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On The Weather Channel's AMHQ show (America's Morning Headquarters), meteorologist Stephanie Abrams used augmented reality -- computer-generated images to simulate the real world -- to explain the effect of weather on scores at The Masters. According to the video, colder...
In news you didn't think you'd hear today, Tom Watson -- the 1977 and 1981 Masters Champion who was born in 1949 -- is absolutely jacked. Tom Watson is 67 years old. pic.twitter.com/KZSRbXcrfy — T.J. Auclair (@tjauclair) April 5, 2017 I have...
The Masters is The Masters because of its traditions; and one of the more unique traditions is players skipping their golf ball across the pond at hole No. 16 during practice rounds. Here's how it works: fans allow the players...
Nike Golf brought out the big guns -- Tiger Woods, "Frank," Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Michelle Wie -- for a new series of 30-second commercial spots. In fear of swaying your opinion on the videos, I'll let you...
A question unlike any other: What do Masters winners serve at the Champions Dinner? One of the threads of the rich tapestry of Masters tradition, the Champions Dinner began in 1952. The great Ben Hogan proposed the past Masters champions...
Twenty years ago, Tiger Woods won the 1997 Masters by 12 shots and changed the landscape of golf forever. And if you're like us, you've watched the replay of that event at least every year since the Golf Channel...
Will Smith -- who played the role of Bagger Vance, one of golf's most popular and beloved movie characters ever -- recently hit the links with Bob Parsons, CEO of PXG, a high-end golf equipment company. From the photo, it...
Rickie Fowler threw out the first pitch at the Houston Astros game on Thursday, and as he admitted to MLB.com, it didn't go very well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BumIafLXBe4 "It was actually a little embarrassing. It was high, not what I was looking for,"...
You really have to stay on your toes these days whenever you log onto social media. If you're not careful, you'll stumble across a video of a pig flying off the Empire State building and think it's real. A post...
Surely you've heard wives tales about Michael Jordan's propensity for gambling over the years, whether it's betting the average person's yearly salary on one hole of golf or putting millions on the line in a night of blackjack. But how...
Say what you will about Grayson Murray's Twitter game, but don't say he's not having fun with it. After subtweeting Bryson DeChambeau for what he believed to be a suspect WD, and calling out fellow PGA Tour pros for being...
There's never an official winner announced, but every year there seems to be an unspoken competition between golf companies to release the coolest Augusta-themed apparel, gear, golf clubs or special offerings. As the year's first major, The Masters drips...
Just last month, self-proclaimed straight shooter Pat Perez aired his less-than-flattering thoughts about Tiger Woods. Perez insinuated that Tiger was showing up to events to save face for his sponsors, and that Tiger himself didn't truly believe he could...
Depending on your orientation, it’s either one of the best or worst pieces in the annual buffet of golf content. But regardless of your sentiments, there’s no disputing the Sports Illustrated/Golf.com Anonymous Player Poll is one of the most...
In support of Arnie's Army Charitable Foundation, Puma is auctioning off a pair of commemorative Arnold Palmer shoes, which Rickie Fowler wore at the 2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational. With 4 hours left in the auction, the pair has a...
There's just something about the par-5 6th hole at Bay Hill. In 1998, John Daly attempted to drive the green on the 555-yard hole, which requires about a 340 yard drive to cut the sharp dogleg around the pond. The yellow...
Cody Gribble and Smylie Kaufman offered up two different ways of dealing with alligators on a golf course at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Florida. Gribble took the reckless route, while Kaufman employed the classic scream-and-run...
Golf is growing in ways that don't require stepping foot on a golf course. Using modern technology, businesses such as Top Golf are attracting new people to the game of golf because of a laid-back, but still competitive atmosphere....
On Monday morning, Tiger Woods appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to promote his new book, The 1997 Masters: My Story. He spoke about the mental fortitude that fueled his past success, but the 14-time major champion offered little about his future,...
The trend of turning popular basketball shoes into golf shoes -- particularly Air Jordans -- doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Air Jordan 6s and Air Jordan 1s have already been released in golf versions, and now...
Did you catch the premier of “The Meat & Beef Show”? What is “The Meet & Beef Show,” you ask? Well, just the cosmic wonders of John Daly and Andrew “Beef” Johnston joining one another in orbit...and eating meat. Per...
Speaking at the North American Golf Innovation Symposium in Vancouver, USGA's executive director Mike Davis floated the idea of a “variable-distance golf ball” in the game’s future, echoing a 2011 suggestion from Ping chairman John A. Solheim. But first, Davis...
Although Ian Poulter remains known as one of the most fashion-forward golfers in the professional game, his golf clothing company IJP Design (stands for "Ian James Poulter") will be closing. The clothing line, which opened for business in 2006, announced...
Steve Stricker doesn’t sound as though he expects to see Tiger Woods in action anytime soon. Regarding what he saw from his friend at the Dubai Desert Classic early last month, Stricker said, "Just the way he was walking didn't...
On the heels of PGA Tour rookie Grayson Murray’s suggestion that the Tour’s finest ought to be a bit more fun on Twitter, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy had, well, a bit of fun on the social media service. Justin...
PGA Tour pro Grayson Murray has made quite a bit of news as the bad boy of golf social media lately... and maybe now we know why. According to a recent Tweet, he believes that PGA Tours pros opening up...
We haven’t seen Ed Sheeran at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, but apparently he plays a little golf. More precisely, he swings golf clubs when drunk, which, as you may have learned the hard way, isn’t always the...
"Finally!" -PGA of America members everywhere, probably The PGA of America announced in a Tweet on Tuesday that golfers can now wear shorts during PGA of America "member and major championships," which includes the PGA Championship -- the fourth major each...
PGA Tour player Shawn Stefani has this down. Sometimes, you've just got to give it a swing from a water hazard... and when you do you've got to make sure your golf outfit stays pristine. We haven't caught up with Stefani...
Brooks Koepka will be teeing it up in his next PGA Tour event with a new driver shaft... because he broke his other one. It doesn't look like Brooks will be hitting any more drivers today... pic.twitter.com/oKklc5a1hU — Skratch (@Skratch) February 24, 2017 A...
Jaco Van Zyl is currently playing in the Joburg Open in South Africa using a putter that's hardly wider than a golf ball itself. Actually, the "putter" -- called a Cleveland Smart Square Stubby -- is designed to be...
Pat Perez, a two-time PGA Tour winner (2009, 2016), went on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio on Thursday and dished out some opinions that Team Tiger is NOT going to like. After briefly praising Tiger Woods on the radio show for...
British amateur golf is making a formal attempt to fight the scourge of slow play, which could point the way for the pros going forward. Writing for The Scotsman, Martin Dempster indicates R&A Chief Martin Slumbers is continuing the organization’s...
You just never know what you're going to see in the GolfWRX weekly Tour photos. We often spot PGA Tour pros testing new equipment and Tour reps showing off new product, but this week we caught nearby Jupiter-resident Michelle...
If you've ever struggled on the greens for an extended period of time, then you know the desperation to find a way to get the ball in the hole. Michelle Wie, the 2014 U.S. Women's Open Champion who was...