Golf Buzz

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Top players hit flop shots over Phil Mickelson at Scottish Open
As you know by now, the European Tour is in Scotland this week at Royal Aberdeen for the Scottish Open, where Phil Mickelson is the defending champion. Mickelson gets a lot of attention whenever he plays, but this week he's been getting even more attention than usual.
11 Jul 2014 - 8:14am - 0 Comments
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Fan fills in as emergency caddie for John Deere co-leader Brian Harman
Jay Hatch started his day on Thursday watching a little golf at the John Deere Classic.
10 Jul 2014 - 11:31pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Dufner pays tribute to fellow Auburn alum Philip Lutzenkirchen
PGA Champion and Auburn alum Jason Dufner had a special patch added to his golf bag for next week's Open Championship.
10 Jul 2014 - 11:55am - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy crushes 436-yard drive at Scottish Open
Links golf is sometimes referred to as a ground game. And, based on the bounces, understandably so. If you really, really crush a drive that finds the fairway, it can be like pounding a drive on a tarmac.
10 Jul 2014 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson makes birdie from a cart path at Scottish Open
Some might argue that the degree of difficulty of a shot from a cart path isn't all that bad. I'm not one of those people.
10 Jul 2014 - 8:21am - 0 Comments
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James Nitties wins mustache contest with hilarious, frightening creation
James Nitties didn't just enter the annual Mustache Madness contest at the Utah Championship this week. He went all in.   Nitties – who also won the title in 2012 – faced off against 13 of his fellow Web.com Tour challengers.
9 Jul 2014 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
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Jesper Parnevik breaks rib in freak Segway accident
We've all heard of strange sports injuries. Stuff like a pitcher breaking a rib sneezing. A golfer cutting himself while intending to cut a bagel. A kicker in the NFL blowing out a knee after celebrating a successful field goal... the list goes on.
9 Jul 2014 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
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Five players to watch at the 2014 John Deere Classic
The PGA Tour is in Silvis, Ill., this week for the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run.
9 Jul 2014 - 9:41am - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson hits backwards flop shot
There's a video making the rounds on social media this morning of Phil Mickelson playing a flop shot backwards that's pretty amazing.
8 Jul 2014 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
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Factory worker qualifies for Open Championship at Royal Liverpool
When I first stumbled upon this story, I thought for a minute that it had to be a leaked script for a new sports-inspired Disney movie. Turns out the story of John Singleton is, indeed, real life. And it's awesome.
8 Jul 2014 - 9:16am - 0 Comments
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Canadian golf professional Josh Gardner saves man from sinking minivan
Head golf professionals wear many hats. Among their duties? Organize tournaments, give lessons, mentor assistant professionals, run a pro shop -- the list goes on.
8 Jul 2014 - 8:29am - 0 Comments
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Do you know the golf word of the day?
Every day, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary website posts its "word of the day." I'm usually pretty good at knowing them, but I have to admit that I had never heard of today's word.  
7 Jul 2014 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
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Angel Cabrera's PGA instructor Charlie Epps | Q&A
PGA Professional Charlie Epps has watched Angel Cabrera grow from an unpolished caddie in Argentina to a two-time major champion. Epps, who has been working as Cabrera's instructor since 2007, spoke with PGA.com on Monday about his years teaching Cabrera. 
7 Jul 2014 - 3:52pm - 0 Comments
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George McNeill shoots career low score under dire circumstances
In a matter of minutes on Sunday, George McNeill experienced the highest of highs professionally and the lowest of lows personally.
7 Jul 2014 - 8:53am - 0 Comments
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Angel Cabrera holes out for eagle on No. 13 at Greenbrier
Not to be outdone by two hole-in-ones earlier in the day, Angel Cabrera makes magic of his own Sunday at the Greenbrier Classic, holing a 175-yard shot for eagle on No. 13. Watch this shot:  
6 Jul 2014 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
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Pair of aces: McNeill, Cauley make holes-in-one Sunday at Greenbrier
Greenbrier's Old White TPC was the place for a pair of aces in Sunday's final round.
6 Jul 2014 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
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Ian Poulter and son watch F1 at Silverstone
It shouldn't be a surprise that PGA Tour golfers love to follow other sports when they're not on the course. Several got up early Sunday to watch the men's singles final at Wimbledon. Others have shown an interest in the World Cup. And then there's Ian Poulter.
6 Jul 2014 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments
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Oh, so close: Oliver Goss nearly aces No. 18 at Greenbrier
Oliver Goss is a native of Australia, played collegiate golf at Tennessee, was runner-up at the 2013 U.S. Amateur and was the only amateur to make the cut at the 2014 Masters. The 20-year-old turned pro after the 2014 U.S.
5 Jul 2014 - 3:28pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Steve Stricker holes 41-foot boomerang putt
Steve Stricker hasn't decided whether he'll make the trip across the pond for the Open Championship in 10 days. But after dropping a 41-footer for a birdie on the first hole Saturday at Greenbrier, Strick just might have made up his mind.
5 Jul 2014 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments