Golf Buzz

SYDNEY (AP) — Defending champion Jordan Spieth struggled in gusty afternoon winds Thursday at the Australian Open, while Jason Day took advantage of more calm morning conditions.
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Dustin Johnson takes 1-shot lead over Koepka in HSBC Champions
Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, close friends who live down the street from each other in Florida, are in the final group going into the weekend at the HSBC Champions. They are separated by one shot, so it might feel like one of their money matches when they play together at home.
27 Oct 2017 - 8:18am - 0 Comments
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MIAA explains why female high school golfer who won boys' tournament was not allowed to claim trophy
On Tuesday, high school golfer Emily Nash made headlines when she won the Massachusetts D3 Central Boys Golf Tournament by four strokes with a stellar 75.
26 Oct 2017 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
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That time LPGA player Mary Bea Porter-King hit a wayward shot and saved the life of a drowning toddler
Hit a golf ball far enough off line and you never know what you might find.
26 Oct 2017 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
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Kiradech Aphibarnrat motivated by funeral for Thai king at HSBC Champions
Kiradech Aphibarnrat played with purpose Thursday in the HSBC Champions.
26 Oct 2017 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
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HSBC Champions highlights how much has changed in golf this year
SHANGHAI (AP) — The final World Golf Championship of the year is a case study in how quickly the landscape can change.
26 Oct 2017 - 10:49am - 0 Comments
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Brooks Koepka opens with a 64 to lead HSBC Champions
The HSBC Champions is the first stop for Brooks Koepka on his four-week Asian adventure that will include two weeks on the beaches of Vietnam and Thailand and a title defense in Japan.
26 Oct 2017 - 10:14am - 0 Comments
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Because of a rule, girl who won Massachusetts high school boys' golf tournament denied trophy and trip to states
The rules are the rules.
26 Oct 2017 - 8:09am - 0 Comments
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Women's US Open heading to Pebble Beach for first time in 2023
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The women are finally getting their day at Pebble Beach.
25 Oct 2017 - 12:21pm - 0 Comments
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How the PGA Tour's Asian swing can set up a year of success
SHANGHAI (AP) — Shadows are rare in Shanghai, so a clear blue sky and abundant sunshine only added to a happy mood Tuesday at the HSBC Champions. Not that Lucas Glover needed any kind of emotional lift. Or Pat Perez, for that matter.
25 Oct 2017 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments
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Matt Kuchar's fall schedule thrown off by typhoon, visa issues
SHANGHAI (AP) — The fall schedule didn't work out the way Matt Kuchar imagined.
25 Oct 2017 - 11:45am - 0 Comments
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5 reasons a shot clock in golf could be a good thing
The European Tour recently announced an idea it will test out at next June's Austrian Open -- the implementation of a 40-second shot clock. And I absolutely love the idea.
24 Oct 2017 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
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Golf Dictionary, Glossary and Golf Terms
Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
24 Oct 2017 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
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9 incredible golf recovery shots
Even for the best golfers in the world, errant shots can and do happen relatively frequently. It's the ability to become escape artists and recover from those shots that gives the professional golfer a big advantage over us weekend warriors.
23 Oct 2017 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
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Have you ever seen a 2-year-old with a better swing than this?
OK, so this video was posted back in April 2016, but resurfaced on Twitter today and is totally worth revisiting.
23 Oct 2017 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
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What golfers in 1892 thought the game would look like in 2000
Unless you’re a golf historian or a Jeopardy grand champion, you probably haven’t heard of obscure 1890s Scottish author (and avid golfer) J. McCullough.
23 Oct 2017 - 10:23am - 0 Comments
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How many golf balls do tour pros carry? You might be surprised
  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Double-digit handicap players would load up with extra golf balls in a heartbeat when taking on a water-laden course such as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.   But the best profession
22 Oct 2017 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
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Sergio Garcia picks up third win of 2017 at Andalucia Valderrama Masters
SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Tournament host Sergio Garcia won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters after shooting 4-under 67 Sunday in the final round.
22 Oct 2017 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
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NCAA champion Braden Thornberry hung up on 'Folf' in hilarious '30 for 30' spoof
People love golf. They also love football. And while combining those sports may not seem natural – this isn’t as clean of a fit as, say, frisbee golf – Ole Miss golfer Braden Thornberry has figured out a way to do so. An entertaining way, at that.
22 Oct 2017 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
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Eight-year-old Luke Parsons qualifies for Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals
Like countless other 8-year-olds, Luke Parsons has dreams of going to Augusta National Golf Club in April. And, like plenty of kids his age who are lucky enough, that's exactly where he'll be when the Masters Tournament rolls around.
22 Oct 2017 - 11:30am - 0 Comments