Golf Buzz

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2015 Masters: 10 players to watch
Finally. It's here -- the season's first major championship, the Masters. It's been eight long months since the last major, when Rory McIlroy took the PGA Championship at Valhalla. Since then, anyone who loves golf has been dying for the Masters to get here.
7 Apr 2015 - 10:10am - 0 Comments
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Compton's story keeps UGA in Masters limelight
AUGUSTA -- Erik Compton was playing his Masters practice round with Jim Furyk on Monday morning when he spotted his dad on the third hole. The sighting of Peter Compton unleashed something in father and son and created a scene that Compton described as "a little emotional."
7 Apr 2015 - 3:07am - 0 Comments
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Woods remains big draw at Augusta National
Though he's no longer thought to be an automatic favorite to contend, Tiger Woods still drew the biggest gallery on Monday. He started hitting practice balls around 3:30 p.m. and the people began to gather, scrutinizing every chip and drive.
7 Apr 2015 - 3:06am - 0 Comments
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Nike's new golf ad 'Ripple' highlights Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy recently admitted that he not only idolized Tiger Woods growing up, but he wrote a letter to his hero telling him he'd be his rival one day.
6 Apr 2015 - 10:21am - 0 Comments
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Fire destroys Canadian golf ball recycling plant
Some four million golf balls went up in flames when the manufacturing plant of a Canadian company burned to the ground Saturday morning northeast of Montreal.
5 Apr 2015 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Patrick Reed's amazing ace
Patrick Reed seemed to be favoring his knee Friday en route to a second-round 71 at the Shell Houston Open.  But if his knee was bothering him any Saturday afternoon, it wasn't apparent -- particularly after he made a hole-in-one at the par-3 16th. Watch this:
4 Apr 2015 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Lee Westwood holes out from 104 yards for eagle
Hole-outs are just so much fun to watch. But, let's face it -- some are a lot cooler than others.
3 Apr 2015 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
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Your favorites to win the Masters
The people have spoken. After posing the question "Who's your favorite to win the Masters?" we received hundreds of answers from our 320,000+ friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation.
3 Apr 2015 - 1:50pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods returns from leave of absence to play in the Masters
The Tiger Woods leave of absence from the PGA Tour will end just in time for the season's first major.
3 Apr 2015 - 3:21am - 0 Comments
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Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed pull off almost identical birdie chip-ins
The par-3 ninth hole at the Golf Club of Houston generally isn't regarded as the club's signature hole – but it sure is today, thanks to a pair of amazing chip-ins for birdie in the first round of the Shell Houston Open.   Hometown boy Patrick
2 Apr 2015 - 4:59pm - 0 Comments
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Patrick Reed finishes round with spectacular birdie pitch
It's a home game for Patrick Reed this week at the Shell Houston Open.
2 Apr 2015 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
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Keegan Bradley sends out special Masters caddie invitation
One of the great traditions during Masters week is the playing of the Par-3 Contest the day before the actual tournament starts.
2 Apr 2015 - 1:17pm - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson chips in for birdie to start Houston Open
Outside of a runner-up finish at the 2014 PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson hasn't played his best golf over the last 15 months. He missed the cut at the Masters a year ago for just the second time in his career.
2 Apr 2015 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Iceberg golf looks insane
Seth Haley, a filmmaker and photographer, posted this incredibly cool video to YouTube on Wednesday of Joshua Nowicki (another photographer), using a stand up paddle board and icebergs to play "Iceberg Golf" on Lake Michigan:
2 Apr 2015 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods' decision on Masters will tell a lot about state of his game
Tiger Woods came to town Tuesday on an exploratory mission.
1 Apr 2015 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
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2015 Shell Houston Open: Five players to watch
For the second straight week on the PGA Tour, some players will be playing a tournament within a tournament.
1 Apr 2015 - 1:56pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Professional George Buzzini cherishes his own 'Arnie' story
If you ever followed a round of golf with Arnold Palmer, you understand the man's magnetism.   At some point during the day, he would make a point to look you square in the eye and often add a wink or a nod.
1 Apr 2015 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
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Buzz swirls: Tiger's plane at Augusta
Buzz has been swirling that Tiger Woods would be practicing at Augusta National Golf Club this week, and it seems the four-time Masters Tournament champion is working out the kinks in his game today in Augusta.
31 Mar 2015 - 4:37pm - 0 Comments
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Brutal winter delays start of golf season in northeast
The calendar must be lying. At least that's what golfers in the northeast must be thinking. The calendar says it's spring, but one look at the snow-covered ground out the frost-coated window and it's clear that golf season isn't nearly as close as it should be.
31 Mar 2015 - 12:34pm - 0 Comments