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Dad stands to cash in if Rory McIlroy wins Open Championship

Rory McIlroy and Gerry McIlroy
Getty Images
Should Rory McIlroy win the Open Championship on Sunday, both he and his dad will have plenty to celebrate.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Tom Watson doesn't want Tom Watson to win the Open

Tom Watson at the Open Championship
USA Today Sports Images
Tom Watson's good play at the Open Championship had another Tom Watson fretting about his financial future.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Players pay respects as beloved coach Bob Torrance dies at age 82

Bob Torrance
Bob Torrance, longtime golf coach and father of European Tour star Sam Torrance, was a beloved figure on the practice range for many decades.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Callaway showcases utility irons, Mack Daddy wedges special bags at Open Championship

Callaway golf bag, Apex utility iron, Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind wedges
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Callaway staff players at the Open Championship are using special-edition golf bags as well as brand-new Apex utility irons and Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind wedges.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Can golfers name all four Beatles?

Beatles playing golf
The Beatles dabbled in golf in their movie, "A Hard Day's Night," but that apparently wasn't enough to impress some of the game's top players at Royal Liverpool.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ian Poulter sporting his Arsenal colors at Open Championship

Ian Poulter's Arsenal golf bag
Ian Poulter via Instagram
Ian Poulter has football on the brain, and on his bag, this week at Royal Liverpool.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Difference at Royal Liverpool is as plain as brown and green

Royal Liverpool
Scottsdale Golf via Twitter
The changes in the course conditions at Royal Liverpool from 2006 to this week have to be seen to be fully appreciated.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

2-year-old Jaxson Kelly cheerily hits balls 50 yards down practice range

Jaxson Kelly
KSWB-TV
"I've never seen a kid hit a ball like that," John Kelly says of his 2-year-old son Jaxson.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Seven MLB all-stars receive custom Bettinardi putters

Bettinardi putters for MLB all-stars
Courtesy of Bettinardi Golf
Seven Major League Baseball all-stars can hone their putting strokes with their new custom-made putters from Bettinardi.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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