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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida Golf Guide -- 5 courses you must play

    Florida Golf Guide --  5 courses you must play
    1 The Stadium Club at TPC Sawgrass — For years at The Players, you've seen the famous island green on this course at Ponte Vedra Beach, so why not take your own shot at the par-3 17th? It's the only course you will play where you're thinking about...