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Giant Rodents Called Capybaras Inhabit Olympic Golf Course in Rio

Giant rodents known as Capybaras are one of the obstacles golfers may face at the 2016 Rio Olympics. They capybaras can reach 150 pounds in weight but they are not considered dangerous. Read more... August 12, 2016

Giant Alligator Spotted at Buffalo Creek Golf Club

Video footage of a giant alligator at the Buffalo Creek Golf Club has viraled around the Internet. The alligator was reported 15-feet long. Read more... June 1, 2016

Golf Robot Named LDRIC Hits a Hole-in-One

A golf robot named LDRIC hit a hole-in-one on a Par-3 hole. The hole is the 16th hole at the TPC Scottsdale course in Arizona. Read more... February 6, 2016

Golfers Can Surf With Their Clubs on the GolfBoard

Golfers can carry their clubs on a new motorized scooter that resembles a surfboard called the GolfBoard. The GolfBoard has a place for a golfer's clubs on the front. Read more... June 1, 2015

Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Launches Ice Cream

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has partnered with the Schwan Food Company for a line of ice cream. The ice cream is called Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream. The packaging has his face on it. It also has The Golden Bear logo. Read more... February 26, 2015

Michael Jordan Criticizes President Obama's Golf Game

Michael Jordan was an insanely awesome basketball player. He is also known for having a very good golf game. The competitive athlete is not impressive with President Obama's golfing skills. He told Ahmad Rashad in an interview that the President is a "hack." Read more... November 6, 2014

Bubba Watson Wins Masters for the Second Time

Bubba Watson, 35, has won the Masters for the second time in his career. He also won the Masters in 2012. Watson finished 8 under and three strokes ahead of Jonas Blixt and Jordan Spieth. You can view the final leaderboard here on Watson had two consecutive birdies while Spieth had two bogeys which helped Watson claim the win. Spieth could have been the youngest player to win since 1931 if he had won. Read more... April 13, 2014

Tiger Woods to Miss Masters Tournament Following Back Surgery

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters Tournament for the first time in his career this year because he is recovering from back surgery. Tiger says he had a successful microdiscectomy for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him over the past few months. Recovery from the surgery requires several weeks of rest. Read more... April 1, 2014

Jack Nicklaus Launches Golf Ball Line

Jack Nicklaus is introducing his own line of golf balls. The collection features three golf balls: Nicklaus Black, Nicklaus Blue, and Nicklaus White. The balls were designed to accommodate three skill levels of player. The golf balls are initially being sold at They will also be sold in the shops at 200 Nicklaus Design courses. A percentage from every golf ball sold in the shops will be donated to the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation. Read more... October 9, 2013

Tiger Woods Named PGA Player of the Year

Tiger Woods has been named PGA Player of the Year. This is his 11th time being voted PGA Player of the Year. His wins this year include two World Golf Championships and The Players Championship, but no majors. Tiger's PGA Tour performance stats for 2013 can be found here. Tiger also continues to be one of the top earning athletes in all of sports. CBS Sports reports that he made $7,797 per hole this year. Read more... September 28, 2013

First Golf Club Begins Using Hovercraft Golf Cart

ABC News reports that the first two BW1 Hovercraft golf crafts have been purchased by Windy Knoll Golf Club, a golf club in Springfield, Ohio. The BW1, created by Neoteric Hovercraft, first debuted in a viral video with Bubba Watson and Oakley. The hovercraft golf carts cost $58,000. Engadget says they are powered by 65-hp twin-cylinder Hirth engines. They leave a much smaller footprint on a course than a regular golf cart and can travel over water. Read more... July 31, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Designs Luxury Golf Cart

Mercedes-Benz has designed a luxury golf cart. The golf cart is called the Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart. The New York Daily News reports that some of the features of the cart include a flexible solar panel, golf bag storage, umbrella storage, iPad/iPhone docking station, touch screen monitors and joystick controls. Read more... July 26, 2013

Mutual of Omaha Installs Giant Golfer Statue at Headquarters

Mutual of Omaha installed a giant 12-foot-tall likeness of golfer Fred Funk on the grounds of its headquarters complex. The statue illustrates Funk's win in the 2009 U.S. Senior Open. Funk is depicted on a putting green with a leader board in the background. The statue was designed by VEE Corp. of Minneapolis. Read more... July 7, 2013

Rory McIlroy Battles Golf Playing Robot

Rory McIlroy battles a golf playing robot is this amusing promotional video for the European Tour. The robot is described as a Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine. The robot seems to be as much about trash talking as it is about hitting the ball. Read more... June 28, 2013

Waitt Company Acquires Bobby Jones Brand

Waitt Company announced it has reached an agreement to acquire all operating assets of the Bobby Jones brand from W-Diamond Group Corporation. The Jones family and the W-Diamond Group Corporation have also agreed to provide Waitt Company a long-term license for the exclusive use of the Bobby Jones brand globally for apparel, golf equipment and related products and accessories. Read more... May 24, 2013
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