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This is why you shouldn't try the Happy Gilmore shot with people around

It's been nearly 20 years since "Happy Gilmore" came out, and people are still attempting the hockey-player-turned-golfer's wild swing. Stop it. Someone's going to get really hurt. Related: Our favorite golf movie scenes The odds...
Monday, 6/15/2015 at 4:03PM
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Watch a high school golfer win a state title thanks to a miraculous shot out of a water hazard

On Monday, James Nicholas won the biggest golf tournament of his career. On Sunday, he hit the best shot of his life. The Scarsdale (N.Y.) senior found himself struggling in the opening round of the...
Tuesday, 6/2/2015 at 12:39PM
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Some married dude forced into giving up golf just posted the saddest Craigslist ad of all time

For most people, getting married means playing less golf. But playing no golf? That sounds like cruel and unusual punishment. Sadly, that appears to have happened to a man in the Delaware area we can...
Monday, 6/1/2015 at 3:17PM
News & Tours

I played in an LPGA pro-am and it was way better than I expected

I've played as much golf as any 33-year-old non-professional golfer could ever hope, but I'd never had the pleasure of playing in a pro-am until the opportunity arose at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. I...
Friday, 5/29/2015 at 2:23PM
Business

You'll be amazed by how many people are paying to play FootGolf

You may be surprised to learn that FootGolf, a sport that combines soccer with golf (sort of), is thriving at certain golf courses in the U.S. This, according to a Reuters story detailing the growth...
Thursday, 4/23/2015 at 10:13AM
Weird Golf News

Weird golf news of the week: Swedish golfer gets one-year ban for being in "too great a hurry"

According to TT News Agency, a Swedish golfer will be banned from playing golf for a year. The reason? He was in "too great a hurry" during a scramble. The man in question committed...
Monday, 3/16/2015 at 1:31PM
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Weird golf news of the week: "Champion golfer" gets six months jail time for disability benefits fraud

On Wednesday, a U.K. man was sentenced to six months in jail for committing benefits fraud. How was he caught? By playing golf, according to The Telegraph. Alan Bannister, 56, collected more than 26,000 pounds...
Thursday, 3/12/2015 at 4:11PM
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Weird golf news: Golfer survives drive-by shooting at Kansas City course

Tiger Woods made headlines last week for walking off after 11-plus holes at Torrey Pines with a bad back, but an amateur golfer had to WD on the 12th hole at his local course Tuesday...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 11:19AM
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My heartbreaking year on the golf course in 5 painful pictures

I'm not sure what's weirder: the fact that I couldn't seem to get a break on the golf course all year when it really mattered or that so many of these close calls were captured...
Monday, 12/15/2014 at 10:10AM
News & Tours

Meet the Hawaii teen who won a USGA four-ball qualifier -- by himself

A popular golf joke goes something like this: "Your back must be tired." "Why?" "Because you've been carrying your partner all day." As golfers, we've all been in that position as either the person carrying...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 12:38PM
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