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Longest usable golf club record falls again

Ashrita Furman
Guinness World Records
Ashrita Furman uses an unconventional split hand grip to whip his record-breaking driver at the ball.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, October 05, 2014 | 10:41 a.m.

The Open was original "fall classic"

Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy is the most recent winner of the claret jug, the trophy handed out to the Open Championship winner.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, October 04, 2014 | 4:19 p.m.

Celebrating 250 years of 18 holes

St. Andrews minutes
The official minutes from the Society meeting on Oct. 4, 1764 that propose making St. Andrews into a 10-hole course with an 18-hole layout.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, October 04, 2014 | 11:20 a.m.

Baltusrol Golf Club named a National Historic Landmark

Baltusrol Golf Club
Courtesy of Baltusrol Golf Club
"Baltusrol Golf Club comprises arguably the most important and influential design of leading early-20th-century golf course architect Albert W. Tillinghast," said Department of the Interior.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 03, 2014 | 7:02 p.m.

Gleneagles greenskeepers show hard work needed for Ryder Cup in video

Gleneagles greenskeepers
James Bledge via YouTube
The greenskeepers at Gleneagles put in a lot of hours to get the ground ready for the Ryder Cup.
By Andrew Prezioso
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 03, 2014 | 3:23 p.m.

Andrew Prezioso is a contributor for PGA.com. Have a good golf story? Send him an email at andrew.prezioso@turner.com.


TaylorMade's 'Nobody's Perfect' commercial a hole-in-one

Jason Day
YouTube
Even the best player in the world are prone to a horrible shot on occasion, as TaylorMade shows in its latest commercial.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 03, 2014 | 11:12 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.


Oldest PGA Professional, Gus Andreone, going strong at 103

Gus Andreone
PGA of America
A statue of Gus Andreone overlooks the Gus Andreone Practice and Teaching Facility at the Palm Aire Country Club.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 03, 2014 | 9:13 a.m.

Fred Couples celebrates 55th birthday

Fred Couples
USA Today Sports Images
Fred Couples turned 55 years old on October 3.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 03, 2014 | 8:53 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.


Ranger pitcher Derek Holland 'hits' 400-yard shot

Derek Holland
Derek Holland via Instagram
This looks like it will go down as another Derek Holland prank, much like his impersonations during the 2011 World Series.
By Andrew Prezioso
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 02, 2014 | 4:18 p.m.

Andrew Prezioso is a contributor for PGA.com. Have a good golf story? Send him an email at andrew.prezioso@turner.com.


Trevor Linden does the glass-break shot hockey-style

Trevor Linden
Canucks TV via YouTube
Trevor Linden scored on his first try in the glass-break challenge – though not with a golf club and ball.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 02, 2014 | 3:12 p.m.

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