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It's not often you see a shank in golf where there's someone on the hole more embarrassed than the person who actually clanked the hosel rocket. But, that's what happened at East Lake Golf Club on Thursday in the first round of the Tour Championship.
Jason Day pitches in for birdie in final round of Arnold Palmer Invitational
  This is a fairly amazing stat: The last three times that Jason Day has held or shared the 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour, he has gone on to win.
20 Mar 2016 - 3:22pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Rory McIlroy caps final-round 65 with 59-foot birdie putt
The Masters is just three weeks away and Rory McIlroy put on a show Sunday worthy of a green jacket-winning trip around Augusta National. He shot 65 at Bay Hill, including this outstanding 59-foot birdie putt on the final hole. Onions.  
20 Mar 2016 - 1:11pm - 0 Comments
Jason Day's putting strong during round 2 of Arnold Palmer Invitational
In case anyone was wondering if Jason Day's putting would continue its lights-out form, he cleared things up rather quickly. Thursday's round included a one-putt barrage on his last 7 holes. And Hhe took the overnight lead with his 6-under 66.
18 Mar 2016 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Something's missing from Jordan Spieth's March Madness bracket
  Like the rest of us, Jordan Spieth has college hoops on the brain today. He even filled out a bracket and shared it on Twitter, with the caption "Bring it on.. #bold.   But oops – the world No. 1 forgot something.
17 Mar 2016 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose knocks in eagle from 112 yards out at Arnold Palmer Invitational
  Justin Rose is English, not Irish, so you wouldn't necessarily think that he'd find a lot of luck on the golf course on St. Patrick's Day.
17 Mar 2016 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
5 players to watch at the Arnold Palmer Invitational
Orlando is the next stop on the Florida swing, and it's Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill that will serve as this week's destination.
16 Mar 2016 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
Jackie Burke can still blast 'em down the range at age 93
  No doubt about it, we were all a little bummed today at the news that Arnold Palmer won't be able to hit a ceremonial tee shot to kick off the Masters next month.
15 Mar 2016 - 8:55pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth, Lexi Thompson relive Junior Ryder Cup memories
Jordan Spieth and Lexi Thompson visited New York on Monday as part of a media blitz for youth golf and the upcoming Drive, Chip and Putt National Championship at Augusta National Golf Club.
14 Mar 2016 - 1:15pm - 0 Comments
WATCH: Charl Schwartzel bombs in a birdie from 64 feet
The greens at Innisbrook Resort and Club have been stingy all week, as evidenced by the low scores to par and struggles by even the leading contenders.
13 Mar 2016 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments
Remember what happened at last year's Valspar Championship?
In case anyone forgot, last year's final round of the Valspar Championship was, well, exciting to say the least. Jordan Spieth, the not-yet-No. 1 player in golf, had a putt on 18 to save par and make it into a three-way playoff. He sinks the putt, of course.
13 Mar 2016 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Justin Thomas makes a tidy birdie on 14 at Valspar Championship
The par-5 14th wasn't going excessively well for Just Thomas Saturday. His second shot sent a spectator sprawling. (Said spectator was not hurt and got a golf glove/handshake from Thomas.)
12 Mar 2016 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Spieth makes the most of Moving Day at Valspar Championship
If you were within a few holes of 14 when Jordan Spieth stepped in to his putt for eagle, you probably heard the crowd's roar. Spieth had already battled back to make the cut after shooting a 76 in the opening round.
12 Mar 2016 - 1:12pm - 0 Comments
Steve Stricker jars wedge shot from 150 yards out for eagle at the Valspar Championship
  As a part-time PGA Tour player, 49-year-old Steve Stricker has only started a handful of tournaments so far this season.
11 Mar 2016 - 7:56pm - 0 Comments
Mark Wahlberg makes a hole-in-one with a Rory McIlroy golf ball
  Actor and avid golfer Mark Wahlberg made a hole-on-one today, and quickly took to Twitter to tell the world about it.
11 Mar 2016 - 3:38pm - 0 Comments
Blayne Barber sinks 148-yard shot for eagle at Valspar Championship
  Central Florida apparently had a difficult fall and winter for growing grass, and the greens at Innisbrook this week are said to be not as pristine as they otherwise might be.
10 Mar 2016 - 6:44pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy answers questions from students at his high school in Northern Ireland
  I grew up in a small town in West Texas, where fame and fortune seemed very far away.
10 Mar 2016 - 4:23pm - 0 Comments
E-Z-GO to sponsor car in NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Phoenix this weekend
  Phoenix is one of the nation's top golf markets, and is also the home of this weekend's races on the NASCAR schedule.
10 Mar 2016 - 12:40pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko putts with Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors on court
  The LPGA Tour is off this week, so world No. 1 Lydia Ko is up in the Bay Area for a little work and a little play.
9 Mar 2016 - 4:18pm - 0 Comments
Florida course has four holes-in-one in the same tournament
NAPLES, Fla. -- Officially, Friday was the Wildcat Run Men's Invitational. Unofficially, it was hole-in-one day at the Estero club.
8 Mar 2016 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments