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From The Fringe: Texas Golfer Almost Dies In Altercation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 February 2012 07:19 Wednesday, 08 February 2012 06:12

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 According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram a golfer was stabbed with the broken shaft of a golf club and almost bled out...

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From The Fringe: Is Graeme McDowell's Game On The Rebound?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 22:37 Tuesday, 31 January 2012 22:26

Graeme McDowell's Luck Of The Irish

 

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In Sunday's final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Graeme McDowell hit two memorable shots.
 
His first was a beautiful hole-in-one on the par 3 12th hole. However, his next shot on 18 wasn't quite as glamorous.

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From The Fringe: Ben Crane Is At It Again - Lost Love (Gymnastics)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 22:19 Tuesday, 31 January 2012 21:43

 

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We're all becoming very familiar with the PGA Tour's Ben Crane and his video releases aimed at clarifying just who he really is as opposed to the image of the slow-playing slug that was more commonly portrayed to the public.

Well, there's no doubt he's opened a lot of people's eyes and at the same time tickled a few funny bones as he's demonstrated a terrific sense of humour while mostly poking fun at his own reputation.

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From The Fringe: New Form Of Quicker Golf Being Tested In England

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 23:20

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The England Golf Partnership (EGP) has completed testing of a new, quicker, target style golf game which can be completed in 60 minutes at clubs, driving ranges and on golf club practice grounds.

The competitive, target format has been designed to generate weekly game nights for teams whose scores will be recorded on a national leaderboard in England.
 
More details on the idea will be unveiled at a later date.

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From The Fringe: Now THAT'S A Water Hazard - Shark Infested Lake On Aussie Golf Course

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 October 2011 19:22 Sunday, 16 October 2011 18:09

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 Most golf fans have heard of 'The Shark' - aka Greg Norman - and are aware that he stalked the fairways as the world's number one ranked golfer back in the 1980's and early '90's.

Norman of course is from Australia, a land known for its proliference of Great White Sharks that hunt for food in the turquoise waters surrounding the coastline.

So now we have real live sharks patrolling a water hazard by the 14th tee at the Carbrook Golf Club, Brisbane, Australia.

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