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Justin Thomas breaks club on tree

Justin Thomas
@PGATOUR on Twitter
Facing a tough shot from behind a tree on Friday during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Justin Thomas snapped his 8-iron in half on said tree during his follow through.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 05, 2016 | 11:51 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.


Reception at TPC Scottsdale's 16th not great for Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson
USA Today Sports Images
One day after stating his negative feelings toward the course where the Waste Management Phoenix Open is played, the TPC Scottsdale fans let Bubba Watson have it when he arrived at the par-3 16th hole on Thursday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 05, 2016 | 10:40 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.


Harold Varner does Cam Newton "dab" after making long birdie putt at Phoenix Open

Harold Varner III
PGA Tour via YouTube
The raucous gallery at No. 16 appreciated Harold Varner's long birdie putt, but they really loved his celebratory "dab" after it fell.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 4:26 p.m.

That time Hank Aaron took a golf lesson from a PGA Professional

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Hank Aaron (wearing shorts) poses for a photo with PGA Professional Hanc Spivey (red shirt) the second time the two happened to meet.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 4:17 p.m.

Rare putter on display at British Golf Museum

Kronos
KRONOS Golf
Here's a look at the "Hinotori Touch Putter" created by KRONOS Golf Founder Phillip Lapuz. It's currently on display in the British Golf Museum.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 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.


Robot named "Eldrick" aces 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale

Eldrick
GolfChannel.com
A robot, co-owned by CBS golf commentator Gary McCord, aced the famous par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale on Wednesday. The robot's name? Eldrick.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, February 04, 2016 | 9:01 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.


Star tight end Matt Heuerman passes on football scholarship to pursue golf

Matt Heuerman
Matt Heuerman via Twitter
At 6-foot-6, Matt Heuerman towers over some of his teammates in Barton Collier High School in Naples, Florida.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota Wild players take selfie with alligator during golf game at Cancun

Hockey players with gator
Nino Niederreiter via Twitter
An alligator on a Cancun golf course was left open-mouthed by its encounter with Minnesota Wild player Nino Niederreiter and three of his teammates.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 | 3:33 p.m.

2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open: Five players to watch

Bubba Watson
USA Today Sports Images
A runner up a year ago, can Bubba Watson improve upon that this time around?
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 | 9:00 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.


Stewart Cink sinks a full-court putt at halftime of Georgia Tech basketball game

Stewart Cink celebrates
Georgia Tech Athletics via Twitter
Stewart Cink whooped it up with the crowd after making a 94-foot putt during the Georgia Tech basketball game Tuesday night.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 11:23 p.m.

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