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Carly Booth skydives to raise money for Special Olympics

Carly Booth skydiving
Carly Booth via Instagram
Carly Booth was inspired by her brother, who has Down Syndrome, to raise money for Special Olympics.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 | 7:08 p.m.

Rolene Strauss new Miss World is a golfer

Miss World Rolene Strauss
Courtesy of Miss World
Miss World Rolene Strauss lists golf as one of her favorite activities.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, December 14, 2014 | 7:02 p.m.

One-handed chipper Jason Palmer makes his first start as European Tour member

Jason Palmer
European Tour via YouTube
Jason Palmer cured his chipping yips by taking his left hand completely out of the equation.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 1:58 a.m.

Most memorable duffs, fluffs, mis-hits and bad shots in 2014

Worst shots of 2014
YouTube
Hey, hockey star T.J. Oshie... we feel your pain.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 6:55 p.m.

Glen Garden CC, where Hogan and Nelson met, closes its doors after 102 years

Glen Garden Country Club
JJ Killeen via Twitter
Glen Garden Country Club in Fort Worth was the site of a famous match between Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson when both were teenaged caddies at the club.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 2:47 p.m.

Ryder Cup Task Force holds first meeting

Ryder Cup
Getty Images
PGA of America President Derek Sprague said the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting marked "the beginning of a process that is designed to create the conditions for long term Ryder Cup success."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 | 7:59 p.m.

Tickets for 2015 KPMG Women's PGA Championship on sale

Stacy Lewis
Getty Images
Reigning LPGA Player of the Year Stacy Lewis will lead a field of 156 players into Westchester Country Club for the 2015 edition of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 | 8:58 a.m.

Cheyenne Woods and Lindsey Vonn give Tiger Woods much to celebrate

Cheyenne Woods and Lindsey Vonn
USA Today Sports Images
Cheyenne Woods and Lindsey Vonn both reached significant goals over the weekend.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 08, 2014 | 6:45 p.m.

John Daly gets engaged to longtime girlfriend Anna Cladakis

John Daly and Anna Cladakis
John Daly via Twitter
John Daly popped the question to girlfriend Anna Cladakis after six years of courtship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 05, 2014 | 10:20 p.m.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson star in second JibJab holiday eCard

Tiger Woods and Martin Kaymer
Courtesy of JibJab
Martin Kaymer and Tiger Woods use a snowman for cover as Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia and Adam Scott pummel them with snowballs in this second 2014 holiday eCard from JibJab.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 05, 2014 | 6:52 p.m.

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