National: Regular Columns / From The Fringe
Last Updated on Monday, 10 September 2012 08:58 Monday, 10 September 2012 08:40
by John Miller, AP writer
BUHL, Idaho (AP) — For a golf ball waiting to be clubbed, physics are everything. Swing outside-in and the dimpled sphere slices into the rough.
Hit it too high and the ball is transformed into a turf-bound, worm-burning projectile.
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 September 2012 23:08 Sunday, 09 September 2012 22:11
RENO, Nev. — A man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting and wounding a golfer after an errant ball broke a window at his home.
Last Updated on Monday, 03 September 2012 10:54 Monday, 03 September 2012 10:35
There have been incidents over the years where top PGA Tour pros fall prey to stickhandling on the green in frustration, usually at the end of a poor round or when they've made one poor putt and just want to get the heck out of there.
John Daly probably has his own video library of such performances and there are certainly others - Hale Irwin's famous whiff among others.
However when 2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel hit his approach shot to inside 4 feet on the 18th hole during the 3rd round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston he was looking to make a birdie and stop the bleeding on a very poor back nine.
Last Updated on Sunday, 02 September 2012 22:40 Sunday, 02 September 2012 22:18
It started with a few golfers and a can of orange spray paint. Before long it sprouted into one of the most unique golf courses in Canada.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 August 2012 10:52 Tuesday, 28 August 2012 10:42
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