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They Golfed in Tournament Last Week, Then Got COVID

Greg Norman is hospitalized, while his son had milder symptoms

(Newser) - Golf legend Greg Norman has been laid low by COVID just a week after competing in a tournament with his son. The 65-year-old posted an image from his hospital room in Florida on Christmas Day, declaring, "On behalf of millions, f--- COVID." Norman had gone into self-quarantine the...

Golfer Greg Norman: 'Lucky Man' After Chainsaw Run-in

'Still have left hand,' he says in post

(Newser) - Golfer Greg Norman, nicknamed the Great White Shark for his blond hair and aggressive play, is apparently urging a little caution after a run-in with a chainsaw: "Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected," he wrote in an Instagram post last night, beneath a photo...

Kids Helped Split Up Chris Evert, Greg Norman

Tennis champ, golf star had trouble blending families

(Newser) - Tension with Chris Evert's teenage sons and Greg Norman's twentysomething offspring helped split up the sports superstars after just 15 months of marriage, sources close to the couple say. Evert's previous husband, Andy Mill, had been Norman's best friend before he and Evert left their spouses, and that contributed to...

Norman, Evert Separate
 Norman, Evert Separate 

Norman, Evert Separate

Coupling of golf, tennis legends hits skids after 15 months of marriage

(Newser) - The pairing of sports legends Greg Norman and Chris Evert is on the rocks, with the couple—both 54—announcing today they’ve separated after 15 months of marriage. If a divorce is in the works, they didn’t say. The announcement comes ahead of an international golf competition for...

Norman Beats Odds, Returns to Augusta

(Newser) - Greg Norman is surprised to be returning to the Masters at 54, and even though the Shark says he's “going in there with low expectations,” he’ll still play to win, Golf Digest reports. Chief among his worries is pacing himself on the new, lengthier course—“a...

Harrington Wins 2nd Straight Brit Open

Irishman beats out Poulter after bogeys blow Norman's lead

(Newser) - Padraig Harrington won his second British Open in a row today, beating out Ian Poulter by four strokes to shoot a final round of 1-under 69 for a three-over total of 283. Greg Norman—the 53-year old Aussie poised to become the oldest major champion in the history of golf—...

Norman Grabs 2-Stroke Lead
 Norman Grabs 2-Stroke Lead 

Norman Grabs 2-Stroke Lead

53-year-old shoots 2-over 72 on windswept day

(Newser) - Greg Norman survived another battering from windswept Royal Birkdale to take a two-stroke lead at the British Open with defending champion Padraig Harrington chasing hard. The 53-year-old, part-time golfer, celebrated the 3-week anniversary of his marriage to Chris Evert by shooting a 2-over 72 on Saturday, the AP reports.

Choi Grabs British Lead
 Choi Grabs British Lead 

Choi Grabs British Lead

Korean at 1-under, a stroke better than rejuvenated Norman

(Newser) - Greg Norman's lead didn't hold up in today's second round of the British Open, with KJ Choi shooting a 3-under-par 67 to snatch the top spot heading into the weekend at Royal Birkdale. The South Korean, at 1-under 139, is the only player in the field under par. Three weeks...

Greg Norman's Ex Dishes Dirt on Evert

Says tennis star pursued golf champ right in front of her

(Newser) - Greg Norman’s former wife would still be his current wife, she says, if not for tennis star Chris Evert’s brazen pursuit of the former World No. 1. “She came after him. I have never seen anything like it,” Laura Andrassy tells the Daily Mail, saying Evert...

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