Tag Archives: Golf

  • This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

     It was on this day in 1994 that Tiger Woods won the United States Amateur Golf Championship.  It was the first of three consecutive US Amateur Golf Championship titles for Tiger. Woods recorded his first US Amateur Championship at the tender age of 18, as he defeated Trip Kuehne in the final at TPC Sawgrass […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2007 that Tiger Woods won the 89th annual PGA Championship.  The tournament was held at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tiger Woods had a rough start to the tournament as he shot a +1 (70) in the opening round and sat six shots back of the […]

  • Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    With 35 players under par after the first round of the 2013 PGA Championship and two players—Adam Scott and Jim Furyk—recording rounds of 65, you might be tempted to assume that the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, is quite the forgiving course.  But you’d be wrong. In addition to some narrow fairways, […]

  • 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 […]