Right at the end of “Chariots of Fire,” winner of the 1981 best movie Oscar, some text appears on the screen. Revealed is the brain tumor that caused the death of Christian missionary Eric Liddell, winner of the 400 meters gold medal at the 1924 Olympics in Paris, towards the end of World War II.
3:56 PM ET Associated Press PAPHOS, Cyprus — Jamie Donaldson will look to seal his first European Tour title in more than six years after taking a one-stroke lead at the end of the third round of the Cyprus Open on Saturday. Donaldson, who is most famous for securing the winning point for the European
Phil Mickelson will make his final Masters tune-up in the Lonestar State. Mickelson committed to the Vivant Houston Open, a week after stating he might not play in the event due to health and safety concerns. The Houston Open is allowing a limited amount of fans on property next week, a prospect that left Mickleson
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If you struggle with a slice with your golf driver, but hit your irons relatively well, these simple driver swing tips will help you straighten your shot out! In this golf lesson, we will cover: – Golf driver set up – golf driver stance – golf swing for driver vs irons – golf driver drills
6:26 PM ET Associated Press SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — Ryan Armour and Wyndham Clark survived ferocious wind Friday in the Bermuda Championship to share the lead going into a weekend that includes 64-year-old Fred Funk. Armour could only guess where the 30 mph gusts would blow his golf ball across Port Royal. The 44-year-old from Ohio
After an absolutely prime day for scoring on Thursday in Bermuda, it looked like we were headed for another week where 20 under or lower was required to get a win. Mother Nature decided to fight back on Friday at Port Royal Golf Course. Here are our takeaways from the second round of the Bermuda
We see John Daly and everything seems as it always was. The outrageously colorful pants and oversized yellow shirt that is bright enough to be a beacon on a lighthouse. The flowing long hair, though it seems a tad more gray and less dirty blond now. The impossibly tanned and thick forearms, and the cartoonishly
Ahead of the Masters, Nike is set to release a limited edition collection of the brand’s most popular golf shoes including the Nike Air Zoom Infitiny Tour, Roshe G Tour, Air Max 97G, Air Zoom Victory Tour and Jordan V Low G Golf Shoes. The most unique of the Nike NRG drops this year, the
4:20 AM ET Mitch Waite and Johannes Veerman lead a tight pack after the opening round of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open with four-time European Tour winner Andy Sullivan one shot behind. Sullivan, the highest ranked player in the field, posted a six-under 65 after he birdied the final two holes in a low-scoring day.
Luck, as a concept in golf, is incredibly difficult to define and identify, so let’s start with this premise: The FedEx Cup points system disproportionately rewards high finishers, as it should. If you miss a cut, you earn zero points, but the difference in points between finishing first and 10th is also massive. This weekend
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Just about every golfer would love to hit the ball farther, but for many of us, our swings can be described as powerful effort vs. effortless power. Luckily, the silky speed we envy in top players is a skill you can learn. In this video, Titleist Staff Member Jennifer Hudson, owner of Life Long Golf,
7:46 PM ET PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Jim Richerson was elected the 42nd president of the PGA of America on Thursday at a virtual annual meeting that included Tim Rosaforte becoming the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership. Richerson, the senior vice president of operations for Arizona-based Troon Golf, succeeds Suzy Whaley, He
An abiding enthusiasm for golf fueled Tim Rosaforte’s nearly four-decade career covering the game, more than 20 years of it spent as a senior writer for Golf Digest and Golf World. So, too, did his curiosity to tell the stories of those who shared that enthusiasm, be they recreational golfers, club professionals or Hall of
With the Masters just two weeks away, Tiger Woods’ focus has shifted toward Augusta National. Part of the reason Woods has had so much success there is his ability to hit shots off uneven lies. With Augusta’s hilly terrain, players rarely have a completely flat lie. And typically speaking, the guys in contention are those
When you hit the ball 50 yards off line, you’re going to end up in some strange places, whether it be on the PGA Tour or at your local muni. Just ask Phil Mickelson, one of the greatest players of all time, who has hit shots from everywhere imaginable. Cart paths, hospitality tents, behind fences,
5:52 PM ET Associated Press GREENSBORO, Ga. — Ally McDonald gave herself a big 28th birthday present Sunday, winning the LPGA Drive On Championship-Lake Reynolds Oconee for her first tour title. The 28-year-old from Mississippi held off Danielle Kang by a stroke on the Great Waters Course, closing with a 3-under 69 for a 16-under
Bryson DeChambeau’s driving prowess recently led to a first major title and currently has him as the favorite to win the 2020 Masters. But before you bet any of your hard-earned money on him, you might want to consider this stat first. No one is better at digging through numbers than 15th Club’s Justin Ray,
Stephen Szurlej: Bandon Trails Out of the first four 18-hole courses, Pacific Dunes and Bandon Dunes offer the most stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Old Macdonald is, by far, the most wide open. And Bandon Trails (pictured) presents the most intricate mix of risk-reward holes but is played entirely inland. Photo By: Stephen Szurlej:
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EVERY GOLFER NEEDS TO KNOW THIS! Simple Golf Tips When playing golf out on the golf course you will come up all different types of challenges. In this video Matt Fryer Golf takes you through 3 different type of situations that will effect the yardage you face out on the golf course. From how the
In this video Rick Shiels PGA Golf Professional reviews the Shotvision golf launch monitor app on his iPhone! With the growing trend in golfers wanting to use a launch monitor it’s super exciting that you can now download an app onto your iPhone to track your golf ball! But is it good? Rick downloads the
Season 2 of Callaway Tour Tips kicks off with a pitching masterclass and head-to-head challenge featuring two of the best ball strikers in the game – Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam. Launched this week, the opening episode brings together two Callaway ambassadors and legends of the game in Major winners Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam.
10:46 AM ET Kamaiu Johnson, 27, is going from 8th grade dropout to playing on the PGA Tour. Farmers Insurance and the Farmers Insurance Open are announcing that Johnson, winner of the 2020 APGA Tour Championship, is being awarded an exemption into the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open in January. This will be his first start
Ever since winning the Bermuda Championship last year, Brendon Todd has proven to be one of the more consistent players on the PGA Tour. He added a victory the following week at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, nearly won again the following week at the RSM, and has since made 11 of 14 cuts with five
With a flashlight in his pocket and golf clubs in hand, Camiko Smith hopped his backyard fence onto the fourth hole of the Port Royal Golf Course on his island homeland of Bermuda. It was there that he first picked up the game as a young boy when the caddie master gave him a single
Rounds of golf in the rain can be a battle against the elements. The last thing you want, for your next round, is to pick up your bag for your next round and have clubs caked with mud and still damp from the downpour at the end of your round. So let this be a
11:10 AM ET ESPN’s College GameDay Built By the Home Depot show has originated from dozens of college campuses across the country since 1993. On Saturday, Nov. 14, the show will combine two of sport’s greatest traditions — college football and the Masters. ESPN announced on Tuesday that College GameDay will originate from Augusta National
This week’s Bermuda Championship will be the first PGA Tour event to allow fans on site since the opening round of the Players Championship in mid-March because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Although the island paradise has had just 188 total cases of coronavirus and has only three current known cases, strict guidelines will be