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Video: NHL Star Ovechkin Struggles at Golf View More
Alexander Ovechkin is a brilliant hockey player, but he isn't much of a golfer.

Video: NHL Star Ovechkin Struggles at Golf

Brilliance with a hockey stick doesn’t mean you can swing a golf club. Alexander Ovechkin has been an NHL All-Star each of his 11 seasons. He is a prolific scorer, and he was the top goal scorer for the Washington Capitals in 2015-16. But when he tries to hit a…

U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team Announced View More
PERTH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: The USA Team pose with Junior Ryder Cup Trophy during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup after beating the European Team 16-8, at Blairgowrie Golf Club on September 23, 2014 in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team Announced

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A talented group of 12 junior golfers representing seven states will face their European counterparts in the 10th Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 26-27, at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota. The United States Team is comprised of six boys and six girls who are U.S. citizens and…

Amateur Reflects on Oakmont Lessons View More
Scottie Scheffler watches his tee shot on the second hole in a playoff during 2016 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club in Powell, Ohio on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Copyright USGA/Matt Sullivan)

Amateur Reflects on Oakmont Lessons

RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Amateur golf’s elite have gathered in the nation’s smallest state this week for the 55th renewal of the Northeast Amateur. Among those on hand at Wannamoisett Country Club is Scottie Scheffler, the rising University of Texas junior who arrived in Rhode Island fresh off competing in his first U.S. Open.  Scheffler,…