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Jim Furyk Shoots PGA Tour’s First Ever 58

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As the leaders at the Travelers Championship were finishing thier breakfast Jim Furyk went out and made history.  Furyk broke the 59 barrier with a sensational 58 on the par 70 TPC River Highlands Course. Furyk’s 58 is the first ever shot during a PGA Tour event. This summer we watched golfers at The Open Championship and PGA threaten the major championship record 63 to no avail. But Furyk, playing well off the lead at the notoriously low scoring Travelers… Continue Reading

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Another Reason We Love Jordan Spieth

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Tim Finchem’s baby, The FedEx Cup Playoffs start tomorrow with The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in New Jersey. World number one Jordan Spieth leads the top 125 PGA Tour golfers (minus two) in the chase for the FedEx Cup and a bonus check of $10,000,000 to the winner. Spieth sits comfortably in first place of the points race but the format has changed this year with the tour hoping for a little less volatility in the final weeks. So… Continue Reading

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Robert Allenby Kidnapped in Honolulu

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Over the course of the long PGA Tour golf season we are bound to witness some strange and surprisingly events. But I can’t imagine anything more shocking that what happened on Friday night to PGA Tour veteran Robert Allenby. Allenby was kidnapped from a local Honolulu wine bar, beaten, robbed and left nearly unconscious in a park miles from where he was out with his friends. Allenby thought someone may have drugged him at the bar because his memory of… Continue Reading

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A Match Made In New Jersey: Lydia Ko & David Duval

by Jeff Skinner The business of golf is big business. And this weekend the business of golf is coming to Paramus, New Jersey. Kind of. In my in box yesterday was an e-mail announcing the grand opening of the new Golf Galaxy in nearby Paramus. Now, I and my buddies have taken the hour ride to Paramus a few times to peruse the merchandize down there. It’s kind of a little bit of a golfer’s heaven. There’s the Golf Galaxy… Continue Reading

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Scott Falters, Every Wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

by Jeff Skinner The game of golf can be a humbling game.  PGA Tour golf can be even more humbling.  That was obvious during the closing holes of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The reigning Masters Champ was humbled by his balky putter and winner Matt Every was humbled by the fact that he finally broke through for his first PGA Tour win.  The 30 year old Every benefitted from Scott’s poor round and hung on as Keegan Bradley’s last chance… Continue Reading

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Another Year…Another Win for Dustin Johnson

by Jeff Skinner All the confusion and griping about the new wrap-around PGA Tour season hasn’t changed the way Dustin Johnson plays golf.  In his first event in the 2013 PGA Tour season he won at the Tournament of Champions.  In the new 2013-14 PGA Tour season Johnson once again showed he likes to strike early with another win in his first start of the season. Johnson put the pedal to the metal over the back nine of the WGC-HSBC… Continue Reading

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Simpson Breaks Through, Couples Wins Another Players

by Jeff Skinner The Wyndham Championship: After two and a half seasons of excellent PGA Tour golf Webb Simpson found the right formula to finally claim his first win at The Wyndham Championship.  The North Carolina native feasted on a little home cooking and his three under 67 was good enough to pull away from Tommy Two Gloves Gainey (3rd) and keep some distance from the hard charging George McNeill (2nd) who shot a six under 64. Simpson had been… Continue Reading

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Golf Boys Getting Freaky

by Jeff Skinner Who says that PGA Tour golfers are a bunch of boring, white bread, lookalikes?  Take at look at the future of golf, the music video future of golf anyway.  Video guru Ben Crane teams up with Bubba Watson,  Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan for a hysterical music video that shows off some of the worst golf tans ever seen. It sure looked like they were having a good time.  But they should certainly keep their day jobs… Continue Reading

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