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Mookie Betts Drove Golf Cart Into Lake While Golfing With Travis Shaw


The Red Sox center fielder and first baseman traded in their bats for some golf clubs Sunday, and while there’s no word on whether or not they kept their golf balls dry, we know the same can’t be said for their cart. Shaw posted a photo of their golf cart submerged under water in lake, and he made sure his followers knew he wasn’t the one doing the driving.


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Vaughn Taylor closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am when Phil Mickelson missed a short birdie putt on the 18th hole.It was a stunning conclusion for both.Taylor hasn't won in more than a decade. He hasn't had a full PGA Tour card since 2012 and just returned from South America on the Web.com Tour. Now the longtime resident of Augusta, Georgia, gets into the Masters for the first time since 2008.


Bill Murray spent the week at Pebble Beach throwing golf clubs and cell phones


The annual Pebble Beach Pro-Am has unofficially become Billy Murray's show over the years. He gets all the air time and he definitely plays to the CBS cameras. Murray did not do anything too ridiculous this year -- he hoisted CBS reporter Dottie Pepper up for some involuntary crowd surfing at the 15th tee, hummed Adele as he set up and took a swing, signed a fan's head and went through the usual back-and-forth with the fans lining the ropes.


Mature, Authentic and Golf's No. 1, Jordan Spieth Is A Sponsor's Dream Even When Not In Contention


Jordan Spieth logged his worst finish in a PGA Tour event in five months after barely making the cut at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but it was still a winning week for one of his biggest partners, tournament title sponsor AT&T T +0.72%.Fans turned out in force for the event on the Monterey Peninsula, attracted by a trio of world-class courses, almost perfect weather conditions, popular celebrities and a deep field of professionals, highlighted by Phil Mickelson’s run at a fifth title and, of course, the No. 1 ranked golfer in the world.


Tshwane Open sets a benchmark


The 2016 Tshwane Open was a resounding success as CharlSchwartzel claimed his debut victory in a tournament that is setting a benchmark in South African golf as a true community event.Since its debut on the European and Sunshine Tours in 2013, the Tshwane Open has consistently positioned itself as being about “More than just Golf”. It’s a model that the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open has perfected as it seeks to push the boundaries between the traditional golf audience and attracting a greater cross-section of a city’s residents.