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From the Fringe: #TOURplayerbandnames – A Little Fun with Player Names

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 02:20 Thursday, 13 November 2014 02:16

altThe Twitter-sphere had a little fun combining the names of their favorite PGA TOUR players and bands. The trend #TOURplayerbandnames got more than 1,000 responses like "Noh Doubt," "Fleetwood G-Mac" and "Justin Leonard Skynrd." We pasted some of our favorite submissions below. Add yours in the comments below or on Twitter (make sure to include #TOURplayerbandnames). Enjoy!



From the Fringe: University Research Shows Listening to Jazz Improves Putting Accuracy

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 01:55 Thursday, 13 November 2014 01:46

altListening to jazz music while putting can boost your performance on the putting green, according to new university research.

While any kind of music improves performance compared to listening to no music at all, jazz is the most effective musical genre for improving putting, according to a study, which was recently published in the Journal of Athletic Enhancement..



From the Fringe: Veterans Day – PGA TOUR Salutes All Who’ve Served

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 22:29 Tuesday, 11 November 2014 22:19

altOn this Veterans Day, the PGA TOUR would like to salute all who have served in the United States military. Below are videos of the TOUR and its players serving those who have served. You can also honor the troops by donating to Birdies for the Brave, the PGA TOUR's military outreach initiative. Click here to give.



From the Fringe: Phil Mickelson’s House is on the Market... Again

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 November 2014 19:05 Thursday, 06 November 2014 18:59


Dave Kaplan/Golf Canada

Phil Mickelson has re-listed his Rancho Santa Fe estate for a sixth time.

The Mickelsons are purportedly asking for $6 million for the five bedroom, 9,000+ square foot mansion.

Built in 1999 and originally purchased by the two-time Masters champion in 2001, the manor was originally put on the market in 2008 when the Mickelsons reportedly moved to a larger house in the area.



From the Fringe: PGA of Ontario Set to Host 2014 Golf Industry Expo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:13 Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:09

2014 Golf Industry ExpoDave Kaplan/Golf Canada

The 2014 Golf Industry Expo is giving a free night of accommodation away to the first 100 unique facilities that register and buy a product at this year's event.

This year's Expo, which is selling out quickly, will be held between November 5-7 at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort and Conference Centre.



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