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MIDLAND, Texas -- Luke Guthrie will be going to the Ryder Cup next week in Chicago as a spectator. Given his play in the past couple of months, U.S. Captain Davis Love III might want him to join the squad as a playing member.
Ailsa Craig, Scottish golf landmark, for sale
One of the most famous sites in the world of golf is the Ailsa Craig – that big dome-shaped rock that dominates the Firth of Clyde about 10 miles off the southwestern Scottish coast near Turnberry.
30 Nov 2013 - 1:49pm - 1 Comments
TaylorMade Golf Experience takes over Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas
Most golfers who live in or have played in Las Vegas are familiar with the Callaway Golf Center – the popular nine-hole-course/practice facility at the south end of the Strip. On Black Friday, it began a brand-new chapter of its life.
30 Nov 2013 - 12:22am - 1 Comments
Ping Chairman John Solheim joins parents in Arizona Golf Hall of Fame
We're hoping you all are having a great Thanksgiving Week. Someone we know is having a great week is Ping Chairman and CEO John Solheim, who was inducted into the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame on Monday.
27 Nov 2013 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson to return to Scotland for defense of Scottish Open
Admittedly, Phil Mickelson struggled for years to figure out how best to play the demanding links-style golf that's required to contend in the Open Championship.
27 Nov 2013 - 9:42am - 0 Comments
Augusta National to add additional parking lot
The large crowds that flock to Augusta National each April may be getting some help on their treck to the Masters. 
26 Nov 2013 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
The man behind the viral 'Mike's Golf Shop' video ad
We're not ones for overkill, but we just can't get enough of Mike Mixson, owner of Mike's Golf Shop in Chattanooga, Tenn.
25 Nov 2013 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
New England PGA Professional Bob Beach presented 2013 Patriot Award
SAN DIEGO – Bob Beach, PGA head professional at Braintree (Mass.) Municipal Golf Course, who for nearly two decades has been a lead instructor in the New England PGA Section for teaching golf to the physically challenged, has been named recipient of the 2013 Patriot Awar
23 Nov 2013 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
Ace and 11 in back-to-back holes for World Cup player Stuart Manley
Talk about your swing of emotions. On Saturday – that's Friday night in the United States – Stuart Manley of Wales experienced one of the most dramatic swings of fortune I've ever heard of in golf.
22 Nov 2013 - 11:31pm - 0 Comments
Golfer uses driver to fend off deer in home
Callaway Golf has enjoyed a great resurgence in the past year, producing clubs that swing faster, hit the ball higher, improve accuracy, fight off wild animals. Wait, what?
22 Nov 2013 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
Must watch: Mike's Golf Shop buys golf clubs
A Chattanooga, Tenn., news reporter is calling the video you can see below, "the best worst commercial in the history of television." We can't think of a better way to describe it. Either way, it's a must watch!  
22 Nov 2013 - 9:07am - 0 Comments
New Hampshire man snags back-to-back aces on par 4s
It seems every week around this parts, we have story after story of incredible hole-in-one feats.
22 Nov 2013 - 8:32am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell commits to Ireland for 2016 Olympics
The world of golf rejoiced when the sport was reinstated into the Olympics for 2016. The news, however, gave Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy a headache.
21 Nov 2013 - 7:30pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson, Ian Poulter join SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio
It was announced today that European Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson -- who recently became the first player in history to win the FedExCup and the Race to Dubai in the same season -- will each host his own weekly show on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio in 2014 (channel 93 on XM, channel
21 Nov 2013 - 10:54am - 0 Comments
Lindsey Vonn suffers mild right knee strain and partial ACL tear
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic champion skier and girlfriend of world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods, sustained an injury to her surgically repaired right knee in a ski training accident on Tuesday.
20 Nov 2013 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
Tickets available now for 2014 PGA Championship
The PGA Championship -- the Season's Final Major -- celebrates its 96th anniversary in 2014 with a return visit to Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
20 Nov 2013 - 9:41am - 0 Comments
Bobby Clampett earns PGA Master Professional status in Teaching & Coaching
Most of us know Bobby Clampett for his 15 years on the PGA Tour player and, more recently, a couple years on the Champions Tour, along with his work as a golf analyst for CBS, TNT and the Golf Channel.
19 Nov 2013 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
Big Break's glass break challenge backfires on Chi Chi Rodriguez
If you've seen Golf Channel's show "Big Break" then you're familiar with the glass break challenge, where contestants attempt to fire a low, stinger through something resembling a window pane.
19 Nov 2013 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
New visual evidence rules in golf
The USGA and the R&A released a statement today concerning their ongoing review of the use of video and other visual evidence in administering the Rules of Golf.
19 Nov 2013 - 9:49am - 0 Comments
Peter Uihlein becomes first American named European tour rookie of year
Peter Uihlein has been named the winner of the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award, European Tour officials have announced.
18 Nov 2013 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments