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Jason Dufner gives Auburn football team pep talk
We came across video today of a pep talk Jason Dufner gave to the Auburn University football team shortly after his PGA Championship win in August. Here's the talk:
22 Oct 2013 - 12:54pm - 1 Comments
Reno man pleads guilty to shooting golfer after errant shot
If you live on a golf course, it's reasonable to assume that your house may be the recipient of an errant shot every now and again. That's what happened at the 16th hole at Lakeridge Golf Course in Reno in September 2012 to the home of a man named Jeff Fleming.
22 Oct 2013 - 11:46am - 0 Comments
2013 Shriners Open and more | Weekend in review
Webb Simpson won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday, his first victory on the PGA Tour since the 2012 U.S. Open.
20 Oct 2013 - 8:02pm - 1 Comments
Arnold Palmer rides motorcycle into Wake Forest game
Arnold Palmer is beloved the world over, but certainly the folks at Wake Forest University have a special affection for "The King."  Palmer first became a golf star while a student at Wake Forest and has been a proud ambassador of the school ever since.
19 Oct 2013 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee gives Tiger Woods harsh grade
Brandel Chamblee, former PGA Tour winner and an analyst on Golf Channel for the last several years, is not afraid to say what’s on his mind and this week gave the golf world something to talk about by giving a failing grade to the Player of the Year.
18 Oct 2013 - 9:08am - 7 Comments
Incredible golf collectibles available at Georgia PGA Foundation auction
As virtually all avid golfers know, golf is more than a game to be played.  It is in fact a lifestyle. It's an emotion, a passion, a spirit.
17 Oct 2013 - 10:09pm - 0 Comments
Duck Dynasty: Si gives golf lessons
If you're a fan of "Duck Dynasty," you're going to love this. Si Robertson, Willie's uncle and Phil's brother, put together this little video where he provides some golf lessons (if you want to call them that):
17 Oct 2013 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Phil Mickelson plays ping pong, football between takes at Callaway shoot
The headline pretty much says it all, folks, but here's the video evidence of the five-time major champ having some fun -- a lot of fun -- in between takes at a Callaway Golf commercial shoot this week:
17 Oct 2013 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus and son, Jack, to play in Father/Son tournament
Some exciting news broke today for those of us who have been longing to see the Golden Bear on the fairways again instead of in the TV booth.
17 Oct 2013 - 12:21pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth plays America's two highest ranked courses in same day
With our focus on the PGA Grand Slam of Golf this week, this bit of news regarding rising American golf star Jordan Spieth slipped through our fingers.
17 Oct 2013 - 10:28am - 0 Comments
Hunter Mahan tweet prompts response from Tim McCarver
The Detroit Tigers were comfortably ahead of the Boston Red Sox late in Game 4 of the American League Division Series Wednesday night – no doubt to the consternation of my New England-based colleague T.J.
16 Oct 2013 - 11:41pm - 0 Comments
Shriners Hospitals for Children Open: Five players to watch at TPC Summerlin
Viva, Las Vegas! The PGA Tour is in Sin City this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open -- the second event of this new 2013-2014 wraparound schedule.
16 Oct 2013 - 4:26pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson featured in math textbook
How do you know when you've made it – finally become a big-time celebrity?
14 Oct 2013 - 11:45pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington channels Happy Gilmore at PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington is in Bermuda this week to take on Masters champ Adam Scott, U.S. Open winner Justin Rose and PGA Champion Jason Dufner in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course.
14 Oct 2013 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
Missing golf ball sculpture returned, but damaged
There's finally somewhat of a happy ending in the odd case of the 200-pound golf ball sculpture that went missing near the entrance to Muirfield Village
14 Oct 2013 - 8:54am - 0 Comments
2013 Frys.com Open and more | Weekend in review
Not to toot our own horn here, but "beep, beep!"
13 Oct 2013 - 10:03pm - 0 Comments
Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster works on golf game at Fenway Park
Late Thursday evening, the Boston Red Sox found out that their American League Championship series opponent will be the Detroit Tigers. On Friday, the Sox were getting some work in at Fenway Park in preparation for Saturday night's Game 1 of the ALCS.
11 Oct 2013 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Blind golfer makes hole in one in tournament
A 71-year-old blind man from Leicestershire made a hole-in-one at Surrey's Hindhead Golf Club in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, while playing in the Peter Alliss Eye2Eye Challenge.
11 Oct 2013 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy and President Clinton play golf in Ireland
It's only Thursday, but this has got to be my favorite photo of the week.
10 Oct 2013 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments