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  • Bubba Watson's Hovercraft Golf Cart is Cool!

    Golf's 2012 Masters champion, Bubba Watson, talks about his new hovercraft golf cart; competition; last year's miracle shot; and why Tiger Woods may be the player to beat.

  • Tiger Woods is the number one ranked golfer in the world again, a status he has not had since 2010. But that's not even close to the whole story. He is on top again, and people seem to like it.

  • Tiger Woods Making a Comeback

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and the "Street Signs" crew discuss news Tiger Woods' resurgence back to #1, which has also pushed golf's TV ratings higher. Some predict it will help the Nike brand, as well.

  • Tiger Woods & Phil Mickelson Agree on Tax Rate

    California's top tax rate is 13.3 percent, and Tiger Woods is backing up Phil Mickelson, saying he moved to Florida because of it. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details.

  • Wealthy Americans Moving on Higher Taxes?

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank report on golf icon Phil Mickelson who said he "might have to make some changes," due to a tax increase. Will other wealthy Americans move because of higher taxes? Lindsey Piegza, FTN FInancial economist, shares her opinions.

  • Phil Tees Off on Taxes

    Golf legend Phil Mickelson now owes an estimated $8.2 million in taxes under California's new 13.3 percent tax code, according to Sports Illustrated, with CNBC's Jane Wells and Robert Frank.

  •  Mickelson's Tax Math

    Phil Mickelson is now saying he should have kept his opinions to himself on taxes, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank.

  • Mickelson Warns of 'Drastic Changes'

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports golf icon Phil Mickelson is saying he is either thinking about quitting golf or leaving his California home over concerns about his growing federal and state tax bills.

  • McIlroy to Make Debut as Nike Athlete

    McIlroy is the youngest player to win a PGA tour playoff, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Scary Indicator II: Who's Ahead Now—Obama or Romney?

    Time to check in with the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate in past elections, to find out who it's gonna be -- Obama or Romney!

  • World's Best Golf Courses: Teeing Up With Rees Jones

    Rees Jones, Rees Jones Inc. president, discusses designing environmentally friendly courses, and the booming business of golf, especially in China.

  • Poulter: Hero of the Ryder Cup

    "I wouldn't trade my memories and my time in the Ryder Cup right now for any majors," said PGA golfer, Ian Poulter, discussing his perfect 4-0-0 record at Medinah.

  • Paris Hilton and Kim Kardasian

    I like to have a little fun. I’ve created my own stock market trading celebrities.

  • Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy of Europe celebrate on the 18th green after defeating the team of Furyk/Snedeker 1up during the Morning Foursome Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 28, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.

    The most intense competition might be for the space on players' wrists — and yours.

  • Who will win the election — Obama? Romney? Wait, is that...Batman?!

    Who's going to win the 2012 presidential election — Obama or Romney? We check in wit the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate, to find out!

  • Louisiana State Penitentiary

    When you think of hazardous golf courses, you think of lakes, sand traps and maybe the occasional lightning. But here’s one hazard you probably didn’t think of — playing on prison grounds! Plus, crocodiles and "vampire deer."

  • the premier snowboard and accessories company, sells a basic boards for about $300. Higher-end models will set you back more—check out the $1,200  and the $1,500  Those going all-out and buying the Mystery are also advised to buy Diode EST Snowboard Binding for $400 and SLX Snowboard Boots for $550.

    Some sports are more expensive than others. Some require expensive equipment, others require monthly fees, and others appear down-market at first but have hidden costs that can really add up. Click to see what some of these sports are.

  • Dr. Condoleezza Rice hits a drive from the first tee box during the Regions Tradition NCR Pro-AM at Shoal Creek on May 4, 2011 in Birmingham, Alabama.

    The home of the Masters has invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to become the first women in green jackets when the club opens for a new season in October.

  • in Fremont, Calif., is a retirement community catering to Chinese-American retirees. According to its website, “our focus on Chinese culture is reflected in everything we do.”The community features architecture based on the principles of  and activities include both Chinese pursuits like  and  as well as American standbys like bingo and bridge. The staff is Chinese- and English-speaking and health-care providers include several from China who are fluent in multiple languages and dialects.

    According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.

  • The value of the average home in the U.S. in April was $147,300, according to the real estate website  The home of the professional athlete, however, is likely to be anything but average.The professional athlete is often a distinct type of home buyer who’s different from the average American, in part because the contract and endorsement money makes possible the purchase of colossal, multimillion-dollar homes. However, these athletes can have serious problems selling off real estate.A multimillio

    The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.