Golf pro plays (illegal) snooker shot from bunker for fun: video

Swedish tour pro Alexander Bjork had to get crafty to play his golf ball that found it’s way into an awkward position at the DunHill Links Championship last week.

We’re not exactly sure if Bjork’s ball did actually finish in this spot – just outside the “Hell Bunker” at the par-5 14th hole on the Old Course at St Andrews – but here is how he played it during the practice round for a laugh.

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Golf Month launches across Australia

Golf Month, Australia’s annual campaign encouraging Aussies to get involved in golf and golf-related activities during October officially tees off today.

Press release via Australian Golf Media

Throughout October, golf clubs and facilities around the country are opening their doors and playing host to hundreds of exciting and interactive activities, from ‘Bring a Friend’ and open days to ‘Glow in the Dark’ and ‘Twilight’ golf, there is something to get everyone swinging.

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Golf tipping website launched for PGA Tour season

Teepster is a new, free golf tipping website where you can compete against your friends on the PGA Tour.

This is a shameless plug. It’s something I’ve been working on for a long time but something I’m very excited to finally share.

After a number of years of frustration at developers (with one leaving and very little to show for it) I’ve finally created Teepster.

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VIDEO / “Celebrities” and “Golfers” congratulate Tiger Woods

In the latest from Conor Moore’s great impersonation videos, a bunch of golfers and celebrities including Ian Poulter, Donald Trump, Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia and Matthew McConaughey congratulate Tiger Woods on his TOUR championship victory.

 

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Tiger is back 👊🏼 Our @conor_sketches brings you reactions to @tigerwoods’ 80th win from @IanJamesPoulter, @thenotoriousmma & more ✨

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PHILOSOPHY / Marc Leishman gets asked one of the most difficult questions of all-time

As defending champ at this week’s BMW Championship, Marc Leishman fronted the media to talk about his chances this week. But he was asked the sort of question philosophers (and even Donald Rumsfeld) have been pondering for years.

Clearly something was a little lost in the translation of the question but Marc Leishman looked genuinely perplexed when asked “Do you know what you don’t know?”.

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Adelaide Oval set to transform into a 9-hole golf course

The iconic Adelaide Oval will play host to a sport of a different kind in late October as it transforms into a 9-hole golf course.

Now here is something we weren’t expecting. Golf is coming to Adelaide Oval.

From Monday, 29 October – Sunday, 4 November, the stadium will be transformed into a golfer’s paradise featuring a non-hole stadium golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole and a longest drive simulator.

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