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Adam Scott confirms that he'll revert to his long putter for Masters

Adam Scott
USA Today Sports Images
Adam Scott will be reunited with his trusty Scotty Cameron Futura-X mallet for Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 | 5:29 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley made history with his amazing hole-out for birdie at Valero Texas Open

Aaron Baddeley
USA Today Sports Images
Aaron Baddeley aced the par-4 17th hole at TPC San Antonio on Thursday - on his second try.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 6:25 p.m.

Martin Flores sinks 63-yard pitch shot for eagle at Valero Texas Open

Martin Flores
PGA Tour via YouTube
Martin Flores and his caddie celebrated his pitch-in for eagle on the 18th hole at TPC San Antonio on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 5:23 p.m.

Troy Merritt caves in the face of his 2-iron on tee shot at Valero Texas Open

Troy Merritt's 2-iron
Troy Merritt via Twitter
"Hit it off the tee and it caved in," Troy Merritt said Thursday night on Twitter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 10:34 p.m.

Aaron Baddeley makes hole-in-one on a par-4 hole, sort of

Aaron Baddeley
USA Today Sports Images
Aaron Baddeley aced the par-4 17th hole at TPC San Antonio on Thursday - on his second try.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 8:38 p.m.

Watch: Phil Mickelson's 8-iron breaks in midswing at Valero Texas Open

Phil Mickelson
PGA Tour via YouTube
"What the heck" was all Phil Mickelson could say when his 8-iron broke into two pieces during a swing on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 6:55 p.m.

Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns makes PGA Tour debut this week

Sam Burns
Megan Blank/The PGA of America
Reigning boys' Junior PGA Champion Sam Burns admits that he'll be "a little nervous" when he makes his PGA Tour debut on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 3:28 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal in ceremony at U.S. Capitol

Jack Nicklaus
U.S. Congress via YouTube
Jack Nicklaus said he was "honestly and completely humbled" to receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Tuesday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 5:28 p.m.

Bubba Watson promotes Drive, Chip & Putt with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show

Bubba Watson
The Tonight Show via YouTube
Bubba Watson took two pies in the face on "The Tonight Show" - and still won his game of "Pie Golf" with Jimmy Fallon.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 12:38 a.m.

Ecco releases special golf shoe to mark Fred Couples' 1992 Masters win

Ecco Fred Couples 1992 Masters golf shoes
Courtesy of Ecco Golf
Ecco has created 1,992 pairs of a special golf shoe in honor of Fred Couples' victory in the 1992 Masters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | 7:53 p.m.

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