Golf Buzz

Joe Plecker, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club instructs on how to hit a draw or a fade, depending on what the hole calls for.
Chesson Hadley gets in on the eaglefest at La Quinta
There are eagles to be had at La Quinta this week, and Chesson Hadley wants in on the action. After taking a double-bogey at the par-3 17th, watch Hadley earn his redemption with this approach shot on the par-4, 426-yard 18th:  
22 Jan 2016 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
Ace alert: Nick Taylor with a hole-in-one at CareerBuilder Challenge
Nick Taylor made an eagle on the fifth hole of the TPC Stadium course Friday during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge. So you could assume he might suffer a little bit of a letdown stepping up to the next tee, right?
22 Jan 2016 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
Amateur scores ace at CareerBuilder Challenge
A couple of times per year, the amateurs get to tee it up with the pros in an actual PGA Tour event.
22 Jan 2016 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth hits spectator's backside with errant tee shot
On the ninth hole of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Friday, Jordan Spieth was given a painful assist from an unsuspecting spectator on a tee shot that would have likely found the water and had the world's No. 1 player hitting "3" for his next shot.
22 Jan 2016 - 10:30am - 0 Comments
Bill Haas starts parade of long-distance eagles at CareerBuilder Challenge
  On Thursday over in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Lee Westwood carded a walk-off eagle – he canned his approach shot on his final hole.
21 Jan 2016 - 6:37pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits flag, spins ball back into hole for eagle
It's nice to see Phil Mickelson doing vintage Phil Mickelson things early on in his first start of 2016.
21 Jan 2016 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
Hole-in-one and walk-off eagle in Abu Dhabi
As if there weren't enough fireworks in Abu Dhabi this week with Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler paired together for the first two rounds (and amateur Bryson Dechambeau taking the first-round lead with an impressive 64), check out what Gregory Havret and Lee Westwood did on T
21 Jan 2016 - 10:55am - 0 Comments
2016 CareerBuilder Challenge five players to watch
  After two weeks in beautiful Hawaii, the PGA Tour returns to the mainland this week for the first of five straight weeks in California and Arizona.
20 Jan 2016 - 4:28pm - 0 Comments
Trick shots on putting green from Rafael Cabrera-Bello
  Rafael Cabrera-Bello is kicking off his 2016 campaign this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, and it looks like he's been working on his short game during his offseason.
20 Jan 2016 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
Spieth, McIlroy, Fowler and Stenson play speed golf on GolfBoards in "Rider Cup"
  Pace of play was definitely not an issue at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship as four of the world's top players faced off in "the Rider Cup." Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler of the United States squared off against Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson of Eu
20 Jan 2016 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson injures hand in chainsaw accident
Jamie Donaldson, who hit the Ryder Cup-clinching shot in 2014, had a nasty run-in with a chain saw over the weekend which luckily left him with only some gruesome-looking stitches on the pinky finger of his left hand.
18 Jan 2016 - 9:51am - 0 Comments
The two best shots from Fabian Gomez's win at the Sony Open
  When a guy closes out a tournament with 10 birdies in his final round and then adds an 11th in sudden death, you know he's had a great day – and hit a lot of fantastic shots.
17 Jan 2016 - 11:23pm - 0 Comments
Royal Troon, host of 2016 Open Championship, covered in snow
  Today's been a nice, mild winter day across most of the United States – even the weather in Charlotte and Denver was pleasant for the two big football games.
17 Jan 2016 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Si Woo Kim holes out from the bunker for eagle
Stuck in a bunker? That didn't appear to be any problem at all for 20-year-old Si Woo Kim at the 18th hole during Friday's second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club.
15 Jan 2016 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker and Carlos Ortiz chip in out of thick rough at Sony Open
  Torrential rains throughout December kept Waialaie Country Club so wet that the mowers were stuck in the barn most of the month.
14 Jan 2016 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
Renowned instructor Jim McLean teaches basic golf rules... with pizza
OK, so there are some funny, bizarre golf videos out there on the internet. This one that I just discovered featuring renowned instructor Jim McLean might be right near the top of the list.
14 Jan 2016 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
Iraq veteran Chad Pfeifer, saved by golf, pursues career as a player
  ORLANDO – Who would have ever imagined that an American hero whose job is to protect lives would have his own life salvaged by a groundbreaking miracle of modern medicine?   We are talking about the incredible he
13 Jan 2016 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
Check out Boo Weekley's incredible beard
Who doesn't love Boo Weekley?
13 Jan 2016 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
2016 Sony Open in Hawaii: Five players to watch
The first full-field event of the new year takes place this week at the gorgeous Waialae Country Club in Oahu.
13 Jan 2016 - 10:06am - 0 Comments