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Billy Hurley’s first Masters is a new chapter in a life that’s already seen everything

From the Persian Gulf to his father’s disapperance, there won’t be a better story in the Masters field than the former Naval officer when the tournament gets underway on Thursday. Really, it’s hard to talk to Billy Hurley about golf. It’s not because he’s hard to talk to, or a tough interview, or anything of the like. Show More Summary

Armchair whistleblowers could affect play at the Masters

Augusta officials will continue to field rules input from TV viewers until governing bodies ban such outside interference. The Lexi Thompson rules controversy continues to reverberate throughout the world of golf, and with the epicenter of that universe in Augusta, Ga. Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration playoff after viewer tip costs her 4 shots

‘It just doesn’t feel like the right winner has been crowned here,’ says Golf Channel’s Mike Tirico after Lexi Thompson incurs late 4-shot penalty thanks to the eagle eyes of a TV viewer. Lexi Thompson gave it her all, but the hard-luck...Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson incurs preposterously stupid 4-stroke penalty at the ANA Inspiration

The rules of golf often make no damn sense and this is one of the most egregious and extreme rulings we’ve seen and it comes at the first major championship of the year. “Is this a joke?” The rules of golf are in the process of getting...Show More Summary

Johnny Miller learns not to ‘mess with’ Rickie Fowler’s ‘rabid’ fans

‘How do you like that, Johnny Miller?’ a Rickie Fowler fan teases NBC’s opinionated commentator. Johnny Miller, who criticized Rickie Fowler for his somewhat shaggy finish to his Honda Classic win in February, learned on Sunday thatShow More Summary

Shell Houston Open 2017 results: Russell Henley claims final Masters spot with comeback win

The Macon native & Georgia alum set himself up for a homecoming at Augusta by running down Sung Kang on Sunday in Houston. The field is officially set for the 2017 Masters. And, fittingly enough, it’s one of the host state’s own securing...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods only began practicing for the Masters on Tuesday, says Tim Rosaforte

Woods began ramping up for the Masters on Tuesday, which did not give him enough time to get his game and back in shape for Augusta. Tiger Woods, for those wondering what the 14-time major champion meant by being “not tournament ready”...Show More Summary

Lexi Thompson holds 1-shot lead over Michelle Wie at weather-delayed ANA Inspiration

Somebody get Michelle Wie some coffee! Stat! Lexi Thompson closed out her weather-delayed second round with a 5-under 67 to overtake Michelle Wie for the 36-hole lead Saturday at the ANA Inspiration. Thompson finished birdie-birdie-par to take advantage of a rare dropped shot by Wie on her 17th hole (No. Show More Summary

Jason Day uncertain for the Masters after mother’s cancer surgery

A favorite and annual contender at Augusta is not 100 percent certain he’ll play next week. Jason Day may wait until game time to determine if he will play the Masters, his decision resting on how his mother does after undergoing surgery...Show More Summary

Masters field 2017: Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods (for now) top list of Augusta qualifiers

The most exclusive major championship field in golf is currently at 94 players, and that includes Tiger Woods. The Masters field stands at 94 players with just one week to go until the "tradition unlike any other." Unlike the other three majors, the green jackets at Augusta take pains to ensure their field does not enter triple digits. Show More Summary

The 26 times Donald Trump tweeted about Barack Obama playing golf too much

Trump adores golf, but used to argue presidents shouldn’t spend much time playing it. Donald Trump has tweeted about golf at least 460 times since creating his Twitter account in 2009. He’s promoted the courses he owns, praised the game...Show More Summary

Giant gator eats golf ball after being hit in the head

Golf course gators, a Florida tradition like no other. Seeing an alligator in a water hazard isn’t anything new, but few actually eat the golf ball like this one did. Alligator in Rotonda West, Florida eats golf ball that golfer accidentally hit him with. Show More Summary

2017 Masters odds: Dustin Johnson is your new favorite at Augusta National

Three wins in his last three starts coming into Augusta. It’s hard to bet against DJ right now. It’s hard to bet against the world’s best player when he’s clicking like this. After another dominating performance in Austin, the world’s best player is your current favorite when the world’s eyes turn to Augusta for the Masters next week. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth, Tom Brady play Augusta National a week before the Masters

The greatest quarterback of all time gets a tee time at Augusta with one of the Masters favorites next week. We’re seven days away from Masters week, where Jordan Spieth will undergo repeated questioning about his misadventures at the par-3 12th hole last year. Show More Summary

2017 WGC Dell Match Play results: Dustin Johnson wins again and is on a Tiger-like streak

The big-hitting DJ should roll to the Masters as the favorite following his third straight win, his second straight WGC, and a restatement of his world No. 1 ranking. There is never going to be another Tiger Woods. Full stop. The “next...Show More Summary

WGC Dell Match Play 2017 purse: Winner’s payout is huge $1.66 million in prize money

The World Golf Championships are some of the richest cash games on any Tour in golf. And everyone, even last place, is guaranteed a nice check. It was just three weeks ago that I wrote the WGCs are maybe the sweetest deal in sports.Show More Summary

WGC Dell Match Play 2017: Tee times, TV channel, and live stream for Sunday

We’re in the final four in Austin, and two huge heavyweights of the game remain. We’re still waiting on half of the Final Four to be determined in the NCAA tournament, but we’re already there at the WGC Dell Match Play in Austin. The...Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy calls out Muirfield for ‘obscene’ membership policy barring women

Rory won’t be having tea with Muirfield members any time soon. Rory McIlroy is no fan of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers who, after 273 years and two votes, finally decided on Tuesday to dip their toes into the 21st century...Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler’s honoring Arnold Palmer with special edition custom high-top Pumas

Of all the tributes this week at Bay Hill, this one might be the best. This week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill has turned into something of a week-long tribute for one of golf’s legends, who passed away last year at the age...Show More Summary

A trick shot ends with a golf ball to the face

OW! I’ve never thought about standing right in front of my nonprofessional golf-playing friend while he hacks at a ball. But now I don’t have to: Not a lot of people trust me anymore A post shared by Brandon Frechette (@freche_golf) on Mar 7, 2017 at 3:26pm PST OK. Show More Summary

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