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David Toms opens golf academy in hometown of Shreveport, La.

David Toms 265 Academy
Courtesy of the David Toms 265 Academy
The David Toms 265 Academy occupies 60 acres in the center of Shreveport.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Callaway unveils Apex 'forged performance' irons

Callaway Golf Apex irons
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The Callaway Apex irons are the first forged irons that provide the soft, responsive feel for which forged clubs are known, as well as extra distance, Callaway says.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

President Obama should play golf without being criticized, says former President Bush

President Obama
Getty Images
President Obama is a frequent golfers, and former President Bush says, "I think he ought to play golf."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

LPGA players practice their shots – at shooting range

Michelle Wie at shooting range
Provided by Michelle Wie via Twitter
Michelle Wie tweeted that she was "scared" before heading to the shooting range for the first time, but her pistol target shows that accuracy was no problem.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Francis Ouimet's U.S. Open victory centennial celebrated in Boston

Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet and Ted Ray at the 1913 U.S. Open
Harry Vardon (l) and Ted Ray (r) congratulated Francis Ouimet (c) after Ouimet won the 1913 U.S. Open in 90 holes.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Phil Mickelson 'mentors' Jordan Spieth at Tour Championship

Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson
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Jordan Spieth got a lesson in how to handle pressure in his practice-round game with Phil Mickelson on Wednesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

NCAA Division I womens team finals going to match-play format

Southern Cal women's team
NCAA.com
The University of Southern California women's team won the 2013 national championship at stroke play, but will have to try to defend its team title under a match-play format.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Will Jim Furyk hand over his 59 clubs?

Luke Donald's clubs at Conway Farms
Luke Donald via Twitter
Luke Donald's clubs have been on display since he shot a course-record of 61 there a few years ago. Now that Jim Furyk has posted a 59, will his sticks replace Donald's?
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Arron Oberholser might retire because of chronic hand problem

Arron Oberholser
Getty Images
Arron Oberholser says "it's very disappointing" to think about retiring so soon, but adds that he's okay with the idea that his playing career might truly be over.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Jason Dufner and Phil Mickelson get more goodies for winning their majors

Phil Mickelson's putter, Jason Dufner's box
Roger Cleveland via Twitter (left) and Jason Dufner via Twitter (right)
Phil Mickelson and Jason Dufner received small but significant souvenirs of their major wins.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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