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Rory McIlroy Injures Ankle, Open Defense in Jeopardy

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Painful news for world number one Rory McIlroy: he has ruptured a ligament in his ankle. Rory posted on Instagram a picture of him on crutches with a boot covering his left ankle with this caption: Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle ligament) and associated joint capsule damage in a soccer kickabout with friends on Saturday. Continuing to assess extent of injury and treatment plan day by day. Rehab already started….. Working hard to get back as soon as I… Continue Reading

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Tiger & Shaq…Both Need Help

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Everyone has a solution for Tiger Woods’ woes. Like many Ranger Rick’s (Tiger’s phrase) he kills it on the range but can’t bring it to the course. Peter Kostis breaks down Tiger’s Range Swing versus his Tee Swing. And there is a significant difference. Maybe Kostis is right and Tiger has the same problem many of us do: we get too tense on the tee and it results in a loss of tempo. Been there done that. Shaquille O’Neal played,… Continue Reading

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Danny Lee Birdies the Playoff to Win The Greenbrier

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Danny Lee survived a four man playoff to claim his first PGA Tour victory at The Greenbrier Classic.”  Well, survive isn’t the right word because the 24 year old birdied the first two playoff holes to outduel David Hearn, Robert Streb and Kevin Kisner. With the win Lee, who was born in South Korea but hails from New Zealand cashes a $1.2 million check, is exempt on tour through and punches his ticket to The Open Championship.

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3 Crazy Golf Questions

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Here are a few “golf” questions I thought I would never, ever hear. Does golf really need Donald Trump? A while ago Trump was buying golf courses as a hobby but recently he is one of a handful of deep pocketed entrepreneurs that are some of the few that are actually building golf courses.  Like it or not Trump is a player in golf’s big time. The USGA and the PGA of America both have majors scheduled at Trump’s Bedminster… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods Surprises at The Greenbrier

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News Flash: Tiger Woods shot a four under par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic.  Woods bounced back from his 80-76 missed cut at the U.S. Open by shooting his best round of the season. His previous best was a 68 in the third round of The Masters over three months ago. It was a strange round for Woods as he actually hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens. His round did have a… Continue Reading

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Bubba Watson Looking for “Hometown” Win

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Bubba Watson is looking to go back to back this week at the Greenbrier Classic. Fresh off his eighth PGA Tour win at The Travelers Watson is feeling quite at home at the Old White Course since making the Greenbrier his summer home a few seasons ago.  Back to back isn’t easy on the PGA Tour but on courses set up to yield some birdies Bubba certainly has a fighting chance. Bubba is known for his long game but the… Continue Reading

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Open Championship Flashback: Faldo Wins at St. Andrews

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There is only two weeks left before the start of the Open Championship, or as the uninformed call it the British Open. With a return to the Old Course at St. Andrews this year is certain to be special. Tom Watson and his five Open Championships (and painful near miss) will be saying good bye to The Open.  Sir Nick Faldo and his three Open wins will be saying farewell as well. Listen to Sir Nick’s memories of his second… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson Linked to Illegal Gambling

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Phil Mickelson has been named as a “gambling client” in a case that involves a person who was a part of “an illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed bets on sporting events.” ESPN’s Outside the Lines has produced a story on Gregory Silveira who reached a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors and pled guilty to three counts of money laundering. Silveira is a 56 year old sports gambler who was acting as a middle man for offshore gambling operations.… Continue Reading

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