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What equipment did Henrik Stenson and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of September 22:
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Jose Maria Olazabal receives Spain's most prestigious sports award
The accolades for Europe's 2012 Ryder Cup victory just keep coming to the victors. The latest: On Friday, winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal received the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for Sports, Spain's most prestigious sports award.
25 Oct 2013 - 9:15pm - 0 Comments
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Lydia Ko launches latest iPhone in New Zealand
Lydia Ko turned pro earlier this week, but golf's latest child prodigy didn't race right out to the course. Instead, in typical teenage form, she stayed up past midnight last night to get a new iPhone 5S as soon as they went on sale in Auckland, New Zealand.
24 Oct 2013 - 7:17pm - 0 Comments
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Don Padgett II to retire as Pinehurst president and COO in 2014
All eyes will be on the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in 2014 as the world-famous North Carolina golf facility hosts both the men's and women's U.S. Opens in back-to-back weeks next summer.
24 Oct 2013 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Rickie Fowler's fish spa reaction Instagram video compilation
Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and many other PGA Tour stars are in Malaysia this week competing in the CIMB Classic.
24 Oct 2013 - 8:44am - 0 Comments
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CIMB Classic | Five players to watch in Malaysia
The PGA Tour descends on Kuala Lumpur G&CC West in Malaysia this week for the CIMB Classic -- the third event on the new 2013-14 wraparound schedule.
23 Oct 2013 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
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Golf Twitter accounts you’re not following, but should be
The world of communication is changing fast and Twitter seems to be leading the way. This holds true in golf as it does in every other facet of life. But are you using Twitter to best enhance your golf life?
23 Oct 2013 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
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Paul McGinley to delay Ryder Cup wildcard announcement
To avoid a situation that happened in 2010, European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley said Wednesday that he will delay the announcement of his 2014 wildcard selections by 24 hours.
23 Oct 2013 - 10:47am - 0 Comments
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Watch: Lydia Ko turns professional in fantastic video
We recently brought you the story of 16-year-old New Zealand golf star Lydia Ko, whose jump to the professional ranks was imminent.
23 Oct 2013 - 9:16am - 0 Comments
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Brandel Chamblee apologizes to Tiger Woods for controversial column
Brandel Chamblee has been, to put it lightly, the talk of the golf world for the last week or so, since he wrote a highly controversial column about Tiger Woods posted on Golf.com. On Tuesday, he apologized.
22 Oct 2013 - 11:50pm - 3 Comments
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PGA President Ted Bishop inducted into Indiana Golf Hall of Fame
Ted Bishop, the 38th president of The PGA of America and Tour Professional Chris Smith were inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday night (Oct.
22 Oct 2013 - 7:49pm - 0 Comments
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Brandel Chamblee stands by sharp criticism of Tiger Woods
The biggest news in golf last week was made when a column written by former Tour winner and current Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee was posted to Golf.com in which Chamble
22 Oct 2013 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Dufner gives Auburn football team pep talk
We came across video today of a pep talk Jason Dufner gave to the Auburn University football team shortly after his PGA Championship win in August. Here's the talk:
22 Oct 2013 - 12:54pm - 1 Comments
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Reno man pleads guilty to shooting golfer after errant shot
If you live on a golf course, it's reasonable to assume that your house may be the recipient of an errant shot every now and again. That's what happened at the 16th hole at Lakeridge Golf Course in Reno in September 2012 to the home of a man named Jeff Fleming.
22 Oct 2013 - 11:46am - 0 Comments
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2013 Shriners Open and more | Weekend in review
Webb Simpson won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday, his first victory on the PGA Tour since the 2012 U.S. Open.
20 Oct 2013 - 8:02pm - 1 Comments
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Arnold Palmer rides motorcycle into Wake Forest game
Arnold Palmer is beloved the world over, but certainly the folks at Wake Forest University have a special affection for "The King."  Palmer first became a golf star while a student at Wake Forest and has been a proud ambassador of the school ever since.
19 Oct 2013 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
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Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee gives Tiger Woods harsh grade
Brandel Chamblee, former PGA Tour winner and an analyst on Golf Channel for the last several years, is not afraid to say what’s on his mind and this week gave the golf world something to talk about by giving a failing grade to the Player of the Year.
18 Oct 2013 - 9:08am - 7 Comments
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Incredible golf collectibles available at Georgia PGA Foundation auction
As virtually all avid golfers know, golf is more than a game to be played.  It is in fact a lifestyle. It's an emotion, a passion, a spirit.
17 Oct 2013 - 10:09pm - 0 Comments
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Duck Dynasty: Si gives golf lessons
If you're a fan of "Duck Dynasty," you're going to love this. Si Robertson, Willie's uncle and Phil's brother, put together this little video where he provides some golf lessons (if you want to call them that):
17 Oct 2013 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Phil Mickelson plays ping pong, football between takes at Callaway shoot
The headline pretty much says it all, folks, but here's the video evidence of the five-time major champ having some fun -- a lot of fun -- in between takes at a Callaway Golf commercial shoot this week:
17 Oct 2013 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments