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For the Love of Golf

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports
Elisa Gaudet

National Golf Day was May 21, 2014. There are so many great things about golf that extend far beyond the actual sport.

Reigning British Open Champ Talks Men-Only Policy

Golfweek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

By Alistair Tait, GolfWeek Defending Open Champion Ernie Els has called Muirfield “weird” for the its all-male policy ahead of next week’s Op...

Tiger Woods Barred From British Open; U.S. Players Stay Silent

Martha Burk | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports
Martha Burk

Geoff Ogilvy, a former United States Open champion from Australia, described the club's policy as "archaic" but agreed with Woods: "I don't agree with their stance but you can't force people to do something."

Els Gives Back Claret Jug

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

GULLANE, Scotland -- Two dozen cameras were in position Monday morning to capture the first big moment of this British Open, only they weren't anywher...

10 Things To Know About The 2013 British Open

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

GULLANE, Scotland -- Ten things to know about the British Open, to be played July 18-21 at Muirfield. The course has hosted the tournament 15 times be...

Els Enjoys Scott's Win At Augusta

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Ernie Els might've been the second happiest golfer at Augusta National Sunday night. While he didn't win the Masters...

5 Best Players Never To Win The Masters

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 06.11.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- One of the most popular labels in golf is the best player to have never won a major, which can be looked at two ways. The bad news is ...

Els Comes Back To Win British Open

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Ernie Els plucked the ball from the hole after one last birdie and heaved it into the grandstand. At the time, it lo...

Els Wins Open As Scott Falters

Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

Ernie Els showed Adam Scott that there is nothing easy about winning a major championship. The 42-year-old South African overtook Scott down the stret...

Webb Simpson Wins U.S. Open

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 08.17.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions. Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson...

U.S. Open Is Up For Grabs

Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports

By Ryan Lavner, Golfweek SAN FRANCISCO – Don’t even try to make predictions for Sunday. Don’t assume that co-leaders Jim Furyk and Graeme ...

The Big Uneasy: Ernie Els Launches Expletive-Filled Tirade

Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports

By Golfweek VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Call Ernie Els "The Big Uneasy." The South African qualified for a nickname change after seeing red in th...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Len Berman

When the Knicks played their last home game, some fans were chanting "Beat the heat." Talk about a pipe dream. The Knicks weren't only beaten in game one 100-67, they were thoroughly dismantled.

Ernie Els Talks Golf, Tiger's New Hire

Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

Having a career that has overlapped with the meteoric rise (and headline-grabbing fall) of Tiger Woods has likely been a blessing and a curse for othe...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Wonder how many Phillies fans left the game last night with the Dodgers leading 9-2 in the 8th? The Phillies scored 4 in the 8th and 4 in the 9th to win a wild one 10-9.

Slocum Makes 20-Foot Putt To Win Barclays

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Heath Slocum might have been the one player no one expected to win The Barclays. He was locked in a tense battle over the fi...