Golf Buzz

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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
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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
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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 Web.com Tour playoffs.
8 Oct 2015 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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4-year-old Blake Nakagawa practices sand shots like a pro
Let's be honest. When most of us were 4 years old, the only sand we were playing in had four sides and was plopped in the middle of our neighborhood playground. Not so for 4-year-old Blake Nakagawa.
4 Oct 2015 - 1:45pm - 0 Comments
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Korda sisters show that they've got the power
  I don't know if you're a fan of Dubsmashes, but I think some of them are great.
2 Oct 2015 - 2:41pm - 0 Comments
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Garth Mulroy's golf ball goes in the cup, but not for long
We all know golf is a game that both gives and takes away. So it was for South Africa's Garth Mulroy during second round play of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Mulroy was playing his second shot on the par-4 16th.
2 Oct 2015 - 10:44am - 0 Comments
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"Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan eagles 18th hole at St. Andrews
  Jamie Dornan is best known as the star of "Fifty Shades of Grey," but there was nothing grey about the actor's final shot of the first round in the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.
1 Oct 2015 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Professional Gus Andreone celebrates 104th birthday with some golf
  If any of us ever needed a reminder that golf is a game we can enjoy our entire lives, we only need to look to Gus Andreone.
1 Oct 2015 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
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Ernie Els misses one of the shortest putts you'll ever see
Nobody's perfect, especially on the golf course. When it comes to missing short putts, we've all been there.
1 Oct 2015 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
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Trick shot artist Mathias Schjoelberg balances ball on his neck
  Over the past several months, my colleague T.J. Auclair has brought us several eye-popping trick shots from former Arizona State golfer Matthias Schjoelberg.
30 Sep 2015 - 7:37pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Day's story is must-watch video
One of Jason Day's sponsors -- RBC -- has put together a documentary on his life, and it's well worth the 10 minutes of your time, even if you know much of the back story.
30 Sep 2015 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
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Why does Jordan Spieth mark his golf balls with a Z?
Here's something I'll bet you didn't know. Jordan Spieth has a very specific way of marking his golf balls, as you'll see in this awesome video posted on YouTube by Titleist.
29 Sep 2015 - 11:09am - 0 Comments
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Watch: Jordan Spieth skips balls across pond in practice before Tour Championship final round
Because a $10 million payday for winning the 2015 FedExCup title at East Lake Golf Club didn't seem all that challenging, Jordan Spieth used some of his warmup time before Sunday's final round doing a few trick shots for the camera.
28 Sep 2015 - 8:19am - 0 Comments