October 24, 2015 - 6:17pm
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Melissa Blanton
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Alex Cejka earned a double circle after acing the 17th at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.

Alex Cejka was at 7-under when he stepped onto the tee box on No. 17 Saturday at the Shriners Hospitals Open.

A 212-yard par-3 gem with a water hazard to the left of the green?

Not a problem for the 44-year-old from Germany.

 

 

He would follow the ace with a birdie at 18 to put him at 5-under on the day and 10-under for the tournament.

Cejka turned pro in 1989 and has one PGA Tour victory - the 2015 Puerto Rico Open in March.

 

Cejka aces No. 17 at Shriners Open
The Ole Miss golf teams showed their skills on the football field in Oxford, Miss.

It was all about that golf at the Ole Miss football stadium this week.

The men's and women's teams were taking part in a trick shot challenge against rival Texas A&M.

The football teams meet Saturday night in Oxford, Miss.

But first the home team golfers scored some of their own points on the field.

 

 

 

Could it be the newest hybrid sport?

Folf? Gootball?

Well, maybe not.

Texas A&M's golf teams took to the practice range for their part of the challenge.

 

 

Well played golfers.

Ole Miss golf team takes over Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for trick shot display

It was all about golf at the Ole Miss football stadium this week.

The men's and women's teams wre taking part in a trick shot challenge against rival Texas A&M.

The football teams meet Saturday night in Oxford, Miss.

But first the home team golfers scored some of their own points on the field.

 

 

Could it be the newest hybrid sport?

Folf? Gootball?

Well, maybe not.

Texas A&M's golf teams took to the practice range for their part of the challenge.

 

 

Well played golfers.

Ole Miss golf team takes over Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for trick shot display
Rickie Fowler
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Rickie Fowler's reaction to his extra-long eagle putt was low-key, but his putt was worth shouting about.
 
After a 1-over 72 at the Shriners Hospitals Open on Thursday, Rickie Fowler teed off today with some serious ground to make up. It wasn't happening early in his round, though, and he made the turn in even-par 35.
 
He birdied Nos. 10 and 12, though, and was clearly revved up on the par-5 13th hole. After a good drive, his second shot found the green, but was almost 80 feet off to the left of the flag. The putting surface there is fairly flat,  but he had to traverse a ridge about 30 feet from the hole.
 
Fowler took a huge backswing – even the TV announcers commented on it – and gave his ball an extremely solid rap. The ball rolled, and rolled, and rolled – then banged off the back of the cup and dove into the hole. Had it not hit the cup, it likely would have rolled five feet past.
 
 
His reaction was pretty subdued,  but you know he had to be loving it. Just watch the video all the way to the end – his smile finally breaks through when he gets a fist bump from his playing partner, Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III.
 
Fowler went on to birdie Nos. 15 and 18 and finished up with a 6-under 65 that, as I write this, has catapulted him 86 spots up the board with the final groups still finishing up.
 
Here you go:
 
 
Rickie Fowler jams in a 79-foot putt for eagle at Shriners Open
iPhone
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Does an iPhone make a good golf club? The answer is pretty clear.
 
I don't know about you, but I put my iPhone through a fair amount of abuse – unintentionally, most of the time. Despite all the drops, falls and other calamities that have happened to it, it's still in fairly decent shape. My wife, by contrast, tends to dropkick hers about once a week, and it is definitely showing some serious wear and tear.
 
One thing neither of us has ever done, however, is play golf with our iPhones. And by that, I don't mean playing a golf game on my phone. I mean, actually strapping an iPhone to the face of a metal wood and taking a full swing at a golf ball.
 
But that's exactly what the guy who goes by the handle "Everything Apple Pro" did in a new video he's posted on YouTube. 
 
 
Over the past couple of years, "Everything Apple Pro" has created a series of videos in which he tests the physical limits of iPhones by dropping them from heights, shooting them with an AK-47 and even trying to blow them up with explosives.
 
Earlier today, he posted this latest video in which he smashes golf balls with various models of iPhones attached to full-size golf clubs. The results of his awkward yet enthusiastic swings are, well, expected – the phones certainly don't make very good golf clubs. In fact, I was a little surprised that he was surprised at how much destruction he caused.
 
So, clearly, the lesson is: Don't try this at home – or anywhere else. And when you play golf, be sure to keep your phone tucked into your pocket. As Bruno Mars says, "If you don't believe me, just watch."
 
 
 
 
 
What happens when you smash a golf ball with an iPhone?
October 23, 2015 - 12:50pm
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T.J. Auclair
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Would-be golf clubs thief triple bogeys his getaway by tripping, smashing face on concrete.

Karma is a beautiful thing, isn't it?

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In this latest piece of poetic justice, a would-be golf clubs thief makes off with nothing more than a bruised ego and -- by the looks of things -- a terribly bruised face as he eats concrete on the dash to the getaway car:

 

Nice spot by Alex Myers over at GolfDigest.com. As Myers notes, the commentary on the video is just fantastic, highlighted by this burn: "The hazard on this course? Concrete to the face."

Instant karma strikes would-be golf clubs thief