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Shanks... they even happen to the best players in the world

Steve Stricker
YouTube
Shanks. They're not fun to have, but sometimes they are fun to watch. Like in this video compilation.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, May 22, 2015 | 1:27 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


College golfer passes on $10,000 hole-in-one prize

Boston College Athletics
Brian Butler, a senior-to-be at Boston College, turned down a $10,000 hole-in-one prize in order to keep his NCAA eligibility.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 1:48 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Terrible break leads to spectacular birdie

James Morrison
European Tour/Twitter
It's so unfair when a player hits a flagstick and the ball ricochets off the green. Unless you can do what James Morrison did in the BMW PGA Championship today.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 12:25 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


European Tour player makes ace, calls fan over for celebratory chest bump

andrew johnston
European Tour/Twitter
Hole-in-one celebrations are the best -- especially when the pros bring in the fans from outside the ropes like Andrew Johnston did on Thursday in the BMW PGA Championship.
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PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 9:22 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Lightning strikes flagstick in Utah

lightning
Geoffreypjs on Reddit
Here's an interesting look at what happens to a green when a flagstick gets struck by lightning.
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PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 11:33 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational: Five players to watch

Adam Scott
USA Today Sports Images
Adam Scott is the defending champion at the Crowne Plaza Invitational. Can he make it two in a row this week?
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PGA.com
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Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | 4:13 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Arizona State golfer nails backwards, over-the-head shot

Arizona State
Instagram
We've already seen the "over-the-shoulder" shot. Now, behold the "backwards, over-the-shoulder" shot. Incredible.
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PGA.com
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Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 | 2:42 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Miguel Angel Jimenez moonwalks after making record-tying ace

Miguel Angel Jimenez
European Tour/Twitter
Some people win money or a fancy new car for a hole in one. On Friday, Miguel Angel Jimenez won 288 beers for his European Tour record-tying ninth ace. And he did a moonwalk after it dropped.
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PGA.com
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Published: Friday, May 15, 2015 | 11:17 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Mark Calcavecchia hit by errant golf shot

Mark Calcavecchia
USA Today Sports Images
Mark Calcavecchia was the victim of an occurrence we're surprised doesn't happen more often on Wednesday -- he was plunked during a pro-am.
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PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 12:46 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


2015 Wells Fargo Championship: Five players to watch

Rory McIlroy
USA Today Sports Images
Rory McIlroy expects to win every time he plays these days. This week at the site of his first PGA Tour win in 2010 is no different.
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Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 11:58 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


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