Golf Buzz

'Dead Men's Clubs,' new golf novel just in time for Christmas
I don't know about you, but I'm way behind in my reading these days – so much for this being the slow season in golf.
1 Dec 2012 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
Do not monkey around with this baboon
Camera shots of the crowd, the water, a cute kid, etc...are standard for golf coverage.  In the business, they are called "cut aways" and they always add some flavor to a pretty standard routine of covering sports.  
30 Nov 2012 - 4:11pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods still king of golf sponsorships
Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship, captured the money titles on both the PGA Tour and European Tour, and stretched out his lead as the world's top-ranked golfer. About the only thing he didn't do was knock Tiger Woods off the top of the golf sponsorship heap.
30 Nov 2012 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments
Michael Jordan, fashion scofflaw?
We've been focused on the announcement of the proposed ban on anchoring this morning, but one other item caught my eye: Apparently Michael Jordan caused a ruckus at the exclusive La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach recently because he wore cargo pants.
28 Nov 2012 - 11:04am - 0 Comments
School is back in session
Just a reminder that the final stages of Q-School for both the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour start on Wednesday. PGA Tour Q-School is out at PGA West in LaQuinta, Calif., where the 174-player field will play six rounds.
28 Nov 2012 - 1:01am - 0 Comments
Who are the worst dressers on the PGA Tour?
Our friends over at Bleacher Report have posted an interesting photo gallery in which Mike Dudurich anointed the 10 worst dressers on the PGA Tour. Let’s just say it’s a subjective list – and, really, what can be more subjective than the fashion choices of pro golfers?
26 Nov 2012 - 11:24pm - 0 Comments
Is Wednesday "Doomsday" for the long putter?
26 Nov 2012 - 10:41pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald plans sinus surgery
Luke Donald has struggled with sinus issues off and on for some time now, and the problem has gotten so bad that he’s going to have surgery sometime soon to deal with it.
26 Nov 2012 - 1:34am - 1 Comments
That's Dr. Catriona Matthew to you
I don’t know about you, but I spent most of my Friday lying around and watching football on TV. My big achievement was making sure I got some leftovers before they were gone.
23 Nov 2012 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving from your favorite golfers
In our house, we do Thanksgiving a little different than most. And by that, I mean we eat Thanksgiving dinner at dinner time.
22 Nov 2012 - 8:18pm - 0 Comments
Golf and the election aftermath
What does the recent national election mean for the golf industry?
22 Nov 2012 - 12:59am - 0 Comments
Switching clubs won't "make any difference," says Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy has used Titleist clubs since he turned pro five years ago and achieved so much at such a young age.
21 Nov 2012 - 12:52pm - 0 Comments
When '1' isn't good enough!
21 Nov 2012 - 12:48am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell gets engaged
Graeme McDowell has gotten engaged to his long-time girlfriend Kristin Stape, he announced on Wednesday in Dubai.
20 Nov 2012 - 9:49pm - 1 Comments
Think golf drives you crazy? Check out this guy
Missing three footers giving you fits? Ready to snap your driver because you can't find a fairway? Relax, it's just a game - it's supposed to be fun.  The joy of the game is the challenge.
20 Nov 2012 - 10:27am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler has some hot wheels
Rickie Fowler fans know that the kid loves motorcycles and fast cars almost as much as he loves golf. He even spent last weekend in Austin hanging out with the Red Bull folks at the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
20 Nov 2012 - 12:20am - 1 Comments
State of golf industry better, with room for improvement
With the arrival of Thanksgiving Week, golf season around much of the country is winding down -- or at least slowing down -- so it’s a good time to take a look at what kind of a year the industry is having.
19 Nov 2012 - 11:10pm - 0 Comments
Metaphor of the week
Adam Scott was thrilled to finally win the Australian Masters, a tournament he has watched since he was small boy.  Announcers on Australian television were equally thrilled to have one of their own charging to victory in the final round. 
19 Nov 2012 - 1:57pm - 0 Comments
Hand-to-hand combat between Poulter and Scott?
I’m not exactly sure where in the guidelines of golf etiquette this falls, but Ian Poulter and Adam Scott appeared to be engaging in a bit of good-natured ribbing during Saturday’s third round of the Australian Masters.
17 Nov 2012 - 6:41pm - 0 Comments