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Explaining FootGolf and what it may mean for golf
Just last week in a segment on Golf Channel's Morning Drive, PGA of America President Ted Bishop announced the formation of a PGA Task Force to grow the game through non-traditional means.
18 Mar 2014 - 9:52am - 0 Comments
Jason Day thumb still too sore for him to play Bay Hill
Jason Day has withdrawn from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational because his injured left thumb is still too sore to play.   The 26-year-old Australian hurt it during the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship,
17 Mar 2014 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
Bobby Jones would have been 112 years old today
Legendary amateur golfer Robert Tyre Jones Jr. ("Bobby" Jones), born March 17, 1902, would have turned 112 years old today.
17 Mar 2014 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Charley Hull gets first pro victory at age 17
With all due respect to Sunday's other winners, the potentially most significant victory of the weekend came courtesy of 17-year-old Charley Hull at the
17 Mar 2014 - 12:26am - 0 Comments
Shot of the day: John Senden's chip-in birdie at No. 16
The 475-yard, par-4 No. 16 at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course is named "Moccasin" -- and it had a nasty bite all weekend, scoring as the hardest hole on the course.
16 Mar 2014 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
See Tom Watson's one-handed backwards no-look chip
OK. So it's not as epic as his chip on the 17th hole at Pebble Beach to win the 1982 U.S. Open, or any of the shots he hit to win five Open Championships and two Masters. 
16 Mar 2014 - 8:59am - 0 Comments
Kevin Na, Robert Garrigus nearly ran afoul of slow play penalties Saturday
Kevin Na and Robert Garrigus were both assessed a "bad time" during Saturday's third round of the Valspar Championship, which once again brought up the whole debate over slow play in championship golf.
15 Mar 2014 - 9:20pm - 0 Comments
Amputee Jared Brentz drives more than golf balls
By Matthew Castonguay, Back 9 Network    From a young age, the Brentz twins, Bryce and Jared, were destined to be athle
15 Mar 2014 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Watch Retief Goosen hole a 54-foot chip, one of seven birdies Saturday
When you're hot, you're hot. VALSPAR CHAMPIONSHIP: Follow the third round with our leaderboard
15 Mar 2014 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
Nick Faldo retains his Claret Jug, but just barely, from curious elephant
Good thing Nick Faldo owns three Claret Jugs because one of them just might end up as a pachyderm snack.   Faldo – who won the British Open in 1987, 1990 and 1992, along with the Masters in 1989, 1990 and 1996 – is spending a few days this week
14 Mar 2014 - 10:44pm - 0 Comments
Mizuno wants you to play famously once again
By Adam Fonseca, Back 9 Network   Last year, Mizuno Golf offered fans of its incredible golf clubs the chance to experience the
14 Mar 2014 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroys old Irish mansion to become a wedding venue
Rory McIlroy proposed to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki on New Year's Day, but the couple has yet to publicly announce a date or venue for the much-anticipated wedding.
13 Mar 2014 - 10:36pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson hopes Tiger Woods gets to feeling better real soon
13 Mar 2014 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
This 92-year-old woman is your new golf idol
Still looking for the first hole-in-one of your lifetime? Are you of retirement age and still shooting for that first ace? Fret not, it could still come.   Fran Thomas of Tucson, Ariz., was in her mid-60s when she sank her first hole-in-one.
12 Mar 2014 - 11:17pm - 0 Comments
How to cure a bad back on the golf course
As we've seen the last two weeks on the PGA Tour, world No. 1 Tiger Woods has suffered mightily with back spasms. Two weeks ago at the Honda Classic, back spasms forced Woods to withdraw from the tournament 13 holes into the final round.
12 Mar 2014 - 4:05pm - 0 Comments
Our fans' top 5 golfers in the world right now
When Patrick Reed mentioned being among the top-5 players in the world after Doral, it created a wave of stories on Reed's confidence, but also opened up a discussion.
12 Mar 2014 - 11:55am - 0 Comments
2014 Valspar Championship
For the third consecutive week, "par" will be a good friend of players on the PGA Tour.
12 Mar 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods planning to play Bay Hill next week, his agent says
Tiger Woods walked gingerly out of the Cadillac Championship on Sunday, leaving many questions about his aching back in his wake – not the least of which is when we might
11 Mar 2014 - 10:20pm - 0 Comments
Amazing two-man team trick golf shot adds new meaning to teamwork
According to the Rules of Golf, it's a penalty if you hit the ball twice with one swing. But how about when two players hit the ball with one swing each?   That's the trick the two guys in this video pulled off.
11 Mar 2014 - 7:13pm - 0 Comments