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John Daly’s recommendation on Twitter: don’t try this at home

John Daly didn’t play in the Masters last week, but he definitely hit one of the shots of the week. Daly posted a video on social media showing him placing a tee in a woman’s […]

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KFWB’s Ted Sobel talks about the Masters

Golf’s first major tournament of 2014, the Masters, tees off tomorrow morning at Augusta National Golf Club — without the world’s top-ranked player in the field. Tiger Woods will not be making a run for […]

04/09/2014

Spectators walk off the course after play was suspended because of severe weather during the first day of practice for the Masters golf tournament Monday, April 7, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Rains washes out 1st day at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one Monday. Augusta National was open for only two hours because of storms, still enough time for a […]

04/07/2014

FILE - In this March 24, 2014, file photo, Tiger Woods looks down during a news conference at the Newseum in Washington, Monday, March 24, 2014. Woods will miss the Masters for the first time in his career after having surgery on his back. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday, March 31, in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters

Tiger Woods had surgery on his ailing back and said Tuesday he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah […]

04/01/2014

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Tiger Woods will skip the Masters after back surgery

Tiger Woods is skipping The Masters after undergoing back surgery. The world’s top ranked golfer has been fighting a bad back for the past year, an injury that has forced him to withdraw or miss several […]

04/01/2014

FILE - In this June 20, 2002, file photo, golfer Jack Fleck talks about his career during an interview at Belvedere Country Club in Hot Springs, Ark. Fleck, who won the 1955 U.S. Open in a playoff with Ben Hogan, died Friday, March 21, 2014. He was 92. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Jack Fleck, winner of 1955 US Open, dies at 92

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Jack Fleck, who produced one of golf’s greatest upsets by beating Ben Hogan in a playoff to win the 1955 U.S. Open, died Friday. He was 92. He had been […]

03/21/2014

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Titanium golf clubs can cause fires

It’s great to be on a hot streak if you’re a golfer, but you don’t want your clubs to cause fires. Unfortunately, that seems to be happening. Phil and Penny discussed some new research out of […]

03/20/2014

Tiger Woods hits from the rough off the seventh fairway during the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Woods pulls out of Bay Hill because of back pain

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Tuesday because of persistent pain in his back, creating even more uncertainty for golf’s No. 1 player with the Masters only three […]

03/18/2014

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Model sues Playboy over tee-off

A woman is suing Playboy Enterprises and a co-host of The Playboy Morning Show, saying she was hurt when he allegedly struck her in the buttocks with a golf club at an Industry golf course. […]

03/14/2014

Tiger Woods tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Honda Classic golf tournament on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Woods withdraws in final round of Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Honda Classic after playing 13 holes in the final round. There was no immediate explanation why Woods stopped playing Sunday. He was well […]

03/02/2014

This Sept. 24, 2013, file photo shows Oracle CEO Larry Ellison gesturing after Oracle Team USA won the 18th America's Cup sailing race in San Francisco. President Barack Obama is golfing Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, on the private California golf course owned by supporter Ellison, the billionaire co-founder of the Oracle software company. His 249-acre desert property in Rancho Mirage came with a 19-hole private golf course. The extra hole is available for playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Obama tees off on Oracle founder’s private course

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama played golf Sunday on a private California course owned by supporter Larry Ellison, the billionaire co-founder of the Oracle software company. Ellison ranks third on Forbes’ annual […]

02/16/2014

Steve John, CEO of the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and tournament director of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, poses beneath photographs of Clint Eastwood, left, and Bing Crosby, right, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Clint Eastwood saves golf director from choking

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Clint Eastwood added another starring role at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am — life saver. Eastwood attended a volunteer party on the eve of the PGA Tour event when […]

02/07/2014

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