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Phil Mickelson rings closing bell at NYSE

Phil Mickelson at the New York Stock Exchange
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Phil Mickelson and the claret jug were popular attractions on the stock exchange floor.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 | 11:01 p.m.

Tom Stites retires as Nike Golf chief club designer

Tom Stites of Nike Golf
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Tom Stites has overseen the development of every major Nike golf club – including the ones in Tiger Woods' bag.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.

Russell Knox shoots 59 in Albertsons Boise Open

Russell Knox
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Russell Knox became the fifth player to shoot a 59 on the Web.com Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 | 6:07 p.m.

Shot clock in golf? Colin Montgomerie is for it

Colin Montgomerie
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Colin Montgomerie thinks golfers, like chess players, should have a specific amount of time to play each shot or receive a penalty.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 8:56 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus grandson walks away from incredible motorcycle crash

Nick O'Leary motorcycle crash
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Nick O'Leary, the grandson of Jack Nicklaus, went flying after his motorcycle hit a car that had pulled out into his path.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 7:13 p.m.

Adams brings back Tight Lies fairway woods

Adams Tight Lies fairway woods
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The new Adams Tight Lies fairway woods feature Cut-Thru Slots in the sole to help flex the face.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

Open champions way back when

Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson
Callaway Golf Europe via Twitter
Callaway Golf Europe took to Twitter Monday to show us Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson with their trophies from the 1984 Callaway Junior World Championships.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 22, 2013 | 11:50 p.m.

Bones Mackay celebrates Phil's victory by 'dufnering'

Jim "Bones" Mackay at the Open Championship
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Bones Mackay assumed a position very familiar to Jason Dufner fans during the Open Championship ceremony.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 22, 2013 | 1:58 a.m.

Hybrids vs. utility irons at Open Championship

Lee Westwood at the Open Championship
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Lee Westwood, the Open Championship 54-hole leader, is one of many players with a 2-iron in his arsenal this week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 20, 2013 | 3:53 p.m.

Top 100 golf courses by golf course architects

Muirfield Golf Club clubhouse
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Muirfield, hosting the Open Championship this week, ranked just outside the top 10 by the globe's golf course architects.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 19, 2013 | 2:48 p.m.

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