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Picture: Michelle Wie looks cool, sexy on Golf Digest cover

Golf fans were furious when Paulina Gretzky was the first woman in some time to grace the cover of the legendary Golf Digest magazine because she wasn’t a golfer. Now, however, it’s a different story. One of golf’s most popular figures, the reigning Women’s U.S. Open champion, Michelle Wie graces the cover of Golf Digest’s latest issue. It’s a breath a fresh air for...
Via The GP Golf Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer won't leave tournament if wife goes into labor

Billy Horschel was presented of a humdinger of a conundrum heading into the Tour Championship this week with no viable option available that would satisfy many competing interests. But win or lose on the course this weekend, Horschel undoubtedly will walk away a winner in a wholly different respect. Horschel’s wife, Brittany, is home in […] The post Billy Horschel won’t leave...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rory Mcilroy hits tee shot, lands in fans’ pocket

Well, now this is true aim! During the second round of the Tour Championship, Rory Mcilroy hit his tee shot which at first simply looked like it would land in the rough, turns out, it landed in a fans’ pocket, or at least bounced into his pocket. The fan played it smart and stood totally still because remember, in golf, you play it where it lies so the fan stood where he thought...
Via The GP Golf Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel, Rory McIlroy Rekindle Rivalry

In case you haven’t heard, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods aren’t in the field at this week’s Tour Championship — and that’s OK! The game is in good hands at East Lake with two players renewing a rivalry that has long laid dormant and could become even bigger. Enter Billy Horschel and Rory McIlroy — perhaps the two hottest players on the PGA Tour at the moment. Horschel...
Via Back9Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dude breaks world record for longest golf club

…..Wait what?! Yup, you saw that headline. A gentleman by the name of Dane Karsten Mass and some of his friends decided to create a super duper long driver to break records, and break records it did. The club is nearly 14 feet long and the longest shot hit was 182 yards. The club made it into the Guinness Book of World Records and rightfully so. The club can pull him if he decides...
Via The GP Golf Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Golf’s Game 7 & Fowler Backs Rory

Sports fans ask nothing more from a playoff other than to pit the two best teams at the moment against each other with it all on the line. In golf, that’s a hard thing to do. But on Sunday, we very well may get to see it happen. We’re seeing golf’s version of the Game 7 of the World Series or the Super Bowl. With the Tour Championship and FedExCup title — not to mention the...
Via Back9Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman injures left hand in chainsaw accident (Photo)

Greg Norman was in the hospital Saturday night after suffering an injury to his left hand in a chainsaw accident."The Shark" posted an Instagram photo of himself laying in a hospital bed with his left hand wrapped in bandages. The caption with the photo reads "Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected. I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but not...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman nearly loses his left hand in chainsaw accident: Report

Golfing legend Greg Norman is lucky to escape with his his left hand intact after nearly cutting it off with a chainsaw, according to a post on his Instagram feed."Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected," the 59-year-old Norman said in the caption to a photo of the Australian golfer in a hospital bed. "I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman Almost Lost His Left Hand In A Chainsaw Accident

Former number one golfer in the world, Greg Norman, posted a picture to his Instagram account after he was involved in a chainsaw accident.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman ‘lucky’ to have hand after chainsaw accident

Two-time major champion Greg Norman posted a photo of himself Saturday night recovering in the hospital after a chain saw accident nearly cost him his left hand. “Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected,” he wrote on Instagram. “I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but not down & out. Still have left hand.” “Thank God the blade wasn’t running...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman Recovering After Chain Saw Accident

The golf ball may not always bounce the way he’d like but it’s a safe bet Greg Norman is counting his lucky stars today. As we reported briefly early Sunday, Norman was involved in a chain saw accident at his home — but is safe and recovering. According to the Associated Press, the two-time major champion and World Golf Hall-of-Famer was cutting back trees at his home in...
Via Back9Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Makes 55 — 55! — Putts In a Row

What’s your best streak on the putting green? Three? Four? FIVE!?!? For Rory McIlroy, it’s apparently 55. As in, 55 consecutive putts made on the practice green before his final round Sunday at the Tour Championship. Have a look: Now, I’m no golf pro or a mathematician. But that’s insane. The best part is his reaction to No. 56 missing the bottom of the cup. He looked at...
Via Back9Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Wie Wins Inaugural Rolex Annika Major Award

Michelle Wie has battled a finger injury all year long. In fact, it was the reason for her withdrawal last week from the LPGA’s final major of the season — the Evian Championship. Still, despite the injury and bad luck she’s faced during the recovery, Wie was able to capture one final trophy during her trip to France for the Evian Championship. Wie won the inaugural Rolex Annika...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Wie takes amazing photo of herself being totally ninja

Michelle had withdrawn from the Evian Masters (Which 19-year-old Hyo-Joo Kim won) due to a busted finger. Well, she took advantage of her time off and enjoyed the ever beautiful French alps. In this Instagram picture, it looked like she just kicked the crap out of another woman who apparently works within her camp. In the background you see gorgeous mountains and other sites. Here’s...
Via The GP Golf Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Cheyenne Woods Takes Her Game To New Heights

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Missed the Cut? No Problem! Just Go Play on a Mountain Life on the tour can be hard, but sometimes, there are still perks — even if you miss the cut. That’s precisely what happened to Back9Network ambassador Cheyenne Woods...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Not a Lumberjack and Not OK, Greg Norman Almost Cut His Hand Off With A Chainsaw

One week ago, Greg Norman posted, "Time to trim the sea grapes today. Never ask someone to do something that you can do yourself. Love to work!".embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 115%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%...
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3 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) Coming This Fall to Gleneagles …  #USA http://t.co/xrqd5ZXtCG — Keegan Bradley (@Keegan_Bradley) September 13, 2014 2) Practice Round Fun We having a good time #practicerounc...
Via Back9Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer Greg Norman Nearly Loses Hand In Chainsaw Accident

Professional golfer Greg Norman had a close call Saturday after an accident involving a chainsaw. The two-time major champion was cutting trees at his Florida home when he mistakenly cut his left hand below the wrist, according to The Associated Press . “Thank God the blade wasn’t running full speed or it would have taken my hand off,” Norman told the AP. “I handled everything...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel wins FedExCup and $10 million bonus

Horschel shot a 2-under 68 on Sunday to win the TOUR Championship by three strokes over Rory McIlroy and Jim Furyk and claim the FedExCup and its $10 million bonus. “I’m not sure life can be better than this,” Horschel said. “He deserved it,” McIlroy said. “He played the best golf this week.” Horschel is the first to win the FedEx Cup starting the playoffs lower than...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy sinks 55 straight putts from 10 feet (Video)

Anyone who has ever played a round of golf will tell you that putting well on the practice green doesn’t necessarily mean you’re in for a big day. I hit plenty of putts when warming up that I know I’m going to miss after I tee off. That said, I’m pretty confident I could never […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rory McIlroy makes 55 consecutive putts

Before Sunday’s final round of the Tour Championship, Rory McIlroy warmed up by making 55 consecutive putts. With $10 million and the FedExCup on the line, McIlroy made sure he was ready to go.  But on the 10th hole, the world’s No. 1 golfer three-putted from 20 feet. The tournament and the $10 million bonus went to Billy Horschel. The post Watch: Rory McIlroy makes 55 consecutive...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Sinks 55 Straight Putts from 10 Ft (Video)

Rory McIlroy is quite possibly having the best year of his young golf career, and part of the reason is that McIlroy is hitting on all cylinders. While McIlroy only finished tied for 2nd in the Tour Championship, he seems to be in a whole different zone lately. This video shows him prepping for his tee time on Sunday and sinking a whopping 55 putts in a row. This is definitely gawk...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Review: LoudMouth pants are the most comfortable in golf

Just a model picture, not me wearing them. Had a chance for the first time to try out some LoudMouth golf pants (Yup, same kind John Daly wears). I decided to go with the Houndstooth design and I will tell you right now that it was probably the most comfortable experience I’ve had out on the golf course (I was on the practice course). They’re not too tight at all and it has...
Via The GP Golf Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Woods Announces Return & Horschel Unworthy

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Tiger Woods Announces His Return Tiger Woods addressed the media on Monday to announce that Hero MotoCorp has joined the fold as the title sponsor for his annual “World Challenge” event in December. The Hero Wold Challenge...
Via Back9Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy named PGA of America Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy,  who won the Open Championship and PGA Championship, has been named PGA of America Player of the Year. McIlroy finished No. 1 on the PGA TOUR money list and No. 3 in the FedExCup.  He has also earned his second Vardon Trophy, posting an adjusted scoring average of 68.82 through 66 complete rounds. The PGA of America Player of the Year Award is presented to the...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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