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Darren Clarke just cant go for a long putter, even if it would help him

Darren Clarke
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If Daren Clarke had his way, we'd all still be playing with ''persimmon woods and blade irons."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Nick Faldo attempt to ditch a cupcake goes hilariously wrong

Gary Player and Nick Faldo at the Humana Challenge
Coutesy the Golf Channel
Gary Player really didn't want Nick Faldo to eat a cupcake on the Golf Channel Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Lance Armstrong gets his handicap down into single digits

Lance Armstrong
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Lance Armstrong says he has all but quit recreational cycling in favor of golf to ''clear his mind,'' and plans to play more golf as he goes forward.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey and Matteo Manassero race golf carts in Abu Dhabi

Paul Casey (seated), Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and Matteo Manassero
Paul Casey (seated), Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and Matteo Manassero prepared to put the pedal to the metal in their golf carts at Abu Dhabi.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Will Wilcox keeps his swing thoughts hand-y

Will Wilcox golf glove
Srixon Golf via Twitter
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Phil Mickelson raving about his new Callaway Big Bertha driver

Callaway Big Bertha Alpha driver
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Phil Mickelson's Big Bertha Alpha driver from Callaway Golf has a ''gravity core'' that fits in a carbon tube in the head that connects the crown and sole and allows golfers to adjust the center of gravity location.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Matthew Fitzpatrick, U.S. Amateur champ, quits college to return to England

Matthew Fitzpatrick
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Matthew Fitzpatrick has opted to "dedicate 100 percent of my time to the game and have decided to withdraw from university in the U.S," according to a statement released by Northwestern.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

John Daly makes hole-in-one, wins a car

John Daly
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John Daly opened his week at the Humana Challenge by winning a car with an ace in the Monday pro-am.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Golf endorsement deals coming fast and furious

Lydia Ko
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Lydia Ko, 16, will play a full complement of Callaway and Odyssey products as she embarks on her first season as a full-time professional on the LPGA Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

james hahn joost luiten make double eagles on same day in sony open volvo golf champions

Joost Luiten and James Hahn
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Joost Luiten (l) carded his first double eagle on Friday in South Africa, while James Hahn got his second about 12 hours later in Hawaii.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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