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The golf course is in pristine condition, there's nary a breeze, and you're about to sink a birdie on the 18th green. But just as the putter is about to meet the ball, your wrist jerks involuntarily — sending your round white nemesis 3 inches too...
Tags: Sports, Golf, Masters Tournament, Mayo Clinic, Tom Watson
Lakers BlogSo, I'm highly unmotivated, but know I have to offer up something for the morning Laker-holics. I'm searching the Web for stuff that hasn't been discussed, thinking of things with which I might be able to entertain you. Then it dawns on me. WWJMD? What...
The Fabulous ForumAustralian Aaron Baddeley shot a four-under-par 67 on Saturday at Riviera Country Club to take a one-shot lead over Fred Couples and Kevin Na after three rounds of the Northern Trust Open. Baddeley is at 10-under 203 for the tournament.......
The Fabulous ForumFred Couples had a 27-foot birdie putt on the par-four ninth hole that the gallery desperately hoped the 51-year-old might make to provide a mental boost for the fading and achy-backed Couples. But the putt was a little long and......
The Daily MirrorMay 7, 1961: Arnold Palmer is unique in golf in that his fellow pros, whose pockets he picks every time he pulls off one of his patented finishes, like him anyway. Golfers find it hard to say a good word......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAlvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
Tags: Sports, Golf, Clarence Thomas, Babe Ruth, Damon Runyon
The Fabulous ForumThrough two days, Tiger Woods' golf game and course demeanor have been beyond reproach. He's hitting fairways (71.4%) and greens in regulation (72.2%), putting well (zero three-putts) and launching bombs off the tee (287.3 yards, eighth in the field). He'...
Tennis legend Jack Kramer, considered by many the most influential person in the game in the last 60 years, died late Saturday night at his home in Los Angeles. He was 88. He had been diagnosed in mid-July with soft tissue sarcoma, a cancer of the...
Tags: Sports, Bobby Riggs, Golf, Social Issues, Jack Kramer
Special to The Los Angeles TimesDurham, N.C. Amid superlative Carolina courses, a golfer stumbles upon Tobacco Road. One swing, and he's in love. You don't always find genius where you expect it. The highway to Tobacco Road Golf Club, the masterpiece of maverick golf course architect...
Tags: Sports, Travel, Fishing, Golf, Architecture
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIF THE clothes make the leading man, Luke Wilson is angling to play the handsome high school lit teacher -- you know, the one who made you cry when he read aloud from "A Separate Peace." He rarely veers from his Kennedy-era haircut and typically shows...
Tags: Tiger Woods, Family, Sports, Golf, Eric Clapton
Times Staff WriterIt's still 14 months away, but the 2008 U.S. Open is getting closer to the bruising South course at Torrey Pines than you might expect. If anyone is fortunate enough to be able to book a tee time — and it's possible even for non-residents of San...
OF THE roughly 16,000 books that have been published on the game of golf, a disproportionate number -- perhaps as high as one-third -- lie in the area of instruction. The reason for this is simple: They sell. A lot. But how does the average golfer sift...
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