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Aaron Baddeley made the most improbable birdie in PGA Tour history

Aaron Baddeley pulls his tee shot way foul on the par-4 17th during Thursday’s opening round of the Valero Texas Open, takes an unplayable lie, reloads, and holes out for a birdie. Aaron Baddeley, on a day when a season’s worth of oddities...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods ‘eager to get back' and make Ryder Cup team, says Davis Love III

Tiger Woods expects to make the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team, captain Davis Love III tells BBC Radio. Tiger Woods may or may not start at the Masters in two weeks but he apparently plans to be back in time to play his way on to the 2016 U.S. Show More Summary

Keegan Bradley makes rookie mistake, incurs two-shot penalty at Bay Hill

Keegan Bradley entered Sunday’s finale of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in the hunt but a two-shot penalty followed by an errant shot out of bounds left him well back of 54-hole leader Henrik Stenson. Keegan Bradley made a rookie mistake...Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy shares Augusta National gym with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning

Rory McIlroy marvels at the offseason workout habits of oldsters Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. And did you know there’s a gym at Augusta National? Rory McIlroy beat Tom Brady and the Manning brothers into the gym Friday morning at Augusta...Show More Summary

What happens when the Google Maps car tries to drive into Augusta National

Nope. If you street view with Google Maps into Augusta National, there's a security guard waving you off. #notevenforgoogle — Ryan David (@RDGolfMedia) March 12, 2015 Even though they didn't get very far, at least they got through the Magnolia Lane gates, which is farther than most. h/t to Ryan David for the find

PGA Tour refutes John Daly’s claim that he is a target of drug testing

The PGA Tour counters John Daly’s assertions that its drug-testing policy is not random, calling the two-time major champion’s claims ‘simply not true.’ John Daly’s claim that he is a specific target of the PGA Tour’s drug-testing policy...Show More Summary

2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship results: What we learned from Dustin Johnson's win at Doral

Dustin Johnson is going to push Rory McIlroy, Trump Doral really makes people mad, and other things we learned this weekend in South Florida. The first WGC event of the PGA Tour season is in the books, and Dustin Johnson emerged from a leaderboard that was loaded all weekend with international stars. Show More Summary

Watch Dustin Johnson and J.B. Holmes ace the same hole within minutes of each other

This is one way to stay at the top of the leaderboard at Doral. Dustin Johnson and J.B. Holmes with aces on the 4th. — Adam Sarson (@Adam_Sarson) March 7, 2015 While the PGA Tour boasts the best players on the planet, holes-in-one are still pretty uncommon from week-to-week. Show More Summary

Watch a furious Rory McIlroy launch his club into a lake at Doral

Rory McIlroy puts another ball in the water at Doral and decides he's had enough with this particular club. After starting the season with a win and a second-place finish over in the Middle East, Rory McIlroy has lost some of that form in two early-season starts in Florida. Show More Summary

Padraig Harrington hopes to inspire Tiger Woods

Padraig Harrington knows better than most how the yips can derail a golf career and believes he can serve as an inspiration to Tiger Woods. If Tiger Woods were to listen to just one of the nearly countless experts kibitzing about what...Show More Summary

2015 WGC Cadillac Championship at Doral: Tee times, pairings for Friday's round

Given the elite field and the extremely difficult course conditions, we probably won't see a better round all year than the one posted by J.B. Holmes on Thursday. Now let's see if he can back it up on Friday and avoid all the troubles...Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson drains hole-in-one to get in contention at HSBC Women’s Champions

Lexi Thompson’s second career ace moves her into contention in Singapore. Lexi Thompson may have been feeling left out of the whole "phenom" discussion lately, what with the extraordinary play and rapid ascent of 17-year-old Lydia Ko. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy will play Augusta with Tom Brady during Masters prep

Rory McIlroy puts his missed cut at the Honda Classic behind him as he preps for Doral and the Masters. Rory McIlroy plans a social outing next week at Augusta with his father and a few "friends." One of those friends just happens to be another world No. Show More Summary

2015 Honda Classic results: What we learned from Padraig Harrington's win at PGA National

A throwback winner takes the Honda Classic on what was a day full of implosions and poor shots plunging into the water. The PGA Tour needed an extra day and extra holes to finish up the Honda Classic, but Monday's mid-day finish was a dramatic way to start the Florida swing. Show More Summary

17-year-old Lydia Ko takes New Zealand Women’s Open for 2nd-straight victory

Another tournament, another win for 17-year-old Lydia Ko. Lydia Ko, the 17-year-old LPGA star who sits atop the golf world, really enjoys winning, as her second straight W of the 2015 season and 10th as a professional would indicate....Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy has work to do to make the cut at the Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy hardly played like the best golfer on the planet Thursday, though with only 19 players breaking par in the opening round, the world No. 1 was not quite out of the running heading into day two. Rory McIlroy was the low scorer in his marquee threesome during Thursday’s opening round of the Honda Classic, so at least the world No. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy misses the cut at Honda with Lydia Ko on the ’59’ watch in New Zealand

The two top-ranked golfers in the world are going in different directions. For Lydia Ko and Rory McIlroy, yesterday was a tale of two No. 1s: it was (with apologies to Charles Dickens), the best of times, it was the worst of times. Oddly,...Show More Summary

Brandel Chamblee rips PGA for making Davis Love III a 2-time Ryder Cup captain

The appointment of Davis Love III as the next Ryder Cup captain came as a surprise but it's been rather uncontroversial. One Golf Channel analyst, however, crushed the latest Team USA move. Davis Love III, in the opinion of Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee, had his chance as U.S. Show More Summary

Tiger, Rory and Charles Barkley star in Nike's 'Why Change?' commercial

A pre-sabbatical Tiger Woods joins Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson to pitch Nike’s new driver. Nike has made some sensational commercials over the years (see: Tiger Woods' iconic "bouncing golf ball," Tiger...Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia hits 'totally submerged' golf ball from pond and makes par

Sergio blasts a mud ball from a pond at the Honda Classic and finds a way to make par. Sergio Garcia has become one of the game's better escape artists, scrambling from some of the most precarious positions to limit the damage. After...Show More Summary

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