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Jack Nicklaus watched the Ryder Cup on his phone at NFL game
NEW YORK -- Jack Nicklaus is considered by many to be the greatest golfer who ever lived. Given his 73 PGA Tour titles, including 18 major championship victories, it'd be hard to argue otherwise.
10 Nov 2016 - 2:05pm - 0 Comments
Paul Levy 'prepared' for new role as PGA of America President
Paul Levy ‘prepared’ for new role as PGA of America President
10 Nov 2016 - 8:41am - 0 Comments
Golf Q&A with Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann
NEW YORK – Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann is in the Big Apple this week for the 100th PGA Annual Meeting after serving two years as an Independent Director on the Association’s Board of Directors, a 21-member committee that manages the Association, interprets the constitutio
9 Nov 2016 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus reveals letter he sent to announce professional status 55 years ago
Can you imagine a professional golf world without the game's winningest major champion of all-time, Mr. Jack Nicklaus?
8 Nov 2016 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
Wild, wacky head covers of the golf course
People like to tell me that the cover you put on your driver doesn't matter. "How many strokes does that take off your scorecard?" they say, "how many putts does it make for you?"
6 Nov 2016 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Things to love about golf in the fall
Fall golf is a double-edged sword, especially for those of us who live in areas that experience all four seasons.
4 Nov 2016 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
Smylie Kaufman startled by fake snake prank
There are many people who love snakes. I, for one, am not one of those people. And, as we recently learned, neither is PGA Tour winner Smylie Kaufman.
4 Nov 2016 - 8:29am - 0 Comments
An inside look at competitive mini golf
A windmill. A clown's mouth. Those are just two things that might immediately jump to mind when you think "mini golf."
3 Nov 2016 - 1:00pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott, Rafa Cabrera-Bello chomp on live bugs
While you were probably sleeping (it's OK. Game 7 went really late), former Masters champion Adam Scott and 2016 European Ryder Cupper Rafa Cabrera-Bello were dining on live, white bugs... ... So here's the video for your nightmares later tonight:  
3 Nov 2016 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
21 go-to excuses for poor golf
As golfers everywhere -- no matter the level of ability -- can attest, bad shots are not our fault. Is there a better sport in which a player can make an excuse for something going wrong than in golf? Didn't think so.
2 Nov 2016 - 10:52am - 0 Comments
Florida Gulf Coast takes three-stroke lead after first round of PGA Jones Cup
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1 Nov 2016 - 4:49pm - 0 Comments
7 golf shots that were doomed before they were struck
If you've played golf -- or watched it -- long enough, you've hit and seen your fair share of great shots. That's what keeps us all coming back, isn't it? Yeah, well this piece is about the complete opposite of that.
1 Nov 2016 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas dresses as Rickie Fowler for Halloween
Does any group of guys on the PGA Tour have more fun than the #SB2K16 boys (Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Smylie Kaufman)?
1 Nov 2016 - 10:02am - 0 Comments
Jonathan Byrd's son pays tribute to the King for Halloween
Jonathan Byrd is a five-time winner on the PGA Tour. At the 2010 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Byrd won with a walk-off hole-in-one.
31 Oct 2016 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
Boo! Stay away from these scary match play foes
When a match play golf tournament bracket is released, competitors and fans scan the names to project potential encounters in later rounds. The masters of match play have earned a reputation that precedes them and should be avoided, if possible.
31 Oct 2016 - 9:20am - 0 Comments
Assistant PGA Professional Championship: Jack Lempke leads after 36
Port St. Lucie, Fla. – Jack Lempke (7-under) of Bent Tree Country Club leads after 36 holes at the 40th National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, which is being played at the Wanamaker Course in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
28 Oct 2016 - 7:01pm - 0 Comments
Texan Barry Gibbons has played 705 rounds (and counting) of golf this year
What is it about Texans and golf records? A guy who lives in Austin part time and Connecticut the other part broke the Guinness World Record for most rounds of golf played walking in a year: 705 as of Thursday and counting.
27 Oct 2016 - 8:33pm - 0 Comments
Assistant PGA Professional Championship: Evan Wartgow leads after first round
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27 Oct 2016 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Watch this eye-popping trick shot
Just when we thought we were over golf tricks shots, here's Taylor Laybourne -- a golf instructor at Davis Park Golf Course in Fruit Heights, Utah -- to reel us right back in.
27 Oct 2016 - 9:58am - 0 Comments