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John Peterson makes a 74-yard eagle through the back door at Barclays

John Peterson
PGA Tour via YouTube
John Peterson and his caddie shared a high-five after his 74-yard wedge shot took the long road to the bottom of the cup on Thursday at the Barclays.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 6:11 p.m.

FlingGolf combines golf and lacrosse in a fun and fast sport

FlingGolf
WOFL-TV
FlingGolf players use a stick that's a cross between a golf club and a lacrosse stick to throw golf balls around a golf course.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 3:21 p.m.

Henry Johnson still playing golf three days a week at age 100

Henry Johnson
WDBJ-TV
"I think it's good exercise and I enjoy the companionship," of his thrice-weekly golf game, says 100-year-old Henry Johnson.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | 7:03 p.m.

Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson throw out dueling first pitches

Zach Johnson took a selfie with the Wrigley Field scoreboard in the background, while Jordan Spieth showed off his left-handed form in Texas.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 9:47 p.m.

Under Armour files trademark for Jordan Spieth logo

Jordan Spieth logo
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
This Jordan Spieth could soon be seen on a wide variety of Under Armour golf apparel and accessories.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, August 06, 2015 | 6:36 p.m.

Callaway unveils 2016 editions of Big Bertha driver line

Callaway Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha 816 Double Black Diamond drivers
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The new Great Big Bertha driver (l) has a sliding weight around the sole's perimeter, while the Big Bertha Alpha 816 DBD has two gravity cores.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 | 6:50 p.m.

Tennis star Novak Djokovic wants to play in Ryder Cup

Novak Djokovic and friends
Novak Djokovic via Twitter
Novak Djokovic (back row, right) are clearly inspired by their discovery of this European Ryder Cup golf cart.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 | 8:37 p.m.

Kangaroo boxes flagsticks at Australian golf course

Kangaroo boxes flagsticks
Daniel Popovic via Twitter
One round with a flagstick wasn't enough for this kangaroo, so he took on a second flag before calling it a day.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, August 03, 2015 | 7:22 p.m.

Chauncey Billups loves golf for its camaraderie

Chauncey Billups
KCNC-TV
Chauncey Billups began playing golf because he was looking for an activity where he could spend quality time with friends but still be home with his family in the evenings.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 31, 2015 | 3:48 p.m.

Rickie Fowler buys a lot of beer after making hole-in-one

Alex DePallo via Twitter
Rickie Fowler provided some liquid refreshment for the media to commemorate his hole-in-one on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 8:28 p.m.

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