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Hideki Matsuyama what's in the winners' bags for the week of February 7, 2016

Hideki Matsuyama
USA Today Sports Images
Hideki Matsuyama used Cleveland wedges to go with clubs from Srixon, TaylorMade, Honma and Scotty Cameron in winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Published: Sunday, February 07, 2016 | 10:31 p.m.

PGA Tour players take to Twitter to discuss Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning at Super Bowl 50
USA Today Sports Images
Peyton Manning earned a lot of praise from PGA Tour ranging from Tiger Woods to Jordan Spieth on Super Bowl Sunday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, February 07, 2016 | 10:12 p.m.

Highlights from the Hideki Matsuyama-Rickie Fowler battle at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler and Hideki Matsuyama
USA Today Sports Images
Rickie Fowler and Hideki Matsuyama needed 22 holes to decide the champion in Phoenix on Sunday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, February 07, 2016 | 9:25 p.m.

Harold Varner does Cam Newton "dab" after making long birdie putt at Phoenix Open

Harold Varner III
PGA Tour via YouTube
The raucous gallery at No. 16 appreciated Harold Varner's long birdie putt, but they really loved his celebratory "dab" after it fell.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 4:26 p.m.

Star tight end Matt Heuerman passes on football scholarship to pursue golf

Matt Heuerman
Matt Heuerman via Twitter
At 6-foot-6, Matt Heuerman towers over some of his teammates in Barton Collier High School in Naples, Florida.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota Wild players take selfie with alligator during golf game at Cancun

Hockey players with gator
Nino Niederreiter via Twitter
An alligator on a Cancun golf course was left open-mouthed by its encounter with Minnesota Wild player Nino Niederreiter and three of his teammates.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 | 3:33 p.m.

Stewart Cink sinks a full-court putt at halftime of Georgia Tech basketball game

Stewart Cink celebrates
Georgia Tech Athletics via Twitter
Stewart Cink whooped it up with the crowd after making a 94-foot putt during the Georgia Tech basketball game Tuesday night.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 11:23 p.m.

Snow covers Ryder Cup venue Hazeltine National Golf Club again

Hazeltine National
The PGA of America
The Ryder Cup banner is proudly on display in the window in the left-hand photo, while the "Walking Man" statue is trekking through the snow on the right.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 6:22 p.m.

Most prominent new equipment releases from golf's biggest companies at the PGA Show

New golf equipment
Courtesy of Nike Golf, Ping Golf, Cleveland Golf and Mizuno Golf
Among the most intriguing new gear at the PGA Show this week is the (clockwise from upper left) Nike Vapor Flex driver, Ping G Crossover irons, Mizuno S5 wedges and Cleveland TFI 2135 putters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 28, 2016 | 10:37 p.m.

New crop of golf balls blossoms in year without ProV1 launch

Callaway golf balls
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The new Callaway Chrome Soft ball (l) features a proprietary Dual SoftFast Core, while the color pattern on the TruVis version provides unprecedented visual feedback.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 9:21 p.m.

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