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  • Sophie Gustafson honored by GWAA after leaving ‘comfort zone’

     
    Sophie Gustafson, whose poignant Golf Channel interview last fall earned praise for her battle with stuttering, received more honors Wednesday when the Golf Writers Association of America named her to receive this year’s Ben Hogan Award. The award,...
  • 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...
  • Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion

    Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion
    Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C. A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...
  • Democracy reigns in majors these days

    BETHESDA, Md. — The U.S. Open long has billed itself as the most democratic among golf's major championships. The big names get reserved spots, sure — though they share the practice range with up-and-comers, amateurs, club pros and maybe a...
  • '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...
  • Heat, Ice & Tape: Sports Residency Program Kicks Off

    Heat, Ice & Tape: Sports Residency Program Kicks Off
    Amanda Arnold and Mollie Cole are the first two to go through the Texas Health Fort Worth-Ben Hogan Sports Medicine residency program--the only one of its kind in Texas. Amanda is focusing on sports physical therapy and will work closely with the TCU...
  • 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),...
  • Tiger Woods Apologizes For Spitting In Dubai

    Tiger Woods Apologizes For Spitting In Dubai
    LONDON -- Former world number one Tiger Woods has apologized after being fined for spitting during the Dubai Desert Classic over the weekend. "It was inconsiderate to spit like that and I know better. Just wasn't thinking and want to say I'm sorry,"...
  • ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open

    ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open
    First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club. Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...