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A record 36 celebrities have committed to compete in next month's BMW Charity Pro-Am, held at three courses in the Upstate.
British Open: Darren Clarke drops gum on green, picks it up, chews again
Evidently no one in Darren Clarke's Friday threesome could spare a piece of gum for the 2016 European Ryder Cup Captain and 2011 Open Champion. As he stroked a putt on the par-5 14th hole, the gum Clarke was chewing jumped out of his mouth and fell onto the green.
15 Jul 2016 - 11:44am - 0 Comments
British Open: Paul Casey 5 putts seventh hole at Royal Troon
After shooting a disappointing 6-over 77 in Round 1 of the Open Championship, England's Paul Casey really needed to get something going in Round 2. It looked as if he was going to do just that. After a bogey at the second, Casey rattled off three consecutive birdies.
15 Jul 2016 - 7:12am - 0 Comments
British Open: Phil Mickelson nearly aces Royal Troon's 'Postage Stamp'
One day removed from nearly setting a new major championship, 18-hole scoring record, Phil Mickelson is showing no signs of slowing down at Royal Troon in the 145th Open Championship.
15 Jul 2016 - 5:31am - 0 Comments
British Open: Check out Miguel Angel Jimenez hole-out and dance
If hole-outs are supposed to be all luck, someone forgot to tell Miguel Ángel Jiménez. It's ridiculous how often he either nails one from the fairway or drills a hole-in-one. 
14 Jul 2016 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
British Open: Louis Oosthuizen scores ace at Royal Troon's 14th hole
Louis Oosthuizen is making holes in one at majors a "thing." Back in April in the final round of the Masters, the 2010 British Open Champion did this on the par-3 16th -- a unique, bank-shot ace:  
14 Jul 2016 - 7:01am - 0 Comments
Colin Montgomerie buries 50-foot par putt
This week is a home game for Colin Montgomerie.
14 Jul 2016 - 5:31am - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed holes out for early eagle at Royal Troon
Something about golf in Scotland just seems to bring out the best in Patrick Reed.
14 Jul 2016 - 4:21am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy can't escape postage stamp bunker
There's two things we know for certain about Royal Troon. First, you do not want to miss the green on the 8th hole. Second, it's pretty difficult to hit the green on the 8th hole.
13 Jul 2016 - 9:15am - 0 Comments
Mercedes-Benz unveils luxury golf cart
What do you want your golf cart to be able to do?
13 Jul 2016 - 8:39am - 0 Comments
PGA Hall of Famer Rudolph Habjan passes at 84
Rudolph "Hubby" Habjan, a PGA Hall of Famer and mainstay of Illinois golf, passed away peacefully July 5th at the age of 84. 
13 Jul 2016 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
Open Championship: The 7 most intriguing pairings at Royal Troon
The season's third major championship -- The Open Championship -- is upon us this week from Royal Troon in Troon, Scotland. This week will mark the ninth time that Royal Troon will hosts the game's oldest major.
11 Jul 2016 - 11:43am - 0 Comments
John Daly putts one-handed in final round of Champions Tour event
In Sunday's final round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on the PGA Tour Champions, John Daly began putting with just his left hand... It didn't go to well. John Daly putts one-handed in final round of Champions Tour event
11 Jul 2016 - 9:07am - 0 Comments
Georgia Amateur Golf Championship celebrates centennial where Bobby Jones played
You can’t mention major championship golf without thinking of the annual Masters Tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., and its co-founder, Atlanta golf legend Bobby Jones.
10 Jul 2016 - 2:20pm - 0 Comments
A surprise proposal at U.S. Women's Open
It was already an incredible week for Kasey Petty. The 22-year-old American is a recent graduate of the University of Findlay (Ohio), and turned professional just before the U.S. Women's Open. She got to play practice rounds with Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson.
9 Jul 2016 - 1:16pm - 0 Comments
Could you birdie this 783-yard par 6?
There was a videogame that was out when I was a little kid, I forget its name now, but it allowed you to create your own golf courses. I would always make them to be impossible, with insanely long holes and a ridiculous number of obstacles.
8 Jul 2016 - 1:25pm - 0 Comments
A single day, 153-hole golf marathon for charity
There's a commonly held sentiment amongst sports fans who don't watch golf, especially those that have never seen Dustin Johnson hit a tee shot.
7 Jul 2016 - 3:41pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed takes a spill on hill at Scottish Open
One of the best events in golf is going on this week -- the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart. Many of the game's biggest stars are playing, as they prepare for next week's Open Championship at Royal Troon.
7 Jul 2016 - 9:17am - 0 Comments
9 things to carry in your golf bag
Who out there is guilty of slinging an overloaded golf bag? Come on. I can't be the only one raising my hand.
6 Jul 2016 - 2:35pm - 0 Comments
How to build your own backyard practice area
If you work a lot of hours, have young children -- or both -- chances are you don't have much time to work on your golf game.
6 Jul 2016 - 1:18pm - 0 Comments