A fan at the Ryder Cup won a spot in the Heckler’s Hall of Fame by nailing a putt Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan could not during a practice round Thursday.
A video shows the heckler making jokes as he practices his putt before hitting the ball.
The crowd erupts with cheers and applause as the ball goes in the hole and the heckler pumps his fists in the air.
This is enough to get even Allen Iverson excited about practice.
Whatever he does with that $100, it probably won’t be spent on a drink anywhere golfers hang out.
Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest golfers who ever lived, passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday night.
The sports world, stunned by his passing, expressed its sadness with heartfelt messages on social media.
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Tiger Woods has named the tournament where he hopes to begin a comeback.
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The former No. 1 golfer in the world hasn't played a PGA tournament in over a year.
But he wrote Wednesday that his goal is to play in the Safeway Open in mid-October, which marks the beginning of the next PGA season.
He also said he aims to play in a tournament in November and another in December.
The world's biggest sports competition is going to be without one of golf's biggest names.
Rory McIlroy, ranked No. 4 in the overall world standings, has decided not to compete in the Olympic Games because of concerns over the Zika virus.
McIlroy said in a statement, "Even though the risk of infection from the Zika virus is considered low, it is a risk nonetheless and a risk I am unwilling to take."
No one can win a golf tournament on the first hole, but World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els showed everyone how to put yourself in an almost impossible position after only one hole, taking seven putts for a 10 on Thursday in the first round of the 80th Masters.
All but one putt was within 2 feet. One from 11 inches resulted in a miss that left him 4 feet for his next. He also had a one-handed swat that missed.
There have been four players in tourney history who have scored an “8” on the first hole, one that played among the top three most difficult holes of the day through 3 p.m., including Olin Browne and Scott Simpson in 1998, Billy Casper in 2001 and Jeev Milka Singh in 2007.
Els’ 10 isn’t close to the worst Masters hole score in competition. Tom Weiskopf once made “13” at the par-3 12th in 1980 and Tommy Nakajima matched that at the par-5 13th in 1998.
In 74 previous Masters’ rounds on the first hole, Els had never scored worse than a double-bogey “6” once, while making seven birdies, 56 pars and 10 bogeys. And he previously had only one hole with worse than a double bogey in his 21 previous Masters.
Els has won 19 times on the PGA Tour and four majors, two British Opens and two U.S. Opens.
Golfer Bubba Watson plans to paint over the Confederate flag on the roof of his vintage General Lee, ESPN reports.
Watson, a University of Georgia grad and Masters Champion, owns one of the original cars from the 1970s television show the "Dukes of Hazzard."
Watson tweeted Thursday night, "All men are created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee."
Watson's removal of the flag comes after TV Land decided to pull re-runs of the "Dukes of Hazzard" from its network.
Controversy surrounding the Confederate flag came after the deadly shooting of nine people at a church in North Carolina.
The suspect in the shooting was photographed several times with the flag before the massacre.
For more stories on the Confederate flag debate, visit the AJC special section.
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