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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Defending champion Lexi Thompson opened with a 3-under 69 Wednesday at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, three shots off the leaders.
Together, U.S. Ryder Cup team accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Captain Tom Watson
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20 Aug 2014 - 1:53pm - 0 Comments
Former President George W. Bush accepts Rory McIlroy's Ice Bucket Challenge
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy joined forces on Tuesday to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It was a big hit.
20 Aug 2014 - 12:11pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson wants to be held accountable for actions at PGA Championship
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson drew plenty of criticism for something he didn't do at the PGA Championship two weeks ago and a few of things he did do.
20 Aug 2014 - 9:59am - 0 Comments
Five players to watch at the Barclays
Playoffs? Did you say "playoffs?" Yes. Yes, we did. The PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup begin this week with the Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.
20 Aug 2014 - 9:08am - 0 Comments
Man has golf-ball sized welt after being struck with errant shot
Sometimes the photo says it all. This poor guy in Sweden was the victim of an errant shot. The golf ball hit him in the forehead and certainly left a mark.
19 Aug 2014 - 2:14pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy take Ice Bucket Challenge together
Now this is cool... or cold.
19 Aug 2014 - 11:27am - 0 Comments
Hampered by injuries, Steve Stricker out until end of year
During PGA Championship week, Steve Stricker was named as the third Vice Captain for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team by Captain Tom Watson.
19 Aug 2014 - 10:00am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods make guest appearance on "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods were guests of Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Monday. The appearance included a fun segment with a game called, "Facebreakers."
19 Aug 2014 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer has successful pacemaker implant surgery for abnormal heartbeat
According to his website, www.arnoldpalmer.com, legendary golfer Arnold Palmer is on the mend after successful pacemaker implant surgery today.
18 Aug 2014 - 3:45pm - 0 Comments
Do you want to win a dream trip to the 2014 Ryder Cup?
The PGA of America has announced a promotion in which you have the chance to win a dream trip for two to Scotland -- the birthplace of golf -- for the 2014 Ryder Cup.
18 Aug 2014 - 11:00am - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS
By now, you've surely heard of the "Ice Bucket Challenge."
18 Aug 2014 - 8:34am - 0 Comments
Wes Roach shoots 65 in 2:25 round
Wes Roach promised he'd play a fast round of golf Sunday in the final round of the Wyndham Championship, and he didn't disappoint.
17 Aug 2014 - 10:13am - 0 Comments
Sky Walker: NASA picks Jimmy Walker pix as astronomy photo of the day
Ryder Cup-bound Jimmy Walker is not only a rising star on the PGA Tour, but his photographs of the heavens have turned a few heads skyward as well.
16 Aug 2014 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Twin tartans: Rory McIlroy's suit matches Ian Poulter's
If you thought the suit Rory McIlroy wore Saturday for Manchester United's Premier League opener at Old Trafford looked familiar, so did Ian Poulter. That's because Poulter wore a suit very similar in style and cut earlier this summer.
16 Aug 2014 - 11:24am - 0 Comments
Golf Channel introduces 'Relaxed Rules of Golf' to help make game more fun
In case you missed it, Golf Channel personalities Matt Ginella and Charlie Rymer were on "Morning Drive" today to introduce what they call the, "Relaxed Rules of Golf."
15 Aug 2014 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed's wife back on the bag after baby
Patrick Reed's regular caddie is back, after taking maternity leave. Wife Justine is on the bag this week at the Wyndham Championship for the first time since the couple had their first child -- Windsor-Wells Reed -- in late May.  
15 Aug 2014 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
It was really, really dark at Valhalla when Rory McIlroy finished out his PGA Championship win on Sunday
Just how dark was it as play finished in the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday?
15 Aug 2014 - 8:57am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell offers golf tips on Twitter
Graeme McDowell is one of the more engaging pro golfers on Twitter. Whether it's talking about an upcoming tournament, or just talking about what's trending, McDowell always seems to have time to chat with a few fans. 
14 Aug 2014 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
President Barack Obama spotted with Game Golf device
Over the years, we've come to learn that President Barack Obama is serious about his golf game... even if it's widely known that the President is carrying about a 17-handicap.
14 Aug 2014 - 9:06am - 0 Comments