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It's not often you see a shank in golf where there's someone on the hole more embarrassed than the person who actually clanked the hosel rocket. But, that's what happened at East Lake Golf Club on Thursday in the first round of the Tour Championship.
Young fan has adorable reaction to receiving golf ball from Jordan Spieth
It doesn't take a lot of effort to make someone's day. On Thursday, during the first round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Illinois, three-time major winner Jordan Spieth did just that for a young fan.
15 Sep 2017 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Players who have shot sub-60 rounds on the PGA Tour
Four years ago this week, in the second round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms on Sept. 13, 2013, 2018 Ryder Cup USA Captain Jim Furyk fired a score of 12-under 59. It was the fifth 59 in PGA Tour history.
15 Sep 2017 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Stickers on two clubs lead to eight-shot penalty for Ben Crane
UPDATED: Crane was disquailified on Friday morning before the start of his second round for failure to mention the infractions to his playing partners on Thursday. You can hear Crane explain the situation here:
15 Sep 2017 - 8:35am - 0 Comments
A look at all 31 of the holes in one on the PGA Tour this season
A hole-in-one is the luckiest shot in golf. And because they're so good at what they do, it's no surprise that PGA Tour players seem to be luckier than the rest of us when it comes to jarring a tee shot in a single stroke.
15 Sep 2017 - 3:18am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth leads FedEx Cup by continuing to give himself chances
Jordan Spieth has a unique putting style on short putts, looking at the hole rather than the ball. PGA Professional Warren Bottke explains the strategy and technique.
14 Sep 2017 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
Two-time Ryder Cup USA Captain Davis Love III doing his part to help in hurricane recovery
Davis Love III calls St. Simons Island, Ga., home.
14 Sep 2017 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas left Wanamaker Trophy with Rickie Fowler to ride out Hurricane Irma
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:56am - 0 Comments
This amateur's swing is, um, interesting, but effective
Golf swings are like snowflakes -- no two are alike. There are a lot that are similar, but we've never seen one like the one we're about to show you.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:40am - 0 Comments
European Tour fan 'beats the pros' at KLM Open
The KLM Open is going on this week on the European Tour in the Netherlands. Probably the coolest aspect of this tournament is how the organizers get the spectators involved with its "beat the pros" promotion.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:27am - 0 Comments
European Tour pro holes longest 2-footer you'll ever see
One of the things that separates Tour-caliber golfers from average golfers is their creativity. It's the ability to imagine what we might believe to be the unimaginable.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:10am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth, Cubs' Ian Happ bond over golf at Wrigley Field
Ian Happ grew up around golf. His late father, Keith, was a senior agronomist for the USGA and board member of the First Tee of Pittsburgh, which promotes the game and its values to youth. As a kid, any thoughts of being a pro golfer were fleeting.
14 Sep 2017 - 2:08am - 0 Comments
Odds of a hole in one, albatross, condor and golf's other unlikely shots
When it comes to a hole-in-one, an albatross or, even a condor -- more on that coming , if you don't know what it is -- us golfers know they're all extra special. But just how special are they? Like, what are the odds?
13 Sep 2017 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Sangmoon Bae makes return to golf after 2-year army duty
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Former PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae has put his rifle away and replaced it with his golf clubs to play in his professional tournament in more than two years.
13 Sep 2017 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
Where mulligans came from and 8 more golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
13 Sep 2017 - 10:14am - 0 Comments
9 times an albatross (double eagle) was caught on camera
Whether you call it an "albatross" or a "double eagle" can we just agree that it's an awesome shot to behold? There have been four "2s" on par 5s during the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.
13 Sep 2017 - 9:52am - 0 Comments
Jason Day to use new caddie at BMW Championship
If we've learned anything among the world's best golfers this season, it's that no player/caddie relationship is safe.
13 Sep 2017 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Steve Stricker uses Ryder Cup bonds to bring Presidents Cup team together
Sergio Garcia used a driver, 3-wood, and an iron on the green after breaking his putter in Round 3 of the Dell Technologies Championship. While never advisable on the actual green, PGA Pro Lou Guzzi explains how to putt with a club other than a putter.
12 Sep 2017 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
17-year-old amateur rattles off record-tying nine consecutive birdies, shoots 61
India's Rayhan Thomas, a 17-year-old amateur golfer, tied a record in an Official World Golf Ranking event on Tuesday by recording nine consecutive birdies in Dubai on his way to a 10-under 61.
12 Sep 2017 - 1:42pm - 0 Comments
Golf Dictionary, Glossary and Golf Terms
Marc Leishman led wire-to-wire at BMW Championship for the biggest win of his career. PGA Professional Neil Lockie offers up a key to Leishman's success that every amateur player should remember when playing under pressure or with the lead.
12 Sep 2017 - 11:28am - 0 Comments