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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Jason Day looks up with binoculars to find his ball in a tree at the 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational

Jason Day’s ball got stuck in a tree during the second round of the 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla. Per the Rules of Golf, when a ball gets stuck in a tree, a player has to be able to identify their ball in order to be allowed to declare an unplayable lie and get relief. Otherwise, a golfer has to go back to where...

Jordan Spieth holes out for eagle at Pebble Beach for second time this week; raises hands in triumph

Jordan Spieth is back! Have you heard? After getting painfully close to winning the 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open, he is again in contention on the weekend at Pebble Beach. During Saturday’s third round of the 2021 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Spieth holed out his second shot on the par-4 16th hole for his second hole-out eagle of the week on the Monterey...

Bryson DeChambeau is climbing mountains for Paramount Plus

In a commercial for Viacom’s new Paramount Plus streaming service (replacing CBS All Access), Bryson DeChambeau appears to represent CBS’ coverage of the PGA Tour. DeChambeau, along with others representing what will be available on the service, are climbing the mountain in the Paramount logo. DeChambeau is a good sport, but he looks ridiculous. BRYSON...

Eddie Pepperell is eating chocolate and telling off the Golf Twitter trolls

In one of the European Tour’s greatest spoof videos, they had a session of the Angry Golfers support group, including Tommy Fleetwood, Ian Poulter, Eddie Pepperell, Henrik Stenson and Tyrell Hatton. Pepperell said he likes to eat chocolate as a coping mechanism, which he does along with going on Twitter and fighting back against the trolls and haters. This look...