04.23.2014 1:29 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Norman and Joe Buck will call the U.S. Open when it moves to Fox next year.The network signed a 12-year rights deal with the U.S. Golf Association in August to air the Open and its other championships. Fox said Wednesday that two-time British Open champion Norman would join Buck on its lead golf announcing team.
04.23.2014 6:25 AM ET
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — There will be a horseshoe grandstand around the 18th green for the first time at a British Open as part of a number of course changes for this year's tournament at Hoylake.Organizers say the Royal Liverpool course will be extended by 54 yards compared to 2006 — the last time it held the major — and the green on the first hole has been reshaped and rebunkered to make it the "hardest opening hole on the Open rota."
04.22.2014 8:10 PM ET
DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.Improved sun protection and short game aside, Wie is riding high after a comeback win in her home state of Hawaii last week. Now, she returns to familiar ground in the Bay Area looking to build on her first LPGA Tour victory in nearly four years when she competes in the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic — just up the freeway from her alma mater, Stanford.
04.22.2014 5:06 PM ET
It didn't take Beverly Hanson long to realize that playing golf was more rewarding than writing about it.The pay was better, too.
04.22.2014 1:49 PM ET
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — University of Florida men's golf coach Buddy Alexander is retiring after 27 seasons.The 61-year-old Alexander will leave June 30, calling it quits after two national championships (1993, 2001) and eight Southeastern Conference titles.
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