It Was Birdies and Alligators Galore During the First Round of The Zurich Classic

During Thursday’s opening round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana in New Orelans, players were blitzing the course with red numbers as a ghastly 106 out of 156 players in the field finished at par or better (Ricky Barnes leads at -8, aka Barky Raines).  So, as part of the course’s last attempt at some opening round defense, Pete Dye and company sent alligators out on a chase to defend their turf.

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USGA Receives Nearly 10,000 Entries For 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, An All-Time Record

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today that it received nearly 10,000 entries for this year’s U.S. Open (9,860 total to be exact), an all-time record.  This year’s tourney will be held June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA.  The previous all-time record for entries was 9,086 (a dyslexic 9,860) for the ’09 Open at Bethpage Black.

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Gareth Maybin Golf Trick Shot Video- The Unheralded Northern Irishman Shows Off His Talents

We’ve all seen it- golf shot trickery has been around for decades.  Anything from the Tiger Woods commercial where he’s casually bouncing the ball on his wedge, through his legs, behind his back (the recent re-make with a different cast sucks by the way) then all the way to those dudes that hit the ball with rope-shafted clubs or hit balls from a tee stuck in someone’s mouth, and everything in between. This recent trick-ified one from Gareth Maybin is definitely one of the best that I’ve ever seen.

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Feherty Show On Golf Channel “Out of Bounds” Clips With Curtis Strange

Check out the below “Out of Bounds” Clips from David Feherty’s interview with golf commentator and Hall of Famer Curtis Strange.

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Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

Following an impressive performance at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town by Graeme McDowell in what was surprisingly only his second PGA Tour victory, the PGA Tour heads to the bayou for this week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans at TPC Louisiana.

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