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CHICAGO -- It's a staff known for going low. Cubs starters lead baseball with a collective 2.34 ERA through Wednesday, and the opposition hits a measly .204 when Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jason Hammel or Kyle Hendricks takes the hill.
Lightning strikes flagstick in Utah
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a flagstick got struck by lightning? Well, we have your answer. Check out this photo submitted by Reddit user Geoffreypjs that was posted on Tuesday night:
20 May 2015 - 11:33am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour Superstore ties TaylorMade driver deal to Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open chances
If you're in the market for a new driver, you might want to root for Dustin Johnson next month.
20 May 2015 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in Fort Worth, Texas, this week for the Crowne Plaza Invitational -- one of the true classic course layouts and an old stomping ground of legend Ben Hogan, who won the event five times.
19 May 2015 - 4:13pm - 0 Comments
High school golf team helps save residents as apartment fire rages
  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Someone saw smoke 50 yards away, and coach Chuck Ross immediately yelled for others to call 911.   Turning in that direction, Ross and members of his Underwood High School golf team saw the
18 May 2015 - 8:49pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Justin Thomas hits the pin
Justin Thomas thought he had an ace at Quail Hollow's 13th hole Sunday but the flagstick had other ideas. Check out this tee shot:  
17 May 2015 - 4:41pm - 0 Comments
Colt Knost makes hole-in-one to make cut at Wells Fargo Championship
At the point when Colt Knost lumbered up to the 17th tee box at Quail Hollow this afternoon, only seven people had made birdies on the 227-yard par 3 all day long.
15 May 2015 - 6:33pm - 0 Comments
Arizona State golfer nails backwards, over-the-head shot
OK. So a few weeks back, I came across the Instagram page of Arizona State golfer Mathias Schjoelberg from Norway.
15 May 2015 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
Miguel Angel Jimenez moonwalks after making record-tying ace
Just when you thought Miguel Angel Jimenez couldn't get anymore interesting, he walked away with one of the most interesting hole-in-one prizes I've ever seen on Friday.
15 May 2015 - 11:17am - 0 Comments
Miss America Kira Kazantsev loves to play golf
  Earlier this year, we learned that reigning Miss World Rolene Strauss is an enthusiastic golfer.
14 May 2015 - 8:13pm - 0 Comments
Gleneagles installs plaque at site of Ryder Cup-winning shot
  All right, my fellow Americans, this is gonna sting a little.
14 May 2015 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
Mark Calcavecchia hit by errant golf shot
Sometimes golf hurts... and not just when you make that crushing, late, double-bogey to kill a career round. Mark Calcavecchia, a 13-time PGA Tour winner, seems to have learned that the hard way on Wednesday.
14 May 2015 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
2015 Wells Fargo Championship: Five players to watch
In terms of tournaments not carrying the "major championship" moniker on the PGA Tour, the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., is right up there when it comes to "as good as it gets" outside the majors on Tour.
13 May 2015 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Quail Hollow a special place for Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy returns to the scene of his first PGA Tour win this week when he tees off in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club. Since that maiden PGA Tour win in 2010, McIlroy has rattled off nine more, including an impressive four majors.
13 May 2015 - 10:16am - 0 Comments
Looking back: The time Chesson Hadley's caddie fell, bent putter shaft
The Wells Fargo Championship takes place this week at the beautiful Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. -- the same course that will host the 2017 PGA Championship. Every now and then, we're provided with an out of the ordinary funny moment in the course of play.
13 May 2015 - 9:27am - 0 Comments
KPMG Women's PGA Championship promises to be week of celebrating, empowering women
HARRISON, N.Y. -- In less than one month – June 11-14 – the best players on the LPGA will descend on historic Westchester Country Club in New York for the inaugural playing of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, formerly the LPGA Championship.
12 May 2015 - 8:42am - 0 Comments
PGA to offer live stream from KPMG Women's PGA Championship Media Day
  On Monday, May 11, The PGA of America will join with the LPGA and KPMG for a live video stream from Media Day at the 2015 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, including a special "fireside chat."    You can watch the live
10 May 2015 - 10:14pm - 0 Comments
Golfers take the time today to say 'Happy Mother's Day'
Golfers around the world took to social media Sunday to tell their mothers how much they love them. Here are some of the greetings we spotted:  
10 May 2015 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Even Rory Mcilroy can whiff on a chip shot
The best golfers in the world sometimes make this game look so easy, it's hard to imagine them having trouble on a shot that would give a weekend hacker fits.
10 May 2015 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
Caleb Watson critiques Dad's putting
Out of the mouths of babes, literally. After finishing Saturday's third round of the Players Championship, Bubba Watson posted this short video to Twitter of his son Caleb's opinion of Dad's play:  
9 May 2015 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments