Jun
13
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

That’s right. Our favorite CBS commentator and former PGA Tour player Nick Faldo has been awarded knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. We already hear enough about his amazing accomplishments from two decades ago, or as Shane Bacon described, “Remember what I did 53 years ago.” That pretty much hits the nail on the head. It’ll […]

Oct
19
2014
By Stephanie Wei under Ryder Cup

#456274010 / gettyimages.com Ian Poulter has retaliated at Sir Nick Faldo for his remarks calling Sergio Garcia “useless” and having a “bad attitude” during the recent European Ryder Cup victory over the Americans. On a U.S. television broadcast on the first day, Faldo criticized Garcia, referring back to his time as Team Europe’s captain in […]

Sep
26
2014
By Stephanie Wei under Ryder Cup

Well, it wouldn’t be the Ryder Cup without some drama — although it’s usually with spectacular golf shots on the course. Sir Nick Faldo caused a stir on Friday with his on-air comments about Sergio Garcia at the 2008 Ryder Cup, where Europe received a thrashing from the United States, 16.5-11.5. Faldo, who was the […]

Dec
19
2011

Nick Faldo and Johnny Miller, arguably golf’s two most opinionated analysts, will appear together in Golf Channel’s season-opening Tournament of Champions at Kapalua, according to USA Today‘s Michael Hiestand. (Wait, Johnny is actually doing cable??) Which should certainly be intriguing — I don’t have to tell you that this could turn into really, really good […]

Nov
10
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Six-time major winner turned CBS talking head Nick Faldo was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. Arguably the best golfer in British history, he’s the only living individual in the sport to receive this prestigious honor. He described the experience as “unbelievable” and “amazing.” Sir Nick shared some more of his […]

Sep
30
2018

Embed from Getty Images Just like in past Ryder Cups, the scene is always rather chaotic when the matches are coming down the stretch, and we (media people) are staring at the leaderboard trying to figure out which one will clinch the winning point, so we can be there to get what we need. Sunday […]

Jul
9
2017

Embed from Getty Images Jon Rahm added to his growing legend with his runaway six-shot victory at the Irish Open at Portstewart GC. The 22-year-old Spaniard fired an impressive seven-under 65 in the final round — and he even missed a three-footer on the 72nd hole — to post 24-under for the championship, breaking the […]

Apr
11
2016
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters

Embed from Getty Images The Masters doesn’t begin until the back nine on Sunday. Ain’t that the truth. However, as Jordan Spieth, who became the first player to lead the Masters in seven straight rounds, made the walk from nine green to 10 tee, he held a five-shot lead at seven-under, closing out the front […]

Apr
8
2016

Embed from Getty Images Some weren’t sure what to expect this week from Jordan Spieth at the Masters, where, a year ago, he shattered records en route to his wire-to-wire victory. For the ungodly standards he’s set, he went into Augusta National without really showing his A-game, so some wondered how he would handle the pressure […]

Jan
26
2016

Paul Azinger has been tapped as the new lead golf analyst for Fox Sports’ golf coverage of USGA events, replacing the recently-departed Greg Norman, who held the role in the network’s inaugural year, according to GolfDigest.com.