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PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa -- The South African golf tournament that billed itself as among the richest outside the United States, and a challenger to some of the world's top events, was postponed indefinitely Friday after organizers failed to secure sponsorship.
U.S. Open qualifier calls penalty on himself, five days later
You want a prime example of the "honor code" in professional golf? Check out what Jason Millard did Saturday, just five days before the start of the 2014 U.S. Open.
7 Jun 2014 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
John Daly proves swinging harder isn't better
Swinging harder rarely helps your ball go farther, unless you're trying to hit it farther out of bounds.
7 Jun 2014 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson pulls off another amazing flop shot
Phil was being the Thrill again on Thursday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic – and that meant he executed one of his trademark flop shots. No matter how many times I see him do this, it never ceases to amaze me.
5 Jun 2014 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
PGA officials give Derek Jeter a set of golf clubs
New York City is a special place for The PGA of America, which was founded there in 1916 and has grown into the world's largest sports organization.
4 Jun 2014 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
ESPN 'Nine for IX' short film captures the essence of Payne Stewart
If you've got a little over 12 minutes to spare today, you need to do yourself a favor and watch this "Nine for IX" short directed by ESPN's Hannah Storm, entitled, "Love & Payne."
4 Jun 2014 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the FedEx St. Jude Classic
The PGA Tour is in Memphis this week for the St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind -- the final tune up before the second major championship of the year, next week's U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
4 Jun 2014 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour Grill opens in San Diego airport
Most of us golf travelers are familiar with the PGA Tour Shops that populate various airports across the country. Now, though, they're getting some company – the PGA Tour Grill.
3 Jun 2014 - 10:26pm - 0 Comments
A special graduation gift courtesy of Arnold Palmer
As of right now, Adam Marcoulier is the clubhouse leader for brother-of-the-year honors. Golf Digest writer John Strege shared the story of Adam Marcoulier's high school graduation gift to his younger brother, 18-year-old Nate of Leominster, Mass., an avid golfer.
3 Jun 2014 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
Amateur disqualified from potential U.S. Open spot after signing for incorrect score
This one is going to hurt.
3 Jun 2014 - 9:11am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson plays Pinehurst No. 2 on U.S. Open scouting trip, gives it thumbs-up
While hundreds of players were trying to qualify their way into the U.S. Open on Monday, Phil Mickelson spent the day checking out the No. 2 Course at Pinehurst.
2 Jun 2014 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth recreates his famous John Deere Classic bunker shot
Jordan Spieth is at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., today for John Deere Classic Media Day.
2 Jun 2014 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson, Jack Nicklaus possess a similar swing
In case you missed it on Sunday, during the final round of the Memorial CBS on-course reporter, and PGA Professional Peter Kostis, showed viewers a swing comparison between Bubba Watson and Jack Nicklaus. How could he do that? Watson is a lefty and Nicklaus a righty.
2 Jun 2014 - 8:24am - 0 Comments
Scott Langley saved by the "10-second rule"
What was the old Carly Simon song used for the ketchup commercial? "Anticipation, is making me wait." Scott Langley knows the feeling. 
1 Jun 2014 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Did Bubba Watson's ball move? Watch the video and make the call
Did Bubba bump the ball? That's the question PGA Tour officials -- and many fans -- were asking themselves after Bubba Watson lined up with his driver in an effort to putt the ball from the fringe surrounding the 18th green at the Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
1 Jun 2014 - 12:52pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson nearly holes out for eagle
This is what makes Phil Mickelson such a "must-watch" player. On Saturday at the Memorial, Lefty nearly holes out a shot on No. 3 from 120 yards away for eagle, leaving the ball just inches from the pin.  
31 May 2014 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
Amazing golf artwork by artist Tony Harris
In the highly-specialized world of golf landscape painting, Linda Hartough is perhaps the most well-known.
31 May 2014 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler goes cliff diving, lives to tell about it
Golf is just one sport that Rickie Fowler enjoys, and it's also very likely the tamest of his pastimes – he did, after all, come from a background of motocross racing. And recently, he tried out cliff diving.
31 May 2014 - 1:06am - 0 Comments
Lucy Li and Cheyenne Woods qualify for more big summer events
We've heard a lot about Lucy Li lately, as the 11-year-old phenom qualified her way into the U.S. Women's Open by winning her qualifier by an amazing seven shots.
29 May 2014 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
Rules for double hitting a golf shot
Many of you may have seen an interesting shot recently on the Champions Tour when John Cook double hit his ball on the 14th hole at Regions Tradition.
29 May 2014 - 11:10am - 0 Comments