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5 shots we resolve to eliminate from our games next year
With a new year comes resolutions -- the empty promises we make to ourselves to improve something in our lives. Cynical? Absolutely. Have you ever visited a gym on Jan. 5? You practically need to pull a ticket to use anything like you're at a deli counter.
16 Dec 2016 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
Epic Michael Jordan golf course trash-talking story
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman found himself in the right place at the right time recently. He was invited to play a round of golf with 2013 PGA Champion Jason Dufner and arguably the greatest basketball player ever to take the hardwood, Michael Jordan.
16 Dec 2016 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
2016 golf superlatives
We've spent a lot of time over the last several weeks looking back at the year that was in 2016.
16 Dec 2016 - 11:02am - 0 Comments
Best golf quotes from 2016
If you're one of those people who thinks golf interviews are boring, then... well, you're right for the most part. We get the details of a round, the birdies and bogeys, how a player can build on a great round or bounce back from a poor one, yada, yada, yada.
15 Dec 2016 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods signs deal to play Bridgestone golf balls
Bridgestone Golf announced this morning that 79-time PGA Tour winner and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods has signed a multi-year agreement to exclusively play and promote its golf balls.
15 Dec 2016 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
Best Facebook posts from in 2016
It has been a very fun year on the Facebook page. We’ve enjoyed sharing with you some of the best photos, videos and golf stories and interacting to better get to know your thoughts on the game and why you love it so much.
14 Dec 2016 - 4:21pm - 0 Comments
80-year-old Sacramento man sinks 13th ace
When you've made as many holes in one (13) as George Beach, the explanation goes far beyond luck.
14 Dec 2016 - 1:09pm - 0 Comments
Cindy Crawford drinks from Ryder Cup with Rickie Fowler
Rickie Fowler celebrated his 28th birthday on Tuesday. It's not a milestone birthday by any means, but it might just be the coolest of Fowler's life to date because of some hardware he had with him... the Ryder Cup Trophy.
14 Dec 2016 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
How do you mark your golf ball?
When it comes to putting an identifying mark on a golf ball, it can be as simple as a dot or line for putter alignment. Or, it can get a lot more elaborate.
14 Dec 2016 - 11:22am - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson will reportedly switch to Volvik golf ball
SEOUL, South Korea — Bubba Watson might be adding a pink golf ball to go with his pink driver — and a green ball for the Masters.
14 Dec 2016 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Best of Jimmy Walker’s space photos this year
If you’ve spent some time on social media following guys on the PGA Tour, you’ll occasionally notice some out-of-this-world photos. Yes, there are some great photographers on tour, but we literally mean photos outside of the planet Earth.
14 Dec 2016 - 9:57am - 0 Comments
Gifts for Dad: Why Ryder Cup gear is the perfect present
Back in October, the U.S. won its first Ryder Cup since 2008, defeating the Europeans 17-11 at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn. It was a magical week that will be talked about for years to come.
14 Dec 2016 - 8:41am - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus keeping busy building golf course in Turkmenistan
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jack Nicklaus has been designing and building golf courses around the world for the last four decades, and most of his work has been overseas during the last 10 years. But his latest project in Turkmenistan is as intriguing as any of them.
13 Dec 2016 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
9 of the best and worst trick shots of 2016
How do you feel about golf trick shots? Awesome? Played out? If you fall into the latter category, is it at least safe to say they're fun to watch in small doses?
13 Dec 2016 - 12:21pm - 0 Comments
2016's major champions and their major moments
From 20 feet away, Dustin Johnson was just trying to hit the green. From 190 yards, he was going at the flag. Henrik Stenson made a 50-foot putt across the 15th green at Royal Troon and found as much value in the putt he made from 4 feet on the next hole.
13 Dec 2016 - 11:39am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods shows off new short course design
While Tiger Woods the golfer made headlines during his much anticipated return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge, his design company, TGR Design, is making news with the opening of a new course in Mexico.
12 Dec 2016 - 4:45pm - 0 Comments
New Zealand man plays record 237 holes of golf in 12 hours
To the average golfer, playing 18 holes in 4 hours can sometimes be taxing. Playing 36 holes in a day is considered to be a bit of a marathon. How about 237 holes in 12 hours?
12 Dec 2016 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
Distance study shows drives flying 1 percent farther since 2003
It’s a question that gets asked by golfers and golf analysts often: Do the pros hit the ball too far? With courses far exceeding 7,000 yards and par 5s pushing well into the 600-yard range, many have answered that question with a resounding “yes.”
12 Dec 2016 - 11:40am - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer’s Masters trophy sells for $444k
One lucky golf fan with a bunch of money to spend this holiday season is the winner of the auction of Arnold Palmer’s Masters trophy.
11 Dec 2016 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments