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Remembering Arnold Palmer

It’s hard to imagine a world of golf without Arnold Palmer. So many sports icons disappear into as much anonymity as possible after their playing days are over; but the man who was golf’s first true superstar was at home on the course whether he was winning one of his seven Majors, becoming an accomplished […]

Valspar Champ Casey Rises to #12

Paul Casey pushed his way towards the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) on Sunday with his victory at the Valspar Championship in Florida. Casey rose from 17th to 12th to the win. Justin Rose (#6) is the only Brit in the top 10 currently, But #11-#14 are all Englishman: Tommy Fleetwood, […]

Paul Casey Holds off Tiger Woods for Valspar Title

Everyone was so enamored with Tiger Woods and the men bunched around him – Patrick Reed, Brandt Snedeker, Justin Rose and rookie Corey Conners that nobody bothered looking any farther down the board to start Sunday at the Valspar Championship. That proved to be a mistake. England’s Paul Casey shot a final-round 65 to get […]

Matt Wallace Wins Hero Indian Open in Playoff

It wasn’t the ending the crowd wanted at the Hero Indian Open Saturday, but it was a thrilling finish. England’s Matt Wallace defeated countryman Andrew Johnston in a one-hole playoff to take the title after local favourite Shubhankar Sharma fell apart in the final round after being tied for the lead through 54 holes. Johnston […]

Tiger Woods 1 Shot off Lead Headed for Sunday

Tiger Woods trailing by one stroke going into the final round used to mean an easy win was soon to come. This Sunday, who knows? But Wood is sure to give the Valspar Championship its greatest ratings of all time because he’s a single stroke off the lead heading into Sunday. To win, he’ll have […]

Tiger Woods Two Strokes off Lead at Valspar

A birdie on #14 and the crowd went bonkers. It didn’t matter that Tiger Woods was just 30 holes into the Valspar Championship; he’d just moved into the lead. The spot at the top was short lived, but the result is the same. Tiger Woods is in contention for a PGA golf tournament title heading […]

It’s Sharma fever as Rookie Ties for Indian Open Lead

If he was old enough, Shubhankar Sharma could probably run for mayor and win in New Delhi right now. The 21-year-old golfing sensation wrote another chapter in his remarkable rise to fame as he shot an even-par to move into a first-place tie with Matt Wallace at the Hero Indian Open. A late mistake cost […]

Rookie Corey Connors Day 1 Leader at Valspar

Earlier this week, PGA rookie Corey Connors missed qualifying for the Valspar Championship by six strokes. On Wednesday, he found out he was in the field when another player withdrew. At the end of Thursday, he was leading the tournament. Connors had five birdies against one bogey to take the lead at Valspar with a […]

Grillo Leads Indian Open as Sharma Rallies to Second

Emilliano Grillo has a four-stroke lead halfway through the Hero Indian Open. So why is all the buzz not about him? Because the man in second place has become a folk hero to the local golf fans in the last three months. That’s 21-year-old Shubhankar Sharma if you’ve been on Mars for the last three […]

Grillo Sets Course Record, Leads Hero Indian Open

Colombia’s Emiliano Grillo fired a course-record 65 to take the early lead at the Hero Indian Open on Thursday. Drawing a wild card looked worth it to Grillo who fired eight birdies to reach 7-under,  leading him to shoot a 65 and lead the field by two strokes by a trio of players including Pablo […]