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'He Made Golf Cool': Arnold Palmer Dead at 87

'Most beloved figure in the game'

(Newser) - One of golf's greatest is gone: Arnold Palmer is dead at age 87. Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday afternoon of complications from heart problems, reports AP . Palmer was admitted to a Pennsylvania hospital Thursday for some cardiovascular work and weakened over the... More »

Tiger Woods Hires Ari Fleischer, Plans Return

Bush's old PR guy reportedly helping with March 25 return

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is expected to return to golf at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on March 25, and he’s hired none other than former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer to help him plan the comeback. “They were in his living room this week going over a strategy for... More »

All Eyes on Tiger as Masters Kicks Off

(Newser) - Arnold Palmer stepped up to the first tee this morning in Augusta, Ga., and got the Masters started, launching a four-day frenzy of speculation about whether Tiger Woods is completely recovered from knee surgery. Palmer, the major tournament’s honorary starter, drove his shot up the right side of the... More »

Tiger Makes It 5 Straight

Stewart Cink can't keep up against the best in the world

(Newser) - Tiger Woods moved past Arnold Palmer on the all-time PGA Tour wins list today, earning No. 63 against Stewart Cink, 8-and-7, in the WGC Match Play Championship final. Woods' game was scorching in the Arizona sun as he made 14 birdies in the 29 holes played, reports the AP. He... More »

Cuba Takes a Swing at Golf

The tiny Communist nation hopes tourists will come back to the island

(Newser) - Nearly a dozen tony golf-resort projects funded by Spanish, British, and Canadian consortiums are under way in Cuba as acting President Raul Castro tries to lure foreign tourists—and their cash—back to the struggling island nation by creating a new Caribbean golf destination, reports the Wall Street Journal. Castro... More »

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