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Difference at Royal Liverpool is as plain as brown and green
The Open Championship is just now teeing off, and much of the talk this week has been on the difference in the course conditions at Royal Liverpool in 2006 and this year. 
17 Jul 2014 - 1:21am - 0 Comments
2-year-old Jaxson Kelly cheerily hits balls 50 yards down practice range
The eve of golf's oldest championship seems like a fine time to showcase one of the game's youngest practitioners.   Meet 2-year-old Jaxson Kelly of National City, Calif., who loves to hit golf balls.
16 Jul 2014 - 7:27pm - 0 Comments
Open Championship edition: Bryan Brothers trick shots
The golf trick-shot duo known as the Bryan Brothers have just released a special Open Championship edition video complete with persimmon woods, hicko
16 Jul 2014 - 3:00pm - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 Open Championship
It's hard to believe, but we've already reached the third leg of the major championship season as the Open Championship tees off at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England, on Thursday.
16 Jul 2014 - 9:56am - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington hits incredible golf shots while blindfolded
These two videos are a couple of days old now, but it doesn't matter because they're spectacular. Padraig Harrington, a three-time major winner, with the alignment help of longtime caddie Ronan Flood, tried hitting some shots blindfolded.
16 Jul 2014 - 8:18am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson drank nothing but the best from the Claret Jug
When it comes to championship trophies -- most notably the Stanley Cup -- people want to celebrate by drinking out of it. That's no different in golf with the coveted Claret Jug the winner receives for winning the Open Championship.
14 Jul 2014 - 1:01pm - 0 Comments
PGA Professional Sonny Skinner was low club professional at U.S. Senior Open
By Bob Denney PGA of America
14 Jul 2014 - 11:17am - 0 Comments
Mo Martin nearly holes albatross on way to winning Women's British Open
Close it out in style. That's an adage we often hear in sports. On Sunday at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England, in the final round of the Ricoh Women's British Open, that's precisely what 31-year-old American Mo Martin did.
14 Jul 2014 - 8:34am - 0 Comments
Happy that LeBron and Johnny Football are both in Cleveland? Thank Jason Dufner
In the wake of the LeBron James news today, Twitter has been swamped. In the maelstrom, however, one tweet from this afternoon jumped out at me.
11 Jul 2014 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
Top players hit flop shots over Phil Mickelson at Scottish Open
As you know by now, the European Tour is in Scotland this week at Royal Aberdeen for the Scottish Open, where Phil Mickelson is the defending champion. Mickelson gets a lot of attention whenever he plays, but this week he's been getting even more attention than usual.
11 Jul 2014 - 8:14am - 0 Comments
Fan fills in as emergency caddie for John Deere co-leader Brian Harman
Jay Hatch started his day on Thursday watching a little golf at the John Deere Classic.
10 Jul 2014 - 11:31pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner pays tribute to fellow Auburn alum Philip Lutzenkirchen
PGA Champion and Auburn alum Jason Dufner had a special patch added to his golf bag for next week's Open Championship.
10 Jul 2014 - 11:55am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy crushes 436-yard drive at Scottish Open
Links golf is sometimes referred to as a ground game. And, based on the bounces, understandably so. If you really, really crush a drive that finds the fairway, it can be like pounding a drive on a tarmac.
10 Jul 2014 - 10:31am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson makes birdie from a cart path at Scottish Open
Some might argue that the degree of difficulty of a shot from a cart path isn't all that bad. I'm not one of those people.
10 Jul 2014 - 8:21am - 0 Comments
James Nitties wins mustache contest with hilarious, frightening creation
James Nitties didn't just enter the annual Mustache Madness contest at the Utah Championship this week. He went all in.   Nitties – who also won the title in 2012 – faced off against 13 of his fellow Web.com Tour challengers.
9 Jul 2014 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
Jesper Parnevik breaks rib in freak Segway accident
We've all heard of strange sports injuries. Stuff like a pitcher breaking a rib sneezing. A golfer cutting himself while intending to cut a bagel. A kicker in the NFL blowing out a knee after celebrating a successful field goal... the list goes on.
9 Jul 2014 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the 2014 John Deere Classic
The PGA Tour is in Silvis, Ill., this week for the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run.
9 Jul 2014 - 9:41am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson hits backwards flop shot
There's a video making the rounds on social media this morning of Phil Mickelson playing a flop shot backwards that's pretty amazing.
8 Jul 2014 - 10:17am - 0 Comments
Factory worker qualifies for Open Championship at Royal Liverpool
When I first stumbled upon this story, I thought for a minute that it had to be a leaked script for a new sports-inspired Disney movie. Turns out the story of John Singleton is, indeed, real life. And it's awesome.
8 Jul 2014 - 9:16am - 0 Comments