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Become a complete golfer: Part 2, Game

Rob Labritz
Pritchard/PGA of America
In this week's installment of "Becoming a complete golfer," PGA Professional Rob Labritz focuses on your game preparation before a round of golf.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 12:12 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.


How Hudson Swafford made a pressure-filled situation look easy

Hudson Swafford
USA Today Sports Images
Hudson Swafford embraced a pressure-packed situation late at the CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday and went on to win his first PGA Tour event.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Monday, January 23, 2017 | 11:50 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.


Shots of the week: Flag hunting and history (no pants required)

careerbuilder challenge, gonzalo fdez castano
USA Today Sports Images
This week's stop on the PGA Tour saw excellent shots from golfers wearing crazy, colorful pants, as well as no pants at all.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 6:27 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Amateur nails ace, wins car in style

david colby, pga tour careerbuilder challenge
Twitter / PGATour
Amateur David Colby not only made the cut at the PGA Tour's CareerBuilder Challenge, but also recorded an ace that won him a brand new car. All while sporting a colorful pair of pants and yellow golf ball.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 3:36 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


European Tour's 'Awkward Reporter' is laugh out loud funny

European Tour
@europeantour
The European Tour social media team pumps out some great, hilarious content. Its latest #AwkwardReporter effort is right up there among its best.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 20, 2017 | 9:33 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.


Become a complete golfer: Part 1, Body

Rob Labritz
Pritchard/PGA of America
This is the first of a six-week, six-part series with PGA Professional Rob Labritz, offering up tips on how you can become a complete golfer.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 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.


7 of our favorite Phil Mickelson flop shots

Phil Mickelson
YouTube
Phil Mickelson, master of the flop shot, makes his 2017 PGA Tour calendar year debut today. Here's a look at seven of our favorite flop shots from the 42-time PGA Tour winner.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 11:50 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.


#TBT: Phil Mickelson demonstrates backwards flop shot

Phil Mickelson
Skratch
Phil Mickelson makes his first start of the season on the PGA Tour today. Here's a look back to when he demonstrated how to hit a backwards flop shot.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 7:59 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 far can Rickie Fowler hit a persimmon driver?

rickie fowler, persimmon driver
Twitter / CH3golf
Rickie Fowler had a persimmon driver and a TrackMan on hand for a range session this week, giving golf fans insight into how far professional now might have hit it with older technology.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 16, 2017 | 4:22 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Aces to records: 7 best shots of the weekend

lexi thompson
Twitter / GolfChannel
From South Africa to Hawaii, players were lighting up golf courses all over the world this weekend. Here are the best highlights the weekend had to offer.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, January 15, 2017 | 9:10 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


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