NUTMEG / Leishman hits golf ball through the legs of cameraman

Marc Leishman nutmegs a cameraman during his final round at the Dell Technologies championship.

Marc Leishman wanted to put a bit of pressure on Justin Thomas on the 18th hole at the Dell Technologies Championship and went for the green in two. Unfortunately things didn’t work out as expected and Leishman found himself in an awkward position up against some long reeds right of the green.

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Golfer uses umbrella as a sail for wind-powered golf buggy: video

As golf courses strive to become greener, this golfer has found an ingenious way of propelling his golf buggy with wind power.

The guys at Chatswood Golf Club in Sydney aren’t afraid to get a little goofy on their Instagram account. So it’s not surprising that as wind speeds got up to 90kph last Friday they decided to show off their new range of renewable energy golf buggies.

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Golfer’s mum wades into water to retrieve discarded putter: video

Players and golf fans were stunned as the mother of a player waded into the water to rescue his discarded putter.

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The mother of Chinese golfer Haotong Li was intent on retrieving her son’s putter after he had thrown it into the hazard during the opening round of the European Tour’s Open de France.

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OPINION / It’s getting ridiculous, roll back the golf ball

A couple of Australia’s best golf writers have made a desperate call out to roll back the golf ball.

Some of the great golf courses around the world are no longer capable of hosting a professional golf tournament because they aren’t long enough.

While distance doesn’t always correlate with difficulty, professional golfers are overpowering golf courses with a combination of improved athleticism and advanced technology, and in order to remain relevant, clubs are being forced to lengthen their golf courses.

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