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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
Canadian golf professional Josh Gardner saves man from sinking minivan
Head golf professionals wear many hats. Among their duties? Organize tournaments, give lessons, mentor assistant professionals, run a pro shop -- the list goes on.
8 Jul 2014 - 8:29am - 0 Comments
Do you know the golf word of the day?
Every day, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary website posts its "word of the day." I'm usually pretty good at knowing them, but I have to admit that I had never heard of today's word.  
7 Jul 2014 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Angel Cabrera's PGA instructor Charlie Epps | Q&A
PGA Professional Charlie Epps has watched Angel Cabrera grow from an unpolished caddie in Argentina to a two-time major champion. Epps, who has been working as Cabrera's instructor since 2007, spoke with PGA.com on Monday about his years teaching Cabrera. 
7 Jul 2014 - 3:52pm - 0 Comments
George McNeill shoots career low score under dire circumstances
In a matter of minutes on Sunday, George McNeill experienced the highest of highs professionally and the lowest of lows personally.
7 Jul 2014 - 8:53am - 0 Comments
Angel Cabrera holes out for eagle on No. 13 at Greenbrier
Not to be outdone by two hole-in-ones earlier in the day, Angel Cabrera makes magic of his own Sunday at the Greenbrier Classic, holing a 175-yard shot for eagle on No. 13. Watch this shot:  
6 Jul 2014 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
Pair of aces: McNeill, Cauley make holes-in-one Sunday at Greenbrier
Greenbrier's Old White TPC was the place for a pair of aces in Sunday's final round.
6 Jul 2014 - 2:38pm - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter and son watch F1 at Silverstone
It shouldn't be a surprise that PGA Tour golfers love to follow other sports when they're not on the course. Several got up early Sunday to watch the men's singles final at Wimbledon. Others have shown an interest in the World Cup. And then there's Ian Poulter.
6 Jul 2014 - 12:19pm - 0 Comments
Oh, so close: Oliver Goss nearly aces No. 18 at Greenbrier
Oliver Goss is a native of Australia, played collegiate golf at Tennessee, was runner-up at the 2013 U.S. Amateur and was the only amateur to make the cut at the 2014 Masters. The 20-year-old turned pro after the 2014 U.S.
5 Jul 2014 - 3:28pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Steve Stricker holes 41-foot boomerang putt
Steve Stricker hasn't decided whether he'll make the trip across the pond for the Open Championship in 10 days. But after dropping a 41-footer for a birdie on the first hole Saturday at Greenbrier, Strick just might have made up his mind.
5 Jul 2014 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus at Wimbledon, sits next to Rod Laver
What did you do for Independence Day? Play a little golf? Watch some fireworks? Go on a picnic? Fire up the grill? 
5 Jul 2014 - 10:55am - 0 Comments
Here's Tom Watson's 2015 Open Championship badge
On Tuesday, the R&A gave Tom Watson an exemption into the 2015 Open Championship at St. Andrews.
3 Jul 2014 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood saves his hometown soccer club
A lot of us Americans are into the World Cup this summer. Or at least we were …   Most of us, however, are amateurs compared to true soccer aficionados like Lee Westwood. The former world No.
2 Jul 2014 - 6:07pm - 0 Comments
Form a factor in the Ryder Cup hopes of Tiger Woods, says U.S. Captain Tom Watson
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2 Jul 2014 - 3:21pm - 0 Comments
2020 PGA Championship to be contested at San Francisco's TPC Harding Park
For the first time since 1995, the PGA Championship will soon be making a return to the west coast.
2 Jul 2014 - 1:05pm - 0 Comments