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Professional golf turns 154 years old

Willie Park Sr.
PGA of America
In this photo dated back to the 1850s, Willie Park Sr. is the one in the center. Park would go on to win the first professional golf tournament in 1860.
By Andrew Prezioso
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 10:15 a.m.

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


Eagle steals man's golf ball off of green

eagle
YouTube
This is one of those rare times when an eagle on the golf course isn't a good thing.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 9:28 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: Tennis star Rafa Nadal pranks unsuspecting golfers

Rafa Nadal
YouTube
In this video, tennis star Rafa Nadal works on his poker face by trying to convince two golfers he has amnesia after being struck in the head with a golf ball.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 17, 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.


Scorecard of the Day: Mikko Ilonen at the Volvo World Match Play Championship

Mikko Ilonen's scorecard
European Tour
Mikko Ilonen's magic number on Thursday at the Volvo World Match Play Championship was 3.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 7:18 p.m.

TaylorMade debuts RSi iron family with face slots

TaylorMade RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons
Courtesy of TaylorMade Golf
The new RSi line of irons from TaylorMade feature vertical slots cut into the heel and toe of the face to help the performance of off-center hits.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:47 p.m.

What kind of animal tracks are on this green?

Els Club Desaru Coast
Troon Golf via Twitter
The dewsweepers at the Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia are quite unusual.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 10:21 p.m.

2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open | Five players to watch

Camilo Villegas
USA Today Sports Images
Camilo Villegas saved his 2013-14 PGA Tour season with a late victory. Will that get him off to a fast start in 2014-15?
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 2:32 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.


Five tips for conquering the wind

Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson
Even the world's best have to battle the wind sometimes, like Wednesday at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 11:02 a.m.

Patrick Reed gets shushed by European Ryder Cup players

Patrick Reed getting "shushed"
IMG Golf via Twitter
Patrick Reed got "shushed" by some Ryder Cup opponents, but couldn't help but laugh.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 10:00 p.m.

Paula Creamer visits troops near DMZ in Korea

Paula Creamer at the DMZ in Korea
Paula Creamer via Instagram
Paula Creamer's visit to the Demilitarized Zone included throwing hand grenades and tomahawks.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 7:31 p.m.

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