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Bubba Watson's half-court shot at the Orlando Magic game has to be seen to be believed

Bubba Watson
Orlando Magic via Twitter
Bubba Watson's half-court shot at the Orlando Magic game Tuesday night was even cooler than it if had gone in.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 11:17 p.m.

Japanese company will test deliveries of snacks to golfers via drones

ACSL Mini-Surveyor drone
Courtesy of ACSL
The Mini Surveyor drone that'll test on-course deliveries can carry loads of 10 to 12 pounds per trip, according to drone maker Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 5:18 p.m.

Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest day at the Masters this year

Rory McIlroy
USA Today Sports Images
"The year I had my best chance at Augusta ... I didn't play the Par 3 Contest," says Rory Mcilroy of his decision to skip the Wednesday staple of Masters Week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 5:06 p.m.

One Direction singer Niall Horan is focusing on his golf game

Niall Horan
Niall Horan via Instagram
Even some recent cool weather couldn't keep Niall Horan of One Direction off the golf course.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 25, 2016 | 5:38 p.m.

One of John Daly's Claret Jugs is up for auction

Claret Jug for sale
Green Jacket Auctions
According to the listing on Green Jacket Auctions site, the sterling silver Claret Jug is "produced by the Royal & Ancient's official trophy maker" and measures 12 1/4" tall."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 10:07 p.m.

Players are chipping in like crazy on Day 2 at Dell Match Play

Ryan Moore
PGA Tour via YouTube
Ryan Moore's chip shot out of the thick greenside rough on the par-3 17th hole went right into the cup for a birdie.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 6:21 p.m.

Jason Dufner flexes when he outdrives Rickie Fowler at the Dell Match Play

Jason Dufner and Rickie Fowler
Skratch TV via Twitter
Jason Dufner celebrated in classic Dufner fashion after his opening tee shot on Wednesday at Austin Country Club.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 6:28 p.m.

Teen pilot crash-lands airplane on golf course in Kansas

Plane crash on golf course
KWCH-TV
Christian Dell, an 18-year-old pilot, brought his single-engine plane down on the Tallgrass Golf Course near Wichita, Kan., after its engine died.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | 3:36 p.m.

Trick-shot artist Wesley Bryan wins Web.com Tour's Louisiana Open

Wesley Bryan
Callaway Golf via Twitter
Wesley Bryan won the Chitimacha Louisiana Open in only his third start on the Web.com Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, March 20, 2016 | 10:01 p.m.

Jason Day pitches in for birdie in final round of Arnold Palmer Invitational

Jason Day
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Day made up for a short tee shot with a perfect pitch on the par-3 second hole in the final round at Bay Hill.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, March 20, 2016 | 3:22 p.m.

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