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On Sunday, The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles punched their respective tickets to Super Bowl LII in Minnepolis on Feb. 4.   Want to show your support for the AFC or NFC Champions on the golf course?
Henrik Stenson hopes to honor Arnold Palmer at Bay Hill
PALM HARBOR — Henrik Stenson had his chances to close the deal, capture his hometown tournament and earn the cherished 72nd hole handshake from The King himself.
14 Mar 2017 - 11:42am - 0 Comments
Muirfield to admit women, back in Open Championship rotation
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Muirfield has voted to admit female members for the first time in its 273-year history, paving the way for the Scottish golf club to again host the Open Championship.
14 Mar 2017 - 11:17am - 0 Comments
Adam Hadwin holes 53-foot birdie putt
Remember that bad break at the 10th hole we told you about earlier for Adam Hadwin when he hit the flagstick with an approach shot?
12 Mar 2017 - 4:58pm - 0 Comments
Adam Hadwin clanks ball off flagstick
Sometimes a player hits a golf shot that's so good, it actually turns out to be too good... and he or she catches a bad break. That was the case at the 10th hole at Innisbrook on Sunday in the final round of the Valspar Championship.
12 Mar 2017 - 4:18pm - 0 Comments
Man holes out from bunker... with a rake
I'm not sure where this video was shot, when it was shot, or who the man is that pulled it off. All I know is that I saw it on Twitter this afternoon and -- if real and not somehow video altered -- is awesome.
12 Mar 2017 - 3:18pm - 0 Comments
European Tour rules official plunked with tee shot
For whatever reason, a European Tour rules official was riding a golf cart down the ninth fairway in the final round of the Hero Indian Open on on Sunday... while a group was on the tee and ready to let it fly.
12 Mar 2017 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
These golfers should leave the fighting to boxers
Things can get heated on the golf course at times. Whether it's gamesmanship, a lousy hole, needling that crosses the line, a long wait, being hit into by the group behind you -- sometimes you get a little hot under the collar.
12 Mar 2017 - 12:51pm - 0 Comments
Artist paints mural to honor Arnold Palmer at Valspar Championship
As the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since The King's passing approaches, there have been many tributes paid to honor the legacy of one of golf's greatest icons.
11 Mar 2017 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
NBC announcer Dan Hicks gives hilarious call for Bubba Watson’s caddie Ted Scott
Calling a round of golf for a broadcast is an art, and announcers such as Dan Hicks and Jim Nantz do a masterful job of bringing insight and descriptions to what we're watching at home.
11 Mar 2017 - 11:59am - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson's 2-year-old daughter runs on course to give hug
Sometimes, you just need a hug from dad. And when you're 2 years old, you don't really care that he's at work.
11 Mar 2017 - 11:15am - 0 Comments
A memorable week awaits Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A bottle of Musk Monsieur — the cologne that announced Arnold Palmer was near — is still on his desk at Bay Hill.
10 Mar 2017 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods won't be at the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week and still doesn't know when he will play again.
10 Mar 2017 - 10:58am - 0 Comments
John Daly, Andrew 'Beef' Johnston host hilarious Q&A show on Periscope
What do you get when you combine John Daly, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, some adult beverages and a camera phone to broadcast out to the world to take questions from the people of Periscope? "The Meat and Beef Show."
9 Mar 2017 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
Wesley Bryan makes birdie from cart path at Valspar Championship
Wesley Bryan has quickly made a name for himself on the PGA Tour separate from his days as a trick-shot artist with his brother, George. But that doesn't mean that Wesley is done hitting some tricky shots on the golf course.
9 Mar 2017 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Charl Schwartzel hurts wrist when hit by shot of amateur partner
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Charl Schwartzel has withdrawn from the Valspar Championship pro-am after 10 holes because of something that has never happened to him: He got hit by a golf ball.
8 Mar 2017 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer statue to be unveiled Saturday at Bay Hill
The late Arnold Palmer was a larger-than-life presence for nearly 50 years at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Palmer will remain so in spirit, but also now an impressive likeness of The King will loom over the 1st and 10th tee boxes at the course he made famous.
8 Mar 2017 - 10:38am - 0 Comments
Ross Fisher's finish leads to Match Play and a shot at Masters
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ross Fisher arrived at the Mexico Championship fully aware that it could be his last significant tournament for the next month.
7 Mar 2017 - 5:18pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson's brilliant bunker shot seals WGC-Mexico Championship
For a time on Sunday, it looked as if Dustin Johnson was going to run away with his 14th career PGA Tour victory.
5 Mar 2017 - 6:08pm - 0 Comments
Tommy Fleetwood gets cracked in face on caddie's botched high-five
Golfers and their caddies are just the worst when it comes to high-fives. England's Tommy Fleetwood holed a nearly 40-foot putt for birdie on the 72nd hole of the WGC-Mexico Championship for a final-round, 5-under 66 on Sunday that moved him into second place.
5 Mar 2017 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments