Golf Buzz

2013 National PGA Teacher of the Year Lou Guzzi demonstrates how hitting a driver can be the right play when you need a low shot to escape trouble.
Kids take aim, impress during Beat The Pro challenge
The Beat the Pro challenge at the KLM Open gives us amateurs the chance to step out of our armchair quarterback spot and see if we actually could get closer to the pin than some of the world's best golfers. 
16 Sep 2017 - 4:11pm - 0 Comments
What are your favorite golf video games?
When you're stuck inside on a rainy day, or you want to escape to one of golf's great courses, video games have provided us the ability to keep on playing the game away from the course. 
16 Sep 2017 - 1:33pm - 0 Comments
Moriya Jutanugarn fires 68 to lead at Evian Championship
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand shot 3-under 68 to lead in the Evian Championship second round on Saturday, and could join her younger sister Ariya in the golf majors record book.
16 Sep 2017 - 11:53am - 0 Comments
Jason Day finds his groove at BMW Championship with close friend on the bag
After Jason Day completed his Friday round at Conway Farms, a friend shouted, "Jason, my car is on its last legs!" "Better start walking!" Day shot back with a smile.
16 Sep 2017 - 10:40am - 0 Comments
Jason Day scores second career PGA Tour ace at BMW Championship
It's been quite an eventful week for former world No. 1 and PGA Champion Jason Day.
15 Sep 2017 - 3:14pm - 0 Comments
Young fan has adorable reaction to receiving golf ball from Jordan Spieth
It doesn't take a lot of effort to make someone's day. On Thursday, during the first round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Illinois, three-time major winner Jordan Spieth did just that for a young fan.
15 Sep 2017 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Players who have shot sub-60 rounds on the PGA Tour
Four years ago this week, in the second round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms on Sept. 13, 2013, 2018 Ryder Cup USA Captain Jim Furyk fired a score of 12-under 59. It was the fifth 59 in PGA Tour history.
15 Sep 2017 - 11:32am - 0 Comments
Stickers on two clubs lead to eight-shot penalty for Ben Crane
UPDATED: Crane was disquailified on Friday morning before the start of his second round for failure to mention the infractions to his playing partners on Thursday. You can hear Crane explain the situation here:
15 Sep 2017 - 8:35am - 0 Comments
A look at all 31 of the holes in one on the PGA Tour this season
A hole-in-one is the luckiest shot in golf. And because they're so good at what they do, it's no surprise that PGA Tour players seem to be luckier than the rest of us when it comes to jarring a tee shot in a single stroke.
15 Sep 2017 - 3:18am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth leads FedEx Cup by continuing to give himself chances
Jordan Spieth has a unique putting style on short putts, looking at the hole rather than the ball. PGA Professional Warren Bottke explains the strategy and technique.
14 Sep 2017 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
Two-time Ryder Cup USA Captain Davis Love III doing his part to help in hurricane recovery
Davis Love III calls St. Simons Island, Ga., home.
14 Sep 2017 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas left Wanamaker Trophy with Rickie Fowler to ride out Hurricane Irma
Justin Thomas shot an impressive final round 68 at Quail Hollow Club to erase a five shot deficit and capture the PGA Championship, his first major championship win.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:56am - 0 Comments
This amateur's swing is, um, interesting, but effective
Golf swings are like snowflakes -- no two are alike. There are a lot that are similar, but we've never seen one like the one we're about to show you.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:40am - 0 Comments
European Tour fan 'beats the pros' at KLM Open
The KLM Open is going on this week on the European Tour in the Netherlands. Probably the coolest aspect of this tournament is how the organizers get the spectators involved with its "beat the pros" promotion.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:27am - 0 Comments
European Tour pro holes longest 2-footer you'll ever see
One of the things that separates Tour-caliber golfers from average golfers is their creativity. It's the ability to imagine what we might believe to be the unimaginable.
14 Sep 2017 - 8:10am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth, Cubs' Ian Happ bond over golf at Wrigley Field
Ian Happ grew up around golf. His late father, Keith, was a senior agronomist for the USGA and board member of the First Tee of Pittsburgh, which promotes the game and its values to youth. As a kid, any thoughts of being a pro golfer were fleeting.
14 Sep 2017 - 2:08am - 0 Comments
Odds of a hole in one, albatross, condor and golf's other unlikely shots
When it comes to a hole-in-one, an albatross or, even a condor -- more on that coming , if you don't know what it is -- us golfers know they're all extra special. But just how special are they? Like, what are the odds?
13 Sep 2017 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Sangmoon Bae makes return to golf after 2-year army duty
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Former PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae has put his rifle away and replaced it with his golf clubs to play in his professional tournament in more than two years.
13 Sep 2017 - 12:46pm - 0 Comments
Where mulligans came from and 8 more golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
13 Sep 2017 - 10:14am - 0 Comments