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How would you fare on a pro par-3?

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Thanks to the European Tour's "Beat the Pro" challenge, amateurs got a chance to tee it up at the stadium par-3 14th hole at the KLM Open, with varying degrees of success.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 5:59 p.m.

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


Cellphone light helps college golfer finish in darkness

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UC Davis golfer Ben Corfee was aided by the cell phone lights of teammates, competitors, coaches, and volunteers while trying to finish out his round in near darkness.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 2:25 p.m.

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


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.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

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.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

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
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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.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

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.


Tiger Woods announces he hopes to play 2016-17 PGA Tour season-opening event

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Tiger Woods announced on Wednesday that he hopes to return to the PGA Tour for the first time since August 2015 this October in the PGA Tour's 2016-17 season-opening Safeway Open.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 | 11:04 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 Professional plays 400 holes in 24 hours to raise money for Folds of Honor

Jimmy McMullen
In an effort to raise money for the Folds of Honor, PGA Professional Jimmy McMullen in North Carolina set out to play 400 holes in a 24-hour period on Sunday and into Monday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 | 10:03 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.


Watch European stars face off with hickory clubs

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Lee Westwood, Danny Willet, and Miguel Angel Jimenez faced off with Paolo Quirici, 2013 World Hickory Champion, using the old wooden clubs in a two-hole exhibition.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 04, 2016 | 3:54 p.m.

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


Phil Mickelson pulls off insane flop shot at TPC Boston

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Phil Mickelson is known for many things, including his incredible touch when it comes to the difficult flop shot. But what he managed to do Friday in the Deutsche Bank Championship could arguably his best effort yet.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 02, 2016 | 9:08 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.


Would changing golf balls for particular shots improve your score?

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Would changing golf balls for particular shots improve your score? Brian Mull polled some experts and the results may surprise you.
By Brian Mull
For PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 02, 2016 | 4:10 p.m.

Brian Mull is a freelance writer from North Carolina who has covered amateur and professional golf for more than a decade. You can follow him on Twitter @BGMull 


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