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July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
O, by the WayThere's a lot of justifiable hand-wringing going on among golf enthusiasts that without Tiger Woods, the profile index of the PGA Tour will slip to something approximating that of pro bowling or curling.There's talk among golf commentators about how the...
SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Fleck over Ben Hogan. Arnold Palmer's back-nine collapse. The sizzling Sundays of Scott Simpson and Lee Janzen. Now add Webb Simpson to the Olympic Club's pantheon of Sunday surprises. The quirky, tilted hillside layout...
Change of SubjectPlayed Waveland first thing this morning for the first time in a couple of years. I started playing there many years ago -- so long ago that the course was actually called Waveland instead the name I refuse to use,......
Golf legend Billy Casper is at Notre Dame this weekend for the Notre Dame-Michigan football game. Casper played one year on the Notre Dame golf team. WSBT Sports Director Pete Byrne caught up with the golf hall of famer on Friday at the Warren...
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The Olympic Club's finish overloads with quirks, from the longest hole (the 670-yard 16th) in U.S. Open history, to the back-to-back par 5s at 16 and 17, to the almost-gimme birdie at 18. But that stretch won't decide a champion, Johnny Miller says....
The Olympic Club doesn't play favorites. That's the nice way of stating it, anyway. Truth be told, this week's U.S. Open venue has a nasty habit of giving its leading men an ill-timed kick in the teeth with the finish line in sight. Ben Hogan, Arnold...
The Hartford CourantCROMWELL — 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 Downswing Golf BlogBilly Casper lets out a hearty laugh when asked if he felt left out by all the attention heaped upon golf’s “Big Three” of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. “I never paid any attention,” the 80-year-old Hall of...
The Hartford CourantPrevious 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...
The Hartford CourantA quick recap of the last 10 tournaments at the TPC at River Highlands: 2010 Travelers Championship Bubba Watson trailed by six strokes heading into Sunday, but shot a final-round 66 to finish in a three-way tie at 14-under-par 266 with Scott Verplank...
Change of SubjectGiven the weird weather we've been having this year, the condition of Jackson Park Golf Course on the South Side is quite good to judge by my round there this morning. I've been playing that particular Chicago Park District 18-hole......
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