Golf Buzz

The golf world is a special beast in and of itself, but take that world and put it on social media and you've got a recipe for greatness. With the end of 2017 upon us, we take a look at 17 of the top tweets from golfers this year.  Enjoy:
PGA Professional helps disabled golfers thrive on the course
APPLETON — Bob Burns didn't think he'd ever give another golf lesson after undergoing surgery last winter for prostate cancer, which had gone undiagnosed for too long and "got out of control." He spent months in a wheelchair, then had elbow surgery, with knee surgery de
23 Nov 2016 - 1:09pm - 0 Comments
Hideki Matsuyama prepares diligently for Japan's World Cup shot
MELBOURNE, Australia — Japanese ace Hideki Matsuyama has already left his imprint on the World Cup, much to the despair of the course superintendent of host golf club Kingston Heath.
23 Nov 2016 - 12:30pm - 0 Comments
Captain Davis Love III gifted smokers to Ryder Cup USA team
There are so many perks that come with being a member of a Ryder Cup team. One of those is something you, as a fan, may not have even known about.
23 Nov 2016 - 10:51am - 0 Comments
The golf moments our readers are thankful for this year
Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone. We recently took a look back at the year that was in golf and noted seven golf moments we were thankful for in 2016.
23 Nov 2016 - 8:30am - 0 Comments
9 of our favorite memories from the PGA Championship
This time of year is all about reflection. Today we're going to look back and revisit nine of our favorite memories from the week that was at Baltusrol in Springfield, N.J., during the 2016 PGA Championship, where Jimmy Walker picked up his first major victory.
22 Nov 2016 - 3:34pm - 0 Comments
Woman makes hole-in-one during first golf lesson
How long have you playing golf? Have you made a hole-in-one? If so, how long were you playing before that ace came? I'll bet you it didn't come as quickly as this woman's from England.
22 Nov 2016 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
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
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