Golf Buzz

On Monday, the solar eclipse happened. People all over the country went outside, at various times depending on their location, to witness the incredibly rare scientific phenomenon. Among those people: Your favorite golfers.
Golden Tee legend Andy Haas to defend title once again
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Spinning that little track ball on video golf is all about the thumbs and wrists, so it's not a shock that Andy Haas has developed a touch of carpel tunnel syndrome from doing it all these years.
6 May 2017 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
Illinois, Northwestern golf teams taking aim at NCAAs at Rich Harvest Farms
Before he took the mound Thursday at Wrigley Field for a ceremonial first pitch, Luke Donald predicted he would feel some pressure. "I grew up playing cricket," Donald said, "where you wanted to bounce it in."
5 May 2017 - 2:11am - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson looked strong in return at Wells Fargo Championship
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Six weeks away from competition didn't keep Dustin Johnson from extending one streak Thursday, with hopes of adding to another.
4 May 2017 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Eagle Pointe providing new challenge for players at Wells Fargo Championship
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- It's a highly unusual occurrence on the PGA Tour when a golf course hosts an event for one year and the players know the tour has never been and may never return to the venue.
4 May 2017 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
Wilmington used to be home to star-studded PGA Tour event
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Though probably only ardent and older golf fans are likely to know or remember, the PGA Tour has been in Wilmington before, and it wasn't just in passing.
4 May 2017 - 11:07am - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson is healthy, rusty and playing again
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson hasn't lost his touch with his wedges.
3 May 2017 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo to try qualifying for US Open
ALEDO, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo's next pursuit of a championship will be in golf. And it's a long shot.
3 May 2017 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
Rough opening tee shot leaves friends in stitches
Have you ever been the first to tee off at an outing of you and your buddies? If you haven't, the pressure can be fairly intimidating. One wrong move and you're the focus of all the jokes for the rest of the day -- and likely much longer.
3 May 2017 - 12:06pm - 0 Comments
Donald Ross-designed Bartow Golf Course honored on Florida Historic Golf Trail
BARTOW -- With nine holes built on a former dairy farm on the east side of town in 1919, Bartow Golf Course ranks as the oldest Polk County course still in existence today.
3 May 2017 - 11:15am - 0 Comments
Golf course lies simulator wins PGA innovation award
Last spring the Lehigh Valley duo of Mark Csencsits and Chris Albright unveiled their unique golf-training device to a curious crowd at Sittler Golf Center near Kutztown.
3 May 2017 - 10:57am - 0 Comments
Davis Love III a popular figure at the Wells Fargo Championship
From retirees to 6-year-olds -- and everyone in between -- Monday's debut of the Wells Fargo Championship turned out to be a near-perfect day.
2 May 2017 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
LPGA will have a fan vote to determine final spot in field for upcoming event
UPDATE: Sharmila Nicollet has won the Twitter vote.
2 May 2017 - 12:20pm - 0 Comments
Charles Robson named General Chair of 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (May 2, 2017) -- The PGA of America announced today that Charles Robson of Garden City, New York, who spent 43 years as executive director of the Metropolitan PGA Section, has been named General Chair of the 2019 PGA Championship.
2 May 2017 - 9:46am - 0 Comments
PGA Junior League Golf expanding in Myrtle Beach and seeking more players
PGA Junior League Golf is expanding in its fourth year in the Myrtle Beach market. The local league for players up to 13 years old is expected to start in mid-June and could increase to eight teams, which would be double the number that participated last year.
2 May 2017 - 7:35am - 0 Comments
That time Miguel Angel Jimenez and Keegan Bradley went at it
Today, May 1, marks the two-year anniversary of something we very rarely see in golf... let alone in a PGA Tour event.
1 May 2017 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
Golfer attempts shot from water, guess what happens next
What's wrong with golfers? All of us?
1 May 2017 - 8:50am - 0 Comments
LPGA player hits hole with chip, ball rolls out into nearby pond
Golf is filled with good breaks and bad breaks. If we're being honest here, you'd be hard-pressed to find a worse break than the one Pornanong Phatlum got during Sunday's final round of the LPGA's Texas Shootout.
30 Apr 2017 - 5:29pm - 0 Comments
Snow wreaks havoc on Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships
The Pac-12 Men's Golf Championships are taking place this week at Boulder Country Club in Boulder, Colo. Or, at least they're trying to. Evidently, no one told Boulder that it's spring time. Snow pounded the area on Saturday suspending Day 2 action.
30 Apr 2017 - 2:43pm - 0 Comments
Two European Tour golfers hit grandstands with shots, end up with eagle putts
In golf, it's often said, "it's better to be lucky than good." Make no mistake about it -- players at the highest level are insanely good. But, it's also nice to occasionally get that stroke of good fortune.
30 Apr 2017 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments