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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play Friday during the second round.
Would you try single-length irons?
"I've hit fliers with the four {iron}," said Kevin Costner in the classic golf movie Tin Cup. "I've hooked my five, I shank the six, skulled the eight, fatted the nine, chili-dipped the w
16 Oct 2016 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Safeway Open: Morgan Hoffman's albatross with an iron from 251 yards out
The PGA Tour's 2016-17 season started off with a bang in Thursday's opening round of the Safeway Open in Napa, Calif. Early in the day, rookie Jon Rahm aced the second hole of his round.
14 Oct 2016 - 9:57am - 0 Comments
Congratulatory note from Arnold Palmer makes it to Michigan golfer
There's been a void in golf that will never be filled since Arnold Palmer left us on Sept. 25 at the age of 87. But, we'll always have the memories -- and, for many, the priceless mementos.
14 Oct 2016 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Adorable kid as pint-sized Andrew 'Beef' Johnston for Halloween
How do you know you've made it as a cult hero in golf? Well, I'm guessing one great indicator is probably when kids start dressing like you for Halloween.
13 Oct 2016 - 2:11pm - 0 Comments
Tractor headlight guides Drexel golfer to sudden-death chip in
A little over a month ago, a UC Davis golfer finished his round in the dark thanks to the assistance of teammates and fellow competitors shining the flashlight from their respective cellphones o
13 Oct 2016 - 10:05am - 0 Comments
Harold Varner III out-hoops Steph Curry
Steph Curry is the most prolific three-point shooter in the NBA today. He's also one heck of a golfer. On Wednesday, Curry was participating in the Safeway Open Pro-Am out in Napa, Calif., playing alongside Harold Varner III.
12 Oct 2016 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Night golf on the European Tour
The British Masters is being played this week on the European Tour.
11 Oct 2016 - 2:18pm - 0 Comments
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