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Jordan Spieth is Golf’s Next Superstar
September 5th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Jordan Spieth has arrived. He is golf's next Tiger...golf's next Phil...golf's next Rory.  And he's got the resume, as a junior amateur, a collegiate champion, and now PGA Tour event champion. ***PHOTO1*** His selection as a Captain's pick by Fred Couples to represent Team USA at next month's President's Cup was a...

The Amazing Spirit and Struggle of PGA Tour Pro Erik Compton
August 28th, 2013 at 7:48 AM
The one thing about golf that any lover of the game knows is that the game truly is a metaphor for life.  At times there are days and even moments in life where one realizes that what's past is past, and all one can do is face the next moment,...

Ben “Bubble Boy” Crane Withdraws from The Barclay’s with Back Injury
August 23rd, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Ben Crane, who released a rap video called "Bubble Boy" on Tuesday that lampooned his standing in the FedEx Cup points rankings, had to withdraw from The Barclay's during his second round due to an injury to his lower back. He played four holes before notifying officials he couldn't continue. Crane...

More President’s Cup Talk: Injuries and Nick Price’s Captain’s Picks
August 21st, 2013 at 2:25 PM
Yesterday we looked at the decisions faced by Team USA Captain Fred Couples in a couple of weeks in terms of his two captain's picks for the 2013 President's Cup. The event will be held at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio October 3 - 6.   But what of the International team's...

Dustin Johnson Announces His Engagement via Twitter to Wayne Gretsky’s Daughter
August 18th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Top 20 golfer Dustin Johnson, whose getting ready for next week's first tournament of the season ending FedEx Cup Series at the Barclay's in Jersey City, announced via Twitter today that he is engaged to Paulina Gretsky, daughter of Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretsky. ***PHOTO1***   Johnson and Gretsky have been dating...

Jason Dufner Has Made Being Boring and Stoic the New “Cool”
August 15th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
Jason Dufner, the ultimate "everyman" pro on the PGA Tour is now a celebrity.  Jason Dufner, the newest minted Major Championship winner, who has the same lower lip bulging stoic expression on his face, no matter if he just hit a ball out of bounds or knocked an iron stiff...

Will the PGA at Oak Hill Yield a Surprise Like a Decade Ago?
August 5th, 2013 at 10:15 AM
As we head into golf’s final major of 2013, the PGA Championship at Oak Hill, golf aficionados can’t help but remember the last time this championship was held there. ***PHOTO1*** During a year dubbed “The Year of the Nobody”, Shaun Micheel helped seal that moniker by surprising everyone and winning not only...

Steve Stricker Looks for Fourth Consecutive John Deere Title
July 11th, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Steve Stricker will try to become only the fifth man in history to win the same PGA tour event four consecutive times, when the PGA tour visits the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois this week for the John Deere Classic. ***PHOTO1*** Stricker would join Young Tom Morris, who won the British...

Marcel Siem Edges Francesco Molinari for French Open Title
July 8th, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Germany's Marcel Siem fired a 4-under 67 to beat Italian Francesco Molinari by a shot and win the European Tour's Alstom Open de France on Sunday. Siem, the 120th ranked player in the world, finished with an 8-under par total of 276 on the Le Golf National Course in Paris for...

Kirk Triplett Wins Senior Title at Pebble Beach
July 8th, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Three-time PGA tour winner Kirk Triplett shot a final round 66 for a two-shot victory over Mark McNulty at the Champions Tour's First Tee Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach Golf Links. ***PHOTO1*** The American finished with a 54-hole total of 10-under par 206 after rounds of 70, 70 and 66. The 50-year...