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PGA Tour: Why Ben Martin will be a mainstay on Tour

For the casual golf fan, or even a fairly well-versed fan for that matter, Ben Martin’s win at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Oct. 19 likely appears as nothing more than a blip on the radar. Will a PGA Tour win finally lead to Ben Martin’s picture getting fixed on Google? In a lot of ways, it is. From September through January, often known as the “Silly Season...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Jay Haas wins Greater Hickory Kia Classic

CONOVER, N.C. -- Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic. The 60-year-old former Wake Forest player has 17 victories on the 50-and-over tour after winning nine times on the PGA Tour. He also won the event in 2005 and 2009. Haas extended his streak of under...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Champions Tour: Haas takes two-stroke lead at Greater Hickory Kia Classic

  Jay Haas shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour's Greater Hickory Kia Classic. Haas, the 60-year-old former Wake Forest player who won the event in 2005 and 2009, had a 12-under 130 on Rock Barn Golf and Spa's Champions Course. He extended his streak of under-par rounds on the 50-and-over tour to 22, making...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus comes to defense of Tom Watson's Ryder Cup captaincy

Jack Nicklaus came to the defense of friend Tom Watson's highly-criticized captaincy of the Ryder Cup, according to a Palm Beach Post report.  Speaking at the official reopening of the Champion course at PGA National Resort on Friday, Nicklaus took issue that Team USA's grievances following their loss to Europe -- including reports of ugly behavior from Watson and critical...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rapper Caleb C puts out another hit golf song

The little homie, Caleb C is at it again! The young rap star has put out another classic golf song and this one is his biggest to date. It features LoudMouth golf DJ and producer to artists such as rapper Bubba Sparxx, DJ Maximus. Caleb has put together a few golf rap videos which usually showcases him on the course playing as he’s rapping about certain aspects of the game. Another...
Via The GP Golf Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Putts From Excavator, Envies Louis Oosthuizen

Volvo makes some nice cars, but everyone knows that. Did you know it also produces top-quality construction equipment? For those not yet aware, Volvo once again brought along some of its machinery to a golf tournament it’s sponsoring, which this week is the Volvo World Match Play Championship in England. While advancing to the final eight of the tournament, Henrik Stenson hopped...
Via Back9Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Webb Simpson says the Ryder Cup was ‘a terrible experience’ for him

Now that the Ryder Cup is over, the American golfers who took part in the event are starting to speak out. This was the second time that Webb Simpson has been part of the Ryder Cup team. Simpson, who only played in two matches this time around, left the event with a bad taste in his mouth. Simpson says off the golf course he had a great time but when it came to golf, the Ryder...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Bubba Watson has his wife’s name tattooed on his ring finger? (photos)

Speculation has been rampant of late regarding what appears to be a tattoo of some sort on Bubba Watson’s left ring finger. Said speculation has ramped up a bit following some very tell-tale photographs from the Ryder Cup that indicate that yes, Bubba does indeed have some ink etched into his finger. In light of […] The post Does Bubba Watson has his wife’s name tattooed on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

7-year old predicts 2016 US Ryder Cup Roster

So, it’s been 16 days since the Ryder Cup in which the Europeans won again for the eighth time out of 10 events and all of the drama surrounding the U.S. team seems to never go away, or at least other media outlets believe it won’t go away. But on a more fun note, a young man who is 7-years old decided to create his roster for the 2016 Ryder Cup and the list is not too shabby...
Via The GP Golf Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paula Creamer Visits Troops, Plays ‘World’s Most Dangerous Golf Course’

Paula Creamer has long been a staunch supporter of U.S. troops. Soon after winning the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open, she hopped in an F-16 with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. This past December, she became engaged to a major in the Air Force Reserve, Derek Heath (who proposed while skydiving). And this past June, she visited some troops at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. On Sunday,...
Via Back9Network
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: This may be the greatest golfer to ever play the game

This might be the best golfer I have ever seen personally. Even better than Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus. His name is Brian and he is the master of any and every shot you can think of. Feel free to watch and be enlightened by Brian’s greatness. Keep your head up Brian! We were all as amazing as you were once! Heck, I could sure use some more practice myself! Never give up, because...
Via The GP Golf Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: PGA Golfer Steve Stricker Hit Balls From The Top Of Camp Randall Stadium During Halftime Of Wisconsin vs. Illinois

Pro golfer Steve Stricker may be a bit conflicted when it comes to Wisconsin vs. Illinois. The Illini alumnus lives in Madison, and roots for the Badgers, who host his alma mater this afternoon. During halftime of the game, Stricker used the opportunity to get some range work in, and started driving balls to the midfield logo from the top of Camp Randall Stadium. Quite a view for...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler cleverly confirms he’s dating bikini model Alexis Randock (photos)

Those who pay close attention to Rickie Fowler’s social media activity — and he may be the owner of the most compelling and entertaining online presence in professional golf — may have noticed about four weeks ago that the 25-year-old budding superstar posted a photograph where he’s posing alongside some chums, including Alexis Randock, a […] The post Rickie Fowler cleverly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Americans played great prank on Rory McIlroy after Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy has no idea how he ended up wearing a kilt and orange wig in his celebration after winning the Ryder Cup last weekend. But the golfer from Northern Ireland does recall a small prank the Americans played on him. McIlroy told reporters this week he received a text message from Keegan Bradley telling […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Radio host crashes car during interview

There are some things that happen on live radio that couldn’t be possible on live television. Like crashing your car. Former Australian golf pro turned radio host Mark Allen was calling in to a show on Sports Entertainment Network in Australia to talk about the Ryder Cup over the weekend.  As he was going over the American singles lineup, you hear a thud over the phone as he crashes...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy jokes he would still be a virgin if not for golf

It goes without saying that being one of the most popular athletes in the world comes with a seemingly endless amount of fringe benefits, including being considered far more attractive than perhaps one deserves. Fame, money and all the other associated trappings of unbounded success can prove to be an irresistibly intoxicating draw for would-be […] The post Rory McIlroy jokes that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Paulina Gretzky pregnant – shows off big baby bump

Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson are about to start a family, because the young woman announced on Instagram Tuesday that she is pregnant. Based on the photo she shared, Paulina seems to be pretty far along in her pregnancy.
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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