Golf Buzz

Indoor facilities give northern colleges leg up in recruiting
As much of the country shivers away, most of us are watching our golf games wither away. You know who's got real big smiles on their faces, though? The golf coaches at several big Midwestern universities.
6 Dec 2013 - 7:35pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner slips big rock in Keegan Bradley's golf bag
Ever since the 2011 PGA Championship where Keegan Bradley edged Jason Dufner in a playoff at the Atlanta Athletic Club, the two have formed a bond. Like any two alpha males, however, that bond is fostered more by ribbing than anything else.
6 Dec 2013 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
European Tour player plays first hole in sneakers after arriving late
The European Tour is in China this week for the Hong Kong Open. For most who play that tour, it sure is a long way to travel. Therefore, jetlag is no surprise.
5 Dec 2013 - 9:24am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy not big Twitter fans
I don't know about you, but I am a huge Twitter fan. Of course, I use it mostly as a ''town crier''-type news service, and I'm most certainly not one of the best golfers in the world.
4 Dec 2013 - 11:04pm - 0 Comments
Six-year-old golfing rapper has new putting music video
Remember that time at the 1999 Ryder Cup when U.S. Captain Ben Crenshaw pointed his finger and said, "I've got a good feeling about this?"
4 Dec 2013 - 10:57am - 3 Comments
Verne Lundquist says Auburn's win over Alabama on par with Jack Nicklaus' 1986 Masters win
When it comes to great sports moments, few have seen more in person than CBS play-by-play man Verne Lundquist.
4 Dec 2013 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
New Nike Golf ad features Rory McIlroy, soccer star Wayne Rooney
Over the years, Nike Golf has had a knack for creating great golf commercials.
3 Dec 2013 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Fred Couples raises '12th Man' flag at Seahawks-Saints game
Golf and football are just inseparable these days. The latest example: On Monday night, Fred Couples had the honor of raising the ''12th Man'' flag before the Seattle Seahawks' game with the New Orleans Saints on ''Monday Night Football.''
3 Dec 2013 - 12:43am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner wants to see the Auburn-Missouri football game reeeaallly bad
No one was happier than Auburn superalum Jason Dufner after his Tigers shocked the world by knocking off then-No. 1 Alabama on that miraculous last-second field goal runback on Saturday. That victory put Auburn into the SEC title game again against Missouri this coming Saturday.
2 Dec 2013 - 7:46pm - 1 Comments
No dilemma for Jack Nicklaus if OSU meets FSU in BCS Championship
The latest BCS standings have Florida State and Ohio State running No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. Some in the golf world might think this would present a personal dilemma for the great Jack Nicklaus should those two schools meet college football's BCS Championship game.
2 Dec 2013 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
World of golf goes nuts over Auburn-Alabama finish
Golfers, as we all know, are huge sports fans, and a whole bunch of them were tweeting while they watched the incredible end of the Auburn-Alabama game Saturday afternoon.
30 Nov 2013 - 7:56pm - 1 Comments
Ailsa Craig, Scottish golf landmark, for sale
One of the most famous sites in the world of golf is the Ailsa Craig – that big dome-shaped rock that dominates the Firth of Clyde about 10 miles off the southwestern Scottish coast near Turnberry.
30 Nov 2013 - 1:49pm - 1 Comments
TaylorMade Golf Experience takes over Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas
Most golfers who live in or have played in Las Vegas are familiar with the Callaway Golf Center – the popular nine-hole-course/practice facility at the south end of the Strip. On Black Friday, it began a brand-new chapter of its life.
30 Nov 2013 - 12:22am - 1 Comments
Ping Chairman John Solheim joins parents in Arizona Golf Hall of Fame
We're hoping you all are having a great Thanksgiving Week. Someone we know is having a great week is Ping Chairman and CEO John Solheim, who was inducted into the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame on Monday.
27 Nov 2013 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson to return to Scotland for defense of Scottish Open
Admittedly, Phil Mickelson struggled for years to figure out how best to play the demanding links-style golf that's required to contend in the Open Championship.
27 Nov 2013 - 9:42am - 0 Comments
Augusta National to add additional parking lot
The large crowds that flock to Augusta National each April may be getting some help on their treck to the Masters. 
26 Nov 2013 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
The man behind the viral 'Mike's Golf Shop' video ad
We're not ones for overkill, but we just can't get enough of Mike Mixson, owner of Mike's Golf Shop in Chattanooga, Tenn.
25 Nov 2013 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
New England PGA Professional Bob Beach presented 2013 Patriot Award
SAN DIEGO – Bob Beach, PGA head professional at Braintree (Mass.) Municipal Golf Course, who for nearly two decades has been a lead instructor in the New England PGA Section for teaching golf to the physically challenged, has been named recipient of the 2013 Patriot Awar
23 Nov 2013 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Ace and 11 in back-to-back holes for World Cup player Stuart Manley
Talk about your swing of emotions. On Saturday – that's Friday night in the United States – Stuart Manley of Wales experienced one of the most dramatic swings of fortune I've ever heard of in golf.
22 Nov 2013 - 11:31pm - 0 Comments