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RICE LAKE, Wis. -- Sam Burdick didn't want to be one of those golfers who blames the club for his mulligans. So he made his own.
Rory McIlroy and President Clinton play golf in Ireland
It's only Thursday, but this has got to be my favorite photo of the week.
10 Oct 2013 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments
Second giant golf ball stolen near Muirfield Village returned
Remember that crazy story we brought you yesterday about that giant, 200-pound golf ball sculpture that was stolen from just outside the entrance to Muirfiel
10 Oct 2013 - 1:10pm - 0 Comments
Erik Compton named inaugural recipient of PGA Tour Courage Award
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced Wednesday at the season-opening Open that Erik Compton is the inaugural recipient of the PGA Tour Courage Award.
10 Oct 2013 - 11:50am - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko, teen star, ready to join professional ranks
Lydia Ko, the teen star from New Zealand and No. 1-ranked woman amateur in the world (she's also No. 5 in the world among all female golfers), is ready to make the jump to professional golf.
10 Oct 2013 - 9:48am - 0 Comments
Two hole in ones in one round for PGA Professional Craig Thomas
How do you warm up for a tournament? Well, if you're PGA Professional Craig Thomas, you don't just make an ace in your practice round. You make two aces.  Not only that, you make both of those holes-in-one in the span of three holes.
9 Oct 2013 - 6:16pm - 1 Comments
Giant golf ball stolen from Muirfield Village
Thieves have until Sunday to return an oversized golf ball and tee to the folks at Muirfield Village -- site of the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament and last week's
9 Oct 2013 - 3:19pm - 0 Comments
James Driscoll inks unique clothing deal for new season
PGA Tour golfer James Driscoll will be making a fashion statement on the fairways this season after signing a deal with TRENDYGOLF USA -- America's leading online retailer of designer golf-lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories.
9 Oct 2013 - 2:10pm - 1 Comments
8. Open: Five players to watch at CordeValle
Hard to believe, but the new 2013-2014 PGA Tour season tees off this week.
9 Oct 2013 - 11:09am - 0 Comments
Pace of play: FarmLinks Golf Club to host experimental day of golf
One of the most frequent reasons given for why people aren't interested in playing more golf is this: it takes too long.
9 Oct 2013 - 9:42am - 2 Comments
Jason Day takes the ice with NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets
When you think Australian, the first thing that comes to mind is hockey, right? We didn't think so. But on Tuesday, hockey was on the mind of Australian golf star Jason Day, as he took the ice with the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets.
9 Oct 2013 - 8:35am - 0 Comments
Bizarre hole in one: Give a dog... a car?
In news you don't expect to read every day, a dog in Massachusetts received a 2014 Ford Fusion recently as a prize for a hole-in-one. What? Well, a man dressed as a dog.
8 Oct 2013 - 1:14pm - 0 Comments
2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson to design kid-friendly golf course
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8 Oct 2013 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker was hoping to see big brother Haymes play in U.S. Mid-Am
Haymes Snedeker -- older brother of PGA Tour star Brandt Snedeker -- was hoping to have his little brother in his gallery for a change.
8 Oct 2013 - 12:33pm - 0 Comments
World Golf Hall of Fame cancels 2014 vote, will re-evaluate induction criteria
The World Golf Hall of Fame announced Monday that it will not conduct an election for a class of 2014 while it undertakes what it calls ''a comprehensive review of several of its processes.''
7 Oct 2013 - 9:24pm - 1 Comments
Look out Rory McIlroy -- there's a 3-year-old coming for you
Our friends at Yahoo! have a great video today of 3-year-old Michael Patton from Dublin, Ireland.
7 Oct 2013 - 1:45pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson's show of sportsmanship at Presidents Cup
Perhaps lost in the shuffle from the post-Presidents Cup news was this little tidbit about a great gesture from 2012 U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson.   In Sunday's singles action, Simpson squared off against South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen.
7 Oct 2013 - 12:33pm - 0 Comments
Amanda Dufner has best Presidents Cup photos
Jason Dufner won the PGA Championship and has represented his country twice in the last two years on both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup teams.   He's got quite a bit going for him right now - but no matter what he accomplishes inside the ropes, his g
7 Oct 2013 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
Unbelievable shot: Stacy Lewis understandably frustrated with loss in China
To call the finish at the LPGA's Reignwood Classic -- the tour's first tournament in Bejing -- dramatic would be the understatement of the year.
7 Oct 2013 - 10:29am - 0 Comments
Ryder Cup 2014: What we learned from the Presidents Cup
The 2013 Presidents Cup will go down as an 18 1/2-15 1/2 victory for the U.S., and the narrow margin was perhaps a little deceiving  
6 Oct 2013 - 10:12pm - 0 Comments