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Thursday, April 23, 2015
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
Hank Haney fixes my slice in minutes
Like most amateurs who don't play regularly -- and haven't had lessons from a PGA Professional -- I hit a left-to-right shot. Call it a cut, power fade, whatever. But I'm prone to the occasional ugly slice into the woods.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Among many RBC Heritage stories, Jordan Spieth was most important
  The 47th RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing can be summed up in these four words: "Thank you, Jordan Spieth."
How much is Jim Furyk's putter worth?
  Jim Furyk broke a 4 ½-year winless drought with his playoff triumph at the RBC Heritage on Sunday thanks to his steady all-around game and a putter that caught fi
Faldo: This is my last Open Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Three-time British Open champion Nick Faldo will make his final appearance at the tournament at St. Andrews this year.
Spurrier's 70th birthday present: golf
Steve Spurrier will spend his 70th birthday on a golf course ... and on a boat ... and at dinner with friends. "No big party," said South Carolina's head football coach, who will turn 70 Monday.
Kisner confident despite losing playoff
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Kevin Kisner shot a final-round 64 while playing in the final group of the RBC Heritage, and he still lost. What's a guy got to do to win on the PGA Tour?