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Jin Park and his Big Green Egg at the Sanderson Farms Championship
Jin Park via Twitter
Jin Park took to Twitter to show off the Big Green Egg he received at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 8:45 p.m.

Tiger Woods signs new Nike deal, his agent confirms

Tiger Woods at the Open Championship
Getty Images
Tiger Woods has signed a new agreement with Nike Golf to replace his current seven-year deal.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | 3:48 p.m.

Ian Poulter picks a putter

Odyssey White Damascus #1 putter
Ian Poulter via Twitter
Ian Poulter has chosen an Odyssey White Damascus #1 putter, which features an unusual face insert.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 8:19 p.m.

Nike Golf Hyperadapt Storm-FIT Jacket heightens flexibility and protection

Nike Hyperadapt Storm-FIT jacket
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The new Hyperadapt Storm-FIT Jacket from Nike Golf features an impenetrable outer layer for protection combined with the stretch capabilities of a sweater for increased range of motion.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 6:26 p.m.

Buy your own hovercraft golf cart

Hammacher-Schlemmer hovercraft golf cart
Hammacher-Schlemmer
The hovercraft golf cart is perfect for anyone in search of a head-turning way to levitate around the links.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 | 11:43 p.m.

Scoop on Will Wilcox 59 at Utah Championship

Will Wilcox
Getty Images
Will Wilcox became the fourth player in Web.com Tour history to card a 59 on Sunday, going 12 under on the par-71 Willow Creek Country club course in the final round of the Utah Championship.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 | 1:35 a.m.

Pardon the Interruption for golf with President Obama

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon spent their Saturday on the links with President Obama.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013 | 8:26 p.m.

Golf's next great course – in Nigeria?

Calabar golf course in Nigeria
Thomson Perrett & Lobb
The second hole on the Calabar course will wend through an old rubber plantation.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 | 8:07 p.m.

LPGA pioneer Ok-Hee Ku of Korea dies at 56

Ok-Hee Ku
Ok-Hee Ku became the first Korean player to win on the LPGA Tour when she triumphed at the 1988 Standard Register Turquoise Classic in Phoenix.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 | 1:42 a.m.

Sam Snead memorabilia up for auction

Sam Snead auction items
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
The Ryder Cup that Sam Snead received in 1959 and the Claret Jug he won in 1946 are among many precious items from Sam Snead's personal collection that are now up for auction.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 | 1:46 p.m.

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