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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Michelle Wie and Stacy Lewis have become friends linked by love of golf
SOUTHPORT, England – The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.    Michelle Wie would seem to be a great pick, except for the timing. 
Wilson brings back its classic Staff 8802 putter
Wilson Golf is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year – you might have noticed Ricky Barnes, Padraig Harrington and Kevin Streelman using golf bags styled like the classic Wilson Staff bags that players like Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen used back when the company dominated the golf
Tiger Woods' hopes of playing Ryder Cup depend on his next three starts
SOUTHPORT, England – U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson says that Tiger Woods will be on the U.S.
Stacy Lewis learns crucial lesson from one ill-timed swing of her putter
Stacy Lewis keeps most of her old golf clubs in the garage at home in Florida, except for three special clubs that are upstairs in a Solheim Cup bag.    One is her 5-iron that she hit into the 17th hole at St.
Notebook: Ryo Ishikawa wins at just the right time to get into British Open
Ryo Ishikawa won last week on the Japan Golf Tour for the first time in 20 months, and timing could not have been better.    By defeating Koumei Oda in a playoff, Ishikawa moved up to No.
Stricker decides not to go, Ishikawa set to replace him
Stricker decides not to go, Ishikawa set to replace him
'Innovations in Golf: The PGA Championship Exhibit' debuts July 17 in Milwaukee
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- "Innovations in Golf: The PGA Championship Exhibit" will open July 17 at Discovery World in downtown Milwaukee in celebration of the 97th PGA Championship, which will make its third visit to Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin, Aug.
Phil Mickelson hits backwards flop shot
There's a video making the rounds on social media this morning of Phil Mickelson playing a flop shot backwards that's pretty amazing.
Factory worker qualifies for Open Championship at Royal Liverpool
When I first stumbled upon this story, I thought for a minute that it had to be a leaked script for a new sports-inspired Disney movie. Turns out the story of John Singleton is, indeed, real life. And it's awesome.
Canadian golf professional Josh Gardner saves man from sinking minivan
Head golf professionals wear many hats. Among their duties? Organize tournaments, give lessons, mentor assistant professionals, run a pro shop -- the list goes on.
Monday, July 07, 2014
Do you know the golf word of the day?
Every day, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary website posts its "word of the day." I'm usually pretty good at knowing them, but I have to admit that I had never heard of today's word.  
Nike Golf opens Performance Fitting Center in Edinburgh, Scotland
In a first for Nike Golf, the company has opened its first Nike Performance Fitting Center at Archerfield Li
Angel Cabrera's PGA instructor Charlie Epps | Q&A
PGA Professional Charlie Epps has watched Angel Cabrera grow from an unpolished caddie in Argentina to a two-time major champion. Epps, who has been working as Cabrera's instructor since 2007, spoke with PGA.com on Monday about his years teaching Cabrera.