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Masters 2017: Dustin Johnson withdraws due to injury
After a mishap that happened at the absolute worst time -- 3 p.m. on the eve of the Masters -- Dustin Johnson, the world's No. 1 player, has withdrawn from the Masters.
6 Apr 2017 - 2:10pm - 0 Comments
Social media reaction to Lexi Thompson's four-stroke penalty
By now, you've likely heard what a crazy Sunday night it was at the LPGA's first major of the season -- the ANA Inspiration. In case you missed it, here's a summary...
3 Apr 2017 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Lexi Thompson assessed four-stroke penalty while leading ANA Inspiration
Lexi Thompson was in cruise control it seemed and on the way to her second major championship at the ANA Inspiration on Sunday. Through 12 holes, Thompson had a two-stroke lead.
2 Apr 2017 - 9:24pm - 0 Comments
Is the 'flop shot catch challenge' really a thing?
The internet has its warts, I give you that, but you can't tell me that it doesn't also have some incredible benefits.
2 Apr 2017 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
Angel Cabrera makes walk-off ace at Shell Houston Open
You always want to go into Masters week on a high note. I'm not sure how anyone could top what past Masters champ Angel Cabrera did on Sunday at the Shell Houston Open though... short of winning.
2 Apr 2017 - 12:59pm - 0 Comments
Amateur, 16, makes hole-in-one in LPGA's first major of 2017
Playing in a professional major championship as an amateur is pretty darned special. But -- outside of winning -- you know what could make it even more special? How about a hole-in-one?
30 Mar 2017 - 2:43pm - 0 Comments
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