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Phil Mickelson hits terrific flop shot
As we all know, Phil Mickelson has a thing for hitting flop shots -- he hit a crazy one just last week in Memphis. Today, Lefty did it again.
12 Jun 2014 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Rumor: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan to attend U.S. Open together
If rumors are true, Pinehurst No. 2 might have some pretty famous spectators on hand for the 114th U.S. Open this week. George Willis, a columnist for the New York Post, tweeted this on Wednesday:  
12 Jun 2014 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
Hybrids, fairway woods important around the greens at Pinehurst
We're only a few hours into the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 and there have already been a number of players electing to use a hybrid or fairway wood near the greens instead of a wedge.
12 Jun 2014 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler pays tribute to Payne Stewart
Golf World Magazine contributor Dave Shedloski (@DaveShedloski) tweeted a cool picture of Rickie Fowler on the practice green this morning ahead of his first round at Pinehurst No. 2 in the U.S. Open.
12 Jun 2014 - 7:17am - 0 Comments
Fathers and sons honored on TaylorMade U.S. Open golf bags
As has become a tradition, the U.S. Open ends on Father's Day again this year. And a few players have decorated their bags to mark the occasion.
11 Jun 2014 - 8:40pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open picks from PGA.com Facebook fans
PGA.com's Facebook nation is rooting for Phil Mickelson to win the U.S. Open Championship this week at storied Pinehurst No. 2.
11 Jun 2014 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the U.S. Open
There's no other golf tournament in the world where mistakes are penalized as badly as they are in a U.S. Open.
11 Jun 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Justin Leonard answers volunteer's cellphone on tees
Justin Leonard was preparing to tee off Monday for a practice round at Pinehurst No. 2 when a volunteer's cellphone rang. Instead of getting angry, Leonard took the call himself. Check out the video here:    
10 Jun 2014 - 2:12pm - 0 Comments
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