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PGA, LPGA join for KPMG Women's PGA Championship
The PGA of America and LPGA will join forces for a new KPMG Women's PGA Championship, announced by PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua and LPGA Commissioner Michael Whan this morning on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive."
29 May 2014 - 7:15am - 0 Comments
Floating green beckons golfers to make a splash
When many of us see the island green on the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, we get the willies. When Canadian golf lovers Mike Kennedy, Steve Dexter and George Fowler saw it, they got inspired.
28 May 2014 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods officially out of U.S. Open
Tiger Woods has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, he announced today on his website.
28 May 2014 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon gets personalized golf balls, with a twist
"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon has really devoted himself to his golf game this year, and he's even hit a memorable shot or two.
28 May 2014 - 5:23pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour winner Russell Henley can play a mean guitar
It's always nice to have something to fall back on. If this golf thing doesn't work out for Russell Henley... well, he might be joining the Dave Matthews Band.
28 May 2014 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Memorial Tournament
The stars are out this week on the PGA Tour for the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village -- the home of Jack Nicklaus.
28 May 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Watch Lucy Li, at age 8, rapid-fire 20 drivers in a row
Most of us first became aware of Lucy Li a couple weeks ago, when she qualified for the U.S.
27 May 2014 - 10:49pm - 0 Comments
A close look at 10 players who could be the next best in professional golf
Who will be the next of the best in professional golf? As we've seen over the last couple of years, there's a lot more parity on the PGA Tour.
27 May 2014 - 11:11am - 0 Comments
Kid Rock, Dierks Bentley team up as a golfing twosome for Folds of Honor on Memorial Day
What were they thinking? The Folds of Honor Foundation is hosting the Patriot Cup in Tulsa, Okla., for celebrities, military honorees and invited guests. And on Monday, Dierks Bentley was teamed up with this guy:  
26 May 2014 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Man has hole-in-one twice in seven-hole stretch
The odds of being struck by lightning during your lifetime are about 3,000 to 1. The odds of making a hole-in-one are much higher, approximately 12,500 to 1.
25 May 2014 - 2:26pm - 0 Comments
What BMW PGA Championship win means for Rory McIlroy
What started off as a rough week for Rory McIlroy ended on a high note on Sunday.
25 May 2014 - 12:22pm - 0 Comments
Long-drive champion smashes watermelon with tee shot
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a world long-drive champion smashed a tee shot into a watermelon? Neither did I. However, having seen this video from the folks at the European Tour, I must admit it's pretty cool.
24 May 2014 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed and wife Justine celebrate birth of daughter
Most of us first became familiar with PGA Tour player Patrick Reed when he won the Wyndham Championship in a playoff last summer with his wife Justine serving as his caddie.
23 May 2014 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Walker hits bird on tee shot at Colonial
Hearing the name "Jimmy Walker" and the word "birdie" in the same sentence is a pretty regular occurrence these days. But on Friday in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, Walker had a different kind of birdie. In other words, he literally hit a birdy.
23 May 2014 - 8:09pm - 0 Comments
Masters champ Bubba Watson nails insane putt on mini-golf course
If there's one thing we've learned about two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson over the last couple of years it's that, aside from being insanely talented, he likes to have fun off the golf course -- lots of it.
23 May 2014 - 9:05am - 0 Comments
Pablo Larrazabal's tricky lie at the BMW Championship
Poor Pablo Larrazabal. The guy can't seem to catch a break lately.
22 May 2014 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Scott Brown makes ace on $1 million hole, two days too early
The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial is offering a "Lucky 13/Million Dollar Charity Challenge" for anyone who makes a hole-in-one at No. 13, which Scott Brown did on Thursday. The only problem? The giveaway is only for the two weekend rounds.
22 May 2014 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
You could win the same amount of money Phil Mickelson makes at the U.S. Open
Typically when you demo new golf clubs, you're looking for more consistency and more distance. If you demo Callaway Golf's new Big Bertha clubs from now until June 15 -- the final round of this year's U.S. Open -- you could also be staring at a huge pay day.
22 May 2014 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia withdraws from BMW PGA Championship with knee injury
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- In an effort to be ready for the U.S. Open, Sergio Garcia has withdrawn from the BMW PGA Championship because of an injured left knee.
22 May 2014 - 12:08pm - 0 Comments