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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Niall Horan and Justin Rose are writing songs for charity
  Surely one of the big highlights of Masters Week was when One Direction singer Niall Horan, entertainer extraordinaire Justin Timberlake and former U.S. Open champion Justin Rose dropped by the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship finals at Augusta National.
12 Apr 2016 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
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There's a pair of real eaglets on a California golf course
REDDING, Calif. -- Eagle watchers said they have confirmed two baby eaglets have hatched at a bald eagle nest on a golf course in Redding.
12 Apr 2016 - 4:20pm - 0 Comments
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Jack Nicklaus remembers Lee Trevino's "snake" practical joke on April Fool's Day
  It's April Fool's Day, as I'm sure we all are aware of by now.
1 Apr 2016 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
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Syracuse's Jim Boeheim was once the school's golf coach
Legendary Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim's association with the Orangemen goes back more than 50 years, from the time he stepped on campus in 1962 as a freshman.
1 Apr 2016 - 9:47am - 0 Comments
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Abby Wambach jumps into Poppie's Pond at ANA Inspiration
  This week's ANA Inspiration isn't just the LPGA Tour's first major of 2016.
30 Mar 2016 - 7:42pm - 0 Comments
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DeMarcus Ware plays golf on vacation in New Zealand
  After winning the Super Bowl a couple months ago, the Denver Broncos are enjoying a little R&R this offseason.
30 Mar 2016 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson's half-court shot at the Orlando Magic game has to be seen to be believed
  On this week before he returns to Augusta National to try to win his third Masters, Bubba Watson is enjoying a little down time.
29 Mar 2016 - 11:17pm - 0 Comments
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Japanese company will test deliveries of snacks to golfers via drones
  Over in Japan, Rakuten is sort of the equivalent of ecommerce giants like Amazon or China's Alibaba.
29 Mar 2016 - 5:18pm - 0 Comments
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Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler watch Match Play from a boat
So you've been eliminated from the Dell Match Play? What do you do with the rest of your weekend?
27 Mar 2016 - 6:21pm - 0 Comments
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Patrick Reed channels his Ryder Cup 'shush' moment with belt buckle design
It's hard to forget Patrick Reed's brash response to the pro-European crowd at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, when he shushed the crowd after sinking a putt at the seventh hole during his singles match with Henrik Stenson. In case you have, this will jog your memory.
27 Mar 2016 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
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One Direction singer Niall Horan is focusing on his golf game
  Last fall, we brought you the news that Niall Horan of One Direction was planning to spend the band's one-year hiatus honing his golf game.
25 Mar 2016 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
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One of John Daly's Claret Jugs is up for auction
  The Claret Jug, presented to the winner of the Open Championship each summer, is one of the coolest trophies in all of sport.
24 Mar 2016 - 10:07pm - 0 Comments
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Players are chipping in like crazy on Day 2 at Dell Match Play
  Do you know why short irons and wedges are called "scoring clubs?" It's because, if you master them, your scores will greatly improve.    And if you needed any validation of that, you're getting it in the second
24 Mar 2016 - 6:21pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Golf Club's Wanamaker Course receives high rankings
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The PGA Golf Club's Wanamaker Course is moving up in the ratings.
24 Mar 2016 - 1:55am - 0 Comments
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Jason Dufner flexes when he outdrives Rickie Fowler at the Dell Match Play
  One of the more entertaining matches of the first day of the Dell Match Play featured Rickie Fowler and that noted comedian Jason Dufner.
23 Mar 2016 - 6:28pm - 0 Comments
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Teen pilot crash-lands airplane on golf course in Kansas
  So, kids, what did you do over Spring Break?
23 Mar 2016 - 3:36pm - 0 Comments
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San Diego woman, 73, records aces on consecutive days
SAN DIEGO -- Somewhere in San Diego County, a pharmacist is wandering around with no clue about the rare golfing air random playing partner Kathy Odell was breathing.
23 Mar 2016 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
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Duo makes albatross, eagle on same hole
ESTERO, Fla. -- Another week, and another rare occurrence on a Southwest Florida golf course.
23 Mar 2016 - 2:49pm - 0 Comments
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Minnesota's golf vanity license plate effort gets a plug from Tim Herron
Minnesota joined a growing number of states with a vanity golf license plate last summer, and Tim Herron wants golfers in that state to show their love of the game.
23 Mar 2016 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
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