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The story behind the first known hole-in-one in golf history

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Young Tom Morris, a four-time Open Champion, recorded the first known hole-in-one in golf history in the 1800s. There had been conflicting reports about the actual year it occurred, but now we have the actual date nailed down.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 8:37 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.


Ben Crane's pre-shot dance routine

Ben Crane
@bencranegolf on Instagram
Ben Crane is no stranger to viral internet videos. He may have a new one with this pre-shot dance routine.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | 1:38 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.


Andrew 'Beef' Johnston earns PGA Tour membership

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Andrew 'Beef' Johnston, who became an instant fan favorite this year, earned playing privileges for the 2016-17 season on the PGA Tour via Web.com Tour Finals. That means we'll be seeing a lot more of Beef over the next 12 months.
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Published: Monday, September 19, 2016 | 8:34 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.


Rickie Fowler gets Olympic rings tattooed on right forearm

Rickie Fowler
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After representing the U.S. at the Rio Games, Rickie Fowler had the Olympic rings tattooed on his forearm.
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Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016 | 3:31 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.


Outstanding hole-in-one celebration by Belen Mozo

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Playing in a Ladies European Tour event over the weekend in Germany, LPGA Tour player Belen Mozo made a hole-in-one in the final round. Her celebration was almost as good as the shot itself.
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Published: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 11:35 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.


PGA of America CEO honored at 2016 US Italia Golf Invitational in Tuscany


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Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | 2:22 p.m.

College golfer slam dunks tee shot for hole-in-one

Eddie Wajda
@BadgerMGolf on Twitter
On Monday, Wisconsin junior Eddie Wajda made a hole-in-one during the second round of the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Club's 220-yard, par-3 eighth hole, holing the shot on the fly.
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Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | 2:13 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.


Jordan Spieth bounces back from double bogey with chip-in eagle

Jordan Spieth
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Jordan Spieth is one of those players who makes the short game look particularly easy (and it isn't). He displayed his expertise during the second round of the BMW Championship on Friday.
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Published: Friday, September 09, 2016 | 1:29 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.


Phil Mickelson executes incredible shot from behind railroad ties

Phil Mickelson
@PGATOUR
Phil Mickelson isn't afraid to attempt any kind of a golf shot. He proved that once again in the first round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick on Thursday with this remarkable recovery from behind a row of railroad ties.
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Published: Friday, September 09, 2016 | 8:46 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.


How spectacular are these Phil Mickelson instructional video clips?

Phil Mickelson
YouTube
If you haven't seen this before, it's worth taking a few minutes to see Phil Mickelson -- with the enthusiasm of a used car salesman -- demonstrate how to hit some ridiculous golf shots.
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Published: Thursday, September 08, 2016 | 1:17 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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