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Nicklaus Dishes On Rory's 'Swagger' And Tiger's Ryder Chances

Posted 07.26.2014 | Sports

By Jeff Rude, Golf Week At only 25, Rory McIlroy already has won three major championships, all different ones. But the count is just beginning, to...

Spotlight Deservedly on Rory but Don't Forget About the Tiger

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.21.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

The golfing spotlight is back on Rory McIlroy and rightfully so. The 25-year-old Irish lad put on a stellar performance that left him holding the coveted Claret Jug on Sunday afternoon, and put to rest any doubts that he has emerged from his recent slump.

Sport and Society for Arete: The Triple Crown

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By late Saturday the sportsworld will know if there is a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 36 years. No one could have guessed that it would be this long before another horse would accomplish this feat again.

Amateur Golf's Quiet Savior

Kai Sato | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Kai Sato

Being that golf is one of the most expensive sports to play, pricey items like golf clubs, attire, and greens fees often make the game cost-prohibitive for today's youth. Not surprisingly the National Golf Foundation has reported a precipitous decline in participation, threatening the game's future.

Three Things to Remember About a Masters Tournament Without Tiger Woods

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

This is the first time in 20 years The Masters tournament will go on without Woods, who has captured the coveted green jacket four times.

The Eye of the Tiger Looks to 2014 for Next Major Championship Victory

Steve Siebold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Does Tiger really believe he can win each and every event he tees it up in? It's a pretty bold statement from a bold guy, but here's the thing: if anyone else made that statement it would be hard to believe, but coming from Tiger Woods not only does he believe it, it's very possible.

Nicklaus Still Confident Tiger Will Break Record

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 09.20.2013 | Sports

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Jack Nicklaus remains confident Tiger Woods will surpass his mark of 18 major titles despite facing a level of competition the Gol...

Going for Gold in Family Friendly Brunei (PHOTOS)

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Brunei is surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawak, with Sabah to the north, and the rest of the island belongs to Indonesia (Kalimantan). Tip to tip it's a modest 180 km. There is no heavy industry, little pollution, and a population of 400,000.

Diana Nyad's Lessons in Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Impeccable physical condition is a must for a feat of this magnitude, but more so is the mental toughness it took to make this happen. Let's elaborate on the three lessons that Nyad shared with the world once she reached the beach of Key West.

The Empire State's 5 Best PGA Championships

AP | Doug Ferguson | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — The PGA Championship can't be accused of being only in a New York state of mind. At least not over the long haul. True, the ...

A Brief History Of Heartbreak At The British Open

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

GULLANE, Scotland -- Not many people believed Adam Scott when he said he would take nothing but positives away from the British Open last year, despit...

Muirfield Produces Worthiest Of British Open Champs

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 09.15.2013 | Sports

GULLANE, Scotland — British Open champions at Muirfield are more likely to be found on a ballot for the Hall of Fame than the bottom of a bettin...

Five Best U.S. Opens Played In Pennsylvania

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 08.09.2013 | Sports

ARDMORE, Pa. -- The U.S. Open returns to Pennsylvania for the 16th time, the second-most among states behind New York. And while it has gone to only f...

'It's Stupid'

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

DUBLIN, Ohio — Jack Nicklaus only has to look at some of the clashes on the PGA Tour in recent months to see how far golf has come since he was ...

Nicklaus: 'I Still Expect Him To Break My Record'

Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

By Alex Micelli, Golfweek AUGUSTA, Ga. – At 73, Jack Nicklaus is still a great interview. Having won six Green Jackets also makes him the oracle ...

PHOTOS: Golf Legends Tee Off At Masters

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With ceremonial tee shots from three of golf's greatest players, the Masters has started on an overcast day. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold ...

1986 Masters: The Greatest of All-Time?

David Aronchick | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

No Master's moment tops the 1986 Masters, during which arguably the greatest golfer of all-time, Jack Nicklaus, stormed back from a five-shot deficit in the final round to shoot a five-under par 30 on the famed back nine and win by a single stroke.

5 Greatest Shots At The Masters

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- No other major championship has a greater collection of signature shots than the Masters, mainly because it's the only major held on t...

Tiger Resumes Pursuit Of Nicklaus

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jack Nicklaus was trying to remember the last time Tiger Woods won a major title. Three and a half years ago?...

The Headlines Will Read 'Tiger Woods Wins The Masters'

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

As the world's best golfers head to Augusta National for The Masters, the buzz is building around the biggest story of the week: Will Tiger Woods win his first major championship in five years?

The 5 Best Masters Tournaments

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The youngest of the four majors has among the richest history, a product of the Masters returning to the same course every year. H...

Tiger Woods Is No. 1 Again Because He Defines Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.26.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Tiger Woods had to make winning the only possibility in his mind, and this came through supreme confidence and self-talk. All champions know the power self-talk can have.

'Better Get Going'

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 03.04.2013 | Sports

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Tiger Woods was long gone from PGA National when Jack Nicklaus settled into his seat in the NBC Sports tower. Woods' week...

Romney Weighs In On 'Greatest Athlete' Of 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney swung through Westerville, Ohio on Wednesday, where he had golf legend Jack Nicklaus teed up to sing his praise...

5 Greatest PGA Championships

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Being the last of the four majors does not mean the PGA Championship lacks excitement. Think back to a year ago, when Keega...