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Predictions: College bowl games

Predictions: College bowl games

One of the wildest games of the college football bowl season ended up being the title-clincher for Bob Sherwin. All but assured of going into the National Championship game with a one-game lead over Kirby Arnold [...]

Masters field currently at 89 players

Masters field currently at 89 players

The field for the next Masters at Augusta National is taking shape. Lee Westwood did his part in Thailand. The math took care of the rest, and he’s going to the Masters. Westwood, who tied for [...]

Griffey a shoo-in for Hall of Fame honor

Griffey a shoo-in for Hall of Fame honor

(Editor’s note: This article was first published by MLB.com in 2010.) SEATTLE – There isn’t a statue of him near any of the gates leading into Safeco Field, but anyone that knows anything about the Mariners understands [...]

Canada’s Svensson top qualifier

Canada’s Svensson top qualifier

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fl. – Canadian Adam Svensson cruised to a seven-shot victory at PGA National Resort & Spa to earn medalist honors at the Web. Com Tour Qualifying Tournament. The 21-year-old from Surrey, British Columbia, [...]

R&A joins PGA in dumping Trump

R&A joins PGA in dumping Trump

The R&A has “privately decided” that Trump Turnberry will no longer be part of the Open Championship rotation, according to a report from The Independent. Donald Trump first raised the ire of golf’s governing bodies in [...]

Keiser may add two Bandon courses

Keiser may add two Bandon courses

By Matt Ginella, Golf Channel When you call Mike Keiser to ask about one new golf course, there’s always a chance you’ll find out about two. Such was the case on Wednesday when I was following up [...]

A good thing Sinatra stuck with singing

A good thing Sinatra stuck with singing

Frank Sinatra wasn’t a great golfer. Some references had him at a 24 handicap. The late Bob Rosburg, the former Tour pro turned TV analyst, told Golf magazine that Sinatra “liked to be good at everything, [...]

A look back at Chambers Bay

A look back at Chambers Bay

Golf Channel Some likened it to golf on the moon. Others compared the greens to some of their favorite vegetables. Like it or not, the USGA’s decision to send its most prestigious championship to Chambers Bay [...]

Change of plans pays off big for Bubba

Change of plans pays off big for Bubba

NASSAU, Bahamas — Bubba Watson wasn’t even planning to play in the Hero Challenge. He left no doubt Sunday who was going to win. Watson quickly stretched his two-shot lead by making four birdies in seven [...]

Golf Bag: Leishman ends ’15 with win

Golf Bag: Leishman ends ’15 with win

Australia’s Marc Leishman ended a trying 2015 on a high after cruising to victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge to claim his first European Tour title and complete an Australian double. Following compatriot Nathan Holman’s win [...]