(Stephan J. Cox)

Delta Breaks Golf Club Of Pro Sponsored By Southwest

In what we assume is a mere coincidence and not an instance of corporate hooliganism, someone at Delta Air Lines managed to snap the head off the golf club of a golf pro whose clubs happened to be in a bag branded by Southwest Airlines. [More]

(Stephen Baack)

If You Buy A House Next To A Golf Course, Don’t Be Surprised When Your Lawn Is Littered With Balls

There are some real estate surprises that are actual shocks — oh, look, someone covered up some nice built-in shelves! — but then there are things that shouldn’t be seen as out of the ordinary. A couple in Montana bought a home nestled along the 18th hole of a golf course and subsequently sued the golf club and the county because they were annoyed at golf balls landing in their yard. Again, they bought a home basically on a golf course where there will no doubt be golf balls flying everywhere[More]

Save Big On Golf By Hitting Up Hellish Cities In The Summer

Save Big On Golf By Hitting Up Hellish Cities In The Summer

If you’re into golf and happen to live in a warm climate, you know summer is the part of the year you’ll find the best deals. Tourism dies down and locals prefer to shield themselves from the heat, so courses lower fees in order to minimize lost revenue. In many cases, prestigious courses become so cheap that it can be cost effective to go out of your way to travel to warm cities to tee it up. [More]

Drunk Golf Fan Gets Taser Treatment For Heckling Tiger Woods

Drunk Golf Fan Gets Taser Treatment For Heckling Tiger Woods

Hey, drunkie! You mess with Tiger Woods and you’re going to get Tasered: A drunken golf fan got the shock treatment from cops yesterday during the 11th hole of The Players Championship after he wouldn’t stop heckling Woods from the crowd, the New York Daily News reports. [More]

VIDEO: Tiger Woods' Creepy New Nike Ad

VIDEO: Tiger Woods' Creepy New Nike Ad

In case you have been comatose since Thanksgiving, Tiger Woods has been in the news a lot because the Masters will be broadcast in 3D or something. In advance of that golf tournament, Tiger Woods has returned to the world of being a human billboard with this new ad from Nike, which resurrects the golfer’s dead dad. [More]

Cable Providers Rushing To Broadcast Tiger's Return To Golf In 3D

Cable Providers Rushing To Broadcast Tiger's Return To Golf In 3D

It would be so easy to make jokes about Tiger Woods’ club and balls being seen in 3D. But it’s not gonna happen. Regardless, in spite of the fact that about 4.2 people have purchased 3D TVs — and that golf is probably the least interesting sport to televise, let alone in 3D, cable companies are lining up to broadcast the Masters golf tournament in its three-dimensional glory. [More]

AT&T Drops Tiger Woods

AT&T Drops Tiger Woods

AT&T ended its sponsorship of Tiger Woods today. As a driving force for the ditch, company sources cited “increased fraudulent activity” inside his pants. [BBC] [More]

U.S. Open Backtracks After Telling 42,500 People They'll Get No Refund For Spending A Day In The Rain

U.S. Open Backtracks After Telling 42,500 People They'll Get No Refund For Spending A Day In The Rain

The U.S. Golf Association initially told 42,500 U.S. Open ticketholders who spent most of Thursday standing in the rain that they would be unable to refund or exchange their tickets. Then New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo stepped in and convinced the USGA to make the washed-out tickets valid for entry on Monday. Tomorrow’s forecast: rain.

Man Wins $25k But Never Receives The Money

Man Wins $25k But Never Receives The Money

Back in January, Herbert Hawks made a hole-in-one on a golf simulator at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, and he won $25,000. (You can watch the winning shot here.) WBAL TV reports that as of late July he has yet to see the prize money, and every person or company the TV station has contacted passes the blame on to someone else. At the bottom of the list is Golf Marketing Worldwide, a company that insures hole-in-one contests and has a history of not paying out on contests and/or doing business in states where the company doesn’t have a license.

Why Does The Masters Tournament Need Your SSN In Order To Sell You Tickets?

Why Does The Masters Tournament Need Your SSN In Order To Sell You Tickets?

Reader Robert writes:

I guess I will never get tickets to the Masters, because I am not sending them my SSN.

How To Save On The Golf Course

Golf doesn’t have to be the expensive, effete, sport of the affluent ruling class that popular culture has made it out to be. Not if you follow five simple tips from No Credit Needed:

Death by Golf?

I’ve always thought those Segway things were: a) ridden by douchebags, b) dangerous looking.

Not a Good Look, Ralph

Not a Good Look, Ralph

While he was “paging through the racist, misogynist, elitist, blubbery white businessman’s Bible–Golf Digest,” Mark Duffy, “happened upon this ad for Polo golfwear. Nice look, Chip.”