Golf Buzz

OPELIKA, Ala. — Jim Furyk would ordinarily be playing in the Open Championship this week.
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Watch Jordan Spieth flub chip, still make par at The Players
You hit a great drive and then leave your approach shot a little short. We've all been there thinking, "just a simple chip and a putt and I'll walk out of here with a par." 
12 May 2017 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy to undergo another MRI for back injury
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As if the TPC Sawgrass isn't enough of a challenge, Rory McIlroy is dealing with another dose of back pain at The Players Championship and will have it tested at the end of the week.
12 May 2017 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments
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No practice round? No problem for Phil Mickelson at The Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Phil Mickelson first competed in The Players Championship as a senior at Arizona State in 1992, the year before Justin Thomas, Daniel Berger and Jordan Spieth were even born.
12 May 2017 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
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Players with most holes in one on PGA Tour
Robert Allenby and Hal Sutton with 10 aces currently share the lead for most hole in ones in PGA Tour play, based on information provided in the 2016-2017 PGA Tour media guide: Here's the complete list:
12 May 2017 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
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Following ace, Sergio Garcia gets lucky bounce on 17 at The Players
In case you missed it, Sergio Garcia hit an incredible ace on the 17th during the first round of The Players (You can watch that here).
12 May 2017 - 11:11am - 0 Comments
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Dustin Johnson holes out to save birdie at The Players
When you're the No. 1-ranked player in the world, sometimes things just work out for you.
12 May 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
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Gigantic snake slithers across South African golf course
There are many reasons you should take a golf club with you when you dive into the woods to search for your golf ball.  But not sure there's a golf club big enough that would protect you if you came across this snake that we guess measures in at about 18 feet.
12 May 2017 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
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Sergio Garcia aces iconic 17th hole at The Players
It's good to be Sergio Garcia right now. The Master Champion wasn't having the best of opening rounds to start The Players, but quickly turned things around with a birdie on 16 to get to 3-over on the day and then, this incredible shot on the 17th for an ace.
11 May 2017 - 6:54pm - 0 Comments
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No shoes, no socks, no problem for latest PGA Tour Champions winner John Daly
Just days after winning for the first time since 2004, John Daly was down in Texas taking part in the annual Dallas Cowboys golf tournament on Wednesday at Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine.
11 May 2017 - 2:12pm - 0 Comments
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Caddie throws golf ball from tee and reaches 17th green at TPC Sawgrass
Every Wednesday of Players Championship week, the caddies get to take their crack at the famous par-3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.
11 May 2017 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
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The famous Fred Couples hole-in-three at the Players Championship
Today's first round of the Players Championship marks the 18th anniversary of one of the craziest pars you'll ever see.
11 May 2017 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
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Sergio Garcia still buzzing over his Masters title ahead of Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sergio Garcia, finally a major champion, already wants to change his equipment. It's a tiny change, and a most appropriate one.
10 May 2017 - 5:44pm - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler aces island-green 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass
Sure. It's only a practice round, but any time you can say you aced the par-3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, that's pretty special. And, it's precisely what 2015 Players Champion Rickie Fowler did on Wednesday.
10 May 2017 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
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What happened to FootJoy’s hilarious 'Sign Boy' character?
If you’re an avid golf fan of a certain age, the “Immature Cheese” voice from Cheez-It commercials might sound familiar. Give a listen:
10 May 2017 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
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Dustin Johnson king of keeping his cool on the golf course
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — During his march to victory in the Dell Technologies Match Play, Dustin Johnson at times looked as though he had no pulse. Not true.
9 May 2017 - 6:21pm - 0 Comments
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Hail wreaks havoc on Denver area golf course
Mother Nature can be cruel at times. On Monday, a prestigious Denver area course designed by the legendary Donald Ross, was pounded by a hail storm that caused serious damage to Lakewood Country Club.
9 May 2017 - 12:43pm - 0 Comments
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Tony Romo flashes golf skills, but falls short in US Open bid
ALEDO -- Tony Romo failed to make it through local qualifying for this year's U.S. Open on Monday afternoon.
9 May 2017 - 11:46am - 0 Comments
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Jason Day threads the needle with wicked golf shot
Jason Day will be at TPC Sawgrass this week to defend his title in the Players Championship. The former world No. 1 -- currently No. 3 -- hasn't teed it up since missing the cut with teammate Rickie Fowler at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
9 May 2017 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
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Mike Keiser's Sand Valley golf course in Wisconsin is a product of big dreams
Just as that mysterious voice inspired the farmer by whispering across cornfields, Mike Keiser has created something seemingly illogical -- a growing collection of minimalist, walking-only courses in the most far-flung destinations -- and golfers have come.
9 May 2017 - 8:51am - 0 Comments