It was his second victory in two weeks in Australia - he won last week's Australian PGA - in his first visit back home since his U.S. Masters title in April. Scott, who had...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott wins Australian Masters

Adam Scott shot a scrambling even-par 71 on Sunday for a two-shot victory and a successful defense of his Australian Masters title at wind-swept Royal Melbourne. American Matt Kuchar, who led by two strokes with four to play, double-bogeyed the 18th after taking two shots to get out of a bunker and finished second after a 68. Vijay Singh finished third after a 71, four behind Scott...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Singh taking on PGA Tour drug policy

In something of a bombshell at a recent court hearing, Vijay Singh's lawyer accused the PGA Tour of repeatedly exempting players from testing and punishment under its anti-doping program. But no proof has yet to be made public. Since Tour drug testing began in 2008, two players have been identified as using performance-enhancing substances. Doug Barron settled out of court in...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Koepka round away from PGA Tour card

Brooks Koepka knows what it's like to hold the lead going into the final round. And he knows what it's like to win. Just not in America. Playing the PGA Tour behind stops in Scotland and Shanghai, Koepka gave himself a great chance at yet another detour in his around-the-world journey this year. He had a 4-under 67 on Saturday in the Frys.com Open for a two-shot lead over...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Singh shoots 66 to move into second

Vijay Singh shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to move into second place after the second round of the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship. Singh, playing his first event on the Champions Tour, moved within one shot of overnight leader Mark Wiebe, who had a 69 Saturday after opening with a 64. Singh carded a 69 in the first round. The three-time major champion and former world No. 1 had...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wiebe birdies 18, wins in playoff

Mark Wiebe birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff and beat Corey Pavin on the second extra hole to win the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship on Sunday. Wiebe made a clutch par putt on the second playoff hole before Pavin missed a putt from inside 10 feet that would have forced play to continue. Both Wiebe and Pavin finished regulation at 11-under 205. Bernhard Langer, who shot...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Singh shoots 66 to move into second in Hawaii

Vijay Singh shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to move into second place after the second round of the Pacific Links Hawaii Championship. Singh, playing his first event on the Champions Tour, moved within one shot of overnight leader Mark Wiebe, who had a 69 Saturday after opening with a 64. Singh carded a 69 in the first round. The three-time major champion and former world No. 1 had...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PGA course providing no challenge

The gravitas of the moment overwhelmed Jason Dufner. "When you're chasing history, it's tough," he would later say. On the last hole at Oak Hill on a sunny Friday afternoon, Dufner had launched a six-iron from the fairway "and left it in the perfect spot." About a dozen feet away lay immortality. The read was simple: straight in. All he had to do...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Who's humiliating whom in Vijay Singh lawsuit?

Vijay Singh is suing the U.S. PGA Tour for exposing him to ''public humiliation and ridicule'' by investigating his use of deer-antler spray. Now that's funny. Because Singh was doing such a good job of humiliating himself. Rewind back to February and take another look at the Sports Illustrated article that kicked up a stir at the Super Bowl. It starred soon...
Via Fox Sports
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Column: Who's humiliating whom in Singh lawsuit?

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Vijay Singh is suing the PGA Tour for exposing him to ''public humiliation and ridicule'' by investigating his use of deer-antler spray. Now that's funny. Because Singh was doing such a bang-up job of humiliating himself. Rewind back to February and take another look at the Sports Illustrated article that...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is golfer Vijay Singh doiing the right thing, filing a suit against the PGA Tour? After all it was him that used the banned substance.

Golfer Vijay Singh tried to do the right thing when he came forward months ago and admitted to using deer antler spray. At the time Singh didn’t realize the spray contained a banned substance that was on the PGA tour’s banned substance list. Now that he has been cleared of any wrong doing, he and his attorney filed a suit against the PGA tour. Why on Earth is Singh taking this...
Via Streaming Sports Talk
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Singh's suit draws little public reaction at TPC

Aside from a spectator wearing fake deer antlers, there was little public reaction at The Players Championship to the lawsuit Vijay Singh filed against the U.S. PGA Tour. Singh sued the governing body on Wednesday for exposing him to ''public humiliation and ridicule'' during a 12-week investigation into his use of deer antler spray. The tour dropped its case last...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Vijay Singh Suing PGA Tour Over Deer Antler Spray Accusations

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Vijay Singh sued the PGA Tour on Wednesday for exposing him to “public humiliation and ridicule” during a 12-week investigation into his use of deer antler spray that ended last week when the tour dropped its case against him. The lawsuit was a surprise, and so was the timing — the day before The Players Championship, the flagship event on the PGA...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Your May 9th Pin Sheet

Here's your May 9th Pin Sheet: Vijay Singh suing PGA TOUR:  ""The PGA Tour has now finally admitted that the use of deer antler spray is not prohibited," the suit reportedly reads. "Rather than performing its duties to golfers first, and then determining whether there had been any violation of the Anti-Doping Program, the PGA Tour rushed to judgment and...
Via The Pin Sheet
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Vijay sures PGA Tour

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem got some very unwelcome news tonight on the eve of The Players Championship. One of the games greats Vijay Singh has filed suit in New York claiming the Tour violated its duty of care and good faith by exposing Singh “to public humiliation and ridicule for months.” Vijay’s lawyer for the suit is Peter Ginsberg, who was on the team of Jonathan...
Via My Sports Rumors
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Vijay sues PGA Tour

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem got some very unwelcome news tonight on the eve of The Players Championship. One of the games greats Vijay Singh has filed suit in New York claiming the Tour violated its duty of care and good faith by exposing Singh “to public humiliation and ridicule for months.” Vijay’s lawyer for the suit is Peter Ginsberg, who was on the team of Jonathan...
Via My Sports Rumors
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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