Tag Archives: Golf

  • Charl Schwartzel Smashes His 6 Iron to Pieces at the British Open (GIF)

    Charl Schwartzel Smashes His 6 Iron to Pieces at the British Open (GIF)

    So far today, 2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel is doing pretty well. He recently entered the clubhouse following his second round at the 2013 British Open, and through those 18 holes he recorded three birdies and no bogies for a score of -3. The cause of Schwartzel’s success in round two? He obviously put the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/18/2013 — Zach Johnson

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/18/2013 — Zach Johnson

    It was a slow day in the sporting world yesterday, so for this edition of the “Stat Line of the Night,” we take you all the way to East Lothian, Scotland, for the opening round of the 2013 British Open Championship.  It was there that Zach Johnson took the early lead on the rest of the […]

  • European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    If you play golf and you’re a fan of the classic Adam Sandler film* Happy Gilmore, then there’s a very good chance that, at some point in your life, you have tried to replicate Happy’s famous running swing technique. And chances are, the results were not good. But did you ever wonder what would happen […]

  • Rory McIlroy vs. a Trash-Talking Robot Is Hilarious (Video)

    Rory McIlroy vs. a Trash-Talking Robot Is Hilarious (Video)

    You may or may not remember the footage of an 8-year-old Rory McIlroy chipping balls into a washing machine, which was released following his 2011 US Open victory, but I’ll tell you who didn’t forget: this Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine. And this Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine—or “the robot” for short—doesn’t seem all that impressed, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 19th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (June 19th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2000 that Tiger Woods won the 100th US Open Championship at Pebble Beach.  It was the third Major Championship victory of his career. The 2000 PGA Tour season may have been the best of Tiger Woods’ career.  He kicked it off by winning his first ever US Open title […]

  • Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    There is certainly no shortage of examples of fans making amazing catches at baseball games. Over the years we’ve seen almost everything, from fans catching balls in their beers, to fans catching balls while holding their kids, to fans catching balls with oversized novelty gloves, to fans making amazing diving grabs on home run balls. […]

  • The Evolution of Tiger Woods’ Golf Swing in One GIF

    The Evolution of Tiger Woods’ Golf Swing in One GIF

    It kind of happened right underneath our noses, but after a four-year hiatus, Tiger Woods is once again the greatest golfer in the world. Sure, he still hasn’t won a major since 2008. But the guy has won four out of the first seven tournaments played this season, and if he wins the Memorial for […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 22nd) — Annika Sörenstam

    This Day In Sports History (May 22nd) — Annika Sörenstam

    It was on this day in 2003 that Annika Sörenstam played in the Bank of America Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas.  By taking part in the event, she became the first woman since Babe Zaharias in 1945 to compete against men on the PGA Tour. At the time, Sörenstam was coming off back-to-back […]