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Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
WATCH: Charl Schwartzel bombs in a birdie from 64 feet
The greens at Innisbrook Resort and Club have been stingy all week, as evidenced by the low scores to par and struggles by even the leading contenders.
13 Mar 2016 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments
Remember what happened at last year's Valspar Championship?
In case anyone forgot, last year's final round of the Valspar Championship was, well, exciting to say the least. Jordan Spieth, the not-yet-No. 1 player in golf, had a putt on 18 to save par and make it into a three-way playoff. He sinks the putt, of course.
13 Mar 2016 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas makes a tidy birdie on 14 at Valspar Championship
The par-5 14th wasn't going excessively well for Just Thomas Saturday. His second shot sent a spectator sprawling. (Said spectator was not hurt and got a golf glove/handshake from Thomas.)
12 Mar 2016 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Spieth makes the most of Moving Day at Valspar Championship
If you were within a few holes of 14 when Jordan Spieth stepped in to his putt for eagle, you probably heard the crowd's roar. Spieth had already battled back to make the cut after shooting a 76 in the opening round.
12 Mar 2016 - 1:12pm - 0 Comments
Steve Stricker jars wedge shot from 150 yards out for eagle at the Valspar Championship
  As a part-time PGA Tour player, 49-year-old Steve Stricker has only started a handful of tournaments so far this season.
11 Mar 2016 - 7:56pm - 0 Comments
Mark Wahlberg makes a hole-in-one with a Rory McIlroy golf ball
  Actor and avid golfer Mark Wahlberg made a hole-on-one today, and quickly took to Twitter to tell the world about it.
11 Mar 2016 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
Blayne Barber sinks 148-yard shot for eagle at Valspar Championship
  Central Florida apparently had a difficult fall and winter for growing grass, and the greens at Innisbrook this week are said to be not as pristine as they otherwise might be.
10 Mar 2016 - 6:44pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy answers questions from students at his high school in Northern Ireland
  I grew up in a small town in West Texas, where fame and fortune seemed very far away.
10 Mar 2016 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
E-Z-GO to sponsor car in NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Phoenix this weekend
  Phoenix is one of the nation's top golf markets, and is also the home of this weekend's races on the NASCAR schedule.
10 Mar 2016 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko putts with Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors on court
  The LPGA Tour is off this week, so world No. 1 Lydia Ko is up in the Bay Area for a little work and a little play.
9 Mar 2016 - 4:18pm - 0 Comments
Florida course has four holes-in-one in the same tournament
NAPLES, Fla. -- Officially, Friday was the Wildcat Run Men's Invitational. Unofficially, it was hole-in-one day at the Estero club.
8 Mar 2016 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner takes batting practice with Toronto Blue Jays
  Jason Dufner was born in Ohio and lives in Alabama – so naturally, he's a Toronto Blue Jays fan.   Okay, well, maybe the Jays aren't necessarily near and dear to his heart.
8 Mar 2016 - 9:28pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler wins $1 million for Els autism charity with hole-in-one
  Not often can you say that the biggest golf shot of the week happened on a Monday, but that is definitely the case today – Rickie Fowler made a hole-in-one at a pro-am tournament for the Els for Autism Foundation, and that triggered a $1 million donation to the ch
7 Mar 2016 - 10:01pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Jimmy Walker holes approach for eagle at No. 17
Jimmy Walker's had a stretch of forgettable Sundays this winter. He shot 77 in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open to fall out of contention, then struggled to a 72 at Pebble Beach two weeks later.
6 Mar 2016 - 5:00pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Bubba Watson holes 61-foot putt for eagle
Bubba Watson's putter was making magic in Sunday's final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral. Consider this 61-foot putt for eagle on the par-5 eighth hole.
6 Mar 2016 - 4:45pm - 0 Comments
Billy Horschel saves par celebrates like Billy Horschel
We know Billy Horschel likes to have fun on the golf course. Today he went next level after driving his ball in the water and then missing the green on the par-4 third.  
5 Mar 2016 - 12:57pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler gives Jordan Spieth 'Blue's Clues' shoutout
If you were a kid watching TV in the 1990s - or a parent watching their kids watch TV in the 1990s - you know what "Blue's Clues" is. And you know who Steve Burns is - the super amiable host of the Nickelodian hit kid's show.
5 Mar 2016 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth vs. Justin Thomas: Loser shaves his head?
  UPDATE: Looks like it we won't see a bald Justin Thomas any time soon.
4 Mar 2016 - 11:04pm - 0 Comments
Kristoffer Broberg slam-dunks wedge shot for birdie at Cadillac Championship
  At No. 68 in the world ranking, Kristoffer Broberg was about the last man into the field for this week's Cadillac Championship.
4 Mar 2016 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments