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Time for Little Linksters to take their biggest cuts


Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | 10:25 p.m.

Buy a round, get a room at Sandestin

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Courtesy of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
The Links Golf Club is one of three courses included in Sandestin's pre-Christmas bargains.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 11:12 p.m.

Inner Mongolia site of new Fry/Straka course

Batu Bay Golf Club site
Courtesy of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design
The windswept site of the forthcoming Batu Bay Golf Club is covered in low-lying natural scrub and contains almost no trees.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 1:37 p.m.

Grip it and sip it, says John Daly of his new drink

the Original John Daly Cocktail
Courtesy of the Original John Daly Cocktail
The Original John Daly Cocktail will debut in bottles and cans at BevMo stores in California, Nevada and Arizona.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 10, 2012 | 11:56 p.m.

Covert drivers, RocketBladez irons earn first victories

TaylorMade RocketBladez iron, Nike VR_S Covert driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade (left) and Nike Golf
TaylorMade's new RocketBladez irons registered their inaugural competitive victory in Florida, while Nike's VR_S Covert driver got its first tour win in South Africa.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 10, 2012 | 1:38 p.m.

Tom Watson wants to be 2014 Ryder Cup captain

Tom Watson
Getty Images
Tom Watson led the U.S. Ryder Cup team to victory at the Belfry in England in 1993, and now wants to return at Gleneagles in 2014.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, December 09, 2012 | 2:34 p.m.

STX Golf parent named a top workplace

STX Golf putter
Courtesy of STX Golf
Putters like the Envision TR are examples of the innovation encouraged at STX Golf.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, December 09, 2012 | 2:04 p.m.

Is 'Johnny Football' also 'Johnny Golf?'

Johnny Manziel
Chris Fowler via Twitter
"Johnny Golf? Manziel smooth swing on the range. Does it translate to the course?," tweeted ESPN's Chris Fowler before a round with Heisman Trophy hopeful Johnny Manziel earllier this week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 07, 2012 | 6:06 p.m.

Only new Nicklaus course in USA open for play

No. 1 at Summit Rock Golf Course
Courtesy of Summit Rock
The Jack Nicklaus-designed Summit Rock Golf Course reflects the best of the Texas Hill Country landscape.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 07, 2012 | 12:15 p.m.

Caddie fight!

James Nitties
Getty Images
James Nitties wasn't involved, but his caddie and another caddie came to blows before the first round of the Australian Open.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 06, 2012 | 6:22 p.m.

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