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Friday, April 03, 2015
Mickelson trails A. Putnam by 1
HOUSTON (AP) -- Andrew Putnam made a late charge to pass three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson and take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Houston Open.
Stroud, Landry have different reasons to smile
HUMBLE, Texas -- For Chris Stroud, who matched his best ever Shell Houston Open round of 68, there was legitimate reason to be optimistic that the light at the end of the tunnel is no longer an oncoming train.
Watch: Lee Westwood holes out from 104 yards for eagle
Hole-outs are just so much fun to watch. But, let's face it -- some are a lot cooler than others.
Your favorites to win the Masters
The people have spoken. After posing the question "Who's your favorite to win the Masters?" we received hundreds of answers from our 320,000+ friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation.
Tiger Woods returns from leave of absence to play in the Masters
The Tiger Woods leave of absence from the PGA Tour will end just in time for the season's first major.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Notebook: Charley Hull comfortable, as always, at Mission Hills
  RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) – Charley Hull is comfortable at Mission Hills.    "I do like this golf course," Hull said. "Who wouldn't?
Ko ties record of 29 rounds under par, Pressel leads ANA Inspiration
  RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) – Lydia Ko was in trouble Thursday in the ANA Inspiration.
Scott Piercy shoots 63 to lead low-scoring first round at Houston Open
  HOUSTON (AP) – After his record-tying round Thursday, Scott Piercy let his thoughts drift toward qualifying for the Masters with a win this week.   
Spieth assists local Drive, Chip and Putt
  DALLAS, Texas – PGA Tour Professional Jordan Spieth and The Jordan Spieth Family Foundation, in conjunction with the Northern Texas PGA (NTPGA) Junior Golf Foundation, are pleased to announce a partnership for participants in the Drive, Chip and P
After snowless winter, Alaska golfers revel in early golf course openings
  A warm, almost snowless winter has delivered the earliest tee times local golf course managers can recall.   "This is our earliest opening ever," said Palmer Golf Course Director of Golf George Collum on Wednesday.
Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed pull off almost identical birdie chip-ins
The par-3 ninth hole at the Golf Club of Houston generally isn't regarded as the club's signature hole – but it sure is today, thanks to a pair of amazing chip-ins for birdie in the first round of the Shell Houston Open.   Hometown boy Patrick
Patrick Reed finishes round with spectacular birdie pitch
It's a home game for Patrick Reed this week at the Shell Houston Open.
Ryan Moore signs to play clubs from PXG, GoDaddy founder's new company
Most of us in the world of golf are spending this week looking forward to the Masters.
California courses face water restrictions
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Steve Scarborough said he could see this coming several years ago. As superintendent at Bakersfield Country Club for about 30 years, Scarborough has been through wet and dry years.
Keegan Bradley sends out special Masters caddie invitation
One of the great traditions during Masters week is the playing of the Par-3 Contest the day before the actual tournament starts.
Phil Mickelson chips in for birdie to start Houston Open
Outside of a runner-up finish at the 2014 PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson hasn't played his best golf over the last 15 months. He missed the cut at the Masters a year ago for just the second time in his career.
Maxwell Moldovan advances to Drive, Chip & Putt finals at Augusta
  Getting to attend the Masters Tournament and walk around the famed Augusta National Golf Club is at or near the top of many golf fans' bucket lists. Getting the chance to play on Augusta and putt on the 18th green, with the classic Sunday pin location no less?
Watch: Iceberg golf looks insane
Seth Haley, a filmmaker and photographer, posted this incredibly cool video to YouTube on Wednesday of Joshua Nowicki (another photographer), using a stand up paddle board and icebergs to play "Iceberg Golf" on Lake Michigan:
Two girls from same Wisconsin town make Drive, Chip & Putt finals
  HARTLAND, Wisconsin – Emily Lauterbach admits she will be a bit nervous when she competes in the finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship.   Who wouldn't be nervous competing on the driving range and o
Satchel Pierce looks to keep calm and Drive, Chip and Putt at Augusta
  ELKHART, Indiana – Satchel Pierce will be demonstrating his golf skills on a big stage this weekend.   But the 11-year-old will try to relax and pretend he's hitting balls on the practice range.