Articles Tagged with golf

Lucy Li Ends Incredible Run at U.S. Women’s Open

Lucy Li, 11, misses the cut at U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst

Lucy Li, the 11-year old golfing phenom who took the entire golfing world by storm this week, missed the cut during the second round of the U.S Women’s Open at Pinehurst, North Carolina. Li shot a 78 on Friday and finished her remarkable run at 16 over par. Li qualified for the tournament last weekend… Read more »

Madeira Open: Golfer Alastair Forsyth’s Caddie Dies Of Heart Attack

Madeira Open Tournament

A Zimbabwean caddie who worked for golfer Alastair Forsyth has died on the final day of the Madeira Open golf tournament in Portugal. The man, identified as Iain McGregor, passed away after he suffered a heart attack at the venue. According to the Associated Press, the McGregor’s life could not be saved despite best efforts… Read more »

Jordan Spieth Won’t Win The Masters — Here’s Why He’ll Choke

Jordan Spieth will not win the 2014 Masters.

Jordan Spieth is the feel-good story of the Masters right now. The affable 20-year-old has soared to the top of the leaderboard after three rounds and is currently tied with former Masters winner Bubba Watson. It’s a great story. Too bad Jordan Spieth will choke away the win. Is Jordan Spieth one of the most-talented… Read more »

Karrie Webb Wins Australian Open Golf For 5th Time

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Today was a good day for Karrie Webb, who won the LPGA Australian Open golf championship for the fifth time. Webb started the final day with a five-stroke deficit, but was quick to take the lead. She ended the tournament with a score of 4-under 68 in the final round, beating Chella Choi by one… Read more »

Phil Mickelson Taxes Grab 61 Percent Of British Open Win [Report]

Phil Mickelson taxes

Phil Mickelson’s taxes were the subject of widespread incredulity this week after tax planner K. Sean Packard wrote a guest post for Forbes that calculated the multi-millionaire golf pro’s taxes on his British Open win. Packard said that Mickelson has griped in the past about paying a 60 percent tax rate — and it seems… Read more »

Tiger Woods Caught Off Guard At Press Conference [Video]

Tiger Woods Caught off guard

Tiger Woods is probably used to getting asked uncomfortable questions at press conferences by now. This time, though, the person asking as well as the question asked left Woods stunned for a few minutes. At his press conference on Tuesday, he was asked: “The U.S. Open is usually one of the most grueling weeks of… Read more »

Rory McIlroy Withdraws From Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy doesn't blame his switch from Titleist to Nike for his struggles.

Rory McIlroy withdrew from the Honda Classic in Palm Beach, Florida Friday after a rough start to his season in which he is ranked the number one golfer in the world. McIlroy came into the day at even par after an up and down performance Thursday. The struggles continued Friday for McIlroy as he finished… Read more »

Tiger Woods Not Wanted At Resort Owner’s Golf Tournament

Tiger Woods not wanted in tournament

Clive Palmer, the billionaire owner of the Palmer Coolum Resort, doesn’t want Tiger Woods in his tournament, claims Yahoo Sports. After hosting the Australian PGA Tour at his resort for 10 years in a row, you would think he would be okay with the idea of having the most famous golfer of the time compete… Read more »

Webb Simpson Wins 2012 US Open. Yes That Really Happened

Webb Simpson Wins 2012 US Open

The 2012 US Open was Jim Furyk’s and Graeme McDowell’s to give away on Sunday and with two-layers of crystallized fog during Sunday play that is exactly what they did, handing the win to Webb Simpson. Simpson was four strokes off the lead heading into Sunday play before hitting for four straight birdies starting on… Read more »