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President Obama should play golf without being criticized, says former President Bush
President Obama has played more than 140 rounds of golf since moving into the White House. And while some people have voiced their objections, one very prominent person who can relate to the pressures a president faces says all those golf outings are quite alright with him.
23 Sep 2013 - 11:03pm - 2 Comments
Phil Mickelson prepared to reduce schedule for good of his game
In some instances, less is more.    At this point in his illustrious career, that's apparently how Phil Mickelson is feeling about his tournament scheduling going forward.   "I don't play at my highest le
23 Sep 2013 - 2:31pm - 4 Comments
Dufnering lives on thanks to Keegan Bradley hole-out celebration
If you thought the whole "Dufnering" phenomena was on fumes, think again.   Jason Dufner's good buddy and fellow PGA Champion Keegan Bradley paid homage -- we think -- to Dufner with this hysterical celebration at the Tour Championship on Sund
23 Sep 2013 - 9:13am - 1 Comments
LPGA players practice their shots – at shooting range
The LPGA Tour is off this week so, naturally, some of its more promiment players spent Saturday at the range. No, not the driving range. Michelle Wie, Christina Kim and Jane Park were in Texas, so the range in question was a shooting range.
22 Sep 2013 - 12:30am - 1 Comments
U.S. PGA Cup team member JC Anderson's unforgettable golf tip video
OK, so this is an old video, but a good one.    And it's relevant to this week because the star of the video -- JC Anderson -- is a member of the U.S.
20 Sep 2013 - 8:33am - 1 Comments
Francis Ouimet's U.S. Open victory centennial celebrated in Boston
Most of you perusing golf sites on a weekday in September know the story of Francis Ouimet, the young amateur whose victory in the 1913 U.S. Open is widely considered the single event most responsible for igniting the golf boom in the United States.
20 Sep 2013 - 1:24am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson 'mentors' Jordan Spieth at Tour Championship
There was a fascinating item hidden in the middle of the Associated Press notebook from the Tour Championship on Wednesday.
18 Sep 2013 - 9:56pm - 0 Comments
Why you would love the PGA Cup
Perhaps the question I've been asked the most in my years working in the golf industry is, "What's your favorite golf event to attend?"   The answer never fails to surprise - but it's totally sincere.
18 Sep 2013 - 6:43pm - 0 Comments
NCAA Division I womens team finals going to match-play format
A few years after the NCAA Division I men's golf championship switched to a combination of stroke play and match play, the women will follow suit starting in 2015.
17 Sep 2013 - 9:42pm - 0 Comments
Will Jim Furyk hand over his 59 clubs?
Winning the Daytona 500 is every NASCAR driver's dream. But when they give you the trophy, they also take away your car and put it on display for a year.
15 Sep 2013 - 10:19pm - 0 Comments
Dick Fowler, P.I. is at it again in latest commercial spot
We recently brought you the story of Rickie Fowler's alter-ego Dick Fowler, P.I.
12 Sep 2013 - 9:15am - 0 Comments
Arron Oberholser might retire because of chronic hand problem
Arron Oberholser was really hoping that this comeback would be the one – the last one. Instead, it lasted only one week – and it might mark the end of his promising but oft-interrupted career.
12 Sep 2013 - 12:29am - 1 Comments
'The Short Game': Award-winning golf documentary opens Sept. 20
The golf documentary "The Short Game" is nearly set for its anticipated opening in U.S.
11 Sep 2013 - 2:19pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy set for rematch in China
On Oct.
11 Sep 2013 - 11:10am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner and Phil Mickelson get more goodies for winning their majors
The equipment companies that support many of golf's biggest winners often create keepsakes to celebrate their golfing glory. On Tuesday, we saw two of the latest creations.
11 Sep 2013 - 12:44am - 0 Comments
Greg Norman says back pain contributed to 1996 Masters loss
Greg Norman's loss to Nick Faldo in the 1996 Masters remains one of the most famous – or infamous – moments in the history of golf.
9 Sep 2013 - 11:57pm - 1 Comments
Golfer loses two fingers to crocodile in Cancun
Most people go to the golf course to relax.
9 Sep 2013 - 3:44pm - 0 Comments
Sold! Horton Smith's Masters green jacket fetches nearly $700,000
We recently brought you the story of 1934 (and 1936) Masters winner Horton Smith's Green Jacket -- lost for years and then found -- which was up for auction at GreenJacketAuc
9 Sep 2013 - 7:40am - 0 Comments
PGA Tour signs two event sponsors, European Tour loses one
There’s good news, and a little bit of bad news, on the global tour front.
8 Sep 2013 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments