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Rory McIlroy had hair-raising debut in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy
European Tour via Twitter
Rory McIlroy's curls were in fine form during his appearance at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship back in 2009.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 11:12 p.m.

Rory McIlroy begins road to Masters in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy road to Masters
HSBC Golf via Twitter
Rory McIlroy, along with Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson already have the Masters on their minds.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 | 9:49 p.m.

Tim Clark drains 62-foot birdie putt at Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Tim Clark at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Courtesy of PGA Tour
Tim Clark can't be blamed for hanging onto his long putter when he's making putts like this.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 09, 2015 | 9:58 p.m.

Jack Nicklaus got his first pro check 53 years ago today

Jack Nicklaus' first pro check
Jack Nicklaus via Instagram
Jack Nicklaus began his historic career with a tiny check for tying for last place in his first pro start.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 08, 2015 | 7:44 p.m.

Barbara Nicklaus to receive USGA's 2015 Bob Jones Award

Jack and Barbara Nicklaus
Getty Images
Barbara Nicklaus has teamed with her husband Jack to raise millions of dollars for junior golf and children's charities.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 | 5:58 p.m.

Odyssey Works putters combine best of previous models

Odyssey works putters
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
The Odyssey Works 2-Ball Fang mallet (left) has curved "fangs" for extra stability, while the #7 has weighted alignment wings. Both have Odyssey's new Fusion RX mesh and Versa alignment stripes.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 | 4:15 p.m.

Scott Stallings crams an afternoon of golf into a 20-second video

Scott Stallings at the Kapalua Resort
Scott Stallings via Instagram
Time flies when you're having fun, if you're Scott Stallings at Kapalua.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 07, 2015 | 1:39 a.m.

Little girl's SnowMahan puts your snowman to shame

SnowMahan
John Breedlove via Twitter
We're not sure how well "Hunter SnowMahan" plays golf, but we bet he's great at the Ice Bucket Challenge.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 | 5:49 p.m.

Golf Digest shakes up its 2015-16 list of America's top 100 courses

Augusta National, No. 12
Getty Images
The beauty and treachery of its 12th hole helps make Augusta National a consistent presence at the top of Golf Digest's list of America's best courses.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 06, 2015 | 4:36 p.m.

Medinah to embark on $3.6 million renovation of Course No. 2

Medinah Country Club
Getty Images
With the restoration of Course No. 2, Medinah Country Club will have invested more than $14 million since 2008 to upgrade its three courses.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 05, 2015 | 6:18 p.m.

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