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On Saturday night at one of the clubs Georgia's greatest amateur golfer called home, another career amateur from Augusta will take his place in Georgia's Golf Hall of Fame.
Annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches honor Arnold Palmer
Members of the North Florida and South Florida PGA Sections are taking part this week in the annual Florida PGA Challenge Cup Matches.
19 Oct 2016 - 9:31am - 0 Comments
Golf tips: Get your fall checklist in order
For golfers in certain parts of the country, the sad reality is beginning to set in: the golf season is winding down.
19 Oct 2016 - 9:02am - 0 Comments
PGA Champion, two-time Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III headed to World Golf Hall of Fame
What a month October has been for Davis Love III.   A little more than two weeks after captaining the Ryder Cup USA to a 17-11 victory at Hazeltine in the biennial matches -- its first win since 2008 and just its third since 1999 -- it was announced on Tues
18 Oct 2016 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments
Golfer's trick shot incorporating soccer juggling skills is amazing
Golf trick shots are a lot of fun to watch, but after the last few years -- especially with the Bryan Brothers setting the bar so high -- they've pretty much been a yawn.
18 Oct 2016 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
9 Golf mysteries explained
More so than any other sport, golf is loaded with intricacies, many of them confusing and -- in some cases -- mysterious. With that in mind, we figured it would be fun to take a deep dig into some of the game's mysteries and try to find some clarity.
18 Oct 2016 - 11:13am - 0 Comments
Would you try single-length irons?
"I've hit fliers with the four {iron}," said Kevin Costner in the classic golf movie Tin Cup. "I've hooked my five, I shank the six, skulled the eight, fatted the nine, chili-dipped the w
16 Oct 2016 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Safeway Open: Morgan Hoffman's albatross with an iron from 251 yards out
The PGA Tour's 2016-17 season started off with a bang in Thursday's opening round of the Safeway Open in Napa, Calif. Early in the day, rookie Jon Rahm aced the second hole of his round.
14 Oct 2016 - 9:57am - 0 Comments
Congratulatory note from Arnold Palmer makes it to Michigan golfer
There's been a void in golf that will never be filled since Arnold Palmer left us on Sept. 25 at the age of 87. But, we'll always have the memories -- and, for many, the priceless mementos.
14 Oct 2016 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Adorable kid going as pint-sized Andrew 'Beef' Johnston for Halloween
How do you know you've made it as a cult hero in golf? Well, I'm guessing one great indicator is probably when kids start dressing like you for Halloween.
13 Oct 2016 - 2:11pm - 0 Comments
Tractor headlight guides Drexel golfer to sudden-death chip in
A little over a month ago, a UC Davis golfer finished his round in the dark thanks to the assistance of teammates and fellow competitors shining the flashlight from their respective cellphones o
13 Oct 2016 - 10:05am - 0 Comments
Harold Varner III out-hoops Steph Curry
Steph Curry is the most prolific three-point shooter in the NBA today. He's also one heck of a golfer. On Wednesday, Curry was participating in the Safeway Open Pro-Am out in Napa, Calif., playing alongside Harold Varner III.
12 Oct 2016 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Night golf on the European Tour
The British Masters is being played this week on the European Tour.
11 Oct 2016 - 2:18pm - 0 Comments
5 Predictions for the 2016-17 PGA Tour season
11 Oct 2016 - 11:38am - 0 Comments
Players pay tribute to Arnold Palmer with umbrella salute
The symbol that would come to be synonymous with Arnold Palmer came to him by chance in 1961. On Oct. 7, almost two weeks after his death, it came to honor him.  
8 Oct 2016 - 11:19am - 0 Comments
Alex Ovechkin's golf swing is, well, not textbook
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals is one of the best hockey players on the planet. Based on a Vine that's making the rounds on the internet the last couple of days, the same cannot be said for the seven-time NHL all star's golf game.
7 Oct 2016 - 1:29pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods officially commits to play Safeway Open
It's official. For the first time in over 13 months, we will see Tiger Woods in a PGA Tour event.
7 Oct 2016 - 9:46am - 0 Comments
Arnold Palmer's grandson, Sam Saunders, tells great story at memorial service
LATROBE -- Arnold Palmer never failed to answer a phone call from his grandson, Sam Saunders -- not even when he was in the Oval Office.
5 Oct 2016 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson and wife, Dowd, hilariously re-enact best Ryder Cup moments
Players often say there's nothing like the Ryder Cup. That was quite obvious last week at Hazeltine. You could see it in the reactions that certain shots would illicit from players -- specifically Sunday's match up between Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy.
5 Oct 2016 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson deliver Ryder Cup to Arnold Palmer memorial service
Tuesday was an emotional day for the world of golf. Many of the biggest names in golf descended on Latrobe, Pa., for a final farewell to Arnold Palmer -- "The King" -- who passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, at the age of 87.
4 Oct 2016 - 9:11pm - 0 Comments