14 hrs ago
The GOAT Reminding You Of Why He Is The GOAT
There is an ongoing debate as to who is the greatest golfer of all time. There are many names that get thrown out: Bobby Jones, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, & Arnold Palmer just to name a few.
22 hrs ago
NBC golf commentator Jacobsen holds clinic at CC of Pittsfield
NBC golf commentator Peter Jacobsen was sitting in a tower on Sunday above the 16th green at the Atlanta Athletic Club when Billy Horschel stroked a 30-foot putt that all but clinched an $11 million-plus payday. "I almost jumped out of the tower," said the outgoing Jacobsen of his reaction when the ball found the bottom of the cup.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Every athlete should emulate Arnold Palmer
After watching the grotesque attack by Ray Rice on his then-fiancee, I think everyone in sports should take a step back and look at the great golfer Arnold Palmer, who turned 85 last week. He popularized his sport like no other.
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Stop the presses, Tiger is in the gym
Tiger Woods made a public appearance Monday, and the dimpled part of the planet naturally stopped to pay attention. In better times for Tiger, Monday's event at his old Isleworth haunt would've been little more than a chance to plug his upcoming annual tournament and its new title sponsor .
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Ryder Cup: Muirfield's fishy tale
Bernard Gallacher, right, and Brian Barnes leave the 18th green after defeating the American pair of Lee Trevino and Billy Casper in 1973 The Ryder Cup was a different kettle of water-dwelling creatures in 1973. Just don't mention the fish to Bernard Gallacher.
The Maryland Gazette
Celebrating Arnold Palmer
The nickname "King" has recently been associated with NBA great Lebron James, but in the mind of golf fans, there is only one true "King" - Arnold Palmer. As we celebrate Arnie's 85th birthday , let's take a moment to honor the man who brought golf to the masses, all the while remaining down-to-earth and humble.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Daily Record
Stuart bounces back in Fightmaster Cup
Stirling golfer Stuart Griffin has registered one win and one loss for Europe against North America in the Fightmaster Cup for one-armed golfers on his home course. Proud Stuart Griffin lined up on the first tee at Stirling on Thursday as part of the European team taking on North America in this year's Fightmaster Cup for one-armed golfers.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard - Final Round
Arnold Palmer won all of his seven majors in a six-year period from 1958 to 1964. "The only really unplayable lie is when you're supposed to be playing golf and come home with lipstick on your collar."
St. Cloud Times
Lieser golf column: Wapicada pioneer shares memoriesLieser golf...
Lieser golf column: Wapicada pioneer shares memories Wapicada Golf Club opened its first nine holes in 1958 Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/09/10/lieser-golf-column-wapicada-pioneer-shares-memories/15426105/ Wapicada Golf Club opened its first nine holes in 1958. Golf was in the beginning of a boom era as Arnold Palmer, President Dwight D. Eisenhower and television merged into showcasing golf as a cool sport for the masses.
Arnold Palmer cuts ribbon on field house named in his honor on 85th birthday
The Greater Latrobe School District named its brand-new athletic field house after golf legend and Latrobe native Arnold Palmer. LIMITED RELEASE ON THE 19th.
Furman University Golf Club Listed Among Golfweek's Best Campus Courses For 2014
The Furman University Golf Club has been ranked 18th nationally among Golfweek's Best Campus Courses for 2014, as announced this week by the publication. The Furman course moved up 11 spots from last year's ranking of 29th nationally.
Time waits for no one, but Arnold Palmer's legend remains as strong as ever
Arnold Palmer is stooped now, his variety of ailments -- a hip, the back -- mounting a late charge the way he once routinely did, though in this case no one applauds. Or approves.
Pro Golf Now
2014 PGA Tour Championship: Fantasy Picks And Power Rankings
Apr 9, 2014; Augusta, GA, USA; Arnold Palmer greets patrons in the gallery along the 9th hole during the Par 3 Contest before the 2014 The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports It's hard to believe that we have our first "wrap-around" FedEx Cup season in the books, and the only thing left to do, is play the 2014 Tour Championship at the East Lake Country Club , and crown a new champion.
Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include English scientist and clergyman John Needham in 1713; physicist Arthur Holly Compton in 1892; dancer Adele Astaire in 1896; English critic Cyril Connolly in 1903; film director Robert Wise in 1914; Hall of Fame golfer Arnold Palmer in 1929 ; television journalist Charles Kuralt and home run-hitting baseball star Roger Maris, both in 1934; football Hall of Fame member Buck Buchanan in 1940; science writer Stephen Jay Gould in 1941; singer Jose Feliciano in 1945 ; basketball Hall of Fame member Bob Lanier in 1948 ; political commentator Bill O'Reilly in 1949 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Joe Perry in 1950 , film directors Chris Columbus in 1958 and Guy Ritchie in 1968 ; actors Amy Irving in 1953 , Clark Johnson in 1954 , Colin Firth in 1960 and Ryan Phillippe in 1974 ; and longtime baseball pitching star Randy "The Big ... (more)
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Media Advisory: Secretary of State Ken Detzner to Launch Florida Historic Golf Trail
The Florida Historic Golf Trail celebrates Florida's early golf heritage from the 1890s through World War II, by featuring publicly accessible golf courses that can still be played on today. Florida's Secretary of State Ken Detzner, Winter Park Mayor Kenneth Bradley, and Florida's State Historic Preservation Officer Robert F. Bendus will be among the dignitaries to address the media.
So much is talked about the Fed-Ex Cup during the course of the season, but it's only when the play-offs begin in the autumn that the year-long race generates interest around the golfing world, but no question, it does exactly that. The first of these play-offs, the Barclays in New Jersey, was won by Hunter Mahan and that victory was enough to convince American Ryder Cup captain, Tom Watson, that he was worth a wild card for Gleneagles.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Golf Channel to Air Encore Presentation of ARNIE, 9/10
Celebrating Arnold Palmer's 85th birthday, Golf Channel on Wednesday will air an encore presentation of the critically acclaimed ARNIE which chronicles the life and legacy of Palmer and became the most-watched original production in Golf Channel history. The three-part television event will air in consecutive hours beginning at 3 p.m. ET and in primetime at 8 p.m. ET.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Top Photos of the Week: September 7, 2014
SEPTEMBER 02: U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson speaks at the U.S. Ryder Cup Captain's Picks News Conference on September 2, 2014 in New York City. NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 02: U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson speaks at the U.S. Ryder Cup Captain's Picks News Conference on September 2, 2014 in New York City.
At the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills GC this year, they will play the first hole from 346 yards, which is the same distance that the course played when Arnold Palmer won the 1960 US Open back. Normally, the hole plays 389 yards.
Third-round BMW Championship leader Billy Horschel looking for biggest win
Arnold Palmer was chased by Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan in the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills. The 1978 U.S. Open, won by Andy North, featured Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Gary Player and Tom Watson in top-10 contention.