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Brookview Introduces Bike-Friendly Golfing

The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.

05/23/2015

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Tom Lehman Starts Fast, Takes Senior PGA Championship Lead

Tom Lehman shot a 5-under 67 on Friday on the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort to take the second-round lead in the Senior PGA Championship. The 56-year-old Lehman birdied three of his first four holes and finished with six birdies and a bogey to reach 4 under. He had a one-stroke lead over playing partner Colin Montgomerie and Brian Henninger.

05/22/2015

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FootGolf Is Apparently A Thing … A Super Fun Thing!

Golf and soccer are two of the most popular sports in Minnesota, and FootGolf combines the best of both. Just like regular golf, you start on the tee box and attempt to get the soccer ball into the cup in the least amount of kicks.

05/09/2015

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‘Footgolf’ Kicks Off At Afton Alps

The new footgolf course at Afton Alps just opened. Nestled alongside the fairways and bunkers lay 18 super-sized cups, just waiting for a soccer ball to be kicked in.

05/02/2015

Jim Furyk talks with his caddie, Mike "Fluff" Cowan, before his birdie putt.

This Week In Golf: Furyk Gets It Done At RBC Heritage; Zurich Classic Next

Jim Furyk showed nerves of steel in capturing the RBC Heritage, his first PGA Tour win in four years.

04/21/2015

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Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s Spring Champions

It’s a little early to predict who will be the best of the best in various high school sports around the Twin Cities, but it should be a competitive spring when you look at last year’s spring state champions and what they bring back this year.

04/16/2015

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Meet The U Of M Women’s Golf Team!

This time of year is an exciting one for golfers, and maybe those thinking about picking up a club. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak hung out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team for so much-needed pointers.

04/11/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 11)

Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak got to hang out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team to talk about the sport that is really anybody’s game. Speaking of golf, The Masters Tournament is back — and you can catch it on WCCO.

04/11/2015

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Good Questions: Golf Terms, Seasonal Gas, Leggy Letterman

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores golf terms, summer gas and the David Letterman show.

04/10/2015

Phil Mickelson jumps in the air after sinking his birdie putt to win the Masters by one shot on the 18th green during the final round of the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2004 in Augusta, Georgia.

The Five Greatest Masters Wins In History

Augusta National is lined with the history of The Masters. These are the five greatest wins at golf’s greatest tournament.

04/07/2015

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3 Young Minn. Golfers In Championship At Augusta Nat’l

Camille Kuznik, Aayushi Sarkar and Connor Glynn aren’t even old enough to drive yet. But they can drive alright. And chip. And putt. And on Sunday, they’ll compete in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Championship.

04/03/2015

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Virtual Golf Coming To MSP Airport

Soon you’ll be able to drive, before you fly at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

02/27/2015

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Davis Love III Is Looking Forward To Ryder Cup

Minnesota will host the Ryder Cup at Chaska’s Hazeltine National Golf Club in September of 2016. Former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III will captain the United States team. He told WCCO’s Dave Lee about some changes leading up to the event.

02/26/2015

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actor Bill Murray on the third tee during the 3M Celebrity Challenge before the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 11, 2015 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The 5 Best Foursomes At The Pebble Beach Pro-Am

When you mix celebrities, superstar athletes and the world’s best golfers, you get some fantastic results.

02/12/2015

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Podcast Page: Dave Lee 12-15-14

Monday Fun Day with Dave and Santa Claus. Click the link above to listen.

12/15/2014

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2 Mpls. Golf Courses Suffer Millions In Flood Damages

High numbers are never a good thing on the golf course. And that’s exactly what two local courses are dealing with. The damage to two Minneapolis courses pelted by June storms is now estimated between $3 million to $4 million.

09/18/2014

HOYLAKE, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Erik Compton of the United States hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014 in Hoylake, England.

My Favorite Course: Erik Compton

Professional golfer Erik Compton talks about his golf game and experiences on and off the golf course.

09/16/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Jake Owen On His Favorite Golf Courses In America

The Florida native almost bypassed a career in music as a budding young athlete with his eye on playing golf in college at Florida State University before an injury derailed that plan.

09/05/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 8-18-14

Monday Blues? Check out Dave Lee’s Podcast Page to warm you up! Click the above link to access today’s show highlights.

08/18/2014

PGA Championship - Round Two

Local Golf Pro To Play In The PGA

The PGA Championship, golf’s fourth and final major of the year, tees off Thursday at Valhalla in Kentucky. And as David McCoy tells us, a local club pro from Woodbury will get the chance to play in it,Dave Tentis, of Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis.

08/04/2014

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Podcast Page: 8-4-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Monday highlights from Dave Lee’s show can be found on the Podcast Page: Click the link above to listen….

08/04/2014

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Perry Birdies Final Hole To Win 3M Championship

Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship. Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.

08/03/2014

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Kenny Perry Leads 3M Championship

Kenny Perry’s timing was perfect. Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship.

08/02/2014

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Golf Legends Make Memories On Course And Off At 3M Championship

Saturday marked a once in a lifetime experience for some of golfs biggest fans at The Players Club in Blaine, Minn. Legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player made a rare appearance together at the 3M Championship.

08/02/2014

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