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US Open Golf Chambers Bay

From drones to distances, Fox takes tech to US Open coverage

Producing a golf tournament has a certain rhythm to it. The telecast cuts from hole to hole, often joining a player just as he is about to hit a shot. That timing is being upended […]

06/14/2015

Chambers Bay Golf Course

7 things to watch for at the US Open

And to think only 15 years ago, gravel was being mined from a pit that is now a public course hosting the 115th U.S. Open. The star attraction of this championship is Chambers Bay, the […]

06/13/2015

Tiger Woods

4-way tie at Memorial as Woods struggles to stay in game

Tiger Woods stuck with a swing that wasn’t working and settled into a long week at the Memorial. And maybe a long year. Woods had to scramble on the front nine to salvage a 1-over […]

06/04/2015

Golf course in Laguna Niguel

California golf courses tee up water-saving measures

At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways stretch into the […]

05/13/2015

Ted Sobel Chris Paul

Ted Sobel wins the ultimate golf fantasy

The Beast 980’s Ted Sobel has been covering the Masters Tournament at Augusta and today he is actually playing the course. Ted won a spot in the media lottery and will play the exact same […]

04/13/2015

Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Billy Payne

Jordan Spieth captures Masters victory for the ages and sets 5 new records

Jordan Spieth got more than redemption and a green jacket Sunday. He took his place among the best in the game with a Masters victory for the ages. One year after Spieth lost a bid […]

04/12/2015

FILE - This is a  Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012.  file photo of Tom Watson as he attends a  Ryder Cup news conference in New York. Watson will captain the U.S. team against the European team at Gleneagles in Scotland for the  2014 Ryder Cup, starting Friday Sept 26, 2014.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Another chance for USA to turn tide in Ryder Cup

Steve Stricker never felt more alone in front of so many people. All he could do was watch on the 18th green at Medinah two years ago when Martin Kaymer made the best 6-foot putt […]

09/19/2014

FILE - In this March 24, 2014, file photo, Tiger Woods looks down during a news conference at the Newseum in Washington, Monday, March 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Woods says strength is back, but not swing

WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from “busting my butt […]

09/15/2014

Billy Horschel, left, begins to walk down the 10th fairway on his way to winning the Tour Championship golf tournament, as Rory McIlroy watches his drive beneath a giant banner of himself and Bubba Watson at East Lake Golf Club on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)

McIlroy fades in season finale, Horschel wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy found his ball submerged in deep rough, next to a fence that separates the course from the driving range at East Lake. He jumped up and down, trying to see […]

09/15/2014

Billy Horschel hits out of a bunker to the 18th green during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. Horschel finished the day in the lead. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) — Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy playing in the final group always stirs memories from amateur days long ago. Horschel is a blend of energy and enthusiasm, a mixture that can rub other […]

09/13/2014

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