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Roberto Castro makes 122-yard eagle at Sanderson Farms Championship

Roberto Castro
PGATour.com
Roberto Castro had the happy task of lifting his ball out of the hole after knocking it in from 122 yards away.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 06, 2015 | 6:14 p.m.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady compares passing motion to golf swing

Tom Brady
USA Today Sports Images
When talking about long passing versus short passing this week, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady used a golf analogy.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 06, 2015 | 4:24 p.m.

Release of 'Spectre' reminds us of the time James Bond played golf

James Bond and Auric Goldfinger
United Artists
James Bond questions Goldfinger's golf ball in the crucial moment of their golf match.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 06, 2015 | 3:07 p.m.

Rory McIlroy misses a hole-in-one by a hair at HSBC Champions

Rory McIlroy
PGA Tour via YouTube
Rory McIlroy's tee shot on the par-3 12th hole on Friday peeked in the cup before deciding not to fall in.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 06, 2015 | 1:37 a.m.

Brian Davis sinks 48-foot pitch shot for eagle on the first bounce at Sanderson Farms Championship

Brian Davis
PGA Tour via YouTube
Brian Davis shared a fist bump with his caddie after his one-bounce eagle found the bottom of the cup on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 05, 2015 | 6:32 p.m.

Dustin Johnson misses a hole-in-one by inches at HSBC Champions

Dustin Johnson's almost-ace
PGA Tour via YouTube
Dustin Johnson came within inches of a hole-in-on on Thursday at the HSBC Champions.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 05, 2015 | 2:36 a.m.

LPGA Tour players might miss next event because of a volcano eruption

Race to the CME Globe via Twitter
If So Yeon Ryu, Beatriz Recari, Azahara Munoz and Jessica Korda miss the Toto Japan Classic, at least they've got a unique excuse.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 05, 2015 | 2:04 a.m.

Wil Bateman makes one of the coolest gimme putts ever

Wil Bateman
Wil Bateman via Instagram
Wil Bateman took the long route on this short putt, but it paid off.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, November 03, 2015 | 8:32 p.m.

Rory McIlroy deals with stomach illness with good humor

Rory McIlroy
USA Today Sports Images
A club sandwich laid Rory McIlroy low, but he kept his spirits up on Twitter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, November 03, 2015 | 6:53 p.m.

One Direction singer Niall Horan hits golf balls on break from band

Niall Horan with Rory McIlroy
USA Today Sports Images
Niall Horan caddied for Rory McIlroy during the Par 3 Contest at the Masters last spring.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, November 02, 2015 | 7:10 p.m.

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