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Lightning strikes 13th green at Minnesota golf course
Electricity and golf don't mix. The latest example comes from Stonebrooke Golf Club in Shakopee, Minn. On Monday night, the club's 13th green -- 13th, imagine that -- was struck by a bolt of lightning that sure left a mark.
18 May 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
Watch all final-round shots that found the water on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass in The Players
The world's best golfers are so much better than the rest of us that it almost isn't fair. The raw talent is amazing, but of course they also put in hours and hours and hours honing their skills.
18 May 2017 - 8:36am - 0 Comments
College golfer strips down, attempts to retrieve ball he accidentally dropped in water
The Rules of Golf can be something else, man. Jacksonville University senior David Wicks learned that the hard way on Wednesday at the Baton Rouge Regional, when his team punched its ticket to the NCAA Championships for the first time in school history.
17 May 2017 - 10:23pm - 0 Comments
Final week for many golfers to avoid US Open qualifying
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn't likely to be many surprises unless someone not already eligible wins or finishes second in the AT&T Byron Nelson.
17 May 2017 - 12:35pm - 0 Comments
Stephen Curry could consider golf career after basketball
Stephen Curry is a renowned golf fan as well as a superstar NBA player. So it's little wonder the Warriors guard did not dismiss the idea that he could start a golf career after he is done with basketball.
17 May 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
2017 KPMG PGA Championship Media Day
Brooke Henderson and Stacy Lewis visited Olympia Fields, Illinois, site of the 2017 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
17 May 2017 - 10:39am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth to be featured on Wheaties box
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth is joining the long list of athletes to be depicted on a Wheaties cereal box.
17 May 2017 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
Alfonso Ribeiro makes an ace, busts out in 'Carlton dance'
Alfonso Ribeiro is playing the Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am this week. During a practice round on Tuesday, the former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star who played "Carlton" made a hole in one.
16 May 2017 - 3:14pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson goes skydiving for first time at age 67
Tom Watson ... skydiver. About two weeks ago, golfing legend Tom Watson took to the air and at age 67 experienced his first parachute jump. "It was a blast," Watson said. "It's something you ought to do."
16 May 2017 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson to play in FedEx St. Jude Classic
The FedEx St. Jude Classic announced Monday afternoon that Mickelson committed to play in next month's tournament for the fifth-straight year.
16 May 2017 - 11:08am - 0 Comments
Condoleezza Rice, others paying it forward at KPMG Women's PGA Championship
NEW YORK -- More than half of all management, professional and related occupations are held by women, yet women account for only five percent of the CEOs of S&P 500 companies today.
16 May 2017 - 8:24am - 0 Comments
VIDEO: Rafa Cabrera Bello makes albatross at par-5 16th hole
Rafa Cabrello Bello hit a golf shot he'll never forget on Sunday. Playing the par-5 16th hole at TPC Sawgrass in the final round of the Players Championship, the Spaniard holes his second shot from 181 yards for an albatross.
14 May 2017 - 5:53pm - 0 Comments
VIDEO: Yuta Ikeda hits railroad tie behind 17th green, ball bounces backwards onto green
Just when you think you've see it all on the par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass, along comes Yuta Ikeda. Playing just 129 yards on Sunday, Ikeda hit a beauty. However, it took a big bounce on the firm green and looked doomed for the drink.
14 May 2017 - 5:35pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Louis Oosthuizen back in the mix after holing long eagle putt
Just when it looked as if 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen was beginning to slip away in the final round of the Players Championship on Sunday, he went ahead and nailed a long eagle putt at the par-5 11th to soar back into contention:
14 May 2017 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy chips in for dazzling par on 14th hole at TPC Sawgrass
In his first start as a married man, Rory McIlroy has shown signs of rust -- and has admitted to playing through an ailing back -- at the Players Championship.
14 May 2017 - 4:36pm - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter stays near top of Players leaderboard with fantastic par save on No. 9
When Ian Poulter reached the par-5 ninth hole at TPC Sawgrass in the final round of the Players Championship on Sunday, he had gone 36 consecutive holes without a bogey... an incredible feat on the difficult Peter Dye course.
14 May 2017 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
You've got to see how Dustin Johnson played the par-4 12th hole at TPC Sawgrass
Aside from the par-3 17th, the short, par-4 12th has been the most talked about hole at TPC Sawgrass this week during the Players Championship.
14 May 2017 - 1:26pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits 'rip draw sand wedge' to near perfection on 17 at TPC Sawgrass
While discussing how to approach his tee shot at the daunting par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass in the final round of the Players Championship on Sunday, Phil Mickelson told his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay that he wanted to play a "rip draw sand wedge" into the back-right hole locat
14 May 2017 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
Billy Hurley III cans 50-footer for birdie
Billy Hurley III isn't going to win the 2017 Players Championship, but the birdie he made on the par-4 12th hole in Sunday's final round will certainly give him something to smile about.
14 May 2017 - 12:14pm - 0 Comments