The 11 Craziest Things About John Daly, Golf’s Real-Life ‘Wild Thing

Here’s why Daly has been golf’s most outrageous character for decades…Everyone’s favorite funny pants-wearing, cigarette-smoking, personal life-destroying golfer is back in the news this week. And no, John Daly is not dead. The 50-year-old known variously as “Wild Thing” and “Long John” recently appeared on the Dan Le Batard Show and told a story that began with him winning $55,000 at a casino and ended with him losing $55,000 out of a car window while fighting with his wife. I won like 55

5 Worst Scandals in Pro Golf History

When discussing pro golf, we tend to limit our focus to the greatness of Jordan Spieth or the surprising amount money made by caddies. But these are merely things that take place on the course. It might surprise you to learn that, despite golf priding itself on class and etiquette, the sport is far from squeaky clean. As we’ve seen in the past, the worst pro golf scandals can come out of nowhere.Despite making $931,000 on a stock he purchased thanks to an insider trading tip from sports gambler

Pesticides & The Canadian Golf Industry

With the recent focus from the CBC documentary “Dad and the Dandelions”, this is a good opportunity for the golf industry to remind you the public of how effective our environmental stewardship actually is.The following key messages, are distributed by the National Allied Golf Association partners, support consistent‎ dialogue with golfers, media, government, environmentalist and any other stakeholders. The intent is to align all of our messaging for consistent representation of the facts. The

Derek Jeter is obsessed with golf, ‘the most frustrating thing I’ve done’

By Brian Wacker NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — Derek Jeter owned one of the sweetest swings in baseball.When it comes to golf, the former Yankee and future Hall of Famer’s action isn’t quite as smooth, but the results are still pretty good. Since retiring two years ago, he has whittled his handicap to a very-respectable 10.“I’m obsessed,” Jeter said Wednesday from the Hero World Challenge, where earlier in the week he played a casual nine holes alongside Tiger Woods, Justin Rose and former teammate

Wait, someone paid WHAT for President Bush’s golf equipment?

By Joel BeallTwo weeks ago, we let you know that a collection of golf equipment belonging to President George H.W. Bush — including a golf bag, putter, shoes and golf balls — was up for auction. The equipment was originally given by Bush to a worker at Cape Arundel Golf Club, a course in Kennebunkport, Maine where Bush was a member. Considering the lot featured just one actual club — compared to, say, John F. Kennedy’s complete set — we didn’t think this auction would garner much

Fan Throws a Golf Ball At McIlroy, Fowler On The Tee at Wells Fargo

By Robby Kalland Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler had a strange day on the golf course on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship. The two were grouped together along with Hideki Matsuyama in the morning’s featured group and both played up-and-down rounds, with McIlroy posting a 1-over 73 and Fowler posting a 1-under 71. The strangest moment came on the 6th tee when, after McIlroy nearly holed his tee shot, a fan in a flourescent green hat threw a golf ball with an earplug attached to it at the!Fan-Throws-a-Golf-Ball-At-McIlroy-Fowler-On-The-Tee-at-Wells-Fargo/c23gp/5730806d0cf2aaefd5f5d3a1

Q&A: Danny Willett Talks to Golf Digest About His Equipment

By E Michael Johnson Danny Willett is the current Masters champion and ninth-ranked player in the world. The winner of six professional events worldwide talks about mistakes amateurs make with their equipment, the first club he “had to have” and why it’s likely he’ll be going into the U.S. Open at Oakmont having never seen the course.It’s the age-old question: Is it the indian or the arrow? Is it the player or the equipment?The obvious answer is both. But there’s no doubt you need the right!QA-Danny-Willett-Talks-to-Golf-Digest-About-His-Equipment/c23gp/571761620cf253d6b39a418b