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Tip of the day: How to make solid contact on putts
Your putter requires a shorter swing/stroke than any club in your bag. Because of that, one might think it's a breeze to make solid contact. However, that just isn't the case.
30 Oct 2013 - 11:29am - 0 Comments
Discuss: Jason Dufner photo with Shanghai Warrior
Is there a less charismatic (we say that affectionately), more photogenic person in the world than Jason Dufner? Not a chance.
30 Oct 2013 - 11:14am - 0 Comments
WGC-HSBC Champions | Five players to watch in China
Many of golf's biggest stars -- including Keegan Bradley, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy -- are in Shanghai this week for the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International GC.
30 Oct 2013 - 9:50am - 0 Comments
Lindsey Vonn dishes on Tiger Woods during appearance on Letterman
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic ski champion and the significant other of world No. 1-ranked golfer Tiger Woods, was a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman Monday night. During the segment, Letterman had some questions for Vonn about Woods.
29 Oct 2013 - 11:47am - 1 Comments
Ninja thief makes off with golf memorabilia
There's a thief on the loose who has a taste for significant sporting trophies. And, the thief in question, dresses like a ninja -- swaddled from head to toe. Yes, a ninja.
29 Oct 2013 - 9:02am - 0 Comments
EA Sports splits with Tiger Woods, sticks with PGA Tour
The ''Tiger Woods PGA Tour'' golf game series from EA Sports has been a consistent best-seller for almost a decade and a half, but the company announced on Monday that it and the superstar golfer are going their separate ways.
28 Oct 2013 - 10:41pm - 0 Comments
Approved: Lydia Ko granted full membership on LPGA Tour
A couple of weeks back, we learned it was only a matter of time before 16-year-old New Zealand golf prodigy Lydia Ko would join the professional ranks.
28 Oct 2013 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods speaks on Brandel Chamblee column
In an Associated Press report on Monday, Tiger Woods said he was ready to move on from Brandel Chamblee's insinuation of cheating in a column posted t
28 Oct 2013 - 9:43am - 0 Comments
Golf weekend recap: Ryan Moore captures third career PGA Tour victory
Ryan Moore won the CIMB Classic on Monday, edging out Gary Woodland on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff with a birdie.
28 Oct 2013 - 9:14am - 0 Comments
Mike Small inducted into Illinois Golf Hall of Fame as its youngest member
If you're a regular reader of, you know that PGA Professional Mike Small owns a list of accomplishments unlike any other golfer around. And on Friday night, he became the youngest person ever inducted into the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame.
27 Oct 2013 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Cordillera Ranch now using same turf as Rio Olympics course
There are some serious questions that are lingering in my mind about how golf is going to work in the Olympics. How will teams be established? What will the format be?
26 Oct 2013 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Simon Dyson BMW Masters disqualification costs him twice
Simon Dyson of England was disqualified from the European Tour's BMW Masters in Shanghai on Saturday morning (Friday night in the United States) for a rules violation that has ramifications near and far.
26 Oct 2013 - 12:16am - 0 Comments
Jose Maria Olazabal receives Spain's most prestigious sports award
The accolades for Europe's 2012 Ryder Cup victory just keep coming to the victors. The latest: On Friday, winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal received the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for Sports, Spain's most prestigious sports award.
25 Oct 2013 - 9:15pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko launches latest iPhone in New Zealand
Lydia Ko turned pro earlier this week, but golf's latest child prodigy didn't race right out to the course. Instead, in typical teenage form, she stayed up past midnight last night to get a new iPhone 5S as soon as they went on sale in Auckland, New Zealand.
24 Oct 2013 - 7:17pm - 0 Comments
Don Padgett II to retire as Pinehurst president and COO in 2014
All eyes will be on the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in 2014 as the world-famous North Carolina golf facility hosts both the men's and women's U.S. Opens in back-to-back weeks next summer.
24 Oct 2013 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Rickie Fowler's fish spa reaction Instagram video compilation
Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and many other PGA Tour stars are in Malaysia this week competing in the CIMB Classic.
24 Oct 2013 - 8:44am - 0 Comments
CIMB Classic | Five players to watch in Malaysia
The PGA Tour descends on Kuala Lumpur G&CC West in Malaysia this week for the CIMB Classic -- the third event on the new 2013-14 wraparound schedule.
23 Oct 2013 - 1:51pm - 0 Comments
Golf Twitter accounts you’re not following, but should be
The world of communication is changing fast and Twitter seems to be leading the way. This holds true in golf as it does in every other facet of life. But are you using Twitter to best enhance your golf life?
23 Oct 2013 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
Paul McGinley to delay Ryder Cup wildcard announcement
To avoid a situation that happened in 2010, European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley said Wednesday that he will delay the announcement of his 2014 wildcard selections by 24 hours.
23 Oct 2013 - 10:47am - 0 Comments