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MADRID -- The Madrid Masters has been removed from the European Tour's calendar due to a lack of funding.
Mickelson talks Open win, U.S. Open prep on Golf Channel
Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson joined co-hosts Gary Williams and Charlie Rymer on Golf Channel's Morning Drive Friday.
15 Nov 2013 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Mission accomplished for Jarrod Lyle in Aussie Masters
Australian Jarrod Lyle accomplished an incredible feat that should be a late entry for "golf moment of the year" honors, if such a thing exists.
15 Nov 2013 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
Lynn Swann, football legend and business leader, named independent PGA Board Member
Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann, who helped lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl wins in the 1970s and 1980s, has been named the new Independent Director on the PGA of America Board of Directors.
15 Nov 2013 - 8:51am - 0 Comments
PGA of America's oldest living member turns 103
PGA Life Member Errie Ball of Stuart, Fla., turned 103 today. Ball is the oldest living member of The PGA of America and the lone surviving member of the original Masters Tournament field of 1934.
14 Nov 2013 - 3:17pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn hitting the slopes?
USA Today has a report saying that Tiger Woods might be in Breckenridge, Colo., skiing with Olympic champion girlfriend Lindsey Vonn.
14 Nov 2013 - 1:43pm - 0 Comments
Jarrod Lyle makes emotional comeback after second leukemia battle
Sport produces spine-tingling, send chills through your body moments at times. Yesterday in Australia was one of those special occasions.
14 Nov 2013 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Manila Masters goes ahead in wake of Typhoon Haiyan
As I write this Wednesday night, the first round of the inaugural Resorts World Manila Masters is under way as scheduled – despite the fact that the Philippines is still reeling from Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated several southern parts of the island nation a few days ago.
13 Nov 2013 - 10:30pm - 0 Comments
Hilton Head man drowns after falling into golf course pond
The Islandpacket.com out of Hilton Head, S.C., has the sad story of Lawrence Monroe Slovin -- an 86-year-old man who drowned after falling into a golf course p
13 Nov 2013 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
Golf Channel host Lara Baldesarra joins CNN
CNN announced today that Lara Baldesarra is joining the network's sports unit in Atlanta. Baldesarra moves to CNN after having spent much of the last two years with Golf Channel, where she anchored Golf Central and hosted the weekly interview show, Grey Goose 19th Hole.
13 Nov 2013 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
OHL Classic at Mayakoba | Five players to watch
The final official PGA Tour event of the calendar year -- the OHL Classic at Mayakoba -- takes place in Mexico this week.
13 Nov 2013 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Niece of Tiger Woods recreates famous golf-ball juggling commercial
Remember that cool Nike commercial years ago, where Tiger Woods is juggling a golf ball with his wedge? He bounces and stops the ball on the clubface, juggles through his legs, behind his back... you remember, right?
13 Nov 2013 - 9:33am - 0 Comments
Golfers in Mexico save playing partner from jaws of 12-foot crocodile
OK, remember not long ago when we told you the story about the New York man who -- on vacation in Mexico -- lost two fingers to a crocodile while playing golf at the Iberostar Cancun Golf Club?
13 Nov 2013 - 9:10am - 0 Comments
Turkey plans Ryder Cup 2022 hosting bid
Last week, Turkey staged the inaugural edition of the Turkish Airlines Open on the European Tour. Now, the country is raising its sights – considerably. And by considerably, I mean the Ryder Cup.
12 Nov 2013 - 7:27pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose awarded honorary lifetime membership on European Tour
Justin Rose soared onto the world stage in golf at age 17 when he tied for fourth as an amateur in the 1998 Open Championship. The day after that tournament ended, Rose decided to turn professional and would miss the cut in his first 21 consecutive starts as a pro.
12 Nov 2013 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
Players hit balls from hotel balcony into lagoon as part of closest-to-pin contest in Dubai
Last week, Tiger Woods hit golf balls from Asia to Europe across the famed Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul ahead of the Turkish Airlines Open.
11 Nov 2013 - 6:32pm - 0 Comments
World's Largest Golf Outing raises $735,000 for Wounded Warrior Project
Today is Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day up in Canada, and it seems like the perfect time to pass along a story about one of the many tremendous ways that the golf community embraces our veterans.
11 Nov 2013 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
Kiawah Island Club Course records six holes-in-one during single-day outing
News crossed the inbox this morning from Mike Touhill, Director of Public Relations for Kiawah Partners, that not one, not two, not three... but six holes-in-one were recorded in the same day at Kiawah Island Club's Cassique course at Kiawah Island, S.C. Say what?!
11 Nov 2013 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Video: Tiger Woods hits tree with follow through in Turkey
In case you missed it over the weekend, Tiger Woods had an injury scare while playing in the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
11 Nov 2013 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
Golf weekend recap: Home victory of sorts for Chris Kirk in Sea Island
Chris Kirk spent six years living in beautiful Sea Island, Ga. A few months ago, the 28-year-old moved to Atlanta. On his return to paradise over the weekend, the former Georgia Bulldog won the McGladrey Classic by one shot.
11 Nov 2013 - 8:00am - 0 Comments