Game of Golf
Golf is a game of skill and luck. By many it's also the game they love to hate the most. The sport of Golf is a simple concept - hit a ball into a hole - but the reality is much more complicated.
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By John Donovan
There are so many mental distractions on the golf course, from sand traps to deep patches of rough, that it's easy to forget about an important part of the game -- your hands. We have five tips that help you get a better grip on both your golf club and your swing.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias excelled in virtually every sport she tried. Unfortunately, her career was cut short by cancer, and she died at the age of 42. Learn how Babe Didrikson Zaharias won 31 pro golf tournaments from 1948-55.
Tiger Woods is one of the most accomplished golfers of all time. His popularity has pushed the game of golf into worldwide popularity. He is on pace to beat Jack Nicklaus for wins. Learn more about Tiger Woods and his destiny to become one of the greatest golfers.
Walter Travis began playing golf at the ripe age of 35. Travis founded the American Golfer Magazine and also became involved in the designing of golf courses later in life. Learn about Walter Travis one of the best American golf players in the early 1900s.
Harry Vardon holds the golf record for most British Open wins. He was soft-spoken but had a reputation for being a straight shooter and getting angry when the time came. Learn how Harry Vardon toured the United States in 1900 to promote the game of golf.
Ken Venturi was one of the PGA Tour's best players in the late 1950s. During his career he won 14 Tour events. He was forced to retire from competition and he found work as a broadcaster. Find out more about Ken Venturi and why his golf career ended prematurely.
Tom Watson was a master of approach shots and the short game. Watson won two Masters tournaments beating Jack Nicklaus in both events. His last Tour win came in 1996. Learn how Tom Watson captured 28 tournament wins including eight majors.
Curtis Strange is one of only six players to win back-to-back U.S. Open championships. He returned later in his career after a string of injuries and dwindling motivation. Learn how Curtis Strange dominated pro golf in the late 1980s.
Horton Smith came on the golf scene in 1928, winning eight events by the time he was 20. He is known for using one of the first clubs that was designed for hitting a ball out of the sand. Learn about Horton Smith and his historic fast start in golf.
John H. Taylor holds the record for top-ten finishes in golf's British Open. He was the only member of the Triumvirate to contend in a British Open after World War I. Find out how John H. Taylor won the title five times from 1894 to 1913.