Golf Buzz

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Growing golf involves PGA Professionals, equipment manufacturers and the public
Win on Sunday, sell on Monday? Maybe that's an oversimplification of the correlation between PGA Tour viewership and golf product sales. But despite the number of variables involved, there's a way to "connect the dots" in a way that grows the game.
28 Jan 2016 - 1:38pm - 0 Comments
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New book on PGA of America's history focuses on 'life's lessons'
Today's PGA Professionals share a common foundation that stretches all the way back to Scotland and Allan Robertson, the first golf professional. And the growth of the game directly relates to the love of the sport, particularly as the PGA of America celebrates its centennial in 2016.
28 Jan 2016 - 9:47am - 0 Comments
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Lee Trevino has the utmost respect for PGA Professionals
Lee Trevino was inducted into the PGA of America Hall of Fame for his on-course achivements, but he realizes that if not for a few big breaks, he might be attending this year's PGA Merchandise Show in a different capacity.
27 Jan 2016 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Merchandise Show: Special tartan created for PGA of America centennial
A new tartan plaid designed specifically for the PGA of America's centennial celebration was unveiled Wednesday morning at the Visit Scotland booth, and PGA Honorary President Allen Wronowski was one of the first to receive a swatch.
27 Jan 2016 - 11:51am - 0 Comments
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Golf, and the PGA, link three generations of Justin Thomas' family
  Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show   ORLANDO – With the PGA of America kicking off the celebration of its Centennial
27 Jan 2016 - 10:50am - 0 Comments
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2016 Farmers Insurance Open: Five players to watch
Ah. One of our favorite stops on the PGA Tour this week -- the Farmers Insurance Open at breathtaking Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.
27 Jan 2016 - 10:03am - 0 Comments
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PGA of America's Centennial tees off in style at Demo Day
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- The PGA of America officially opened the celebration of its Centennial Tuesday with a ceremonial tee shot featuring representatives from the Association’s 41 nationwide PGA Sections.
26 Jan 2016 - 2:51pm - 0 Comments
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College student holes full-court putt, wins $500
OK, in terms of degree of difficulty, I'd have to imagine that holing a full-court putt on a basketball court -- given the speed and precision required to do so -- is a heck of a lot more difficult than draining a full-court shot with a basketball.
26 Jan 2016 - 11:05am - 0 Comments
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Lexi Thompson named Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2016) -- LPGA star Lexi Thompson was named an Official Ambassador for PGA Junior League Golf at the 63rd PGA Merchandise Show Outdoor Demo Day today.
26 Jan 2016 - 9:58am - 0 Comments
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PGA of America to showcase PGA Professionals throughout special 100-Day Centennial Celebration
Click here to return to complete coverage of the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show
25 Jan 2016 - 1:58pm - 0 Comments
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Jason Dufner's "Escape from Alcatraz" paves way for sudden-death victory at CareerBuilder Challenge
  Jason Dufner earned his first PGA Tour victory since 2013 on Sunday with an overtime triumph over David Lingmerth in the CareerBuilder Challenge.
24 Jan 2016 - 8:38pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Merchandise Show: Sunday's live updates
Here's what's happening Sunday at the PGA Merchandise Show:  
24 Jan 2016 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
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WATCH: Rickie Fowler's chip-in at 17 to clinch his Abu Dhabi win
Clinging to a one-shot lead Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Championship, Rickie Fowler needed a momentum swing down the stretch. And boy did he ever get one.
24 Jan 2016 - 10:53am - 0 Comments
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Phil Mickelson holes out for fourth time this week
Phil Mickelson is deadly with a wedge in his hand -- this is nothing groundbreaking. In the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge on Saturday, Mickelson holed out for the fourth time this week.
23 Jan 2016 - 4:30pm - 0 Comments
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Another ace for an amateur at the CareerBuilder Challenge
For the second time in as many days on the same hole, an amateur player at the CareerBuilder Challenge has made a hole-in-one. Playing the 168-yard, par-3 13th hole at PGA West's Stadium Course in Saturday's third round, amateur Jeff Ellis snagged an ace:
23 Jan 2016 - 4:00pm - 0 Comments
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Chesson Hadley gets in on the eaglefest at La Quinta
There are eagles to be had at La Quinta this week, and Chesson Hadley wants in on the action. After taking a double-bogey at the par-3 17th, watch Hadley earn his redemption with this approach shot on the par-4, 426-yard 18th:  
22 Jan 2016 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
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Ace alert: Nick Taylor with a hole-in-one at CareerBuilder Challenge
Nick Taylor made an eagle on the fifth hole of the TPC Stadium course Friday during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge. So you could assume he might suffer a little bit of a letdown stepping up to the next tee, right?
22 Jan 2016 - 4:46pm - 0 Comments
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Amateur scores ace at CareerBuilder Challenge
A couple of times per year, the amateurs get to tee it up with the pros in an actual PGA Tour event.
22 Jan 2016 - 2:59pm - 0 Comments
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Jordan Spieth hits spectator's backside with errant tee shot
On the ninth hole of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Friday, Jordan Spieth was given a painful assist from an unsuspecting spectator on a tee shot that would have likely found the water and had the world's No. 1 player hitting "3" for his next shot.
22 Jan 2016 - 10:30am - 0 Comments