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U.S. soccer uniforms criticized for looking like golf shirts

U.S. men's soccer jersey
Courtesy of U.S. Soccer
Saying that the new U.S. Soccer jerseys look like golf shirts is a compliment, not a criticism.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | 7:15 p.m.

Matthew McConaughey gets an invitation from Texas golf team

Matthew McConaughey
University of Texas golf team via Instagram
Matthew McConaughey, before he won an Oscar, won a golf trophy while a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity at the University of Texas.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, March 03, 2014 | 10:42 p.m.

Paula Creamer used a custom TaylorMade putter to sink her playoff-winning putt

Paula Creamer's TaylorMade Ghost Daytona 12 putter
TaylorMade Golf via Twitter
Paula Creamer used a TaylorMade Ghost Daytona 12 putter trimmed in her trademark pink and festooned with her initials and a heart on the face.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, March 03, 2014 | 5:14 p.m.

Graeme McDowell supports a PGA Championship played outside the United States

Graeme McDowell and Pete Bevacqua at PGA of America headquarters
Bob Denney/The PGA of America
Graeme McDowell received a PGA of America membership card from Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua during his visit to PGA Headquarters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, March 03, 2014 | 1:46 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus won the 1971 PGA Championship today!

Jack Nicklaus at the 1971 PGA Championship
The PGA of America
Jack Nicklaus won the 1971 PGA Championship on a rare occasion when it was played in February.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 28, 2014 | 6:33 p.m.

Graeme McDowell and wife expecting a daughter

Getty Images
Graeme McDowell said Friday that his wife, Kristin, is pregnant with their first child, and they learned this week that it will be a girl.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 28, 2014 | 3:34 p.m.

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

Published: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 | 7:14 p.m.

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

Brad Faxon
Getty Images
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

Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 9:36 p.m.

Tiger Woods Foundation chief Greg McLaughlin to join PGA Tour

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

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 5:36 p.m.

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

Published: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 | 12:01 a.m.

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