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U.S. Open return to Torrey Pines approved by San Diego City Council

South Course at Torrey Pines
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The U.S. Open will return to the famed south Course at Torrey Pines in 201 after the San Diego City Council okayed a proposal by the USGA.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Jason Day thumb still too sore for him to play Bay Hill

Jason Day
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Jason Day is sitting out yet again this week as his sore left thumb continues to heal.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Charley Hull gets first pro victory at age 17

Charley Hull at the Lalla Meryem Cup
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Charley Hull got a lift after winning the Lalla Meryem Cup on the Ladies European Tour at age 17.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Amputee Jared Brentz drives more than golf balls

Jared Brentz
Jared Brentz is a fast-rising star in the rapidly growing ParaLong Drive competition, a long-driving contest for amputees.

Nick Faldo retains his Claret Jug, but just barely, from curious elephant

Nick Faldo and elephant
Nick Faldo via Twitter
Nick Faldo and one of his Claret Jugs got up close and personal with an elephant in Thailand.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Mizuno wants you to play famously once again

Mizuno Play Famously golfers
Mizuno Golf
A few lucky golfers will (again) rub elbows with the likes of Mizuno staff players Luke Donald, Charles Howell and Jonathan Byrd as part of the second edition of the "Play Famously" campaign.

Rory McIlroys old Irish mansion to become a wedding venue

Rory McIlroy's old mansion in Northern Ireland
Rory McIlroy's five-bedroom house and 14-acre estate will be used in the hospitality business.

Tom Watson hopes Tiger Woods gets to feeling better real soon

Tom Watson
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U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson says he hopes Tiger Woods is healthy enough to play at Gleneagles.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

This 92-year-old woman is your new golf idol

Fran Thomas
Fran Thomas got two aces in 1987, then carded her third 27 years later.

Tiger Woods planning to play Bay Hill next week, his agent says

Tiger Woods
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Tiger Woods "intends to be at Bay Hill" for the Arnold Palmer Invitational next week, according to agent Mark Steinberg.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

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