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For the second consecutive year, Maureen 'Mo' Spada of Sunset Beach, N.C., recorded the most golf rounds played in the Carolinas by a female, according to Carolinas Golf Association records. And her 2016 total crushed her mark from 2015.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2016 Dell Match Play: 5 groups to watch
The world's top professionals switch from stroke play to head-to-head competition this week, beginning Wednesday at Austin Country Club in the Dell Match Play Championships.
22 Mar 2016 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
Trick-shot artist Wesley Bryan wins Tour's Louisiana Open
  Wesley Bryan, a 25-year-old former University of South Carolina player, won the Chitimacha Louisiana Open on Sunday.
20 Mar 2016 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
Jason Day pitches in for birdie in final round of Arnold Palmer Invitational
  This is a fairly amazing stat: The last three times that Jason Day has held or shared the 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour, he has gone on to win.
20 Mar 2016 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Rory McIlroy caps final-round 65 with 59-foot birdie putt
The Masters is just three weeks away and Rory McIlroy put on a show Sunday worthy of a green jacket-winning trip around Augusta National. He shot 65 at Bay Hill, including this outstanding 59-foot birdie putt on the final hole. Onions.  
20 Mar 2016 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
Jason Day's putting strong during round 2 of Arnold Palmer Invitational
In case anyone was wondering if Jason Day's putting would continue its lights-out form, he cleared things up rather quickly. Thursday's round included a one-putt barrage on his last 7 holes. And Hhe took the overnight lead with his 6-under 66.
18 Mar 2016 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Something's missing from Jordan Spieth's March Madness bracket
  Like the rest of us, Jordan Spieth has college hoops on the brain today. He even filled out a bracket and shared it on Twitter, with the caption "Bring it on.. #bold.   But oops – the world No. 1 forgot something.
17 Mar 2016 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose knocks in eagle from 112 yards out at Arnold Palmer Invitational
  Justin Rose is English, not Irish, so you wouldn't necessarily think that he'd find a lot of luck on the golf course on St. Patrick's Day.
17 Mar 2016 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
5 players to watch at the Arnold Palmer Invitational
Orlando is the next stop on the Florida swing, and it's Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill that will serve as this week's destination.
16 Mar 2016 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
Jackie Burke can still blast 'em down the range at age 93
  No doubt about it, we were all a little bummed today at the news that Arnold Palmer won't be able to hit a ceremonial tee shot to kick off the Masters next month.
15 Mar 2016 - 8:55pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth, Lexi Thompson relive Junior Ryder Cup memories
Jordan Spieth and Lexi Thompson visited New York on Monday as part of a media blitz for youth golf and the upcoming Drive, Chip and Putt National Championship at Augusta National Golf Club.
14 Mar 2016 - 1:15pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Charl Schwartzel bombs in a birdie from 64 feet
The greens at Innisbrook Resort and Club have been stingy all week, as evidenced by the low scores to par and struggles by even the leading contenders.
13 Mar 2016 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments