Golf Buzz

Hunter Mahan tweet prompts response from Tim McCarver
The Detroit Tigers were comfortably ahead of the Boston Red Sox late in Game 4 of the American League Division Series Wednesday night – no doubt to the consternation of my New England-based colleague T.J.
16 Oct 2013 - 11:41pm - 0 Comments
Shriners Hospitals for Children Open: Five players to watch at TPC Summerlin
Viva, Las Vegas! The PGA Tour is in Sin City this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open -- the second event of this new 2013-2014 wraparound schedule.
16 Oct 2013 - 4:26pm - 0 Comments
Zach Johnson featured in math textbook
How do you know when you've made it – finally become a big-time celebrity?
14 Oct 2013 - 11:45pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington channels Happy Gilmore at PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington is in Bermuda this week to take on Masters champ Adam Scott, U.S. Open winner Justin Rose and PGA Champion Jason Dufner in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course.
14 Oct 2013 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
Missing golf ball sculpture returned, but damaged
There's finally somewhat of a happy ending in the odd case of the 200-pound golf ball sculpture that went missing near the entrance to Muirfield Village
14 Oct 2013 - 8:54am - 0 Comments
2013 Open and more | Weekend in review
Not to toot our own horn here, but "beep, beep!"
13 Oct 2013 - 10:03pm - 0 Comments
Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster works on golf game at Fenway Park
Late Thursday evening, the Boston Red Sox found out that their American League Championship series opponent will be the Detroit Tigers. On Friday, the Sox were getting some work in at Fenway Park in preparation for Saturday night's Game 1 of the ALCS.
11 Oct 2013 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Blind golfer makes hole in one in tournament
A 71-year-old blind man from Leicestershire made a hole-in-one at Surrey's Hindhead Golf Club in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, while playing in the Peter Alliss Eye2Eye Challenge.
11 Oct 2013 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
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
16. 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