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GULLANE, Scotland – On the day after a British Open that will be talked about for years, it was time for Muirfield to return to normal. Workers dismantled the green seats in all the grandstands. Trucks carried out supplies from the tented village.
Matthew Fitzpatrick, U.S. Amateur champ, quits college to return to England
Top-ranked amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick, widely regarded as British golf's hottest prospect, has dropped out of college in the United States to pursue his career back in his native England.    Fitzpatrick, 19, followed the path taken by compatriot L
14 Jan 2014 - 4:35pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson's 'plane putt' makes case for Sports Center Top 10
Former Masters champion Bubba Watson has built a reputation of not taking himself too seriously off the golf course (on it is another matter).
14 Jan 2014 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
John Daly makes hole-in-one, wins a car
If anybody deserves a good break these days, it just might be John Daly.
13 Jan 2014 - 11:14pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Walker, Harris English make Ryder Cup moves at Sony Open
Over the next several months, the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team will really start to take shape.
13 Jan 2014 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Incredible golf shots from last week
Creativity, imagination and execution of a golf shot are a few of the things that separate the world's best players from the rest of us. That was evident over the last four days with these four shots in particular.
13 Jan 2014 - 8:50am - 0 Comments
james hahn joost luiten make double eagles on same day in sony open volvo golf champions
When it rains, it pours. Early on Friday, Joost Luiten of Denmark carded a rare double eagle during the second round of the Volvo Golf Champions in South Africa.
11 Jan 2014 - 12:54am - 0 Comments
Stewart Cink tan line is a real head-scratcher
I am fortunate enough to remain fully follicled, but many of my brethren in the golf media are not so blessed.
10 Jan 2014 - 7:42pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America to make case for 'grandfather period' on anchoring ban
PGA of America President Ted Bishop will have the opportunity to make a case for a "grandfather period" for recreational amateurs when it comes to anchored putters at the USGA Annual Meeting on Feb. 8.
10 Jan 2014 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Joost Luiten makes rare albatross at Volvo Golf Champions
Dutch golfer Joost Luiten might not be a household name in the U.S. And, if he went by his full name -- Willibrordus Adrianus Maria Luiten -- he might never be a household name anywhere.
10 Jan 2014 - 9:18am - 0 Comments
Happy 38th birthday, Ian Poulter
Happy 38th birthday, Ian Poulter.   The ebullient Englishman was born Jan.
10 Jan 2014 - 1:40am - 0 Comments
Paulina Gretzky has a pretty good golf swing
We all know that golf is a great pastime for families.
9 Jan 2014 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie shows off her new putting stance
If you watched any women's golf last year, no doubt you saw Michelle Wie's ''tabletop'' putting stance.
8 Jan 2014 - 7:45pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker tweets golf offer to Vandy coach
As a proud Vanderbilt alum, the last few football seasons have been nothing short of magical. Three bowl games in a row, back-to-back nine-win seasons and back-to-back bowl wins. Remember, this is Vanderbilt! In my four years there, I might have seen nine wins total.
8 Jan 2014 - 6:28pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Jason Dufner's hilarious hike through a Hawaiian rainforest
Jason Dufner loves passion fruit. That's one of the great takeaways from this video of Dufner and wife, Amanda, taking a hike through a Hawaiian rainforest in Maui last week. Check out the clip here:
8 Jan 2014 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
2014 Sony Open in Hawaii | Five players to watch
It's another week in paradise for the PGA Tour with this week's puddle jump from Maui to Oahu for the Sony Open in Hawaii.
8 Jan 2014 - 10:39am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell honored by golf writers for his rapport with golf media
The Golf Writers of America has named former U.S.
7 Jan 2014 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson, Jordan Spieth make early Ryder Cup jumps
Though it's still several months away, it isn't too early to start talking about the 2014 Ryder Cup.
7 Jan 2014 - 7:11pm - 0 Comments
No Sochi for Tiger Woods -- Lindsey Vonn unable to compete
Lindsey Vonn, U.S. gold medalist in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics -- and the significant other of world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods -- announced this morning that she will not be able to compete in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, set to start in February.
7 Jan 2014 - 10:06am - 0 Comments
BCS Champion Florida State makes Jack Nicklaus a proud grandfather
Jack Nicklaus and wife, Barbara -- along with several other family and friends -- were in attendance for last night's BCS National Championship game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., with a very specific rooting interest.
7 Jan 2014 - 8:54am - 0 Comments