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Classic Woods vs. Mickelson and Other Storylines in PGA’s Final Major at Oak Hill

Potential storylines will be as abundant as the trees and rough for the final major of the season at the 97th PGA Championship this week at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York.

World’s Number One Tiger Woods is coming off a resounding victory last week with an eye on ending his winless majors [...]

2012 British Open – Royal Lytham

Not all tracks for the British Open are alike. Oh there’s the shared dangerous pot bunkers, ravaging rough and potential for nasty weather conditions, but Royal Lytham & St Annes is the only one begins with a par-3 and the only Open course to have three par-3s on the front nine. [...]

New Film – 1962 U.S. Open: Jack’s First Major

Commemorating golf’s most accomplished player, NBC will air a film before the final round of the U.S. Open Sunday that tells the story behind Jack Nicklaus winning his first tournament as a pro (and a major at that), defeating Arnold Palmer in an 18-hole playoff in the 1962 U.S. Open at the Oakmont Country Cub in Pennsylvania. [...]

U.S. Open 2012 – A Test of Olympic Proportions

San Francisco’s Olympic Club plays host to the US Open for the fifth time as 156 competitors, representing 18 countries, 10 past champions and 35 first time participants begin their title hopes tomorrow. [...]

The Nine Greatest Moments in the History of the Masters

“Yes sir”, just when the critics said he was through, Nicklaus, the best player of all time, and at the age of 46 turns back the hands of time with six birdies and an eagle on his last 10 holes to beat Greg Norman, Seve Ballesteros, Tom Kite and Tom Watson to win his final title. [...]

Stars of Hollywood and Golf Align at Riviera

Some of golf’s biggest stars, crowd-pleasers like Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples and Bubba Watson, are expected to play in this week’s PGA tour stop at the Northern Trust Open, but they’ll be competing in a unique environment that enjoys quite a bit of star power in its own right where the links between the sport and Hollywood really began. [...]

Seven Days in Utopia- A New Golf Film Shot with a Spiritual Hook

A promising young golfer, Luke Chisholm (Lucas Black) has a terrible day. His meltdown after contending for the lead in a tournament in Texas drives his father/coach to abandon him and makes television headlines. Heading out onto the back-roads to blow off some steam, Luke instead blows right through the pasture fence of eccentric rancher Johnny Crawford (Duvall) and finds himself stranded in the tiny town of Utopia. [...]

PGA Championships – Golf’s Final Major of 2011 Heads South to Georgia

The PGA Championships, which perennially features the deepest international field of any major championship, starts Thursday at the Atlanta Athletic Club. [...]

2011 US Open Preview

The 111th U.S. Open tees off at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland this week. The beauty of this major is that it goes to different golf courses, different venues every year, and many times they’re so different that they lend themselves to different players. [...]

Golf List Mania!

Authors Leonard Shapiro and Ed Sherman get a lot of yardage in this comprehensive and opinionated record of just about anything connected to golf from the best courses to the biggest chokes, best movies and funniest quotes. [...]