Jack Nicklaus

Fresh proposals pitched for hotel and golf course

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Developers have launched plans to build an unusual boutique hotel on the site of the proposed Jack Nicklaus golf course …

North Sea

Social media roundup: How pro golfers are celebrating Thanksgiving

Playing golf for a living is certainly something to appreciate. But that’s not the only thing Justin Thomas, Ian Poulter, Phil Mickelson and others …

Golf

Ollie Schniederjans poised to make move on PGA Tour in 2018

Ollie Schniederjans knows what it’s like to wait. To show patience. To trust one’s abilities.<p>It’s what he did when he first got to college, trying to …

Golf

Jordan Spieth's game in good order despite absence

SYDNEY, Australia -- Don't expect any jumping chest bump celebrations from Jordan Spieth this week at the Australian Open.<p>He thinks his new caddie …

Golf

How to improve the PGA Tour's fall schedule

There's a common refrain this time of the year: "Does golf need an offseason?" It's a tired, witless argument because 1) the PGA Tour and commissioner Jay Monahan are emphatic that autumn play is here to stay and 2) from a player's standpoint, there's no obligation to compete, with many using the …

Golf

Jason Day wants Jordan Spieth in an Australian Open shootout

SYDNEY, Australia -- Give me Jordan, down the stretch, on Sunday!<p>That's the message from Jason Day for this week's Australian Open, the local …

Golf

How Australia helped shape Spieth

SYDNEY, Australia – There are probably plenty out there wondering why is Jordan Spieth in Australia this week instead of enjoying a Thanksgiving …

Golf

How To Hit The Golf Ball Further

Whether, he or she is a novice golfer, or a club amateur. The thrill of driving the golf ball long is every golfers dream. “Drive for show, putt for …

Golf

Australian Open seeks PGA Tour co-sanction

10:47 PM GMT<p>Alex Malcolm is a Melbourne-based sports journalist and broadcaster. He has been a long-time contributor to ESPNcricinfo and reported for …

Golf

Golf Glance

AUSTRALASIAN TOUR<p>EMIRATES AUSTRALIAN OPEN<p>Site: Sydney.<p>Course: The Australian GC.<p>Purse: AUD $1.25 million.<p>Television: Wednesday-Saturday, 8 p.m. to 1 …

Golf

AUS OPEN: Curtis hoping for more beginners Luck

Twelve months on and the West Australian has gained an immeasurable amount of experience playing the game somewhat nomadically for a living against …

Golf

Matt Jones hoping that history repeats

SYDNEY, Australia -- Blow wind, blow. That's what Matt Jones is hoping as he pursues his second Australian Open title.<p>Since winning the 2015 Open, …

Sport (Australia)

Consistent Cook was built for the PGA TOUR

John Cook was a Minneapolis club pro who also played a handful of PGA TOUR events per year, mostly in the winter months when the weather back home …

Golf

AUS OPEN

The 2015 champion made the difficult decision not to defend his title last year due to a form slump. But the local favourite has rediscovered some of …

Sport (Australia)

USGA Executive Director Mike Davis notes 'horrible' impact of golf ball distance; governing bodies researching reduced-distance balls

A reduced-distance golf ball may soon be a reality — but is it a concept that would be widely adopted? Or will the average golf consumer even …

Golf

The Course I'm Thankful For: A transition out of tennis in Ohio

<i>This is the sixth installment in our 11-part "The Course I'm Thankful For" series, in which we asked GOLF.com staffers to wax lovingly about the</i> …

Golf

The 10 Greatest Dallas Athletes of All Time

It's been a banner year for athletes who hail from Dallas. Given their contributions, it seems like a good time for an updated list of the greatest …

Dallas

How Jordan Spieth’s love affair with the Australian Open was sparked by his Victorian swing coach

JORDAN Spieth might never have boarded his first flight so readily to the Emirates Australian Open but for the Aussie swing coach who bombarded him …

Golf

College GameDay 2017: Who is the guest picker for Week 12?

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: ESPN College GameDay analyst Rece Davis discusses game day at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. …

College Sports

Tiger Woods comeback: A stats-related countdown to Tiger Woods' return at the Hero World Challenge

We're now officially less than two weeks from Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge on Nov. 30. But while we're eager to see how Woods plays in the Bahamas, the occasion also gives us an opportunity to<p>reflectmarvel at what he's already accomplished in his remarkable …

Golf

ESPN employees, celebs say goodbye to 'Mike and Mike' in touching video

“Mike and Mike” signed off for the final time Friday, ending an incredible 18-year run for the beloved daily show. ESPN compiled a number of tributes from various television personalities and athletes, and they all had a heartfelt message for the team of Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic.<p><b>Dick Vitale</b> – …

Sports

Is the Golf Ball Really At Fault for Distance Gains on the PGA TOUR?

Last year during a press conference at August National, Jack Nicklaus said something very interesting: “Change the frigging golf ball.”<p>Jack’s comment …

Golf

2017 Nike Border Clash: Nineteen years and running

This is year nineteen of the Nike Border Clash. It is, singularly my favorite event to walk around each year, as the athletes, fans and those who …

Athletics

RSM Classic: Davis Love III Has Charity Programs That Work

CHASKA, MN - OCTOBER 02: Captain Davis Love III of the United States holds the Ryder Cup during the closing ceremony of the 2016 Ryder Cup at …

Sports

Roger Federer overtakes Tiger Woods to become highest-earning athlete in sports

Nineteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has overtaken former world number one golfer Tiger Woods as the highest prize money earner in …

Tennis

Take the Golf Vacation of Your Dreams in Los Cabos

For those whose idea of a dream vacation involves nine-irons and putters and those who love them, there is Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa, …

Golf

Bridgestone Golf CEO says it's time to 'standardize' the ball in the professional game

Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player have all weighed in on golf's distance debate, with all four arguing for a limited-flight …

Golf

PGA Championship returning to Kentucky — in May instead of August this time

Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville will be the site of the 2024 PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced Thursday.<p>The 106th PGA Championship, to …

Golf

Jack Nicklaus’s 50-Year Old Gold Rolex Day-Date May Be Headed for Auction

The golf legend is looking to raise $1 million for the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation.<p>Though not ones to sit on valuable snippets of …

For Men

Stop at Pebble Beach major breakthrough for U.S. Women's Open

Paula Creamer was 18 when she first met Arnold Palmer on her way to the 17th tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links. She was playing a practice round for the …

Golf