Golf Buzz

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Robert Streb breaks putter, putts with sand wedge
It's not the literal definition of a "sand save," but in Robert Streb's case, his sand wedge might have turned out to be a better putter than his putter.
5 Jul 2015 - 4:09pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson holes out for eagle at Greenbrier Classic
Bubba Watson hasn't had the best day on the greens during the fourth round of the Greenbrier Classic, so he decided to keep his putter in the bag and finish things up with an iron. From 121 yards away. 
5 Jul 2015 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
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Drone's view of the Old Course
Here's something to whet your appetite for the next major championship on the schedule. The Open Championship posted this video on its Twitter feed Sunday of the Old Course at St. Andrews -- from a drone's perspective:  
5 Jul 2015 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
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Pro golfers celebrate 2015 Fourth of July
Golfers from all around the world took to Twitter and Instagram on Saturday to wish America a happy 239th birthday.
4 Jul 2015 - 8:51am - 0 Comments
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Mass. country club has ace spree
CONCORD, Mass. -- Members of a Massachusetts country club are having a remarkable golf season. In the two months since the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord opened for the season, 10 different players ranging in age from 11 to 79 have scored a hole-in-one.
3 Jul 2015 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments
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Paul McGinley joins Twitter
Paul McGinley, the man who led Team Europe to a 16.5-11.5 victory at the 2014 Ryder Cup, has officially joined Twitter.  Using the handle @mcginleygolf, McGinley sent out his first tweet on Friday morning. 
3 Jul 2015 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate Flag on General Lee
  As we've seen in recent days, the controversy over the flying of the Confederate flag has touched many aspects of society, including sports.
3 Jul 2015 - 1:19am - 0 Comments
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Shaquille O'Neal gets redemption at Greenbrier Classic
By now, we've all seen Shaq struggle to hit a golf ball at the Pro-Am portion of the Greenbrier Classic. On Thursday, videos surfaced that helped redeem him. 
2 Jul 2015 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods shows importance of moving past bad hole at Greenbrier Classic
If there was a defining moment in Tiger Woods' first round of the Greenbrier Classic on Thursday, it came on his walk to the seventh hole.
2 Jul 2015 - 2:41pm - 0 Comments
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Update: Fans get $600 for Greenbrier Classic aces
Update: Greenbrier owner Jim Justice is handing out a lot of cash today.
2 Jul 2015 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
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Maine man sinks putt to win $10,000
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. -- Neil Olestrom retired about 21 years ago and played a lot of golf over the period of rest and relaxation. And he's seen his share of 50-foot putts over the years.
2 Jul 2015 - 9:19am - 0 Comments
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Shaquille O'Neal needs a mulligan at Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am
If you think, "Shaquille O'Neal playing in the Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am" sounds funny, wait until you see this swing in this video captured by ESPN.com's Jason Sobel:
1 Jul 2015 - 1:57pm - 0 Comments
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2015 Greenbrier Classic: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour heads to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., this week for the Greenbrier Classic. Much like last week at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., the Greenbrier's Old White Course is another one of those places where players can go crazy low.
1 Jul 2015 - 10:14am - 0 Comments
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Golf and Tim Hortons: What could be better on Canada Day?
Americans are well-aware of the significance of July 4, but to our friends up north, July 1 is a special day. The Dominion of Canada was created by an act of confederation on July 1, 1867. And Canada Day is the celebration of that event.
1 Jul 2015 - 8:21am - 0 Comments
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Golf tracking app for Microsoft Band?
In the market for a new fitness tracker but not sure which one to buy? If you're looking for a golf tracking app, perhaps the Microsoft Band may be the way to go.
30 Jun 2015 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
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Here is the best 'disc golf' shot you'll ever see
I've got to be honest -- I've heard of disc golf, but until today, I had never understood what it actually is, or how it's played.
30 Jun 2015 - 10:21am - 0 Comments
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Danny Lee gives away his driver during the round
Fans at the ballpark can keep foul balls, but for the most part, sports equipment stays in the field of play until the contest is over.
28 Jun 2015 - 5:14pm - 0 Comments
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Neal Lancaster's ace destroys cup at U.S. Senior Open
  When is a hole-in-one more than just a hole-in-one?   When Neal Lancaster destroys the hole beyond repair, that's when.   Lancaster made an ace on the 178-yard par-3 second hole at Del Paso Countr
28 Jun 2015 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson proves fan in gallery wrong with approach shot from rough
After Bubba Watson's drive on the second hole in Sunday's final round of the Travelers Championship landed in heavy rough behind a row of trees, someone in the gallery suggested loudly that Watson ought to hit a low 4-iron under the branches.
28 Jun 2015 - 2:39pm - 0 Comments