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Tom Watson, age 65, makes cut at RBC Heritage

Tom Watson
USA Today Sports Images
Tom Watson stood on the 18th tee Friday knowing he needed a birdie to make the cut - so he did.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, April 17, 2015 | 7:52 p.m.

Bubba Watson plays night golf in China

Bubba Watson plays night golf
Bubba Watson via Twitter
Bubba Watson didn't get enough golf in the daylight, so he took in a round of night golf, too.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 7:07 p.m.

Rory McIlroy beats Jamie Dornan in a game of Circular Soccer

Rory McIlroy and Jamie Dornan
Circular Soccer via YouTube
Rory McIlroy (right) used his athleticism to edge "50 Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan (far left) in Circular Soccer.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 3:15 p.m.

Tiger Woods' wrist 'fine' after hitting tree root at Masters, his agent says

Tiger Woods
USA Today Sports Images
Tiger Woods apparently suffered no serious injury on Sunday at the Masters, and said "I really like what I'm doing" with his swing.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 2:22 p.m.

Piece of Eisenhower Tree heading to Eisenhower presidential library

Eisenhower Tree cross-cut
Associated Press
The 4 1/2-foot crosscut from Augusta National's famed Eisenhower Tree will join other presidential memorabilia in Dwight Eisenhower's hometown of Abilene, Kansas.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 | 2:37 p.m.

Jacksonville Jaguars mascot wins Players Championship charity event

Jaxson de Ville
Jacksonville Jaguars via Twitter
Jaxson de Ville is one cool cat when it comes to golf.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 11:51 p.m.

Ping to sell 5,000 pink G30 drivers, share proceeds with Bubba Watson Foundation

Bubba Watson's pink Ping G30 driver
USA Today Sports Images/Ping Golf
Ping will donate $60 for each of the 5,000 pink G30 drivers it sells to aid the cause of children's health.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 06, 2015 | 10:42 p.m.

Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed pull off almost identical birdie chip-ins

Patrick Reed and Sergio Garcia
PGA Tour via YouTube
Patrick Reed (l) and Sergio Garcia found themselves in similar trouble on the par-3 ninth hole Thursday, and made identical great escapes.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 02, 2015 | 4:59 p.m.

Ryan Moore signs to play clubs from PXG, GoDaddy founder's new company

Ryan Moore
USA Today Sports Images
The sole of Ryan Moore's new PXG driver features a circle of weight ports that enables extreme adjustability.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 02, 2015 | 3:12 p.m.

Adam Scott confirms that he'll revert to his long putter for Masters

Adam Scott
USA Today Sports Images
Adam Scott will be reunited with his trusty Scotty Cameron Futura-X mallet for Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 | 5:29 p.m.

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