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Phil Mickelson hits a shot so good, even he can't describe it
So the thing about the best players in the world - they really are the best players in the world. Not only are they consistently good, even when they struggle, they are ridiculously good.
31 Aug 2013 - 9:13pm - 2 Comments
Bill Campbell, former USGA president, dies at 90
William Campbell, a former U.S. Amateur champion who played on eight Walker Cup teams and later served two years as president of the U.S. Golf Association, died Friday, the USGA has announced. He was 90 years old.
31 Aug 2013 - 8:26pm - 0 Comments
Sophie Gustafson retires from LPGA Tour
Sophie Gustafson of Sweden retired from the LPGA Tour on Friday after missing the cut in the Safeway Classic. 
30 Aug 2013 - 11:06pm - 0 Comments
Bernard Gallacher in critical condition after suspected heart attack
In the second piece of bad news for the European golf community this week, Bernard Gallacher has been hospitalized in Aberdeen, Scotland, and is listed in critical condition.
30 Aug 2013 - 4:14pm - 0 Comments
Keegan Bradley has 'Baba Booey' etched into new wedge
We all know where Englishman Ian Poulter stands when it comes to fans screaming nonsensical things on the golf course -- he doesn't like it.   At all.   Especially "Baba Booey," which ultimately led to a play
29 Aug 2013 - 2:09pm - 2 Comments
Playing through injuries nothing new for Tiger Woods
If it seems like Tiger Woods plays through pain on the golf course quite a bit, well, it's because he does.   By now you've either seen or read about
29 Aug 2013 - 12:09pm - 0 Comments
Dave Thomas, Ryder Cup player and course designer, dies at 79
Dave Thomas, a four-time Ryder Cup player who went on to design more than 100 golf courses, died Tuesday at the age of 79 at his home in Spain.
28 Aug 2013 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
PGAs Bob Denney helped preserve ''I have a dream'' speech
EDITOR'S NOTE: This item first appeared on PGA.com on August 28, 2013, but we are republishing it today to commemorate the 2014 celebration of the Martin Luther King holiday.
28 Aug 2013 - 4:35pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler stars in new commercial as Dick Fowler, P.I.
In one of the better golf commercials we've seen in a long time, Rickie Fowler nails his character, Dick Fowler, P.I., in the latest spot for Farmers Insurance.   You
28 Aug 2013 - 10:08am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods officially scheduled to play Deutsche Bank Championship
Two days after pulling out of good buddy Notah Begay III's charity event in Verona, N.Y., to rest his sore back, Tiger Woods has officially added the Deutsche Bank Championship to his schedule on www.ti
28 Aug 2013 - 9:49am - 2 Comments
Kate Upton gets golf lesson from Arnold Palmer
We all remember last spring, when Kate Upton spent a day with Arnold Palmer at Bay Hill.
27 Aug 2013 - 10:12pm - 2 Comments
Masters Green Jacket for tournament's first winner up for auction
Dave Kindred of Golf Digest has uncovered the case of the missing green jacket...
27 Aug 2013 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
New York Knicks J.R. Smith and PGA Foundation host Boys and Girls Clubs of New York and New Jersey
PHOTO GALLERY: J.R.
27 Aug 2013 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
Former Big Break competitors get engaged
All you romantics out there who have faithfully endured season after season of ''The Bachelor'' and ''The Bachelorette'' with the hope of seeing true love blossom, listen up. You've been watching the wrong show.
26 Aug 2013 - 11:25pm - 0 Comments
Golfer wins $1 million for ace in tournament
Our friends at BleacherReport.com have the story, with video, of a gentleman named Jeff Barton, who became $1 million richer last Thursday thanks to a timely hole-in-one.   I know what you're thinking -- since when is a hole-in-one not timely?
26 Aug 2013 - 2:12pm - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods drops to ground with back spasms at The Barclays
Tiger Woods has played significant portions of his career dealing with injuries – you could argue that his ''one-legged'' playoff victory in the 2008 U.S. Open is one of his greatest moments.
25 Aug 2013 - 9:22pm - 1 Comments
Snedekers send 'special gift' to Mahan's newborn
As we mentioned in this space yesterday, PING presented one of its top endorsers -- Hunter Mahan -- with a very special gift at Liberty National on Tuesday to celebrate
22 Aug 2013 - 10:30am - 1 Comments
'Golf Boy' Ben Crane goes solo in new video 'Bubble Boy'
Ben Crane, who along with fellow PGA Tour stars Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan make up the golf boy band (?), 'The Golf Boys,' has decided to go solo in his latest project.   Crane, the final player to qualify for the PGA Tour FedExCup
21 Aug 2013 - 5:25pm - 1 Comments
Donald Trump to appear on HBO's Real Sports to talk new Scottish golf course
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, airing Tuesday, August 20 from 9-10 p.m.
20 Aug 2013 - 10:26am - 1 Comments