Golf Buzz

Former PGA Champion Padraig Harrington treated for skin cancer
Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington revealed on a radio program in Ireland Friday that he has undergone treatment for skin cancer. Harrington is still listed in the field for next week's Honda Classic at PGA National.
21 Feb 2014 - 10:30am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth hole-out for a halve at Accenture Match Play
At the time of this post, it was still early in the Round 2 match between Jordan Spieth and Thomas Bjorn at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Not early enough, however, for what's sure to be one of the best shots we'll see this week.
20 Feb 2014 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
Ouch! Rory McIlroy shot proves double painful for spectator
If you've spent any time at all watching the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz., since the first time the event was played there in 2009, you've no
20 Feb 2014 - 9:49am - 0 Comments
Science driving adidas Golf Innovations
Color me impressed with the adidas Golf Innovations series. Or at least, the first one (the only one that's been released thus far.)
19 Feb 2014 - 9:34pm - 0 Comments
The Most Interesting Stretching Routine in the World
Some people know him as Miguel Angel Jimenez, one of the most accomplished golfers around. Others refer to him as "The Most Interesting Man in the World" - pretty much an ode to his coolness and resemblence to the the Dos Equis guy in the commercial.
19 Feb 2014 - 5:00pm - 0 Comments
TaylorMade's Speed Police are on patrol
Imagine stepping up to the tee box, getting ready to hit, when suddenly you're tackled by Justin Rose. Or Sergio Garcia. Or Jason Day. Or Dustin Johnson. Or more accurately, a puppet of one of them. Yes, I said puppet.
19 Feb 2014 - 4:44pm - 0 Comments
Ben Crane has an unusual putting technique
Ben Crane has made a great name for himself on (......) and off the course. Crane recently sent out on his Instagram a short video of his latest putting technique. It's a bit unorthodox, hard to copy and probably illegal - but it's fun to watch!  
19 Feb 2014 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson on Ike's Tree
According to 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson, "everyone who as played in the Masters has had a run-in with Ike's Tree."
19 Feb 2014 - 11:45am - 0 Comments
Furman alums try to save golf team from death sentence
Shocked and saddened at the news that Furman University is planning to kill off its storied men's golf program at the end of the school year, a number of prominent alumni have begun exploring ways to
18 Feb 2014 - 4:17pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Olympic hero T.J. Oshie's golf swing featured on 'The Golf Fix'
T.J. Oshie became a household name on Saturday, proving to be the Olympic hockey hero for the United States in a scintillating 3-2 shootout victory over Russia in Sochi during the preliminary round of the Winter Games.
18 Feb 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
Caddies needed for Toby Keith Ben Roethlisberger
18 Feb 2014 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
Ailsa Craig, golf landmark, produces Olympic curling stones
Back in December, we ran a blog post on the Ailsa Craig – that big dome-shaped rock that dominates the Firth of Clyde about 10 miles off the southwestern Scottish coast near Turnberry.
18 Feb 2014 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
This week, the PGA Tour takes a break from the grind of stroke play and moves on to one of the most exciting formats in golf -- match play.
18 Feb 2014 - 10:02am - 0 Comments
Mizuno asks golfers to Play Famously
Oh, the life of the Tour player. The free clubs, the free clothes, being treated like royalty...all because you're pretty good at hitting a golf ball.
17 Feb 2014 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Augusta National loses Eisenhower Tree
Really sad news out of Augusta.
16 Feb 2014 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
Hal Sutton has mild heart attack at Champions Tour event
Hal Sutton suffered a mild heart attack on Friday after withdrawing from the ACE Group Classic in Naples, Fla.   "I had blockage in my heart, so yeah, it was a heart attack," Sutton, the 1983 PGA Championship winner,
16 Feb 2014 - 1:15am - 0 Comments
Fan makes full-court putt to win car at Auburn basketball game
The PGA Tour is out at Riviera this weekend, but the coolest putt anyone made on Saturday came on the court at halftime of the Mississippi State-Auburn basketball game.    Patrick Burch of Birmingham was plucked from the crowd to attempt a full-court p
15 Feb 2014 - 9:57pm - 0 Comments
David Ortiz victimized by exploding golf ball trick
Pitchers and catchers are trickling into their Major League Baseball spring training camps this weekend, so it seems like a good time to share this funny video of one of Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's golf outings over the winter.   Back in Decemb
15 Feb 2014 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk takes roundabout route to hole his chip shot for birdie
You've heard golf announcers talk about "using the backstop" of the green's slope to help a wedge or chip shot roll back closer to the pin?
15 Feb 2014 - 4:52pm - 0 Comments