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Furman alums try to save golf team from death sentence
Shocked and saddened at the news that Furman University is planning to kill off its storied men's golf program at the end of the school year, a number of prominent alumni have begun exploring ways to
18 Feb 2014 - 4:17pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Olympic hero T.J. Oshie's golf swing featured on 'The Golf Fix'
T.J. Oshie became a household name on Saturday, proving to be the Olympic hockey hero for the United States in a scintillating 3-2 shootout victory over Russia in Sochi during the preliminary round of the Winter Games.
18 Feb 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
Caddies needed for Toby Keith Ben Roethlisberger
18 Feb 2014 - 11:03am - 0 Comments
Ailsa Craig, golf landmark, produces Olympic curling stones
Back in December, we ran a blog post on the Ailsa Craig – that big dome-shaped rock that dominates the Firth of Clyde about 10 miles off the southwestern Scottish coast near Turnberry.
18 Feb 2014 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
This week, the PGA Tour takes a break from the grind of stroke play and moves on to one of the most exciting formats in golf -- match play.
18 Feb 2014 - 10:02am - 0 Comments
Mizuno asks golfers to Play Famously
Oh, the life of the Tour player. The free clubs, the free clothes, being treated like royalty...all because you're pretty good at hitting a golf ball.
17 Feb 2014 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Augusta National loses Eisenhower Tree
Really sad news out of Augusta.
16 Feb 2014 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
Hal Sutton has mild heart attack at Champions Tour event
Hal Sutton suffered a mild heart attack on Friday after withdrawing from the ACE Group Classic in Naples, Fla.   "I had blockage in my heart, so yeah, it was a heart attack," Sutton, the 1983 PGA Championship winner,
16 Feb 2014 - 1:15am - 0 Comments
Fan makes full-court putt to win car at Auburn basketball game
The PGA Tour is out at Riviera this weekend, but the coolest putt anyone made on Saturday came on the court at halftime of the Mississippi State-Auburn basketball game.    Patrick Burch of Birmingham was plucked from the crowd to attempt a full-court p
15 Feb 2014 - 9:57pm - 0 Comments
David Ortiz victimized by exploding golf ball trick
Pitchers and catchers are trickling into their Major League Baseball spring training camps this weekend, so it seems like a good time to share this funny video of one of Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's golf outings over the winter.   Back in Decemb
15 Feb 2014 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk takes roundabout route to hole his chip shot for birdie
You've heard golf announcers talk about "using the backstop" of the green's slope to help a wedge or chip shot roll back closer to the pin?
15 Feb 2014 - 4:52pm - 0 Comments
South African president uses golf to raise funds for education
President Obama is spending the Presidents Day weekend in Palm Springs, where his plans reportedly include binge-watching ''True Detective'' and playing a little golf.
14 Feb 2014 - 7:55pm - 0 Comments
Golf enjoys a Barefoot Blue jean Night
Country music star Jake Owen loves golf. And golf apparently loves Jake Owen.
14 Feb 2014 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
Presidents Day memories: Caddying for Gerald Ford
Four years removed from serving as the 38th president of the United States, a term that was one of the most turbulent periods in American history, Gerald R. Ford greeted me near a clubhouse door. “Are you my caddie today?”
14 Feb 2014 - 9:23am - 0 Comments
Natalie Gulbis blends golf and baseball in game with kids
As we all know, the golf industry is always looking for new ways to introduce people to our great game.
13 Feb 2014 - 3:53pm - 0 Comments
Pebble Beach opens new range and golf academy
After more than 20 years of planning and nine months of construction, there’s a new addition to the fabled Pebble Beach Golf Links complex.
13 Feb 2014 - 3:04pm - 0 Comments
Polite autograph seeker makes big impression on PGA Tour players
Your average PGA Tour player signs hundreds, if not thousands, of autographs each year, and no doubt most of their encounters with fans are necessarily quick and forgettable.
12 Feb 2014 - 10:46pm - 0 Comments
Northern Trust Open | Five players to watch
At Rivera Country Club, there is no ''party hole'' like the par-3 16th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Nor are there ocean vistas like at Pebble Beach, or wide-open spaces like the Hyundai Tournament of Champions or the Humana Challenge.
12 Feb 2014 - 6:49pm - 0 Comments
Magnolia Lane affected by storm
The famous Magnolia Lane that welcomes some of the world's best players to Augusta National each Spring is feeling the effects of the winter storm that is blanketing the east coast of the country.
12 Feb 2014 - 12:28pm - 0 Comments