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Gators' Biondi wins men's golf title, Masters spot

Fred Biondi shot a 3-under 67 and rallied from a five-shot deficit in the final round to earn Florida's third individual men's NCAA golf championship on Monday.

Allbirds Golf Dasher Golf Shoe Review

There is a lot of cool gear in the golf equipment world that doesn’t always fit neatly into Most Wanted Tests or Buyer’s Guides. You still want to know how it performs. In our We Tried It series, we put gear to the test and let you know if it works as advertised. 

What we Tried:

The Allbirds Golf Dasher; the eco-friendly shoe company’s first-ever golf shoe offering.

Who Tried It:

Connor. Director of Soft Goods Testing and resident sneakerhead. I believe golf is better with a pair of cool shoes and comfortable joggers.

I’m a recent convert to the world of Allbirds shoes and am elated to see them enter the golf shoe market.

Allbirds Golf Dasher Review: Sustainable or Playable?

Allbirds has made a name for themselves as a sustainable shoe brand with a focus on natural materials and holistic comfort. I, along with a few of my office mates, am a big fan of Allbirds for casual wear. 

But the recipe for a good golf shoe is vastly different from that of a good casual shoe. Allbirds have the latter down pat. But making a golf shoe? That’s a different beast altogether. 

The Allbirds Golf Dasher review
Knit upper on the Allbirds Golf Dasher
Traction on the Allbirds Golf Dasher spikeless golf shoe
Allbirds Golf Dasher SweetFoam midsole
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J. Korda (back) takes indefinite break from LPGA

Jessica Korda will not compete on the LPGA Tour for the foreseeable future while she works to get her back completely healthy.

Anannarukarn 'grateful' to win LPGA Match Play

Pajaree Anannarukarn of Thailand capped off the longest week on the LPGA Tour with a 3-and-1 victory Sunday, en route to winning the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play over Ayaka Furue of Japan in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Grillo secures win at Colonial on 2nd playoff hole

Emiliano Grillo made a 5-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole at Colonial to secure his first PGA Tour victory in more than 7½ years, after blowing a two-stroke lead with a double-bogey on the 72nd hole Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas.

Varner wins LIV-DC event, first victory in America

Harold Varner III, who outlasted Branden Grace by 1 shot Sunday, won his first LIV Golf event after he two-putted from about 35 feet for birdie on the par-5 18th hole at Trump National in LIV Golf-DC in Sterling, Virginia.

Stricker edges Harrington in Senior PGA playoff

Steve Stricker beat Padraig Harrington on the first hole of a playoff in the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday.

Larrazabal wins KLM Open for 9th Euro tour title

Pablo Larrazabal won the KLM Open by 2 strokes on Sunday to claim his ninth title on the European tour.

Boutier, Maguire to face off in Match Play semis

Celine Boutier and Leona Maguire each won their quarterfinal matches Saturday, setting up a semifinal match in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play.

Birdie flurry powers Pereira to 1-shot LIV DC lead

Mito Pereira of Chile made five birdies over his last seven holes for a 5-under 67 on Saturday, giving him a one-shot lead over Harold Varner III at LIV Golf DC.

Birdie bumps Schenk into tie with Hall at Colonial

Adam Schenk closed out a 3-under 67 with a 16-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday to match PGA Tour rookie Harry Hall for the lead at 10 under after three rounds at the Colonial in Forth Worth, Texas.

Harrington stumbles late, leads Senior PGA by 1

Padraig Harrington stumbled over the final three holes as he leads Steve Stricker by one shot entering the final round of the Senior PGA Championship.

Nordqvist, Knight avoid upset bug at Match Play

Anna Nordqvist and Cheyenne Knight have delivered clutch moments to avoid a playoff and advance in the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play.

Varner atop LIV DC; Koepka 8 back post-PGA win

Brooks Koepka returned from the high of winning his fifth major championship with a flat round of even-par 72 that left him 8 shots behind Harold Varner III on Friday after the opening round of LIV Golf DC.

Tour rookie Hall up 3 shots on English at Colonial

PGA Tour rookie Harry Hall from England maintained the solo lead after 36 holes at the Colonial, three strokes ahead of Harris English.

Cink strong in Champions debut; Harrington leads

Stewart Cink is contending in his PGA Tour Champions debut with consecutive rounds of 4-under 68 in the Senior PGA Championship. Cink trails leader Padraig Harrington by four shots halfway through the Senior PGA.

Block laughs off 'wrath of golf gods,' heads home

Michael Block, the club pro who captivated the golf world with his 15th-place finish at the PGA Championship, missed the cut at Colonial Country Club.

Player Profile - Freddy Couples

Fred Couples, commonly known as "Freddy Couples," is a professional golfer who has had a successful career on the PGA Tour. Here are some key points about Freddy Couples:

  1. Early Life and Amateur Career: Fred Couples was born on October 3, 1959, in Seattle, Washington. He played collegiate golf at the University of Houston, where he was a three-time All-American and helped lead his team to the NCAA Championship in 1977.

  2. Professional Career: Couples turned professional in 1980 and joined the PGA Tour in 1982. He quickly established himself as one of the most talented and popular golfers of his generation. Couples has won numerous tournaments throughout his career, including the Masters Tournament in 1992.

  3. Playing Style: Known for his smooth and effortless swing, Fred Couples has been admired for his natural talent and rhythm on the golf course. He possesses a powerful driving ability and a superb touch around the greens, making him a consistent and formidable player.

  4. Major Championships: Fred Couples has had notable success in major championships. In addition to his victory at the Masters Tournament in 1992, he has recorded several top-10 finishes in other major championships, including the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship.

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Stanford women's golf star Zhang turns pro

Stanford's Rose Zhang, the first woman to win two NCAA Division I individual national golf titles, has turned pro and will make her LPGA debut next week.