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Golf Magazine unveils its 2015 Top 100 Courses list

Whistling Straits
The PGA of America
Whistling Straits, which hosted an amazing PGA Championship last month, comes in at No. 27 on the new Top 100 Courses list from Golf Magazine.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 25, 2015 | 5:03 p.m.

Scott Piercy plays his front nine at Tour Championship with no pars

Scott Piercy
USA Today Sports Images
Scott Piercy had seven bogeys, two birdies and zero pars on his outward nine Friday at East Lake.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 25, 2015 | 2:13 p.m.

Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes eyes a second career as a pro golfer

Yoenis Cespedes
Yoenis Cespedes via Twitter
New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has been playing for for less than two years, but clearly has the golf bug.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 24, 2015 | 3:15 p.m.

Callaway Golf holds its 100th clubfitting for military veterans

Callaway Golf's Warrior Club Fitting
Callaway Golf via Twitter
Callaway Golf held its 100th Warrior Club Fitting on the practice range at East Lake ahead of the Tour Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 7:04 p.m.

Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery, hopes to return in early 2016

Tiger Woods
USA Today Sports Images
Tiger Woods felt some occasional discomfort in the back and hip in recent weeks, his website said, and he chose to have surgery quickly.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 18, 2015 | 7:00 p.m.

Jason Day and Zach Johnson make eagles from bunkers at BMW Championship

Jason Day
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Day's eagle from a fairway bunker was the best sot in a day full of them at the BMW Championship in Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 4:56 p.m.

Jordan Spieth makes a hole-in-one in first round of BMW Championship

Jordan Spieth
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jordan Spieth encouraged his tee shot on the par-3 second hole to "be enough," and it was, giving him an ace at the BMW Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 4:15 p.m.

5 to Watch at the 2015 BMW Championship

Henrik Stenson
USA Today Sports Images
Henrik Stenson enters the BMW Championship fourth in the points after finishing second in both of the first two playoff events.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | 3:10 p.m.

Jordan Spieth wears Masters green jacket at University of Texas football game

Jordan Spieth
University of Texas men's golf team via Twitter
Jordan Spieth, in his Masters green jacket, stood out in the sea of burnt orange on the field at halftime of the University of Texas' game with Rice Saturday night.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, September 12, 2015 | 11:09 p.m.

MIT researchers making advances on self-driving golf carts

MIT driverless golf cart
MIT News Office via YouTube
In a recent test, MIT's autonomous golf carts were outfitted with computers, off-the-shelf laser rangefinders mounted at different heights and a camera.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 04, 2015 | 6:25 p.m.

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