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Jack Nicklaus reveals letter he sent to announce professional status 56 years ago

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Jack Nicklaus made, for him, a very difficult decision 56 years ago when he elected to leave the amateur ranks and play golf as a professional. As it turns out, that decision was one of the best he's ever made.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | 9:35 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.


25 golf clichés we all love to hate

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Golf is a sport full of clichés. Here's 25 reader-submitted clichés that we hear all the time on the golf course.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 03, 2017 | 10:10 a.m.

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


Here's 7-year-old Rickie Fowler dressed as Fred Couples for Halloween

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As a 7-year-old, Rickie Fowler dressed as Fred Couples for Halloween. .
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | 9:08 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.


9 incredible golf recovery shots

Sergio Garcia
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Sergio Garcia climbed a tree to play a shot during the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 23, 2017 | 4:57 p.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.


Golf tips: Get your fall checklist in order

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For many across the country, temperatures are beginning to plunge and leaves are beginning to fall, which means golf season is winding down. The good news is, there's still plenty you can work on to stay sharp over the next several months.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, October 13, 2017 | 10:49 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.


How the 'Mulligan' got its name

Taking a mulligan
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MULLIGAN HERE? A golfer with an unfortunate first-tee shot at an Atlanta area charity tournament.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 09, 2017 | 11:17 a.m.

Remember 'Cigar Guy' from the 2010 Ryder Cup?

Cigar Guy
Mark Pain/Daily Mail UK
This is a fascinating picture of Tiger Woods at the 2010 Ryder Cup, but the man with the mustache and the cigar stole the show.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 9:43 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.


Story behind Boo Weekley's famous Ryder Cup bull ride

Boo Weekley
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Boo Weekley "rides the bull" down the first fairway during the final day of the 2008 Ryder Cup at Valhalla.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 10:01 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.


Where mulligans came from and 8 more golf mysteries explained

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By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 10:14 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.


9 times an albatross (double eagle) was caught on camera

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An albatross is one of the rarest shots in golf. Here's a look at 9 instances where that shot was caught on video.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 9:52 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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