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In The News
July 26th, 2014

McIlroy – Woods: A Rivalry That Could Save Golf?

With his win at the British Open, Rory McIlroy became the first golfer since Tiger Woods to win three majors by age 25. Meanwhile, Woods’ career seems to be going in the opposite direction. ESPN’s Farrell Evans joins Bill Littlefield.

Rhymes With Bill
July 23rd, 2014

To Golf, Or Not To Golf?

Rory McIlroy’s recent triumph at the British Open has some golf enthusiasts hoping for a rise in the game’s popularity. That’s caused Bill Littlefield to remember his own youthful attempts to play golf.

Interview
June 21st, 2014

U.S. Open Runner Up Erik Compton Thrives After Second Heart Transplant

Erik Compton tied for second at the U.S. Open last weekend, an especially impressive feat given that he’s a two-time heart transplant recipient. Compton spoke with Bill Littlefield about his recovery and recent success.

Feature
May 24th, 2014
By Greg Echlin

Golf Course Revitalizes Downtown Benton Harbor, Mich.

Benton Harbor, Mich., has been through tough times in recent years. But Harbor Shores, a golf course built right in the middle of downtown, has given the city hope for economic development. Reporter Greg Echlin has the story.

Charlie Pierce
May 17th, 2014

Charlie Pierce And Bill Littlefield: 20 Years On The Air

As Only A Game celebrates its 20th anniversary, analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on Michael Sam, the future of golf, and changes in the sports landscape in the past two decades.

Feature
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.

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