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Sergio Garcia and Patrick Reed pull off almost identical birdie chip-ins

Patrick Reed and Sergio Garcia
PGA Tour via YouTube
Patrick Reed (l) and Sergio Garcia found themselves in similar trouble on the par-3 ninth hole Thursday, and made identical great escapes.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 02, 2015 | 4:59 p.m.

Ryan Moore signs to play clubs from PXG, GoDaddy founder's new company

Ryan Moore
USA Today Sports Images
The sole of Ryan Moore's new PXG driver features a circle of weight ports that enables extreme adjustability.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, April 02, 2015 | 3:12 p.m.

Adam Scott confirms that he'll revert to his long putter for Masters

Adam Scott
USA Today Sports Images
Adam Scott will be reunited with his trusty Scotty Cameron Futura-X mallet for Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 | 5:29 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley made history with his amazing hole-out for birdie at Valero Texas Open

Aaron Baddeley
USA Today Sports Images
Aaron Baddeley aced the par-4 17th hole at TPC San Antonio on Thursday - on his second try.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 6:25 p.m.

Martin Flores sinks 63-yard pitch shot for eagle at Valero Texas Open

Martin Flores
PGA Tour via YouTube
Martin Flores and his caddie celebrated his pitch-in for eagle on the 18th hole at TPC San Antonio on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 5:23 p.m.

Troy Merritt caves in the face of his 2-iron on tee shot at Valero Texas Open

Troy Merritt's 2-iron
Troy Merritt via Twitter
"Hit it off the tee and it caved in," Troy Merritt said Thursday night on Twitter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 10:34 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley makes hole-in-one on a par-4 hole, sort of

Aaron Baddeley
USA Today Sports Images
Aaron Baddeley aced the par-4 17th hole at TPC San Antonio on Thursday - on his second try.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 8:38 p.m.

Watch: Phil Mickelson's 8-iron breaks in midswing at Valero Texas Open

Phil Mickelson
PGA Tour via YouTube
"What the heck" was all Phil Mickelson could say when his 8-iron broke into two pieces during a swing on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 6:55 p.m.

Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns makes PGA Tour debut this week

Sam Burns
Megan Blank/The PGA of America
Reigning boys' Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns admits that he'll be "a little nervous" when he makes his PGA Tour debut on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 3:28 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal in ceremony at U.S. Capitol

Jack Nicklaus
U.S. Congress via YouTube
Jack Nicklaus said he was "honestly and completely humbled" to receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Tuesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 5:28 p.m.

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