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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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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.


Most popular golf stories of 2014 at PGA.com

Phil Mickelson dissed by Keegan Bradley
Snappy TV
At the end of the first session of the 2014 Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson did not feel the love from Keegan Bradley in this fun moment caught on camera.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 12:17 p.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


TJ Yates has rare hole in one on Falcons bye week

TJ Yates
@TJ_Yates/Instagram
TJ Yates poses with his hole in one ball on the 7tth green at Sugar Hill in Atlanta, Ga.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 8:49 a.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


Golf events schedule for December 4-7, 2014

Tiger Woods
USA Today Sports Images
Tiger Woods will make his first appearance since missing the cut at the PGA Championship.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 | 12:34 p.m.

Henrik Stenson crushes 4-iron at DP World Tour Championship

Henrik Stenson
European Tour
Henrik Stenson lines up for his second shot on the par-5 14th hole.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, November 22, 2014 | 9:57 a.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


Donald Trump at PGA Annual Meeting

Donald Trump
Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
Chairman and President of The Trump Organization, Donald Trump, speaks during the Leadership Session of the 98th PGA Annual Meeting at The JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on Friday, November 21, 2014.
By Michael Benzie
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 21, 2014 | 3:25 p.m.

Mike Benzie is managing editor of PGA.com.


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