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Friday, October 23, 2015
By Doug Ferguson LAS VEGAS – The PGA Tour stop in Las Vegas always brings back happy memories for Titleist, which had a game-changing moment 15 years ago. After a year of what it called the "100 Man March" – get
You hit a great shot in the fairway, but your ball landed in a fairway divot! PGA Professional Billy Ore explains that based on whether the divot is filled with sand or not can affect how you best escape this tricky lie and hit your ball cleanly.
HONG KONG (AP) – Justin Rose shot a 4-under 66 to grab a one-shot lead after the second round of the UBS Hong Kong Open on Friday despite making his first bogey of the tournament on the penultimate hole. Rose w
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Eun-hee Ji took a one-stroke lead over Lydia Ko on Friday in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, overcoming back pain and a double bogey in windy and rainy conditions. The 29-year-old Sout
By Doug Ferguson LAS VEGAS – Rory McIlroy was nearly a Buccaneer. There was a time when McIlroy contemplated coming to America for college. Graeme McDowell went to Alabama-Birmingham. Colin Montgomerie went to Houston Baptist.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
By Michael Martinez LAS VEGAS (AP) – David Hearn of Canada birdied his final three holes in perfect morning conditions for a 7-under 64 and a share of the lead Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Michael Thompson
By John Holmes I know I'm kidding myself, but I like to think I'd score better if I always played in conditions as pristine as those we so often see on the PGA Tour.
By John Holmes Maybe this is grounds for revoking my man card, but I wasn't familiar with BroBible.com until today – when the site posted a story that answered a question I had pondered.
By John Holmes Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill., owns the distinction of being the site of the United States' oldest 18-hole golf course.
Jordan Spieth has a unique putting style on short putts, looking at the hole rather than the ball. PGA Professional Warren Bottke explains the strategy and technique.
Learning how to chip using a hybrid can be a valuable addition to your short game. Learn when and how best to execute this shot from PGA Professional Kim Verrecchio.
By T.J. Auclair Five years ago this week, Jonathan Byrd provided arguably the coolest ending to a tournament you'll ever see.
HONG KONG (AP) – Andrea Pavan of Italy made four birdies on his last six holes to take a share of the lead after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open with a 6-under 64. Pavan was tied with Wei-chih Lu of T
By T.J. Auclair The World Long Drive Championships is a sight to behold.
By Greg Hardwig NAPLES, Fla. -- Greg Norman was the world's No. 1 golfer for 331 weeks. Now he has the current No. 1 in his Franklin Templeton Shootout, and he's made quite a challenge to him.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Eun-hee Ji shot a 6-under 66 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship. The 29-year-old South Korean player birdied five of her final sev
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
By John Holmes OK, I'm not sure where this shot fits in the pantheon of golf trick shots.
By John Holmes As I'm sure we all know by now, today is "Back to the Future Day." In the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," Marty McFly (played by Micha
By John Holmes Remember Sammy Schmitz – the guy who recently clinched his victory in the U.S. Mid-Amateur by making a hole-in-one on a par-4 hole? By earning that title, Schmitz received a place in the 2016 Masters. That's the good news.
By T.J. Auclair The PGA Tour is just outside Las Vegas this week for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin. It's the second event of the 2015-16 PGA Tour season and there are plenty of big names teeing it up.
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