Norman criticized Down Under for LIV golf move and comments
When Adam Scott won the Masters in 2013, the person he thanked most profusely was a larger-than-life character synonymous with golf in Australia. “There was one guy who inspired a nation of golfers and that’s Greg Norman,” Scott said shortly after beating Angel Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta. Golfers in Australia now are having difficulty maintaining that thought.news.yahoo.com
The Players’ prestige continues to grow after 40 years at TPC Sawgrass
This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Players Championship moving into it’s permanent home at TPC Sawgrass. In 1982, Jerry Pate fired a final round 67 to beat Brad Bryant and Scott Simpson by two strokes, taking home $90,000 and a set of wet clothes after he dove into the water at 18 in celebration of his win.
Cantlay wins a playoff at Memorial on Sunday without Rahm
Patrick Cantlay delivered a clutch birdie late in the round and a 12-foot par putt in a playoff to win the Memorial on a Sunday filled with drama, a little rain and no Jon Rahm. Cantlay closed with a 1-under 71 and won the Memorial for the second time in three years, and he said he felt the same range of emotions in the final hour at Muirfield Village in his duel with Collin Morikawa. Only a day earlier, Cantlay walked off the 18th green six shots behind Rahm, whose 64 ranked as one of the great rounds at the course Jack Nicklaus built and tied two Memorial records, including largest 54-hole lead.news.yahoo.com
Golf world sends well wishes to Tiger Woods after California car wreck
Golf world sends well wishes to Tiger Woods after California car wreck Not long after news of Tiger Woods' car crash rocked the sports world, pro golfers like Jack Nicklaus and Phil Mickelson wished Woods a full recovery. CBS Los Angeles sports director Jim Hill reports.cbsnews.com
Jack Nicklaus' gold Rolex watch sells for $1 million at auction
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus's gold Rolex sold at auction Tuesday evening for $1 million, equating to $1.22 million with the buyer's premium. It adorned Nicklaus' wrist as he hoisted trophies, appearing in countless photos. Rolex gave Nicklaus the 18-karat-gold Rolex 1803 Day-Date as a gift in 1967. While sports stars and celebrities often sell watches at auction, it's rare for a watch to be worn for so long and during the biggest moments of such a storied career. Gold Day-Dates from the same time period, in a similar condition, would typically sell for $10,000 to $12,000.cnbc.com
Jack Nicklaus on Trump: "He's turning America upside-down"
Six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus has designed golf courses all around the world, including for some Donald Trump properties. In this web exclusive, Nicklaus talked to correspondent Jim Axelrod about his business relationship with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and why he supports him.cbsnews.com
Masters 2015: All eyes on Tiger Woods at Augusta
After a ceremonial tee off from Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player started the Masters Tournament, the focus is on Tiger Woods following his absence from play for more than two months. Luke Elvy has you covered with everything you need to know.cbsnews.com