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Mickelson withdraws from Match Play Championship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship because of personal reasons. Mickelson did not elaborate in a short statement Sunday released by the PGA Tour. Mickelson says he is happy with the new format and he likes Harding Park as a venue for the 64-man field. He said only that it was unfortunate he would not be able to play this year. Mickelson...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PICTURES: Dudes build a floating golf course and yes it plays

So there’s this TV show called “Brojects” which is based in Canada. On that show, brothers Kevin and Andrew Buckles (Your seatbelt?) complete projects that they do all by themselves. Well, one of their latest projects? Creating a golf course….on water. Yup, it’s true and possible. The two brothers out of Nova Scotia completed their goal at their beautiful lake home and...
Via The GP Golf Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry Rory: McIlroy got destroyed by junior golfer Brad Dalke...in arm wrestling.

Sorry Rory McIlroy -- You just got destroyed by 17-year old junior golfer Brad Dalke...in arm wrestling. Sorry Rory 💪🏼 pic.twitter.com/vYgnRk0PF0— Brad Dalke (@BradDalkeGolf) April 25, 2015[Sean Fay]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Gets Smashed In An Arm Wrestling Match To A Teenager

Rory has gotten pretty jacked over the years, kind of similar to how Tiger got when he was younger. He broke into to golf as a scrawny little Irishman, and gradually got bigger and bigger to the point now where he’s chiseled and banging models. But I guess golf strength is different than real man strength. Real man strength is settled at the arm wrestling table, mono e mono. Two...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Faldo was rooting hard against Spieth at Masters

Jordan Spieth took the golf world by storm with his dominant victory in the Masters earlier this month, and the performance could have been even more memorable if he executed a few more shots. Sir Nick Faldo is thrilled that he didn’t. Faldo and Jack Nicklaus currently hold the record for the lowest single-round score...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

You Won’t Believe the Shot This Mascot Hit on Sawgrass’ 17th

Jaxson, the Jacksonville Jaguars mascot has been quite active on the golf scene lately. He’s always participating in golf competitions during Jaguars games at EverBank Field which included target practice with RBC Heritage champ Jim Furyk among other things. Well, the furry, yellow mascot with the tail is back at it again. This time, putting his true golf skills to the test on...
Via The GP Golf Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn: Tiger is an amazing dad, has great kids

Lindsey Vonn says she feels lucky to be part of the lives of Tiger Woods’ two children, and says that both the golfer and his kids are “amazing.” Vonn made the comments praising the parenting skills of Woods and how impressed she is with daughter Sam, 7, and son Charlie, 6, while attending the New...Read More The post Lindsey Vonn says Tiger Woods is an ‘amazing’ dad,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Savannah station interrupts Jim Furyk’s winning putt for totally pointless weather report

You know how this drill goes. Angry fans get incensed with overzealous local news stations interrupting their live sports coverage with endless breaking weather reports that often don’t amount to anything. Local news people get upset with those angry fans because they’re trying to save your lives. The battle lines have been drawn for all eternity. But this is by far the most...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

S.Y. Kim hits two crazy shots to win Lotte Championship

WOW! Can you say “clutch”? It seems like LPGA Tour never disappoints when it comes to unbelievable finishes and Sunday was no exception. 22-year old S.Y. Kim had one of the toughest challenges of her young career, dueling 5-time major champion Inbee Park for the Lotte championship. Inbee had her moments but it was S.Y. who sealed the deal with two clutch hole outs. One was a...
Via The GP Golf Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LPGA’s Sei Young Kim Wins Tournament With This Walk-off Eagle

Sei Young Kim was on fire toward the end of her final round of the LPGA TOUR’s Lotte Championship, and it led to two incredible highlights. First, on the final hole of regulation Kim chipped in to force a playoff with Inbee Parke on the 18th hole. She somehow followed up that with a ridiculous Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Football writer jailed ten years after tenth DWI conviction

Football writer Jim Dent, who’s written several Texas-centric football books, has been sentenced to ten years in jail through a plea agreement reached after Dent jumped bail and escaped to Mexico following his tenth DWI arrest. Dent’s entire story and DWI history is insane. He has been convicted in three states and five Texas counties, with one more DWI case in a sixth Texas...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bubba Watson raps on Christian rap track

For better or worse, Bubba Watson’s more than a one-trick pony. We already know Watson is one of the best golfers in the world. The two-time Masters winner is not only known for what he can do on the golf course, though. Watson also gets plenty of ink for what he does when he’s not bombing drives with his pink driver. Watson’s already made appearances in “music videos...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Golf Channel announcers have fun with fan’s misfortune

This poor fella who lost his hat to the wind at the Ko Olina resort on Oahu during an LPGA event was caught on Golf Channels cameras much to the delight of the network’s announcers. He apparently decided it was a good idea to get into water to retrieve the hat, only to lose his beer, followed by a really tough time getting out. We certainly hope he didn’t also lose his shoes...
Via Low Brow Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth sums up Masters win with great tweet

Jordan Spieth is the definition of living the dream. And then some. The 21-year-old dominated the competition at the Masters over the weekend, winning the green jacket in commanding fashion Sunday night at Augusta National as he tied the tournament record at 18-under 270. It was a remarkable, record-breaking performance by the young golfer from Texas, and one he’s just thankful...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Jordan 3 Golf Shoe: Michael Knight Approved

Since Jordan Spieth just crushed Augusta and gave a performance worthy of his Airness, it felt appropriate on this MJ Mondays to stick with the theme of golf. What we’ve got here is the Air Jordan 3 golf shoe, a badass golf shoe that looks like it was designed by Knight Rider. When you are down with Michael Knight and you are also down with Michael Jordan then you are down with...
Via Bacon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth dominates Masters from start to finish

Jordan Spieth was able to go wire-to-wire and win the Masters on Sunday. The 21-year old Spieth finished at 18-under, tying the tournament record for lowest score and making him the second-youngest Green Jacket winner ever. It was a truly remarkable tournament from Spieth, who was greeted on the 18th green by his family – Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth's Masters payout reaches record prize money

Jordan Spieth's Masters payout reaches record prize money in 2015. Here's how much of the total purse the new champion collected.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman feels 'sorry' for Tiger Woods

  Greg Norman just can’t help but feel sorry for Tiger Woods.   It’s unlikely that Woods, a 14-time major winner will add to this legendary resume this weekend at the Masters where he’ll enter the final round Sunday eight strokes behind leader Jordan Spieth. Barring a miracle, Woods will remain shut out at golf’s biggest tournaments since winning the 2008 U...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson snaps club over his leg at Masters (Video)

Henrik Stenson snapped his club over his leg after hitting a tree with a shot on the 15th hole during Friday's second round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National.It happened after Stenson's second shot on 15, which happened to follow a bad tee shot. Needless to say, he wasn't pleased.Stenson made bogey on 15 and finished right at the cut line after 36 holes with 2-over...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten greatest Masters champions of all-time

The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've...
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson on unflattering poll: ‘I need to improve as a man’

Bubba Watson publicly is taking in stride the results of an unflattering poll that indicated he might not be the most-liked player on the PGA Tour. Results of a player poll conducted by ESPN were released on Monday, and it wasn’t complimentary to Watson. The odd scenario posed in the question notwithstanding — “_______ is...Read More The post Bubba Watson on unflattering survey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten amazing Masters records that may last forever

By Rob Doster Consider this the appetizer before the main course. We scoured The Masters record book and found these amazing numbers:   10 The record for consecutive under-par rounds at The Masters belongs to Tiger Woods, who shot 10 consecutive rounds under par from the third round in 2000 through the final round in 2002. Not surprisingly, he won the green jacket in 2001...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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