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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Lightning strikes flagstick in Utah
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if a flagstick got struck by lightning? Well, we have your answer. Check out this photo submitted by Reddit user Geoffreypjs that was posted on Tuesday night:
PGA Tour Superstore ties TaylorMade driver deal to Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open chances
If you're in the market for a new driver, you might want to root for Dustin Johnson next month.
Stan Thirsk: Remembering a pro's Pro
PGA of America Hall of Famer Stan Thirsk of Overland Park, Kansas, who stamped each golf lesson with his signature smile, died May 16, at age 87.
Chase Sapphire Preferred and PGA of America Announce Partnership Delivering Exclusive Access to the PGA Championship
NEW YORK -- Chase Sapphire Preferred, a premier rewards card from Chase designed to deliver unique experiences and exceptional service, and the PGA of America today announced an official partnership.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in Fort Worth, Texas, this week for the Crowne Plaza Invitational -- one of the true classic course layouts and an old stomping ground of legend Ben Hogan, who won the event five times.
Rory McIlroy leading way as pro golf transitions into new generation
  Rory McIlroy won again Sunday, did so in dominating style.
This week's pro golf events | May 18-24, 2015
  PGA TOUR CROWNE PLAZA INVITATIONAL   Site: Fort Worth, Texas Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Colonial Country Club (7,204 yards, par 70).
Monday, May 18, 2015
High school golf team helps save residents as apartment fire rages
  FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Someone saw smoke 50 yards away, and coach Chuck Ross immediately yelled for others to call 911.   Turning in that direction, Ross and members of his Underwood High School golf team saw the
How much is Rory McIlroy's driver worth?
  Rory McIlroy is officially on a roll – his victory at the Wells Fargo Championship is his second in a mere three weeks, following his triumph at the WGC-Cadil
Rookie Minjee Lee wins Kingsmill Championship for first LPGA title
  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Minjee Lee didn't expect her rookie season on the LPGA Tour to include a victory. Now that she has proved herself wrong by winning the Kingsmill Championship, she's thinking she can do it again.
LPGA: Play suspended, Minjee Lee leads
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Champions: Maggert wins Regions playoff
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Maggert didn't let the missed putts haunt him when he faced the most pressurized one of the day.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 17, 2015
What equipment did Rory McIlroy and the week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of May 17, 2015:
McIlroy dominates Wells Fargo field
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday. It was still effective.
Watch: Justin Thomas hits the pin
Justin Thomas thought he had an ace at Quail Hollow's 13th hole Sunday but the flagstick had other ideas. Check out this tee shot:  
Spanish Open: Morrison wins by 4
TERRASSA, Spain (AP) — James Morrison of England won the Spanish Open by four shots after shooting a 3-under 69 in Sunday's final round.
Six new courses you need to visit in 2015
How about some good news? This year promises to be a great one for new golf courses. Some are available for play in 2015 and others will debut shortly. Here are some exceptional layouts guaranteed to get any devoted golf traveler excited:
Notes: Justin Thomas continues hot play
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Justin Thomas has been around greatness this year. One of his best friends is Jordan Spieth, and the two shared a house during this year's Masters Tournament, which the 21-year-old Spieth won in impressive fashion.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Maggert leads by 1 at Regions Tradition
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Maggert birdied the final two holes for a 4-under 68 and sole possession of the lead Saturday after the third round of the Champions Tour's Regions Tradition.
LPGA: Delacour leads by 1 at Kingsmill
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- France's Perrine Delacour took advantage of Alison Lee's late two-hole meltdown to take the third-round lead Saturday in the Kingsmill Championship.