Golf Buzz

Did Bubba Watson's ball move? Watch the video and make the call
Did Bubba bump the ball? That's the question PGA Tour officials -- and many fans -- were asking themselves after Bubba Watson lined up with his driver in an effort to putt the ball from the fringe surrounding the 18th green at the Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
1 Jun 2014 - 12:52pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson nearly holes out for eagle
This is what makes Phil Mickelson such a "must-watch" player. On Saturday at the Memorial, Lefty nearly holes out a shot on No. 3 from 120 yards away for eagle, leaving the ball just inches from the pin.  
31 May 2014 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments
Amazing golf artwork by artist Tony Harris
In the highly-specialized world of golf landscape painting, Linda Hartough is perhaps the most well-known.
31 May 2014 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler goes cliff diving, lives to tell about it
Golf is just one sport that Rickie Fowler enjoys, and it's also very likely the tamest of his pastimes – he did, after all, come from a background of motocross racing. And recently, he tried out cliff diving.
31 May 2014 - 1:06am - 0 Comments
Lucy Li and Cheyenne Woods qualify for more big summer events
We've heard a lot about Lucy Li lately, as the 11-year-old phenom qualified her way into the U.S. Women's Open by winning her qualifier by an amazing seven shots.
29 May 2014 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
Rules for double hitting a golf shot
Many of you may have seen an interesting shot recently on the Champions Tour when John Cook double hit his ball on the 14th hole at Regions Tradition.
29 May 2014 - 11:10am - 0 Comments
PGA, LPGA join for KPMG Women's PGA Championship
The PGA of America and LPGA will join forces for a new KPMG Women's PGA Championship, announced by PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua and LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan this morning on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive."
29 May 2014 - 7:15am - 0 Comments
Floating green beckons golfers to make a splash
When many of us see the island green on the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, we get the willies. When Canadian golf lovers Mike Kennedy, Steve Dexter and George Fowler saw it, they got inspired.
28 May 2014 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods officially out of U.S. Open
Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, he announced today on his website.
28 May 2014 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon gets personalized golf balls, with a twist
"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon has really devoted himself to his golf game this year, and he's even hit a memorable shot or two.
28 May 2014 - 5:23pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour winner Russell Henley can play a mean guitar
It's always nice to have something to fall back on. If this golf thing doesn't work out for Russell Henley... well, he might be joining the Dave Matthews Band.
28 May 2014 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Memorial Tournament
The stars are out this week on the PGA Tour for the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village -- the home of Jack Nicklaus.
28 May 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Watch Lucy Li, at age 8, rapid-fire 20 drivers in a row
Most of us first became aware of Lucy Li a couple weeks ago, when she qualified for the U.S.
27 May 2014 - 10:49pm - 0 Comments
A close look at 10 players who could be the next best in professional golf
Who will be the next of the best in professional golf? As we've seen over the last couple of years, there's a lot more parity on the PGA Tour.
27 May 2014 - 11:11am - 0 Comments
Kid Rock, Dierks Bentley team up as a golfing twosome for Folds of Honor on Memorial Day
What were they thinking? The Folds of Honor Foundation is hosting the Patriot Cup in Tulsa, Okla., for celebrities, military honorees and invited guests. And on Monday, Dierks Bentley was teamed up with this guy:  
26 May 2014 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Man has hole-in-one twice in seven-hole stretch
The odds of being struck by lightning during your lifetime are about 3,000 to 1. The odds of making a hole-in-one are much higher, approximately 12,500 to 1.
25 May 2014 - 2:26pm - 0 Comments
What BMW PGA Championship win means for Rory McIlroy
What started off as a rough week for Rory McIlroy ended on a high note on Sunday.
25 May 2014 - 12:22pm - 0 Comments
Long-drive champion smashes watermelon with tee shot
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a world long-drive champion smashed a tee shot into a watermelon? Neither did I. However, having seen this video from the folks at the European Tour, I must admit it's pretty cool.
24 May 2014 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed and wife Justine celebrate birth of daughter
Most of us first became familiar with PGA Tour player Patrick Reed when he won the Wyndham Championship in a playoff last summer with his wife Justine serving as his caddie.
23 May 2014 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments