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QUICK TAKE: Woods Favors Shorts On Tour View More
Tiger Woods at the 2005 Tavistock Cup (Photo credit: A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Favors Shorts On Tour

Given the option, Tiger Woods would like to wear shorts during hot-weather tournaments. Answering a question Thursday on a Facebook Live event with Bridgestone, whose golf balls he plays, Woods threw his support behind the idea. It’s not under consideration at the moment – the PGA Tour requires players to…

NEWS: Fire Damages Clubhouse At National Golf Links Of America View More
A fire at the National Golf Links clubhouse left extensive damage, but no serious injuries. (PHOTO: The Southampton Press/27east.com)

NEWS: Fire Damages Clubhouse At National Golf Links Of America

The iconic clubhouse at National Golf Links of America caught fire on Wednesday. Located in Southampton, N.Y., in a golf-heavy section of the Hamptons on Long Island, the clubhouse opened in 1911 and houses many historical documents. The fire, which was reported just after 11:30 a.m., appeared to start on…

NEWS: Defending Champ Garcia Drowns Five Shots, Makes A 13 View More
Sergio Garcia stands with his caddie Glen Murray on the 15th green where he posted a 13 in the Masters first round. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

NEWS: Defending Champ Garcia Drowns Five Shots, Makes A 13

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – A year after achieving his greatest triumph by winning the Masters, Sergio Garcia partook in a helping of humble pie at Augusta National. During Thursday’s first round, the 38-year-old Spaniard made a 13 on the par-5 15th hole, hitting five shots that spun back into the pond…

OFFBEAT: Man Barricaded Inside Clubhouse Reportedly Causes Police Standoff View More
A team of police officers entered and brought out a man in handcuffs late Monday afternoon after an eight-hour standoff at the Conway Country Club. (Photo: Jason Lee, The Sun News)

OFFBEAT: Man Barricaded Inside Clubhouse Reportedly Causes Police Standoff

We’ve seen a ton of bizarre golf crime stories in the past few years, including thefts caught on video, golf course vandalism and physical altercations resulting in injury. But rarely will you see something like this. Last Sunday night, a few days after being voted off the board of directors…