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President Obama makes Caddyshack reference in Harold Ramis tribute

Bill Murray as Carl Spackler in Caddyshack
President Obama referred to wacky assistant greenskeeper Carl Spackler's tale of caddying for the Dalai Lama in his statement of condolence for "Caddyshack" writer and director Harold Ramis.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Furman to keep mens golf team alive after alumni jump in with support

Brad Faxon
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Brad Faxon, an All-American in the 1980s, was one of more than 50 former Furman golfers that rallied to help save the program from elimination.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Tiger Woods Foundation chief Greg McLaughlin to join PGA Tour

Tiger Woods and Greg McLaughlin
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Greg McLaughlin has been the president and CEO of the Tiger Woods Foundation since 2000.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

These guys are good – but not everybody knows their names

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano golf cart sheet
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano via Twitter
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano arrived at his golf cart for a Honda Classic pro-am, only to find he had been replaced by "Gonzalo Fernandez-Castro."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Victor Dubuisson impresses both Ryder Cup captains

Victor Dubuisson at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
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Victor Dubuisson spent much of Sunday getting into trouble, then getting out if it in spectacular fashion at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ian Poulter attends Daytona 500

Ian Poulter at the Daytona 500
Ian Poulter via Twitter
Ian Poulter hung out in the Hendrick Motorsports pit at the Daytona 500 on Sunday, at least until the rains came.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Heres what a Masters invitation looks like

Masters invitation Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano via Twitter
Receiving your Masters invitation in the mail is "priceless," says Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano, voicing an opinion that is no doubt unanimous.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Tad Moore Signature Series of putters from Orlimar feature washboard face milling

Tad Moore Signature Series putters from Orlimar
Courtesy of Orlimar
The new Tad Moore Signature Series putters from Orlimar all contain a unique milled face designed to work well with the cover materials of modern golf balls.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Furman alums try to save golf team from death sentence

Furman University
Furman University
More than 50 former players – including Brad Faxon, the team's most prominent graduate – held a teleconference on Monday with school officials to discuss ways to possibly keep the men's golf team alive.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ailsa Craig, golf landmark, produces Olympic curling stones

Ailsa Craig with Lucas Glover
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With the Ailsa Craig looming in the background, Lucas Glover lined up a putt during the 2009 British Open at Turnberry.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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