Pete Pappas

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Pete is a journalist, commentator, and interviewer covering the PGA Tour, new equipment releases, and the latest golf fashions.

Pete's also a radio and television personality who's appeared multiple times on ESPN radio, and Fox Sports All Bets Are Off. And when he's not running down a story, he's at the range working on his game.

Above all else, Pete's the proud son of a courageous mom who battled pancreatic cancer much longer than anyone expected.

You can follow Pete on twitter @PGAPappas

 




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  • Hole-By-Hole: The Best and Worst Shots in Masters History (Back 9)

    Everyone has their favorite moments from the Masters. But what are the best and worst shots in Masters history for each hole at Augusta National? From shots that directly impacted the outcome of the tournament, to others...

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    Hole-By-Hole: The Best and Worst Shots in Masters History (Front 9)

    Everyone has their favorite moments from the Masters.  But what are the best and worst shots in Masters history for each hole at Augusta National? From shots that directly impacted the outcome of the tournament, to others...

    • Posted 197 days ago
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    Nicklaus honored as “Ambassador of Golf”

    Jack Nicklaus’ career at Firestone Country Club began in 1958 at the Rubber City Open. In Nicklaus’ own words, he was a “scared little kid in the first true tournament I ever played,” walking the fairways with...

    • Posted 445 days ago
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    Tiger’s major problem? It may be bigger than anyone thinks

    These days everyone’s a know-it-all in regard to Tiger Woods’ 0-for-17 slump in major championships. Tiger’s struggles in major championships continued yesterday in the final round of The Open Championship at Muirfield, prompting ESPN Golf Broadcaster and...

    • Posted 458 days ago
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  • Rose U.S. Open Feature spotlight

    Rose does it for Dad on Father’s Day

    Justin Rose was 22-years-old when his father, Ken, died from leukemia in 2002. Rose won twice on the European Tour that year, and gave the trophies to his dad in the hospital. Sunday at Merion, a teary-eyed...

    • Posted 493 days ago
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  • Matt Kuchar Memorial Feature

    Mighty Matt Kuchar

    Matt Kuchar isn’t a fan favorite on Tour because of exuberantly combative fist pumps like we see from Tiger Woods. And he’s not a fan favorite because of dominating, record-shattering performances like we’ve seen from Rory McIlroy....

    • Posted 507 days ago
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  • Sergi 17 2013 Players

    Garcia feels the sting of golf’s cruel side

    Golf, cruel?  Really? Standing on the 17th tee Sunday afternoon at TPC Sawgrass with his second Players Championship trophy tantalizingly within reach, Sergio Garcia was in command of his own destiny. Birdies on the Nos. 11, 13...

    • Posted 528 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods

    Is Tiger playing his best golf ever?

    Whoa… whoa… whoa… is Tiger playing his best golf ever? The very mention of it probably incites John McEnroe-esque howls from golf enthusiasts coast to coast, “You cannot be serious!” Yes, Tiger’s win Monday at the Arnold...

    • Posted 576 days ago
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    Tiger eyes No. 8 at Bay Hill

    Throughout Tiger Woods’ career, his late father Earl got his attention on the golf course by calling him “Sam.” “He rarely ever called me Tiger,” Woods said. “I would ask him, ‘Why don’t you ever call me...

    • Posted 582 days ago
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  • Lauren Thompson

    Up close and personal: Golf Channel’s Lauren Thompson

    She’s poured the perfect Guinness in Ireland, outplayed poker pros in Las Vegas, swam with dolphins in Hawaii, and even wrestled an alligator in Orlando. And oh by the way, she’s also done some sizzling bikini modeling...

    • Posted 587 days ago
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  • Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Abu Dhabi

    McIlroy and Woods set to face off in Abu Dhabi

    The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship always features some of the strongest fields of the year. And every year since its 2006 inception, it’s been one of the biggest events on the European Tour. This year however,...

    • Posted 645 days ago
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    Dustin Johnson: Mr. Consistency

    When you think Dustin Johnson, you think raw power. You think majestic, soaring drives, like the kind he hit to win the 2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions by four shots over defending champion Steve Stricker and lead...

    • Posted 652 days ago
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  • Kenny Perry

    K. Perry, O’Hair win the Shark Shootout at 31-under

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer A Sunday round in the 50’s isn’t a common occurrence. But at the Franklin Templeton Shootout, a 54-hole team even hosted by Greg Norman at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla.,...

    • Posted 681 days ago
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  • Ian Poulter

    Poulter wins in China: Is he ready for a major?

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer You’ve heard it hundreds, if not thousands of times. Ian Poulter is overrated. He doesn’t have enough talent to be considered among the PGA Tour elite. He only shows up for...

    • Posted 717 days ago
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  • TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola - Final Round

    Tour Championship: Battle for the FedExCup crown

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The PGA Tour playoffs conclude this week with the fourth and final event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the Tour Championship in Atlanta. And for each of the 30 remaining gladiators battling...

    • Posted 765 days ago
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  • Dustin Johnson

    BMW Championship: Welcome to Crooked Stick

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer Crooked Stick Golf Club is one of five Pete Dye designs on the Tour schedule this season (TPC Sawgrass, Harbor Town, TPC Louisiana, and Kiawah Island). Unfortunately for most players in...

    • Posted 778 days ago
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    Battle in Beantown: Deutsche Bank preview

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The FedExCup Playoffs continue this week with the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship, and when the last shot is fired Labor Day evening at TPC Boston only 70 players will be left...

    • Posted 783 days ago
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  • Wyndham Championship Golf

    Wyndham Championship: Finals week frenzy

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The Wyndham Championship is the final stop for the PGA Tour regular season this week. But a crowd of noteworthy competitors is still frantically scrambling to gain admission to the Tour’s...

    • Posted 799 days ago
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    Last chance for major glory

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The PGA Championship is thought to be the least prestigious of the four majors on Tour.  But it has something The Masters, the U.S. Open, and the Open Championship all do...

    • Posted 806 days ago
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  • SCOR Golf SCOR4161 TheGreekGrind Pappas Terry Koehler ALL 1

    SCOR Golf President Terry Koehler talks all things golf

    SCOR Golf President Terry Koehler talks all things golf in this exclusive one-on-one interview and shares his opinions on: the controversial debate between blades and cavity backs the neglected importance of shafts in club performance what he’d...

    • Posted 832 days ago
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    Stricker Slam: The John Deere Classic preview

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer Steve Stricker’s bobblehead is going for $50 a pop on eBay.  That’s more than any PGA Tour player bobblehead has sold for on eBay all season – really. But put the...

    • Posted 833 days ago
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    Congressional Oversight: AT&T National preview

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer  The AT&T National returns to Congressional Country Club this week after a two-year hiatus from our nation’s capital. Congressional’s Blue Course will set up with the same par and yardage as...

    • Posted 848 days ago
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    U.S. Open: Stars miss the cut, “Old Tiger” and braces

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer If the history of U.S. Open competition tells us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. And through the first two days at The Olympic Club in San Francisco there was plenty...

    • Posted 859 days ago
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    Pappas: Ready for memorable moments at the Memorial?

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village is one of my favorite events of the season.  And not just because it’s a stone’s throw down the road from me in Dublin, Ohio,...

    • Posted 875 days ago
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    Lexi Thompson keeps making dreams come true

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer  Lexi Thompson was the youngest golfer ever to play in the U.S. Woman’s Open at the tender age of 12. And four years later her victory at the Navistar LPGA Classic...

    • Posted 886 days ago
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    HP Byron Nelson Championship preview

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The PGA Tour gallops back into the “Longhorn State” for the 2012 Byron Nelson Championship and third leg of the Tour’s Texas Swing. Keegan Bradley returns to defend his title in a...

    • Posted 889 days ago
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    Big names flock to Quail Hollow: The Wells Fargo Championship Preview

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer  You knew it was coming.  Every sport has them.  The events you circle on your calendar.  And this tournament always brings out the best. The 2012 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow once again...

    • Posted 903 days ago
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    Review: Bushnell Tour Z6 Laser Rangefinder

    You just ripped your driver right down the middle of the fairway. And you’re set up perfectly for approach to the green, right on your number. All you have left is a little 8 iron in. You...

    • Posted 905 days ago
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    The Tour goes marchin’ in: Zurich Classic of New Orleans

    By Pete Pappas GolfWRX Staff Writer The PGA Tour marches into Dixieland this week for the 2012 Zurich Classic of New Orleans.  The event history traces back to 1922 when it was first known as the Southern...

    • Posted 910 days ago
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