1. Ranking the 10 Best Players in Golf Without a Major Victory

    Professional golfers' careers are ultimately judged by the number of major championship titles accumulated before they hang up their spikes...

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  2. 10 Reasons You Should Be Watching the LPGA

    If you have not been following the lady golfers on the LPGA Tour, you are missing some great golf. The LPGA Tour travels the world and holds tournaments in some of the most beautiful locales the world has to offer...

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  3. 5 Players Who Are Thrilled About Playing the US Open at Merion Golf Club

    The East Course at Merion Golf Club will host the 2013 U.S. Open. It opened in 1912 and has been the site of some historic golf events. David Graham hit every fairway and green in the final round to win the 1981 U...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 6,912 reads 6 comments

  4. Angel Cabrera Has Won Big by Losing the Masters

    Augusta National has returned to the peaceful, serene domain of the membership. The patrons and media have moved on to Hilton Head for the RBC Heritage and can only look forward to revisiting the stately pines of the home of Bobby Jones next year...

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  5. RBC Ambassador Program Assures Heritage Gets Strong Field

    The Heritage Classic has had a rich history since it held its first tournament in 1969 with Arnold Palmer donning the Tartan Plaid Jacket. It has had several various sponsors over the years...

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  6. Adam Scott Finishes Strong and Breaks Through for Masters Win

    Adam Scott was one of the players at the top of the list that no professional golfer wants to be a member of: the best player to have not won a major. That dubious honor no longer applies to the 32-year-old from Australia...

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  7. Masters: Cabrera, Stricker, Westwood Seeking Entrance to Hall of Fame

    Three players at or near the top of the leaderboard at the Masters are seeking the credentials that will gain them induction to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Angel Cabrera is 43 years old and has two major championship wins on his resume...

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  8. Masters Assesses Tiger Woods' 2-Stroke Penalty for Illegal Drop

    Tiger Woods was making his move on Friday at the Masters. He was at five-under par for the tournament through 14 holes and ready to take command of the 2013 Masters. He pushed his drive at the par-5 No...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,764 reads 12 comments

  9. Despite Slow-Play Penalty at the Masters, Tianlang Guan Story Continues

    Tianlang Guan , the 14-year-old eighth-grade student from China, earned his spot in the 2013 Masters by winning the 2012 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in Thailand...

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  10. Ranking the 10 Most Dominant Performances in Masters History

    Bobby Jones dominated the golf world, winning 13 major championships in just an eight-year span. He envisioned the Augusta National Golf Club and along with Clifford Roberts founded the club...

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  11. Do Tiger Woods and the Media Place Too Much Emphasis on the Majors?

    Jack Nicklaus was the originator of the idea that performance in major championships should be the standard to measure a professional golfer’s career...

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  12. Na Yeon Choi and Suzann Pettersen Lead at LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship

    The LPGA Tour is holding the first major championship of the 2013 season this week in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The old Dinah Shore started in 1972 and has been a major since 1983...

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  13. 7 Top LPGA Women to Watch at Kraft Nabisco Championship

    It still hurts to watch the replay video of the tap-in that I.K. Kim missed on the last hole of the 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship. She would have won the tournament outright but instead lost in a playoff with Sun Young Yoo...

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  14. Rory McIlroy Could Regain No. 1 Ranking at Shell Houston Open

    The world is a better place and seems to have gained a new equilibrium. Tiger Woods ascended to No. 1 with his win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. In October of 2011, he had fallen to No...

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  15. Is Lindsey Vonn the Last Piece in the Puzzle for Tiger Woods?

    Tiger Woods and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn recently announced their relationship on Facebook . Can this be the last piece in the puzzle for Tiger Woods? A champion golfer ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 9,350 reads 2 comments

  16. 7 Young Players Who Will Challenge Tiger and Rory on the PGA Tour

    Every year, a new crop of young guns join the PGA Tour. They keep the tour fresh and force the veterans to either improve or lose their spots in the big show. The young players entering the PGA Tour now are bigger, stronger and more experienced...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 5,776 reads 2 comments

  17. What Does Stacy Lewis' Ascension to No. 1 Mean for the LPGA?

    With her win last week at the RR Donnelley Founders Cup, American Stacy Lewis became only the second American woman to reach No. 1 on the Rolex Rankings. Christie Kerr was the first...

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  18. Stacy Lewis New World No. 1 in Spite of Television Fans

    Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup Sunday at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix. This was the fourth tournament of the 2013 LPGA schedule and the first event of the year played inside the continental United States...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,690 reads 6 comments

  19. Rory McIlroy Will Only Play in the Shell Houston Open Before the Masters

    After his final round Sunday at the WGC -Cadillac, Rory McIlroy confirmed during an interview with the Golf Channel's Steve Sands that he only planned to play in the Shell Houston Open prior to The Masters...

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  20. Tiger Woods Late Struggles on Sunday at Doral Are Still a Concern

    Tiger Woods won the World Golf Championship’s Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral on Sunday. He did, however, continue a trend from 2012 by struggling on the back nine in the final round...

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  21. Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng Feeling Pressure of Being No. 1

    Both Rory McIlroy and Yani Tseng are feeling the pressure of carrying around the weight of being ranked No. 1 in the world...

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  22. Tiger Woods Leads Stellar Field in WGC-Cadillac at Trump Doral

    Tiger Woods played a nearly perfect round on Friday to take a two-shot lead after 36 holes in the WGC -Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral . He has won 16 World Golf Championship events in his career, and he won this event in 2007...

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  23. WGC-Cadillac Championship: Odds and Analysis for Top 10 Golfers at Doral

    Justin Rose pocketed $1.4 million by winning the 2012 WGC -Cadillac Championship at what is now called Trump Doral . The total purse has been increased to $8.75 million in 2013...

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  24. Lydia Ko with Three Professional Wins Is Golf's Newest Superstar

    Lydia Ko is golf’s latest wunderkind from New Zealand. Who is this precocious youngster and why does she warrant such interest? Ms. Ko at the ripe old age of 15 has won three professional golf tournaments and the 2012 U...

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  25. Rory McIlroy Feeling Pressure Walks out of Honda Still Media Darling

    Rory McIlroy walked off PGA National during Friday’s second round of the Honda Classic after playing just eight of his first nine holes. He was seven over par at the time and had hit his second shot on No...

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