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  • Jim Murray, May 21, 1961

     
    May 21, 1961: Henry "Chip" Chafetz has put on the market a book titled "Play the Devil" -- a history of gambling in this country which sets out to prove that the urge to gamble has preserved the essential vitality......
  • Memorial Day Niblicks: No.1 Luke Donald & ageless Tom Watson

     
    Another travel day, plus a little pre-travel Memorial Day tasks, brings us another late-day edition of Monday Niblicks. Let’s face it, you probably read this during office hours anyway. It’s OK with us if it’s OK with your boss. And...
  • Did Roberto De Vicenzo lose The Masters because of an error on his scorecard?

     
    GOLF URBAN LEGEND: A golfer lost the Masters because of an error on his scorecard. Roberto De Vicenzo celebrated his 45th birthday on April 14th, 1968, which also happened to be the final day of The Masters Tournament. On the......
  • Shannon 'Sha' Daniels: She loved family, Gators and purple

    Thursday was Meatloaf Day at Sam Snead's restaurant, and Shannon Daniels, who loved meatloaf, made plans to meet her friends for lunch. She never made it. They found her inside her car, which was running, in the back parking lot of the Winter Park law...
  • Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour

    Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour
    Nancy Tison owns a wardrobe of golf clothes. Not for playing golf. For meeting and following professional golfers, their careers and their families. Tison, who lives in Newport News, and sister, Barbara McNeal, who resides in Florida, call themselves...
  • Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees

    Tomlin heads Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame inductees
    Mike Tomlin, who has coached the Pittsburgh Steelers to two Super Bowls in four years, is among six inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula. Tomlin will be joined by former NFL quarterback Aaron Brooks, sailor Gary Bodie,...
  • The List Of Past Champions

    Previous winners of Connecticut's PGA event, listing winner and first-place prize money: TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2010: Bubba Watson ($1,080,000) 2009: Kenny Perry ($1,080,000) 2008: Stewart Cink ($1,080,000) 2007: Hunter Mahan* ($1,080,000) BUICK...
  • Lower Peninsula Hall of Fame will induct Mike Tomlin, Aaron Brooks, 4 others

    The 2011 inductees for the Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula are Gary Bodie, Aaron Brooks, Vince Brown, William E. "Willie" Brown, Buddy Lex and Mike Tomlin. The induction banquet will be held in Hampton on May 15, 2011. For more...
  • At Virginia's Primland resort in the Appalachian Mountains, golfers go above and beyond

    At Virginia's Primland resort in the Appalachian Mountains, golfers go above and beyond
    MEADOWS OF DAN, Va. — For a golf retreat that literally rises above and beyond what you're used to in the Southeast, Primland does the trick nicely. A 12,000-acre resort — nearly the size of Bermuda — Primland is in the Blue Ridge...
  • Five Questions: Neurologist Charles H. Adler on the yips

    Five Questions: Neurologist Charles H. Adler on the yips
    The golf course is in pristine condition, there's nary a breeze, and you're about to sink a birdie on the 18th green. But just as the putter is about to meet the ball, your wrist jerks involuntarily — sending your round white nemesis 3 inches too...
  • Mike Sullivan Takes Over Kendall Academy At GVSU

    Mike Sullivan Takes Over Kendall Academy At GVSU
    Golf is a game that once learned you can play your entire life and the object of the game is to have fun. Mike Sullivan is now the Pro PGA director at Kendall Academy at The Meadows at Grand Valley State University and he takes that philosophy to heart....
  • 60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship

    60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship
    CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club. Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years. But for...