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South African president uses golf to raise funds for education

South Africa President Jacob Zuma
Courtesy: South African government
South African President Jacob Zuma believes that golf can help people achieve a healthy lifestyle.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 14, 2014 | 7:55 p.m.

Augusta National begins clean-up after ice storm

Augusta National
Kevin Faigle via Twitter
Augusta National's 'Members Only' sign at Washington Road was coated in ice and knocked off-kilter by the storm.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 13, 2014 | 7:45 p.m.

Natalie Gulbis blends golf and baseball in game with kids

Natalie Gulbis
Natalie Gulbis via Instagram
Natalie Gulbis led a group of youngsters in a game of ''golf ball.''
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 13, 2014 | 3:53 p.m.

Pebble Beach opens new range and golf academy

Pebble Beach Golf Academy
Getty Images
A new driving range and dramatically expanded golf academy are joining the world-famous Pebble Beach Golf Links.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 13, 2014 | 3:04 p.m.

Polite autograph seeker makes big impression on PGA Tour players

Davess Vertugo's thank you card
Scott Langley was one of several PGA Tour players so impressed with 12-year-old Davess Vertugo's thank-you card that he shared it on social media.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | 10:46 p.m.

Northern Trust Open | Five players to watch

Hunter Mahan
USA Today Sports Images
Hunter Mahan is trending up the charts on the PGA Tour this season.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | 6:49 p.m.

Bubba Watson gets serious with Piers Morgan, goofy with Craig Ferguson

Piers Morgan with Bubba Watson
CNN
Bubba Watson (r) told Piers Morgan that he'd be less nervous hosting a talk show than standing over a three-foot putt.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 | 12:55 a.m.

Tom Watson shocked on the golf course? He was once

Hubert Green and Tom Watson at the 1977 Ryder Cup
Getty Images
Tom Watson (right) was surprised at the gallery reaction to a missed putt at the 1977 Ryder Cup, but it certainly didn't slow him and partner Hubert Green down.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 | 6:15 p.m.

Adams Golf unveils XTD irons with Cross-Cavity Technology

Adams Golf XTD irons
Courtesy of Adams Golf
The Adams Golf XTD irons have a thinner topline, as well as a cross cavity that runs from the top of the sole to the bottom and is enclosed by an X-shaped piece of metal that helps to redistribute weight to the rear of the head.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, February 10, 2014 | 8:06 p.m.

TPC Scottsdale to get major renovation before next Phoenix Open

Kevin Stadler at the Waste Management Open
USA Today Sports Images
Kevin Stadler will defend his Waste Management Phoenix Open crown at a renovated TPC Scottsdale in 2015.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, February 10, 2014 | 1:39 p.m.

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