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What happens when you smash a golf ball with an iPhone?

iPhone
Everything Apple Pro via YouTube
Does an iPhone make a good golf club? The answer is pretty clear.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 23, 2015 | 7:04 p.m.

Jason Dufner gets bad break on chip headed for the hole at Shriners Open

Jason Dufner
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Dufner's chip looked like a sure birdie – until its path was diverted.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 7:01 p.m.

Who is the PGA Tour's longest driver on a pound-for-pound basis?

Justin Thomas
USA Today Sports Images
At 5-foot-10 and 145 pounds, Justin Thomas gets more out of his drives than anyone else on the PGA Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 5:39 p.m.

C.B. Macdonald's Chicago mansion listed for sale at $1.975 million

Ballyshear
Coldwell Banker
C.B. Macdonald's mansion at Chicago Golf Club includes 6,020 square feet of living space, and a unique place in the history of American golf.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 3:55 p.m.

College golfer hits shot off her teammate's rear end

Maria Rodriguez
Maria Rodriguez via Instagram
We don't know where Maria Rodriguez's shot ended up, but we do know it started out in a very unusual location.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 7:42 p.m.

Golf equipment companies have fun with "Back to the Future Day"

Back to the Future
TaylorMade via Twitter
TaylorMade showed us drivers from then and now in a "Back to the Future" setting.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 | 6:55 p.m.

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.

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