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Gary Player

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  • Who will win the PGA Championship?

    Louis Oosthuizen Barry Stavro Los Angeles Times My Ouija board says the PGA champ will emerge from the group of 16 players who have won the last 16 majors and, no, Tiger Woods isn't in that mix. Sunday's winner will be … South Africa's Louis...
  • Ravens' Mr. Torrey Smith goes to Washington

    Ravens' Mr. Torrey Smith goes to Washington
    In the off-season, when the Baltimore Ravens' Torrey Smith isn't trying to refinish his floors, he's lobbying Congress. The wide-receiver headed to Washington Wednesday with the hopes of convicing lawmakers to help America stop being so fat and...
  • Bidding for Rio — and beyond

    What figures to be golf's most scrutinized new course could have its architect by the end of the week. The eight finalists for the 2016 Rio Olympics design project — a list that includes Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Annika Sorenstam and Gary...
  • Woods, Mediate in the midst of memorable golf moment

     
    For all the credit one must give to Rocco Mediate for being in a playoff today with Tiger Woods in the U.S. Open, make no mistake about it -- Woods' biggest challenge in his own body. It is ironic indeed......
  • Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus part of ‘Legendary Conversation’

     
    Lee Trevino might have summed it up best: Who knows whether this type of gathering will ever happen again. After all, Arnold Palmer just completed his 83rd year on earth. (Happy Birthday, Arnie!) Gary Player is 76; Trevino and Jack Nicklaus are 72....
  • Here comes Rocco

    Here comes Rocco
    It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player. The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog. Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
  • How Mexico's drug war affects tourism

    How Mexico's drug war affects tourism
    What can travelers expect from Mexico in 2011? That's at least a $64-million question, given the many Americans who visit the country every year. And the answers seem to point every which way. Across Mexico, international visitors and drug-war casualties...
  • Seve Ballesteros dies at 54; audacious Spaniard won five major golf titles

    Seve Ballesteros dies at 54; audacious Spaniard won five major golf titles
    Seve Ballesteros, the dashing, audacious force of golfing nature who zoomed from a fishing village in northern Spain to five major titles, No. 1 in the world and a pioneer's role in golf's European surge of the 1980s, died early Saturday. He was 54....
  • Tiger Woods not cooler than Arnold Palmer says GQ magazine

     
    GQ Magazine released its list of "The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time" and former Orlando Magic executive and Hall of Fame player Julius Erving, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer were among the...
  • Jim Murray, April 5, 1961

     
    April 5, 1961: Four years ago, Doug Ford restored the prestige of the Masters after a disastrous attempt to thin the field eliminated some of the greats of golf. Now Ford is returning to Augusta -- and he needs a......
  • Gary Player takes leisurely path to Masters clubhouse

     
    Gary Player has been coming to the Masters since 1957, and he still has the same impulse whenever his car approaches Magnolia Lane. Please stop, driver. “Every time I got here, I've said it – “Stop,” and I would walk,” Player...
  • Jim Murray, April 12, 1961

     
    Like Caesar's Gaul, all golf for the moment is divided into three parts: Gary Player, Arnold Palmer and a bunch of guys playing for third money, Jim Murray says....