Newsworthy9: Hitting the Links

In case you were too busy retweeting Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar selfie, here are a few of our favorite stories from the past week:

Iconic Movie Shots Not So Easy to Recreate – Some of our favorite golf moments can be seen in movies like Caddyshack and Tin Cup. But if you wanted to try and recreate them, it might be harder than you think.


Michelle Obama Teams with SNAG Golf to Get Kids Healthy – The First Lady is all about fitness and she isn’t afraid to use golf to help kids get moving.

Big-Name Golfers Among Highest Paid Retired Athletes – Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player may not be on tour any longer, but they’re still bringing in the green by the truckload.

Pro Golfers, Athletes Rally to Support Teen with Rare Illness – Tiger Woods, J.J. Henry and a slew of other famous athletes joined together for this amazing inspirational story.

Tiger Woods, J.J. Henry and Briggs Berry

Danica Patrick Is Really Catching On To This Golf Thing – The NASCAR bombshell has found a new way to pass the time during off-days… on the golf course.

Cheyenne Woods Renews Back9Network Ambassador Contract – Tiger Woods’ niece is making a name for herself on the professional golf circuit, and we couldn’t be happier to have her as part of our family.

The Academy Awards for Golf Movies – Hollywood’s biggest night was Sunday, but we think these movies always bring home the gold.

The Academy Awards for Golf Movies

Paula Creamer Wins in Dramatic Fashion – Talk about rising to the occasion! You’ve got to see this 75-foot putt Creamer made to win over the weekend.

Golf Legends to take on Par-3 Course – Speaking of the Golden Bear and Arnie’s Army, some of golf’s legendary names will be competing in a one-of-a-kind par-3 tournament later this spring.

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