Golf Buzz

David Ortiz victimized by exploding golf ball trick
Pitchers and catchers are trickling into their Major League Baseball spring training camps this weekend, so it seems like a good time to share this funny video of one of Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's golf outings over the winter.   Back in Decemb
15 Feb 2014 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk takes roundabout route to hole his chip shot for birdie
You've heard golf announcers talk about "using the backstop" of the green's slope to help a wedge or chip shot roll back closer to the pin?
15 Feb 2014 - 4:52pm - 0 Comments
South African president uses golf to raise funds for education
President Obama is spending the Presidents Day weekend in Palm Springs, where his plans reportedly include binge-watching ''True Detective'' and playing a little golf.
14 Feb 2014 - 7:55pm - 0 Comments
Golf enjoys a Barefoot Blue jean Night
Country music star Jake Owen loves golf. And golf apparently loves Jake Owen.
14 Feb 2014 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
Presidents Day memories: Caddying for Gerald Ford
Four years removed from serving as the 38th president of the United States, a term that was one of the most turbulent periods in American history, Gerald R. Ford greeted me near a clubhouse door. “Are you my caddie today?”
14 Feb 2014 - 9:23am - 0 Comments
Natalie Gulbis blends golf and baseball in game with kids
As we all know, the golf industry is always looking for new ways to introduce people to our great game.
13 Feb 2014 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
Pebble Beach opens new range and golf academy
After more than 20 years of planning and nine months of construction, there’s a new addition to the fabled Pebble Beach Golf Links complex.
13 Feb 2014 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Polite autograph seeker makes big impression on PGA Tour players
Your average PGA Tour player signs hundreds, if not thousands, of autographs each year, and no doubt most of their encounters with fans are necessarily quick and forgettable.
12 Feb 2014 - 10:46pm - 0 Comments
Northern Trust Open | Five players to watch
At Rivera Country Club, there is no ''party hole'' like the par-3 16th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Nor are there ocean vistas like at Pebble Beach, or wide-open spaces like the Hyundai Tournament of Champions or the Humana Challenge.
12 Feb 2014 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Magnolia Lane affected by storm
The famous Magnolia Lane that welcomes some of the world's best players to Augusta National each Spring is feeling the effects of the winter storm that is blanketing the east coast of the country.
12 Feb 2014 - 12:28pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson can't argue physics
Callaway Golf is doing all it can to promote the return of the iconic Big Bertha driver. And of course, part of that is bringing out their heavy hitters to talk about - well, their heavy hitter (see what I did there?).
12 Feb 2014 - 10:48am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson gets serious with Piers Morgan, goofy with Craig Ferguson
Bubba Watson has been a busy dude lately, appearing on both ''The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson'' on CBS and ''Piers Morgan Live'' on CNN in the last couple of days.   The two appearances could hardly have been more diff
12 Feb 2014 - 12:55am - 0 Comments
Tom Watson shocked on the golf course? He was once
It seems like every time I hear Tom Watson talk, he's in complete command of the sitation.
11 Feb 2014 - 6:15pm - 0 Comments
Golf museum on a boat set to open
Golf's greatest treasures have been set adrift. Okay, a bit melodramatic - but my pal @RyanBallangee over at has floated a story that I think is sure to make waves.
11 Feb 2014 - 1:49pm - 0 Comments
Best Pee Wee Golf Swing winners for 2014 announced
The judges have spoken.   For the fourth year, the Little Linksters Association for Junior Golf Development, in partnership with The Littlest Golfer Inc., has crowned the winners in four age categories as having the best ''pee wee'' golf swi
8 Feb 2014 - 9:15pm - 0 Comments
Furman will drop mens golf after this spring
Furman University, long a college golf powerhouse, will drop men's golf as a varsity sport after this spring season, school officials announced Friday.    The Greensville, S.C., school's Board of Trustees made the decision after concluding that
7 Feb 2014 - 8:51pm - 0 Comments
Unique ways to get around a golf course
One of the "hottest" items at the recent PGA Merchandise Show was the Golf Board, a new and unique futuristic device designed to whisk golfers around the course in a more fun way than walking or in a cart.  
6 Feb 2014 - 4:09pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy talks about fiancée, golf and more on Twitter
Rory McIlroy was sitting in the airport on Wednesday, getting ready to fly from, well, somewhere to somewhere else, when his flight got delayed.
5 Feb 2014 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments
John Daly feeling good about his game at Pebble Beach
It's easy to notice John Daly when he's wearing those retina-searing Loudmouth Golf pants.   And, fortunately, it's getting easier to notice Daly up on leaderboards around the globe again.
5 Feb 2014 - 5:01pm - 0 Comments