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Nicklaus on U.S. Open's tough testupdated: Wed Jun 13 2012 03:28:00

18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus describes the tough test golfers can expect at the Olympic Club golf course.

Tiger Woods back in his golf prime?updated: Mon Jun 04 2012 10:36:00

World Sport's Patrick Snell and Mark McKay discuss what Tiger Woods' victory at Memorial means ahead of the U.S. Open.

Late lapses cost Tiger at Memorialupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 18:36:00

Tiger Woods is a long way from matching Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles, but he is still in with a chance of equaling the golf legend's mark of 73 PGA Tour victories on Sunday.

Monty: Difficult time for Tigerupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 18:36:00

European golf legend Colin Montgomerie tells CNN's Amanda Davies that Tiger Woods may never win another major title.

Masters of the course: The greatest golfers' greatest years updated: Thu Apr 05 2012 18:50:00

When Arnold Palmer drove up Magnolia Lane on the eve of the 1962 Masters, he was in a confident mood. He'd already won it twice, as well as the U.S. and British Opens, but this was to be his "Annus Mirabilis" -- the year he cemented his reputation as a global sporting superstar.

Golf greats compete to design 2016 Olympic courseupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 12:38:00

Golf returns to Olympics in 2016 after a 112-year hiatus and some of the greatest names in the sport are battling to put their name to the new course on which the event is to be played.

Tiger's Returnupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 16:51:00

Tiger Woods returns to play at Bridgestone Invitational, CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.

Tiger Woods' future starts nowupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 16:51:00

No lie: Tiger Woods has not won a golf tournament in 628 days. The Masters (Related Stories)updated: Mon Apr 11 2011 16:01:00

The Masters stories in the SI Vault Michael Rosenberg: Tiger Woods will be great againupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 11:32:00

Yes, I know Tiger Woods has been playing lousy golf. His stroke average has been over 71 for more than a year. He hasn't scored this poorly since his swing was hampered by his diapers.

Nicklaus eyes golf as global gameupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 04:52:00

Money has changed the game of golf -- and for the better, says Jack Nicklaus.

Beyond the green with Jack Nicklausupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 11:23:00

From Tiger Woods to China, golf great Jack Nicklaus discusses his life on the links and how the game is changing.

Level-par finish leaves frustrated Tiger off the paceupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 13:05:00

World number one Tiger Woods closed with a lackluster level-par 72 as his winless stretch in the majors extended to seven attempts after his latest disappointment at the British Open.

St. Andrews celebrates 150th anniversary of British Openupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 14:33:00

It is surely fitting that the home of golf, St. Andrews in Scotland, is hosting the 150th British Open, which started on Thursday on the famous links.

Gallacher urges Woods to return to action quicklyupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 13:42:00

Tiger Woods needs to buckle down to regular tournament play if he is to achieve his goal of breaking the all-time majors record of 18 set by the legendary Jack Nicklaus.

Nicklaus - Woods will play in Mastersupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:06:00

All-time major record holder Jack Nicklaus believes that Tiger Woods will return to the golf course in time to appear in next month's Masters.

Living Golf flag auction to help Haitiupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 08:18:00

The sale of Don Riddell's Living Golf flag has now been completed. The auction raised $4,839 for the relief fund in Haiti.

Watson tells Tiger to clean up his act on and off courseupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 10:17:00

Golf legend Tom Watson says Tiger Woods needs to "clean up his act" and show some humility in public when he returns to the circuit after sorting out his tangled personal life.

How Tiger defined golf in the Noughtiesupdated: Mon Dec 28 2009 08:21:00

In the 10 years since the turn of the century, golf has seen some remarkable twists and turns, but the domination of the sport by one man was a story few other developments could match. Joe Posnanski: You say Mangini, I say Mangino... Let's call the whole thing offupdated: Sun Nov 29 2009 14:08:00

I don't know if you have ever done it, but for a long time it seemed like everyone had at least once or twice said "Jack Nicholson" when they meant "Jack Nicklaus" and vice versa. It seems weird if you think about it... yes, the names are similar, but it's hard to imagine that Nicklaus and Nicholson often share a similar context. Nicholson isn't winning Masters. Nicklaus isn't winning Oscars. But the strangeness of having two people that famous with similar names seemed more than many of us could handle. Eddie Murray and Eddie Murphy shared a similar connection.

Watson's round evokes memories of 1977updated: Thu Jul 16 2009 20:37:00

Five-time champion Tom Watson enjoyed a "spiritual experience" as his superb opening 65 at Turnberry evoked memories of his classic head-to-head duel with Jack Nicklaus in the 1977 British Open.

Watson: Course was defenselessupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 20:37:00

The early leader at Turnberry, Tom Watson says having a good start is where he wants to be.

Golf: British Open previewupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 17:47:00

The 138th British Open Golf Championship begins at the Scottish resort of Turnberry on Thursday with Tiger Woods spearheading the array of U.S. star players aiming to capture the world's oldest major. Joe Posnanski: Talkin' about the lost luster of the All-Star Game, with Bill Jamesupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 17:18:00

We are back with the continuing evolution of an experiment that last appeared two weeks ago: a combination column with Boston Red Sox senior advisor and baseball writer extraordinaire Bill James...

Greene: A lesson from Woody Hayesupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 07:37:00

The localness of what we did down at the paper defined everything. Even as a kid brand-new to the staff and brand-new to the newspaper business, hired to work during summer vacations, I could tell that.

U.S. Open top 10 momentsupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 09:39:00

The U.S. Open golf championship had a humble beginning when 11 players in 1895 completed on a nine-hole course in Newport, Rhode Island.

Heavy rain sees U.S. Open play called offupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 15:21:00

Thursday's play at the 109th U.S. Open golf tournament at Bethpage Black has been cancelled for the day because of heavy and persistent rain which left the New York course completely saturated.

Teeing off at the U.S. Openupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 15:21:00

Larry Smith has a preview of the start of the U.S. Open men's golf tournament. Frank Deford: Why Woods' greatness is differentupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 15:23:00

A few years ago, Muhammad Ali's wife, Lonnie, gave me her business card. And the name of her company was: GOAT, Inc.

A guide to golf's 'major' tournamentsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 06:55:00

U.S. Masters -- April 9-12, 2009

Chat about Tigerupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 06:55:00

Tiger Woods' former coach, Butch Harmon, sits down for a chat about the golf pro.

Fortune: Another round?updated: Wed Mar 11 2009 15:12:00

Professional golfers and hackers alike try all sorts of unusual things to avoid the dreaded three-putt: cross-handed grips, staggered stances, elongated putters. Jayson Woodbridge has his own trick. He swings with one hand.

Top ten Living Golf momentsupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 13:05:00

Over the last five years the "Living Golf" team has traveled the world and met some of the best and biggest names in the sport.

Tiger Woods 2008 interviewupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 13:05:00

Speaking ahead of the Dubai Desert Classic, Woods talks about his ambitions, fatherhood, and global economic troubles. Tiger Woods to Undergo Knee Surgeryupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 08:00:00

Two days after a grueling U.S. Open that took him five days and 91 holes to win, Woods said he will have reconstructive surgery on his left knee to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament

Woods expects to return in two weeksupdated: Tue May 13 2008 05:25:00

World number one Tiger Woods has said his recovery from left knee surgery is going well and he hopes to play in the Memorial tournament in two weeks' time as well as the U.S. Open.

Interview with K.J. Choiupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:25:00

K.J. Choi is the only Asian among the world's top 10 golfers and the first South Korean to win a PGA Tour card. Nicknamed "The Tank" after his days as a competitive weightlifter, Choi realized his passion for golf as a teenager and pursued a professional career against the advice of his parents. His golfing inspiration was a book written by the legendary "Golden Bear" Jack Nicklaus. Choi attributes his success to Nicklaus' "My Way," where he learned the grip, swing and other fundamentals of his game. This year, Choi won the Jack Nicklaus memorial tournament, and he discusses in detail his hopes for climbing further up the world rankings.

A golfing master classupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 00:25:00

CNN's Anjali Rao gets a golfing master class from South Korean PGA golfer K J Choi.

Tiger Woods effectupdated: Sat Sep 29 2007 23:42:00

Tiger Woods is the face of golf, but other minority golfers have yet to make their mark. CNN's Terry Baddoo reports.

Tony the Tailor's golf fashion blogupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 11:56:00

Welcome to my monthly blog. For those of you not so familiar with me --Tony Q'aja AKA Tony the Tailor -- I'm sure you will be familiar with my first golfing venture at least, Darren Clarke. Candidates for Presidentsupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 00:15:00

AKRON, Ohio -- The Presidents Cup logo hasn't appeared on the side of a milk carton yet under the headline, "Missing!" But it's close. In what constitutes a great piece of trivia, the Presidents Cup is going to be held -- shhhh! -- next month in Montreal.

Legend Nicklaus talks to Living Golf updated: Wed Jun 06 2007 06:35:00

This month Living Golf celebrates its 50th edition and as a way to commemorate the achievement, Justin Armsden spent time with the legendary Jack Nicklaus at St Andrews, a course which holds a special place in the heart of the Golden Bear as it was there that he retired from the game at the 2005 British Open. Pop quiz with Arnold Palmerupdated: Thu May 17 2007 15:31:00

1. Which of the following people would you like to be stranded with on a desert island? Par-3 shootout takes 1-year breakupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 20:00:00

GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) -- The Par-3 Shootout, which has featured Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Phil Mickelson, has been canceled for this summer but will resume in 2008. Deadly Boltsupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 15:11:00

The late-afternoon sun slants low through the Osage orange trees off the 7th hole at Inniscrone Golf Club, burnishing the bunkers with a soft, warm, wintry glow. Here in the mushroom country of Pennsylvania, these mock orange trees-battered by wind and scarred by lightning-flank the fairway like wounded veterans in a memorial parade for some forgotten hero. Couples playing despite bad backupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 09:12:00

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Fred Couples bent backward on the 13th fairway, looking as if he might start doing some yoga right there in Amen Corner. There was a little twist to the left, a little twist to the right. My Day as a Pro Jockupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 18:53:00

Augusta, Ga., April 4 -- Don't let him win. Bad back can't keep Couples out of Mastersupdated: Wed Apr 04 2007 18:06:00

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Fred Couples bent backward on the 13th fairway, looking as if he might start doing some yoga right there in Amen Corner. There was a little twist to the left, a little twist to the right. Visit Augusta before you dieupdated: Tue Apr 03 2007 15:15:00

An excerpt from Fanatic: 10 Things All Sports Fans Should Do Before They Die by Jim Gorant, published by Houghton Mifflin June 2007. Copyright Jim Gorant. For more information go to Field for Tiger's tournament set at 120updated: Thu Mar 29 2007 12:47:00

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) - The PGA Tour approved a field of 120 for Tiger Woods' tournament in July, defusing a debate that divided players for weeks. Masters: A photograph like no otherupdated: Tue Mar 27 2007 18:00:00

(AP) -- About the only negative memory Phil Mickelson has of Sunday at the Masters last year was finishing his third round in the morning. The sudden clicks of a camera from the tower over the 18th tee when he was at the top of his swing led to a wild shot and ultimately a bogey that reduced his lead to one shot. Tiger 2.0updated: Tue Mar 27 2007 12:57:00

"I am, by nature, a control freak," Tiger says with a smile. The not-so-long longshotupdated: Sun Mar 25 2007 21:29:00

Let's say you're filling out your entry in the all-important office Masters pool, and like the NCAA hoops pool, you know you've got to stray from the typical No. 1 seeds if you hope to make a splash. Shark Shooterupdated: Thu Mar 22 2007 14:25:00

Interview by Josh Sanburn Clifford Roberts: National man of mysteryupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 13:07:00

Augusta National's image as an exclusive (and exclusionary) institution is a reflection of the club's co-founders, Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts. As the most famous glam-ateur in the game's history, Jones was the face of the club, the front man who hung out with Hollywood stars and heads of state. Roberts was an enigma -- a man with an eye for detail and innovation both as the club and Masters tournament chairman for 45 years, he was also myopic in his world view, once infamously muttering, "As long as I'm alive, golfers will be white, and caddies will be black." Thirty years ago, Roberts, in declining health, wandered out onto the world's most famous course and blew his own brains out. The legacy he left is one of intrigue, with fact and fiction intertwined like coffee and fresh cream before the spoon gives them a stir. Here's the truth, half-truths and downright fairy tales about the man behind the curtain for so many years at the Masters. Groove Movesupdated: Tue Mar 06 2007 14:35:00

"I never imagined this would be coming up again," says Ping chairman John Solheim, whose father, company founder Karsten Solheim, sued the USGA and the PGA Tour in 1989 after they tried to ban the square grooves used in the company's Eye2 irons. (The Eye2's were deemed conforming, and both suits were settled out of court.) On Feb. 27 the USGA proposed new regulations on grooves, arguing that current designs impart too much spin on the ball, especially from the rough, thus de-emphasizing the importance of driving accuracy. Like his father, Solheim is not buying the argument, but the USGA is soliciting feedback on the proposal, so, Solheim says, "we will put in our comments and wait to see what they decide." If the USGA stands by the specifications of its new proposal, does he foresee more legal action? Responds Solheim, "I'm not going to say anything about that at this time, because I'm praying it won't get that far." Hot and notupdated: Tue Mar 06 2007 00:16:00

1. Mark Wilson's putter Have you ever seen a player make so many huge putts down the stretch? In living colorupdated: Mon Mar 05 2007 13:07:00

It's a month away, but I can already tell you that Masters Sunday will be special. I know this because it's going to begin with Arnold Palmer winning the Masters. Tiger 10 Years Ago: The buzz that rocked the cradleupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 16:34:00

While it's hard to remember the Masters without Tiger Woods, here, from the pages of our sister publication Sports Illustrated, is a decade-old snapshot of something you'll never forget: the nail-biting quiet before Tiger's first Masters as a professional in 1997, and the aftereffect of the most dominating performance ever seen up to that time in a major championship. (Unattributed lines excerpted from stories by Rick Reilly, John Garrity and Jaime Diaz.) History lessonupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 11:58:00

It's too bad Tiger Woods had his PGA Tour winning streak end at seven last week in Arizona. It means we'll miss the debate about whether his streak was comparable to Byron Nelson's famous run of 11 straight victories in 1945. Hilton Head Islandupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 09:58:00

Harbour Town Golf Links Tiger's tale of the tapeupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 11:38:00

Where does Tiger Woods' current streak of seven consecutive PGA Tour wins rank among all his achievements? Here's my top 12 list.

Goydos tops Nicklaus in winningsupdated: Wed Jan 17 2007 06:53:00

Two days after winning the biggest cheque of his career, American Paul Goydos was still grappling with the implications of his Sony Open victory in Hawaii.

Fortune: Road warriorupdated: Tue Nov 21 2006 12:29:00

SINCE RETIRING from competitive golf at the 2005 British Open, Jack Nicklaus has traded long-distance drives for longer-distance flights. The Golden Bear is CEO of his golf course design firm, Nick...

Senior secures Goodwill Trophy winupdated: Tue Nov 14 2006 05:19:00

The International team won the inaugural Goodwill Trophy 6 1/2 to 5 1/2, with Australia's Peter Senior securing the winning point with a final hole victory over Bradley Dredge of Wales.

Golf great Byron Nelson dies at 94updated: Tue Sep 26 2006 17:20:00

Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer led the tributes for golfing great Byron Nelson, who died at his ranch in Texas on Tuesday at the age of 94.

Fortune: Mission impossibleupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 14:42:00

On my first dat at Mission Hills in southern China, on one of the resort's ten courses, I knock my ball into a sand trap, where it rolls next to the parched carcass of a wayward frog. In a glance, ...

Fortune: Airstrips -- the latest in resort amenitiesupdated: Fri Jul 28 2006 09:19:00

There's a formula for the resort communities cropping up all over the country: golf courses designed by the likes of Tom Fazio or Jack Nicklaus; restaurants owned by celebrity chefs; on-site spas with everything from facials to deep-tissue massages.

Flesch leading rain-hit tournamentupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 11:25:00

American Steve Flesch parred the final hole to take a one-shot lead at the Memorial tournament when the weather-hit first round was completed on Friday.

Grieving Woods will skip Memorial updated: Sat May 27 2006 04:45:00

Tiger Woods, still coping with the death of his father, is to skip the prestigious Memorial tournament at Muirfield village.

Ballesteros to make Madrid returnupdated: Wed Oct 12 2005 11:50:00

Seve Ballesteros makes his return to golf after a two-year absence at the Madrid Open this week, still dreaming that he can add to his 87 career titles.

DiMarco delivers win for the U.S.updated: Mon Sep 26 2005 10:35:00

Chris DiMarco drained a 15-foot birdie putt to give the U.S. a Presidents Cup victory and their captain, Jack Nicklaus, a winning send off at Gainesville on Sunday.

Woods claims St Andrews Open gloryupdated: Sun Jul 17 2005 12:39:00

Tiger Woods repelled a mid-round challenge before pulling away on the back nine to claim his tenth major title with victory in the British Open at St Andrews on Sunday.

CNNMoney: Nicklaus goes from golf to real estateupdated: Fri Jul 15 2005 14:57:00

After 44 years of professional golf, Jack Nicklaus is winding down his storied career this week with his final appearance at a major tournament, the British Open.

Woods four clear as Jack bows outupdated: Fri Jul 15 2005 14:11:00

Jack Nicklaus made an emotional exit from the British Open after an illustrious career, as Tiger Woods took a giant step towards clinching his 10th major.

Nicklaus partners Watson in Open updated: Mon Jul 11 2005 12:14:00

Jack Nicklaus will be paired with his great rival Tom Watson for the opening two rounds of the British Open at St Andrews in his emotional farewell to professional golf.

Power overcoming glory - Nicklausupdated: Sat Jul 09 2005 04:41:00

Jack Nicklaus plays his 162nd and last major at the British Open next week in fear of what the future holds for the sport he has graced.

Di Marco leads as Tiger closes upupdated: Sat Apr 09 2005 13:59:00

American Chris Di Marco produced his second successive round of 67 to take a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the weather-hit U.S. Masters at Augusta on Saturday.

Nicklaus/Player renew cup rivalryupdated: Tue Apr 27 2004 15:08:00

Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player have been named Presidents Cup captains for the second time running, for the 2005 tournament in Virginia.

Business 2.0: Greens For Less Green Six cheap-but-challenging public courses and some easy places to unwind afterward.updated: Tue Apr 01 2003 00:01:00

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Fortune: The Master Ultimately, the Masters is about golf--and no one plays Augusta National better than Tiger Woods, who hopes to be theupdated: Mon Mar 31 2003 00:01:00

Tiger Woods won the Masters at the "old" Augusta National in 1997. He won in 2001 after three holes were changed. He won yet again in 2002 after a substantial redesign added 285 yards to the course...

Fortune: Fall's Hot Spots Now that summer's heat has simmered down, check out five new high-end, low-pain resorts. Name your poison: beacupdated: Mon Sep 27 1999 00:01:00

FOUR SEASONS PUNTA MITA: From the third tee of the golf course at the new Four Seasons Resort in Mexico's Punta Mita, northwest of Puerto Vallarta, the sunset over Banderas Bay is stunning: towerin...

Fortune: Why Spend $5 a Shot for Scotch When You Can Get One for $980?updated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

Hidden behind a nondescript wooden door on Second Avenue near 53rd Street in Manhattan resides what just might be the world's most expensive bar: the Hole in One, home to 260 single-malt Scotches. ...

Fortune: TIGER! NOW THE SKY'S THE LIMIT FOR GOLF--THE GAME AND THE BUSINESSupdated: Mon May 12 1997 00:01:00

There were plenty of junctures, of course, where this whole Tiger Woods business might have gone all wrong, but two in particular come to mind. The first came after the only child of Earl and Kulti...

Fortune: IT'S HIGH TEE TIMEupdated: Mon Apr 28 1997 00:01:00

As the game of golf grows ever more popular, getting a convenient tee time at a desirable public course is growing ever more difficult. Many courses will not accept reservations far in advance, and...

Fortune: A MORNING WITH GIANTSupdated: Mon May 01 1995 00:01:00

Fortune makes no secret of its affinity for getting to the top of things when it comes to covering business. We like to nose around as much as anybody in the plumbing of a company or an industry, b...

Fortune: GOLF CLUBS FROM A LEGENDupdated: Mon Apr 05 1993 00:01:00

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus knows that setbacks are par for the course, in business and in sports. As an entrepreneur, the Golden Bear has scored as many bogeys as birdies. But after sour real esta...

Fortune: NEW GAMES TO PLAY WHILE TRAVELINGupdated: Mon Jan 25 1993 00:01:00

You take your laptop along on commutes or business trips with every intention of working on those spreadsheets. But hey, the unpleasantness of travel being what it is, even your boss shouldn't scow...

Fortune: JACK NICKLAUS INC.updated: Mon Apr 08 1991 00:01:00

Most business people don't get serious about golf until retirement. Six-time Masters winner Jack Nicklaus, 51, has done it the other way around. Now that he has reduced his touring schedule, he's p...

Fortune: THE BATTLE OF DIMPLES AND PIMPLES updated: Mon Jun 10 1985 00:01:00

''The most puzzling choice we've got on our hands this year is which ball to play,'' says James W. Pilz, 57, a 5-handicap golfer and executive vice president of Timken Co., the big bearings maker i...

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