Golf Buzz

CHICAGO -- It's a staff known for going low. Cubs starters lead baseball with a collective 2.34 ERA through Wednesday, and the opposition hits a measly .204 when Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jason Hammel or Kyle Hendricks takes the hill.
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady compares passing motion to golf swing
  With "DeflateGate" firmly pushed into the background, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are putting together another excellent season in the National Football League.
6 Nov 2015 - 4:24pm - 0 Comments
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Release of 'Spectre' reminds us of the time James Bond played golf
    The new James Bond movie, "Spectre," opens today at a theater near you.
6 Nov 2015 - 3:07pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy drops golf ball in water
During the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Friday, Rory McIlroy dropped a ball in the water on the par-5 18th hole. Check it out:
6 Nov 2015 - 8:01am - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy misses a hole-in-one by a hair at HSBC Champions
  What is going on at the HSBC Champions over in Shanghai?   On Thursday, we saw Dustin Johnson miss a hole-in-one by a mere few inches
6 Nov 2015 - 1:37am - 0 Comments
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Brian Davis sinks 48-foot pitch shot for eagle on the first bounce at Sanderson Farms Championship
  Remember last week, when we showed you Scott Brown's hole-in-one at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia?
5 Nov 2015 - 6:32pm - 0 Comments
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Dustin Johnson misses a hole-in-one by inches at HSBC Champions
  We all know Dustin Johnson can smack a golf ball about as far as anyone.
5 Nov 2015 - 2:36am - 0 Comments
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LPGA Tour players might miss next event because of a volcano eruption
  The final stop of the LPGA Tour's annual autumn swing through Asia gets underway Friday, but as of right now the Toto Japan Classic is missing some of its expected starpower.   Four of the LPGA's most prominent players –
5 Nov 2015 - 2:04am - 0 Comments
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2015 WGC-HSBC Champions: Five players to watch
Just four weeks into the 2015-16 PGA Tour season and the first World Golf Championships event is already upon us with this week's HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
4 Nov 2015 - 9:13am - 0 Comments
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Wil Bateman makes one of the coolest gimme putts ever
  You might not be familiar with Wil Bateman yet, but you need to start paying more attention.
3 Nov 2015 - 8:32pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy deals with stomach illness with good humor
  Did you take a close look T.J. Auclair's report about the Drum Ceremony preceding this week's HSBC Champions in Shanghai?
3 Nov 2015 - 6:53pm - 0 Comments
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Man wipes out messing around on GolfBoard
Perhaps you've seen the new rage on golf courses lately, the alternative to golf carts -- GolfBoards.
3 Nov 2015 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments
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Check this out from Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and Henrik Stenson
Sometimes you've got to do weird things to make the sponsors happy.
3 Nov 2015 - 8:41am - 0 Comments
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One Direction singer Niall Horan hits golf balls on break from band
  The superstar boy band One Direction is scheduled to take a year off after its current tour ends, and the group's resident golf fanatic is planning to use some of that downtime to recharge his g
2 Nov 2015 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
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New York Giants punter Brad Wing shows off golf swing after perfect punt
  There weren't many punts in the New York Giants' 52-49 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, but one of them was a beauty.
2 Nov 2015 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Steph Curry chats golf, hoops with Steve Smith on NBA Inside Stuff
It's no secret that NBA Most Valuable Player Steph Curry loves golf. He recently sat down with Steve Smith on NBA Inside Stuff to chat about his golf game, his new daughter and the chances of his Golden State Warriors repeating as NBA champs.
1 Nov 2015 - 8:16am - 0 Comments
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John Peterson hits a 'Happy Gilmore' tee shot on No. 1, shoots 66
After rounds of 80, 74 and 78 at the CIMB Classic, John Peterson was 77th out of the 77 players who played their final rounds Sunday, so why not do something unique for the fans?
1 Nov 2015 - 4:13am - 0 Comments
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Zach Johnson brings Claret Jug to Iowa City
Whatever Zach Johnson had to say during his pre-game pep talk before Iowa's game with Maryland on Saturday in Iowa City worked. That, or a chance for the Hawkeyes to touch the Claret Jug that Johnson brought with him to the stadium as honorary captain.
1 Nov 2015 - 4:00am - 0 Comments
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Scott Piercy makes eagle from the fairway at CIMB in Malaysia
Scott Piercy was already having a pretty good week in Malaysia at the CIMB Classic. Rounds of 62, 69 and 69 have him at 16-under and four shots off the lead. Helping him to that 69 Saturday was this gem of shot on the 358-yard par-4 14th.  
31 Oct 2015 - 3:52pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Tour's Zach Johnson serves as honorary captain at University of Iowa football game
Zach Johnson knows all about pressure situations. He won the 2015 Open Championship in grand style. A playoff. He has a green jacket. He's ranked No. 10 in the world.
30 Oct 2015 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
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