History of the Olympic Games

According to the Greek history, the first Olympic Games in the Greek Antiquity can be traced back to the 776 BC. The games were dedicated to the 12 Olympian Gods and were hosted on the ancient green plains of Olympia, the place was famous for its magnificent great temples of the two gods Zeus and his wife Hera. The games initially had a very religious character combined by a number of ancient sport events, which many of those were based on the ancient Greek mythology.The ancient Olympic Games


The History of The PGA Championship

The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship or U.S. PGA outside of the United States) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. It is one of the four major championships in professional golf, and it is the golf season’s final major, played in mid-August on the third weekend prior to Labor Day weekend. (It was rescheduled for 2016 to late July to accommodate golf’s return to the Olympics.) It is an official money event on

History of The Canadian Open

The Canadian Open (French: L’Omnium Canadien) is a professional golf tournament in Canada, first played 113 years ago in 1904. It is organized by the Royal Canadian Golf Association / Golf Canada. Played annually continuously since then, except for some years during World War I and World War II, the Canadian Open is the third oldest continuously running tournament on the PGA Tour, after The Open Championship and the U.S. Open.Tournament As a national open, and especially as the most accessible

5 Worst Scandals in Pro Golf History

When discussing pro golf, we tend to limit our focus to the greatness of Jordan Spieth or the surprising amount money made by caddies. But these are merely things that take place on the course. It might surprise you to learn that, despite golf priding itself on class and etiquette, the sport is far from squeaky clean. As we’ve seen in the past, the worst pro golf scandals can come out of nowhere.Despite making $931,000 on a stock he purchased thanks to an insider trading tip from sports gambler

Where Does Phil Mickleson’s Near-Miss 63 Stand in Major History?

By Jaime DiazTroon, Scotland — There was a sense of déjà vu—and perhaps the curse of Johnny Miller—in the excruciating lip-out that kept Phil Mickelson from becoming the first golfer to shoot 62 in a major championship.There have now been 28 63s, the first—and still the best of them (as he will let you know)—shot by Miller in the final round in his comeback victory at the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont.Mickelson was also victimized by a slow, 18th hole lip-out that kept him from shooting 59 at the