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Monday, October 06, 2014
European Open returns to European Tour schedule after six-year absence
VIRGINIA WATER, England -- The European Open is returning in 2015 after a six-year absence from the European Tour's schedule.
Brandt Snedeker goes skeet-shooting... with a 4-iron
Are you ready to be impressed? Brandt Snedeker just posted a video on Twitter explaining how easy it was to shoot skeet. So, he decided to try something else -- hit the skeet with a 4-iron golf shot:
Watch: Webb Simpson dancing -- we guess -- at a wedding
Elaine Benes has nothing on Webb Simpson when it comes to dance moves.
Rory McIlroy putts ball into daunting St. Andrews 'Road Hole' bunker
The 17th at the Old Course at St. Andrews -- the Road Hole -- is one of the most recognizable holes in all of golf.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
What's in the winners' bags for the week of October 5, 2014
What equipment did Oliver Wilson and Mirim Lee use 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 October 5, 2014.
Oliver Wilson holds off Rory McIlroy at St. Andrews for first European Tour title
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Oliver Wilson held off Rory McIlroy to capture his first European Tour title with a one-shot victory in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Longest usable golf club record falls again
The man who holds the Guinness World Record for most Guinness World Records just couldn't let this one go without a fight.
Mirim Lee fires final-round 69 to win Reignwood Classic by two strokes
BEIJING -- South Korea's Mirim Lee won the second title of her rookie LPGA Tour season, shooting a 5-under 69 in the final round on Sunday to capture the Reignwood Classic by two strokes.
Saturday, October 04, 2014
An open letter from Tom Watson
In his own words, 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson addresses discussion about the team's loss to Europe last Sunday at Gleneagles, and also talks about a conversation he had this week with Phil Mickelson.
The Open was original "fall classic"
When it comes to the traditional "Fall Classic," Americans equate that with the World Series, which has been around in its present form since 1903. And most golf fans think of the Open Championship as having a late summer place on the golfing calendar.
Oliver Wilson builds three-stroke lead at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Oliver Wilson of England closed in on a maiden European Tour title when he moved three strokes clear of the field in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday.
Celebrating 250 years of 18 holes
Why are there 18 holes on a regulation golf course? Because on Oct. 4, 1764, the Old Course at St. Andrews was shortened from playing a total of 22 holes to 18, and all courses since have followed that dictum.
Stacy Lewis, Caroline Hedwall share third-round lead at Reignwood Classic
BEIJING -- Stacy Lewis recovered from a slow start with four birdies on the back nine Saturday to take a share of the lead with Sweden's Caroline Hedwall heading into the final round of the LPGA Reignwood Classic.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Baltusrol Golf Club named a National Historic Landmark
Big news this week for the 2016 PGA Championship's host venue, Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.
Photos: Throwbacks from golf's past
Golf isn't just cool now – it's always been cool. Need proof? Take a look at this collection of images of classic people, places and equipment culled from our social media accounts in recent weeks.
Gleneagles greenskeepers show hard work needed for Ryder Cup in video
We all appreciate the work that groundskeepers do to get courses ready for a round of golf, yet we rarely see all their hard work. However, now we have definitive proof that groundskeepers are among the hardest workers in golf.
Fred Couples celebrates 55th birthday
Fred Couples celebrates 55th birthday
Raphael Jacquelin leapfrogs into lead at Dunhill Links Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Raphael Jacquelin of France birdied his last two holes for a 2-under 70 to break clear of a tightly packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.