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College student holes full-court putt, wins $500

Franklin Pierce
YouTube
A college student at Franklin Pierce in New Hampshire won himself $500 in airfare on Saturday by holing a full-court putt during a halftime challenge.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | 11:05 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.


Lexi Thompson named Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf

Lexi Thompson
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Lexi Thompson has been named an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf.

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Published: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | 9:58 a.m.

PGA of America to showcase PGA Professionals throughout special 100-Day Centennial Celebration

pga show
PGA of America Archive
A scene from the 1954 PGA Merchandise Show -- the first ever held -- at PGA National Golf Club, Dunedin, Fla.

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Published: Monday, January 25, 2016 | 1:58 p.m.

Phil Mickelson holes out for fourth time this week

Phil Mickelson
@PGATOUR on Twitter
Phil Mickelson is a magician with a wedge in his hands. On Saturday in the CareerBuilder Challenge, he holed out for the fourth time this week.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Saturday, January 23, 2016 | 4:30 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.


Another ace for an amateur at the CareerBuilder Challenge

Jeff Ellis
@PGATOUR on Twitter
Amateur player Jeff Ellis recorded the third ace of the week -- and the second by an amateur -- in the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge on Saturday.
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Published: Saturday, January 23, 2016 | 4:00 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.


Amateur scores ace at CareerBuilder Challenge

Jake Pumphrey
@PGATOUR on Twitter
Jake Pumphrey (purple shirt), playing in the amateur portion of this week's pro-am at the CareerBuilder Challenge, scored a hole-in-one during Friday's second round of play.
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Published: Friday, January 22, 2016 | 2:59 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.


Jordan Spieth hits spectator's backside with errant tee shot

@europeantour on Twitter
A lucky bounce for Jordan Spieth on Friday in Abu Dhabi wasn't so lucky for a fan. On a tee shot that seemed doomed for a watery grave, Spieth's ball instead nailed a fan in the rear and stayed in play.
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PGA.com
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Published: Friday, January 22, 2016 | 10:30 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.


Phil Mickelson hits flag, spins ball back into hole for eagle

Phil Mickelson
@PGATOUR on Twitter
Phil Mickelson is off to a blazing start at the CareerBuilder Challenge -- one which included this magnificent eagle hole-out on his eighth hole in the first round.
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Published: Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 3:22 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.


Hole-in-one and walk-off eagle in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi
@europeantour on Twitter
The hole wasn't safe during the first round from Abu Dhabi on Thursday thanks to a couple of brilliant shots from Gregory Havret and Lee Westwood.
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PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 10:55 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.


Renowned instructor Jim McLean teaches basic golf rules... with pizza

Jim McLean
YouTube
In a funny/strange video posted to YouTube, renowned golf instructor Jim McLean (middle) covers a few of the basic rules of golf with the help of -- wait for it -- a pizza pie.
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PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 1:37 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.


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