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2 Feb 2013 - 11:50pm - 0 Comments
A timeline of the PGA Tour's drug-testing policy
In light of what's happened this week with World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh admitting to the use of a banned substance in a Sports Illustrated article, has
31 Jan 2013 - 9:30am - 0 Comments
A primer for the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open
Rob Goldberg, a featured columnsist for, put together a nice primer to get you prepared for the start of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, which starts today at TPC Scottsdale.
31 Jan 2013 - 8:59am - 0 Comments
Singh releases statement regarding banned substance report
Earlier this afternoon, former Masters and PGA Champion Vijay Singh released the following statement regarding a Sports Illustrated article where he admitted taking a banned substance:
30 Jan 2013 - 1:29pm - 1 Comments
SI writer says Singh may not have known substance was banned
Following up on yesterday's blog post where we brought you the news about Vijay Singh admitting to the use of a banned substance in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated, one of the authors of the story was on Golf Channel's "Morning Drive" this morning and explained that
30 Jan 2013 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
An outside of the (tee) box Valentine's Day golf gift
OK, lovers, Valentine's Day is sneaking up on you. What are you going to get that loved one? The old, reliable, cliche flowers and a box of chocolates? Why not think outside of the (tee) box this year?
30 Jan 2013 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
No joke: Olympic champ Phelps is serious about his golf game
File this under: Well, that didn't take long. U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, a 22-time medalist (including the all-time record for Olympic gold medals with 18 -- double the second highest record holders), is a certifiable golf nut.
30 Jan 2013 - 10:24am - 0 Comments
Singh admits to using banned substance in Sports Illustrated article
According to an article in this week's Sports Illustrated, former Masters and PGA Champion Vijay Singh has been named as one of several athletes to use a banned substance from a two-man company  called S.W.A.T.S. -- Sports with Alternatives to Steroids.
29 Jan 2013 - 3:20pm - 0 Comments
Clarke will play in India despite car accident
An unbylined, Associated Press report out of Dubai, says that 2011 Open Champion Darren Clarke was recently in a, "minor car accident." By the sounds of it, the man long thought to be a favorite for the 2014 European Ryder Cup Captaincy until he pulled his name out of consideration a
29 Jan 2013 - 11:37am - 0 Comments
Fact or fiction: Every scenario for Tiger Woods' 2013 season
What kind of season is 2013 going to be for Tiger Woods?
28 Jan 2013 - 9:32am - 0 Comments
Most difficult courses on the 2013 PGA Tour schedule
Not all PGA Tour golf courses are created equally.
28 Jan 2013 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
For Lydia Ko, money can wait
Is Lydia Ko a has-been at age 15?
27 Jan 2013 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
Here's why Elin Nordegren tore down a mansion
When the word leaked out that Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren was tearing down a $12 million oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach County, Fla., to build a new house on the same site, there was plenty of snickering and eye-rolling. Turns out she did the smart thing.
26 Jan 2013 - 9:07pm - 1 Comments
Tour clarifies Twitter policy
 In response to an earlier post on The Golf Buzz, here, PGA Tour Vice President Ty Votaw called me to clarify the tour’s position as well as offer his personal opinion on Twitter and the role social me
25 Jan 2013 - 4:08pm - 0 Comments
Tour takes on tweets
The PGA Tour took a swipe at new media on Thursday.  
25 Jan 2013 - 1:53pm - 1 Comments
The top-10 golfers under the age of 25
We're always hearing about the "young guns" on the PGA Tour and it's amazing to see the talent level of a lot of these players just out of college.
25 Jan 2013 - 11:57am - 0 Comments
Short-game guru Pelz boasts arguably coolest backyard ever
If you're a golf fanatic, you need to see this.
24 Jan 2013 - 10:29am - 0 Comments
Part Time Golf Company bringing the 'cool' to golf apparel
Over the last several years, golf has made a beeline in the direction of "cool."
24 Jan 2013 - 10:05am - 0 Comments
A primer for the 2013 Farmers Insurance Open
Richard Langford, a featured columnsist for, put together a nice primer to get you prepared for the start of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, which starts today in La Jolla, Calif.
24 Jan 2013 - 9:41am - 1 Comments