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Charl Schwartzel

Best Chicagoland Golf Stores

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it is dad’s day to relax and do whatever he wants. Point him in the direction of these golf stores and he will be a happy camper for the next few hours while he contemplates a great excuse to buy a new set of clubs or at least the latest golf shoes. Or better yet, present him with a box of new golf balls and a print out of this list as his Father’s Day pass for good fun.

06/11/2012

Tiger Woods poses with the trophy after his two-stroke victory at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 3, 2012 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Video: Tiger Woods’ Ridiculous Birdie

The highlight of Tiger Woods’ Sunday was his chip in for birdie on 16.

670 The Score–06/04/2012

Jason Dufner watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial at the Colonial Country Club on May 25, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Dufner Has 1-Stroke Lead Over Johnson At Colonial

Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson have set up what will basically be a match-play final round for the winner’s plaid jacket at the Colonial.

05/26/2012

Jason Dufner watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial at the Colonial Country Club on May 25, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Dufner Has 2-Stroke Lead Halfway Through Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jason Dufner lists Ben Hogan as his hero. At Hogan’s Alley, Dufner had the lead halfway through the Colonial with a chance for a Texas two-step that only Hogan has […]

05/25/2012

Dufner Takes Nelson Lead With Late Birdie Spree

Standing over his ball in a swale behind the 18th green, Jason Dufner would have been content with a par and a spot in the big group tied for the lead in the Byron Nelson Championship.

05/18/2012

Matt Kuchar of the United States hits an approach shot on the 18th hole as caddie Lance Bennett looks on during the second round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 11, 2012 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Johnson Takes Lead As McIlroy Heads Home

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After breaking 70 for the first time in seven weeks, Tiger Woods headed to the back of the practice range at the TPC Sawgrass to fine-tune his swing. That […]

05/11/2012

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Bubba Watson Wins The Masters

Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.

04/08/2012

Fred Couples of the United States reacts while standing on the 18th green after finishing the second round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Fred Couples Turns Back The Clock At Augusta

20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”

04/07/2012

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Liguori: An International Leaderboard Is Jam-Packed At Masters

England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.

04/06/2012

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Masters’ Magicians: A Preview For The 2012 Masters Tournament

CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.

04/04/2012

Phil Mickelson. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mickelson Takes Wild Ride Into Share Of The Lead

One shot clipped an ash tree and kept Phil Mickelson out of worse trouble than he was in. Another landed behind a Bottle Brush, blocking his path to the 10th green at Riviera. On yet another hole, Mickelson had to thread a 9-iron through the limbs of five eucalyptus trees.

02/18/2012

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Indoor Golf Ranges Around Chicago

In Chicago, golf enthusiasts have many options to play a game or get in some practice, even when all of the outside courses are covered in snow. From driving ranges to high-tech simulated full range courses, these indoor golf options will help you improve your game and get a little exercise without getting frostbite.

01/27/2012

Tiger Woods. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Tiger Woods’ PGA Round 1 A Disaster

After getting off to a great start in Round 1 of the PGA Champtionship, the wheels fell off the bus for Tiger Woods, as he struggled over the last 14 holes and posted a 7 over par 77.

08/11/2011

PGA Championship - Round Two

Ernie Els Looks To Improve His Putting At The RBC Canadian Open

Ernie Els has struggled lately and attributes those struggles to his putting game. For the RBC Canadian Open, Els is going with the long putter.

07/22/2011

Tom Lewis

20-Year-Old Amateur Shoots 65, Tied For Lead Of British Open

Tom Lewis shares a name with one of the British Open’s greatest champions. The kid sure lived up to it Thursday.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Golf Course

6-Year-Old Bloomington Girl Quietly Sinks Hole In 1

A 6-year-old golfer sank a hole in one on a course in central Illinois and calmly walked back to her cart.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Travelers Championship - Round Two

The Rise Of The Young American Golfers

The Travelers Championship is led by American amateur Patrick Cantlay. Several American amateur golfers are proving they have what it takes to compete in the PGA in the coming years.

06/25/2011

Pheasant Run

Best Father’s Day Golf Specials

Father’s Day is right around the corner and if you’ve been in the local Hallmark lately searching for the perfect card, they all center on grilling, TV remotes and golf. Here are a few golf specials in Chicagoland to help him relax on his big day.

06/14/2011

Tiger Woods

Hoge: Tiger Fans, It’s Time To Move On

When Tiger Woods withdrew from the The Players Championship Thursday morning after shooting a 6-over 42 on just nine holes, I finally reached a conclusion I never thought I would reach this soon.

670 The Score–05/12/2011

Tiger Woods

Woods Warned To Keep Language Clean At British Open

Tiger Woods will have to keep his language clean at the British Open.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

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