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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.

Cincinnati teen Will Grimmer shoots 59 in North & South Amateur

Will Grimmer
Will Grimmer carded a 59 one day after shooting a 74 at the North & South Amateur.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 5:47 p.m.

Tiger Woods Dubai golf course partnership is dissolved

Tiger Woods golf course Dubai
Getty Images
Only a few holes of the Tiger Woods-designed golf course in Dubai have been completed.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 4:12 p.m.

Troon launches pace-of-play effort on all its courses

Troon North
Courtesy of Troon Golf
Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the facilities implementing Troon's pace-of-play initiatives.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 2:42 p.m.

TaylorMade unveils SLDR driver that adjusts easily

TaylorMade SLDR driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The SLDR driver from TaylorMade gets its name from the sliding weight on the sole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | 1:33 a.m.

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