Mar
28
2014
G-Mac speaks truth on Tiger

G-Mac speaks truth on Tiger

Following his pre-tourney press conference at the Arnold Palmer Invitational last week, Graeme McDowell held court and spoke about Tiger Woods with a scrum of reporters. And God forbid, McDowell told the truth, saying Woods had lost his former aura, according to a report on PGATour.com:

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Mar
25
2014
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters
Woods' back up in the air

Woods’ back up in the air

Tiger Woods still isn’t sure if he will be able to play in the Masters in two weeks time due to his nagging back injurywhich is reportedly a bulging disk.

On Monday he made an appearance at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. to give an announcement regarding the future of his tournament, but he also spoke about whether he’d be ready to compete at Augusta National, according to multiple reports.

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Mar
23
2014
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Every Given Sunday

Finally, Every’s day

Matt Every wondered if he’d ever win on the PGA Tour. He knew he was good enough, but it’s a humbling game, especially when you’re playing against the best in the world on a weekly basis. Finally, it was Every’s time on Sunday at Bay Hill as he captured the Arnold Palmer Invitational by a shot over Keegan Bradley to secure his maiden victory. 

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Mar
23
2014
By Stephanie Wei under World Golf Hall of Fame
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Tour Commissioner TIm Finchem, Gary Player, Nancy Lopez, Arnold Palmer and WGHOF COO Jack Peter

The World Golf Hall of Fame (WGHOF) introduced a new procedure for individuals to be inducted beginning with the Class of 2015, which was unveiled in a press conference today by PGA Tour Commissioner and chairman of the World Golf Foundation Board of Directors, Tim Finchem, along with Gary Player, Nancy Lopez, Arnold Palmer, Annika Sorrenstam (via the phone) and WGHOF COO Jack Peter.

The changes were made after a review of the ballot and nomination process, which included an evaluation of the ballot system and voting body, along with criteria such as tournament victories and age. 

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Mar
22
2014
Na, Na, Na, Na

Na, Na, Na, Na

For the second week in a row on the PGA Tour, Kevin Na was (unfairly) targeted and harassed by fans for his reputation of being a slow player.

During the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, spectators heckled Na, who teed off no. 10 on Friday, throughout the back nine at Bay Hill. Na was visibly frustrated and reacted to the taunting. Things finally hit a breaking point, and in the middle of the first fairway, he flagged down rules official Mark Russell.

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Mar
21
2014
Scotty with a commanding lead...

Scotty with a commanding lead…

Adam Scott followed his record-tying 10-under 62 in the first round at Bay Hill with a respectable four-under 68, 14-under total, opening up a seven shot lead as he heads into the weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. 

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Mar
20
2014
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Drop it like it's hot

Drop it like it’s hot

Despite not feeling his best health-wise, including a fever, Adam Scott fired a 10-under 62 in the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Wielding his long putter, it seemed like he made *everything.*

“Obviously I’m really thrilled with the start today,” said Scott in his post-round press conference. “It’s maybe a little surprising.  I don’t know where it came from, but the putter certainly got hot today.”

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