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2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi demonstrates how hitting a driver can be the right play when you need a low shot to escape trouble.
Your favorite Masters moments
A while back, we reached out to our friends in Facebook Nation and asked the following question:
30 Mar 2017 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson chips in for birdie at Shell Houston Open
Phil Mickelson is at the Shell Houston Open this week to tune up for next week's Masters Tournament.
30 Mar 2017 - 10:46am - 0 Comments
Check out the size of the gator casually roaming a Kiawah Island golf course
Kiawah Island's Ocean Course famously hosted the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 2012 PGA Championship -- the first of Rory McIlroy's two PGA Championship wins to date. The course is also on tap to host the PGA Championship in 2021.
29 Mar 2017 - 8:40am - 0 Comments
Putts always break toward the water, except when they don't. Really.
If you’ve ever played or watched golf, you’ve likely heard that putts break toward the nearest body of water, or away from the mountains. Myth or fact?
28 Mar 2017 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
7 great moments from the last 10 Masters Tournaments played
We're a just a little excited for the season's first major -- The Masters -- to tee off next week in Augusta, Ga. With that in mind, we dug up seven great moments from Masters week at Augusta National over the last decade.
28 Mar 2017 - 7:43am - 0 Comments
Alligator chomps on ball after golfer's errant shot
Why golfers mess with alligators, I'll never know. Just last week, PGA Tour rookie Cody Gribble gave a gator a tail-pat at Bay Hill, sending it into the nearby lake.
26 Mar 2017 - 6:44pm - 0 Comments
Jon Rahm putts ball through the green, makes come-backer for par
Dustin Johnson and 22-year-old Jon Rahm have both impressively marched their way to the finals of the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship.
26 Mar 2017 - 4:51pm - 0 Comments
Hole-in-one equals 1-up lead for Japan's Hideto Tanihara
If you hadn't heard of Japan's Hideto Tanihara before this week's WGC-Dell Match Play Championship at Austin Country Club in Texas, he's making sure you won't forget it.
26 Mar 2017 - 4:20pm - 0 Comments
Jon Rahm smashes 426-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
The 12th tee at Austin Country Club has been more like a launchpad at this week's WGC-Dell Match Play Championship. Players are just absolutely nuking their drives on the par-5 hole.
26 Mar 2017 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia hits terrible drive en route to loss at Match Play
During Day 2 of the Dell Match Play Championship, Sergio Garcia wowed us with his ability to hit driver off the deck.
24 Mar 2017 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
A short week for Rory McIlroy on long road to Masters
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rory McIlroy rarely has played so well and had so little to show for it.
24 Mar 2017 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Lessons learned from Tiger Woods in new book on 1997 Masters
The 1997 Masters Tournament was one of the most important 72 holes of golf played in history. A young Tiger Woods roared onto the scene to become the first black golfer, the first Asian golfer and the youngest golfer ever to win a green jacket.
23 Mar 2017 - 3:16pm - 0 Comments
Ross Fisher hammers 423-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
Two days ago, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson claimed to have hit a 490-yard drive in an Instagram post.
23 Mar 2017 - 1:46pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia's amazing 'driver off the deck' save
If you're anything like me, you probably lick your lips when you see a PGA Tour star preparing to hit a driver off the deck.
23 Mar 2017 - 9:06am - 0 Comments
Jason Day withdraws from Match Play to be with his mother
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defending champion Jason Day tearfully withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after six holes Wednesday so he could be with his mother when she has surgery for lung cancer.
22 Mar 2017 - 8:03pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy launches 410-yard drive
Yesterday, we told you about the whopping 490-yard drive Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson claimed to have hit.
22 Mar 2017 - 1:41pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson going for first sweep of World Golf Championships
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dustin Johnson is one victory away from something not even Tiger Woods has accomplished: a sweep of the four World Golf Championships.
22 Mar 2017 - 10:57am - 0 Comments
'The Rock' (yes, that one) smashes 490-yard drive
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson touts himself as, "The Most Electrifying Man in All of Entertainment/Sports Entertainment." We're not going to disagree. The man is a physical specimen.
21 Mar 2017 - 2:53pm - 0 Comments
Marc Leishman drops 51-foot eagle bomb for Bay Hill lead
Just when all eyes were on Rory McIlroy making a Sunday run in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a steady Marc Leishman jumped in to steal the show. Check out this 51-footer Leishman knocked down for an eagle and sole possession of the lead at 11 under.  
19 Mar 2017 - 5:31pm - 0 Comments