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Pinehurst No. 2: Insider's take
PGA.com spoke with Eric Alpenfels, Director of Golf Instruction at
10 Jun 2014 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
Using Instagram and social media to market your golf course
PGA.com has been publishing Instagram photos of golf courses for a few months and it's proven to be a crowd pleaser.
10 Jun 2014 - 9:08am - 0 Comments
Carly Booth ends workout with eye-popping feat of strength
The other day, I shared an Instagram video from Scottish golfer Carly Booth, in which she hit an amazing flop shot over the head of a man standing only a few feet in front of her. 
9 Jun 2014 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez dances after holing out for eagle
By now, we all know that Miguel Angel Jimenez is the most interesting man in golf.
9 Jun 2014 - 9:45am - 0 Comments
What winning the U.S. Open could mean for Phil Mickelson
With the full understanding that it's nearly impossible to make you feel bad for a guy who has won 42 times on the PGA Tour, including five majors, has a loving family and a permanent smile, I'd like to make a case for Phil Mickelson.
9 Jun 2014 - 8:52am - 0 Comments
FedEx delivers golf pros to Pinehurst
When you absolutely, positively have to get to Pinehurst, N.C., overnight, why not hop on a FedEx plane?
8 Jun 2014 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Can you chip or putt between holes?
After you've finished a hole during a normal round of golf, are you allowed to drop the ball on the green and putt it again for practice? While waiting on the tee for the fairway ahead to clear, can you hit short chips to pass the time?
8 Jun 2014 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Brad Fritsch wades in the water to save par
Brad Fritsch knew he needed an eagle on the 18th hole Saturday to make the cut at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. But there was a problem.
8 Jun 2014 - 9:48am - 0 Comments
Carly Booth hits a flop shot that even Phil Mickelson would admire
Many golf fans became aware of Carly Booth when she appeared wearing not a whole lot in the 2013 "Bodies We Want" edition of ESPN the Magazine, but the 21-year-old Scot has been an accomplished golfer for a
8 Jun 2014 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open qualifier calls penalty on himself, five days later
You want a prime example of the "honor code" in professional golf? Check out what Jason Millard did Saturday, just five days before the start of the 2014 U.S. Open.
7 Jun 2014 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
John Daly proves swinging harder isn't better
Swinging harder rarely helps your ball go farther, unless you're trying to hit it farther out of bounds.
7 Jun 2014 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson pulls off another amazing flop shot
Phil was being the Thrill again on Thursday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic – and that meant he executed one of his trademark flop shots. No matter how many times I see him do this, it never ceases to amaze me.
5 Jun 2014 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
PGA officials give Derek Jeter a set of golf clubs
New York City is a special place for The PGA of America, which was founded there in 1916 and has grown into the world's largest sports organization.
4 Jun 2014 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
ESPN 'Nine for IX' short film captures the essence of Payne Stewart
If you've got a little over 12 minutes to spare today, you need to do yourself a favor and watch this "Nine for IX" short directed by ESPN's Hannah Storm, entitled, "Love & Payne."
4 Jun 2014 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the FedEx St. Jude Classic
The PGA Tour is in Memphis this week for the St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind -- the final tune up before the second major championship of the year, next week's U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
4 Jun 2014 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour Grill opens in San Diego airport
Most of us golf travelers are familiar with the PGA Tour Shops that populate various airports across the country. Now, though, they're getting some company – the PGA Tour Grill.
3 Jun 2014 - 10:26pm - 0 Comments
A special graduation gift courtesy of Arnold Palmer
As of right now, Adam Marcoulier is the clubhouse leader for brother-of-the-year honors. Golf Digest writer John Strege shared the story of Adam Marcoulier's high school graduation gift to his younger brother, 18-year-old Nate of Leominster, Mass., an avid golfer.
3 Jun 2014 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
Amateur disqualified from potential U.S. Open spot after signing for incorrect score
This one is going to hurt.
3 Jun 2014 - 9:11am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson plays Pinehurst No. 2 on U.S. Open scouting trip, gives it thumbs-up
While hundreds of players were trying to qualify their way into the U.S. Open on Monday, Phil Mickelson spent the day checking out the No. 2 Course at Pinehurst.
2 Jun 2014 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments