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Webb Simpson preparing to switch to short putter

Webb Simpson
USA Today Sports Images
Webb Simpson has used his belly putter since he was in college a decade ago.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 6:40 p.m.

Old Works Golf Course, atop a Superfund site, might close

Old Works Golf Course
Old Works Golf Course
Old Works Golf Course sits atop an EPA Superfund site contaminated by years of copper smelting.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 4:48 p.m.

Scorecard of the Day: Mikko Ilonen at the Volvo World Match Play Championship

Mikko Ilonen's scorecard
European Tour
Mikko Ilonen's magic number on Thursday at the Volvo World Match Play Championship was 3.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 7:18 p.m.

TaylorMade debuts RSi iron family with face slots

TaylorMade RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons
Courtesy of TaylorMade Golf
The new RSi line of irons from TaylorMade feature vertical slots cut into the heel and toe of the face to help the performance of off-center hits.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:47 p.m.

What kind of animal tracks are on this green?

Els Club Desaru Coast
Troon Golf via Twitter
The dewsweepers at the Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia are quite unusual.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 10:21 p.m.

Patrick Reed gets shushed by European Ryder Cup players

Patrick Reed getting "shushed"
IMG Golf via Twitter
Patrick Reed got "shushed" by some Ryder Cup opponents, but couldn't help but laugh.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 10:00 p.m.

Paula Creamer visits troops near DMZ in Korea

Paula Creamer at the DMZ in Korea
Paula Creamer via Instagram
Paula Creamer's visit to the Demilitarized Zone included throwing hand grenades and tomahawks.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 7:31 p.m.

As Hurricane Gonzalo approaches Bermuda, PGA Grand Slam casts eyes to the skies

Port Royal clubhouse
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
The steady breeze at Port Royal on Tuesday likely will get stronger as Hurricane Gonzalo closes in on Bermuda later this week.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 6:08 p.m.

Bubba Watson regrets asking Kevin Durant for his game-worn shoes

Bubba Watson and Kevin Durant
Getty Images
Bubba Watson got two very big souvenirs from Kevin Durant, and one very big regret.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 2:12 p.m.

Rory McIlroy "evaluates" his competition at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf

Rory McIlroy at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf
Rory McIlroy had plenty to say about his fellow contestants at the PGA Grand Slam this week.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 13, 2014 | 7:01 p.m.

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