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SILVIS, Ill. – Zach Johnson and William McGirt were at 12-under-par 130 and tied for the lead at the halfway point of the John Deere Classic.    They were a stroke ahead of Steven Bowditch, Johnson Wagner and Brian Harman. 
Dwyane Wade gives Masters green jackets as Christmas gifts to his Miami Heat teammates
Here in the dead of winter, it's hard for us golfers not to cast our thoughts ahead to the first part of April, when the Masters unfolds before us.
23 Dec 2013 - 9:05pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko splits with only coach she has ever had
This weekend was a big one for teen star Lydia Ko – it began with a second wave of rumors, as yet officially unconfirmed, that she has signed an endorsement deal with Callaway Golf.
22 Dec 2013 - 11:46pm - 0 Comments
Cristie Kerr has a baby via surrogate
Cristie Kerr has become a mother – she announced on Twitter Saturday night that she and husband Erik Stevens have had a son, named Mason Kerr Stevens.   And if you hadn't noticed that she was pregnant in her recent LPGA Tour starts, well, your eye
21 Dec 2013 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Michael Kim turns pro after earning college player of year honors at Cal
Michael Kim, the 2012-2013 college player of the year, has turned pro and will surrender his last two years of eligibility at the University of California.
21 Dec 2013 - 10:42pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods in French Alps to watch Lindsey Vonn race
While many of us spent Friday rushing to make our final preparations for Christmas Week, Tiger Woods was far from the madding crowds. The world No.
20 Dec 2013 - 8:53pm - 0 Comments
Old Tom Morris first golf shop location in St. Andrews discovered
St. Andrews is so famous in the world of golf, and so much has been written about it, that you'd think we know all there is to know about the place and its history.
20 Dec 2013 - 6:29pm - 0 Comments
Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 1
The No. 1 golf shot of 2013 also happens to be the shortest in length -- about a 20-foot putt. How can that be, you ask? Easy. Because of its significance.
20 Dec 2013 - 9:01am - 0 Comments
Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 2
LPGA star Stacy Lewis -- the highest ranked American player in the ladies game at No.
19 Dec 2013 - 8:39am - 0 Comments
Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 3
Whenever Phil Mickelson has a significantly lofted club in his hands, you get the feeling something special could happen. Well, that's precisely what happened in a playoff with Branden Grace at Castle Stuart in the Scottish Open.
18 Dec 2013 - 8:48am - 0 Comments
The year of Dufnering
It started innocently enough: A Tour pro, a classroom full of kids and a stiff back from sitting on the floor for an extended time. What happened next led to a yearlong social phenomenon and series of gags that helped "Dufnering" remain a trending topic.
17 Dec 2013 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 4
For my money, the PGA Professional National Championship -- year in and year out -- is one of the best tournaments in professional golf.
17 Dec 2013 - 9:34am - 0 Comments
Luke Donald shoots pucks at Chicago Blackhawks game
Well, while I was all excited about Jim Furyk 'dufnering' at the Jacksonville Jaguars game Sunday afternoon, I totally missed Luke Donald's appearance at the Chicago Blackhawks game Sunday
16 Dec 2013 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments
Best golf shots of 2013 -- No. 5
Over the course of the next five days, PGA.com will take a look at five of the best golf shots hit in the professional ranks over the course of the 2013 calendar year.
16 Dec 2013 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk dufners at Jacksonville Jaguars game
A couple weeks ago, we saw Fred Couples raise the 12th Man flag at a Seattle Seahawks football game.   This afternoon, we saw Jim Furyk do a little 'd
15 Dec 2013 - 4:02pm - 0 Comments
Shaquille O Neal checks to see if Bubba Watson has game
Shaquille O'Neal - better known simply as "Shaq" - has proven himself as large a tv personality as he was a presence in the paint during his superstar NBA career.
14 Dec 2013 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
European Tour sees first -- and second -- 59 in matter of minutes; they're unofficial
Prior to today, the score of "59" had never been recorded on the European Tour since it was founded in 1972.
13 Dec 2013 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko signs with IMG Golf for management and marketing
Lydia Ko has signed with management company IMG, the company has announced.   Born in South Korea and raised in New Zealand, the 16-year-old Ko is already No.
12 Dec 2013 - 5:57pm - 0 Comments
University of Rhode Island golf team shoots 'Golf Boys' remix
Having graduated from the University of Rhode Island 11 years ago (wow, was it that long already?), I have a special place in my heart for all things Rhody Rams.
10 Dec 2013 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
Boo Weekley, after two family deaths, out of Franklin Templeton Shootout
Boo Weekley has withdrawn from this week's Franklin Templeton Shootout after both his uncle and grandfather passed away within the last 10 days. No other details were immediately available, according to the Associated Press. 
9 Dec 2013 - 10:22pm - 0 Comments