Golf Buzz

CHICAGO -- It's a staff known for going low. Cubs starters lead baseball with a collective 2.34 ERA through Wednesday, and the opposition hits a measly .204 when Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jason Hammel or Kyle Hendricks takes the hill.
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Spieth, McIlroy, Fowler and Stenson play speed golf on GolfBoards in "Rider Cup"
  Pace of play was definitely not an issue at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship as four of the world's top players faced off in "the Rider Cup." Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler of the United States squared off against Rory McIlroy and Henrik Stenson of Eu
20 Jan 2016 - 12:03pm - 0 Comments
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Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson injures hand in chainsaw accident
Jamie Donaldson, who hit the Ryder Cup-clinching shot in 2014, had a nasty run-in with a chain saw over the weekend which luckily left him with only some gruesome-looking stitches on the pinky finger of his left hand.
18 Jan 2016 - 9:51am - 0 Comments
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The two best shots from Fabian Gomez's win at the Sony Open
  When a guy closes out a tournament with 10 birdies in his final round and then adds an 11th in sudden death, you know he's had a great day – and hit a lot of fantastic shots.
17 Jan 2016 - 11:23pm - 0 Comments
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Royal Troon, host of 2016 Open Championship, covered in snow
  Today's been a nice, mild winter day across most of the United States – even the weather in Charlotte and Denver was pleasant for the two big football games.
17 Jan 2016 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Si Woo Kim holes out from the bunker for eagle
Stuck in a bunker? That didn't appear to be any problem at all for 20-year-old Si Woo Kim at the 18th hole during Friday's second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii at Waialae Country Club.
15 Jan 2016 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
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Brandt Snedeker and Carlos Ortiz chip in out of thick rough at Sony Open
  Torrential rains throughout December kept Waialaie Country Club so wet that the mowers were stuck in the barn most of the month.
14 Jan 2016 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
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Renowned instructor Jim McLean teaches basic golf rules... with pizza
OK, so there are some funny, bizarre golf videos out there on the internet. This one that I just discovered featuring renowned instructor Jim McLean might be right near the top of the list.
14 Jan 2016 - 1:37pm - 0 Comments
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Iraq veteran Chad Pfeifer, saved by golf, pursues career as a player
  ORLANDO – Who would have ever imagined that an American hero whose job is to protect lives would have his own life salvaged by a groundbreaking miracle of modern medicine?   We are talking about the incredible he
13 Jan 2016 - 1:48pm - 0 Comments
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Check out Boo Weekley's incredible beard
Who doesn't love Boo Weekley?
13 Jan 2016 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
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2016 Sony Open in Hawaii: Five players to watch
The first full-field event of the new year takes place this week at the gorgeous Waialae Country Club in Oahu.
13 Jan 2016 - 10:06am - 0 Comments
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PGA Tour players react to Alabama's college football victory on social media
  Many of the golfers on the PGA Tour are huge sports fans, and whole bunch of them spent Monday night paying rapt attention to Alabama's victory over Clemson in the college football national championship game Monday night.   The PGA
12 Jan 2016 - 12:48am - 0 Comments
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Allenby wants 'nightmare' behind him
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Robert Allenby returned to paradise with hopes of putting a nightmare behind him.
11 Jan 2016 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
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Davis Love III rolls in 93-foot birdie putt with a hybrid club at Kapalua
  About an hour ago, we were telling you how big the greens are at Kapalua as Jason Day drained a 75-foot putt for eagle on the fifth hole.
10 Jan 2016 - 8:25pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Day drains 75-foot eagle putt in final round at Kapalua
  Everything might be bigger in Texas, but the fairways and greens at Kapalua are bigger than any other venue on the PGA Tour.
10 Jan 2016 - 7:04pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Jordan Spieth's near-albatross from 250 yards out on No. 18
Jordan Spieth closed out Saturday's third round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with a flourish. If a near-albatross that turned into a 10-foot eagle putt can be considered a "flourish."
9 Jan 2016 - 9:14pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Jordan Spieth drains a 46-footer for birdie
Jordan Spieth just keeps adding to the highlight reel this week. FRIDAY AT KAPALUA: Spieth chips in for eagle at No. 9
9 Jan 2016 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler chips in for eagle
Sure, a lot of talk this week in Maui has been centered around Rickie Fowler's new look -- the joggers and high-tops. But, let's not forget that the lad can play too.
9 Jan 2016 - 4:57pm - 0 Comments
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2016 Ryder Cup venue gets a blanket of snow
A record-breaking spell of warmer than normal weather allowed Twin Cities golfers the opportunity to play almost until Christmas.
9 Jan 2016 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: Jordan Spieth's eagle hole-out at Kapalua
Short game? Jordan Spieth has one of the best, and he showed it off again during Friday's second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua's Plantation Course.
8 Jan 2016 - 7:52pm - 0 Comments
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