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Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery, hopes to return in early 2016

Tiger Woods
USA Today Sports Images
Tiger Woods felt some occasional discomfort in the back and hip in recent weeks, his website said, and he chose to have surgery quickly.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 | 7:00 p.m.

Jason Day and Zach Johnson make eagles from bunkers at BMW Championship

Jason Day
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Day's eagle from a fairway bunker was the best sot in a day full of them at the BMW Championship in Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 4:56 p.m.

Jordan Spieth makes a hole-in-one in first round of BMW Championship

Jordan Spieth
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jordan Spieth encouraged his tee shot on the par-3 second hole to "be enough," and it was, giving him an ace at the BMW Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 4:15 p.m.

5 to Watch at the 2015 BMW Championship

Henrik Stenson
USA Today Sports Images
Henrik Stenson enters the BMW Championship fourth in the points after finishing second in both of the first two playoff events.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | 3:10 p.m.

Jordan Spieth wears Masters green jacket at University of Texas football game

Jordan Spieth
University of Texas men's golf team via Twitter
Jordan Spieth, in his Masters green jacket, stood out in the sea of burnt orange on the field at halftime of the University of Texas' game with Rice Saturday night.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 11:09 p.m.

MIT researchers making advances on self-driving golf carts

MIT driverless golf cart
MIT News Office via YouTube
In a recent test, MIT's autonomous golf carts were outfitted with computers, off-the-shelf laser rangefinders mounted at different heights and a camera.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 04, 2015 | 6:25 p.m.

Jerry Jones likes the way John Daly approaches life

John Daly
USA Today Sports Images
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a big fan of John Daly's big golf swing.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 03, 2015 | 2:25 p.m.

Jordan Spieth throws out first pitch at Red Sox-Yankees game

Jordan Spieth
MLB.com
Jordan Spieth now owns two majors and two Major League Baseball first-pitch honors.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 | 8:03 p.m.

Graeme McDowell already grinding toward the 2016 Ryder Cup

Graeme McDowell
Graeme McDowell via Instagram
Graeme McDowell, who played a key role in the 2014 Ryder Cup, is out on the range with an eye on 2016.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 | 5:38 p.m.

TaylorMade shows how Jason Day's putter is made

Jason Day's putter
TaylorMade via YouTube
Welding the hosel into the proper position is a key part of the construction of Jason Day's TaylorMade Itsy Bitsy Spider putter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 | 3:38 p.m.

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