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Phil takes all from Tiger on 22nd hole

Phil takes all from Tiger on 22nd hole

Golf Channel LAS VEGAS — Ninety-three yards for $9 million. That’s how The Match was determined. It was an appropriate ending – a contrived finish to a contrived event. Phil Mickelson, on the 22nd hole of [...]

Action, not bets, focus of The Match

Action, not bets, focus of The Match

Golf Channel It was entertaining, even if contrived. Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods baiting each other with what would normally be obscene amounts of money – with Lefty throwing down $100,000 that he birdies the first [...]

What the Fall Season tells us

What the Fall Season tells us

There were eight tournaments, and eight winners, from the East Coast to the West Coast to Asia. The best golfers in the world played it safe (Safeway Open) and gambled (Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in [...]

Golf rule changes are on the horizon

Golf rule changes are on the horizon

With the start of a new golf season less than two months away, now would be a good time to check out the revamped rules designed to speed up the game, especially for recreational golfers. Five-hour [...]

Azinger to replace Miller in NBC booth

Azinger to replace Miller in NBC booth

After nearly 30 years in the broadcast booth, Johnny Miller is ready to hang up his microphone. Following a Hall of Fame playing career that included a pair of major titles, Miller has become one of [...]

Snedeker opens new season with a 66

Snedeker opens new season with a 66

NAPA, Ca. – Brandt Snedeker didn’t qualify for the Tour Championship, but made his kids watch Tiger Woods pick up his historic 80th win at East Lake. Snedeker didn’t make the U.S. Ryder Cup team, either, [...]

Couples in final non-major PGA event

Couples in final non-major PGA event

NAPA, Ca. – Fred Couples hasn’t played a non-major PGA Tour event in over 2 ½ years, so he stood out as he warmed up for his pro-am time at the Safeway Open at Silverado Resort [...]

Europe wins Ryder Cup in a rout

Europe wins Ryder Cup in a rout

GUYANCOURT, France – The Ryder Cup is heading back to Europe. The home team secured the victory when Phil Mickelson knocked one in the water at the par-3 16th hole, conceding his match to Francesco Molinari right [...]

Spieth looking for a silver lining

Spieth looking for a silver lining

GUYANCOURT, France – Eleven Ryder Cuppers from America played last week’s TOUR Championship. Jordan Spieth did not, having finished in the dreaded 31st position in the FedExCup standings that denied him access to the 30-man TOUR [...]

Ryder Cup shapes up as a classic

Ryder Cup shapes up as a classic

GUYANCOURT, France – Since winning the TOUR Championship on Sunday, Tiger Woods has been a little busy. The usual obligations that come with winning a PGA Tour event were heightened by the hysteria following his first [...]