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  • Hall rule off by decade

    Only time will tell whether Darren Clarke finds a spot reserved for him in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Until then, the British Open champion can claim one distinction in Hall-related trivia. Clarke is believed to be the only man to win a major title...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Monday (Night) Niblicks: Seve’s impact & lack of a smoking divot

     
    A few hundred miles on the rental car and the Hall of Fame ceremonies turn this week’s Niblicks into a nocturnal affair. Hey, it happens. And sometimes the PGA Tour is stuck with an unplanned Monday finish… Looking back at the weekend, a lot...
  • 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,...
  • Northern Trust Open: Kevin Na charging, Couples hanging on; Baddeley leading

     
    Kevin Na, who went to Diamond Bar High School, has never won a PGA Tour event. He's finished second three times but never first. And Na (pictured at left on the first green) is in second place right now at......
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Northern Trust Open

     
    Hooray for Hollywood! At the height of moviemaking's golden age, Riviera Country Club was known as the club that attracted the industry's top stars. Douglas Fairbanks, in fact, put up $1,000 of the $10,000 purse at the inaugural Los Angeles Open back in...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Does the course at Ko'olau Golf Club exceed the maximum slope rating?

     
    GOLF LEGEND: The course at Ko'olau Golf Club has a slope rating of 162 (where the maximum slope rating is 155). STATUS: False, but Once Basically True. In what is likely the most famous scene in the classic 1984 comedy,......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...