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9 Best Amateur Golf Videos Of 2014

Maybe it was the explosion in use of GoPro cameras. Or just the sheer fact that more and more people walk around with a camera (phone) in their pocket every day. Whatever it is, it seems as if there was a deluge of amateur golf videos in 2014, many of them quite good. The trick shot phenomenon reached a new level this year, so that helped in supplying YouTube with content. But many...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Must-See TeeV: Shaq, Orange County Choppers Visit TopGolf

What do Shaquille O’Neal and the Orange County Choppers crew have in common? Both are incredibly talented at what they do, and neither are very good at golf — although Shaq has played golf with Bubba Watson and OCC has built a custom Caddyshack bike for Bill Murray.  Apparently they’re both big fans of TopGolf too, as both were on location recently to do some filming and hit...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods snubbed Johnny Manziel for an autograph

            Johnny Manziel was a huge fan of Tiger Woods growing up, and that didn’t change even after Woods wouldn’t sign an autograph for him when he was “about 9 or 10″ years old. From GolfDigest: Were you a big Tiger fan? Huge! I had everything Tiger. I wanted to be just like him. I got my dad to get me that Scotty Cameron putter that Tiger...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Golf Buggy? Dune Cart? Either Way, We Want One

Let’s be honest: Golf carts are pretty boring looking, and even more boring to drive. Sure, we’ve seen some awesome custom ones like the Batcart and Bubba Watson’s hovercraft, but they’re not practical. And as awesome as they are, you’ll probably never see them driving (hovering?) down a fairway near you. One sweet cart that you could see on your course, however, is...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Life is good when your name is Bubba Watson

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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson has game, and it even travels

SHANGHAI (AP) A television crew from the European Tour asked players to participate in a quiz about China before the start of the HSBC Champions. This was never going to end well for Bubba Watson. The two-time Masters champion went along with the promotion and even guessed right on a couple of questions. But it all went wrong when the host asked Watson to name an animal on the Chinese...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Way Overboard: Golfer Tosses Clubs Off Boat After Bad Round

Everyone has a bad day on the course at some point — it’s just a part of the game. It’s not easy to deal with, but we move past it and learn to accept defeat. Well … most of us, at least. There are a select few individuals out there who have a hard time realizing that golf is hard and the clubs aren’t always to blame. Those people take their frustration out on their...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson holes out from bunker for eagle, goes on to win HSBC Champions (vid)

  Bubba Watson almost Bubba Watson-ed himself out of contention during his up-and-down final around at the HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, China. Standing on the 16th tee box with a two-stroke lead, Watson had a bogey on 16 and a double-bogey on the par-3 17th hole, leaving him one stroke behind a five-way tie...Read More The post Bubba Watson holes out from bunker for eagle...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Bubba Golf Is Back & Rickie Defends Tom Watson

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. It Sure Is Good To Be Bubba You may have already learned by now that Bubba Watson pulled off a ridiculous victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions in China, holing out a bunker shot on the 72nd hole to force a playoff before sinking a lengthy...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Golf: Watson Wins Dramatic WGC-HSBC Champions

It seems only fitting at this point that Bubba Watson would win in dramatic fashion. From double-bogey to eagle and a lengthy playoff birdie putt, the man that pulled off one of golf’s most miraculous shots two years ago to win his first green jacket completed another miraculous turnaround Sunday to defeat Tim Clark at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, China. Watson led by...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watson wins his 1st World Golf Championship

SHANGHAI (AP) Even in the midst of a meltdown, Bubba Watson never lost hope Sunday in the HSBC Champions. He stood on the 16th tee with a two-shot lead. He trudged off the 17th green facing a one-shot deficit behind five players suddenly tied for the lead. And right when it looked as though Watson had blown it, he delivered a finish that not even the creator of ''Bubba golf...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson holes bunker shot to force playoff, then wins

SHANGHAI -- Bubba Watson captured his first World Golf Championship with a stunning turnaround Sunday when he holed a bunker shot for eagle on the 18th hole to get into a playoff, and then made a 20-foot birdie putt to beat Tim Clark and win the HSBC Champions. The 10th edition of the HSBC Champions was the wildest one of them all. Watson had a two-shot lead with three holes to play...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson wins a thriller in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (AP) Bubba Watson holed a bunker shot for eagle on the final hole Sunday, and then made a 20-foot birdie putt in the playoff to win the HSBC Champions. Watson defeated Tim Clark, who had made birdie on the 18th to get in the playoff. It was the first World Golf Championship title for Watson, and he won't soon forget the finish. The two-time Masters champion had control...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Michelle Wie puts her workout buddy to good use

Also, Dustin Johnson breaks Tiger Woods' record while he wasn't looking and Bubba Watson hooks Larry Fitzgerald up with a tee time. 
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Reed apologizes for homophobic outburst, asks Bubba Watson for help (video)

Patrick Reed issued a formal apology for using a profane outburst that included a homophobic slur during the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai earlier this week. Golf Channel coverage of the tournament captured Reed muttering, “Nice f–king three-putt, you f–king f—-t” after missing a par putt on the 10th hole. Reed...Read More The post Patrick...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Dustin Johnson Broke One Of Tiger’s Records While He Wasn’t Looking

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Dustin Johnson Goes Low, Breaks One of Tiger’s Course Records It’s safe to say that whenever Dustin Johnson decides he’s ready to rejoin the PGA Tour, he’ll be ready to play. A scorching 61 at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: 2-Year-Old ‘John Daly’ Wins Costume Of The Year

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Two-Year-Old Dressed As John Daly Wins Halloween This could very well be the costume of the year, and the person wearing it probably had no say in doing so. Rock Bottom Golf held a contest to find the best John Daly costume, rewarding...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

9 Reasons We Love Bubba Watson

The polarizing Bubba Watson turns 36 years young on Wednesday, and he’ll celebrate by … working on the other side of the world? Of course, few consider golf as actual work, but he’s in Shanghai set to make his 2014-15 season debut in the WGC-HSBC Champions. So we figured we’d take this chance to join Bubba’s millions of fans in wishing him a happy birthday. After all,...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things You Need To Know: WGC-HSBC Champions

From Malaysia to China, the PGA Tour continues its international swing this week in Shanghai with the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club. Being a WGC event, that means some serious money is on the line ($8.5 million purse, $1.53 to the winner). And being a HSBC event, that means some silly pictures are surfacing. Here are five things you need...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Could Adam Scott’s Next Caddie Be A Stay-At-Home Son?

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Adam Scott’s Caddie Search Pulls In 100-Plus Submissions, Including Stay-At-Home Son When Adam Scott announced that he was accepting caddie “auditions” for possible candidates to have on the bag this season, he must have expected...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

High Speed Golf: World’s Fastest Cart Goes 118 MPH

Many golfers wish they could play a round of golf in less time. If you’re looking to improve your personal pace of play, a peppier cart might do the trick. Especially if it’s the world’s fastest. Back in August, we were introduced to the fastest electric golf cart in the world, which reached a top speed of 97.32 mph. But incredibly, there’s a cart that leaves that one...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was.  1.) Ya Know, Just Bubba as Mickey Mouse Monster Mash at Isleworth. #MickeyMouse #MinnieMouse #Olaf pic.twitter.com/yozXQSwjKM — bubba watson (@bubbawatson) October 26, 2014   2...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson Hangs Out With 3-Year-Old Phenom

One of the most popular figures in golf right now isn’t Rory McIlroy or Michelle Wei… it’s a 3-year-0ld. Last month, we were introduced to phenom Tommy Morrissey who was born with one arm as he took the golf world by storm with his incredible swing. Morrissey made his way from local news to the big-time when he took a few swings on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” However...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson’s Mickey Mouse Halloween Costume Is A Sight To See

Bubba Watson's Mickey Mouse Halloween costume is the goofiest Halloween costume.
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Tom Watson finds himself in Royal company

The Fringe: Tom Watson in Royals company, Bubba Watson's new boat
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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