Golf

Another one? Soomin Lee earns slow-play penalty at European Tour event

Mark down the last week of April 2017 as the recording of a unique double in tournament golf, when slow-play penalties were handed out on both the …

PGA European Tour

PGA Tour pro pays off $6k bet after getting called out on Twitter

One PGA Tour pro blasts another for not paying up and reminds us how much we wish we had more public golf beef.<p>From Thursday through Sunday, the pros on the PGA Tour play for exorbitant amounts of money. The enormous purses at each and every event on the modern PGA Tour (thanks Tiger!) guarantee …

PGA Tour

Watch the weirdest birdie of the PGA Tour season thus far

Sometimes a lucky bounce can change an entire round of golf. But this? We don't even know what to call this.<p>In the first round of the Zurich Classic, Brian Stuard missed the green on the par-4 eighth hole at TPC Louisiana. Or so it appeared.<p>When his partner, Chris Stroud, got to the golf ball up …

PGA Tour

This golf auction with Jason Day and Michael Phelps sounds fantastic. Until you read the fine print

We've seen our share of golf-related charity auctions. Play a round with a celebrity like Bill Murray, or win a player's game-used equipment. So when we saw this opportunity to play golf with Jason Day and Michael Phelps, we thought, "Hey, how about that." But never has "the devil's in the details" …

Olympic Golf

Trump: 'I couldn't care less about golf'

President Trump on Friday defended his frequent weekend trips to his luxury properties, stating that he does not care about golfing as much as people …

Donald Trump

Rickie Fowler pokes alligator with a rake at the Zurich Classic

By Ali Stafford<p>Last Updated: 28/04/17 9:22pm<p>Watch how Rickie Fowler dealt with an alligator by the course at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.<p>Rickie …

Rickie Fowler

Stars heading home: Rose-Stenson, Fowler-Day MC

AVONDALE, La. – No, not all missed cuts on the PGA Tour are the same. There was less disappointment Friday in being on the wrong side of the 36-hole …

Rickie Fowler

New partner, similar results for Reed in team play

AVONDALE, La. – Patrick Reed is thriving once again in a team game, even if he doesn’t have his usual sidekick or the partisan crowds that fuel his …

PGA Tour

Nomura shoots 6-under 65, leads North Texas event by 1

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The stubborn winds of North Texas might frustrate some golfers. Not Haru Nomura.<p>Nomura shot a 6-under 65 on Friday for a two-round total of 133 and a one-shot lead in the North Texas LPGA Shootout.<p>"My mind was very calm today," Nomura said. "I like windy and tough …

Ariya Jutanugarn

Ryan Palmer on Saints 'war room' visit: 'One of longest five minutes I've ever experienced'

AVONDALE, La. -- Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer spent Thursday night observing the strategy of the New Orleans Saints from inside the team’s “war room” for the first round of the NFL draft.<p>Both are Cowboys fans but also friends with Saints coach Sean Payton. The Saints picked Ohio State cornerback …

NFL

Tee times, pairings: 2017 Zurich Classic, Round 3

Here are the tee times, pairings for the third round of the 2017 Zurich Classic at TPC Lousiana in Avondale, La., near New Orleans:<p><i>(Note: all times</i> …

Bubba Watson

No, it’s not a Jack Nicklaus course on which missile defense system in South Korea has been installed

Occasionally there are more constructive uses for a golf course than golf, among them deploying a missile defense system on site to thwart a possible missile attack.<p>Hence a U.S. missile defense system that has been installed on Lotte Skyhill Country Club in South Korea, as a hedge against North …

North Korea

Lee's slow play penalty

2017 Zurich Classic Jason Day Rickie Fowler Rd 2 Sound

Golf Central<p>Day-Fowler have a blast, but miss cut at Zurich<p>Rickie Fowler and Jason Day had fun, but they missed the cut at the Zurich Classic.

Rickie Fowler

Hawkettes shoot season-best score

The Ankeny girls’ golf team suffers a 179-215 loss to Valley.<p>Even though it didn’t produce a victory, the Ankeny girls’ golf team posted its lowest …

Des Moines

Wests Tigers v Cronulla Sharks: Crystal ball gives wounded Tigers glimpse into 2018

WESTS Tigers have glanced into the crystal ball and caught a glimpse of what 2018 will look like without the “big four”.<p>The Tigers were forced to …

Sport (Australia)

PGA Tour assesses first slow-play penalty since 1995

It’s taken 22 years, but slow play can once again cost you a stroke on the PGA Tour.<p>According to the Associated Press, Tour officials have assessed …

PGA Tour

WATCH: Rickie Fowler pokes gator at Zurich Classic

Rickie Fowler is having a busy week in New Orleans.<p>Sunday he posted social media photos with his apparent new love interest, fitness model Allison …

Rickie Fowler

Why pro golf’s rule changes aren’t quite so leisurely this time

Golf's governing bodies typically roll out changes at a genteel pace. Why did the 'Lexi Thompson Rule' take effect basically overnight?<p>April 28, 2017 …

Lexi Thompson

Watch two European Tour pros perfectly use the grandstands as a backboard in the same round

To win at golf's highest level, you usually need a bit of good fortune. And if Dylan Frittelli or George Coetzee go on to win this week's European Tour event, it won't be hard to identify the lucky break that put them over the top.<p>In the third round of the Volvo China Open, both players got …

PGA European Tour

PGA Tour Ratings Streak Hits 12 Straight Final Rounds

From GEOFF SHACKELFORD.COM<p>Take that, <b>Byron Nelson</b>!<p>No, this is no joking matter now as <b>PGA Tour</b> final round ratings dropped for the 12th straight week this year on CBS and NBC, with the <b>Valero Texas Open</b> joining the list.<p>According to <b>Paulsen</b> at SportsMediaWatch.com, the 1.3 final round rating was down …

PGA Tour

George Coetzee eagles 18th after ricochet off the stand at China Open

By Ali Stafford<p>Last Updated: 29/04/17 12:10pm<p>George Coetzee got a lucky break from the grandstand during the third round of the Volvo China …

Dylan Frittelli in position for 1st Euro Tour win after grabbing Volvo China Open lead

Dylan Frittelli hopes to earn his first European Tour victory by treating the final round of the Volvo China Open as just another round of golf.<p>The …

PGA Tour of Australasia

What would you pay for a round of golf with Paige Spiranac?

Have you ever wondered how you could snag a tee time with social media sensation Paige Spiranac, or what it would be like to caddie for PGA Tour …

Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose among golfers to reveal football favourites

Last Updated: 28/04/17 8:57am<p>Ahead of the Players Championship, some of the world's top golfers share their football favourites<p>Spending free time on …

Rory McIlroy

Reed-Cantlay partnership working well at Zurich

AVONDALE, La. – Team Patrick, Reed and Cantlay, would seem an unlikely pair at the Zurich Classic.Reed is nicknamed Captain America, for his …

Early Round 2 Highlights from 2017 VOA Texas Shootout | LPGA | Ladies Professional Golf Association

Tournaments<p>May 04<p>Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Match Play presented by Aeromexico and Delta Mexico City, Mexico<p>May 18<p>Kingsmill Championship Presented by …

Women's Golf

Aaron Rodgers spotted on golf date with SI swimsuit model Kelly Rohrbach

Aaron Rodgers has gone through two big break-ups recently. There was the highly publicized ending of a three-year relationship with Olivia Munn and the superstar quarterback revealing he's stepped away from golf to concentrate on the upcoming NFL season.<p>So much for the latter.<p>On Friday, the …

Swimwear

Steve Carman, PGA Tour Tournament Director of Rules and Competition explains exactly

Steve Carman, PGA Tour Tournament Director of Rules and Competition explains exactly why the team of Miguel Angel Carballo and Brian Campbell were …

PGA Tour

Frittelli leads China Open by 3 going into last day

BEIJING (AP) -- Dylan Frittelli of South Africa moved three strokes clear of the China Open field after carding an 8-under-par 64 in the third round …

China