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Rickie Fowler and Team USA open Olympics golf event with an ugly round 1

Matt Kuchar is now Team USA’s best chance to take home a medal from the 2016 Olympic games. Before the Olympic golf competition kicked off on Thursday, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson were listed by the oddsmakers (both 12/1, according to Golfodds.com) to finish just shy of winning a golf medal in Rio. Show More Summary

Jack Nicklaus backs off criticism of Rory McIlroy, other top Olympic golf no-shows

Jack Nicklaus was once critical of the top four male golfers skipping the Olympics but he has since had a change of heart, admitting that as a player, he "wasn’t into growing [the game of golf] either." When Jack Nicklaus was rolling...Show More Summary

Rio’s Olympic golf course is overrun by wild animals

The giant rodents roaming Rio's Olympic Golf Course are harmless. Repeat, harmless. You’ve heard all about the behemoth rodents stalking the fairways and waterways at the Rio Olympic golf course. here's a capybara just chilling in the...Show More Summary

The world's best golfers won't be in Rio, so golf may go the way of Olympic soccer

Olympic golf could wind up launching a new star, or it could be completely overlooked. When golf returns to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years on Thursday, the majority of the world's elite players won't return with it. The...Show More Summary

Bubba Watson says he'll lay up on Olympics 18th hole to take home a bronze medal

What!? Did you hear the one about Bubba Watson claiming he would lay up rather than go for the green in two on the 571-yard, par-5 18th hole if the Olympics bronze medal were at stake? No, really. One of the biggest bombers on the PGA...Show More Summary

Will someone please tell Matt Kuchar about Olympic golf playoffs?

Matt Kuchar learned just last week that the format for the Rio Olympics will be the same old 72 holes of individual stroke play he grinds out almost every week on the PGA Tour. Kooch, however, may not be the only golfer — male or female...Show More Summary

Emiliano Grillo says he may miss Olympics golf event after airline loses his clubs

Find Grillo's clubs! Emiliano Grillo is one of the top young stars on the PGA Tour. The Argentinian is from that heralded 2011 high school class that has already put up a handful of Tour wins and includes Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas, among others. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed synchronize their Olympic golf games at Travelers

It’s a good thing Bubba Watson and Patrick Reed enjoy each other’s company so much because they get to spend a whole lot more time together in Rio after playing four rounds at the Travelers. If Bubba Watson and Patrick Reed were notShow More Summary

Jim Furyk shoots first round of 58 in PGA Tour history

A flaming hot start to Furyk's video-game round helped him shatter the record of 59 he tied three years ago at the BMW Championship. Jim Furyk had already reached the hallowed number once. His 59 at the 2013 BMW Championship made him...Show More Summary

Travelers Championship 2016 live stream: How to watch online, TV coverage schedule

How to watch the Olympics appetizer from Hartford. While the Olympics have started for everyone else, the golf world is still focused on Hartford and the annual Travelers Championship. The men's golf competition in Rio does not start until Thursday, running on the normal Tour schedule of a four-day stroke play event from Thursday through Sunday. Show More Summary

Nike’s exit from golf gear may be good news for Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have been the iconic faces of Nike Golf and as the two formerly top-ranked players decide which clubs to put in their bags, the change may benefit both No. 4 and No. 647. Nike’s decision to ditch its golf...Show More Summary

Golfer immediately offers handshake after getting rocked in a fight he started

Went out to my favorite course with Kevin on my last day in CO and witnessed some absolutely ridiculous #fightclub on the 18th hole after someone hit right into the group on the green. Who says white ppl don't brawl? #golffight #denver...Show More Summary

Matt Kuchar, Olympic golfer, had no idea Olympic golf was an individual competition

Golf’s return to the Olympics continues to be a rollicking trash fire. If you didn’t think the Olympic men’s golf competition set to get underway next week in Rio couldn’t become any more of a hilarious, rollicking trash fire -- well,...Show More Summary

2016 Ryder Cup points standings: Team USA roster takes shape after the PGA

PGA Championship winner Jimmy Walker likely locked in his Ryder Cup return, but could his 2014 partner Rickie Fowler be heading to Rio on shaky ground? While part of the golf world turns its eye to the Olympics next week, the majority...Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler will be the only USA golfer to walk in Olympics opening ceremonies

Rickie Fowler is psyched for the Olympics, but he would much rather win a major title than a gold medal. NORTON, Mass. — Rickie Fowler, the only member of the U.S. men’s Olympic golf team who will take part in Friday’s opening ceremonies,...Show More Summary

What we learned from a dramatic finish at the PGA Championship

Jason Day can hit shots most pros dream about. Jimmy Walker is beloved by his coach and colleagues. And the PGA makes an incredibly tough call that works out perfectly. The PGA Championship was uneven all weekend thanks to some horrendous weather that left Baltusrol drenched. Show More Summary

Lydia Ko in danger of missing cut at Women’s British Open

After finishing 36 holes at even-par and facing elimination from the Women’s British Open, Lydia Ko gets some relief as the cut line moves to 1-over. While some of the big names on the men’s circuit need huge second rounds to eke out weekend tee times at the PGA Championship, world No. Show More Summary

PGA Championship 2016 picks and predictions: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy get one more major shot

The last major of the 2016 season is somehow upon us, and the game's top talents -- Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day -- get one more crack. Nooooooo, it's the last major of the season. How is the PGA Championship here already? This...Show More Summary

PGA Championship field 2016: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth lead qualifiers at Baltsurol

Henrik Stenson won The Open just nine days ago! But we're back for the season's final major, which has the strongest field of them all. The PGA Championship has its detractors and those who like to poke that it's the fourth major. That...Show More Summary

PGA of America waffles on North Carolina boycott over anti-LGBT law

The PGA of America threatens to move future events out of North Carolina because of its opposition to North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law, but stops short of pulling next year’s PGA Championship out of the Tar Heel State. The PGA of America,...Show More Summary

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