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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free 9-under 62 Thursday before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg Open.
U.S. PGA Cup Captain Allen Wronowski hoping to keep perfect home record intact
SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Riding along in a cart, bouncing from hole to hole on breathtaking CordeValle Golf Resort's back nine Thursday morning, was PGA Honorary President Allen Wronowski, whose role this week is that of captain for the U.S. PGA Cup team.
17 Sep 2015 - 5:17pm - 0 Comments
Jason Day and Zach Johnson make eagles from bunkers at BMW Championship
  Jason Day leads the FedExCup points standings coming into this week and Zach Johnson won the BMW Championship when the event was played at Conway Farms two years ago.
17 Sep 2015 - 4:56pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth makes a hole-in-one in first round of BMW Championship
  Maybe all Jordan Spieth needed was a little break.
17 Sep 2015 - 4:15pm - 0 Comments
5 to Watch at the 2015 BMW Championship
  After a week off to recharge, the 70 contenders left in the FedExCup playoffs have descended on Conway Farms Golf Club north of Chicago for the BMW Championship.
16 Sep 2015 - 3:10pm - 0 Comments
How Hunter Mahan warms up before PGA Tour events
Hunter Mahan knows about consistent play during the FedExCup playoffs. He's the only PGA Tour player to never miss a playoff event. That adds up to 34 tournaments since the format started in 2007.
16 Sep 2015 - 1:55pm - 0 Comments
Michelle Wie steps up shoe game for Solheim Cup
There's no doubt Michelle Wie has shoe game. She sported these for last week's Evian Championship in France.  
15 Sep 2015 - 10:55am - 0 Comments
Greg Norman Medal launched by PGA of Australia
Australian golfers will now have a Shark to shoot at. The PGA of Australia announced Monday plans to honor the best men's or women's golfer in Australia with the Greg Norman Medal.
14 Sep 2015 - 5:40pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth wears Masters green jacket at University of Texas football game
  Jordan Spieth wasn't too happy after the first two rounds of each of his last two PGA Tour starts, missing the cut in both the Barclays and the Deutsche Bank Championship.
12 Sep 2015 - 11:09pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods to join Rory McIlroy at season-opening Open
According to the most recent player commitment list at the tournament's website, Tiger Woods has committed to playing in the PGA Tour's 2015-16 season-opening event, the Open in Napa,
11 Sep 2015 - 1:52pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell issues trick-shot challenge
Graeme McDowell showed off his golf club juggling skills on social media Wednesday, and challenged several of his professional golf peers to do the same.
9 Sep 2015 - 10:00am - 0 Comments
PGA of America to make major announcement
Tune into for a major announcement from the PGA of America at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
8 Sep 2015 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed makes eagle from the rough at the fifth hole at TPC Boston
Patrick Reed went from the rough to the cup - the bottom of the cup - on hole No. 5 during final round play of the 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship. Reed drove the ball into the rough off the tee and was left with 168 yards to the pin. He was in the plush stuff, too.
7 Sep 2015 - 2:27pm - 0 Comments
Dizzy golf challenge doesn't end well for this guy
Anything that involves getting dizzy before swinging a stationary object, usually isn't a great idea -- OK, maybe with the exception of a piñata. At least if one of those things gets busted open there's candy everywhere.
7 Sep 2015 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Chris Kirk holes out for eagle from fairway at Deutsche Bank Championship
Sunday afternoon, Chris Kirk's ball was positioned nicely in the fairway of No. 17 at TPC Boston. Anywhere close to the hole would have been nice. Instead, with 137 yards left, he launched this highlight-reel shot:    
6 Sep 2015 - 1:49pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Bill Haas drains long eagle putt
Bill Haas had two goals this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship -- advance to the next round of the FedExCup playoffs and put himself in position to earn a spot on the Presidents Cup team.
5 Sep 2015 - 3:58pm - 0 Comments
MIT researchers making advances on self-driving golf carts
  From the sounds of things, companies like Google are making steady progress in developing cars that can get around just fine without drivers.
4 Sep 2015 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
2015 Deutsche Bank Championship: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour travels to Norton, Mass., this week for the Deutsche Bank Championship -- the second leg of the FedExCup Playoffs at TPC Boston.
3 Sep 2015 - 2:42pm - 0 Comments
Jerry Jones likes the way John Daly approaches life
  I know we're all happy to see that John Daly appears to be okay after he collapsed on the course during a tournament last weekend.
3 Sep 2015 - 2:25pm - 0 Comments
Will Wilcox withdraws from Deutsche Bank Championship after rental-car injury
Bizarre injuries happen -- Jesper Parnevik breaking a rib on a Segway; any number of professional athletes breaking ribs from sneezing; a severely sliced finger from cutting open
3 Sep 2015 - 9:16am - 0 Comments