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Critical fan gets beaned by bunker shot

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A golfer thought it would be funny to document his buddy's bunker troubles, but his heckling was met with a golf ball to the face.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, February 04, 2017 | 3:50 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Could Jason Day play on Tour left-handed?

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World No. 1 Jason Day tried out a left-handed driver at the practice range Friday, and the results were even better than you'd expect.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, February 04, 2017 | 11:53 a.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Shots of the week: Thrilling eagles and aces deliver big wins

Jon rahm, farmers insurance open, torrey pines
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This week produced plenty of great shots around the globe, with one early contender for shot of the year.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, January 29, 2017 | 6:07 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Shots of the week: Flag hunting and history (no pants required)

careerbuilder challenge, gonzalo fdez castano
USA Today Sports Images
This week's stop on the PGA Tour saw excellent shots from golfers wearing crazy, colorful pants, as well as no pants at all.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 6:27 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Amateur nails ace, wins car in style

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Twitter / PGATour
Amateur David Colby not only made the cut at the PGA Tour's CareerBuilder Challenge, but also recorded an ace that won him a brand new car. All while sporting a colorful pair of pants and yellow golf ball.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 22, 2017 | 3:36 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


How far can Rickie Fowler hit a persimmon driver?

rickie fowler, persimmon driver
Twitter / CH3golf
Rickie Fowler had a persimmon driver and a TrackMan on hand for a range session this week, giving golf fans insight into how far professional now might have hit it with older technology.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 16, 2017 | 4:22 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Aces to records: 7 best shots of the weekend

lexi thompson
Twitter / GolfChannel
From South Africa to Hawaii, players were lighting up golf courses all over the world this weekend. Here are the best highlights the weekend had to offer.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, January 15, 2017 | 9:10 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


John Daly and Jake Owen sing duet at charity event

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At a concert held as part of the Diamonds Resort Invitational charity event, John Daly joined Jake Owens on stage for an amazing duet performance.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 15, 2017 | 6:19 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


Justin Thomas holds on to beat Hideki Matsuyama at Kapalua

Justin Thomas
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Justin Thomas held off Hideki Matsuyama down the stretch to win the SBS Tournament of Champions at Kapalua.

Published: Sunday, January 08, 2017 | 7:56 p.m.

Jordan Spieth avoids bogeys, shoots 65 in final round at Kapalua

jordan spieth, sbs tournament of champions, kapalua
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After a rollercoaster week, SBS Tournament of Champions defending champ Jordan Spieth was able to clean up his scorecard on Sunday.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 08, 2017 | 6:01 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


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