Golf Buzz

Yeah, yeah. We haven't flipped the calendar to the new year yet. But who cares? It's never too early to start getting excited about major championship golf.
Graeme McDowell honored to be host at Arnold Palmer Invitational
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Graeme McDowell had a week to remember when he played Bay Hill for the first time in 2005. He tied for second, picked up enough world ranking points to qualify for his first Masters and finally had a chance to meet Arnold Palmer.
22 Feb 2017 - 12:05pm - 0 Comments
Identifying the best in golf not as easy as 10 years ago
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Imagine the best players in golf competing at the absolute top of their games. Who's the toughest to beat? World ranking computations aside, who's the real No. 1? That question was a lot easier 10 years ago.
22 Feb 2017 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
Flop-shot attempt over friend turns painful quickly
You know when you see those photos or screenshots of people trying to pull a Phil Mickelson and hit a flop shot over a friend's head?
22 Feb 2017 - 8:25am - 0 Comments
Man hits shot from water with alligator just feet away
We've seen our fair share of golfers attempting to hit golf shots from dangerous places. This, however, takes the cake.
21 Feb 2017 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Possibly the best golf blooper compilation video ever
Who doesn't love a good blooper reel? Trust me when I tell you will not find a better golf blooper compilation than the one you're about to see here:
20 Feb 2017 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
5 shots you can hit, but shouldn't even attempt
If you were watching the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club over the weekend, you may have caught Phil Mickelson hitting a wedge off the famous par-3 sixth green. The distinctive feature of that green is a pot bunker that's right in the middle of it.
20 Feb 2017 - 10:15am - 0 Comments
John Daly wades into water hazard with shoes on to play ball
We've all seen a scene like this on television.
19 Feb 2017 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson pitches in for eagle from nasty, wet rough at Riviera
Phil Mickelson is a magician with a wedge. That's all there is to it.
19 Feb 2017 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits wedge off Riviera's sixth green
Remember that old, "What will Phil do next?" ad campaign from several years back?
19 Feb 2017 - 11:05am - 0 Comments
Genesis Open giving players amazing custom blazers
When you think golf and blazers, one particular style usually comes to mind: the Masters' green jacket. But, in Genesis' first year as the sponsor of the Genesis Open at Riviera, the car company is making an attempt to put their hat in the ring.
18 Feb 2017 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
Students find lessons, stimulation through First Tee donated golf equipment
JAMESTOWN -- Bryant Kerley moves excitedly through the stations at the Haynes-Inman Education Center gym, ready to conquer whatever golfing objective is before him.
17 Feb 2017 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
Iowa golf courses ready for February golfers
Golf anyone! In February! "They call it the Florida of Iowa," said Doug Frenz, the superintendent of Sheaffer Memorial Golf Park in rural Lee County.
17 Feb 2017 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia hits cameraman with wild tee shot
Ever wanted a first-person view of being hit by a professional golfer's tee shot? Well today is your lucky day!
16 Feb 2017 - 4:55pm - 0 Comments
Golf photographer gets nailed with errant tee shot
Whether you think so or not, whenever you attend a golf tournament -- amateur or pro -- you're just a split-second from being in harm's way.
16 Feb 2017 - 10:40am - 0 Comments
Florida course warns golfers about aggressive hawks
Birdie. Eagle. Albatross. The elusive Condor. Those are the kinds of birds you want on a golf course. But when it comes to hawks, look out.
16 Feb 2017 - 9:38am - 0 Comments
It's the 21-year anniversary of 'Happy Gilmore' release
Today, February 16, 2017, marks the 21-year anniversary of the golf-themed movie "Happy Gilmore" starring Adam Sandler.
16 Feb 2017 - 9:21am - 0 Comments
Wisconsin golf courses are opening this February for golf, seriously
It's not a bad lie: Wisconsin golfers will be able to hit the links this weekend. Three county golf courses in Milwaukee and Waukesha will be open for business Friday, as temperatures are expected to approach record highs over the weekend.
15 Feb 2017 - 6:08pm - 0 Comments
John Daly says reports he hurled his putter into a lake are exaggerated
John Daly has thrown golf clubs during fits of frustration over the course of his wild career. He says his putter going into a lake at a PGA Tour Champions event last week was not one of them.
15 Feb 2017 - 3:45pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods cancels Wednesday press conference
Tiger Woods -- out once again indefinitely due to back spasms -- was scheduled to meet with the media at the Genesis Open at Riviera on Tuesday.
15 Feb 2017 - 8:22am - 0 Comments