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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Colorado course enlarges hole sizes
PUEBLO, Colo. -- The singular goal in golf is to get the ball in the hole in as few strokes as possible. Elmwood Golf Course head professional Randal Bregar and his staff just made that a bit easier.
Doppler radar aids golf instruction
CRYSTAL LAKE, Pa. -- The views from behind the teeing areas at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay gave fans a unique look at the flight of the ball of 156 of the top players in the world, the orange ribbon tracing the path onto the our televisions.
Golf tracking app for Microsoft Band?
In the market for a new fitness tracker but not sure which one to buy? If you're looking for a golf tracking app, perhaps the Microsoft Band may be the way to go.
Here is the best 'disc golf' shot you'll ever see
I've got to be honest -- I've heard of disc golf, but until today, I had never understood what it actually is, or how it's played.
Trevino proposes senior amateur event
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Whether he's joking or not, Lee Trevino said he has never been to a golf tournament he didn't play in. And this week at the Greenbrier Classic, he says his role is to "sit in Jim Justice's skybox."
Monday, June 29, 2015
Oosterhuis has early onset Alzheimer's
Former British golfer and CBS analyst Peter Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's disease. The 67-year-old Oosterhuis went public with the news in Golf World's digital magazine Monday with hopes it can bring attention and raise money toward finding a cure.
English, 5 others added to Open field
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari and Memorial winner David Lingmerth are among six players who have been added to the field for the British Open.
Golf's next big thing: Patrick Reed?
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The smiley-face and goofy-haircut profile picture on the PGA Tour's website aside, Patrick Reed is ultimately what the PGA Tour needs to re-energize if, and when, Tiger Woods decides to put his golf clubs away for good.
How much is Bubba's 7-wood worth?
  A lot of golfers tend to think of the 7-wood as a club that women or senior golfers would to play.
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Greenbrier: Good news, bad news
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- GOOD NEWS is everywhere as the Greenbrier Classic begins today. A few bummers, but mostly good news.
Bubba shows he can grind out a victory
CROMWELL, Conn. -- He came. He saw. He Bubba'd.
Na Yeon Choi wins ninth LPGA title
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Na Yeon Choi eagled the par-4 16th hole from the fairway to take the lead and won the NW Arkansas Championship by two strokes Sunday for her ninth LPGA Tour title.
Maggert wins U.S. Senior Open
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Maggert is moving into an elite class on golf's senior circuit.
Web.com: Oppenheim wins Air Capital Classic
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Rob Oppenheim won the Air Capital Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a one-stroke victory over Andy Winings.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
What's in the winners' bags for the week of June 28, 2015
  What equipment did Bubba Watson and this week's other winners use?
Watson wins Travelers playoff over Casey
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second hole a playoff Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second time.
Danny Lee gives away his driver during the round
Fans at the ballpark can keep foul balls, but for the most part, sports equipment stays in the field of play until the contest is over.
Neal Lancaster's ace destroys cup at U.S. Senior Open
  When is a hole-in-one more than just a hole-in-one?   When Neal Lancaster destroys the hole beyond repair, that's when.   Lancaster made an ace on the 178-yard par-3 second hole at Del Paso Countr
Bubba Watson proves fan in gallery wrong with approach shot from rough
After Bubba Watson's drive on the second hole in Sunday's final round of the Travelers Championship landed in heavy rough behind a row of trees, someone in the gallery suggested loudly that Watson ought to hit a low 4-iron under the branches.