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Fred Couples gets red hot, shoots 59 in warm-up for Boeing Classic

The number 59 is sacred in golf. It’s a score rarely seen under any circumstances, but Fred Couples managed to cross the threshold on Wednesday in a practice round as he prepared to play in the Boeing Classic on the Champions Tour. As a hometown hero in the Seattle, Wa. area, Couples is always a big attraction. After torching the Broadmoor Golf Club with the ever-elusive score...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Couples withdraws from U.S. Senior Open with back injury

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Fred Couples has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open because of a back injury. The 55-year-old Couples has a long history of back trouble. He missed the cut at the Masters and has not played in the last two months. Couples also pulled out of qualifying earlier this month for the U.S. Open, held outside his hometown of Seattle. He was runner-up at the U.S. Senior...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan creates Facebook page to help Fred Couples’ U.S. Open bid

As we know, the U.S. Open is a few days away and it will be at the unknown, yet beautiful Chambers Bay in Washington. The Robert Trent Jones Jr. track is not too far from Seattle and who’s the most famous and popular golfers, maybe athletes period to come out of Seattle? Fred Couples! Freddy has a low chance of getting into the U.S. Open this year but a fan named Craig Strand says...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Couples, Jim ‘Bones’ McKay Share Rare Feat at Sawgrass’ 17th

Fred Couples has spent his career wowing crowds with his ability on the golf course. With a swing that looks so smooth it could lull you to sleep, yet so powerful it helped spawn his nickname, “Boom-Boom,” Couples has been producing memorable moments for nearly 35 years. Many of those memories came at TPC Sawgrass during the Players Championship. Couples won the tournament in...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

ECCO Releases Limited Edition Fred Couples Shoe

ECCO Golf’s BIOM Hybrid golf shoe is one of the most comfortable on the market. Fred Couples is one of the coolest players on the planet. Wouldn’t it make sense to combine the two?ECCO certainly thought so, which is why they just announced the limited edition Fred Couples Signature Series BIOM Hybrid golf shoe.Related Link: Fred Couples: The Coolest Man In GolfAccording to a...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

So Happy Together: Fred Couples at Riviera Country Club

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “horses for courses.” For Fred Couples and Riviera Country Club, that is most certainly the case.Related Link: Fred Couples Missed Super Bowl Because He’s Too Good at GolfCouples is making his 32nd career start at the Northern Trust Open this week, and although he’s playing on a sponsor’s exemption and has been alive for north of 50 years...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Langer, Couples tied for lead heading into final round

Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples broke away with birdies on the 17th to top the leaderboard going into Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Facing benign conditions for the 35th season opener for the Champions Tour, Langer shot an 8-under 64 to get to 14 under for the tournament. Couples caught him with his second straight 65. Mark O'Meara was...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fred Couples on Michael Jordan on the golf course: “He excels at beating me”

Well, it looks like the great Fred Couples has lost to another great in Michael Jordan on the course. It’s definitely surprising because we knew MJ was goo but that good? Jeez homie that’s impressive! According to, Fred said that MJ “has skills” and said that he excels when it comes to “winning, betting and beating me”. Both legends are good friends and...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Couples Among Great Photos on Imgur

You seriously never know when you might pop up on social media, especially if you’re somewhat well-known. As such, there was Fred Couples, the coolest man in golf, just chillin’ at the airport when someone snapped a photo. Soon enough, the picture ended up on, which calls itself “the go-to destination for viral images.”My friend is in the airport and just tweeted...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Fred Couples Helps Break a Record and it Has Nothing to do With Golf

Follow @ChiGolfRadio Fred Couples is a fan favorite among golf fans and is one of greatest players to ever play the game with over 50 career wins including the 1992 Masters. Freddie hails from Seattle where the Seahawks and Mariners play. Well, on Monday night, he was at the highly anticipated Seahawks vs Saints game which was being played in Seattle which is known for it...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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