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Tommy Biershenk trades life on tour for career as golf course operator

Tommy Biershenk
USA Today Sports Images
Former PGA Tour player Tommy Biershenk has big plans for Legacy Pines near Greenville, S.C.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 5:13 p.m.

Bicyclists play "pothole golf" in streets of city in Mexico

Pothole golf
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In the city of San Luis Potosi, cyclists have created their own golf game utilizing the many potholes in the streets.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 3:06 p.m.

Scott Piercy drains 55-foot birdie putt at CIMB Classic

Scott Piercy
PGA Tour via YouTube
The sight of his long birdie putt disappearing into the cup prompted a fist pump from Scott Piercy on Friday at the CIMB Classic.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12:37 a.m.

Scott Brown bangs in a hole-in-one at the CIMB Classic

Scott Brown
PGA Tour via YouTube
Scott Brown's hole-in-one earned him handshakes and high fives from the caddies and other players in his group on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 29, 2015 | 12:50 a.m.

Flock of eagles on par-5 fifth hole at PGA Tour CIMB Classic

Adam Scott
PGA Tour via YouTube
Adam Scott had plenty to smile about after he curled in a 45-foot eagle putt on Thursday at the CIMB Classic.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | 11:15 p.m.

Huge mosaic of Jordan Spieth created out of 24,000 golf balls

Jordan Spieth
AT&T via YouTube
A team of 25 artists put together this awesome likeness of Jordan Spieth over a span of two days in downtown Dallas.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 | 9:16 p.m.

Rickie Fowler jams in a 79-foot putt for eagle at Shriners Open

Rickie Fowler
PGA Tour via YouTube
Rickie Fowler's reaction to his extra-long eagle putt was low-key, but his putt was worth shouting about.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 23, 2015 | 8:18 p.m.

What happens when you smash a golf ball with an iPhone?

iPhone
Everything Apple Pro via YouTube
Does an iPhone make a good golf club? The answer is pretty clear.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 23, 2015 | 7:04 p.m.

Jason Dufner gets bad break on chip headed for the hole at Shriners Open

Jason Dufner
PGA Tour via YouTube
Jason Dufner's chip looked like a sure birdie – until its path was diverted.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 7:01 p.m.

Who is the PGA Tour's longest driver on a pound-for-pound basis?

Justin Thomas
USA Today Sports Images
At 5-foot-10 and 145 pounds, Justin Thomas gets more out of his drives than anyone else on the PGA Tour.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 5:39 p.m.

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