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SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Tournament host Sergio Garcia won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters after shooting 4-under 67 Sunday in the final round.
Three tied for lead after a wicked day of wind and rain at Pebble Beach
Jordan Spieth could barely stand up and worried his hat would fly off in the middle of his swing.
9 Feb 2017 - 10:09pm - 0 Comments
Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble Beach
Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He's been watching it even longer.
9 Feb 2017 - 1:07pm - 0 Comments
John Daly to make his first start of 2017 at the Allianz Championship
John Daly is a PGA Tour Champions player, but doesn't see himself as an over-50 guy.
9 Feb 2017 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Why the Pebble Beach Pro-Am is still must-watch television
Even in gloomy weather, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is must-see TV. That pertains to the views more than the golf.
9 Feb 2017 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson utilizes backstop to perfection
Bubba Watson has been known on occasion to be pretty creative with his golf shots. Just kidding... he's always creative with shot selection. On Wednesday, the two-time Masters champion posted a video to Instagram in which he hit a pitch shot way past a hole to a backstop.
9 Feb 2017 - 8:55am - 0 Comments
This skip-across-the-pond trick shot is amazing
If you're of the belief that trick shots have become annoying, we don't blame you. However, you're doing yourself a disservice if you don't check out this effort. It is unbelievable.
9 Feb 2017 - 8:47am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia obliterates drone with driver
We've seen videos before where golfers use drones as skeets and shoot them out of the sky. This one with Sergio Garcia posted by TaylorMade Europe, however, might just be my favorite.
8 Feb 2017 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Watch this guy use frozen pond to execute terrific golf shot
Playing golf in the winter months -- if you can stand the frigid temperatures -- can have its advantages.
8 Feb 2017 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Players tackle Pebble Beach's short, par-3 seventh in nasty conditions
The seventh hole at Pebble Beach -- one of the most famous holes in the world -- is a par 3 that plays just over 100 yards and is downhill. Should be a piece of cake, especially for the best players in the game, right?
8 Feb 2017 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
17 years ago today, Tiger Woods overcame 7-shot deficit with seven to play at Pebble Beach
If, like most of us, you're bummed out about the recent setback in the return of Tiger Woods -- back spasms that forced his withdrawal after one round in Dubai last week and have his future unclear -- allow us to take you back to a happier time in Tiger's career.
7 Feb 2017 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Sam Snead remains only male to have won LPGA event
Here's something you may not have known about the PGA Tour's all-time wins (82) leader, Sam Snead: On this day -- Feb. 7 -- in 1962, Slammin' Sammy became the first and only male to win an LPGA event. Huh?
7 Feb 2017 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Pro golfers react to Super Bowl 51
For three quarters on Sunday evening, it looked as though Super Bowl 51 was destined to be a snoozer. With 15 minutes left to play, the four-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots trailed the Atlanta Falcons 28-9.
6 Feb 2017 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
Feb. 6, 1971: Alan Shepard plays golf on the moon
Talk about an out-of-this-world golf experience.
6 Feb 2017 - 9:56am - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus wishes New England Patriots 'good luck' in Super Bowl 51
Jack Nicklaus, the greatest major champion in golf history, wished the New England Patriots good luck in Super Bowl 51 via his Instagram account on Sunday. The Patriots square off against the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons later today.
5 Feb 2017 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
Critical fan gets beaned by bunker shot
Anyone who doesn't believe in the "golf gods" need only to ask Phil Mickelson.
4 Feb 2017 - 3:50pm - 0 Comments
Could Jason Day play on Tour left-handed?
Jason Day is the No. 1 player in the world. He's also right-handed. But how good could he really be left-handed? Surely he would struggle to hit a driver while facing the opposite way, right?
4 Feb 2017 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter shanks tee shot on Par 3
This looks all too familiar. Friday, at the Dubai Desert Classic, Ian Poulter lined up for his tee shot on the par-3 seventh, a straight shot over a water hazard, and did this:
3 Feb 2017 - 10:54am - 0 Comments
When Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn tamed Tiger Woods
DUBAI -- There are not many who can claim to have tamed the Tiger. And one of them is Thomas Bjorn. Back in 2001, the Dane, then a 30-year-old, bested a red-hot Tiger Woods to win the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
2 Feb 2017 - 11:41am - 0 Comments
Darren Clarke stone-cold shanks attempted flop shot
A flop shot from a tight lie is one of the most difficult shots in golf to pull off. If you execute it, you look like a magician.
2 Feb 2017 - 10:55am - 0 Comments