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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – RBC Heritage Tournament Director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsor-less days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know if it would make it through to the next year.
President Obama plays at 'Caddyshack' course with Alonzo Mourning
Al Czervik and Judge Smails were nowhere to be found. Danny Noonan and Carl Spackler must have been elsewhere.
9 Nov 2013 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods watches Stanford-Oregon game from Turkey, sacrificing sleep but gaining inspiration
Did you stay up late Thursday night to watch the Stanford-Oregon football game? I sure did. So did Tiger Woods. The only difference was he's in Turkey this week.
8 Nov 2013 - 1:53pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson thinks gold would match green quite well
Phil Mickelson thinks gold would match quite nicely with his collection of green jackets.
8 Nov 2013 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson's fiancee lands cover of national magazine
It's been a big couple of weeks for Dustin Johnson. First, Johnson won the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai last week.
8 Nov 2013 - 10:23am - 0 Comments
Thorbjorn Olesen's odd three-putt in Turkey
Nobody likes a three-putt -- make that double for touring professionals.
8 Nov 2013 - 9:57am - 0 Comments
Jason Kokrak aces par 4 in McGladrey Classic pro-am
PGA Tour player Jason Kokrak hit what's guesstimated to be a 1-million-to-1 kind of golf shot in the McGladrey Classic Pro-Am on Wednesday.
7 Nov 2013 - 10:14am - 0 Comments
Adam Scott reveling in rock-star treatment back home in Australia
After he won the Masters last spring, Adam Scott took his sweet time getting back to Australia to celebrate. 
6 Nov 2013 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
McGladrey Classic | Five players to watch
Following a two-week stint in Asia, the PGA Tour returns stateside this week for the McGladrey Classic at the Seaside Course in Sea Island, Ga.
6 Nov 2013 - 9:36am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour caddies finalizing plans for association
A report filed by GolfChannel.com's Rex Hoggard on Wednesday morning, stated that PGA Tour caddies are finalizing a plan for an association.
6 Nov 2013 - 8:52am - 0 Comments
Update: Brandt Snedeker's knee injury caused by Segway fall
In this space yesterday, we relayed the news that Brandt Snedeker withdrew from the Australian PGA Championship citing a knee injury suffered while in China following last week's WGC
6 Nov 2013 - 8:33am - 0 Comments
Lorena Ochoa takes to Twitter to announce birth of second child
Lorena Ochoa, a 27-time winner on the LPGA Tour, took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce the birth of her second child, a girl, named Julia.
6 Nov 2013 - 8:19am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods hits tee shot from Asia to Europe
Tiger Woods, in Turkey this week for the Turkish Airlines Open, hit a tee shot on Tuesday from one continent to another... seriously. The country of Turkey is located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe.
5 Nov 2013 - 7:56am - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker, citing knee injury, withdraws from Australian PGA
Brandt Snedeker, the No. 9-ranked player in the world, has withdrawn from this week's Australian PGA Championship citing an injured knee.
5 Nov 2013 - 7:40am - 0 Comments
Edwin Watts Golf Shops files for bankruptcy
Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC, long one of the most prominent golf retailers in the United States, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  
4 Nov 2013 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els not happy with European Tour's increased playing requirements
South Africa's Ernie Els, a four-time major champion and former world No. 1, is so incensed by the European Tour's increased playing requirements that he's decided to skip next week's flagship season-ending event in Dubai.
4 Nov 2013 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
Golf weekend recap: Late eagle propels Dustin Johnson in Shanghai
In four holes over two days (the final two holes on Saturday and the first two on Sunday), a six-shot lead for Dustin Johnson was erased in the WGC-HSBC Champions.
3 Nov 2013 - 9:34pm - 0 Comments
Golf legend Gary Player celebrates 78th birthday
The Black Knight, Gary Player, celebrates his 78th birthday today.
1 Nov 2013 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Toby Keith really loves golf
Toby Keith sings about his love of country, horses, trucks, and the occasional drink or two.
31 Oct 2013 - 11:15pm - 0 Comments
Simon Dyson faces stiff sanctions from European Tour
According to a Reuters report, six-time European Tour winner Simon Dyson faces possible expulsion from that Tour for a violation of the rules last week in Shanghai at the BMW Master
31 Oct 2013 - 11:59am - 0 Comments