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Lydia Ko makes Time 100 Most Influential list

Lydia Ko
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Lydia Ko is the second youngest member of Time Magazine's '100 Most Influential People' list for 2014.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 11:14 p.m.

Cheyenne Woods throws out first pitch at Tampa Bay Rays game

Cheyenne Woods at Tampa Bay Rays game
Cheyenne Woods via Twitter
Cheyenne Woods did a great job throwing out the first pitch at the Tampa Bay Rays game on Wednesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 10:02 p.m.

Nike Golf issues VRS Covert 2.0 Matte Black Edition Driver

Nike Golf VRS Covert 2.0 Matte Black Edition Driver
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The Nike Golf VRS Covert 2.0 Matte Black Edition Driver features Fly-Brace technology that ties the sole to the crown, stiffening the rear portion of the club and transferring more energy to the face at impact.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 6:07 p.m.

Bubba Watson speaks at Georgia student athlete banquet

Bubba Watson
University of Georgia Athletics
Bubba Watson shopped for a stuffed Bulldog for 2-year-old son Caleb in the University of Georgia bookstore during his return to campus on Monday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | 7:57 p.m.

Florida golf coach Buddy Alexander retiring at end of season

Buddy Alexander with Camilo Villegas
Getty Images
Buddy Alexander coached Camilo Villegas and his teammates to the NCAA crown in 2001.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | 3:39 p.m.

Next two U.S. Open venues have very different stories

Chambers Bay
Getty Images
Chambers Bay hosted the 2010 U.S. Amateur in part to show that the course could handle a U.S. Open.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 | 8:38 p.m.

Jimmy Walker gets gag gift from his friends back home

Jimmy Walker
Jimmy Walker via Twitter
Jimmy Walker has a group of friends there who definitely aren't shy pointing out his on-course failings, rare though they have been this season.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 10:53 p.m.

Donald Ross course purchased by Union League nation's most prominent city club

Torresdale-Frankford Country Club
Courtesy of Torresdale-Frankford Country Club
Torresdale-Frankford Country Club in Philadelphia, home of a historic Donald Ross golf course, is being purchased by the Union League city club.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 8:41 p.m.

TaylorMade unveils white SLDR driver

TaylorMade White SLDR driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The white version of the TaylorMade SLDR driver is identical to the original black edition in every way but color – meaning it also includes a 20-gram weight that slides along a track on the front of the sole to let golfers to dial in their preferred trajectory.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014 | 8:39 p.m.

Players Championship switches to three-hole aggregate playoff format

TPC Sawgrass
USA Today Sports Images
The Players Championship's new playoff format means the three-hole shootout will end at the par-4 18th hole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 4:50 p.m.

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