Golf Buzz

Ricky Barnes had no problem being a last-minute replacement. Under normal circumstances, Barnes would have spent the early part of the week preparing for the upcoming AT&T National in Philadelphia. But when the LPGA Tour’s Paula Creamer withdrew because of a thumb injury, Barnes was asked to r
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Five players to watch at the FedEx St. Jude Classic
The PGA Tour is in Memphis this week for the St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind -- the final tune up before the second major championship of the year, next week's U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
4 Jun 2014 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
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PGA Tour Grill opens in San Diego airport
Most of us golf travelers are familiar with the PGA Tour Shops that populate various airports across the country. Now, though, they're getting some company – the PGA Tour Grill.
3 Jun 2014 - 10:26pm - 0 Comments
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A special graduation gift courtesy of Arnold Palmer
As of right now, Adam Marcoulier is the clubhouse leader for brother-of-the-year honors. Golf Digest writer John Strege shared the story of Adam Marcoulier's high school graduation gift to his younger brother, 18-year-old Nate of Leominster, Mass., an avid golfer.
3 Jun 2014 - 1:28pm - 0 Comments
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Amateur disqualified from potential U.S. Open spot after signing for incorrect score
This one is going to hurt.
3 Jun 2014 - 9:11am - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson plays Pinehurst No. 2 on U.S. Open scouting trip, gives it thumbs-up
While hundreds of players were trying to qualify their way into the U.S. Open on Monday, Phil Mickelson spent the day checking out the No. 2 Course at Pinehurst.
2 Jun 2014 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments
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Jordan Spieth recreates his famous John Deere Classic bunker shot
Jordan Spieth is at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., today for John Deere Classic Media Day.
2 Jun 2014 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson, Jack Nicklaus possess a similar swing
In case you missed it on Sunday, during the final round of the Memorial CBS on-course reporter, and PGA Professional Peter Kostis, showed viewers a swing comparison between Bubba Watson and Jack Nicklaus. How could he do that? Watson is a lefty and Nicklaus a righty.
2 Jun 2014 - 8:24am - 0 Comments
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Scott Langley saved by the "10-second rule"
What was the old Carly Simon song used for the ketchup commercial? "Anticipation, is making me wait." Scott Langley knows the feeling. 
1 Jun 2014 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
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Did Bubba Watson's ball move? Watch the video and make the call
Did Bubba bump the ball? That's the question PGA Tour officials -- and many fans -- were asking themselves after Bubba Watson lined up with his driver in an effort to putt the ball from the fringe surrounding the 18th green at the Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
1 Jun 2014 - 12:52pm - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson nearly holes out for eagle
This is what makes Phil Mickelson such a "must-watch" player. On Saturday at the Memorial, Lefty nearly holes out a shot on No. 3 from 120 yards away for eagle, leaving the ball just inches from the pin.  
31 May 2014 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
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Amazing golf artwork by artist Tony Harris
In the highly-specialized world of golf landscape painting, Linda Hartough is perhaps the most well-known.
31 May 2014 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler goes cliff diving, lives to tell about it
Golf is just one sport that Rickie Fowler enjoys, and it's also very likely the tamest of his pastimes – he did, after all, come from a background of motocross racing. And recently, he tried out cliff diving.
31 May 2014 - 1:06am - 0 Comments
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Lucy Li and Cheyenne Woods qualify for more big summer events
We've heard a lot about Lucy Li lately, as the 11-year-old phenom qualified her way into the U.S. Women's Open by winning her qualifier by an amazing seven shots.
29 May 2014 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
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Rules for double hitting a golf shot
Many of you may have seen an interesting shot recently on the Champions Tour when John Cook double hit his ball on the 14th hole at Regions Tradition.
29 May 2014 - 11:10am - 0 Comments
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PGA, LPGA join for KPMG Women's PGA Championship
The PGA of America and LPGA will join forces for a new KPMG Women's PGA Championship, announced by PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua and LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan this morning on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive."
29 May 2014 - 7:15am - 0 Comments
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Floating green beckons golfers to make a splash
When many of us see the island green on the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, we get the willies. When Canadian golf lovers Mike Kennedy, Steve Dexter and George Fowler saw it, they got inspired.
28 May 2014 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods officially out of U.S. Open
Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, he announced today on his website.
28 May 2014 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
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Jimmy Fallon gets personalized golf balls, with a twist
"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon has really devoted himself to his golf game this year, and he's even hit a memorable shot or two.
28 May 2014 - 5:23pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Tour winner Russell Henley can play a mean guitar
It's always nice to have something to fall back on. If this golf thing doesn't work out for Russell Henley... well, he might be joining the Dave Matthews Band.
28 May 2014 - 9:00am - 0 Comments