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Long-drive champion smashes watermelon with tee shot
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a world long-drive champion smashed a tee shot into a watermelon? Neither did I. However, having seen this video from the folks at the European Tour, I must admit it's pretty cool.
24 May 2014 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed and wife Justine celebrate birth of daughter
Most of us first became familiar with PGA Tour player Patrick Reed when he won the Wyndham Championship in a playoff last summer with his wife Justine serving as his caddie.
23 May 2014 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Walker hits bird on tee shot at Colonial
Hearing the name "Jimmy Walker" and the word "birdie" in the same sentence is a pretty regular occurrence these days. But on Friday in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, Walker had a different kind of birdie. In other words, he literally hit a birdy.
23 May 2014 - 8:09pm - 0 Comments
Masters champ Bubba Watson nails insane putt on mini-golf course
If there's one thing we've learned about two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson over the last couple of years it's that, aside from being insanely talented, he likes to have fun off the golf course -- lots of it.
23 May 2014 - 9:05am - 0 Comments
Pablo Larrazabal's tricky lie at the BMW Championship
Poor Pablo Larrazabal. The guy can't seem to catch a break lately.
22 May 2014 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Scott Brown makes ace on $1 million hole, two days too early
The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is offering a "Lucky 13/Million Dollar Charity Challenge" for anyone who makes a hole-in-one at No. 13, which Scott Brown did on Thursday. The only problem? The giveaway is only for the two weekend rounds.
22 May 2014 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
You could win the same amount of money Phil Mickelson makes at the U.S. Open
Typically when you demo new golf clubs, you're looking for more consistency and more distance. If you demo Callaway Golf's new Big Bertha clubs from now until June 15 -- the final round of this year's U.S. Open -- you could also be staring at a huge pay day.
22 May 2014 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with knee injury
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- In an effort to be ready for the U.S. Open, Sergio Garcia has withdrawn from the BMW PGA Championship because of an injured left knee.
22 May 2014 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
A map of Michigan, made by tournament volunteers
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21 May 2014 - 8:13pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus's famous Harbor Shores putt
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- The Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid takes place this week at Harbor Shores.
21 May 2014 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
Notah Begay set to return to airwaves after recent heart attack
After suffering a heart attack in April, Notah Begay is ready to return to his analyst role at Golf Channel.
21 May 2014 - 10:43am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy calls off engagement to Caroline Wozniaki
Rory McIlroy has called off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniaki. In a statement released by his management firm on Wednesday, McIlroy explained he, "wasn't ready for all that marriage entails."
21 May 2014 - 9:27am - 0 Comments
Bryan Brothers glow in the dark in their latest golf trick shots
We're starting to run out of superlatives to describe all the trick shots that brothers George and Wesley Bryan have brought us via YouTube over the past couple of months.
20 May 2014 - 8:30pm - 0 Comments
Omaha offers free golf to juniors this summer
The Omaha, Neb., Parks and Recreation Department has an outstanding idea for growing their junior golf program this summer: Let kids 14 and under play free on the city's four nine-hole courses during weekdays.
20 May 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
What happens when lightning strikes a golf flagstick
Why it's important to pay attention to thunderstorm warnings: Here's visual proof of what lightning can do on a golf course.
20 May 2014 - 10:04am - 0 Comments
Nike Air Jordan high-tops for the golf course?
Michael Jordan's iconic Nike Air Jordan high-tops on the golf course? It could be the future, according to Marcus Jordan, Michael Jordan's son.  Marcus posted this photo on Twitter last week:  
20 May 2014 - 8:56am - 0 Comments
Drive, Chip and Putt champ makes U.S. Women's Open field
While watching the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in April, we seemed to be witnessing some future stars in the making. Of course, we didn't think the future would come so fast for at least one champion from that day.
20 May 2014 - 8:31am - 0 Comments
Cyclones end 61-year NCAA championship appearance drought
The last time the Iowa State Cyclones competed as a team in the NCAA Division I men's golf championship, Dwight Eisenhower had just been inaugurated as President of the United States, Mount Everest had still not been conquered, and Ben Hogan was on his way to winning the Masters, U.S.
19 May 2014 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods still unsure on return
Tiger Woods is still unsure of his return to competitive golf. In an interview with the Golf Channel Monday morning, Tiger Woods said any timetable for his return to competitive golf remains unclear.
19 May 2014 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments