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Sammy Schmitz earns spot in 2016 Masters thanks to ace on par-4 hole

Sammy Schmitz
Chris Keane/USGA
Sammy Schmitz was all smiles after making a hole-in-one on a par-4 hole to all but clinch the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship and a berth in the 2016 Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 08, 2015 | 5:17 p.m.

Pairings unveiled for Friday fourball matches at 2015 Presidents Cup

Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth
Reuters
Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth will play together for a second straight day in Friday's fourballs at the Presidents Cup.

Published: Thursday, October 08, 2015 | 3:55 a.m.

Jason Day drains big birdie putt on first day of Presidents Cup

Jason Day
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Day's huge putt on No. 17 prolonged the most intense match of Day 1 at the Presidents Cup.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, October 08, 2015 | 3:22 a.m.

Phil Mickelson chips in from bunker at Presidents Cup

Phil Mickelson
PGA Tour via YouTube
Phil Mickelson raised his arms in triumph after blasting out of the bunker and into the hole on Day 1 at the Presidents Cup.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 08, 2015 | 1:54 a.m.

Graeme McDowell gets a big help from his little friend

Graeme McDowell
Graeme McDowell via Twitter
Graeme McDowell shared a resounding hand slap with a fan after the youngster hit a shot for him on Wednesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 | 5:36 p.m.

Korda sisters show that they've got the power

Jessica Korda and Nelly Korda
Jessica Korda via Twitter
Jessica Korda and sister Nelly were on the tee box when they got the power.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 02, 2015 | 2:41 p.m.

"Shades of Grey" star Jamie Dornan eagles 18th hole at St. Andrews

Jamie Dornan
European Tour via Twitter
Jamie Dornan usually sets his fans' hearts aflutter, but he gave himself palpitations with his eagle at St. Andrews on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 01, 2015 | 5:09 p.m.

PGA Professional Gus Andreone celebrates 104th birthday with some golf

Gus and Betty Andreone
The PGA of America
PGA Life Member Gus Andreone and his wife Betty marked Gus's 104th birthday with personalized jerseys.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 01, 2015 | 2:42 p.m.

Trick shot artist Mathias Schjoelberg balances ball on his neck

Mathias Schjoelberg
Mathias Schjoelberg via Instagram
This trick shot from Mathias Schjoelberg requires balance as well as hand-eye coordination.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 7:37 p.m.

Jordan Spieth's fellow players react to him winning FedExCup

Jordan Spieth
USA Today Sports Images
Jordan Spieth captured two trophies and capped off a $22 million season, on Sunday, which prompted many of his PGA Tour peers to take to social media to remark on his achievement.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 27, 2015 | 11:17 p.m.

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