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British Open: 7 things we learned Thursday at Royal Troon

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USA Today Sports Images
A perfect day of weather at Royal Troon lead to some low scores during round one of the Open Championship.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 9:50 a.m.

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


Rory McIlroy can't escape postage stamp bunker

rory mcilroy royal troon, the open
Facebook / SkySports
Rory McIlroy took six shots to escape the bunker at the 8th hole, the famous "postage stamp."
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 9:15 a.m.

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


Mercedes-Benz unveils luxury golf cart

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Twitter / gizmag
Mercedes' new luxury golf cart will show off all of its features on a tour of the world that includes The Open.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 8:39 a.m.

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


A surprise proposal at U.S. Women's Open

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Twitter / ShaneODonoghue
Kasey Petty may have missed the cut at the U.S. Women's Open, but there was a surprise waiting for her when she finished her round Friday.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 09, 2016 | 1:16 p.m.

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


Could you birdie this 783-yard par 6?

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Twitter / Challenge_Tour
The European Challenge Tour's stop in Slovakia includes the longest hole in Europe, a Jack Nicklaus-designed 783-yard par 6.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 08, 2016 | 1:25 p.m.

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


A single day, 153-hole golf marathon for charity

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Twitter / WSJSports
Danie Steyn and Bill Boonn played 153 holes in a single day without a cart, walking over 45 miles.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 07, 2016 | 3:41 p.m.

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


Introducing the Goosinator

goosinator, timberlin golf course
The Hartford Courant
Timberlin Golf Course in Berlin, Connecticut has a new invention helping them to rid their course of unwanted geese.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 04, 2016 | 2:56 p.m.

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


Golf juggling? Wake surfing? Why not both

Twitter / BrodieSmith21
A man juggles a golf ball while wake surfing, celebrating Fourth of July weekend in the most impressive possible way.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, July 03, 2016 | 6:17 p.m.

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


What is TrackMan and how does it work?

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TrackMangolf.com
The TrackMan technology is used by almost every PGA Tour player to refine their games, and every television broadcast. But what is it and where did it come from?
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, July 03, 2016 | 5:23 p.m.

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


Jordan Spieth sinks mid-range putt without looking

jordan spieth no-look putt
Twitter / PGATour
Jordan Spieth hits hit mid-range putt on the practice putting green while looking back towards his caddie.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, July 03, 2016 | 2:22 p.m.

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


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