Golf Buzz

The golf world is a special beast in and of itself, but take that world and put it on social media and you've got a recipe for greatness. With the end of 2017 upon us, we take a look at 17 of the top tweets from golfers this year.  Enjoy:
2016 Ryder Cup venue gets a blanket of snow
A record-breaking spell of warmer than normal weather allowed Twin Cities golfers the opportunity to play almost until Christmas.
9 Jan 2016 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Jordan Spieth's eagle hole-out at Kapalua
Short game? Jordan Spieth has one of the best, and he showed it off again during Friday's second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua's Plantation Course.
8 Jan 2016 - 7:52pm - 0 Comments
Nine burning questions for golf in 2016
The calendar has flipped, 2016 is here and there's a lot that will be going on in golf over the next 12 months.
8 Jan 2016 - 10:38am - 0 Comments
Two fantastic approach shots give Patrick Reed the lead at Kapalua
  Patrick Reed, the defending champion at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, was said to be a bit peeved that other players were featured in the event's marketing materials this week instead of him.
7 Jan 2016 - 11:22pm - 0 Comments
Take a look at Dustin Johnson's pre-round warm-up routine
  Dustin Johnson is such a fantastic athlete that you almost feel like he could jump out of bed, go straight to the first tee and still put together an impressive round.
7 Jan 2016 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
European Tour player David Howell goes shirtless on his first hole of 2016
  It's a pretty safe bet that David Howell of England will never forget the first competitive hole of golf he played in 2016.   Why, you ask?
7 Jan 2016 - 4:54pm - 0 Comments
National Bobblehead Day: Arnie, Tiger, Rory, Freddy represent golf
Jan. 7 is National Bobblehead Day, a day to celebrate those larger-than-life springy heads on tiny bodies that seem to be a must-have promotional giveaway at most sporting events.
7 Jan 2016 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
Nicklaus' renovated Bear's Paw reopens
NAPLES, Fla. -- Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples is special for Jack Nicklaus, but as arguably golf's greatest prefers to say, all of the golf courses he's designed are.
7 Jan 2016 - 2:52pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler sporting new, bold look in Maui
Forever fashion-forward, Rickie Fowler is owning his new look as he strolls the fairways in Maui this week for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
7 Jan 2016 - 9:30am - 0 Comments
New baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. not so bad at golf, either
  Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame today in an almost unanimous vote in his first year of eligibility.
6 Jan 2016 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
2016 Hyundai Tournament of Champions: Five players to watch
The 2015-16 PGA Tour season resumes this week in paradise -- the Hawaiian island of Maui for the winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua's breathtaking Plantation Course.
6 Jan 2016 - 3:05pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker's son hits the heck out of the golf ball
  Brandt Snedeker and his family are out at Kapalua this week for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, and his son Austin just couldn't wait to kick off 2016 with a few cuts himself.   Austin, 3, is a lefty, and as you can see in the
5 Jan 2016 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
Laser beam melts golf ball
What happens when you point a laser beam at a golf ball? Lucky for us, someone with a YouTube account (Laser Time) pondered that same question and brings us this:
5 Jan 2016 - 10:21am - 0 Comments
South Florida loves its golf carts
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Don't call them golf carts anymore.
4 Jan 2016 - 7:43pm - 0 Comments
Nike Golf inks Brooks Koepka, Tony Finau to equipment deals
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have some company at the company. On Monday, Nike Golf announced its latest additions to the Nike Tour staff, including Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau.    
4 Jan 2016 - 12:13pm - 0 Comments
Shane Lowry's tree-clearing wedge named European Tour's 2015 Shot of the Year
Remember the miraculous shot Shane Lowry hit through the trees on the 18th hole at the WGC Bridgestone Classic that landed on the green? Fans of the European Tour certainly did, as they selected that as the 2015 Shot of the Year.
4 Jan 2016 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
73-year-old realtor records two aces in one round
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Margery Hadar, who began playing golf three years ago, made the most of a Sunday round at Granada Golf Course by recording two holes-in-one.
4 Jan 2016 - 9:46am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy can relate to what Jordan Spieth is facing in 2016
  After winning two straight majors en route to one of the best seasons in PGA Tour history, how will Jordan Spieth fare in 2016?
30 Dec 2015 - 4:04pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour players wish Tiger Woods a happy birthday on social media
  Tiger Woods turns the big 4-0 today, and he's getting a lot of birthday love on social media.
30 Dec 2015 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments