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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 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.
See some of the action and emotion from Thursday's first round at the Tour Championship, the final event of the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup, at East Lake in Atlanta. Lead by senior Trevor Cone, Virginia Tech sits atop the leaderboard after the first round of the Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational.
Best showing at event: The Guam men's golf team is shown after playing the final round of the 2014 World Amateur Team Championships yesterday in Karuizawa, Japan. From left, Louis Sunga, Devin Hua, team captain Sam Teker and Daryl Poe.
Billy Horschel showed why he might be the hottest player in golf at the moment with another 4-under 66 on Friday in the Tour Championship. It was his 10th straight round in the 60s.
Rickie Fowler has done everything but win this season on PGA Tour Few golfers have had the year that Rickie Fowler has. But he might trade some of it for a victory Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tINOAJ Rickie Fowler waves to fans after making a putt on the second hole during the second round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.
When Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship to cap a three-tournament winning streak that also included the British Open and a WGC event, he also seemed to end any debate over who should win the PGA Tour's Player of the Year Award. But what about Bubba Watson? The reigning Masters champ has had his own career season and a runner-up at last week's BMW Championship could wind up being a lot more important than you think.
Arnold Palmer rehearses on the practice green with the putter for the NCAA Tournament try-outs in Albuquerque, N.M. on June 26, 1950. Palmer had a sub-par 69 in the first half of the 36-hole qualifying trials of the tourney.
Silverado Resort's previous fling as a PGA Tour host produced an eye-catching list of winners, from Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson to Johnny Miller and Ben Crenshaw. The tour returns to Silverado next month for the Frys.com Open , the opening event of the 2014-15 season.
The illustrious name alone - Jack Nicklaus - draws golfers to this scenic course in Lake Tahoe. And for most golfers, after they play a round at the Nicklaus-designed track, they vow a return trip to Old Greenwood.
Pity President Obama. Cruising through the last couple years of his administration, the president is clearly done with this whole "chief executive" thing and ready to take it easy.
Continental Europe joined the fray for the first time, introducing the likes of Spaniard Seve Ballesteros, at The Greenbrier in W.Va.
Phil Mickelson likely knows Cherry Hills better than any of the other 69 golfers in the field for this week's BMW Championship.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:25 pm
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