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LeBron James partners with new Web.com Tour event in Cleveland

DAP Championship
Web.com Tour via Twitter
The LeBron James Family Foundation will be the charitable beneficiary of the Web.com Tour's new DAP Championship in Cleveland.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 08, 2015 | 8:37 p.m.

Judy Bell and Marlene Streit named honorary members of R&A

Judy Bell
The PGA of America
Judy Bell became the first woman to be named USGA president in 1996, and was honored as the PGA of America's First Lady of Golf in 2001.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 07, 2015 | 5:57 p.m.

100-Foot Robot Golf coming soon to a PlayStation console near you

100-foot robot golf
Courtesy of No Goblin Studios
"100ft Robot Golf is a real-time golf game where you get to control impossibly large robots on their quest for par," says game developer No Goblin.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 07, 2015 | 4:13 p.m.

Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing in the World contest back for sixth year

Best Pee-Wee Golf Swing contest
The celebrity judging panel this year includes Jordan Spieth and Lydia Ko, along with prominent instructors and TV personalities.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 07, 2015 | 2:40 p.m.

Cal Poly golf program receives record $10 million donation

Cal Poly women's golf team
Cal Poly Athletics
The women's and men's golf teams at Cal Poly will be transformed for generations by an unprecedented donation from former player William Swanson.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 04, 2015 | 7:47 p.m.

Dustin Johnson hits flagstick, misses ace by an inch at Hero World Challenge

Dustin Johnson's near ace
PGA Tour via Twitter
Dustin Johnson's tee shot on the par-3 17th hole Friday racked the flag, almost went in for an ace, and settled down an inch or so away.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 04, 2015 | 3:03 p.m.

Jason Day on sidelines of Green Bay Packers-Detroit Lions game Thursday night

Jason Day
CBS Sports
Jason Day took in the Detroit Lions' game with the Green Bay Packers from the sidelines.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 03, 2015 | 10:07 p.m.

Jordan Spieth holes out for eagle from 181 yards at Australian Open

Jordan Spieth
Golf Channel
Jordan Spieth gave caddie Michael Greller a playful punch after his long-distance eagle at the Australian Open on Saturday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, November 28, 2015 | 2:28 a.m.

Jonathan Byrd misses an ace by an inch at the RSM Classic

Jonathan Byrd
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jonathan Byrd hit his tee shot on the par-3 17th hole exactly pin-high on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 20, 2015 | 5:16 p.m.

Kevin Chappell chips in from bunker for eagle to take lead at RSM Classic

Kevin Chappell chips in from bunker for eagle to take lead at RSM Classic
PGA Tour via YouTube
Kevin Chappell and his caddie shared a handshake after Chappell grabbed the lead with an eagle from the bunker.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 20, 2015 | 2:36 p.m.

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