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Check out Rory McIlroy's eagle on No. 16 at TPC Sawgrass
Fresh off a win last week in the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship at TPC Harding Park, it looks like Rory McIlroy has carried that momentum into this week's Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass early on.
7 May 2015 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
Chesson Hadley, playing giddy fan, scores Bubba Watson's autograph
Chesson Hadley is sneakily becoming one of the funniest guys on the PGA Tour. During PGA Championship week last year, The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon handed out PGA Tour Superlatives. You can see the video below.
7 May 2015 - 9:40am - 0 Comments
Jessica Korda hangs with Taylor Swift in Japan
  LPGA Tour player Jessica Korda found herself in Japan a few days ago, when she noticed that Taylor Swift was playing a concert there. So Jess hit Taylor up on Twitter:  
6 May 2015 - 11:08pm - 0 Comments
2015 Players Championship: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is home this week -- TPC Sawgrass, the Tour's headquarters -- for the Players Championship.
6 May 2015 - 8:25am - 0 Comments
Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father's death
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life.
5 May 2015 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
French Lick boasts colorful history
  French Lick is a tiny town in Southern Indiana, known best to many as the home of basketball superstar Larry Bird, who led the Boston Celtics to three championships in the 1980s.
4 May 2015 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
Gary Woodland plunks tree, ball returns to his feet
In case you missed it on Sunday, Gary Woodland hit the kind of shot in the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship final against Rory McIlroy that we can all relate to.
4 May 2015 - 8:40am - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus' grandson drafted by Buffalo Bills
If Jack and Barbara Nicklaus want to continue to follow their grandson's football exploits, they'd better bundle up. Nick O'Leary was drafted in the sixth round by the Buffalo Bills.  
3 May 2015 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood gets to Las Vegas in time for fight, Rory McIlroy does not
Tickets to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas? Priceless. Or pricey. Having to watch it instead from the TPC Harding Park media center? Disappointing, to say the least.
3 May 2015 - 12:23pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Rory McIlroy holes out from bunker at Match Play
Who needs a sand save statistic when you can do this instead?
2 May 2015 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed uses putter as baseball bat after missed putt
Nobody likes to miss a short putt -- especially the pros. "Short putt" standards for the pros are a little longer than the rest of us.
1 May 2015 - 12:37pm - 0 Comments
Is this the best golf ball juggling video ever made?
The most famous golf ball juggling act -- hands down -- came courtesy of that Tiger Woods Nike commercial from years ago, which you can see here.
1 May 2015 - 8:51am - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko's caddie climbs tree to retrieve her ball
  Earlier this week, Lydia Ko announced that she would donate her winnings from the North Texas Shootout to the earthquake victims in Nepal.
30 Apr 2015 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
Orioles announcer uses 'Masters voice' at empty Camden Yards
In case you missed it on Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles played the Chicago White Sox in an empty Camden Yards. Because of the riots in the Charm City, the game was played with no fans allowed. It was a first for Major League Baseball.
30 Apr 2015 - 9:02am - 0 Comments
Ben Martin makes hole-in-one at Cadillac Match Play
  Ben Martin walked up to the tee box on the 17th hole at Harding Park all square with Matt Kuchar in their first-round match at the Cadillac Match Play Championship. He walked off the tee box 1 up.   How, you ask?
29 Apr 2015 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
Calvin Peete, winner of 12 PGA Tour events, dies
ATLANTA (AP) — Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning, the PGA Tour said. He was 71. 
29 Apr 2015 - 4:37pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America, Kiawah Island Resort to announce major golf news
On Friday, May 1, at 10 a.m., the PGA of America will pay a visit to Kiawah Island Resort in South Carolina to make a major golf announcement. You can follow the announcement live, right here on
29 Apr 2015 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods announces summer schedule
Tiger Woods took to Twitter Wednesday morning to announce his schedule for the summer. Based on the tweet, his game seems to be in shape, as he'll be playing quite a bit:
29 Apr 2015 - 10:18am - 0 Comments
Is this the most hilarious golf commercial of all time?
As I'm prone to do during a late-night feeding for my 1-year-old son, I had the iPhone in hand last night scrolling through my Facebook timeline, while he sucked down a bottle while rocking in my lap.
29 Apr 2015 - 9:43am - 0 Comments