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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.
5 Predictions for the 2016-17 PGA Tour season
11 Oct 2016 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Players pay tribute to Arnold Palmer with umbrella salute
The symbol that would come to be synonymous with Arnold Palmer came to him by chance in 1961. On Oct. 7, almost two weeks after his death, it came to honor him.  
8 Oct 2016 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Alex Ovechkin's golf swing is, well, not textbook
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals is one of the best hockey players on the planet. Based on a Vine that's making the rounds on the internet the last couple of days, the same cannot be said for the seven-time NHL all star's golf game.
7 Oct 2016 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods officially commits to play Safeway Open
It's official. For the first time in over 13 months, we will see Tiger Woods in a PGA Tour event.
7 Oct 2016 - 9:46am - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer's grandson, Sam Saunders, tells great story at memorial service
LATROBE -- Arnold Palmer never failed to answer a phone call from his grandson, Sam Saunders -- not even when he was in the Oval Office.
5 Oct 2016 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson and wife, Dowd, hilariously re-enact best Ryder Cup moments
Players often say there's nothing like the Ryder Cup. That was quite obvious last week at Hazeltine. You could see it in the reactions that certain shots would illicit from players -- specifically Sunday's match up between Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy.
5 Oct 2016 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson deliver Ryder Cup to Arnold Palmer memorial service
Tuesday was an emotional day for the world of golf. Many of the biggest names in golf descended on Latrobe, Pa., for a final farewell to Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- who passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, at the age of 87.
4 Oct 2016 - 9:11pm - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup fan who holed practice round putt Rory McIlroy couldn't appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
David Johnson, of Mayville, North Dakota, became internet famous last week at Hazeltine. Last Thursday, on the eve of the Ryder Cup, Johnson looked on at the sixth green as European team members Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan repeatedly miss a difficult putt.
4 Oct 2016 - 11:44am - 0 Comments
ESPN to air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard' film on John Daly
On Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. ET, ESPN will air '30 for 30: Hit it Hard,' a film about golfer John Daly. If you're not familiar with ESPN's '30 for 30' films, they're fantastically done mini-documentaries on a variety of people, teams and scandals in sports.
4 Oct 2016 - 10:44am - 0 Comments
Golfers pay tribute to Arnold Palmer on social media
The news of Arnold Palmer's passing at age 87 on Sunday evening devastated the golf world. Here's a sampling of some of the social posts players tweeted out in remembrance of The King:  
25 Sep 2016 - 10:47pm - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer obit: The King passes away at 87
Statements by the PGA of America
25 Sep 2016 - 10:18pm - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer, forever 'The King,' passes at 87
Sad news shook the golf world Sunday evening when it was learned that legend Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- passed away in Pittsburgh, Pa., earlier in the day at the age of 87.
25 Sep 2016 - 9:42pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson holes 94-foot putt for birdie
It's always nice to start off your round with a lengthy birdie putt (or any birdie putt, for that matter), isn't it? So, that's what Phil Mickelson decided to do on his first hole in the first round of the Tour Championship at East Lake on Thursday.
22 Sep 2016 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk's incredible Payne Stewart Award acceptance speech
On Tuesday evening in downtown Atlanta, Jim Furyk became the 19th recipient of the PGA Tour's Payne Stewart Award.
21 Sep 2016 - 9:58am - 0 Comments
Ben Crane's pre-shot dance routine
Ben Crane, a five-time PGA Tour winner, might actually be better known for his viral videos. Well, the man who put the "Golf Boys" together is at it again in a new video with a new pre-shot routine:
20 Sep 2016 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston earns PGA Tour membership
If you're a fan of Andrew "Beef" Johnston -- and really, who isn't? -- here's some good news: You're going to be seeing a whole lot more of him on the PGA Tour in the 2016-17 season.
19 Sep 2016 - 8:34am - 0 Comments
Two Florida golfers each made two aces in one round
According to Golf Digest, the odds of a low-handicap golfer making two aces in the same round are 67 million to 1. Southwest Florida had not one -- but two -- golfers make two aces in a round in less than a month.
15 Sep 2016 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler gets Olympic rings tattooed on right forearm
While many top golfers took a pass on the Rio Olympics, Rickie Fowler couldn't hide his enthusiasm about the opportunity to play for a medal as an Olympic athlete.
15 Sep 2016 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Outstanding hole-in-one celebration by Belen Mozo
Hole-in-one videos are the best. Yesterday, we showed you maybe the coolest ace ever made early this week by a University of Wisconsin golfer -- a slam dunk.
14 Sep 2016 - 11:35am - 0 Comments