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Remember that old line on gambling from Caddyshack, the greatest golf movie of all time?

Al Czervik, famously played by Rodney Dangerfield, bets Judge Smails (Ted Knight), $100 that he'll slice the ball into the woods on the first tee.

An annoyed Smails replies, "Gambling is illegal at Bushwood, sir, and I never slice." We all know that gambling isn't allowed on the golf course, right?

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GW counts down 10 of the closest and most dramatic near-misses ever seen at the PGA Championship.

PGA Golf Coach, Rick Shiels guides you step by step on how to hit your golf driver - better, longer, straighter and more consistent than ever before!

NAPA, Calif. — Brendan Steele is getting accustomed to fast starts and he likes it.

Steele won the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open for the second straight year, closing with a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Sunday for a two-stroke victory over Tony Finau.

"I'm getting pretty spoiled winning the first event of the year twice," said Steele, the 34-year-old from the Southern California mountain town of Idyllwild. "This place is so great to me. I feel so comfortable here and it's been a great run."

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It is arguably one of the few sports terms believed to be named after a person, and with ramifications beyond the border of a course and into politics and daily life.

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy the benefits of a Mulligan – the term is now widely used to describe any “do-over,” or second chance after initial failure.

Of course, the rules of golf forbid the Mulligan, though it’s become part of the game. Some golfers apply their own “rules” that the Mulligan will be in “play” once per round, or just on the No. 1 tee.

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TPC Kuala Lumpur (West), 7,005 yards, par 72. Located just five miles from the city’s heart, the facility spent its first 25 years as Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club before joining the TPC Network two summers ago. No stranger to high-level events, the West layout has served as host on both the PGA TOUR and European Tour schedules, holding the Malaysian Open site for seven years. The LPGA also makes the club's East course an annual stop, with Shanshan Feng set to defend her title at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia at the end of the month. The club’s original 1991 Nelson & Haworth layout was given a thorough redesign in 2008 by Ted and Geoff Parslow. 

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NAPA, Calif. — Four days after a strong showing in the United States' victory in the Presidents Cup, Phil Mickelson begins his 27th PGA Tour season Thursday seeking his first individual win since 2013 in the season-opening Safeway Open.

Mickelson, winner of 42 career PGA Tour events including five majors, will be joined at Silverado by 12-time PGA Tour winner Zach Johnson as well as Emiliano Grillo and Adam Hadwin, who also played in the Presidents Cup.

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Rory McIlroy is teeing it up this week in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour.

The tournament is played over three incredible Scottish links courses -- the Old Course at St. Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns. In Thursday's first round, McIlroy played at St. Andrews.

While the round was otherwise unforgettable -- he shot a 1-over 73 and was tied for 93rd at the time of this post -- McIlroy did provide a special moment on the famous final hole.

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