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  • Snedeker stats Butch Haromon
    The stats behind Snedeker’s switch to Butch Harmon

    The most recent high-profile teacher switch in golf has come from Brandt Snedeker, who moved from long-time coach Todd Anderson to Butch Harmon. Here is a look at Snedeker’s performance over the past few seasons. As we...

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    WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Photos

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club (South) in Akron, Ohio. The South course, a par-70, will measure 7,400 yards for the event. Each of the top-50 qualifiers in the...

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    Review: TaylorMade Tour Preferred UDI (Ultimate Driving Iron)

    Pros: Not your grandfather’s (or even your father’s) driving iron. Effortless launch, long distance and a surprising amount of forgiveness. Cons: While more forgiving than expected, these driving irons are for the better golfer and if forgiveness on mishits...

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    Three scenarios that get Tiger Woods into the FedEx Cup Playoffs

    In 2013, Tiger Woods entered the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational leading the FedEx Cup standings. Fifty-two weeks later, he’s 215th! There are only three events left–and just two for Tiger–before The Playoffs are set and Woods needs to jump...

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    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

    The end is near. With Firestone hosting this week’s limited field World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational, and Reno, Nev., hosting the Barracuda Championship, it marks the second to last non-major tournament prior to the FedEx Cup playoffs. After...

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    Mizuno MP-H5, MP-15 irons and MP-T5 wedges

    For decades, better players have fawned over Mizuno’s MP line of forged irons, while mid-to-high handicappers covered their eyes, but still looked through the creases in their fingers. The new MP-H5 and MP-15 irons still don’t invite...

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    Spotted: Titleist 915 Fairway Woods and Hybrids

    Titleist’s new 915 fairway woods and hybrids were spotted today at the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone CC, just one month after the Titleist 915D drivers were spotted on tour at the Quicken Loans National. Titleist is mum on...

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    Spotted: Callaway Big Bertha V Series Driver

    Just last week, the Callaway Big Bertha V Series driver was added to the USGA conforming list. Today, we spotted the driver on tour at the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. As expected from the initial photos that surfaced,...

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    Spotted: Nike “MM Proto” Irons

    Earlier this month, Rory McIlroy posted a picture of a Nike’s new “MM Proto” 2 iron on Instagram that, according to a Nike representative, was a collaborative effort between McIlroy, Tiger Woods and club engineers at The Oven....

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    How a cure for athlete’s foot can lead to longer drives

    Impact is arguably the most important part of the golf swing. It’s the only point in which the golf club meets the golf ball and it’s where the ball is programmed with all the information necessary to...

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  • Tim Clark swing
    Winning Swings: Tim Clark, don’t sweat the small stuff

    Tim Clark is a world-class player who has built his swing around a physical condition that doesn’t allow him to rotate his palms upward. In the video above, I take a look at his mechanics and swing plane,...

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    Tim Clark’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the RBC Canadian Open (7/27/14). Driver: Titleist 913D3 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Accra M4-55 Tour Proto 3 Wood: Titleist 913F.d (18 degrees adjusted to 16.75 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2 Tour Spec 5...

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    Tim Clark: An Underappreciated South African

    Heading into the final round of the 2014 RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club on Sunday, it appeared a pretty safe bet that a four-year PGA Tour winless drought was going to be expunged. And...

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    Princess Mary Superal’s Winning WITB: U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur

    Equipment is accurate as of the U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur (7/25/14). Driver: Tour Stage X-Drive 707 (9.5 degrees) Fairway Woods: Ping G25 (3 and 4 Woods) Hybrids: Ping G25 (20 and 23 degrees) Irons: Ping i25 (5-SW)...

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    Will Zalatoris’ Winning WITB: U.S. Junior Amateur

    Equipment is accurate as of the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship (7/25/14). Driver: Titleist 913D3 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana D+ Series 3 Wood: Titleist 913 F.d Low-Spin (15 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore F3 Hybrid: Titleist 913H...

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  • TimClark
    Clark switches to split-grip chipping style

    If you saw Tim Clark on television during the RBC Canadian Open, you may have noticed the unique way he gripped the club on chip shots. The South African, who is currently second in the tournament behind...

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    GolfTEC’s My Pro To Go offers personalized swing analysis, instruction

    In the ever-expanding market for golf improvement apps, one newcomer off to a solid start is My Pro To Go. The video-based mobile app was launched in 2012 by golf instruction provider GolfTEC and the Sports Illustrated...

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    Photos from the 2014 LPGA International Crown

    GolfWRX is live this week from the inaugural LPGA International Crown, which is a global match play competition that includes eight teams consisting of four players, each representing their nation. The host course for the event is...

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  • IronShafts
    2014 Iron shaft shootout: Top-rated steel and graphite iron shafts get put to the test

    Iron shafts are the forgotten younger sibling of the golf shaft family. Where’s the love? Most of the avid golfers we see in our shop will spend hours combing WRX forums, reading various reviews, asking questions and...

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    A specific approach to grow golf (Part 6)

    Before I get into specifics, here’s a quick review of golf participation in the U.S. Since 1985, we’ve lost 500,000 avid golfers, who are golfers who play golf 25+ times per year and pay 71 percent of...

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    Dick’s fires more than 500 PGA pros

    The strategy was always a risky one: Put a PGA pro at every Dick’s Sporting Goods location as a competitive advantage over online retailers. The company acknowledged yesterday that the approach hasn’t worked: Dick’s Sporting Goods has fired...

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  • Clark: Give Nike Golf credit where credit is due

    Remember all the criticism hurled at Rory McIlroy when he decided to switch to Nike Golf equipment? It’s quieter now, isn’t it? The meteoric rise of Nike Golf has been nothing short of amazing considering that not very...

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    Find the bottom of your swing arc by learning to read your divots

    Golfers can learn so much about their swings and how to improve from looking at their divots. If we look at the depth of a divot, it tells us a story about the angle of attack at...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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    Cleveland releases limited-edition Tour Rack wedges

    Cleveland Golf has announced the release of its Tour Rack wedges, which are very limited-edition prototypes. How limited are we talking? Only 300 of each model were produced and they are only available at limited locations. Aesthetically,...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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    Why disliking Rickie Fowler as a person needs to stop

    As two 25-year-olds marched up Royal Liverpool’s 18th fairway Sunday—names firmly planted atop the leaderboard and unhassled by the cornerstone player of this generation, who had long ago vacated the course’s premises—the story of the youngsters usurping...

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    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: RBC Canadian Open

    If you think the John Deere Classic has the unenviable position of preceding a trip across the Atlantic Ocean for the British Open, imagine being the organizer for the RBC Canadian Open. Players are jet-lagged, tired and...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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    Review: Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Tour Black Driver

    Pros: The Powerbilt AFO DFX Tour Black driver offers some of the fastest ball speeds and most consistent smash factors we’ve seen in testing, all in a deep-faced design that frames the ball quite nicely. In addition,...

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    Top equipment stories from The Open Championship

    The Open Championship is always a fun week for players and fans because it’s different than any other major championship. Links golf allows for more shot-making creativity and requires more of a ground game than what we...

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  • Cristie Kerr
    A perfect balance: Kerr enjoys success on course, fulfillment off

    Cristie Kerr has been a mainstay on the LPGA Tour for more than 15 years. With 16 wins, two major championships and nearly $16 million in career earnings, she has remained competitive year in and year out....

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  • Callaway Big Bertha V Series HT Driver
    Callaway Big Bertha V Series Driver Hits USGA Conforming Club List

    This just in: There’s a new Callaway Big Bertha driver in the pipeline. From what we can tell from photos on the USGA Conforming Club List, the Big Bertha V Series drivers have adjustable hosels but not...

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    Winning Swings: See how Rory McIlroy drives it so far

    Rory McIlroy stands only 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs a mere 160 pounds, yet he’s able to drive that ball longer than all but a handful of the golfers on the PGA Tour. What’s his secret? In...

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    Identifying the two types of inside takeaways

    Aside from a lucky few, every golfer at one time or another has gotten into the habit of taking the club back too far to the inside, which causes the club to get “behind” a golfer’s hands...

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    Lydia Ko’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the LPGA Marathon Classic (7/20/14). Driver: Callaway X2 Hot Pro (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design AD-DI 5 R1-Flex (tipped 1 inch) Specs: Standard loft, Set to Draw 3 Wood: Callaway X2 Hot (15 degrees)...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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  • Rory McIlroy clubs
    Rory McIlroy’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of The Open Championship (7/19/14).  Driver: Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 70TX 3 Wood: Nike VR_S  Covert Prototype (15 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Rombax Pro 95 (X-Flex) Driving Iron: Nike MM...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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    McIlroy’s Dad Wins $171,000 Bet on Son

    Rory McIlroy is winning big these days, and not just for himself. The Northern Irishman opened the final round of the 2014 Open Championship with a six-shot lead, and while his margin was shaved to two on...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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    McIlroy wins The Open Championship

    Rory McIlroy, at just 25-years old, added a third leg of the career Grand Slam on Sunday at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, adding his first Claret Jug to his 2011 U.S. Open and 2012 PGA Championship victories....

    • Posted 9 days ago
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    McIlroy (16-under) takes 6 shot lead at The Open

    Ivor Robson has the afternoon off. The sweet-tenored announcer who hasn’t taken a bathroom break in 37 years of presentations, who has spawned an unending and indelible line of imitators, was reduced to introducing merely half the...

    • Posted 10 days ago
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    Preventing Low Back Pain: A Golfer’s Guide

    Whether you’re a once-a-month golfer or one who hits balls every day, there is a good chance you’ve experienced some kind of discomfort in your low back as a result of swinging a club. A host of...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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    Review: Basileus Fiamma shaft

    Pros: The Basileus Fiamma is a gorgeously eye-catching shaft with design features that benefit a quick and compact swing. High modulus carbon materials make the shaft one of the smoothest I’ve had the opportunity to test. Cons: Due to...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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