Golf Buzz

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Watch Billy Hurley's slam-dunk ace at Silverado
It was a good news-bad news day Friday for Billy Hurley III at the Frys.com Open. The bad news? He shot a second-round 74 to miss the cut by one stroke. The good news? He made a shot worthy of ESPN's Play of the Day. Watch and listen:  
11 Oct 2014 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
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Stricker set to try shot from stadium scoreboard
Why is Steve Stricker swinging a golf club from on top of a scoreboard at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis. this morning? Check out this tweet:
11 Oct 2014 - 2:05am - 0 Comments
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Nicolas Colsaerts falls inches short of a 59
Golf is a game of inches. Today, no one knows that better than Nicolas Colsaerts.
9 Oct 2014 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Dufner: Major champion, runway model, pizza maker
The last time we saw 2013 PGA Champion Jason Dufner, he was unfortunately forced to withdraw from his title defense in the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla due to bulging discs in his neck.
8 Oct 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
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Five players to watch at the 2014 Frys.com Open
We hope you didn't blink. If you did, you missed the PGA Tour's offseason.
8 Oct 2014 - 8:02am - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy donates $1.6 million to children's cancer facility in Northern Ireland
Rory McIlroy is having a year to remember on the golf course – and he's made it unforgettable for a number of young cancer patients in his native Northern Ireland as well. The world No.
7 Oct 2014 - 10:51pm - 0 Comments
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Two-time cancer survivor, Jarrod Lyle, qualifies for Frys.com Open
If you're a fan of comeback stories -- who isn't? -- here's one that's tough to beat. Australian Jarrod Lyle, a two-time cancer survivor, has Monday-qualified for this week's Frys.com Open at Silverado.
7 Oct 2014 - 1:33pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger puts on his work duds to inspect Bluejack National progress
We're used to seeing Tiger Woods in his blood-red Sunday shirt and dress pants, so it's almost a shock to see him dressed casually in blue jeans and playing in the dirt.
6 Oct 2014 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
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Brandt Snedeker goes skeet-shooting... with a 4-iron
Are you ready to be impressed? Brandt Snedeker just posted a video on Twitter explaining how easy it was to shoot skeet. So, he decided to try something else -- hit the skeet with a 4-iron golf shot:
6 Oct 2014 - 9:04am - 0 Comments
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Watch: Webb Simpson dancing -- we guess -- at a wedding
Elaine Benes has nothing on Webb Simpson when it comes to dance moves.
6 Oct 2014 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy putts ball into daunting St. Andrews 'Road Hole' bunker
The 17th at the Old Course at St. Andrews -- the Road Hole -- is one of the most recognizable holes in all of golf.
6 Oct 2014 - 8:09am - 0 Comments
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Longest usable golf club record falls again
The man who holds the Guinness World Record for most Guinness World Records just couldn't let this one go without a fight.
5 Oct 2014 - 10:41am - 0 Comments
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The Open was original "fall classic"
When it comes to the traditional "Fall Classic," Americans equate that with the World Series, which has been around in its present form since 1903. And most golf fans think of the Open Championship as having a late summer place on the golfing calendar.
4 Oct 2014 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
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Celebrating 250 years of 18 holes
Why are there 18 holes on a regulation golf course? Because on Oct. 4, 1764, the Old Course at St. Andrews was shortened from playing a total of 22 holes to 18, and all courses since have followed that dictum.
4 Oct 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
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Gleneagles greenskeepers show hard work needed for Ryder Cup in video
We all appreciate the work that groundskeepers do to get courses ready for a round of golf, yet we rarely see all their hard work. However, now we have definitive proof that groundskeepers are among the hardest workers in golf.
3 Oct 2014 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
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TaylorMade's 'Nobody's Perfect' commercial a hole-in-one
We're suckers for a great golf commercial... And TaylorMade has just that right now with its "Nobody's Perfect" ad. Check it out:
3 Oct 2014 - 11:12am - 0 Comments
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Oldest PGA Professional, Gus Andreone, going strong at 103
By Bob Denney PGA of America Pay a visit to Palm Aire Country Club in Sarasota, Florida, and you may bump into Gus Andreone, whose impact and charm continue to amaze both members and guests.
3 Oct 2014 - 9:13am - 0 Comments
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Fred Couples celebrates 55th birthday
The king of cool, Fred Couples, turns 55 years old today. Couples, whose lone major win came at the 1992 Masters, turned professional in 1980. Over his many years on the PGA Tour, Couples racked up 15 victories and continues to be an annual contender at the Masters.
3 Oct 2014 - 8:53am - 0 Comments
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Ranger pitcher Derek Holland 'hits' 400-yard shot
Ah, the power of Instagram video. It's amazing what you can pretend to do with it. 
2 Oct 2014 - 4:18pm - 0 Comments