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Ben Hogan

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  • Left out of ‘Big Three,’ Billy Casper is eager to finally tell his story

     
    Billy Casper lets out a hearty laugh when asked if he felt left out by all the attention heaped upon golf’s “Big Three” of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. “I never paid any attention,” the 80-year-old Hall of...
  • Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino say Tiger Woods is too mechanical

     
    While Tiger Woods spends an unplanned free weekend at home on Jupiter Island, the vote was split among four of the game’s living legends as to whether he’ll eventually reach Jack Nicklaus’ standard of 18 major titles. Nicklaus and Gary...
  • 'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook

    'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook
    Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
  • Reeling nation needs a Tiger win

    On a sun-splashed afternoon here at heaven's gate, there are a dozen people crowded around a corner of a giant wooden scoreboard. They are staring at the standings of a golf tournament that has not yet started. They are taking photos of the stenciled...
  • Florida Golf Guide: Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando

    Florida Golf Guide: Dubsdread Golf Course, Orlando
    Dubsdread Golf Course Last updated June 21, 2010 Description: Located just minutes from downtown Orlando, Dubsdread Golf Course features the oldest public layout in the area, originally designed in 1923 and renovated in 2008. This classic course has...
  • Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour

    Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour
    Nancy Tison owns a wardrobe of golf clothes. Not for playing golf. For meeting and following professional golfers, their careers and their families. Tison, who lives in Newport News, and sister, Barbara McNeal, who resides in Florida, call themselves...
  • Thompson cashes in

    Robert Thompson let his putter carry him from qualifying for the 17th Toshiba Classic to a tie for fifth following Sunday’s final round at Newport Beach Country Club. Thompson scored a bogey-free final round to finish 13-under-par 200 (68-66-66),...
  • Almost like rags to riches

    Robert Thompson let his putter carry him from qualifying for the 17th Toshiba Classic to a tie for fifth following Sunday's final round at Newport Beach Country Club. Thompson scored a bogey-free final round to finish 13-under-par 200 (68-66-66),...
  • Michael Strahan, Ben Hogan, Johnny Miller, Big Brown

     
    Here is my Tuesday newspaper column, in which I meander aimlessly from serving as Michael Strahan's TV agent (for free!), to mini-reviewing HBO's new documentary on the 1960 U.S. Open, to alerting golf fans that this year's Open will finish......
  • Tiger Woods returns, reminding world that golf exists

     
    The Golf Channel has adopted an understated approach to its coverage of Tiger Wood's return this afternoon. Just kidding. It is taking an approach comparable to the coverage of the Apollo 11 crew's return to Earth. NBC, which will produce......
  • Heart-transplant pro Erik Compton speaks at Winter Park CC

     
    If you haveĀ a free evening and want to hear an inspirational story, check out Erik Compton's appearance at Winter Park Country Club tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Compton, a former Nationwide Tour pro now playing on a second transplanted heart, has a...