Golf Buzz

Yeah, yeah. We haven't flipped the calendar to the new year yet. But who cares? It's never too early to start getting excited about major championship golf.
Australian wildlife greets players at World Cup of Golf
Players representing 28 countries are in Melbourne, Australia, this week for the World Cup of Golf, including USA teammates Jimmy Walker and Rickie Fowler.
22 Nov 2016 - 8:54am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler stopped by TSA... because of Danny Lee
Since the Tour Championship in 2015, PGA Tour players Rickie Fowler and Danny Lee have been locked in a fantastic prank war.
21 Nov 2016 - 12:27pm - 0 Comments
7 reasons to play golf instead of shop on Black Friday
Black Friday. Some people love it. Others dread it. Whatever your take is, can we just all agree that it results in absolute madness? Instead of dealing with all that craziness, why not play golf instead?
21 Nov 2016 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Billy Horschel eliminated from RSM Classic playoff after missing 2-footer
Golf is a cruel game. What happened to Billy Horschel on Sunday is all the proof you need.
21 Nov 2016 - 8:22am - 0 Comments
7 golf moments we're thankful for this year
During the week ahead, many us will spend time surrounded by loved ones, breaking bread together and being grateful for the opportunity to enjoy each other's company.
19 Nov 2016 - 4:55pm - 0 Comments
Gifts for dad and mom: The ultimate golfer holiday list
Shopping for loved ones can be a real drag. They're the people you know better than anyone else, yet they can also be the toughest to shop for.
19 Nov 2016 - 1:54pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson takes the Claret Jug for a spin on jet-ski
Lots of stuff has been done with the Claret Jug -- the trophy given to the winner of the Open Championship -- through the years. Most of it involves being filled with a favorite libation and then swigged.
19 Nov 2016 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
2016: The Year in shanks, chunks and yips
When it comes to golf, nobody likes to hear, let alone see or hit, the dreaded "s" word -- "SHANK." No matter the level of golf ability, those dirty, no good shots that you wish to avoid like the plague can pop up on occasion and they can be contagious.
18 Nov 2016 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy hilariously grilled by 9-year-old in tremendous interview
The European Tour's social media machine is one that just never stops giving.
18 Nov 2016 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson's caddie, Jim 'Bones' Mackay, progressing after double knee replacement surgery
October 19 was quite a day for the longtime team of Phil Mickelson and his caddie, Jim "Bones" Mackay. On that day, Mickelson had surgery for a sports hernia, while his looper went under the knife for a double-knee replacement surgery.
18 Nov 2016 - 8:55am - 0 Comments
PGA Professional and student are driving force behind 'Bogeybox' business
After returning from a trip to the PGA Merchandise Show down in Orlando a couple of years back, PGA Professional Clayton Balch was back to his regular gig at Chelsea Piers in New York giving lessons.
17 Nov 2016 - 1:06pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy needs two tries to escape water in Dubai
There's nothing professional golfers hate more than taking penalty strokes for unplayable lies. If there's any chance of advancing the ball without taking an unplayable, players will do it -- remember that time Sergio Garcia hit one out of a tree?
17 Nov 2016 - 9:32am - 0 Comments
11 crazy golf records
You may not have realized it (and, don't worry, we honestly didn't really know it was "a thing" until this week), but today is International Guinness World Record Day. It's amazing the list of crazy records you can find if you have enough time to waste!
17 Nov 2016 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
European Tour aces its #MannequinChallenge video
Remember planking? The Ice Bucket Challenge? "Icing" friends? Well, all the rage lately has been the #MannequinChallenge where you shoot a video of a group of people just standing in place, not moving, like... a mannequin.
16 Nov 2016 - 3:33pm - 0 Comments
Golf tips: Layer up for cold weather without hindering your swing
In many areas around the country, golf season is quickly winding down. Colder weather is moving in and, before we know it, our favorite courses will most likely be covered in snow.
16 Nov 2016 - 10:23am - 0 Comments
5 pairings we'd love to see at the Zurich Classic
In case you haven't heard, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans has announced a format change for the 2017 tournament. It's a change that's sure to give the event a huge boost of adrenaline too.
15 Nov 2016 - 11:01am - 0 Comments
Behind the camera: How one golfer got an incredible Praying Mantis photo
You never know what you're going to find on the golf course. The key is to always have your camera ready.
13 Nov 2016 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Watch pack of mongooses swarm green at European Tour event
We've seen a fair amount of nature on the golf course this fall as the various golf tours have traveled around the world.
10 Nov 2016 - 3:59pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus watched the Ryder Cup on his phone at NFL game
NEW YORK -- Jack Nicklaus is considered by many to be the greatest golfer who ever lived. Given his 73 PGA Tour titles, including 18 major championship victories, it'd be hard to argue otherwise.
10 Nov 2016 - 2:05pm - 0 Comments