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OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi View More
Henrik Stenson takes a ride on a camel at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi

You may recall the publicity stunt in which Henrik Stenson was hoisted airborne while donning a red cape before last fall’s WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai – and the kerfuffle that ensued when Stenson cryptically suggested the photo shoot might have been to blame for a rib injury that prompted…

OFFBEAT: 61-Year-Old Grandfather Recruited to Play College Golf View More
Photos of Don Byers and family from the Bellevue University website.

OFFBEAT: 61-Year-Old Grandfather Recruited to Play College Golf

Who says you can’t go back in time? Don Byers, 61, will play collegiate golf this spring for Bellevue University just outside of Omaha, Neb. Some of his teammates will be more than four decades younger than him. ESPN.com’s Jason Sobel wrote the story earlier this week, describing the incredible…

Quick Take: Michigan Golf Course May Go to Pot View More
A proposal to turn a golf course into a medical marijuana facility is clearing hurdles in Michigan.

Quick Take: Michigan Golf Course May Go to Pot

Golf might provide a state of euphoria to those who love the game, but in Michigan, one golf course could be broadening the state of bliss for those in pain. On Tuesday, owners of Southmoor Golf Club in Burton received approval of from the city’s planning commission for a zoning…

NEWS: McIlroy Is Movin’ On Up In Florida View More
Photos of the home Rory McIlroy reportedly purchased from Ernie Els at The Bear's Club in Jupiter, Fla.

NEWS: McIlroy Is Movin’ On Up In Florida

Rory McIlroy is selling his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for $12.9 million after purchasing the former home of Ernie Els within The Bear’s Club community in nearby Jupiter, according to multiple reports.   McIlroy’s new home is roughly 17,000 square feet and features a pool, tennis courts and…