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Place your bets on golf and the Super Bowl

Rickie Fowler
USA Today Sports Images
Want to wager on Rickie Fowler and the Super Bowl in the same bet? You can in Las Vegas this weekend.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:50 p.m.

Keegan Bradley's switch to regulation-length putter going well

Keegan Bradley at the Waste Management Phoenix Open
USA Today Sports Images
Keegan Bradley is using a regulation-length Odyssey Versa 90 Sabertooth putter in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 9:58 p.m.

Bubba Watson nearly aces par-4 17th hole at Phoenix Open

Bubba Watson
PGA Tour via YouTube
The flag was 342 yards away on the par-4 17th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and Bubba Watson hit his drive just a little too far.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 9:26 p.m.

Golf transforms life of autistic five-year-old boy

Maverick Steiner
WTSP-TV
Despite dealing with autism and Congenital Bone Marrow Transplant Syndrome, Maverick Steiner has become an enthusiastic golfer.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 4:13 p.m.

Nike Golf's new Tiger Woods golf shoe is stronger and more flexible

Nike Golf TW'15 golf shoes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The TW'15 is the first golf shoe to feature the Flyweave technology that Nike implemented in its basketball shoes last year.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 7:09 p.m.

Martin Kaymer glad his shocking loss in Abu Dhabi happened really

Martin Kaymer
Associated Press
Martin Kaymer could only hang his head after losing a 10-shot lead in Abu Dhabi, but since then he has managed to turn that shocking loss into a positive.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 5:40 p.m.

Bernhard Langer makes quadruple bogey after run-in with lava rocks

Bernhard Langer
YouTube
Bernhard Langer's 2015 season got off to a rocky start at the Mitsubishi Electric Challenge.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 | 10:46 p.m.

Dustin Johnson to return at Torrey Pines in two weeks

Dustin Johnson
USA Today Sports Images
Dustin Johnson is an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, but hasn't played since before the PGA Championship last summer.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 | 5:51 p.m.

New golf shoes offer improved comfort and stability

Puma TitanTour golf shoes
PGA.com
How cool are Puma's TitanTour golf shoes? These are packed in ice at the Puma booth at the PGA Merchandise Show.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 12:32 p.m.

SuperStroke unveils counterbalancing putter grips

SuperStroke + Plus Series putter grips
PGA.com
The SuperStroke + Plus Series grip allows golfers to unscrew the cap and easily screw a 50-gram core (shown) to provide a counterbalancing weight to the top of the putter shaft.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:40 a.m.

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