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Story behind Boo Weekley's famous Ryder Cup bull ride
One of the most memorable moments from the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla in Louisville, Ky., came on the first tee in Sunday singles. That's when, after pounding a drive down the middle, Boo Weekley channeled his inner Happy Gilmore and "rode the bull" off the tee.
29 Apr 2014 - 10:15am - 0 Comments
Golf Channel analyst Notah Begay recovering from heart attack
GolfChannel.com is reporting this morning that analyst Notah Begay III is recovering from a heart attack.
29 Apr 2014 - 9:16am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour pro pushes alligator into water
In case you missed it on Friday, PGA Tour player John Peterson clearly is not afraid of alligators.
28 Apr 2014 - 10:13am - 0 Comments
The A-B-Cs of golf etiquette, hip-hop version
One of the biggest complaints golfers have is the lack of golf etiquette. Whether it's not repairing ball marks, replacing divots or just slow play, golf etiquette is important.
27 Apr 2014 - 10:07am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson throws out first pitch at Pensacola Blue Wahoos game again
In the last couple of days, we've seen golfers from Cheyenne Woods and Lexi Thompson to
26 Apr 2014 - 11:40pm - 0 Comments
LPGA stars headline Golf Night at San Francisco Giants game
The San Francisco Giants only played one game Friday, but several of the LPGA Tour's biggest stars took part in a doubleheader.
26 Apr 2014 - 12:52am - 0 Comments
Could Sergio Garcia nephew become the next Bubba Watson?
This photo that Sergio Garcia posted on Twitter on Friday was the best one I saw all day. Sergio is obviously working hard on his swing – and so is his little nephew.
25 Apr 2014 - 11:59pm - 0 Comments
Warning: Check this out only if you have time to kill
While at work and the boss isn't looking, most of us will take a minute to surf the Internet in seach of fun and interesting sites. Beware: If you go to this one, you could spend hours perusing all the fun, interesting and just plain wacky golf videos.
25 Apr 2014 - 1:06pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon and Cameron Diaz play roller golf on Tonight Show
Jimmy Fallon is rapidly becoming a Golf Buzz favorite, and why not?
24 Apr 2014 - 11:55pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko makes Time 100 Most Influential list
Lydia Ko had an interesting day on Thursday. She turned 17, and shot a 68 at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic near San Francisco to sit tied for second after the first round.
24 Apr 2014 - 11:14pm - 0 Comments
Sr. PGA Champ Kohki Idoki hits shot from ninth floor of hotel
"Nervous" doesn't even begin to describe just how nervous 2013 Senior PGA Champion Kohki Idoki was on Thursday afternoon.
24 Apr 2014 - 4:21pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Rickie Fowler gets a stunt plane ride
Rickie Fowler is a self-professed daredevil by trade. He loves active sports -- as evidenced by his short-lived motocross career (which ended after he broke his foot in three places at age 15.) And he'd like to get into racing cars when his golf career winds down.
24 Apr 2014 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Birthday greetings to Lee Westwood, Lydia Ko, Jonas Blixt and Jason Bohn
April 24 is remembered in part as the day of the creation of the Library of Congress, the opening of the Woolworth Building skyscraper in New York, the knighting of Winston Churchill and the birthdate of Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog.
24 Apr 2014 - 10:26am - 0 Comments
Unusual hazard at China Open: Snakes
Indiana Jones would not be amused. According to the FootJoy Europe Twitter account, there's an unusual hazard at this week's European Tour stop: 
24 Apr 2014 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
Cheyenne Woods throws out first pitch at Tampa Bay Rays game
The Symetra Tour is in the Tampa Bay area this week, and several of the players took advantage of the chance to attend the Minnesota Twins-Tampa Bay Rays game on Wednesday night.
23 Apr 2014 - 10:02pm - 0 Comments
Kuchar latest to get the Tom Watson seal of Ryder Cup approval
First, Bubba Watson. Now, Matt Kuchar. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson tweeted his seal of approval after Kuchar's amazing hole-out from the bunker to win last weekend's RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links. 
23 Apr 2014 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Zurich Classic of New Orleans
It typically takes a score in the mid-to-high teens under par or better to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, which starts Thursday at TPC Louisiana. Defending champ Billy Horschel was victorious in 2013 with a score of 20-under par.
23 Apr 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson speaks at Georgia student athlete banquet
Monday was a big day in the Bubba Watson camp. His caddie, Ted Scott, spent the day trying to play his way into the Zurich Classic over in New Orleans.
22 Apr 2014 - 7:57pm - 0 Comments
Florida golf coach Buddy Alexander retiring at end of season
Buddy Alexander, the men's golf coach at the University of Florida for 27 seasons, will retire at the end of the current campaign, he said on Tuesday.
22 Apr 2014 - 3:39pm - 0 Comments