MOORESVILLE, NC - APRIL 29: PGA golfer Rickie Fowler tees during the Farmers Insurance 'Drive and Drive' competition with NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne at Mooresville Motorplex on April 29, 2013 in Mooresville, North Carolina.
But to fans around the United States and around the world, he was the conduit of what PGA Tour level golf was to those fans for an incredible 35-year broadcast career which spanned many, many careers on the PGA Tour. Ken Venturi was a fixture to the game of golf for fans everywhere in terms of his ability to analyse the game and excite fans about the play they were watching.
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Doral will be phenomenal. I will spend a great deal of money on it to bring it back to its grandeur ... It is home to one of the most important tournaments on the PGA Tour. And the 18th hole there is probably the greatest finishing hole in golf.More quotes »
Hall of Fame election, induction to get a review
of having a PGA Tour ballot for the "World" Golf Hall of Fame. It sends a subtle message that this really is about the PGA Tour. International players get their own ballot."I think it's timely to take a look at everything we're doing and take a fresh look," Read more »
Tigers Woods tied with Sergio Garcia, David Lingmerth at The Players Championship
to the winner, along with a three-year exemption to the Masters and British Open, and a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour.That would be helpful for Lingmerth, who made it onto the PGA Tour through the minor leagues last year.He hit deep into the trees right Read more »
teams TBD, at Tallahassee, Fla.ESPN -- Southeastern Conference, championship, teams TBD, at Lexington, Ky.NBC -- PGA Tour, The Players Championship, third round, at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.NBCSN -- IIHF World Championship, preliminary round, United States vs. Read more »
Tiger Woods wins 76th career PGA Tour tournament at Cadillac Championship
at Doral, Woods left after the 11th hole with tightness in his left Achilles tendon . He since has won five times in his last 22 tournaments worldwide, and can return to No. 1 in the world with a win in two weeks at Bay Hill.Woods won by two over Steve Stricker Read more »
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Robin All celebrates his 50th year as PGA of American Class A professional
To commemorate his 50th year as a PGA of America Class A professional, Robin All celebrates in his usual manner — teaching and playing the game. The career that he says started out “with not really a plan” evolved into his competing in a major championsh 19 m ago from The State Read more »
Inconsistent and uncomfortable but Bradley still ahead of pack
IRVING (Texas): Keegan Bradley followed up his stellar 10-under first round with a one-under 69 on Friday to maintain a three-stroke lead in the US PGA Tour Byron Nelson Championship. Former PGA Championship winner Bradley couldnt match his opening-round 5/18/13 from The Star Malaysia Read more »
Singh among Byron Nelson MDF casualties
For the third time in five weeks, a surplus of players making the 36-hole cut has caused the PGA Tour to introduce a second cut after 54 holes. With 83 players teeing off in the third round at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, the field was again culled 5/18/13 from Golf Channel Read more »
Ken Venturi, 82, dies
Kenneth Venturi (born May 15, 1931) is an American retired professional golfer and golf broadcaster. He won 14 events on the PGA Tour including one major, the 1964 U ... The Associated Press Ken Venturi pauses to wipe perspiration from his face during th 5/18/13 from FOX Sports Read more »
Tour clarifies World Cup role for Northern Ireland
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — It turns out Northern Ireland won't have its own team for the World Cup. A press release issued by the International Federation of PGA Tours last week during The Players Championship said that England, Scotland, Wales and Northe 5/18/13 from Boston Herald Read more »