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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Adam Scott, at Australian Masters, begins another run at triple crown
MELBOURNE, Australia – Adam Scott will attempt to win his third Australian Masters title in a row on yet another renowned Melbourne sand-belt course, and with a tryout caddie on his bag.    Scott went close to winning Australian
LPGA Tour gets All Nippon Airways as title sponsor for year's first major
NAPLES, Fla. – The LPGA Tour has added one new tournament and one big sponsor for next year.    Along with releasing another strong schedule for 2015, the LPGA Tour announced Tuesday that All Nippon Airways has signed a five-year
Brandt Snedeker needs hot start in 2015 to become eligible for Masters
NAPLES, Fla. – Brandt Snedeker had to withdraw from the Bridgestone Open in Japan because of a stomach ailment, and he went home to Tennessee to get it checked out, which caused him to miss the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
Notebook: Rory McIlroy invites pal Rickie Fowler to 2015 Irish Open
NAPLES, Fla. – Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler first played against each other at Royal County Down in the 2007 Walker Cup, when Fowler and Billy Horschel defeated McIlroy and Jonathan Caldwell in a foursomes match.    McIlroy and
Pro golf around the world for the week of November 11-16, 2014
Here's a look at the tournaments on tap this week (and here are the TV times):   PGA Tour: Off this week Next event:
Charlie Sifford hailed by Tiger Woods and others for breaking golf barriers
CLEVELAND – Tiger Woods might not be a world famous athlete were it not for Charlie Sifford and other black golfers who took a stand in the 1950s against the racist policies that denied them their chance to compete in the sport they loved.   
VIDEO: Stuntman stands in golfer's line of fire
Would you trust anyone to hit a golf ball while you're standing directly in the line of fire? I don't care if it's Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Jones, or Phil Mickelson. My answer would be, "Absolutely not!"
American John Hahn fires 58 at European Tour Qualifying School
The PGA Catalunya Resort in Girona, Spain, is hosting this week's final stage of European Tour Qualifying School. Q-School is always grueling, as players live and die with every shot seeing as every stroke taken could determine one's employment status for the next season.
Course Review | Ford Plantation Golf Club
Some golf course architects treat a course redesign like tailoring an old suit: put a tuck in here, let out a little there. Not Pete Dye.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Brandt Snedeker hits balls at halftime of Steelers-Titans NFL game
Last month, Brandt Snedeker proved himself a master of skeet shooting with golf clubs.
Greg Norman uses Twitter to offer Ian Poulter putting critique
Social media is a powerful tool. If you're a sports nut, you can personally connect with your favorite athletes with just a few strokes on your keyboard.
Steve Spurrier vs. Urban Meyer: Golf Swing Comparison
South Carolina's Steve Spurrier and Ohio State's Urban Meyer both won national championships at Florida. But does they share any similarities in their golf swings? PGA Professional Scott Schroeder from Atlanta Country Club breaks it all down.
Keeping It Simple
As we gain experience playing golf, we try to do more and more to improve in order to reach loftier goals and lower scores.  We buy more clubs and more equipment, then work with our new toys to get better.
Three tips for hitting the perfect bump-and-run shot
Need to chip the ball from off the green? If your course features large greens and ample run-up areas, don't automatically reach for the wedge. Instead, here are three tips to perfect the bump-and-run shot, which will get your ball down and running more quickly.
10 Famous Women Who Golf
Move over boys. Some extremely notable women, including politicians, CEOs and actresses, mark down golf as one of their hobbies. Should we be surprised? Nope.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Christina Kim wins Lorena Ochoa playoff to snap nine-year winless drought
MEXICO CITY -- Christina Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating China's Shanshan Feng in a playoff after blowing a five-stroke lead in the final round.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of November 16, 2014
What equipment did Charley Hoffman and last week's other winners 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 November 16, 2014:
Frank Esposito wins 2014 Senior PGA Professional National Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Frank Esposito Jr. of Monroe Township, New Jersey, had difficulty sleeping on a four-stroke lead in the 26th Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz USA.
Thirty-five senior PGA Professionals punch their tickets for French Lick in 2015
While Frank Esposito Jr. basked in the glow of his 2014 Senior PGA Professional National Championship victory on Sunday at PGA Golf Club, 34 other golfers were also in a celebratory mood.
Charley Hoffman shoots final-round 66 to win OHL Classic by one stroke
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico -- Charley Hoffman rallied from a three-shot deficit Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a one-shot victory over Shawn Stefani in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.