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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
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WATCH: Shawn Stefani strips down to underwear to hit water shot
As we've seen throughout the first two rounds of the Honda Classic, PGA National isn't a course for the feint of heart. Whether it's the Bear Trap, or the equally tricky front nine "trap" of 5-6-7, the course can drive you to do some crazy things.
24 Feb 2017 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
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Watch Brooks Koepka snap driver during Honda Classic
PGA National's Champion Course is one of the toughest tests on the PGA Tour schedule, a test that is much harder to pass when tee shots aren't finding the fairway.
24 Feb 2017 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
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Ian Poulter 'on borrowed time' to retain PGA Tour card
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter used to start every Monday by opening the link to the Official World Golf Ranking. It used to be satisfying. Now he doesn't even bother, and hasn't for the last 16 months.
24 Feb 2017 - 12:37pm - 0 Comments
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Young man from Els for Autism shines as Honda Classic volunteer
PALM BEACH GARDENS -- Michael Fortes, 23, is one of roughly 1,750 volunteers that keep the Honda Classic running. But unlike most of the others, he is on the autism spectrum.
24 Feb 2017 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
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Paul Peterson shoots 62, leads Joburg Open
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open.
23 Feb 2017 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
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Watch new Guinness World Record set for longest putt
What's the longest putt you've ever made? 30 feet? 60 feet? Guarantee it's not as long as the one you're about to watch.
23 Feb 2017 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
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5 of the best announcer calls in golf history
February 22, 2017, marks the 37th anniversary of Team USA's "Miracle on Ice" in the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. Here's the final minute of that legendary hockey game between the U.S. and the Soviet Union:  
22 Feb 2017 - 3:08pm - 0 Comments
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Graeme McDowell honored to be host at Arnold Palmer Invitational
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer.
22 Feb 2017 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
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Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago.
22 Feb 2017 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
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Flop-shot attempt over friend turns painful quickly
You know when you see those photos or screenshots of people trying to pull a Phil Mickelson and hit a flop shot over a friend's head?
22 Feb 2017 - 8:25am - 0 Comments
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Man hits shot from water with alligator just feet away
We've seen our fair share of golfers attempting to hit golf shots from dangerous places. This, however, takes the cake.
21 Feb 2017 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
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Possibly the best golf blooper compilation video ever
Who doesn't love a good blooper reel? Trust me when I tell you will not find a better golf blooper compilation than the one you're about to see here:
20 Feb 2017 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
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5 shots you can hit, but shouldn't even attempt
If you were watching the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club over the weekend, you may have caught Phil Mickelson hitting a wedge off the famous par-3 sixth green. The distinctive feature of that green is a pot bunker that's right in the middle of it.
20 Feb 2017 - 10:15am - 0 Comments
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John Daly wades into water hazard with shoes on to play ball
We've all seen a scene like this on television.
19 Feb 2017 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson pitches in for eagle from nasty, wet rough at Riviera
Phil Mickelson is a magician with a wedge. That's all there is to it.
19 Feb 2017 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson hits wedge off Riviera's sixth green
Remember that old, "What will Phil do next?" ad campaign from several years back?
19 Feb 2017 - 11:05am - 0 Comments
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Genesis Open giving players amazing custom blazers
When you think golf and blazers, one particular style usually comes to mind: the Masters' green jacket. But, in Genesis' first year as the sponsor of the Genesis Open at Riviera, the car company is making an attempt to put their hat in the ring.
18 Feb 2017 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
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Students find lessons, stimulation through First Tee donated golf equipment
JAMESTOWN -- Bryant Kerley moves excitedly through the stations at the Haynes-Inman Education Center gym, ready to conquer whatever golfing objective is before him.
17 Feb 2017 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
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Iowa golf courses ready for February golfers
Golf anyone! In February! "They call it the Florida of Iowa," said Doug Frenz, the superintendent of Sheaffer Memorial Golf Park in rural Lee County.
17 Feb 2017 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments