• Meet the 6-Year-Old Golfer with One Arm Beating PGA Tour Pros: ‘It’s Fun to Win!’
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    Meet the 6-Year-Old Golfer with One Arm Beating PGA Tour Pros: ‘It’s Fun to Win!’

    Tommy Morrissey is besting professional golfers at their own game — an especially impressive feat considering the fact that he’s 6 and uses only one arm on the green! The kindergartner, who was born without his right arm, challenged PGA Tour pros to a one arm swing-off at this week’s Honda Classic. Professionals were encouraged to hit balls using only one arm — just like Tommy, who took up the sport at 3 and has been golfing ever since.

  • Rory McIlroy adds Arnold Palmer Invitational, Travelers Championship to 2017 schedule
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    Rory McIlroy adds Arnold Palmer Invitational, Travelers Championship to 2017 schedule

    Rory McIlroy's return to the PGA Tour is now imminent. The 27-year-old plans to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March and added the Travelers Championship to his schedule for June, an event he has never played before. "I'm delighted that the Travelers Championship is part of my schedule this year. It'll be such a great experience," McIlroy said in a press release. "The course should really set up well for my game and I'm really looking forward to teeing it up there in June against some of the Tour's best players." That course is TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. As for the Arnold Parlmer Invitational, McIlroy has played the event each of the last two years, finishing T11 in 2015 and T27 in 2016.

  • Tiger-Perez dust-up is why some pros stay quiet
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    Tiger-Perez dust-up is why some pros stay quiet

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Walk past the scoring area or across the range at PGA National, and you’ll hear the usual discussion fodder. Guys catching up, swapping stories, and sharing travel plans. But this week, there’s also the specter of two professionals not even in the field who have managed to spark a fair amount of chatter. Pat Perez spoke at length about the injured Tiger Woods during his radio show Tuesday evening, but the story didn’t gain traction until the opening round of the Honda Classic was well underway. It remained in the spotlight the following day, as Perez continued to seek opportunities to clarify his on-air remarks. There are several nuanced variables related to those specific