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Arnold Palmer obit: The King passes away at 87

Arnold Palmer
Associated Press
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, September 25, 2016 | 10:18 p.m.

Bubba Watson explains origin of pumping up Ryder Cup crowd

Bubba Watson
USA Today Images
Bubba Watson encouraged the partisan Europe crowd in 2014 to cheer loudly as he teed off for the U.S. team in the Ryder Cup.
By Tyler Greenawalt
PGA.com

Published: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

Tiger Woods loses club on swing at U.S. Open

Fox Sports
A look at Tiger Woods losing his club on a shot.
By Mark Aumann
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, June 18, 2015 | 8:07 p.m.

Michelle Wie Joins PGA Junior League Golf as Official Ambassador

USA Today Sports Images
Michelle Wie has been named an ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf, which introduces kids ages 13 and under to the game in a team setting.

Published: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 | 10:57 a.m.

Players with most holes in one on PGA Tour

Hal Sutton
PGA of America
Hal Sutton won the 1983 PGA Championship at Riviera Country Club. He currently holds the record for most holes in one on PGA Tour with 10.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, May 24, 2015 | 8:11 a.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


PGA Professional Jimmy Wright recalls Masters appearance

Jimmy Wright
Courtesy of Jimmy Wright
A PGA Professional with a powerful swing, Jimmy Wright drove down Magnolia Lane in April 1970 to play in his first Masters, having earned his invitation to the prestigious tournament by finishing fourth in the PGA Championship the summer before.
By Brian Mull
For PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | 8:24 a.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 


Nine tips to help junior golfers

Golf for juniors
Chance Rinkol from Leawood, KS, reacts after chip his ball into the hole during the 7-9 Boys Division at the Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
By Brian Mull
For PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, April 06, 2015 | 9:25 a.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 


Par 3 holes with huge elevation changes

par 3
Jeremy Friedman, PGA.com
A north Georgia course features this tough par 3 downhill.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, February 02, 2015 | 1:44 p.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


Watch: Rickie Fowler's massive eagle putt at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Rickie Fowler
You Tube, PGA Tour
Rickie Fowler nailed a massive putt of more than 70 feet for eagle on the par-5 third hole Friday.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 4:15 p.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


Rory McIlroy hole-in-on in Abu Dhabi

Rory McIlroy
European Tour
Rory McIlroy celebrates his hole-in-one with playing partner Rickie Fowler.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 16, 2015 | 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.


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