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One of golf's legends -- Slammin' Sam Snead -- earned the very first of his record 82 PGA Tour wins on January 18, 1936... 82 years ago today.   The tournament -- the West Virginia Closed Pro -- was played on the Old White Course at The Greenbrier.
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25 Oct 2016 - 11:31am - 0 Comments
John Daly tells story of drinking during PGA Tour round
A couple of weeks back, we told you about the much-anticipated "30 for 30: Hit it Hard" mini-documentary on John Daly that will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET on Nov. 1.
25 Oct 2016 - 10:32am - 0 Comments
WGC-HSBC Champions video promos cast star players as superheroes
When it comes to cutting a promo for a golf tournament, no one does it better than the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
25 Oct 2016 - 8:34am - 0 Comments
Practice gone wrong: Alignment stick destroys Alvaro Quiros's fairway wood
Alignment sticks are a fantastic training tool when you're working on your golf game. Or, they can ruin your equipment.
24 Oct 2016 - 8:50am - 0 Comments
Yao Ming shows off his golf swing
It's hard to imagine being 7 feet 6 inches tall. Personally, I'm not sure I could even walk around without tipping over, let alone swing a golf club.
23 Oct 2016 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Canadian pro golfer James Allenby seeks help to keep chasing his dream
James Allenby is a 32-year-old professional golfer. He spent seven years playing on PGA Tour Canada with mixed results.
21 Oct 2016 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Six-foot python removed from TPC Kuala Lumpur before start of Round 2 at CIMB Classic
The wildlife you encounter is one of the many charms of playing golf all over the world. In some cases, however, umm, not so much. Take Malaysia for instance, where the PGA Tour is this week for the CIMB Classic.
21 Oct 2016 - 8:49am - 0 Comments
11 Things you should never say on the golf course
This is a piece for my fellow weak-minded golfers out there. Noise doesn't bother me on a golf course, be it music, the grounds crew doing their thing, a cart that comes to an abrupt stop during my backswing -- all good.
20 Oct 2016 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments
As good a putt as you're likely to see on the PGA Tour
The 2016-17 PGA Tour is only five rounds old, but we already have a solid candidate for "putt of the year."
20 Oct 2016 - 8:59am - 0 Comments
J.B. Holmes has close encounter with rattlesnake
The last time we saw J.B. Holmes, he was busy helping the Ryder Cup USA team to a victory at Hazeltine -- it's first win since 2008 at Valhalla, which also happened to be the last team Holmes was a member of.
19 Oct 2016 - 10:21am - 0 Comments
Annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches honor Arnold Palmer
Members of the North Florida and South Florida PGA Sections are taking part this week in the annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches.
19 Oct 2016 - 9:31am - 0 Comments
PGA Champion, two-time Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III headed to World Golf Hall of Fame
What a month October has been for Davis Love III.   A little more than two weeks after captaining the Ryder Cup USA to a 17-11 victory at Hazeltine in the biennial matches -- its first win since 2008 and just its third since 1999 -- it was announced on Tues
18 Oct 2016 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
Golfer's trick shot incorporating soccer juggling skills is amazing
Golf trick shots are a lot of fun to watch, but after the last few years -- especially with the Bryan Brothers setting the bar so high -- they've pretty much been a yawn.
18 Oct 2016 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
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