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Jack Nicklaus Makes Surprise Appearance In NHL Locker Room

Jack Nicklaus Makes Surprise Appearance In NHL Locker Room

What a way to start a hockey game. Jack Nicklaus said a few words of encouragement before the Montreal Canadiens took on the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Tuesday night. He also announced the starting lineup, which is obligatory before every game. “Is that good? Did…

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Contemplating Arnie’s Augusta Successor

The news Tuesday that Arnold Palmer won’t hit a ceremonial opening tee shot at The Masters was a reminder that time marches inexorably on, eventually robbing even the greatest athletes of their physical capabilities. It also got me thinking about who eventually will succeed Palmer in the pantheon of legends…

Palmer, 86, Resigns From Hitting Ceremonial Tee Shot View More
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Palmer, 86, Resigns From Hitting Ceremonial Tee Shot

Arnold Palmer intends to be on the first tee at Augusta National on Thursday of Masters week but without a driver in his hands. Palmer informed club chairman Billy Payne that he won’t join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player in hitting the ceremonial tee shots to begin the tournament this…

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Classic Tom Watson Moments

In honor of his 66th birthday, here our some of Tom Watson’s greatest moments in the game of golf. The 1977 Open Championship at Turnberry was one of the greatest final rounds in tournament history: His battle with Jack in the 1982 U.S. Open featuring an iconic chip-in on the…

Louisville Slugger

One of the game’s purest swingers captured the PGA Championship’s revived long drive contest on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. Louis Oosthuizen took the title with a 340-yard poke, edging Jason Day by 2 yards. The competition took place on the 590-yard 10th hole at Valhalla Golf Club during Tuesday’s practice…