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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.
Presidents Cup to return to Australia in 2019, PGA Tour announces
  The 2019 Presidents Cup will be played in the Australian state of Victoria, PGA Tour officials announced on Saturday, as will the 2016 World Cup of Golf.   The host venues in Melbourne and exact dates will be determined later, official
10 Oct 2015 - 1:42am - 0 Comments
Matt Kuchar drains 44-foot putt for crucial birdie at Presidents Cup
  Matt Kuchar has had a pretty quiet week so far at the Presidents Cup – he and Patrick Reed lost to the powerhouse South African duo of Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen on Thursday and then sat out on Friday.   He was back in ac
10 Oct 2015 - 12:27am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson breaks driver, new one arrives in style at Presidents Cup
  If there's one club Bubba Watson relies on, it's his driver.
9 Oct 2015 - 7:48pm - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter's putt looks, looks, looks and then falls in at British Masters
  The British Masters rejoined the European Tour schedule this week with an interesting new twist – each year going forward, a different prominent British player will serve as its host.
9 Oct 2015 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
Miami and Florida State golf teams show off their trick shot skills
  There are a bunch of interesting college football games on tap this weekend, including the rivalry game between Miami and Florida State up in Tallahassee Saturday night.
9 Oct 2015 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
PGA Golf Club enters new era with debut of 20,000-sq. ft. clubhouse
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2015) -- Signaling a new era for PGA Golf Club, an impressive, contemporary 20,000-square-foot clubhouse is now complete.
9 Oct 2015 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson talks smack about Adam Scott, Jason Day
Do you like talking smack on the golf course? If so, it doesn't get much better than the smack spewing from Phil Mickelson's mouth after he and Zach Johnson halved their Friday Fourballs match against Adam Scott and Jason Day in the Presidents Cup.
9 Oct 2015 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
Pairings unveiled for Saturday foursomes matches at 2015 Presidents Cup
  INCHEON, South Korea – The pairings for the four morning foursomes matches scheduled for Saturday at the 2015 Presidents Cup (times listed are Korea time, 13 hours ahead of Eastern time).
9 Oct 2015 - 4:31am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson sinks 138-yard bunker shot for eagle at Presidents Cup
  Phil Mickelson, at age 45, is the oldest player in the Presidents Cup.
9 Oct 2015 - 1:17am - 0 Comments
Mickelson-Johnson go 2 down on one hole after unusual ruling at Presidents Cup
  How can you go from all square to 2 down on a single hole?
9 Oct 2015 - 12:42am - 0 Comments
Louis Oosthuizen drains 72-foot putt for birdie at Presidents Cup
Well, I was all ready to write up a post on Marc Leishman's impressive birdie putt in the Friday fourballs at the Presidents Cup – but just as I began singing the praises of his gorgous 38-footer, Louis Oosthuizen drained a putt from almost twice as far.  
8 Oct 2015 - 11:22pm - 0 Comments
Sammy Schmitz earns spot in 2016 Masters thanks to ace on par-4 hole
  Sammy Schmitz nailed down a berth in the 2016 Masters in a once-in-a-lifetime way on Thursday.   Schmitz – a 35-year-old from Farmington, Minn., who is No.
8 Oct 2015 - 5:17pm - 0 Comments
Oppenheim: 'The golf gods owed me'
Rob Oppenheim was already in his car heading home to Orlando, checking for updates and the inevitable bad news after playing in the Tour playoffs.
8 Oct 2015 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
Woody Austin goes swimming at Presidents Cup
In the spirit of this week's Presidents Cup, it seemed appropriate to go back into the archives for a classic moment in the event for Throwback Thursday.
8 Oct 2015 - 9:13am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson chips in from bunker at Presidents Cup
  The 2015 Presidents Cup got off to a rollicking start for the Americans on Thursday in South Korea, as the United States jumped out to a quick lead in foursomes.
8 Oct 2015 - 1:54am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell gets a big help from his little friend
  The British Masters gets underway Thursday morning at Woburn Golf Club in England, but the shot of the tournament might already have been struck.   During his practice round earlier today, Graeme McDowell found himself in a little tree
7 Oct 2015 - 5:36pm - 0 Comments
Here's the world's most dangerous golf trick shot
We've seen our share of golf trick-shot attempts where we think, "that's probably not a great idea." This one, however, tops them all -- literally and figuratively.
6 Oct 2015 - 8:48am - 0 Comments
How Rory McIlroy spent his time on and off the course in 2015
Rory McIlroy's tee shots spent plenty of time in the air over the last season. And so did the actual Rory McIlroy: 350 hours, to be exact.
5 Oct 2015 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
Shane Battier's favorite golf course? It's Oakland Hills
Retired professional basketball star Shane Battier loves golf, but he apparently loves his home state of Michigan even more.  When asked Sunday on social media about his favorite course, Battier didn't hesitate:  
5 Oct 2015 - 9:22am - 0 Comments