Golf Buzz

Mickelson tops latest U.S. Ryder Cup Team standings
Phil Mickelson has the top spot on the 2014 U.S. Team Points list after his tie for second in last week's U.S.
19 Jun 2013 - 12:07pm - 0 Comments
PGA Honorary President highlighted in Rose's top-10 on Letterman
When you're the U.S. Open champion, you make the media rounds.
19 Jun 2013 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson tattoo trumps Davis Love ink
Earlier this month, my PGA.com colleague TJ Auclair hopped on the Golf Buzz and posted a photo of a guy with a Davis Love III tattoo.
18 Jun 2013 - 10:49pm - 3 Comments
Phil Mickelson consolation, a lower tax bill
As we all saw, Phil Mickelson was mightily disappointed at his sixth runner-up finish in the U.S. Open on Sunday. K. Sean Packard has found a bit of silver lining: Mickelson saved a ton in federal and California state taxes.
18 Jun 2013 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose enjoying NYC tour after U.S. Open win
On Sunday, Justin Rose became just the second player from England since Tony Jacklin in 1970 to win the U.S. Open.    Clearly, Rose is enjoying life as golf's latest major champion and rightfully so.
18 Jun 2013 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
G8 economic summit being held at golf resort
One of my favorite parts of one of my favorite golf trips ever was when a friend and I spent several days in Northern Ireland, playing courses like Royal County Down and Royal Portrush – after all these years, Royal County Down is still one of my all-time favorites.
17 Jun 2013 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Billy Horschel Octopus pants
Regardless of who's name sits atop the leaderboard at the end of the 2013 U.S. Open, I think the real winner may be Ralph Lauren. Wait, what?
16 Jun 2013 - 4:37pm - 0 Comments
Fast Play Friday makes PGA's Tom Abts one of game's innovators
Today is U.S. Open Friday, so it seems like a perfect day to pass along this item about PGA Professional Tom Abts, who tops a Golf Inc.
14 Jun 2013 - 4:28pm - 0 Comments
Carl Pettersson has ball hit by another ball
It's probably the most amazing shot of this U.S. Open, one of the most amazing ever in the history of golf I'd argue.   During the first round of the U.S.
14 Jun 2013 - 10:33am - 0 Comments
Omni buys five big golf resorts from KSL
Omni Hotels & Resorts has reached an agreement to buy five well-known golf resorts from KSL Capital Partners, LLC, the two companies have announced.
13 Jun 2013 - 8:15pm - 0 Comments
Linda Hartough paints 16th hole at Merion
Every year, golf-landscape artist Linda Hartough creates a painting of a prominent hole at that year’s U.S. Open venue. This year's creation features the 16th hole at Merion Golf Club.
13 Jun 2013 - 7:25pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods playful flick to Rory McIlroy
At every major championship, there is a champions dinner where past champions get together for a group photo, a big meal and a lot of laughs (or so I'm told - curiously, I've never been invited.)
13 Jun 2013 - 1:57pm - 5 Comments
USGA's "While We're Young" campaign a good step
Kudos to the USGA for tackling one of golf's most frustrating challenges - slow play.
13 Jun 2013 - 10:35am - 10 Comments
Two aces, same hole, same day, same guy
It's a thrill of a lifetime for many golfers to actually make a hole-in-one. But how many get a chance to say they've made two? How about two on the same hole...on the same day?
11 Jun 2013 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Nike TW '14: The Sport of Golf commercial
In case you haven't seen it yet, here's a link to the new Nike Golf commercial for the TW '14 shoes.   The ad campaign is called:
10 Jun 2013 - 11:04am - 0 Comments
Golf in Scotland is a $1.8 billion industry, says new study
Scotland has long been known as the ''home of golf,'' but only recently has its golf industry been analyzed in detail. The results are interesting.
9 Jun 2013 - 3:06pm - 0 Comments
KENTWOOL celebrates U.S. Open with special Tour Profile performance sock
Once again, KENTWOOL -- the makers of "the world's best golf sock" -- have a special sock available to commemorate next week's U.S.
7 Jun 2013 - 9:01am - 0 Comments
IZOD's scripting for defending U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson
Here's a look at the scripting for defending U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson for next week at Merion from the folks at IZOD.    We've been told that the order of days is subject to change.    
7 Jun 2013 - 8:52am - 0 Comments
Special adidas adizero shoe for U.S. Open
Above is the adidas adizero shoe that will be worn during U.S. Open week by Dustin Johnson and Jason Day.    
6 Jun 2013 - 4:07pm - 0 Comments