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Lexi Thompson’s Issues Statement After Penalty Controversy

Lexi Thompson’s Issues Statement After Penalty Controversy

Lexi Thompson, who was penalized 4 strokes after a viewer reported a violation, took to Instagram only hours after losing the ANA Inspiration. Apparently Thompson did not properly place her ball down where she had marked her spot before putting out on 17 during the third round of the event. You can see a video [...]

April 3, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 0

John Daly Wants Proof The Rock Hit 490-Yard Drive

John Daly Wants Proof The Rock Hit 490-Yard Drive

Yesterday we wrote about The Rock’s claim that he can hit a 490 yard drive and now John Daly wants proof. While chatting with TMZ, John Daly, the golfing legend, expressed doubt about The Rock’s claim, saying i’ll have to see it to believe it. “Highly unlikely,” Daly said, via TMZ Sports. “Now, we know [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 0

The Rock Claims He Can Hit a Golf Ball 490 Yards

The Rock Claims He Can Hit a Golf Ball 490 Yards

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a very strong, so strong that he can hit a golf ball 490 yards…or so he says. Yesterday he shared a photo on Instagram of him playing golf while filming the HBO series “Ballers.” He also took the opportunity to brag about how far he can drive a golf ball, [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 1

Tiger Woods Withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods Withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Dubai Desert Classic because of back spasms. This after an opening round of 77 in what would likely have been the second consecutive tournament for which he would miss the cut. Last week, he failed to advance to the third round at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego. [...]

February 3, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Can Jordan Spieth Hit this Trick Shot?

Can Jordan Spieth Hit this Trick Shot?

Last week Jordan Spieth visited Under Armour’s Baltimore headquarters. While there, Jordan and the Under Armour team spoke about his friendship with fellow Under Armour athlete Stephen Curry. The conversation quickly escalated into a trick shot challenge: to chip a deep shot into the in-office basketball hoop with a golf ball from a pitching wedge. [...]

November 11, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Thousands Gather to Say Farewell to Arnold Palmer

Thousands Gather to Say Farewell to Arnold Palmer

With a tear in his eye, Jack Nicklaus asked everyone to remember the time Arnold Palmer touched their lives. “I hurt like you hurt,” Nicklaus said. “You don’t lose a friend of 60 years and don’t feel an enormous loss.” The service took place at Saint Vincent College in Palmer’s hometown. It was filled with [...]

October 4, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Tiger Woods to Skip U.S. Open

Tiger Woods to Skip U.S. Open

Tiger Woods hasn’t played a competitive golf since August of last year, and that streak will not come to an end during the U.S. Open. Woods has announced that he will skip the tournament that is set to begin next week. He’s still recovering from two back surgeries in fall of 2015, and still isn’t [...]

June 8, 2016 Kevin Burke Golf, Headlines 0

Phil Mickelson Sued By SEC

Phil Mickelson Sued By SEC

The SEC has filed a civil law suit naming Phil Mickelson as a “relief defendant,” the five time major winner has been accused of insider trading. According to the SEC Mickelson has made approximately $931,000 on Dean Foods stock because of an insider tip. Sports bettor Billy Walters and former Dean Foods chair were arrested [...]

May 19, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Marc Leishman Opts out of Rio Olympics Due to Wife’s Health

Marc Leishman Opts out of Rio Olympics Due to Wife’s Health

Australian golfer Marc Leishman will not be participating in the upcoming Rio Olympic Games because of his wife’s health. Leishman’s withdrew from last year’s Masters after his wife Audrey almost lost her life due to toxic shock syndrome. Still now, a year later she continues her slow recovery. “It is with deep regret that I [...]

May 5, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Tiger Woods Registers for the U.S. Open

Tiger Woods Registers for the U.S. Open

For the first time in eight months, yet still not providing an actual return date, Tiger Woods has done what is required to play in the US Open. According to Alex Miceli of Golfweek, Woods has now registered for the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont that wil take place in June. In order to participate [...]

April 25, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0