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European Tour player David Howell goes shirtless on his first hole of 2016

David Howell
USA Today Sports Images
David Howell went to extremes to keep his shirt clean and dry at the South African Open on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 07, 2016 | 4:54 p.m.

New baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. not so bad at golf, either

Ken Griffey Jr.
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
Ken Griffey Jr. began playing golf during the Major League Baseball labor stoppage in 1994, and has grown to love the game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 | 3:21 p.m.

Brandt Snedeker's son hits the heck out of the golf ball

Austin Snedeker
Brandt Snedeker via Twitter
At age 3, Austin Snedeker already looks like a future long drive champion.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 | 3:20 p.m.

South Carolina golf club makes half- size replica of Clemson football field

Reserve at Lake Keowee's Clemson football field replica
Reserve at Lake Keowee via Twitter
"We wanted to find a unique way to show our support while the football team is on a truly historic run,” said Lake Keowee Director of Sales Rutledge Livingston.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 04, 2016 | 4:16 p.m.

Rory McIlroy can relate to what Jordan Spieth is facing in 2016

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
The coming year "will feel completely different for Jordan" Spieth, Rory McIlroy says.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 | 4:04 p.m.

PGA Tour players wish Tiger Woods a happy birthday on social media

Tiger Woods
USA Today Sports Images
From Justin Rose to Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods received plenty of good wishes on his 40th birthday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 | 2:04 p.m.

Golfers and golf companies celebrate opening of new Star Wars movie

TaylorMade and Star Wars
TaylorMade Golf via Twitter
In a galaxy far, far away, this TaylorMade golf ball became a movie star.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 7:16 p.m.

Golf coach's Kiss Cam smooch is long time coming at Spurs game

San Antonio Spurs Kiss Cam
San Antonio Spurs via Twitter
Every now and then, a Kiss Cam couple catches our attention, usually for a smooch attempt that turns into a disaster.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 6:54 p.m.

98-year-old golfer makes his second hole-in-one in three years

By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 3:45 p.m.

Bubba Watson's Minor League baseball team wins a major award

Blue Wahoos' award
Bubba Watson via Twitter
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos, of which Bubba Watson is a part-owner, won the Southern League's prestigious Organization of the Year Award.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 1:16 p.m.

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