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Rory McIlroy and President Clinton play golf in Ireland

Rory McIlroy, Bill Clinton and Bono
Alan Andrews @coffeeculture via Twitter
Rory McIlroy, President Clinton and Bono converged on a Dublin restaurant on Wednesday, then Clinton and McIlroy played golf together on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 6:26 p.m.

Two hole in ones in one round for PGA Professional Craig Thomas

Craig Thomas
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
If Craig Thomas' practice round at the Southworth Senior PNC on Wednesday is any indication, he's a red-hot favorite this week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 | 6:16 p.m.

World Golf Hall of Fame cancels 2014 vote, will re-evaluate induction criteria

Fred Couples in the World Golf Hall of Fame
Getty Images
Fred Couples, a World Golf Hall of Fame inductee in 2013, won't see any new inductees until 2015.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 07, 2013 | 9:24 p.m.

Ridgewood battered by microburst

Ridgewood Country Club
Ridgewood Country Club Greens and Grounds Department via Twitter
The microburst that hit Ridgewood Country Club on Monday knocked down more than 50 trees and sheared the tops off more than 100 others, according to the greenskeeping staff.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 07, 2013 | 7:29 p.m.

Players celebrate Presidents Cup in their own way

Angel Cabrera, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson at the Presidents Cup
Cabrera by the PGA Tour via Twitter, Dufner and Johnson from Johnson via Twitter
Angel Cabrera was looking for some new hair-wear after the Presidents Cup, while Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson got down and did some dufnering.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, October 06, 2013 | 7:36 p.m.

Half-price golf for furloughed federal employees

Davie Golf & Country Club
Courtesy of Davie Golf & Country Club
Davie Golf and Country Club just north of Miami is offering furloughed federal employees half-price green fees as long as the government shutdown continues.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, October 05, 2013 | 9:20 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus drops the puck at Columbus Bluejackets game

Getty Images
Jack Nicklaus dropped the puck between Brandon Dubinsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets (l) and Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames before the start of the Blue Jacket's opening game of the 2013-14 NHL season.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 04, 2013 | 11:10 p.m.

Sammy the Squirrel gets a new home, whether he wants it or not

Davis Love III and Sammy the Squirrel at the Presidents Cup
Davis Love III via Twitter
Davis Love III took to Twitter Friday to show us that he put Sammy the Squirrel in a tree at Muirfield Village. Sammy, however, didn't stay there for long.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 04, 2013 | 7:37 p.m.

Ryder Cup captains scouting Presidents Cup

Jordan Spieth at the Presidents Cup
Getty Images
What's the deal with Jordan Spieth at the Presidents Cup? Both Ryder Cup captains want to know.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013 | 11:03 a.m.

A couple of cool commemorative clubs

Cleveland wedge, Odyssey putter
Cleveland Golf (l) and Mike Soroka (r)
The Cleveland wedge on the left was made for Keegan Bradley, the Odyssey putter on the right for Will Wilcox.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013 | 10:24 a.m.

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