Ben Crane

Pro golfers react to wild college football rivalry week

PGA Tour golfers and some other notable names in the golfing world took to Twitter to react to a wild rivalry week in college football.

Crane withdraws before 2nd round at Valhalla

Ben Crane has withdrawn from the 96th PGA Championship, citing lingering back issues.

Crane makes it to Hoylake, still waiting for spot

Ben Crane is playing the waiting game at the Open Championship, having made a last-minute trek to Hoylake in hopes that his first-alternate status would pay off in the form of a spot in the field.

Crane making mad dash from Oregon to Hoylake

Ben Crane has moved from the ninth alternate to the top one and spent Tuesday night beginning his travels from Portland, Ore. to Hoylake, a trip that won't get him to the course until 1 a.m. on Thursday.

Winner's Bag: Ben Crane, St. Jude Classic

Here is a complete list of the clubs Ben Crane used to win the 2014 FedEx St. Jude Classic on the PGA Tour at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn.

5 Things: Crane holds on for victory in Memphis

Ben Crane notched his fifth career PGA Tour victory and first since 2011 by capturing the FedEx St. Jude Classic Sunday at TPC Southwind in Memphis.

5 Things: Crane leads as play halted; Lefty in hunt

Saturday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic began with an hour fog delay and ended with the fifth weather delay of the tournament. Ben Crane, the leader at 13 under, got just six holes into his third round before thunderstorms halted play shortly before 7 p.m. local time in Memphis.

Crane increases lead before play halted in Memphis

Ben Crane fired a second-round 5-under 65 Friday to move to 12 under and take a six-shot lead at the FedEx St. Jude Classic before play was suspended for the day because of inclement weather.

5 Things: Crane cards 63 to take Memphis lead

As darkness set in Thursday evening in Memphis, Ben Crane rolled home a 27-foot birdie putt at the par-4 18th to card an opening-round, 7-under 63 and take the clubhouse lead at the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Crane releases rap video about being 'Bubble Boy'

Looks like Ben Crane is going solo. One of the four members of the uber-popular "Golf Boys," Crane released a solo rap record, where he gets into being the "Bubble Boy" -- or 125th in the FedEx Cup standings.

Plenty of playoff drama for O’Hair, Crane

Sean O'Hair needed eagle to make the weekend. He got it. Ben Crane needed a simple par. He didn't get it. Such is life in the race for the FedEx Cup.

Crane missing Open could be 'blessing in disguise'

Ben Crane took a gamble in not traveling to the Open Championship as the first alternate, and that cost him a spot. Thursday's 66 at Firestone shows he has put that behind him, says Jeff Rude.

Crane plans trip to Open with hope he gets in

Ben Crane will take a chance and make the trip to Royal Lytham and hope that he gets in as the first alternate at the Open Championship.

Fantasy Tip Sheet: The Players Championship

Luke Donald is an expected pick by some of our fantasy panel. The unexpected? A lot of love for Ben Crane. Check out our fantasy tips for the Players Championship.

Crane spoofs slow play in third comedy video

In his third homemade comedy video, Ben Crane addressed his most famous attribute – his tendency to play slow.

Notes: Crane sailing under Match Play radar

Perhaps now the myth of Ben Crane’s tortoise-like pace of play can be put to rest. Just ask his opponent in Thursday’s second round of the Accenture Match Play Championship.

2005: PGA Tour - Crane sets pace, and no one catches him

Ben Crane's victory at Brown Deer Park showed he is over back problems, and his skillful play while weathering two days of long storm delays showed he is one of America’s best players under age 30.

2002: PGA Tour - Smiling Shigeki brings life to PGA Tour party

It was the week the grim game face took on a subordinate role, supplanted by the ever- present smiles of animated winner Shigeki Maruyama and the wide-eyed runner-up, rookie Ben Crane.

Golf Boys 2.0: Second music video released

Check out Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane and Bubba Watson in their second - and wacky - music video.