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Bjorn to captain European team in 2018

Thomas Bjorn played on three winning Ryder Cup teams, and now it appears he will be the man to lead the European team in 2018.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Thomas Bjorn appointed Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2018

LONDON (AP) Thomas Bjorn is the first Scandinavian to be appointed captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team. The 45-year-old Dane will lead the team against the United States in 2018 at Le Golf National in Paris after being chosen by a five-man panel, including Europe's past three captains. Bjorn says ''I have lived and breathed the European Tour for so long, and now I will do the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods predictably sent Hero World Challenge ratings soaring

Here’s a breaking news bulletin for you: Tiger Woods is good for golf ratings. That might be an odd thing to say about someone who before the weekend was the 898th ranked golfer in the world. It might also be an odd thing to say about someone who hadn’t played in an official event since August 2015 and missed the cut in the last three majors that he played. But this is still...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

More time needed before Tiger Woods is judged by his scores

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) A flop shot that required feel. A wedge to a back pin that he had to trust. Tiger Woods followed those two birdies with a perfect 6-iron that he wanted to be even better, urging it to move ''one yard ... one yard!'' The golf ball didn't listen. Television viewers did. And his three straight birdies after going 466 days without competition sure got everyone...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The magic number remains 59, even though Furyk shot 58

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Bubba Watson was 7 under through nine holes in the second round of the Hero World Challenge, such a strong start that it might have led someone to declare a ''59 watch.'' It rarely happens, of course, though it does lead to one question. Isn't the target now 58? Golf established its magic number in 1977 when Al Geiberger shot 59 in the Memphis Classic. It was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

More time needed before Tiger Woods is judged by his scores

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press NASSAU, Bahamas — A flop shot that required feel. A wedge to a back pin that he had to trust. Tiger Woods followed those two birdies with a perfect 6-iron that he wanted to be even better, urging it to move “one yard … one yard!” The golf ball didn’t listen. Television viewers did. And his three straight birdies after going 466 days...
Via The Denver Post
3 days ago

Watch: DeChambeau's new side-saddle putting stroke

Bryson DeChambeau has made the switch to side-saddle putting, but his putting his own spin on his putting grip.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Watch: DeChambeau's new side-saddle putting stroke

Bryson DeChambeau has made the switch to side-saddle putting, but his putting his own spin on his putting grip.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
3 days ago

Holy Toledo! Bill King in Hall of Fame

Bill King is the newest Athletic to enter the Hall of Fame. Chosen as this year’s Ford C. Frick award winner, King enters The Hall for his excellence in broadcasting. Finally! King passed away unexpectedly in 2005 after a long career in the Bay Area, many teams benefiting from his insightful commentating amidst broadcasting play by plays. When Bill broadcast, you could see...
Via Athletics Nation
2 days ago

Longtime A's announcer Bill King wins Hall's Frick Award

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) Former Oakland Athletics announcer Bill King has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in broadcasting. The award was announced Wednesday at the winter meetings. King died in 2005 after 25 years of calling A's games. King liked to punctuate big plays with his signature exclamation of ''Holy Toledo!'' He also was known for...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The late Bill King honored with Frick Award from Baseball Hall of Fame

The latest Joe Tessitore elevated to ESPN playoff game in place of Brad Nessler Conference championship games suck and should be replaced by an 8-team playoff LISTEN: Kevin Harlan saves MNF again by doing play-by-play of two idiots on the field Tiger Woods predictably...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy says Tiger Woods exceeded expectations in first event back

Golf is more exciting when Tiger Woods is around, and though he finished well out of contention in his first professional event of 2016 at his own Hero World Challenge, Woods proved that he's still got the talent to win if he can remain healthy.At the Excellence in Sport Awards in Dublin, Rory McIlroy said he was impressed with Woods' game, but thought that Tiger's attitude was...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Watch: DeChambeau drains side-saddle putts

Bryson DeChambeau used the side-saddle method at the Franklin Templeton Shootout and drained some putts.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Watch: DeChambeau drains side-saddle putts

Bryson DeChambeau used the side-saddle method at the Franklin Templeton Shootout and drained some putts.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

WATCH: Highlights | Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly card 56 to lead the Franklin Templeton

In the opening round of the 2016 Franklin Templeton Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club, Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly posted an impressive bogey-free 56 in the scramble format to set the early lead.
Via PGA
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Southern Cal’s Adoree’ Jackson wins Jim Thorpe Award, beating out LSU CB Tre’Davious White

ATLANTA — Tre’Davious White missed out on the Jim Thorpe Award Thursday night, given to the nation’s top defensive back. The LSU cornerback was one of three finalists Thursday night during the College Football Awards show at the College Football Hall of Fame. The senior was a dynamic talent for the Tigers’ defense this season, totaling 31 tackles and 2 interceptions with...
Via SEC Country
21 hours ago

USC Players Congratulate Adoree’ Jackson Thorpe Award On Social Media

After Adoree’ Jackson won the 2016 Jim Thorpe Award, teammates and fellow Trojans took to social media to congratulate the nation’s top defensive back. USC’s Adoree’ Jackson became just the second Trojan to win the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given to the top defensive back in the country, on Thursday night. Jackson’s exceptional 2016, […] USC Players Congratulate Adoree’...
Via Reign of Troy
20 hours ago

Adoree’ Jackson Wins 2016 Jim Thorpe Award

USC cornerback Adoree’ Jackson was named the winner of the 2016 Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back. Adoree’ Jackson joins Mark Carrier, who took home the award in 1989, as just the second Thorpe winner in USC history. The Trojan beat out Michigan’s Jourdan Lewis and LSU’s Tre’Davious White. Jackson had an […] Adoree’ Jackson Wins 2016 Jim Thorpe Award...
Via Reign of Troy
21 hours ago

Ian Poulter Let This Cameraman Have It After Disastrous Quadruple Bogey

Anyone who’s golfed before knows it’s a really hard sport, and that it’s pretty tough to keep your composure. One unfortunate cameraman found out the hard way Friday at the Hong Kong Open. Ian Poulter self-destructed late in the second round of the European Tour event, putting up a quadruple bogey on the par-four 15th hole. The British golfer obviously was frustrated, but...
Via NESN.com
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss
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