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Aces during stroke play are one level of fun. During match play though, it's a demoralizing punch in the gut to your opponent. That's exactly what Matt Kuchar did on the seventh hole during his match against Ross Fisher at the World Golf Championship Dell Match Play.
Ernie Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters
Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn't an invitation to play in the Masters.
27 Dec 2017 - 10:44am - 0 Comments
The story behind Jordan Spieth's 'Go get that' line at the Open Championship
With three words, Jordan Spieth delivered an Open Championship moment as memorable as the 50-foot eagle putt that prompted his famous line. "Go get that."
27 Dec 2017 - 10:30am - 0 Comments
Predictions for the 2018 major championships
Yeah, yeah. We haven't flipped the calendar to the new year yet. But who cares? It's never too early to start getting excited about major championship golf.
27 Dec 2017 - 10:02am - 0 Comments
The 5 best feel-good stories of 2017
Every victory in golf is a meaningful one to the player involved. But there are some that are just a little more special for various reasons. Here's a look at five of the best feel-good stories in golf in 2017:
23 Dec 2017 - 9:30pm - 0 Comments
15 of the best and worst trick shots of 2017
Golf trick shots are still very much a thing. For awhile there, they seemed to be getting stale. But, man, are there ever some creative people out there.
19 Dec 2017 - 10:32am - 0 Comments
Justin Rose cruises to Indonesian Masters win
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Justin Rose played 30 holes on Sunday in the weather-delayed Indonesian Masters, closing for a final-round 10-under 62 and an eight-stroke victory at Royale Jakarta Golf Club.
17 Dec 2017 - 12:32pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose leads, Brandt Snedeker withdraws from Indonesian Masters
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play Friday during the second round.
15 Dec 2017 - 2:35pm - 0 Comments
What was the best golf course you played in 2017?
With the sun setting on 2017, it's a great time to reflect on the year that was. For golfers, it's a particularly nice time to reflect on all the golf you played, remembering he highlights, the good times and, especially, the places you played.
15 Dec 2017 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
17 of the best tweets from golfers in 2017
The golf world is a special beast in and of itself, but take that world and put it on social media and you've got a recipe for greatness. With the end of 2017 upon us, we take a look at 17 of the top tweets from golfers this year.  Enjoy:
14 Dec 2017 - 3:09pm - 0 Comments
The best shot hit with each club in the bag in 2017 on the PGA Tour
Some of the defining shots on the PGA Tour this year were hit from the tee and fairway, from the bunkers and behind trees, and even from the driving range. Two of them effectively clinched a first major. One of them introduced another young star.
13 Dec 2017 - 1:45pm - 0 Comments
The democratic, yet cruel life of trying to make the PGA Tour
Golf is among the most democratic of all sports. There are no judges or referees to miss a call, no teammates to lean on or blame. There is no clock to expire and end your comeback, no opponent to tackle you or block your shot.
13 Dec 2017 - 1:04pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy plans a busy schedule leading to the Masters
Rory McIlroy took off the final three months of the year to heal his body and clear his mind, and he appears eager to get back to work.
13 Dec 2017 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
Man attempts shot from ice-covered bunker and... well, you know what happens next
When are people going to learn that golf and ice just don't mix?
11 Dec 2017 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
USGA, The R&A to adopt new local rules regarding video review
FAR HILLS, N.J., USA and ST ANDREWS, Scotland (December 11, 2017) -- A working group led by the USGA and The R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when applying the Rules of Golf.
11 Dec 2017 - 8:21am - 0 Comments
For professional tour golfers, winning can't be the only thing
Matt Kuchar was asked to characterize his season earlier this week at the QBE Shootout in Naples. He had a bit of a philosophical answer. He felt like he improved, and that was important to him.
10 Dec 2017 - 2:49pm - 0 Comments
7 odd golf gifts
'Tis the season of giving. Which means -- if we've been good boys and girls -- we'll also be receiving gifts.
10 Dec 2017 - 8:21am - 0 Comments
Greg Norman loves the camaraderie top players have
Jack Nicklaus hitting the Bahamas with Arnold Palmer? Or Gary Player? Or Greg Norman and Nick Faldo just hanging out? What about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson?
8 Dec 2017 - 2:54pm - 0 Comments
7 best golf celebrations of 2017
What's better than a great celebration after a win or a huge moment on the golf course? Nothing, really.
8 Dec 2017 - 8:23am - 0 Comments
Lexi Thompson, Tony Finau excited about first-time pairing at QBE Shootout
Tony Finau and Lexi Thompson had a quick hug hello before they went up the stairs to the QBE Shootout's media center Wednesday.
6 Dec 2017 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments