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LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson says he was contemplating retirement.
Artist paints mural to honor Arnold Palmer at Valspar Championship
As the first Arnold Palmer Invitational since The King's passing approaches, there have been many tributes paid to honor the legacy of one of golf's greatest icons.
11 Mar 2017 - 2:29pm - 0 Comments
NBC announcer Dan Hicks gives hilarious call for Bubba Watson’s caddie Ted Scott
Calling a round of golf for a broadcast is an art, and announcers such as Dan Hicks and Jim Nantz do a masterful job of bringing insight and descriptions to what we're watching at home.
11 Mar 2017 - 11:59am - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson's 2-year-old daughter runs on course to give hug
Sometimes, you just need a hug from dad. And when you're 2 years old, you don't really care that he's at work.
11 Mar 2017 - 11:15am - 0 Comments
A memorable week awaits Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A bottle of Musk Monsieur — the cologne that announced Arnold Palmer was near — is still on his desk at Bay Hill.
10 Mar 2017 - 2:30pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods to miss Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods won't be at the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week and still doesn't know when he will play again.
10 Mar 2017 - 10:58am - 0 Comments
John Daly, Andrew 'Beef' Johnston host hilarious Q&A show on Periscope
What do you get when you combine John Daly, Andrew "Beef" Johnston, some adult beverages and a camera phone to broadcast out to the world to take questions from the people of Periscope? "The Meat and Beef Show."
9 Mar 2017 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
Wesley Bryan makes birdie from cart path at Valspar Championship
Wesley Bryan has quickly made a name for himself on the PGA Tour separate from his days as a trick-shot artist with his brother, George. But that doesn't mean that Wesley is done hitting some tricky shots on the golf course.
9 Mar 2017 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Charl Schwartzel hurts wrist when hit by shot of amateur partner
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Charl Schwartzel has withdrawn from the Valspar Championship pro-am after 10 holes because of something that has never happened to him: He got hit by a golf ball.
8 Mar 2017 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer statue to be unveiled Saturday at Bay Hill
The late Arnold Palmer was a larger-than-life presence for nearly 50 years at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Palmer will remain so in spirit, but also now an impressive likeness of The King will loom over the 1st and 10th tee boxes at the course he made famous.
8 Mar 2017 - 10:38am - 0 Comments
Ross Fisher's finish leads to Match Play and a shot at Masters
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ross Fisher arrived at the Mexico Championship fully aware that it could be his last significant tournament for the next month.
7 Mar 2017 - 5:18pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson's brilliant bunker shot seals WGC-Mexico Championship
For a time on Sunday, it looked as if Dustin Johnson was going to run away with his 14th career PGA Tour victory.
5 Mar 2017 - 6:08pm - 0 Comments
Tommy Fleetwood gets cracked in face on caddie's botched high-five
Golfers and their caddies are just the worst when it comes to high-fives. England's Tommy Fleetwood holed a nearly 40-foot putt for birdie on the 72nd hole of the WGC-Mexico Championship for a final-round, 5-under 66 on Sunday that moved him into second place.
5 Mar 2017 - 5:50pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits 241-yard approach to 3 feet, makes eagle
Is there a player in the game today more electrifying to watch than Phil Mickelson? He is just so. Much. Fun. To. Watch.
5 Mar 2017 - 4:08pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas ace gets the Mexican soccer announcer treatment
Mexican soccer announcers, as you probably already know, have the absolute greatest "goal" calls in the world.
5 Mar 2017 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
Martin Kaymer's bunker hole-out is phenomenal
Before Sunday's final round of the WGC-Mexico Championship, the tournament had already seen an eye-popping 61 hole outs for the week.
5 Mar 2017 - 12:29pm - 0 Comments
The Adventures of Phil Mickelson: Revisiting Phil's wild round
This is the story of a man named Phil.  Today he was rejoined by his caddie Bones, who was ill.
4 Mar 2017 - 6:11pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas bounces in ace at WGC-Mexico Championship
There has been no shortage of entertaining and incredible moments this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship — from Phil doing the most Phil things we've seen this year to Dustin
4 Mar 2017 - 4:36pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson opens third round with easy eagle at WGC-Mexico Championship
When you're one of the longest hitters on the PGA Tour and the No. 1-ranked player in the world, you obviously have the ability to hit some amazing shots. But at altitude, Dustin Johnson is hitting video game-type shots.
4 Mar 2017 - 1:50pm - 0 Comments
Bones to Bro: Phil Mickelson calls on brother to fill in as caddie
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a familiar face on the bag in Mexico Championship. He called him "Bro," not "Bones."
3 Mar 2017 - 6:58pm - 0 Comments