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Steve Friesen started the week with a phone call from a friend who told him he’d earned a berth in the 22nd annual Price Cutter Charity Championship. He finished it with a trophy and a winner’s check.
Lee Westwood saves his hometown soccer club
A lot of us Americans are into the World Cup this summer. Or at least we were …   Most of us, however, are amateurs compared to true soccer aficionados like Lee Westwood. The former world No.
2 Jul 2014 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Form a factor in the Ryder Cup hopes of Tiger Woods, says U.S. Captain Tom Watson
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2 Jul 2014 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
2020 PGA Championship to be contested at San Francisco's TPC Harding Park
For the first time since 1995, the PGA Championship will soon be making a return to the west coast.
2 Jul 2014 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
Insider's take on Old White TPC
Greenbrier Head Professional Hill Herrick shared his local knowledge of the Old White TPC, site of this week's Greenbrier Classic, with PGA.com.  PGA.com: A score of 13-under won last year. Do you see a similar score winning again this week?
2 Jul 2014 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler OK after minor car accident
Early Wednesday morning, Rickie Fowler sent out a tweet that got a lot of attention in the golf world.  
2 Jul 2014 - 10:33am - 0 Comments
Longest serving PGA member Errie Ball passes away at 103
Sad news came through this morning with the passing of Errie Ball at 5:20 a.m.
2 Jul 2014 - 9:35am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Greenbrier Classic
This week the PGA Tour is in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., to take on the Old White TPC in the Greenbrier Classic. It's a course where low scores can be had. In fact, Stuart Appleby fired a 59 in the final round on his way to winning the tournament in 2010.
2 Jul 2014 - 9:04am - 0 Comments
Golf Trick Shots: Bryan Brothers World Cup Edition Part 2
You probably don't need any help getting fired up for this afternoon's Round of 16 World Cup match between the U.S. and Belgium. But just in case, our favorite golf-trick shot friends -- the Bryan Brothers -- have released their "World Cup Edition Part 2."
1 Jul 2014 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson to end Open Championship career in 2015 at St. Andrews
The R&A held a press conference this morning at the Greenbrier -- site of this week's Greenbrier Classic on the PGA Tour -- to make a couple of major announcements.
1 Jul 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
Check out Bubba Watson's new, pink, PING G30 driver
This week, Masters champ Bubba Watson will debut his new PING G30 driver at the Greenbrier Classic.
1 Jul 2014 - 10:36am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia, TaylorMade give special gift to golfers at Bethpage Black
You've seen commercials over the years with star golfers surprising unsuspecting weekend warriors at the local muni over the years -- whether it was the old Tiger Woods/Buick commercials, Phil Mickelson/Ford, or the newer Tom Watson/MasterCard commercials.
1 Jul 2014 - 9:28am - 0 Comments
Ice Bucket Challenge the new cool, or cold, thing in pro golf
Summer is officially here, and everybody's looking for ways to keep cool both on and off the course. One of the craziest ways is the Ice Bucket Challenge.
30 Jun 2014 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Seung-Yul Noh executes a perfect flop shot
In most instances from the fringe, golfers are taught to land the ball on the green quickly and let it roll to the hole.
29 Jun 2014 - 4:25pm - 0 Comments
Putt like Michelle Wie, but don't try to mimic her stance
With the advent of super slow-motion replays and instant analysis, amateur golfers love to copy what they see professionals doing on the course. But what works for one golfer isn't necessarily the best option for another.
29 Jun 2014 - 10:27am - 0 Comments
Watch Peter Hanson's ace Saturday in the Quicken Loans National
Peter Hanson three-putted for a bogey on his first hole of the day Saturday at the Quicken Loans National. So Hanson stepped up to the 222-yard, par-3 No. 2 hole and decided he'd rather leave the putter in the bag. Watch this four-iron find the bottom of the cup:
28 Jun 2014 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
LPGA players "make cut," donate hair for charity
"Making the cut" is always a good thing in professional golf, especially when it benefits cancer survivors.
28 Jun 2014 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
royal bank scotland issues ryder cup banknote
The Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland is only 90 days away, and I've already got souvenirs on my mind.
27 Jun 2014 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
Wild golf stories: Fans share their most unique tales
We asked. You delivered. Boy, did you ever. PGA.com asked our Facebook friends about unique occurrences on the golf course. There were tales of reptile encounters, ill-timed duck hooks, seismic activity and even sasquatches.  
27 Jun 2014 - 8:02am - 0 Comments
Greenbrier to host New Orleans Saints training camp this summer
With the PGA Tour returning next week, it's no surprise that things are hopping at the gorgeous Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia. But the Greenbrier Classic isn't the only big event on the schedule this summer.
26 Jun 2014 - 8:12pm - 0 Comments