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Sammy Schmitz raises $25,000 in three days to fund his trip to the Masters

Sammy Schmitz
Chris Keane/USGA
Getting to Augusta National has gotten a lot easier for U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Sammy Schmitz.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 2:41 p.m.

Jordan Spieth congratulates Emiliano Grillo on winning Frys.com Open

Emiliano Grillo
USA Today Sports Images
Emiliano Grillo and Jordan Spieth share an interesting connection to a handful of other young players.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 19, 2015 | 2:51 p.m.

John Huh and Jarrod Lyle sink long-distance eagles back-to-back at Frys.com Open

Jarrod Lyle
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jarrod Lyle canned a 64-year-wedge shot for eagle immediately after John Huh had dropped in an eagle of his own from 122 yards on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 10:52 p.m.

Nick Watney lips out fairway wood shot for double eagle at Frys.com Open

Nick Watney
PGA Tour via YouTube
Nick Watney's approach shot from 263 yards out on Thursday peeked into the cup but didn't quite fall.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 9:32 p.m.

San Diego Padres and Callaway to build nine-hole golf course inside Petco Park

Callaway Golf/San Diego Padres
Petco Park in San Diego will be transformed from a baseball field into a unique golf course for one weekend in November.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 7:56 p.m.

5-year-old Jaden Soong has a winning golf game and winning personality

Jaden Soong
KABC-TV
Jaden Soong is only 5 years old, but he already knows how to hold his finish like a pro.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 5:04 p.m.

Could Drone Golf become the next big golf game?

Drone golf
KLAS-TV
The object of drone golf is to drop a golf ball as close to a flagstick as possible.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 4:47 p.m.

Korda sisters both win tournaments after "powering up" on teebox

Jessica Korda and Nelly Korda
Jessica Korda via Twitter
Jessica Korda and her sister Nelly both earned victories the week after they posted a video of themselves dancing off the teebox.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 6:27 p.m.

Teenage cancer patient gets awesome golf cart through Make-A-Wish Foundation

Danny Adams
WSVN-TV
It took Danny Adams a while to check out the many special features on his new golf cart.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 | 7:13 p.m.

Here's the video of the par-4 ace that earned Sammy Schmitz a spot in the Masters

Sammy Schmitz
USGA via Twitter
As the video shows, Sammy Schmitz didn't realize he had made a hole-in-one until he had walked off the tee box.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 12, 2015 | 6:46 p.m.

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