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  • Nine books that can turn the page on your golf game

    Nine books that can turn the page on your golf game
    OF THE roughly 16,000 books that have been published on the game of golf, a disproportionate number -- perhaps as high as one-third -- lie in the area of instruction. The reason for this is simple: They sell. A lot. But how does the average golfer sift...
  • British Open: First- and second-round groupings

     
    Tiger Woods and Justin Rose of England will play in the same group for the first two rounds of the British Open for the first time since 2002 at Muirfield. Back then Woods was on a hot streak, going for......
  • Just call him Doctor Palmer – once again

     
    Fifty years after first laying eyes on St. Andrews, Arnold Palmer now possesses what has to be considered the second-highest honor a golfer can achieve in the Auld Grey Toon. After the Claret Jug, of course. Honorary Doctor of Laws has a  nice ring to...
  • Bad karma payback for the sins of Tiger

     
    I admit to being conflicted about Tiger Woods. Leave him alone! Keep hammering him hard! No personal questions, please. Hey Tiger, what’s up with the divorce? His media pow-wow leading up to the 139th Open Championship that begins Thursday in Scotland...
  • British Open champions’ exhibition called off

     
    So it turns out Seve Ballesteros didn't miss out on as much as he thought he would when doctors advised him not to travel to the British Open. Wet, blustery weather wiped out plans for today's four-hole exhibition of former champions on the Old Course, as...
  • Tom Watson gained more than he lost at Turnberry

     
    If Tom Watson thinks about it, that bogey on Turnberry's 72nd hole last year can still tear at his guts. A little. “The loss is hard to take,” said Watson, reflecting back on a 59-year-old's fairy tale that ended one hole too soon. The...
  • Mark Calcavecchia making a dent on Old Course

     
    Heard a radio commentator today describe Mark Calcavecchia thusly: “He once was a heavyweight in the game. Now he's just a heavyweight.” Ouch. But Calc right now could offer up a good comeback. He's third at the British Open. And this year's...
  • Watson Squanders Chance at Historic British Open Win

    Watson Squanders Chance at Historic British Open Win
    TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Tom Watson stood over an 8-foot par putt Sunday evening on the final hole of a mystical British Open, one stroke away from becoming the oldest major champion in history. For the first time all week, he showed his 59-year-old nerves....
  • 59-Year Old Watson Leads British Open

    59-Year Old Watson Leads British Open
    Tom Watson took three practice swings without a club in his hand, then looked toward the green and pictured the shot he needed to play. Standing on the edge of the fairway, a marshal who had seen Watson work his magic at Turnberry for three decades...
  • Tom Watson joins ESPN/ABC for British Open

     
    ESPN/ABC announced today that Tom Watson will be joining the broadcast team for the British Open as an analyst. Of course, that's not the big news in the announcement. The shocking part is that they're still playing pro golf this......
  • Tom Watson bums out boomers; Cink stirs Twitterers

     
    As a journalist and a baby boomer, I was hugely bummed out by Tom Watson's late collapse Sunday. As the man himself put it, "It would have been a hell of a story." But as a human being and fellow......
  • Tiger Woods teeters on brink; Tom Watson still leads!

     
    Tom Watson just tied for the second-round lead at the Open! But Tiger Woods is in severe danger of missing the cut. From what I have learned about the TV business over the past four years, I believe it's fair......