Author - Ryan Ballengee

Ryan Ballengee is founder and editor of Golf News Net. He has been writing and broadcasting about golf for nearly 20 years. Ballengee lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his family. He is currently a +2.6 USGA handicap, and he talks about golf on various social platforms:

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Viktor Hovland isn’t sure why these two golfers are arguing

Sometimes you see a couple of people arguing or fighting, and you’re not even really sure what they’re arguing about or why they’re still arguing. Viktor Hovland turned into one of those bystanders during a PGA Tour event when there was a rules dispute between his two playing partners. Unsure of what was going on, or the right answer, or the final...

Si Woo Kim, Charl Schwartzel have an awkward handshake for the ages at the 2021 Masters

After playing together with Corey Conners on Friday in the second round of the 2021 Masters, Si Woo Kim and Charl Schwartzel went to congratulate each other on the day and had one of the most awkward handshakes and fist bumps ever. Charl Schwartzel even shook one of Si Woo Kim’s fingers. It was bad and reminiscent of the awkward handshake threesome Schwartzel...