Golf News

  • Heritage Week starts off with a bang

    Carl Pettersson came prepared for the cannon blast in Monday’s opening ceremony for the 45th RBC Heritage. As the professional golfer walked towards the heavy artillery on the 18th fairway of Harbour Town Golf Links, he slipped a pair of hunter orange plugs into his ears. Tradition asks the defending Heritage champ to hit a ceremonial tee shot into C ...

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  • Scott beats Cabrera in Masters playoff

    Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a soggy Sunday at Augusta National.The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Scott and Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole.They both made par on the first extra hole, returning to No. 18, before Sco ...

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  • Snedeker hopes his Masters time has come

    Brandt Snedeker is the defending Tour Championship winner, he’s won five times on the PGA Tour, he’s ranked No. 5 in the world and he’s one of the best putters in the professional game. As the FedEx cup winner last year, he took home a bonus of $10 million. But he’s not really satisfied.He has not won a major, and that’s what is ...

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  • Day, Horschel, Immelman sign up for 2013 Heritage

    Jason Day and Billy Horschel are the latest PGA TOUR professionals to commit to the RBC Heritage taking place April 15-21, 2013 over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.  Trevor Immelman is also in the field after being granted the last sponsors exemption into the 45th annual event. They will be joined by other PGA TOUR Professional ...

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  • Points wins rain-delayed Houston Open

    D.A. Points sank a 13-footer to save par on the 72nd hole Sunday, winning the rain-delayed Houston Open by one stroke over Henrik Stenson and Billy Horschel.Points' only other victory came with actor Bill Murray at his side at Pebble Beach in 2011. This one earned him an invitation to the Masters in two weeks and a two-year exemption, unexpected bonuses afte ...

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  • United States Ryder Cup captain opts for only three captain's picks

    United States Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson announced that he will trim the total Captain's selections for the 2014 Team from four to three players. Watson will make his choices in September 2014, prior to the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.The United States points system will determine the top nine players for the 2014 United States Ryd ...

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  • Tiger Woods returns to No. 1

    Tiger Woods played Bay Hill like he usually does, and his putting with his Nike Method putter said it all. He defended his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and tied Sam Snead's PGA Tour record by winning the same tournament eight times. With this win, Woods reclaims the title of world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking.When asked if he thin ...

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  • Arnold Palmer Invitational draws world's top golfers

    Only once in the past 12 years has there been a stronger field in the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard than the 132 players who will tee off March 18-24 at the Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. According to the Official World Golf Ranking, there will be nine of the top 15 players in the world and 21 of the top 30 players in the wo ...

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  • Arnold Palmer shares POV in 2nd edition of 'State of the Game' column

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- In Arnold Palmer's most recent installment of "State of the Game," a regular column penned for GolfChannel.com that posted on the site Sunday, he draws on 80-plus years in the game to reflect on the critical rules issues now facing golf's governing bodies and the incredible charitable work being done on behalf of the game all around the worl ...

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  • Streelman wins Tampa Bay Championship

    PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Kevin Streelman finally won in his 153rd start on the PGA Tour with a game that looked as if he had done it many times before.Streelman didn't make a bogey over the final 37 holes on the tough Copperhead course at Innisbrook. He didn't miss a shot over the last 11 holes on his way to a 4-under 67 Sunday for a two-shot win in the Tampa Ba ...

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