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According to the National Hole-in-One Registry, the odds of two amateur golfers getting aces on the same hole at the same golf course on the same day are about 17 million-to-1. Maybe it's time to move the pin the 17th hole at Tamarack Golf Course in Shiloh, Illinois.
Arnold Palmer's first golf course for sale
Indian Lake Golf Club, the first 18-hole golf course ever designed by golf legend and western Pennsylvania native Arnold Palmer, has been put up for sale, the club's board of directors announced Wednesday.
13 Jan 2017 - 2:58pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth, Smylie Kaufman go on Hawaiian adventure
HONOLULU — The fishing didn't quite work out for Jordan Spieth and Smylie Kaufman. The kayak wasn't much better. Not long after Spieth watched good friend Justin Thomas shoot 59 at the Sony Open, he decided to join Kaufman for an island adventure.
13 Jan 2017 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
A double chip-in trick shot? Yes and it's amazing
It's as if every time we swear we're done with trick shots, someone does something outrageous to suck us right back in.
9 Jan 2017 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Masters invitation is a dream realized for European Ryder Cupper Thomas Pieters
Outside of a trophy for winning a major championship or a PGA Tour event, there's probably no more coveted "item" for a golfer to receive than an invitation to play in the Masters Tournament.
9 Jan 2017 - 11:01am - 0 Comments
Survival of the fittest in first round of Tour Bahamas tournament
Pro golf, man. All those men and women do is chase the sun, right? Tell that to the guys on the Tour, in the Bahamas this week for the season-opening The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, running Sunday-Wednesday.
9 Jan 2017 - 9:08am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth avoids bogeys, shoots 65 in final round at Kapalua
It was quite a week for Jordan Spieth. On one hand, he was a walking birdie machine pouring in 26 plus one eagle.
8 Jan 2017 - 6:01pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour commissioner considering LPGA joint event in Hawaii
The possibility of a joint PGA/LPGA event has been passed around and talked about quite a bit in recent months.
8 Jan 2017 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy 'resents' Olympics, discusses relationship with Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus
It appears that while Zika might have been a contributing factor to Rory McIlroy's decision to skip the return of golf to the Olympic Games in Rio, his decision also hinged on the fact he h
8 Jan 2017 - 2:28pm - 0 Comments
New trailer for golf movie 'Tommy's Honour' released
It has been a few years since a golf film has hit the big screen, but 2017 brings a film that takes us back to the beginnings of the game.
7 Jan 2017 - 4:51pm - 0 Comments
Ben Hogan returned to golf from near-fatal car accident 67 years ago today
Today marks a special anniversary in the annals of golf history. On this day 67 years ago -- Jan. 6, 1950 -- Ben Hogan returned to competitive golf at the Los Angeles Open, 11 months after a near-fatal car accident.
6 Jan 2017 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Davis Love III sidelined after snowboarding injury
Davis Love III, who captained Ryder Cup USA to victory at Hazeltine in October -- the team's first victory in the event since 2008 -- is expected to miss up to 12 weeks of action due to injury.
6 Jan 2017 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
5 underrated golfers to watch out for in 2017
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and more. They're the stars of the PGA Tour and, understandably as well as deservingly, steal most of the headlines. But, the Tour is pretty darned deep.
4 Jan 2017 - 5:46pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods will play Torrey Pines
Back in December, Tiger Woods announced he would be teeing it up in the Genesis Open at Riviera this February. As it turns out, that won't be his first PGA Tour start since a tie for 10th at the 2015 Wyndham Championship.
4 Jan 2017 - 5:26pm - 0 Comments
No. 18 at Kapalua could be one of the most fun holes in golf
One of the wildest holes in golf will be on display this week at Kapalua's Plantation Course, home of the PGA Tour's SBS Tournament of Champions. The hole we're talking about? The rollercoaster that is the 663-yard, par-5 18th.
4 Jan 2017 - 2:31pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth headline marquee groups at Kapalua
After a month-and-a-half long layoff, the PGA Tour's 2016-17 schedule resumes this week in paradise -- the Plantation Course at Kapalua Resort on the Hawaiian island of Maui -- for the SBS Tournament of Champions.
4 Jan 2017 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments
Jason Day signs multi-year apparel deal with Nike
A new year has brought new equipment for two of the top players in golf. On Saturday, it was reported that Rory McIlroy will move away from his Nike equipment beginning this month.
2 Jan 2017 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
Why 2017 will be the year you hit a hole-in-one
Some golfers spend their whole golfing lives waiting for that moment they get their first hole in one. Others get all the luck and get to brag they’ve hit multiple.
31 Dec 2016 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
Report: Rory McIlroy to change to Callaway, Titleist, Odyssey equipment
Since the news that Nike was leaving the golf equipment business, it’s been widely speculated what equipment some of the company’s top players would switch to. 
31 Dec 2016 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Dabo Swinney's home golf course transformed into Clemson football field
There’s nothing quite like a college football fan, especially when a spot in the national championship game is on the line. Check out the local support the Clemson Tigers and head coach Dabo Swinney have this week in advance of their semifinal contest against Ohio State.
28 Dec 2016 - 10:56am - 0 Comments