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New golf movie coming out on Groupon

Terry Jastrow
Courtesy of Terry Jastrow
Emmy-winning golf producer and director Terry Jastrow (in white shirt) is releasing his new golf movie, "The Squeeze," in a unique partnership with Groupon.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 | 5:46 p.m.

Watch: Brendon de Jonge's one-hop eagle from 126 yards out at Valspar Championship

Brendon de Jonge
PGA Tour via YouTube
After one bounce, Brendon de Jonge's third shot on the par-5 14th hole took two bounces and dove straight into the hole for an eagle.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 9:39 p.m.

Maryvale Golf Course getting major facelift, will reopen as home course of Grand Canyon University golf team

Courtesy of Todd & Associates
A new 10,000-square-foot clubhouse will cap off an $8 million renovation of Maryvale Golf Course in Phoenix, Arizona.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 6:50 p.m.

Virginia Tech women's golf coach Carol Robertson makes two holes-in-one in a three-hole span

Carol Robertson
Carol Robertson had five career holes-in-one until Monday – when she made two more in quick order.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 10:06 p.m.

TaylorMade Golf expands AeroBurner line with mini driver, irons and balls

TaylorMade Aeroburner iron and mini driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The small-headed TaylorMade AeroBurner Mini Driver is for players who'd rather tee off with a 3-wood, while the AeroBurner irons are designed to create more distance.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 6:45 p.m.

Golf great for networking and competition, says Vikings receiver Greg Jennings

Greg Jennings
USA Today Sports Images
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings loves golf in part "because it develops you mentally."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 5:33 p.m.

The next great golf tourism destination is Egypt?

Golf in Egypt
Courtesy of Golf Travel Egypt
Egypt isn't known for golf, but it has several world-class facilities and beginning a major push to attract golfers.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 3:59 p.m.

Harrison Ford crash-lands vintage airplane on golf course

Harrison Ford plane crash
CNN via YouTube
A vintage airplane that Harrison Ford was flying Thursday landed hard on a fairway at a California golf course on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 06, 2015 | 12:41 a.m.

James Hahn withdraws from Doral after birth of daughter

James Hahn
USA Today Sports Images
Only a week after celebrating his long-awaited first PGA Tour victory, James Hahn is now celebrating the birth of his daughter.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 | 6:38 p.m.

Paula Creamer tries to recreate her amazing 75-foot putt

Paula Creamer
HSBC via YouTube
Paula Creamer drained another huge putt, under very different circumstances, in her return to the scene of her 75-foot eagle putt to win the 2014 HSBC Women's Champions.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 | 5:20 p.m.

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