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Tiger Woods major quest is taking a toll, says Hank Haney

Hank Haney and Tiger Woods
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Hank Haney believes that winning majors will get even more difficult as Tiger Woods gets to Jack Nicklaus' all-time record.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Bubba Watson tattoo trumps Davis Love ink

Tattoo of Bubba Watson
Ping Golf Europe via Twitter
Bubba Watson made an appearance at the BMW International Open in Germany on Tuesday, thanks to this guy's tattoo.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Phil Mickelson consolation, a lower tax bill

Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open
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Phil Mickelson was spared the angst of paying an even higher tax bill, says CPA K. Sean Packard.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

G8 economic summit being held at golf resort

Lough Erne Golf Resort
Lough Erne Golf Resort
The Lough Erne Golf Resort, which is hosting the G8 Summit this week, is for sale for about one-third of its original constructon cost.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Fast Play Friday makes PGA's Tom Abts one of game's innovators

Tom Abts
Scott Cohen
PGA Professional Tom Abts created Fast Play Friday, which has helped Deer Run make four-hour rounds the norm every day of the week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Omni buys five big golf resorts from KSL

Barton Creek Resort
Courtesy of Barton Creek Resort
The Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas, is the biggest of the five resorts that Omni is buying from KSL.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Linda Hartough paints 16th hole at Merion

16th hole at Merion
Courtesy of Linda Hartough
Linda Hartough's depiction of the 16th hole at Merion is the 24th painting in her annual U.S. Open series.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Rickie Fowler makes a splash, er, splatter, at Merion

Rickie Fowler paint-splattered gear from Cobra Puma
Courtesy of Cobra Golf
Rickie Fowler himself created the the paint-splattered pattern on these new limited-edition cap, belt and shoes from Cobra and Puma.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Nike Golf signs two young Chinese players to endorsement deals

Hao-Tong Li (left) and Xin-Jun Zhang
Courtesy of Nike Golf
Hao-Tong Li (left) and Xin-Jun Zhang will represent Nike golf in clubs, ball, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Special U.S. Open golf bags from Callaway and TaylorMade

TaylorMade and Callaway U.S. Open golf bags
Courtesy of Callaway and TaylorMade
The Callaway bag (right) has a few big and bold icons, while the TaylorMade bag (left) has a few more graphic elements.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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