5 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
Big-Hole Golf: Clown Round? No, Cool Idea
Recreational golfers usually spend about one-third of their time on and around the greens, according to USGA research.
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6 hrs ago
a Pga Tour Stop for Amateurs
The 137-yard shot to the center of the ample green would be easy enough with a short iron or even a wedge, but it's more complicated than that.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose try their hand at Hack Golf's 15-inch cups
A time to decompress from eight or nine days of activities and stress surrounding the first major of the year.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Players Championship goes to three-hole playoff format
The Players Championship will no longer end in sudden death at the par-3 17th hole of the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course.
Stars set to come out for BMW Pga Championship at Wentworth
The 3ft long baby Tyrannosaurus Rex was taken from the Jurassic Golf attraction currently at The Oracle Riverside in the early hours of the night before the fun facility was launched A celebration of the area's diversity, the free festival in Palmer Park on Sunday, June 8, is aimed at young and old, bringing together all parts of the community to ... (more)
Rory McIlroy Will Be a Dangerous Threat to Win US Open
Rory McIlroy is the 10th-best golfer in the world, according to the latest Official World Golf Ranking .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Grind: Watson's Waffle House run, geezers rule, and Augusta National mini-golf
Have you ever been to Augusta? There's one on every corner! Also, if you feel like eating breakfast at 1:30 in the morning, can you really be that picky? In any event, we've got a full helping of stuff to talk about.
Can A Bigger Hole Save Golf? Top PGA Tour Pros Follow The Masters With Bold Experiment
Much has been written in recent years about the slow, steady decline of golf as a participant sport in this country.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Hack Golf's 15-inch cup getting attention
His idea of using a 15-inch cup at golf courses as an alternative to the traditional game is rapidly gaining momentum, with some of the biggest leaders in the game either already on board or listening with curiosity.
Ryder Cup picture starting to emerge after Masters
THEY say that Ryder Cup teams don't really start to take shape until after the Masters, the season's first major.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Rory McIlroy loses Masters round to amateur partner
Rory McIlroy birdied three of his final four holes in the Masters' third round Saturday, shooting 1-under 71, but he lost the matchup with his amateur playing partner.
The Charlotte Observer
At 54, Couples tries for second Masters win
"I'm not here just to play golf and think that I can't compete on this course," said Couples.
Bubba Watson gives free rein to his outrageous genius
At first there was a curious serenity about Bubba Watson , as if the shouts of "Bubba dawg!" and "Bubba golf!" were an unwelcome reminder of his Dukes of Hazard fixation or his new bulletproof truck.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mickelson headed home after missing Masters cut
Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of the azaleas to the 13th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Masters Tournament - Watson grabs lead with birdie blitz as Mickelson misses cut
But the big shock was that the cut fell at +4, with Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and Charl Schwartzel among those who missed out by a single shot.
John Daly is still a big draw at Hooters... Sergio Garcia and Bubba Watson are pretty in pink
John Daly hasn't competed at Augusta since 2006 but he's a regular at the Hooters car park on Washington Road just a short walk away and turned up again to sell golf gear from his truck.
The Sand Trap
2014 Masters Discussion Thread
Can I assume that if one makes the cut then they get paid, and if they miss the cut they'll be lucky to get a free sandwich on Saturday? Also, if they don't make the cut can they still come back on the weekend as a patron/spectator? Just curious, based on the following link: http://www.augusta.com/content/2013-masters-prize-money And yesterday ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Masters 2014: Projecting How Struggling Stars Will Rebound on Day 2
On Thursday's first round of the 2014 Masters, guys such as Phil Mickelson , Jason Day and Sergio Garcia struggled out of the gate and now face an uphill battle on Day 2. Let's take a look at some of golf's superstars who struggled on Thursday and how they can bounce back on Friday.
Masters LIVE blog: Updating 1st round at Augusta
Kyle Porter will be updating the live blog with highlights, news, Tweets, GIFS and other fun stuff from Thursday's first round at Augusta National.
The Masters 2014: Boost for Donaldson as European Tour reward...
Wales' Jamie Donaldson has been named The Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Month for March heading into the Masters at Augusta A fantastic few weeks has seen the Pontypridd-born golfer shoot to number one in the Race to Dubai and earned him a spot on the PGA Tour.