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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Lydia Ko, 17, leads Juli Inkster, 54, after first round of Swinging Skirts
  DALY CITY, Calif.
Hudson Swafford jars 112-yard pitch shot for eagle at Zurich Classic
  Hudson Swafford was having a good opening round at the Zurich Classic on Thursday when he teed off on the 575-yard, par-5 18th hole – his ninth hole of the day – at 2 under. But his second shot sailed left and wound up in a touchy situation – a tight lie about 112 yards short and left of the green, and with not much green at all to work with.   MORE: Zurich Classic leaderboard | Zurich photos | Leishman back after wife's medical scare   Normally, this would be a tough up-and-down for birdie, and certainly not even a guaranteed par. But for Swafford, it was no problem – he just flew his pitch over the pin and watched it back up right into the hole for an unlikely eagle.   That gave him a cool 4-under 32 on the front. He finished the round at 5-under 67.   Here's his eagle, which we call our shot of the day:    
Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player team up for Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf
  RIDGEDALE, Mo.
Amazing video of Donald's Trump's proposed changes to Turnberry's Ailsa Course
  On Tuesday, the Trump Organization confirmed what it had hinted at for some time – The Donald is planning a major renovation of the famed Ailsa Course at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland, which
Volvo China Open: Three-way tie
SHANGHAI (AP) — Most golfers at the Volvo China Open had trouble keeping their approach shots from flying off the firm greens at Tomson Golf Course on Thursday.
Nicklaus: Woods will play Memorial
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jack Nicklaus takes Tiger Woods at his word that the former world's No. 1 golfer will play the Memorial Tournament on June 4-7 at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
Jason Day: 'Walk the line' on your putts
Maybe Johnny Cash was referring to golf when he sang "I Walk The Line." Probably not, but Jason Day suggests amateurs should use more than their sense of sight when trying to read longer putts. His tip: Walk the line and get a feel for the pitch of the green.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Marc Leishman back at Zurich after infection scare almost killed his wife
  AVONDALE, La.
Lydia Ko back to defend Swinging Skirts, her first LPGA title as a pro
  DALY CITY, Calif.
Swinging Skirts Classic kicks off busy run of golf in No. California
  If you're a local golf fan, you can't help but like what's coming up in the next few days and stretching into June.   There's not much going on, other than major events on the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours and the Unite
2015 Zurich Classic: Five players to watch
The PGA Tour is in the Big Easy this week for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where Korea's Seung-Yul Noh returns as the defending champion. The field features seven former champions, eight major champions and 70 PGA Tour champions who account for a total of 213 wins.
Laura Davies visits World Golf Hall of Fame ahead of her induction
  Laura Davies was so obsessed with sports as a young girl that she can't recall one that was played in her native England that she didn't attempt.   "Golf, tennis, cricket, soccer, snooker, pool, darts ...
Chattanooga-area golfer Don Potter, age 73, has 15 holes-in-one – so far
Don Potter is one of the luckiest golfers in the greater Chattanooga area, and perhaps all of the Southeast.   If he had a ring for every hole-in-one he's scored, both hands – thumbs included – and all the toes on one of his feet would be ne
Arizona State golfer has more tricks up his sleeve
On Tuesday, I was blown away by a couple of Instagram videos posted by Arizona State University golfer Mathias Schjoelberg pulling off a couple of shots that, in all my years around the game,
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Jordan Spieth's father creates system to measure social media rankings
  Jordan Spieth was trending in a big way during his magical week at the Masters, when he went wire-to-wire and never let anyone closer than three shots of his lead over the final 54 holes.
Notebook: Deadlines loom to get in Match Play and Players Ch'ship
  One measure of the rise in American golfers is the field for the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship, which takes the top 64 from the world ranking.
Jim Furyk might be short on power, but remains long on determination
  Power was evident from every vantage point at the year-end charity event hosted by Tiger Woods.   Rory McIlroy was there after completing his rookie season on the PGA Tour.
This week's pro golf events | April 20-26, 2015
  PGA TOUR ZURICH CLASSIC   Site: Avondale, Louisiana. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: TPC Louisiana (7,425 yards, par 72). Purse: $6.9 mill
WGT, PGA launch Road to the PGA Championship video game
Do you enjoy golf video games? If so, you're going to love this.
Video: Must-see over-the-shoulder shot by Arizona State golfer
Golf trick shots sure are fun to watch, but because of the incredible Bryan Brothers, it's rare now to stumble across something that blows my mind tha