The 9: Big Start For Bae, Norman May Not Play Again & More

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 1. Sang-Moon Bae Wins Frys.Com Open & Billy Hurley Slam Dunks Hole-in-One

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The 2014-2105 PGA Tour season is officially underway — believe it or not. Sang-Moon Bae won the season’s first event Sunday at Silverado in Napa, Calif. by two shots over Steven Bowditch. Read More

2. Alexander Levy Wins Weather-Shortened Portugal Masters

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The European Tour’s Portugal Masters was cut down to 36 holes due to inclement weather in the forecast, but that didn’t stop Alexander Levy from shooting 63 and 61 to win the tournament. Read More

3. Greg Norman Unsure If He’ll Be Able To Play Golf Again

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A month removed from a chainsaw accident, Greg Norman is unsure if he’ll ever be able to play golf again, saying that his left hand is “still numb.” Read More

4. Tiger Woods Inducts Notah Begay III Into Stanford Hall Of Fame, Visits ‘Black Hole’

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Tiger Woods wasn’t among the golfers at the season-opening Frys.com Open this weekend as he continues to rehab the injured back that cut his 2013-2014 season short. But rehab shouldn’t always be hard work. On Sunday, Tiger took in the San Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders game and spent some time with “The Black Hole.” Read More

5. President Obama Plays 200th Round Of Golf While In Office

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According to Mark Knoller of CBS News, President Barack Obama has played 200 rounds of golf as President of the United States. Read More

6. High School Senior Shoots 8-Under Par 28

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LSU commit Luis Gagne shot an incredible 8-under par 28 in his high school match on Thursday, and his putt for 27 lipped out on the final hole. Read More

7. Goose Attacks Drone Flying Over Golf Course

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Drones with GoPros have become popular among golfers, but apparently geese aren’t too fond of them invading their space. This goose took action and downed the hovering drone with authority. Read More

8. Rare Playboy Golf Clubs Appear On eBay

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A rare set of Playboy golf clubs showed up on eBay (of course), with the starting bid at $1,999. It’s reportedly one of two sets ever made, and the story behind the clubs is pretty cool. Read More

9. Charge Your Smartphone While You Walk 18 Holes With ‘Ampy’

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If you often find yourself with a dead phone on the course, there’s a solution: it’s called “Ampy.” This device will charge your phone while you walk, so you’ll never be left with a useless phone after nine holes again. Read More

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