Golf Buzz

The golf world is a special beast in and of itself, but take that world and put it on social media and you've got a recipe for greatness. With the end of 2017 upon us, we take a look at 17 of the top tweets from golfers this year.  Enjoy:
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Dustin Johnson’s massive tee shot vaults him past Jordan Spieth in Northern Trust playoff
Sometimes, you win with finesse. Other times, power. Sunday was a power day at The Northern Trust. Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth engaged in a spectacular clutch putting battle late in the afternoon; Spieth and DJ sank difficult putts to keep pace on 17 and 18, respectively.
27 Aug 2017 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments
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Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson produce clutch putting display at Northern Trust
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27 Aug 2017 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
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Jordan Spieth surges to 3 shot lead at The Northern Trust
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth put together another back nine filled with birdies and built a three-shot lead going into the final round of The Northern Trust.
26 Aug 2017 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
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John Daly in contention heading into final round at the Made in Denmark
FARSO, Denmark (AP) — John Daly rolled back the years with a 6-under 65 on a day of low scoring at the Made in Denmark tournament to sit three shots off the lead after the third round on Saturday.
26 Aug 2017 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler makes young fan's day, surprises him with weekend tickets to Northern Trust
We all love the stories of professional athletes giving back to young fans, especially those who look up to them. Rickie Fowler provided us with another heart-warming story Friday at The Northern Trust.
26 Aug 2017 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
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Fred Couples healthy, home in Seattle enjoying a strong PGA Tour Champions season
SNOQUALMIE -- When Fred Couples arrived in Seattle late Wednesday night to stay with his longtime buddy, John Bracken, it didn't take long for the conversation to turn to a couple of his favorite topics: the Seahawks and Mariners.
25 Aug 2017 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
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The 13 most difficult holes on the PGA Tour in the 2016-17 regular season
Brandel Chamblee talks about the stance and playing of a ball on a hill with an uphill lie. Middle Atlantic PGA Section Teacher of the Year Joe Plecker instructs to use your upper body on downhill lies and that your head should be ahead of the ball.
25 Aug 2017 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
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Golfer tries jumping over creek, fails miserably
Everyone knows that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. If you're playing golf and there's a creek crossing the fairway, why would you even think of walking all the way back to the cart path to hitch a ride with your buddy?
24 Aug 2017 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson swings righty driver from left side, smashes it 291 yards
PGA Tour players are so talented it just isn't fair. Take Bubba Watson as the latest example. Already widely known as one of the most creative players in the game today, Watson took it to a new level in a video posted to the Golf.com Instagram account on Wednesday.
24 Aug 2017 - 3:03pm - 0 Comments
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European Tour sets up 86-yard par 3 hole, quickly sees two aces
The European Tour is playing in Denmark this week where there's a unique hole-length situation going on.
24 Aug 2017 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
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How golf helps 49ers kicker Robbie Gould play in tough weather
Keep your golf ball low while playing on windy days. Watch great instruction from PGA Professional Billy Ore, who explains the keys to being successful during windy rounds.
24 Aug 2017 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy fighting through injury, wanting to win as FedEx Cup starts
Ten days ago, Rory McIlroy wasn't sure if he was going to play the rest of the year.
24 Aug 2017 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
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What was even par worth on the PGA Tour in the 2016-17 regular season?
At the end of last season, PGA.com contributor Brian Mull put together a piece on a fictional golfer named, "Tom Par."
24 Aug 2017 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
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Key moments of Billy Payne's years as Augusta National chairman
A look at key moments involving Billy Payne during his 11 years as chairman at Augusta National Golf Club: 1989 — Plays Augusta National for the first time as a guest of Charlie Yates.
23 Aug 2017 - 4:02pm - 0 Comments
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Get to know Fred Ridley, Augusta National's next chairman
Fred Ridley, a former U.S. Amateur champion and past president of the U.S. Golf Association, has been elected chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament. Ridley, 65, succeeds outgoing chairman Billy Payne, the club announced Wednesday morning.
23 Aug 2017 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
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Nicolas Colsaerts executes awesome backwards flop shot
Wanna learn how Phil Mickelson hits his flop shot? PGA Professional John Webster explains the key fundamentals to hitting this shot.
23 Aug 2017 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments
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Augusta National chairman Billy Payne announces retirement
Statement from PGA of America President Paul Levy The PGA of America extends its deepest appreciation to Billy Payne for an amazing 11 years as Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club.
23 Aug 2017 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
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9 dream golf homes you can buy when money is no object
Do you love golf and have so much disposable income you don't know what to do with it? First, congrats. We're insanely jealous. Or maybe you are just banking on winning the next $700 million Powerball jackpot that comes around.
23 Aug 2017 - 10:18am - 0 Comments
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9 of the most difficult courses on the PGA Tour this season
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
23 Aug 2017 - 9:17am - 0 Comments