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Sergio Garcia shares the lead in Dubai thanks to one of the best pars of the year

Long known as one of the best drivers of the golf ball, Sergio Garcia needed to summon all his other skills to overcome a wild tee shot on Friday.<p>In the second round of the DP World Golf Championship, Garcia pulled a drive way left on the par-4 12th hole and into seemingly certain trouble. After …

Watch the time Tiger Woods hit a perfect drive in a playoff -- and John Daly still smoked one past him

Sports fans were treated to the debut of the terrific ESPN "30 for 30" on John Daly on Tuesday night. But a lot of material had to be cut to get the film under an hour, and during one commercial break, directors Gabe Spitzer and David Terry Fine told a tale involving Daly and Tiger Woods that …

Dustin Johnson takes Jason Day's place in charity match against Rory McIlroy

Unfortunately, Jason Day's bad back will keep him out of several events this fall, including a scheduled charity match against Rory McIlroy. But if you have to replace the World No. 1, getting the World No. 2 is not a bad fallback plan.<p>Such is the case for the Nov. 29 exhibition in the Philippines, …

Matt Kuchar makes hole-in-one, doesn't win car because of ridiculous rule

Thankfully, a rich PGA Tour star not getting to keep a shiny new car is the height of a first-world problem. But what happened to Matt Kuchar at the WGC-HSBC Champions on Saturday still falls under the category of highway robbery.<p>Kuchar made a hole-in-one on the par-3 17th in the third round, just …

Charity golf event under investigation for reportedly featuring naked women and live sex acts

A charity golf event in Columbia, Ill., is under investigation after reports of naked women and live sex acts. The event at River Lakes Golf Course in September was originally billed as a Make-A-Wish fundraiser. KMOV News 4 in St. Louis broke the story and as one of its anchors summed up, "Charity …

Is putting on the PGA Tour overrated? This incredible chart seems to suggest so

With the advent of advanced PGA Tour statistics, putting has lost some of its perceived importance. Of course, during a week in which a tour pro wins, odds are he's putting well. But as a whole, even the relatively new strokes gained/putting metric has taken a backseat to all other (and newer) …

Thousands gather to say farewell to Arnold Palmer

The biggest names from all corners of the golf world have gathered to celebrate the life of Arnold Palmer.<p>Palmer died Sept. 25 at age 87. His private funeral for family members was Thursday. Palmer's family wanted a public service to be held after the Ryder Cup, which the Americans won on …

Watch as Rory McIlroy takes on American heckler who shouts 'suck my ****' as Ryder Cup turns nasty

THE World No.3 snapped when the abuse got personal as the US fan brought up the Irishman's ex-girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.<p>RAGING Rory McIlroy …

Ten birdies not quite enough for a Mickelson win

CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson is a veteran of 11 Ryder Cups but he could not recall ever being part of a match where a total of 10 birdies was not enough to secure a win, as he found to his cost at Hazeltine National on Sunday.<p>Oct 2, 2016; Chaska, MN, USA; Phil Mickelson of the …

Rory McIlroy tops Phil Mickelson in ‘personal’ grudge match at the Ryder Cup

If Rory McIlroy appeared a tad more amped up than usual during his and Thomas Pieters’ 4&2 drubbing of Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler, that’s because Saturday morning’s foursomes outing was "personal" for the four-time major champion.<p>"When I saw the draw last night i was like, ‘Yes, I get to have …

Europeans sound off on American fans: Behavior has been poor, crossed the line

The phenomenal play from both sides at the 2016 Ryder Cup has taken a back seat to the crowd's unruly conduct. And the Europeans sound like they've had enough of it.<p>On Saturday night, multiple members of the Euro squad aired their feelings on the American-based gallery, and they didn't hold back in …

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