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29 min ago | South Wales Argus

Michael Pearlman Says: Langer could and should make Ryder Cup team

Could Paul McGinley honestly ignore the claims of the likes of major winner Graeme McDowell, former world number one Luke Donald and red hot Scot Stephen Gallagher and give a wild card spot to a man who hasn't played in a Ryder Cup for 12 years? There is always a player who leaps to the fore and joins the par-tee late when it comes to Ryder Cup ... (more)


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Paul McGinley, Golfers, Graeme McDowell, Colin Montgomerie, Francesco Molinari

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Sand Trap

If you could have any pro's swing, whose would it be?

I would add to this criteria: best strike on the golf ball. There is a different sound produced when Tiger, Rory, John Senden, Luke Donald, Boo Weekley and the other good ball strikers hit the ball.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, John Senden, Golfers, Boo Weekley, Fred Funk, Adam Scott

The Sand Trap

I'm going to the RBC Open

So very, very awesome. Played a round of night golf last night and when we got to the bar after the round, one of the bartenders said he had an extra ticket for today's round! I've had 3 hrs sleep and I'm heading out the door as I type this.


Related Topix: Golfers, Golf

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pacific Daily News

How you can make more three-foot putts

Is your putting so good that when you get the ball to three feet, or less, from the hole your friends tell you to pick it up? I can honestly say that my friends make me putt the ones between two feet and three feet! Certainly these are missable putts, but looking at the statistics of the professional golfers on the PGA Tour, I see 10 players that ... (more)


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Golfers, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Justin Rose

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The London Free Press

Chip Shots: Some see allure of playing Canadian Open

Jim Furyk during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club, Ile-Bizard, Saturday, July 26, 2014.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Jim Furyk, Golfers, Graeme McDowell, Graham Delaet, Phil Mickelson

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Luke Donald's success from the sand dispels some commonly-held bunker myths

Since 2004, former World No. 1 Luke Donald has been the best putter on the planet, but did you know he's also the second best from the greenside sand? Donald's putting gains him nearly a stroke per round on the field.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Dave Stubbs: Weir remains sentimental favourite at Open

It was 1:15 p.m. on this perfect Thursday summer afternoon when Canada's Mike Weir was announced on the first tee of Royal Montreal.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Mike Weir, Golfers, Graeme McDowell, Tiger Woods, Graham Delaet

The Sand Trap

Golf Courses in the Middle East

Even though many would not expect to find golf courses in the Middle East, it is a particularly hard secret to keep that there are many out there! Especially when the "Race to Dubai" which started in 2009 really put the Middle East on the map in terms of Golf.


Related Topix: Henrik Stenson, Golf, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sergio Garcia returns to the top of the Best Players Without a Major...

What's this, a message in a bottle? Fan mail from a flounder? Nope, it's the Van Cynical Mailbag.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Sergio Garcia, Summer Olympic, Golfers, Lee Westwood, Dustin Johnson

Mon Jul 21, 2014


This Week in Golf -- July 24-27

Snedeker, Matt Kuchar, Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald are just a few names to look for at this week's event.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar, Golfers, Dustin Johnson

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Watson ready to make tough Ryder Cup calls

Tom Watson looked the picture of charm and grace as he outplayed scores of golfers half his age at last week's British Open but, make no mistake, he did not win eight majors without having a steely edge.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Golfers, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jason Day

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Open: Stephen Gallacher subdued but positive

HE NEITHER looked nor spoke like a man who'd just recorded his best finish in a major.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Stephen Gallacher, Golfers, PGA Golf, Ryder Cup, Paul McGinley, Lee Westwood

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Independent

The Open 2014: Toothless Tiger Woods struggles to get back in swing

It started and finished with birdies, but in between there was muck as well as brass, reminding Tiger Woods how much work needs to be done to marry outcomes to expectations.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Justin Rose, Graeme McDowell

The New Zealand Herald

Paul Lewis: Roll up, roll up for golf's Olympic-sized circus

While the field in the year's third golf major are soldiering up and down the fairways at Royal Liverpool this weekend, it's a fair bet the minds of, let's see, how many ... oh, yes ... none, will be on winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Golfers, Jason Dufner, Ian Poulter

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Lee Westwood's sorry end seals off day for the English at Hoylake

His latest shot at a major was going horribly south, but Lee Westwood found something to laugh about on a sandy hill next to the 10th fairway on Friday.


Related Topix: Lee Westwood, Golf, Golfers, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, David Howell

Contra Costa Times

British Open: Rory McIlroy extends lead

So much for those second-round doldrums. Rory McIlroy is holding up just fine on Day 2 of the British Open.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New generation of golf emerging at British Open

In a few days, we're going to be changing over to a new server for our blogs. Being the technical genius that I am, that means it will In all my years as an outdoor enthusiast, I've only seen a bear in the wild once.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, The Masters, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk, Darren Clarke

Albany Times Union

English look to golfers to lift sporting gloom

Justin Rose of England adjusts his hat on the 18th green as he finishes his practice round ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Wednesday July 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Justin Rose, Golf, Golfers, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Surrey's Svensson tees up at the RBC Canadian Open

Adam Svensson was playing Seymour Golf & Country Club in North Vancouver on Tuesday, but found himself thinking a little bit about the course he'll play next week.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Ernie Els, Matt Kuchar, Golfers, Graeme McDowell


British Open: Much has changed for Tiger Woods since 2006

On his way to the British Open, Tiger Woods stopped in Geneva and spent the day touring a Rolex factory.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, Chris DiMarco, Justin Rose