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Sam Burns is officially a Callaway man. The 21-year-old former LSU standout makes his professional debut this week at the Sanderson Farms Championship, and...

Who's your preferred wily veteran on the PGA Tour? Jacked_Loft started a brilliant forum thread by describing his idea of the journeyman. "You know; the...

While we saw plenty of rules-related controversy in professional golf this season, none of it approaches what happened last week at the KLPGA's KB...
Justin Thomas 461 yard drive

Unfortunately, you couldn’t watch the majority of the CJ Cup-deciding playoff between Justin Thomas and Marc Leishman in the United States thanks to the...

If you haven’t seen Justin Thomas’ 5-foot on-green chip-in at the CJ Cup, familiarize yourself with this clip first. JT, dealing with an imperfection (spike...

How does a caddie earn his player a one-stroke penalty? Well, let’s let George Bryan, who is competing in the PGA Tour Latinoamerica’s Lexus...

You have GolfWRX’s guarantee that this is the funniest talking golf club comedy sketch you’ll see today. Of course, it doesn’t have much (any?)...

Pat Perez, who was a veritable birdie machine en route to his CIMB Classic last week in Malaysia, sent an early signal at this...

A "special delivery" arrived at Royal Birkdale—presumably via FedEx—the club tweeted Wednesday. Jordan Spieth sent his now-famous Titleist 718 T-MB 3-iron with Graphite Design Tour...

What in the name of Jackson Pollock is this, Brooks Koepka? Koepka posted a picture of himself and girlfriend Jena Sims at the Yankees-Astros ALCS...

The buzz in the GolfWRX forums this afternoon: Costco’s Kirkland Signature Four-Piece Urethane Golf Ball is back in stock. DavePelz4 gleefully spilled the beans. Now available...

So, Rory McIlroy dished on his career goals, and GolfWRX members dished on his dishing. OldTomMorris, praised be his name, started the thread with reference...

Snapback at the haters! OK, that one snapback-related pun out of the way, let’s get to the matter at hand/on head. Titleist just released...

A day after Tiger Woods posted video of himself hitting driver, and six months after the golfer’s fourth back surgery, Woods’ fans are getting...

Would you spend $250,000 to play a round of golf with Phil Mickelson? No, this isn’t Lefty’s new exhibition fee. Instead, a foursome (plus lunch)...

I guess we’ll call this the Smooth Driver Swings video? Tiger Woods, Sunday afternoon, posted this video of himself hitting a driver as he...

The irrepressible Pat Perez just captured his third win on the PGA Tour. Double P bested Keegan Bradley by four strokes at the CIMB...

Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, chatted with Cigar Aficionado about a range of subjects. From his friend Tiger Woods,...

After hitting a drive at the par-4 eighth hole at Golf Club Milano in the European Tour’s Italian Open, Ryan Fox experienced some seriously...
tiger woods new swing

Everyone has a take on Tiger Woods “new swing.” That is, the action he displayed in his “smooth iron shot” video last week and...

“It doesn’t just tell time, it tells history,” etc. Insert footage of Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tiger Woods, and other greats of the game...

Danny Willett hasn’t won since his surprise 2016 Masters victory. His recent form has been horrendous, missing the cut or withdrawing in eight of...

Until recently, Sergio Garcia was seen by some as a symbol of isolation and unfulfilled promise. In 2017, however, the long-suffering Garcia became a...

Oh, Instagram. The ‘gram is many things to many people. For golfers, outside of following your favorite pros and drooling over equipment, there’s the...

The “smooth iron shots” tour continues! Tiger Woods tweeted a video Tuesday afternoon showing the 14-time major champion and Kevin Chappell hitting iron shots...

The European Tour will test a 40-second shot clock next June at the 2018 Austrian Open, according to a report in the Daily Mail. Practically...

Wilson is unveiling the industry’s lowest-compression two-piece golf ball and adding some color in the process. “The industry’s lowest 29-compression golf balls are not only...

Ross Fisher fired a final-round 11-under 61 at the Old Course at St. Andrews to capture the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Fisher’s new course record...

Cristie Kerr was a woman on a mission at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France. From the time she stepped onto the first tee,...

As recently as two weeks ago, Tiger Woods' doctors had only cleared the 14-time major champion to hit 60-yard wedge shots. Last week at the...

Barstool Sports' foray into the world of golf, which may be outside of the norm for golf journalism, includes their Fore Play podcast and...
Tommy Armour III

Tommy Armour III is a 57-year-old two-time PGA Tour winner and damn legend of the game who is still making his bones on the...

Marc Leishman’s wife, Audrey, has maintained a blog since nearly dying from sepsis in 2015. A quick scan of the site reveals her to...

Considering, you know, he was just named the PGA Tour’s 2016-2017 Player of the Year and all, Justin Thomas is coming off a pretty...
toulon design the dude

Tony Toulon, who in addition to other duties, runs social media for the now-Callaway subsidiary Toulon Design, tweeted the following. https://twitter.com/TonyToulon/status/915686345988698112 That’s right, Big Lebowski fans:...

19th Hole

Tiger Woods has posted a number of swing videos recently, including a pitch shot, a "smooth" iron shot, and a drive (while sporting his patented...