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Tiger Woods is swinging a driver without pain, and his agent says doctors have cleared him to practice without limitations. Still to be determined is when Woods can play in a tournament.
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2016: The Year in shanks, chunks and yips
When it comes to golf, nobody likes to hear, let alone see or hit, the dreaded "s" word -- "SHANK." No matter the level of golf ability, those dirty, no good shots that you wish to avoid like the plague can pop up on occasion and they can be contagious.
18 Nov 2016 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy hilariously grilled by 9-year-old in tremendous interview
The European Tour's social media machine is one that just never stops giving.
18 Nov 2016 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson's caddie, Jim 'Bones' Mackay, progressing after double knee replacement surgery
October 19 was quite a day for the longtime team of Phil Mickelson and his caddie, Jim "Bones" Mackay. On that day, Mickelson had surgery for a sports hernia, while his looper went under the knife for a double-knee replacement surgery.
18 Nov 2016 - 8:55am - 0 Comments
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PGA Professional and student are driving force behind 'Bogeybox' business
After returning from a trip to the PGA Merchandise Show down in Orlando a couple of years back, PGA Professional Clayton Balch was back to his regular gig at Chelsea Piers in New York giving lessons.
17 Nov 2016 - 1:06pm - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy needs two tries to escape water in Dubai
There's nothing professional golfers hate more than taking penalty strokes for unplayable lies. If there's any chance of advancing the ball without taking an unplayable, players will do it -- remember that time Sergio Garcia hit one out of a tree?
17 Nov 2016 - 9:32am - 0 Comments
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11 crazy golf records
You may not have realized it (and, don't worry, we honestly didn't really know it was "a thing" until this week), but today is International Guinness World Record Day. It's amazing the list of crazy records you can find if you have enough time to waste!
17 Nov 2016 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
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European Tour aces its #MannequinChallenge video
Remember planking? The Ice Bucket Challenge? "Icing" friends? Well, all the rage lately has been the #MannequinChallenge where you shoot a video of a group of people just standing in place, not moving, like... a mannequin.
16 Nov 2016 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
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Golf tips: Layer up for cold weather without hindering your swing
In many areas around the country, golf season is quickly winding down. Colder weather is moving in and, before we know it, our favorite courses will most likely be covered in snow.
16 Nov 2016 - 10:23am - 0 Comments
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5 pairings we'd love to see at the Zurich Classic
In case you haven't heard, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has announced a format change for the 2017 tournament. It's a change that's sure to give the event a huge boost of adrenaline too.
15 Nov 2016 - 11:01am - 0 Comments
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25 golf clichés we all love to hate
If you've played or watched golf for any amount of time, then you've heard more than a handful of clichés.
13 Nov 2016 - 4:29pm - 0 Comments
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Behind the camera: How one golfer got an incredible Praying Mantis photo
You never know what you're going to find on the golf course. The key is to always have your camera ready.
13 Nov 2016 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
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Watch pack of mongooses swarm green at European Tour event
We've seen a fair amount of nature on the golf course this fall as the various golf tours have traveled around the world.
10 Nov 2016 - 3:59pm - 0 Comments
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Jack Nicklaus watched the Ryder Cup on his phone at NFL game
NEW YORK -- Jack Nicklaus is considered by many to be the greatest golfer who ever lived. Given his 73 PGA Tour titles, including 18 major championship victories, it'd be hard to argue otherwise.
10 Nov 2016 - 2:05pm - 0 Comments
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Paul Levy 'prepared' for new role as PGA of America President
Paul Levy ‘prepared’ for new role as PGA of America President
10 Nov 2016 - 8:41am - 0 Comments
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Golf Q&A with Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann
NEW YORK – Pro Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann is in the Big Apple this week for the 100th PGA Annual Meeting after serving two years as an Independent Director on the Association’s Board of Directors, a 21-member committee that manages the Association, interprets the constitutio
9 Nov 2016 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
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Jack Nicklaus reveals letter he sent to announce professional status 55 years ago
Can you imagine a professional golf world without the game's winningest major champion of all-time, Mr. Jack Nicklaus?
8 Nov 2016 - 8:43am - 0 Comments
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Wild, wacky head covers of the golf course
People like to tell me that the cover you put on your driver doesn't matter. "How many strokes does that take off your scorecard?" they say, "how many putts does it make for you?"
6 Nov 2016 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
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Things to love about golf in the fall
Fall golf is a double-edged sword, especially for those of us who live in areas that experience all four seasons.
4 Nov 2016 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
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Smylie Kaufman startled by fake snake prank
There are many people who love snakes. I, for one, am not one of those people. And, as we recently learned, neither is PGA Tour winner Smylie Kaufman.
4 Nov 2016 - 8:29am - 0 Comments