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Stewart Cink sinks a full-court putt at halftime of Georgia Tech basketball game

Stewart Cink celebrates
Georgia Tech Athletics via Twitter
Stewart Cink whooped it up with the crowd after making a 94-foot putt during the Georgia Tech basketball game Tuesday night.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 11:23 p.m.

Snow covers Ryder Cup venue Hazeltine National Golf Club again

Hazeltine National
The PGA of America
The Ryder Cup banner is proudly on display in the window in the left-hand photo, while the "Walking Man" statue is trekking through the snow on the right.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 6:22 p.m.

Most prominent new equipment releases from golf's biggest companies at the PGA Show

New golf equipment
Courtesy of Nike Golf, Ping Golf, Cleveland Golf and Mizuno Golf
Among the most intriguing new gear at the PGA Show this week is the (clockwise from upper left) Nike Vapor Flex driver, Ping G Crossover irons, Mizuno S5 wedges and Cleveland TFI 2135 putters.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 28, 2016 | 10:37 p.m.

New crop of golf balls blossoms in year without ProV1 launch

Callaway golf balls
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The new Callaway Chrome Soft ball (l) features a proprietary Dual SoftFast Core, while the color pattern on the TruVis version provides unprecedented visual feedback.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 9:21 p.m.

Golf, and the PGA, link three generations of Justin Thomas' family

Justin Thomas
USA Today Sports Images
PGA Tour player Justin Thomas, whose father and grandfather are both longtime PGA Professionals, has also grown up in the game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 10:50 a.m.

Jason Dufner's "Escape from Alcatraz" paves way for sudden-death victory at CareerBuilder Challenge

Jason Dufner
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Dufner's tee shot on the par-3 17th was a little rocky, but his recovery shot was a thing of beauty.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 24, 2016 | 8:38 p.m.

Bill Haas starts parade of long-distance eagles at CareerBuilder Challenge

Bill Haas
PGA Tour via YouTube
Bill Haas knocked in his approach shot for an eagle on his very first hole of his title defense on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 6:37 p.m.

2016 CareerBuilder Challenge five players to watch

Phil Mickelson
USA Today Sports Images
Phil Mickelson is making his first start of the 2015-16 season this week, and everyone's curious about the state of his game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 4:28 p.m.

Trick shots on putting green from Rafael Cabrera-Bello

Rafael Cabrera-Bello
USA Today Sports Images
Rafael Cabrera-Bello can get the ball into the hole in many entertaining ways.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 1:08 p.m.

Spieth, McIlroy, Fowler and Stenson play speed golf on GolfBoards in "Rider Cup"

Spieth, McIlroy, Fowler and Stenson
European Tour via Twitter
Henrik Stenson took the early lead in the "Rider Cup," but could he and Rory McIlroy defeat Americans Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler?
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 12:03 p.m.

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