The 9: Jason Dufner Returns, Ben Martin Photobombed By Bear & More

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1. Tiger Woods’ Rehab Continues As He Takes Full Swings


No, it’s not Christmas morning, but it’s close. Tiger Woods is back to taking full swings. According to USA Today, which spoke with Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg, Tiger is back on the range after his doctors cleared him for full swings as he recovers from back surgery. Read More

2. Jack Nicklaus Comes To Defense Of FSU’s Jameis Winston


Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been under fire off the field lately. On the bright side, however, a legend has his back. Jack Nicklaus, the grandfather of Seminoles tight end Nick O’Leary, spoke out about the autograph allegations against Winston, coming to the quarterback’s defense. Read More

3. Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison


Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Read More

4. Jason Dufner Set To Return Thursday At The Perth International

Jason Dufner Putted with 3-Wood After Giving Fan his Putter

After being away from golf for nearly three months due to a neck injury, Jason Dufner is set to return this week at the Perth International. Read More

5. Brandt Snedeker Live-Tweeted A Brutal Experience On A Plane


Brandt Snedeker took to Twitter on Monday to share his brutal experience aboard a United Airlines plane en route to Tokyo. Read More

6. Ben Martin Gets Photobombed By Creepy Shriners Bear


Ben Martin won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday to claim his first PGA Tour win, but his victory photos after the round were interfered with by the bear in the back. Read More

7. Maine Gets Its First FootGolf Course

Is FootGolf the Next Big Thing?

The state of Maine opened its first FootGolf course in Portland on Monday morning, with the first round being played by Mayor Michael Brennan and comedian Bob Marley.Read More

8. Surf’s Up: Bubba Watson Wakesurfs Like A Champ


For the most part, Bubba Watson makes golf look easy. But apparently, golf isn’t the only thing he’s good at. Watson’s not bad on a board either. He posted a photo and video of himself wakesurfing Sunday, and he’s pretty good at carving up waves. Read More

9. Pro Golfers Team Up For New Craft Beer Line


What do 
Keegan BradleyGraeme McDowell and Fredrik Jacobson have in common? They’re all brand new craft beer brewers, of course! The three PGA Tour stars have teamed up with the Florida-based brewer The Brew Pub to create GolfBeer BrewingRead More


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