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Jack Nicklaus unveils his own golf ball line, and ball-choosing philosophy

Jack Nicklaus golf balls
Courtesy of Nicklaus Golf
Jack Nicklaus designed his new line of golf balls to make it easy for golfers of every skill level to determine which ball is most appropriate for their game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, September 30, 2013 | 10:27 p.m.

Bubba Watson has a Dawg Day afternoon at LSU-Georgia game

Bubba Watson and Georgia mascot Uga
Bubba Watson via Twitter
Bubba Watson got to hold Georgia mascot Uga during the LSU-Georgia game, but had to leave him at the stadium. He did, however, get a souvenir ball to take home.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, September 28, 2013 | 9:44 p.m.

Bubba Watson to be guest picker on ESPN College GameDay

Bubba Watson
Getty Images
Bubba Watson, as a guest picker on ESPN's "College GameDay" this weekend, will trade in his golf balls for footballs.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 | 3:34 p.m.

Adams Golf rolls out New Idea Hybrid Irons for high-handicap players

Adams Golf New Idea Hybrid Irons
Courtesy of Adams Golf
Adams Golf's New Idea Hybrid Irons are designed to help mid- to high-handicap players by cutting slots around more of the clubheads to help increase face flex, even on mis-hit shots.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 10:09 p.m.

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

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 6:21 p.m.

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

Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | 7:59 p.m.

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

President Obama
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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

Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 | 11:03 p.m.

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

Published: Sunday, September 22, 2013 | 12:30 a.m.

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

Published: Friday, September 20, 2013 | 1:24 a.m.

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

Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | 9:56 p.m.

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