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Louis Oosthuizen hits 500-yard drive, thanks to a little roll

Louis Oosthuizen at the Ballantine's Championship
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Louis Oosthuizen averages about 300 yards off the tee, but his drive on the first hole Friday almost doubled that distance.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 | 1:27 p.m.

Callaway partners with Linkedin for social networking contest

Callaway and LinkedIn team on Hit the Links
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
In "Hit the Links," you and a foursome of your connections from LinkedIn could win a trip to Callaway headquarters for a round of golf and a custom club fitting.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 5:19 p.m.

Drive, Chip and Putt Championship entry deadline fast approaching

Drive, Chip and Putt Championship

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 3:38 p.m.

'Duck Dynasty' gang at Zurich Classic with Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and the Duck Dynasty crew at the Zurich Classic
Charlie Rymer via Twitter
Bubba Watson (right), Charlie Rymer (center, in dark sweater) and Rickie Fowler (far left) hung out with some of the 'Duck Dynasty' clan at the Zurich Classic on Wednesday.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 | 1:19 p.m.

Play like a college star at Sandestin

Links Golf Club at Sandestin
Courtesy of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The Links GC at Sandestin is one of three courses at the resort that will remain in top shape for golfers and NCAA Division III Golfers.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 | 6:43 p.m.

Houston Open venue Redstone GC among four facilities sold

Tournament Course at Redstone Golf Club
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Redstone Golf Club, home to the Shell Houston open, joins the Escalante Golf portfolio of high-end golf facilities.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 | 3:45 p.m.

Alan Dunbar, reigning British Amateur champion, turns pro

Alan Dunbar
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Alan Dunbar will open his professional career by playing the upcoming Madrid Challenge in Spain and the Montecchia Golf Open in Italy.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 | 7:55 p.m.

Dustin Johnson and Zach Johnson won't go to Korea after all

Dustin Johnson
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Dustin Johnson played the Ballantine's Championship in 2011, while Zach Johnson was scheduled to make his first visit.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 | 10:56 a.m.

Poppy Hills begins yearlong renovation

Poppy Hills Golf Course
Courtesy of Poppy Hills Golf Course
Work is already well under way on the third hole at Poppy Hills.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, April 20, 2013 | 8:45 p.m.

TaylorMade Daddy Long Legs designed to smooth out putting strokes

TaylorMade Daddy Long Legs putter
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The TaylorMade Daddy Long Legs putter contains 16 different pieces made of eight different materials. It features a PureRoll face insert, a white leading edge and a single black alignment line.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 | 8:44 p.m.

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