Bubba Watson will paint over the General Lee’s Confederate Flag


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Bubba Watson won the 2012 Master’s, but before he took home the green jacket, the “General Lee” from the classic television series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” The orange 1969 Dodge Charger unfortunately has a large Confederate flag atop its roof.

Well, no more. (at least not in this case) Watson confirmed today that he will paint over the Confederacy’s signature corporate logo. The flag of Dixieland has been co-opted by white supremacist hate groups; and therefore signifies bigotry, oppression, prejudice and some of the worst hate crimes in our nation’s history. Right now America is removing it as quickly as possible.

Bubba Watson is doing his part to preach tolerance and equality instead. He posted this statement via his social media channels:

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Epic and infamous Holly Sonders Cubs game photos


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Holly Sonders seems to be 2015’s “Erin Pageviews.” Actually, she’s been there for awhile, but she’s receiving a spike this month due to her frequent on camera appearances during the U.S. Open. There has been a ton of criticism regarding her two question interview of Jordan Spieth; especially since one of those questions was “do you have a 5th outfit in case it goes to a playoff.”

I know….borrrrrrrrrrring. But when only have 20 seconds to work with, who deep are you expected to get? Remember people in these gigs aren’t doing hard core journalism. Whether or not it’s reporting; that’s even up for debate.

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2015 US Open: an Inside Look


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With the 2015 US Open next month we are quite literally salivating at the exciting prospect of seeing some more terrific golfing action. All the action will take place on Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington and marks the 115th time that the event has been held. The tournament is watched by millions around the world and many believe it to be the ideal course for Tiger Woods to once more tackle to help him claw his way back to his golfing best.

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Tune Your Technique: Indoor Golf Drills to Do at Home


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It’s time to get back into the swing of things, but before you hit the links, you need to practice a few shots. What’s a golf enthusiast to do? Get out your clubs and run some drills at home. Unless you live out in the country, you probably don’t have a lot of space to drive a ball or practice putting. But, what you can do is mow a small section of your yard and set up a net to catch balls.

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Rory McIlroy leads top 10 Golf shots of ’14 list


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2014 was another thrilling year for golf fans, with Rory McIlroy continuing to establish himself as the world’s best player. But it wasn’t just the Northern Irishman who caught the eye with some incredible shots during the season.

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Focus switches to Augusta


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As the 2014 golf season draws to an end, focus has already begun to switch to Augusta ahead of April’s Masters. The first major of the year is still one of the most iconic tournaments in the golfing calendar, and the best players in the world all head to Georgia in the USA looking to win the season’s first major event and stamp their mark on the year.

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Ryder Cup – the stats are getting serious for US golf fans


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The recent Ryder Cup stats make depressing reading for US golfers and golf fans. The fact is that Europe have won 80% of Ryder Cups over the last couple of decades. These days, the US team goes into each Ryder Cup not expecting to win.

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VIDEO: The Master’s reimagined in mini-golf form


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The Master’s may be “a tradition unlike any other,” but you know what would make the tournament at Augusta a must watch event for me?

This.

And by “this” I mean watch the video below, which includes some lovely narration from the soothing voice of Jim Nantz. Then meet me back below the embed to discuss.

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Own The Master’s discussion with our golf slang guide


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The Master’s are a tradition unlike any other. As we’re currently in The Master’s mania, you want to look knowledgeable regarding golf terms. If you are planning to go on a golfing holiday or simply play the sport for the first time, the terminology used can be quite mystifying. You don’t want to look like a deer caught in the headlights whilst all the pros are shouting out all these insider terms. You want to play it smooth and act like you know what they are talking about. So to give a helping hand, here are some of the terms frequently used:

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Golf Channel personality Win McMurry (Phelps GF): photos and bios


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Golf Channel hottie Win McMurry is Michael Phelps’ girlfriend, we have confirmation on that now. Yesterday I got a lame pitch letter from some PR hack asking me to publish pictures of Michael Phelps wearing a specific brand of loafers. And to write an editorial about said loafers. YEAH, I’LL GET RIGHT ON THAT! BREAKING NEWS.

However, the letter said the pics of Phelps getting off the plane were taken by his girlfriend Win McMurry; so thus ends the speculation about the status of Phelps and McMurry. I get over a dozen LAME pitch letters like that per day, with zero news value. Yet this one delivered something worthwhile. But I don’t want Michael Phelps pictures in my inbox; I want Win McMurry pictures in my inbox. Here’s some in this post.

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Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders does Golf Digest photo shoot


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The Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders is about to bring a lot more eyeballs to the sport of golf. Well, she’s bringing a lot more publicity to the sport anyway. Who is Holly Sonders?  Here’s her biography and photo collection. She’s also the cover girl for May’s Golf Digest. Which is the fitness issue. And she certainly showed off just how fit she herself is.

Holly Sonders can be seen on “Morning Drive” and “School of Golf” on the Golf Channel. She was a four-year member of the Michigan State golf team, and the Lady Spartans won a Big 10 title during her time there. She might the most inspiring MSU figure this side of Tom Izzo.

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John Daly out 3-4 months after elbow surgery


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John Daly, of Dardanelle, Ark., will undergo elbow surgery next week, keeping him off the golf course for about 3-4 months. As he rehabs from a torn tendon, remember that John Daly the golfer is a completely different person from Daily Show host Jon Stewart. I cannot tell you how many times my senior citizen parents mix these two men up; and I have to correct them.

Today Daly tweeted:

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