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Golfer uses driver to fend off deer in home
Callaway Golf has enjoyed a great resurgence in the past year, producing clubs that swing faster, hit the ball higher, improve accuracy, fight off wild animals. Wait, what?
22 Nov 2013 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Must watch: Mike's Golf Shop buys golf clubs
A Chattanooga, Tenn., news reporter is calling the video you can see below, "the best worst commercial in the history of television." We can't think of a better way to describe it. Either way, it's a must watch!  
22 Nov 2013 - 9:07am - 0 Comments
New Hampshire man snags back-to-back aces on par 4s
It seems every week around this parts, we have story after story of incredible hole-in-one feats.
22 Nov 2013 - 8:32am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell commits to Ireland for 2016 Olympics
The world of golf rejoiced when the sport was reinstated into the Olympics for 2016. The news, however, gave Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy a headache.
21 Nov 2013 - 7:30pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter join SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio
It was announced today that European Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson -- who recently became the first player in history to win the FedExCup and the Race to Dubai in the same season -- will each host his own weekly show on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio in 2014 (channel 93 on XM, channel
21 Nov 2013 - 10:54am - 0 Comments
Lindsey Vonn suffers mild right knee strain and partial ACL tear
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic champion skier and girlfriend of world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods, sustained an injury to her surgically repaired right knee in a ski training accident on Tuesday.
20 Nov 2013 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Tickets available now for 2014 PGA Championship
The PGA Championship -- the Season's Final Major -- celebrates its 96th anniversary in 2014 with a return visit to Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
20 Nov 2013 - 9:41am - 0 Comments
Bobby Clampett earns PGA Master Professional status in Teaching & Coaching
Most of us know Bobby Clampett for his 15 years on the PGA Tour player and, more recently, a couple years on the Champions Tour, along with his work as a golf analyst for CBS, TNT and the Golf Channel.
19 Nov 2013 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
Big Break's glass break challenge backfires on Chi Chi Rodriguez
If you've seen Golf Channel's show "Big Break" then you're familiar with the glass break challenge, where contestants attempt to fire a low, stinger through something resembling a window pane.
19 Nov 2013 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
New visual evidence rules in golf
The USGA and the R&A released a statement today concerning their ongoing review of the use of video and other visual evidence in administering the Rules of Golf.
19 Nov 2013 - 9:49am - 0 Comments
Peter Uihlein becomes first American named European tour rookie of year
Peter Uihlein has been named the winner of the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award, European Tour officials have announced.
18 Nov 2013 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
Golf weekend recap: Henrik Stenson makes history
Typically, we lead with PGA Tour news to start off the weekend recap, but in this case, we're forced to make a special exception, seeing as Henrik Stenson accomplished something
18 Nov 2013 - 8:50am - 0 Comments
Jason Day loses eight relatives in Typhoon Haiyan
For most of us in the United States, Typhoon Haiyan didn't affect us personally. But to the people of the South Pacific region, it was like a combination of Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy – with a lot more damage and many more deaths.
17 Nov 2013 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Wen-chong Liang donates half Manila earnings to Typhoon Haiyan relief
Wen-chong Liang won the inaugural Manila Masters in a playoff Sunday, then donated half his earnings to help victims from Typhoon Haiyan.  Liang, 35, earned $135,000, and said he was giving half of it away to relief efforts. 
17 Nov 2013 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner talks Auburn football on 'This Week in SEC Football,' is honored at halftime
Saturdays in November are focused on college football for many of us, but golf was front and center in Southeastern Conference country today.
16 Nov 2013 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
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