Golf Buzz

Jessica Korda fires caddie mid-round, hires boyfriend
Caddies get hired and fired on a regular basis in professional golf, but the transaction usually doesn’t happen in the middle of a round in a major.
29 Jun 2013 - 8:04pm - 0 Comments
Olympic gold medalist finds a new sports love - golf
What makes golf so attractive to so many? It's the simplicity and the challenge - it's a sport that anyone can enjoy but even the finest athletes in the world can never conquer.
25 Jun 2013 - 8:23pm - 0 Comments
Play with a Patriot Sweepstakes to benefit Folds of Honor
The Folds of Honor Foundation is doing a great job of raising awareness and funds for scholarships and other assistance for the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country.
25 Jun 2013 - 5:48pm - 0 Comments
PGA of America President Ted Bishop issues update on anchoring ban status
PGA of America President Ted Bishop released the following statement on Monday:
24 Jun 2013 - 6:44pm - 1 Comments
Bernard Hunt, longtime Ryder Cup figure, dies at 83
Bernard Hunt, who made history as both a player and a captain for Great Britain and Ireland in the Ryder Cup, died over the weekend at age 83.
24 Jun 2013 - 2:38am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods major quest is taking a toll, says Hank Haney
In the wake of the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods' former coach Hank Haney believes Woods' persistent focus on breaking Jack Nicklaus' major record is wearing on him.
21 Jun 2013 - 6:46pm - 1 Comments
Report says Justin Rose switching to Tiger Woods' agent
Tim Rosaforte, a Senior Writer at Golf World and Golf Digest, as well as an insider for Golf Channel and NBC, is reporting that U.S.
21 Jun 2013 - 9:15am - 0 Comments
TEE IT FORWARD Weekend
As many of you may know, this weekend (June 22-23) has been designated TEE IT FORWARD Weekend.
20 Jun 2013 - 11:29pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson tops latest U.S. Ryder Cup Team standings
Phil Mickelson has the top spot on the 2014 U.S. Team Points list after his tie for second in last week's U.S.
19 Jun 2013 - 12:07pm - 0 Comments
PGA Honorary President highlighted in Rose's top-10 on Letterman
When you're the U.S. Open champion, you make the media rounds.
19 Jun 2013 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson tattoo trumps Davis Love ink
Earlier this month, my PGA.com colleague TJ Auclair hopped on the Golf Buzz and posted a photo of a guy with a Davis Love III tattoo.
18 Jun 2013 - 10:49pm - 3 Comments
Phil Mickelson consolation, a lower tax bill
As we all saw, Phil Mickelson was mightily disappointed at his sixth runner-up finish in the U.S. Open on Sunday. K. Sean Packard has found a bit of silver lining: Mickelson saved a ton in federal and California state taxes.
18 Jun 2013 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose enjoying NYC tour after U.S. Open win
On Sunday, Justin Rose became just the second player from England since Tony Jacklin in 1970 to win the U.S. Open.    Clearly, Rose is enjoying life as golf's latest major champion and rightfully so.
18 Jun 2013 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
G8 economic summit being held at golf resort
One of my favorite parts of one of my favorite golf trips ever was when a friend and I spent several days in Northern Ireland, playing courses like Royal County Down and Royal Portrush – after all these years, Royal County Down is still one of my all-time favorites.
17 Jun 2013 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Billy Horschel Octopus pants
Regardless of who's name sits atop the leaderboard at the end of the 2013 U.S. Open, I think the real winner may be Ralph Lauren. Wait, what?
16 Jun 2013 - 4:37pm - 0 Comments
Fast Play Friday makes PGA's Tom Abts one of game's innovators
Today is U.S. Open Friday, so it seems like a perfect day to pass along this item about PGA Professional Tom Abts, who tops a Golf Inc.
14 Jun 2013 - 4:28pm - 0 Comments
Carl Pettersson has ball hit by another ball
It's probably the most amazing shot of this U.S. Open, one of the most amazing ever in the history of golf I'd argue.   During the first round of the U.S.
14 Jun 2013 - 10:33am - 0 Comments
Omni buys five big golf resorts from KSL
Omni Hotels & Resorts has reached an agreement to buy five well-known golf resorts from KSL Capital Partners, LLC, the two companies have announced.
13 Jun 2013 - 8:15pm - 0 Comments
Linda Hartough paints 16th hole at Merion
Every year, golf-landscape artist Linda Hartough creates a painting of a prominent hole at that year’s U.S. Open venue. This year's creation features the 16th hole at Merion Golf Club.
13 Jun 2013 - 7:25pm - 0 Comments