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Wales history in the Ryder Cup goes back over 80 years as Jamie Donaldson prepares to become the latest Welshman to represent Europe Jamie Donaldson will become the seventh Welshman to represent Team Europe at the Ryder Cup when he tees it up at Gleneagles later this month. The Pontypridd man will join a list that dates back to 1931, when Bert Hodson took on the Americans in their own back yard.
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With ten days still to go before the first shot is struck in Ryder anger, all the things that sit alongside a major event are already well underway at Gleneagles. Watched by a squad from the local constabulary who had just concluded their daily search of every grandstand, former European Tour pro Mark Roe of Sky Sports was taping an explanation of the intricacies found on the new 18th green.
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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.
On his way to winning a third straight major championship in 2000, Tiger Woods had the opportunity to play the first two rounds of the PGA Championship with Jack Nicklaus , two legends competing on the same field unlike any other sport. It would be Nicklaus' last occasion playing the major he won five times, and at age 60, he nearly holed an approach shot on his final hole to make the cut.
They were presented with a plaque recognizing them as the 2014 Willowbend Honorees, based on their friendship, contributions to golf, and lifetime commitment to philanthropy. The function was attended by more than 100, and with assistance from the tickets sold for the event, the Willowbend community donated $100,000 to the Nicklaus Children's Healthcare Foundation.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:44 pm
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