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April 12th, 2014

Sewing A Championship Banner

Ever wonder about those giant championship banners that teams hang from the rafters? OAG’s Karen Given visits a New England company that commands nearly 90 percent of the championship banner market and finds out exactly how they are made.

In the news
April 12th, 2014

Women And Children Welcome At Augusta

Last Sunday, females competed alongside males as equals at Augusta National, home of the Masters. USA Today’s Christine Brennan joined Bill Littlefield to explain the story behind the unprecedented moment.

Interview
April 5th, 2014

No. 339 Bowditch Wins First PGA Tour Event

Australian golfer Steven Bowditch came into last week’s Texas Open ranked No. 339 in the world, but he went on to earn his first PGA Tour victory. Bowditch has also been open about his battle with clinical depression. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his story.

In The News
March 22nd, 2014

Fire Hazards On The Golf Course

Can a golf club cause a fire? Yes, says a new study from the University of California Irvine. Steve Concialdi, a captain with the Orange County Fire Authority in California, joins Bill Littlefield to explain the danger.

Interview
March 1st, 2014

PGA Tour’s First Par-3 Tournament

For the first time, the PGA Tour has sanctioned a tournament on a par-3 golf course. A portion of the Legends of Golf tournament will be played on Jack Nicklaus’ Top of the Rock golf course in Missouri. PGA Tour Executive Vice President Ty Votaw joined Bill Littlefield.

Interview
February 22nd, 2014

Legendary Golfer Gary Player On The Death Of The Eisenhower Tree

Golf legend Gary Player joins us to discuss the death of the tree that plagued U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower’s golf game.

In Depth
February 8th, 2014

Clearview Golf Course Ripe With History

In 1946, William Powell opened the first integrated golf course in the United States. Bill was joined by Powell’s daughter Renee and USGA historian Michael Trostel to explore the significance of Clearview Golf Club.

Interview
September 21st, 2013

Shaun Powell: Mariano Rivera Going Out On Top

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.

Feature
August 17th, 2013

The Past And Present Of Golf’s U.S. Amateur

The USGA’s oldest championship, the U.S. Amateur, dates back to 1895. Since its inception, the event has gone through a number of transformations, from the country’s premier event to a training ground for the world’s top golfers. Bill Littlefield reports on the historic event from the site of the 2013 competition in Brookline, Mass.

Only A Blog
August 13th, 2013
By Martin Kessler

Tiger Woods Stuck At 14 Majors

Still chasing Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors, Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 40th at the PGA Championship over the weekend. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce was there to witness the performance.

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