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WHAT: Kicking off the week of the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, KPMG will host an interactive event benefiting local youth at Chicago’s historic Soldier Field.
Country music star Jake Owen to play event in 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country singer Jake Owen will play in the Tour's Nashville Golf Open next May on a sponsor's exemption. Owen, who has played in several PGA Tour pro-ams, will compete as an amateur. The exemption was announced Monday.
21 Nov 2017 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
Lydia Ko endures 1st season without winning on the LPGA Tour
NAPLES, Fla. — Lydia Ko blasted out from in front of the steep edge of a bunker and raised her arms playfully when it dropped for par. She ended the first round of the CME Group Tour Championship one shot out of the lead, and she looked like the Ko of old.
21 Nov 2017 - 3:52pm - 0 Comments
What in golf are you thankful for this year?
It's that time of year to reflect on all the things we're thankful for in life. For anyone who visits this site, there's undeniably one thing we share in common -- we're thankful for golf.
21 Nov 2017 - 3:06pm - 0 Comments
Jon Rahm claims third win of the year at DP World Tour Championship
DUBAI -- It has been an incredible journey for Jon Rahm on the European Tour. He has come a long way from a no-card holder to a twice Roles Series winner with victory at the DP World Tour Championship title on Sunday at The Earth course.
19 Nov 2017 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments
Tommy Fleetwood wins 2017 Race to Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tommy Fleetwood won the Race to Dubai and the right to be called the top golfer in Europe after a tense battle with Justin Rose that was ultimately decided on the final green of the season on Sunday.
19 Nov 2017 - 2:22pm - 0 Comments
MIAA honors Emily Nash at Sportsmanship event
Lunenburg's Emily Nash was honored by the MIAA at its annual Sportsmanship Summit at Gillette Stadium, three weeks after her historic win defeating the boys in the Division 3 Central Massachusetts golf tournament.
18 Nov 2017 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
The 7 best golf parody songs of all time
With the American Music Awards taking place Sunday, it got us thinking. What's the best song about golf of all time?
17 Nov 2017 - 2:12am - 0 Comments
Patton Kizzire outlasts Rickie Fowler in 36-hole final to win OHL Classic
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Patton Kizzire won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday by beating Rickie Fowler in a 36-hole marathon in the rain-plagued OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
12 Nov 2017 - 6:44pm - 0 Comments
Ryan Zylstra captures 41st Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – On Sunday at PGA Golf Club, the rain kept falling, the wind was constant, and the nearest competitor was relentless. In the end, nothing proved enough to slow Ryan Zylstra.
12 Nov 2017 - 4:52pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler in three-way tie for lead in OHL Classic
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Rickie Fowler woke up at 5 a.m. Saturday and played three holes in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. It was enough to get him a three-way share of the 36-hole lead going into a marathon finish in Mexico.
11 Nov 2017 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Derek Berg maintains one-shot lead at Assistant PGA Professional Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – If anything, Saturday’s third round of the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship demonstrated the resilience of Derek Berg. PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker Course is playing host to the 41st edition of the Championship.
11 Nov 2017 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour players sport robes to watch Rickie Fowler finish round
Proper attire is required on the golf course for PGA Tour players. Those rules, however, don't apply to players watching the action from the roof of their greenside hotel room.
11 Nov 2017 - 3:11pm - 0 Comments
Shanshan Feng wins Blue Bay LPGA, set to take over No. 1
HAINAN, China — Shanshan Feng shot a 2-under 70 in the final round to win the Blue Bay LPGA by one stroke. With the win, Feng is projected to become the first top-ranked golfer — male or female — from China.
11 Nov 2017 - 11:12am - 0 Comments
European Tour stars give amateurs hilarious, terrible swing tips
There's good golf swing advice and there is bad golf swing advice. And then there is Padraig Harrington advising to practice by completely covering your ball with grass.
10 Nov 2017 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
5 great golf course moments in 2017
Throughout the course of a golf season, there are countless great moments. Most of them aren't caught on camera, but -- lucky us -- some of them are. Here's a look at five of our favorite moments from 2017 on the golf course.
9 Nov 2017 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
Jacquelyn Endsley named Championship Director for the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has named Jacquelyn Endsley as Championship Director of the 2018 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, which will be held June 26-July 1 at Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Illinois.
9 Nov 2017 - 12:15pm - 0 Comments
Millennium Falcon spaceship from Star Wars spotted near golf course in England
Hey, Star Wars fans -- you won't believe this one.
9 Nov 2017 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Top 9 animal encounters on the golf course in 2017
Isn't it great to get outdoors, especially when it means a trip to the golf course? While you're out there, it's a certainty that you're going to encounter wildlife of some kind.
8 Nov 2017 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson geared toward winning a Ryder Cup in Europe
Phil Mickelson has more than just an elusive U.S. Open title on his mind for 2018. He wants desperately to be on another Ryder Cup team, and he's willing to add tournaments to his schedule if that's what it takes.
8 Nov 2017 - 10:53am - 0 Comments