Watch: Goose attacks teen golfer in Michigan

April 24 (UPI) — A teen golfer playing in a Michigan high school tournament found out how “exciting” the sport can be when he was attacked by a territorial goose. A series of photos posted to Blissfield High School’s Twitter account shows golfer Devon Gilson-Pitts in a physical confrontation with a goose. “And you thought golf was boring?” the tweet said. Gilson-Pitts said only his pride was injured. “At no point in my life, I never thought golf would be fun or exciting till yesterday. We have a great group…

Michigan high school golfer attacked by goose, photos go viral

Aleanna Siacon, Brian Manzullo  |  Detroit Free Press Sometimes, you go out golfing ready to tee off. Other times, you get attacked by a goose. Isaac Couling of Concord High School fell into the latter category Saturday while playing in the Madison Tournament at Wolf Creek Golf Course in Adrian. His group was walking down the fairway on hole No. 7 when they strolled by a goose nest to the left. Turns out, the guard goose wasn’t having any of it. And Devon Pitts of Blissfield was in the right…

The 2018 Ryder Cup is coming into view, and Tiger Woods is probably going to be involved

The Ryder Cup is still over five months away, but with one major in the books and the next three quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to check in on where both teams stand and what to look for in regards to qualifying for Paris at the end of 2018. And when have you ever known me to pass up an opportunity to riff about the greatest team event in sports? We’ll start with the United States side because the picture there is a little bit more stable…

Barack Obama adds golf course membership, in Chicago’s South Side

Kevin Casey, Golfweek Published 3:12 p.m. ET April 23, 2018 | Updated 5:38 p.m. ET April 23, 2018 President Barack Obama smiles after putting on the first green during a round of golf at Farm Neck Golf Course in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard, on Aug. 7, 2016.(Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP) Barack Obama’s rotation of golf course memberships continues to grow. The former president has accepted honorary membership at Beverly Country Club, located in Chicago’s South Side, the Chicago Tribune reported.  It’s not even the first of Obama…

These photos perfectly capture the moment a high school golfer is attacked by a goose

“Photography takes an instant out of time,” documentarian Dorothea Lange once said, “altering life by holding it still.” Beautifully put, although words that have slightly different undertones in the photograph below. In a recent junior match in Michigan, a poor high school golfer was attacked by a goose. Yes, you read that correctly. According to the Blissfield Athletics Twitter account, “The golfers just finished teeing off and were walking down the fairway. To the left there was a goose nest and the golfers did a good job of avoiding it…

How Kid Rock got into golf, according to John Daly

Kid Rock sunk a 40-foot putt in front of a golf legend at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf celebrity shoot-out event, earning a shout-out from Jack Nicklaus himself on Twitter: Call him Bob Ritchie or @KidRock, but he’s always rock solid when it comes to entertainment! What a putt at the @BassProLegends! @markwahlberg@ChampionsTour@BigCedarLodge BigCedarLodge #TopOfTheRockpic.twitter.com/g1VgewGRox — Jack Nicklaus (@jacknicklaus) April 23, 2018 So how did Kid Rock, of all people, start golfing? His friend, golfer John Daly, explained to me in March during an event at Maryland Live!…

See a golfer get attacked by an angry goose

Let this be a lesson to you all: Geese may look pretty, but they are FIERCE AND PROTECTIVE when they’ve got nests. A high school golfer in Michigan apparently found that out the hard way, as these three photos will prove: And you thought golf was boring? @Madison_Golf@BlissfieldGolfpic.twitter.com/RNDcHd8lob — Blissfield Athletics (@BlissAthletics) April 22, 2018 The golfers just finished teeing off and were walking down the fairway. To the left there was a goose nest and the golfers did a good job of avoiding it but the guard goose (hanging…

Bernhard Langer won’t defend Senior PGA title because of son’s graduation

shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Brentley Romine | 11:49 am Bernhard Langer will not defend his Senior PGA Championship title next month at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich. The 60-year-old Langer, who bested Vijay Singh by a shot last spring at Trump National outside Washington, D.C., will instead attend his son Jason’s high-school graduation in South Florida. Jason Langer will play golf at Penn this fall. “Family comes first in my life, so I have to be there to celebrate,” Langer said Monday during the media…

A little fire in Sergio Garcia isn’t necessarily a bad thing

It didn’t take long for the video of Sergio Garcia hurling his driver off the fifth tee at TPC-San Antonio on Friday to go viral. One caption read simply: “Bad Sergio.” Garcia, as the video shows, had to wade into bushes left of the tee to recover the driver, which clanked off a rock. From there, he shanked a chip from left of the green and ended up making bogey on the short par 4. He ended up missing the cut by a shot—the first time in 15 years (a…

Watch: Gator with mouth full of turtle appears at Florida golf course

April 23 (UPI) — A golfer hitting the links on a Florida course captured video of an unusual hazard blocking her path — an alligator with a turtle in its mouth. Lauren Thompson, host of Morning Drive on the Golf Channel, tweeted a video showing the unusual scene she and her companions came across at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando. Thompson’s video shows a large alligator poised at the side of the path where the party’s golf cart was heading. The golfers soon noticed the alligator was a…