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Golf's next great course – in Nigeria?

Calabar golf course in Nigeria
Thomson Perrett & Lobb
The second hole on the Calabar course will wend through an old rubber plantation.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 | 8:07 p.m.

LPGA pioneer Ok-Hee Ku of Korea dies at 56

Ok-Hee Ku
Ok-Hee Ku became the first Korean player to win on the LPGA Tour when she triumphed at the 1988 Standard Register Turquoise Classic in Phoenix.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 | 1:42 a.m.

Sam Snead memorabilia up for auction

Sam Snead auction items
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
The Ryder Cup that Sam Snead received in 1959 and the Claret Jug he won in 1946 are among many precious items from Sam Snead's personal collection that are now up for auction.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 | 1:46 p.m.

Cincinnati teen Will Grimmer shoots 59 in North & South Amateur

Will Grimmer
Will Grimmer carded a 59 one day after shooting a 74 at the North & South Amateur.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 5:47 p.m.

Tiger Woods Dubai golf course partnership is dissolved

Tiger Woods golf course Dubai
Getty Images
Only a few holes of the Tiger Woods-designed golf course in Dubai have been completed.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 4:12 p.m.

Troon launches pace-of-play effort on all its courses

Troon North
Courtesy of Troon Golf
Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the facilities implementing Troon's pace-of-play initiatives.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | 2:42 p.m.

26 PGA Professionals to compete in U.S. Senior Open

Craig Stevens
The PGA of America
PGA Professional Craig Stevens, from Dallas, Ga., leads a field of 26 PGA Professionals to Omaha.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | 12:57 p.m.

Appalachian Leather Works: Great accessories every golfer could use

Appalachian Leather Works, golf, yardage book
Appalachian Leather Works
Appalachian Leather Works is producing high-quality scorecard holders, yardage book covers and more.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | 10:02 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.


TaylorMade unveils SLDR driver that adjusts easily

TaylorMade SLDR driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The SLDR driver from TaylorMade gets its name from the sliding weight on the sole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | 1:33 a.m.

Ian Poulter retires Ryder Cup-winning putter

Ian Poulter at the 2012 Ryder Cup
Getty Images
The Odyssey White Hot XG #7 putter that Ian Poulter used to such great effect at the 2012 Ryder Cup is headed for Poulter's trophy case.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 08, 2013 | 9:35 p.m.

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