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Tiger Woods taking full swings again, big step toward return to action

Tiger Woods
Getty Images
Tiger Woods began taking full swings last week after spending two months working on regaining his strength.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 | 10:13 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus toughens up hole leading into Bear Trap at PGA National

Jack Nicklaus at the Bear Trap at PGA National
Jack Nicklaus via Instagram
Jack Nicklaus has made the "Bear Trap" at PGA National even more daunting with his renovation of the hole leading into it.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 | 8:24 p.m.

Scotty Cameron adds three models to Futura line of putters

Courtesy of Titleist Scotty Cameron
All three new Scotty Cameron Futura putters from Titleist are designed to be extremely stable through the putting stroke.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 | 6:27 p.m.

Webb Simpson preparing to switch to short putter

Webb Simpson
USA Today Sports Images
Webb Simpson has used his belly putter since he was in college a decade ago.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 6:40 p.m.

Old Works Golf Course, atop a Superfund site, might close

Old Works Golf Course
Old Works Golf Course
Old Works Golf Course sits atop an EPA Superfund site contaminated by years of copper smelting.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 4:48 p.m.

Scorecard of the Day: Mikko Ilonen at the Volvo World Match Play Championship

Mikko Ilonen's scorecard
European Tour
Mikko Ilonen's magic number on Thursday at the Volvo World Match Play Championship was 3.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 7:18 p.m.

TaylorMade debuts RSi iron family with face slots

TaylorMade RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons
Courtesy of TaylorMade Golf
The new RSi line of irons from TaylorMade feature vertical slots cut into the heel and toe of the face to help the performance of off-center hits.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:47 p.m.

What kind of animal tracks are on this green?

Els Club Desaru Coast
Troon Golf via Twitter
The dewsweepers at the Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia are quite unusual.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 10:21 p.m.

Patrick Reed gets shushed by European Ryder Cup players

Patrick Reed getting "shushed"
IMG Golf via Twitter
Patrick Reed got "shushed" by some Ryder Cup opponents, but couldn't help but laugh.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 10:00 p.m.

Paula Creamer visits troops near DMZ in Korea

Paula Creamer at the DMZ in Korea
Paula Creamer via Instagram
Paula Creamer's visit to the Demilitarized Zone included throwing hand grenades and tomahawks.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 7:31 p.m.

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