Golf Buzz

Omni buys five big golf resorts from KSL
Omni Hotels & Resorts has reached an agreement to buy five well-known golf resorts from KSL Capital Partners, LLC, the two companies have announced.
13 Jun 2013 - 8:15pm - 0 Comments
Linda Hartough paints 16th hole at Merion
Every year, golf-landscape artist Linda Hartough creates a painting of a prominent hole at that year’s U.S. Open venue. This year's creation features the 16th hole at Merion Golf Club.
13 Jun 2013 - 7:25pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods playful flick to Rory McIlroy
At every major championship, there is a champions dinner where past champions get together for a group photo, a big meal and a lot of laughs (or so I'm told - curiously, I've never been invited.)
13 Jun 2013 - 1:57pm - 5 Comments
USGA's "While We're Young" campaign a good step
Kudos to the USGA for tackling one of golf's most frustrating challenges - slow play.
13 Jun 2013 - 10:35am - 10 Comments
Two aces, same hole, same day, same guy
It's a thrill of a lifetime for many golfers to actually make a hole-in-one. But how many get a chance to say they've made two? How about two on the same hole...on the same day?
11 Jun 2013 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Nike TW '14: The Sport of Golf commercial
In case you haven't seen it yet, here's a link to the new Nike Golf commercial for the TW '14 shoes.   The ad campaign is called:
10 Jun 2013 - 11:04am - 0 Comments
Golf in Scotland is a $1.8 billion industry, says new study
Scotland has long been known as the ''home of golf,'' but only recently has its golf industry been analyzed in detail. The results are interesting.
9 Jun 2013 - 3:06pm - 0 Comments
KENTWOOL celebrates U.S. Open with special Tour Profile performance sock
Once again, KENTWOOL -- the makers of "the world's best golf sock" -- have a special sock available to commemorate next week's U.S.
7 Jun 2013 - 9:01am - 0 Comments
IZOD's scripting for defending U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson
Here's a look at the scripting for defending U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson for next week at Merion from the folks at IZOD.    We've been told that the order of days is subject to change.    
7 Jun 2013 - 8:52am - 0 Comments
Special adidas adizero shoe for U.S. Open
Above is the adidas adizero shoe that will be worn during U.S. Open week by Dustin Johnson and Jason Day.    
6 Jun 2013 - 4:07pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open scripting by adidas
With the second major of the year -- next week's U.S.
6 Jun 2013 - 4:04pm - 0 Comments
Ashworth's U.S. Open scripting
With the second major of the year -- next week's U.S.
6 Jun 2013 - 4:02pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods US Open outfits
Golf apparel is as much about performance as it is aesthetics now. Oh, and it's also about exposure. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent by us amatuer players to at least try and look like (if not play like) the world's best - and we copy what we see out on Tour.
6 Jun 2013 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Man supposedly has Davis Love III tattoo
A picture is worth a thousand words, right?   Well, in this case, it might be worth a thousand laughs too.
3 Jun 2013 - 11:27am - 1 Comments
Anna Kournikova little brother Allan is a blossoming golf champion
Tennis champion Petr Korda's daughter Jessica is quickly making a name for herself on the LPGA Tour. Ivan Lendl has three daughters who are or were prominent collegiate golfers. And soon, they might have some company in the realm of championship golf-tennis families.
2 Jun 2013 - 1:39pm - 0 Comments
New York State and PGA partner in 'Taste NY' experience
When the PGA Championship returns to beautiful Oak Hill in Rochester, N.Y., in August, golf fans will be able to get a taste of more than great golf.
31 May 2013 - 4:58pm - 0 Comments
Robert Griffin III buys house in golf course community
Robert Griffin III has been known to get out on the links every now and then, but he might be playing a lot more golf in the near future.
30 May 2013 - 3:35pm - 0 Comments
Choi buys set of Mizuno MP-64 irons off rack for the Memorial
In case you didn't know this, PGA Tour players can get pretty much any club they want for nothing by making a simple phone call.   K.J. Choi knows this as well as anyone... and that's not to say he's greedy by any means, because he's not.
30 May 2013 - 3:29pm - 0 Comments
'Signature prank' bag up for auction
Remember earlier this month, when PGA Tour player James Hahn played a prank on his buddy, Nate Smith?
23 May 2013 - 3:26pm - 0 Comments