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Pilot crash-lands plane on ninth hole of New Jersey golf course

A pilot and three passengers escaped with minor injuries after he emergency-landed a small plane on a New Jersey golf course Sunday afternoon.<p>As it …

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Ferguson: The real measure of Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson is how many watch

The winner between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson might be the least relevant aspect of their Friday night match in Las Vegas.Far more compelling was …

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How Phil beat Tiger: A look at all 22 holes

It took extra time, an invented hole and floodlights, but The Match came to an end with Phil Mickelson picking up the win over Tiger Woods. Here's …

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Many of my golfing friends are tuned in today to the <b>Golf</b> <b>♥</b> <b>Worth</b> match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. The head-to-head challenge comes in $9 …

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Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson prepare to do battle in one of golf's money pit$

It figures that “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on the Friday after Thanksgiving would be played on one of golf’s most expensive …

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Lucas Bjerregaard takes Dunhill Links title as English Ryder Cuppers stumble late at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland—It was all going so well for Tyrrell Hatton. Nine holes into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship over the Old Course at St. Andrews, the 26-year-old Englishman was four under par for the day and five shots clear of the field. A third successive victory in …

Fred Couples, 59, shoots day's low round, 65, and improbably makes cut in Napa

Golf’s greatest part-time legend is at it again. Fred Couples, who celebrated his 59th birthday on Wednesday, was talking about this week’s Safeway Open likely being the last non-major PGA Tour event he tees it up in, injury, fatigue and competitiveness eating away at him. If that’s the case, …

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Tiger Woods claims Tour Championship for first victory in five years

Tiger Woods wins a golf tournament. Half a dozen words once uttered with seamless regularity had vanished from golf’s vernacular amid years of personal, physical and professional turmoil for arguably the finest player this sport has ever seen. History was made on Sunday evening on the outskirts of …

Valentino Dixon, whose golf illustrations sustained him while in prison, has his murder conviction vacated after 27 years in jail

After 27 years in prison, a man who loves golf walked free today. Not only that, he was given back his innocence. Of course, the state can regift innocence about as capably as it can 27 years.<p>Nevertheless, the Erie County District Court in Buffalo, N.Y., has vacated the murder conviction of …

A junior golfer just pulled off something that's probably never been done in a tournament before

Far, far away from the first round of the 147th Open Championship, a junior golfer made a bit of history himself. Conor Kelly is still a year away from graduating high school, but it'll be tough for him to ever top what he did on Thursday. In fact, good luck to anyone just trying to match …

The Open: Tiger Woods faces up to life in fast lanes at Carnoustie scorcher

There was a time in the not-so distant past when Tiger Woods doubted he would feature in the Open Championship again. This week at Carnoustie marks Woods’s first appearance in the third major of the year since 2015. It was no wonder, then, that a chipper Woods stepped from the 18th green after …

How much prize money every golfer earned at the 2018 John Deere Classic

Michael Kim had been imagining what a breakthrough win on the PGA Tour would look like for a while now. But the former college player of the year at Cal-Berkeley never envisioned it ending like this: an eight-stroke win after posting a John Deere Classic 72-hole scoring record of 27-under 254. Of …

British Open 2018: Meet the man who played 107 Scottish links in 56 days - Golf Digest

There are enough golf books on Scotland to fill every shelf at the New York Public Library. Yet Tom Coyne manages to take this well-covered subject and make it seem as fresh as the first snow of winter in "A Course Called Scotland." The general premise involves Coyne—author of golf tomes like …

19-year-old Joaquin Niemann earns tour card in just eight starts as a professional

Joaquin Niemann is not supposed to be on the PGA Tour, not at this age. He's also not leaving anytime soon.<p>Thanks to a final-round 64 at the Greenbrier, Niemann grabbed a T-5 finish at the West Virginia event. It wasn't enough to earn an invitation to next week's Open Championship, but he didn't …

Knox wins Irish Open in playoff after extraordinary finish

DONEGAL, Ireland (AP) — Scottish golfer Russell Knox rolled in almost-identical birdie putts from around 40 feet on the 72nd hole and the first playoff hole to win the Irish Open on Sunday.<p>After Knox made birdie on No. 18 to set the clubhouse target at 14-under par, Ryan Fox of New Zealand missed …

Phil Mickelson forced to assess himself two-stroke penalty in final round at Greenbrier

This is a perfect bookend to that U.S. Open snafu<p>It took all of one tournament after the U.S. Open for Phil Mickelson to give a little wink and a nod …

Teen uses golf to honor Army dad killed in combat

Kayleigh “Buggy” Reinke was only 3 years old when her father, Army Staff Sgt. Gavin Reinke, was killed by a roadside bomb during his second deployment to Iraq in 2006. The toddler with short platinum blond hair and a big, bright smile had a tough time dealing with the loss.<p>“I would go somewhere for …

Tiger Woods came up short on Sunday but in some ways he also came up big

POTOMAC, Md. — The day was hot. The gallery was hot. The player-host was hot. Tiger’s caddie, Joe LaCava, was carrying three towels, one reserved for …

The clubs Sung Hyun Park used to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Sung Hyun Park needed a bit of a break to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, but when So Yeon Ryu provided an opening with a double bogey on the 71st hole, Park stepped up and won her second career major championship with back-to-back birdies on the two holes of a three-way playoff with Ryu and …

The National 2018: Francesco Molinari Shoots Final-Round 62, Wins by 8 Strokes

Some players fold under the pressure of entering the final round with a lead.<p>Francesco Molinari soared.<p>Molinari carded a final-round 62 Sunday, giving him a dominant eight-stroke win at the 2018 Quicken Loans National. Ryan Armour finished in second place at 13 under, while Sung Kang, Tiger Woods …

U.S. Open 2018: Brooks Koepka's girlfriend is correctly identified this time by Fox Sports' Joe Buck

Fox Sports' coverage of the 2018 U.S. Open will be remembered in part for a vulgar conversation in the crowd picked up by microphones on Friday. But overall, the network had a good week, and its lead play-by-play man avoided another WAGs-related gaffe at the conclusion of the tournament. Of course, …

U.S. Open 2018: How much prize money every golfer earned at the 2018 U.S. Open

To the victor, goes the spoils. And when you're the U.S. Open victor, it's some very serious spoils indeed.<p>As was the case a year ago when he won at Erin Hills, the 2018 U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka takes home the biggest first-place check in major-championship history: a staggering $2.16 …

The clubs Brooks Koepka used to win the U.S. Open (again)

Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open not through brute strength, but with a pretty snazzy display of short-game skills over the final nine at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club to become just the seventh player to win back-to-back U.S. Opens (Willie Anderson won three straight), taking the trophy by two shots …

U.S. Open 2018: Shinnecock is revealing an embarrassing truth about some of golf's biggest names

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — "We're not trying to humiliate the best players in the world," Sandy Tatum famously said at the 1974 U.S. Open. "We're simply trying to identify who they are." A line annually cited at this championship, and will be for eternity, due to its heterogeneous nature. Critics of the …

Give Your Tee Shots An Instant Boost

<b>LAUNCH IT HIGHER</b><p>Most amateurs hit the ball with a downward strike too low on the face, creating high spin and low launch—the worst combination for distance. You'll immediately get longer if you hit it in the sweet spot, which is a little above the center of the face. To do that, focus on how your …

Golfshot's new augmented-reality update offers 360-degree, on-course features—bringing a smarter GPS app into the golf space

The new Golfscope AR update to the Golfshot app features one of the first augmented-reality offerings in golf. Though Arccos has introduced AR in its Arccos Caddie product, GPS apps do not typically offer similar technology. For members of Golfshot or Golfshot Pro ($29.99), users with iOS devices …

U.S. Open 2018: Jason Day reveals the needling text he sent Tiger Woods that wasn't returned

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- The mentor-mentee relationship between Tiger Woods and Jason Day has been well documented in recent years with the younger golfer using the 14-time major champ as a sounding board during his own rise to the top of golf's world ranking. But it turns out Tiger doesn't always …

Golf directly drove $84.1 billion (yes with a 'B') in U.S. economic activity, according to new study

On the eve of the 11th annual National Golf Day, industry leaders will arrive in Washington D.C, armed with new data that tangibly boosts their contention that golf is more than just a hobby for Americans but a major financial driver for the country.<p>For the fourth time since 2000, the World Golf …

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