Forty-eight years ago, Bill MacPhail, then in charge of sports at CBS, signed a deal with the US Tennis Open to carry its tennis matches, men's and women's, on the CBS network. That deal died last year and in 2015 you'll have to watch them on ESPN.
Truth: You never need to tell a woman that she has gained weight. She knows it. She avoids mirrors, hates photographs of herself, and loses the urge to shop for clothes.
We're going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we're going to start with Donald Trump.
It's time to leave Tiger Woods alone. I personally hope he can find his way out of whatever has him down right now. I hope he starts winning golf tournaments again. I hope he wins another major and comes closer to breaking Nicklaus' record.
While there is no data available yet to determine if Topgolf will lead people to play traditional golf, here are five other success stories that directly prove interest and growth in the game.
How high must an American president get to escape the sweltering heat of the Washington summer? About 1,700 feet. That's how high Camp David, the official presidential retreat, sits in the relatively cool Catoctin Mountains, 62 miles from the White House.
If you're searching for a beautiful place to practice your golf swing, look no further than this list of Illinois' best golf courses. These wide expanses of greenery are located in city and countryside alike, some of which may even be located right in your hometown.
I have recently been enamored with the art of golfing. It all grew out of a friendship, the kind of connection that opens up something new in us.
Sports have always attempted to be a safe haven from politics. This could explain why so many diverse people gravitate to sports. Athletic competitions around the world have often been the one place where race, religion, gender and political affiliation did not matter.
Unlike spokespeople that age, die, have affairs and do other things that can damage your brand, mascots are ageless brand representatives that help your target audience develop a closer relationship with your products.
Whether you are looking to enjoy the ocean air at a links style golf course, or to accept the challenge of one of America's toughest courses, the US has plenty of incredible options for a golf vacation. In fact, of the 34,000 golf courses worldwide, over 15,000 are in the US.
Watching someone who was once so great, no matter your opinions of him as a person, fall to the point that he has, is not easy, but observing a childhood idol plummet to these depths is undeniably painful.
From the windswept heath of Scotland to the lava-cut contours of Hawaii, golf is truly a global sport. It offers great opportunities for adventurous links lovers to explore their native countries and beyond.
Why? Why must everyone continue to beat up on the guy? This is a person who did so much for golf. He changed so much about golf for the better, but now he's everyone's punching bag. Instead of throwing him out in the trash and treating him like garbage, why don't we help him?
Another major championship has come and gone, and it was another major disappointment for Tiger Woods. At the U.S. Open held at Chambers Bay outside of Seattle, Woods ballooned with an opening round 80 followed by a 76 on Friday and was cut from play for the weekend.
By all accounts, it was Jordan's event. But many couldn't stop talking about Australian golfer Jason Day. Day tied for ninth alongside Rory McElroy and Shane Lowry, ending the Open at even par, five shots behind Spieth. But his tournament played out in equally dramatic fashion.