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Troy Merritt caves in the face of his 2-iron on tee shot at Valero Texas Open

Troy Merritt's 2-iron
Troy Merritt via Twitter
"Hit it off the tee and it caved in," Troy Merritt said Thursday night on Twitter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 10:34 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley makes hole-in-one on a par-4 hole, sort of

Aaron Baddeley
USA Today Sports Images
Aaron Baddeley aced the par-4 17th hole at TPC San Antonio on Thursday - on his second try.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 8:38 p.m.

Watch: Phil Mickelson's 8-iron breaks in midswing at Valero Texas Open

Phil Mickelson
PGA Tour via YouTube
"What the heck" was all Phil Mickelson could say when his 8-iron broke into two pieces during a swing on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 6:55 p.m.

Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns makes PGA Tour debut this week

Sam Burns
Megan Blank/The PGA of America
Reigning boys' Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns admits that he'll be "a little nervous" when he makes his PGA Tour debut on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 3:28 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal in ceremony at U.S. Capitol

Jack Nicklaus
U.S. Congress via YouTube
Jack Nicklaus said he was "honestly and completely humbled" to receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Tuesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 5:28 p.m.

Bubba Watson promotes Drive, Chip & Putt with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show

Bubba Watson
The Tonight Show via YouTube
Bubba Watson took two pies in the face on "The Tonight Show" - and still won his game of "Pie Golf" with Jimmy Fallon.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 12:38 a.m.

Ecco releases special golf shoe to mark Fred Couples' 1992 Masters win

Ecco Fred Couples 1992 Masters golf shoes
Courtesy of Ecco Golf
Ecco has created 1,992 pairs of a special golf shoe in honor of Fred Couples' victory in the 1992 Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 7:53 p.m.

Donald Trump submits plans to add second course to his Scotland golf resort

Trump International Golf Links
Trump Organization
Six holes of the proposed MacLeod Course at the Trump International Golf Links would run through coastal dunes, like many of the holes on the resort's original course.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 6:34 p.m.

Odyssey brings Milled Collection of putters from Asia to United States

Odyssey Milled Collection putters
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
The Odyssey Milled Collection includes the#2 blade (left) and #6 mallet.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 6:13 p.m.

Jesper Parnevik and family starring in reality TV show in Sweden

The Parneviks
TV3
Jesper Parnevik and his family have plenty of crazy escapades on and off the golf course in "The Parneviks."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 4:36 p.m.

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