What Is a 'Cross Bunker' in Golf?

A "cross bunker" on a golf course is a bunker that crosses the line of play. A cross bunker is, in other words, a bunker that the golfer has to play his shot over — a bunker a golfer has to carry to advance the golf ball to the target.

Active Wins Leaders on the PGA Tour

Which active golfers have the most wins on the PGA Tour? The list below includes all currently playing golfers with seven or more career PGA Tour victories. You won't be surprised by the top names. But there might be a few players farther down the list who do surprise you.

Golf Joke: Dear Abby

(The following joke was submitted by a reader. For obvious reasons — the joke is in the form a letter to an advice columnist — we have named this joke "Dear Abby.") Dear Abby, I've never written to you before, but I really need your advice.

PGA Tour Career Wins: The All-Time Leaders

Fewer than 70 golfers in the history of the PGA Tour have won 15 or more tournaments. But Sam Snead and Tiger Woods both won 82, and they share the record for most all-time wins on the PGA Tour. Jack Nicklaus is the only golfer to reach 70.

Bobby Cruickshank: Pro Golfer's Amazing Life, Career

Bobby Cruickshank was a Scottish golfer who immigrated to America in the early 1920s and then enjoyed a very successful career as both a tournament player and club pro. He won enough PGA Tour tournaments to rank in the Top 50 on that tour's career wins list. Although he never won a major championship, he came close, including a playoff loss to Bobby Jones.

The PGA Tour Golfer Who Won Big Betting on Bobby Jones

Did a PGA Tour golfer foresee Bobby Jones' Grand Slam in 1930, and place a bet that paid off huge? He sure did. And did a reporting mistake in the New York Times cause the Internal Revenue Service to come knocking, seeking way more in taxes than the lucky golfer actually owed? That's a popular legend, but one that doesn't hold up to scrutiny.

How to Play the Golf Bet Called 'Uglies'

Winning a bet on the golf course is a beautiful thing, even if you are playing the game named Uglies. In Uglies, any hole-out from off the green wins one unit of the bet, or, if you are playing it as a points game, wins the assigned point value.

What Is a Score of 3 on a Golf Hole Called?

Did you just play a hole of golf using only three strokes? Write down a "3" on your scorecard and give yourself a pat on the back. A "3" is always a good score on a single hole. But is there any special term, any golf terminology, that applies to a score of three?

Looking Back: Adelaide Advertiser Tournament in Australia

The Adelaide Advertister Tournament was a professional golf tournament played in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, from the 1940s into the 1960s. Many of the top Australian golfers of the period won the tournament. The tournament was named after its title sponsor, the local newspaper.

All the Golfers Who Went 0-5-0 in a Presidents Cup

The Presidents Cup is played every other year between Team International and Team USA. It uses a match-play format, with five matches being the maximum that any golfer can play during a single Cup. Elsewhere we told you about all the golfers with perfect 5-0-0 records . But have any golfers gone 0-5-0 in the Presidents Cup? Yes, two. And both were superstars.