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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jarrod Lyle followed his opening 4-under 67 with a 69 in windy conditions Friday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian seven strokes behind leader Zack Sucher in his first U.S.
Tiger Woods set to make his first visit to India for golf exhibition next week
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Tiger Woods is making his first visit to India next week to play an exhibition with a top business executive.    Woods said he will be the guest of Pawan Munjal, the CEO and managing director of Hero
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Kristen Stewart 'needs to do golf movie'
I was at the PGA Merchandise Show most of last week, so I'm still behind on my Sundance Film Festival news.
31 Jan 2014 - 3:32pm - 0 Comments
Danielle Downey, Auburn coach and former LPGA player, dies in car crash
AUBURN, Ala. – Former Auburn and LPGA Tour player Danielle Downey has died in a single-car accident. She was 33.    Downey lost control on Lee Road 57, the car overturned several times and she was ejected at about 10 p.m.
31 Jan 2014 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
TaylorMade's newest ad touts Speed Police enforcement
One of the great advances in golf over the past few years has been....in their marketing.
31 Jan 2014 - 11:36am - 0 Comments
McIlroy leads after two rounds, Woods stumbles
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Rory McIlroy hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 to regain the outright lead in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.  
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The best fan experiences in golf
As the Waste Management Phoenix Open enjoys another raucous and enthusiastic crowd, I posed a question as to whether the fan experience at the annual pa
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Phil Mickelson opens Phoenix Open with rusty 71, seven behind leaders
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – From the moment Phil Mickelson set foot at TPC Scottsdale early Thursday morning, it was clear that the back pain that sidelined him last weekend was gone.    It also was quickly evident that his game was a li
30 Jan 2014 - 9:05pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy leads Dubai Desert Classic, Tiger Woods five shots back
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Rory McIlroy took another step toward regaining his form Thursday with his lowest score in more than three years, a 9-under 63 while playing with Tiger Woods to take a two-shot lead in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.  &
30 Jan 2014 - 3:18pm - 0 Comments
Golf ball lands on alligator
Play the ball as it lies! Unless...it's on an alligator. (Tip of the cap to my friend @ryanballengee for finding this gem (via mysuncoast.com).)
30 Jan 2014 - 1:47pm - 0 Comments
Happy birthday to Payne Stewart
Happy birthday Payne Stewart. Golfer, gentleman, icon, champion. Can't really add too much to that list...nor would you want to.
30 Jan 2014 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
2014 Waste Management Open | Local Knowledge
In case you hadn't heard, there's a party going on in Phoenix this week.
30 Jan 2014 - 8:36am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy shoots 63 to lead in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  -- Rory McIlroy shot his lowest European Tour score in more than three years with a 9-under 63 Thursday to take a three-shot clubhouse lead in the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
30 Jan 2014 - 6:40am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods reveals who hell root for in the Super Bowl
Tiger Woods is well known as a fan of the Oakland Raiders, which means that he'll have to cheer for some other team in the Super Bowl this Sunday.   So who'll it be?   Perhaps surprisingly, Woods will be backing th
29 Jan 2014 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson set to play Phoenix Open after back holds up in practice
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Phil Mickelson is going ahead with his Waste Management Phoenix Open title defense after testing his ailing lower back Wednesday at exclusive Whisper Rock.    "I had a good practice session, though I didn
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Phoenix Open Notebook: 16th hole, as always, will be center of the action
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Padraig Harrington was at a loss when asked to describe the Waste Management Phoenix Open's par-3 16th hole in one word.    "I'd like to see somebody describe it in one word," Harrington said
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Pinehurst Resort tweets beautiful iconic photo with a twist
Give Pinehurst Resort credit. They've taken a situation that certainly doesn't help business - and turned it into a way to celebrate an icon and their venue.
29 Jan 2014 - 1:30pm - 0 Comments
Making your love of golf your career
The question I have been asked the most - by far - in my career in golf has been, "How can someone with no real background, connections or particular talent to play, also get a good job in golf?"
29 Jan 2014 - 12:53pm - 0 Comments
Snow-covered Augusta National entrance
Just for fun this morning, I ran a quick Twitter search using the hashtags "#augustanational" and "#masters" hoping to find a cool photo with something -- anything -- at Augusta National covered in snow. As usual, Twitter didn't disappoint.
29 Jan 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open
It's going to be the rowdiest of weeks on the PGA Tour schedule this week, as the PGA Tour heads to Arizona for its annual stop at the frat party that is TPC Scottsdale and the Waste Management Phoen
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