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Bubba Watson surprises Drive, Chip and Putt entrants at Augusta
Bubba Watson was watching Sunday morning's telecast of the 2014 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship from his hotel room in Augusta, Ga., when he realized he'd rather be there in person to cheer on the 88 boys and girls competing.
6 Apr 2014 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Happy 38th birthday, Henrik Stenson
Saturday is the 38th birthday of Sweden's Henrik Stenson, who made history last fall when he became the first player ever to win the FedExCup on the PGA Tour and the Race to Dubai on the European Tour in the same season.   Unfortunately for Henrik, it w
5 Apr 2014 - 1:18am - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon chips in from bunker, Mario Batali catches it on video
Just last week, your faithful Golf Buzz entertainment correspondent brought you the scoop on Jimmy Fallon's burgeoning interest in golf.
5 Apr 2014 - 12:44am - 0 Comments
LPGA chief weighs in, Golf Digest responds to comments on Gretzky cover
LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan backed up his players on Friday, issuing a statement that echoed the sentiments of those who criticized Golf Digest for putting Paulina Gretzky on the cover of its May issue.   "Obviously, we're disappointed and fru
4 Apr 2014 - 11:04pm - 0 Comments
LPGA players frustrated by Golf Digest Paulina Gretzky cover
The May cover of Golf Digest featuring Paulina Gretzky -- daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky and the fiancée of golfer Dustin Johnson -- has sparked discussion and concern from a number of players on the LPGA.
4 Apr 2014 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson stars in new SportsCenter commercial with Stanford Tree
SportsCenter commercials are always good, especially those featuring golfers -- like this one where Scott Van Pelt marvels as Arnold Palmer makes himself an "Arnold Palmer" in the ESPN cafeteria.
4 Apr 2014 - 10:28am - 0 Comments
Hilarious video of Kentucky center Dakari Johnson's golf swing
The NCAA men's basketball Final Four is set for this weekend in Arlington, Texas, with UCONN squaring off against Florida, while Wisconsin takes on Kentucky.
3 Apr 2014 - 1:31pm - 0 Comments
Stadler father-son duo first to compete in same Masters
There's a chance we could see the very first father-son pairing for (at least) the first two rounds of the Masters next week.
3 Apr 2014 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner gets PGA Championship victory mementos framed
Jason Dufner and wife Amanda have been busy building a new house down in Alabama.
2 Apr 2014 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Shell Houston Open
This is it, folks. The Shell Houston Open, which begins Thursday at Golf Club of Houston, is the final tune-up before next week's Masters.
2 Apr 2014 - 9:20am - 0 Comments
Meet the Bryan Brothers -- golf's trick-shot artists
We've been fascinated with George Bryan IV and his brother, Wesley, the last few weeks here on PGA.com. The Bryan Brothers are making a name for themselves, along with friend Shaw James, as incredible, golf trick-shot artists.
1 Apr 2014 - 2:19pm - 0 Comments
'Accuracy' the focus in latest Bryan Brothers trick-shot video
The latest "Bryan Brothers" golf trick shot video is unbelievable, as you'll see below.
1 Apr 2014 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods to miss Masters after back surgery
Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday that he will not play in next week's Masters as he heals from "successful microdiscectomy for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him for several months," according to TigerWoods.com
1 Apr 2014 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Man makes two aces in one round
Shadow Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., was the site of a very special, rare occurrence on Friday, March 21.
1 Apr 2014 - 9:10am - 0 Comments
Kris Blanks wins dramatically and eats pragmatically at Chitimacha Louisiana Open
Kris Blanks won the Web.com Tour's Chitimacha Louisiana Open in a three-hole playoff on Sunday, earning a cool $99,000.   So how d
31 Mar 2014 - 1:28am - 0 Comments
Magnolia Lane is all clean and green in time for the Masters
Just a couple months ago, we all marveled over the images of Augusta National in the snow, then fretted over the dam
30 Mar 2014 - 10:46pm - 0 Comments
Handicapping the winner of the 2014 Masters? Good luck!
We’re less than 12 days away from the traditional “grand champions” start to the Masters, and at this point, it’s usually pretty easy to figure out who the favorites might be.
30 Mar 2014 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Steven Bowditch shows his short-game mastery
If you want a perfect illustration of why Steven Bowditch is currently leading the Valero Texas Open, you only need to watch this video.
29 Mar 2014 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon is getting serious about his golf game
For decades, "Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson punctuated his nightly monologue with a pantomimed golf swing. Ironically, Carson came to prefer tennis as his go-to game.
28 Mar 2014 - 8:28pm - 0 Comments