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Thomas Aiken at the Avantha Masters
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Thomas Aiken won the Avantha Masters trophy last spring, but likely won't get a chance to defend his title in the biggest golf event in India.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 08, 2013 | 7:09 p.m.

Mizuno MP-54 irons feature 'Step Muscle' design

Mizuno MP-54 irons
Courtesy of Mizuno Golf
The long and mid irons in the Mizuno MP-54 set feature a Milled Step Muscle with a cavity cut into them to help provide extra forgiveness and a higher ball flight.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 | 9:51 p.m.

PGA Tour takes do-over at rainy Deutsche Bank Championship

Kevin Stadler at the Deutsche Bank Championship
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Kevin Stadler and the rest of the field are dealing with damp conditions at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Sunday after a long rain delay in the morning.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 01, 2013 | 3:42 p.m.

Bill Campbell, former USGA president, dies at 90

By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, August 31, 2013 | 8:26 p.m.

Sophie Gustafson retires from LPGA Tour

Sophie Gustafson
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Sophie Gustafson is retiring after five LPGA Tour titles and 13 crowns on the Ladies European Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, August 30, 2013 | 11:06 p.m.

TaylorMade unveils Ghost Tour Series putters

TaylorMade Ghost Series putters
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The Daytona 12 (upper left), Maranello 81 (upper right), Monte Carlo 12 (lower left) and Sebring 62 (lower right) illustrated several of the different head shapes in the new Ghost Tour Series of putters from TaylorMade Golf.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, August 30, 2013 | 6:07 p.m.

Bernard Gallacher in critical condition after suspected heart attack

Bernard Gallacher at the 1995 Ryder Cup
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Bernard Gallacher led the Europeans to a shocking victory at the 1995 Ryder Cup at Oak Hill.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, August 30, 2013 | 4:14 p.m.

Dave Thomas, Ryder Cup player and course designer, dies at 79

Dave Thomas and George O'Grady
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Dave Thomas received his silver lifetime membership card earlier this year from European Tour Chief Executive George O'Grady, who said the honor should have been bestowed "a long time ago."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | 9:18 p.m.

PGAs Bob Denney helped preserve ''I have a dream'' speech

Bob Denney and George Raveling
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Bob Denney, now of The PGA of America, interviewed basketball coach George Raveling in 1984, and found himself holding a piece of American history.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | 4:35 p.m.

Kate Upton gets golf lesson from Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer and Kate Upton
Kate Upton via Twitter
Kate Upton took to Twitter Tuesday to say she had an "amazing" golf lesson from Arnold Palmer.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 | 10:12 p.m.

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