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Qualifiers for majors, WGCs and THE PLAYERS

Who’s eligible to compete in each of the majors, WGCs and at THE PLAYERS this season.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:15 pm

Jordan Spieth won The Open after his caddie saved him from making a major mistake

Jordan Spieth went on an epic run on the final five holes to win The Open Championship, but it may have never happened if not for his caddie saving the day on the wild 13th hole. At No. 13, Spieth hit his tee shot about 100 yards to the right of the fairway. While Spieth had a much cleaner lie in the practice area, his shot to the green was completely blind and his own calculation of how far he was from the green turned out to be way off.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:43 pm

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth celebrates Open win chugging from Claret Jug

Jordan Spieth knew exactly how to celebrate his victory Sunday in the British Open by taking a ceremonial drink – or 15 – from the Claret Jug. The clip comes complete with commentary by Justin Thomas. “Fantastic,” Spieth replied when asked about how it tasted. Indeed. Have another.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:30 pm

Gary Player talks Tom Watson through Spieth’s Open win

Gary Player talked Tom Watson through Jordan Spieth’s incredible recovery at The Open to win his third major.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:11 pm

Jordan Spieth works wizardry to escape Royal Birkdale with Claret Jug

SOUTHPORT, England –  Jordan Spieth posted a picture from a recent sojourn to Cabo in which he stood alongside the best basketball player of all time (Michael Jordan), the best Olympian of all time (swimmer Michael Phelps) and a Super Bowl-winning quarterback (Seattle’s Russell Wilson).  Sunday at Royal Birkdale in the 146th British Open, when Spieth’s mind was spinning, he was struggling with a loose swing and everything was running faster than the trains that churn past the course, his schoolteacher-turned-caddie, Michael Greller, stopped Spieth off the seventh tee to remind him of something. “You remember that group you were with last week?” Greller asked his young player. “You belong in that

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:42 pm

Spieth silences his doubters – including himself

It wasn’t Jean van de Velde standing in the burn at Carnoustie, but it was no less outrageous – Jordan Spieth perched atop a dune glaring into a cold rain. Although Spieth was trying as best he could to see a line to the 13th green, and minimize the damage of a drive that ended up closer to the practice tee than it did the fairway, he may as well have been watching the claret jug slipping away into the gloom. Van de Velde went on to lose that 2006 Open in spectacular fashion, whereas Spieth’s finish was even more remarkable and completed a wire-to-wire victory that was far more eventful than anyone could have imagined just 24 hours earlier. “Give me a round number,” Spieth shouted to his caddie Michael Greller from atop the hill adjacent to the 13th fairway.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:02 pm

Golf-High flier Connelly keeps feet on ground

Canada’s Austin Connelly did not hang around after finishing in a six-way tie for 14th place in the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday Barely dwelling on his first experience of a major, the 20-year-old headed off to the airport for his next tournament in Germany, one more stop on his rapid rise up golf’s crowded career ladder. Asked what he intended to do next, he said: “Next week I’m going to Germany.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 7:21 pm


Sky Sports – Great Britain

Bjorn positive about Rory

Thomas Bjorn believes that Rory McIlroy can take confidence from his performance at The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:50 pm

Butch: Jordan is Superman

Does Open champion Jordan Spieth wear a Superman outfit under his shirt? Butch Harmon thinks he does…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:10 pm

The Open in numbers

Following Jordan Spieth’s victory in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale, we take a look at some of the standout numbers…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:20 am

Player: Spieth will win Grand Slam

Gary Player has “never been more confident of anybody winning the grand slam” after Jordan Spieth secured the third leg of the four major titles by winning The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:50 am

Spieth joins three majors club

Jordan Spieth’s dramatic victory in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale saw him join some greats of golf to have won three of the four majors on offer.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:00 am

Players on Royal Birkdale

The Royal Birkdale course was one of the stars of the show at The Open last week and earned plenty of praise from the players.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:00 am

WATCH: Best of the Open Zone

From comical swings to celebrity visits and incredible shots, we look back at the highlights from another action-packed week in the Open Zone.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:00 am

Golfblogger – Great Britain

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Indian Express – India

Despite scandal, Tiger Woods cracks $1.3 bn in career earnings, tops Golf Digest 50 list

Woods is yet to reach pre-scandal endorsement totals but has bounced back from a 2011 low of $62 mn.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 7:21 am

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki in match-play, get engaged

McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year his engagement to tennis star Wozniacki.

Posted on 1 January 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Gaganjeet Bhullar completes the formalities, wins in Indonesia

Bhullar sank all his three birdies on Sunday on the back-nine 11th, 13th and 14th.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Rory McIlroy birdies 72nd hole to capture Australian Open

McIlroy nervelessly sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the 18th to finish on 18-under-par.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 9:24 am

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Posted on 6 October 2013 @ 6:31 pm

Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year

Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a record 11th time.

Posted on 27 September 2013 @ 4:15 pm

Double delight! Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedExCup

Henrik Stenson held his nerve to fend off a last-day charge by Jordan Spieth.

Posted on 23 September 2013 @ 9:39 am

Golf Week – United States

Lexi Thompson on pace for historic season

There’s still a lot of golf left in 2017, but Lexi Thompson has a chance to join Annika Sorenstam in the history books. Through 54 (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:23 pm

Jack Nicklaus says Spieth made ‘unbelievable decision’ to drop on driving range

You know you’ve done something special in golf when you can even impress the Golden Bear. Jack Nicklaus posted his extended thoughts (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy listed as co-favorites to win PGA Championship

We will long remember the amazing artistry Jordan Spieth used to win the 146th Open Championship. It seems the oddsmakers aren’t (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 4:39 pm

TV blog: NBC got big stuff right but landed in bunker with details

Five thoughts on NBC’s coverage of the British Open: NBC stuck to what it does best: showing a lot of golf. It’s hard to find fault (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:45 pm

Why Jordan Spieth told caddie, ‘Go get that!’ after crucial eagle

There really are no words to describe what Jordan Spieth did Sunday at the British Open, but Golfweek’s Jeff Babineau somehow does so (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:11 am

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth celebrates Open win chugging from Claret Jug

Jordan Spieth knew exactly how to celebrate his victory Sunday in the British Open by taking a ceremonial drink – or 15 – from (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:30 pm

Confident Austin Connelly comes up big at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England – What Austin Connelly lacks in stature, he more than makes up for in belief. Call him Little Big Man. The (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:01 pm


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