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Bad day to be a favorite

Jamie Donaldson, Brian Gay and John Cook
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Jamie Donaldson, Brian Gay and John Cook all had to come form behind to win on Sunday.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 20, 2013 | 11:49 p.m.

Serious golfers support anchor ban, survey says

Carl Pettersson
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PGA Tour player Carl Pettersson is among the vocal minority of players who has spoken out against the proposed ban.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, January 19, 2013 | 12:22 p.m.

Rory McIlroy switches back to Scotty Cameron putter, at least for now

Rory McIlroy
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The photo on the left shows the putter Rory McIlroy used Friday (the three circles indicate it's a Scotty Cameron), while the photo on the right shows McIlroy with his Nike putter on Thursday (you can see the Swoosh on the heel).

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 18, 2013 | 4:22 p.m.

Dustin + Paulina! Tiger + Elin?

Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky
Dustin Johnson via Twitter
Dustin Johnson called Paulina Gretzky "my baby" in a tweet he sent out accompanying this photo of the two of them together.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 10:44 p.m.

Best press release of the week comes from Spotless Swing

Spotless Swing golf towels
The Spotless Swing golf towel is as imaginative as the press release being used to tout it.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 2:58 p.m.

IRS keeping score as Humana Challenge tees off

PGA West
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The buyers and sellers of PGA West face a mountainous obstacle in the form of the Internal Revenue Service.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 2:00 a.m.

Callaway tries to patch things up - on their staff bags

Bomb patches on Callaway golf bags
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The "X" patch (upper right) is for a drive that measures 325 yards or more, while the "4 bills" patch is reserved for drives of 400 yards or more. Tommy Gainey's bag (right) already is sporting the proof of some tremendous tee shots.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | 11:38 a.m.

Ryder Cup captain chatter reaches fever pitch

Colin Montgomerie, Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke, Paul McGinley
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Colin Montgomerie (l), Paul McGinley (r) and Darren Clarke (second r) all likely will be discussed as potential 2014 Ryder Cup captains by the European Tour Tournament Committee, which is chaired by Thomas Bjorn (second l).

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 13, 2013 | 11:46 p.m.

Whole new definition of four-ball

Tower of four golf balls
Kelly Kraft via Twitter
We're not sure how far Kelly Kraft can hit his Nike golf balls, but we know how high he can stack them.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 13, 2013 | 9:40 p.m.

New course key to Iceland city's rebound

Site of the Siglufjordur Golf Club
The Siglufjordur Golf Club will be built just below the Arctic Circle on Iceland's north coast.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, January 12, 2013 | 9:17 p.m.

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