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Players pay respects as beloved coach Bob Torrance dies at age 82

Bob Torrance
Bob Torrance, longtime golf coach and father of European Tour star Sam Torrance, was a beloved figure on the practice range for many decades.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Callaway showcases utility irons, Mack Daddy wedges special bags at Open Championship

Callaway golf bag, Apex utility iron, Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind wedges
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Callaway staff players at the Open Championship are using special-edition golf bags as well as brand-new Apex utility irons and Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind wedges.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Can golfers name all four Beatles?

Beatles playing golf
The Beatles dabbled in golf in their movie, "A Hard Day's Night," but that apparently wasn't enough to impress some of the game's top players at Royal Liverpool.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ian Poulter sporting his Arsenal colors at Open Championship

Ian Poulter's Arsenal golf bag
Ian Poulter via Instagram
Ian Poulter has football on the brain, and on his bag, this week at Royal Liverpool.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Difference at Royal Liverpool is as plain as brown and green

Royal Liverpool
Scottsdale Golf via Twitter
The changes in the course conditions at Royal Liverpool from 2006 to this week have to be seen to be fully appreciated.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

2-year-old Jaxson Kelly cheerily hits balls 50 yards down practice range

Jaxson Kelly
KSWB-TV
"I've never seen a kid hit a ball like that," John Kelly says of his 2-year-old son Jaxson.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Seven MLB all-stars receive custom Bettinardi putters

Bettinardi putters for MLB all-stars
Courtesy of Bettinardi Golf
Seven Major League Baseball all-stars can hone their putting strokes with their new custom-made putters from Bettinardi.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Fan fills in as emergency caddie for John Deere co-leader Brian Harman

Brian Harman and Jay Hatch
Courtesy of the John Deere Classic
High school coach Jay Hatch "was like a true pro" in his stint as a pinch-caddie on Thursday at the John Deere Classic, said co-leader Brian Harman.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Scotty Cameron opens retail space where golfers can get custom fit for putters

Scotty Cameron Gallery
Courtesy of Scotty Cameron
Scotty Cameron has opened a custom-fitting gallery in an old surf shop in southern California.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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