News from the Greens

The modern game of golf originated in 15th century Scotland. The 18-hole round was created at the Old Course at St Andrews in 1764. Golf’s first major, and the world’s oldest tournament in existence, is The Open Championship, also known as the British Open, which was first played in 1860 in Ayrshire, Scotland. This is one of the four major championships in men’s professional golf, the other three being played in the United States: The Masters, the U.S. Open, and the PGA Championship.

  • Tiger Woods is thiiiiiiiis close to winning
    by Yahoo Sports on March 18, 2018 at 11:12 pm

    A drama-starved golf world is getting a sudden and much-needed injection of life now that Tiger Woods is almost back to old ways. […]

  • Bryson DeChambeau's answer to a question about his back injury is nothing short of a masterpiece
    by Golf Digest on March 18, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    To most of the golf world, Bryson DeChambeau is a mad scientist. To a degree, a moniker that makes sense: he majored in physics at SMU, is obsessed with statistical analysis, and has the audacity to question the game's most universally-accepted norms. The 24-year-old, who finds himself in Sunday's final group at Bay Hill, was asked about the status of his back. […]

  • Rory McIlroy, tired of heckling, wants to limit alcohol sales at PGA events
    by Devil Ball Golf on March 18, 2018 at 3:38 am

    Rory McIlroy has been unhappy with galleries during PGA Tour events recently. Rory McIlroy is displeased with golf galleries. “There was one guy out there who kept yelling my wife’s name,” McIlroy, told ESPN. […]

  • The Dominant 20: Tiger tops our list, but how close to great is he again?
    by on March 18, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Marty Smith ESPN Close ESPN NASCAR lead reporter Former senior writer 15 years covering NASCAR Follow on Twitter The most dominant athlete of ESPN The Magazine's 20 years won 13 majors from 1999 to 2008, 10 more than any other golfer. Ahead of the Masters ("SportsCenter @ The Masters" coverage begins Wednesday, April 4, on ESPN, WatchESPN and the ESPN App), Tiger Woods sat with ESPN's Marty Smith to discuss what made him great, and how close he is to being great again. Question from Marty Smith: What did it mean to you to learn that ESPN The Magazine named you the most dominant athlete of the past 20 years? Answer from Tiger Woods: That means that I'm old. That means I've been doing […]

  • Tee times, TV info: Arnold Palmer Invitational, final round
    by on March 17, 2018 at 11:33 pm

    Here are Sunday’s tee times and pairings, plus TV info, for the Arnold Palmer Invitational: (Note: All times Eastern.) TV info SUNDAY: Golf Channel, 12:30-2 p.m.; NBC, 2-6:30 p.m. Final round tee times OFF TEE NO. 1 8:15 a.m.: Ryan Armour 8:22 a.m.: Peter Uihlein, Russell Knox 8:31 a.m.: Alex Noren, Anirban Lahiri 8:40 a.m.: Hudson Swafford, Tyrone Van Aswegen 8:49 a.m.: James Hahn, Kevin Na 8:58 a.m.: Jimmy Walker, Haotong Li 9:07 a.m.: Beau Hossler, Tyrrell Hatton 9:16 a.m.: Paul Goydos, Ian Poulter 9:25 a.m.: Doc Redman, Davis Love III 9:34 a.m.: Kevin Tway, C.T. Pan 9:43 a.m.: Tom Hoge, David Lingmerth 9:52 a.m.: Adam Scott, Martin Laird 10:01 a.m.: Mackenzie Hughes, Lucas Glover 10:10 a.m.: […]

  • Georgia Tech Golf Heads to Florida for Valspar Collegiate
    by Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets News -- on March 17, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    Coming off a victory in its last tournament a week ago, Georgia Tech’s third-ranked golf team returns to action Sunday at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational, which runs through Tuesday at the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, Fla. TOURNAMENT INFORMATION – Georgia Tech is making its fifth appearance in the Valspar Collegiate Invitational, which began three years ago and has become one of the spring’s premier events at one of Florida’s top golf venues. The 54-hole event will utilize a shotgun start each day (Sunday through Tuesday) at 8 a.m. It is played at the 7,114-yard, par-71 Floridian National Golf Club, part of The Floridian Resort and Spa. The 12-team field, the strongest the Yellow Jackets have faced this spring, includes 10 teams ranked among the nation’s top 50 according to Golfstat – Oklahoma State (1), Texas A&M (2), Tech (3), LSU (12), Texas (14), Arkansas (16), South Florida (20), Florida State (23), Pepperdine (28) and Duke (35), as well as Houston and Lamar. […]

  • Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tiger salvages day, drops eight spots on leaderboard
    by UPI on March 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    March 17 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods entered the second round of the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational tied for second place, but dropped down to No. 10 heading into Saturday's third round. "Today was a hard fight," Woods told reporters after the second round. "It was a grind. I wasn't sharp, but I hung in there. I kept grinding away and chipped away at the golf course. I didn't hit the ball close. I didn't hit the ball well. But I was just hanging in there, hanging in there. I tried not to shoot myself out of the tournament. Just keep myself in the tournament. I thought something in the red would be great today. Just wasn't quite able to do it, but came close." He followed his round of 68 on Thursday […]

  • Clanton eagles No. 13, has Founders Cup lead
    by on March 17, 2018 at 1:42 am

    Associated Press PHOENIX -- Cydney Clanton holed out from the fairway for eagle on the par-4 13th and closed with a birdie Friday to take the second-round lead in the Founders Cup on Friday. Clanton shot a 5-under 67, playing the back nine at Desert Ridge in 5-under 31 to reach 9-under 135. Clanton's wedge on the 13th flew into the cup on the first bounce. She also birdied the par-5 11th and 15th and the par-4 18th. The 28-year-old former Auburn player is winless on the LPGA Tour. Ariya Jutanugarn, Marina Alex, Karine Icher and Mariajo Uribe were a stroke back on a calmer day after wind made scoring more difficult Thursday. Jessica Korda and Mo Martin were 7 under, and Michelle Wie topped t […]