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  • Clark Ryder Cup Format Change
    Should residency requirements play a role in the Ryder Cup?

    Another Ryder Cup loss has most of American golf shaking their heads and asking a collective “why?” There is a tendency to overlook the bigger picture here, but the bottom line is still rather clear. The balance...

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  • CollegeGolfer
    Why do low-handicap college golfers miss left?

    As instructional tools evolve, we as teachers are better armed with technology that helps us become better instructors. The video feature on my Trackman helps me to better understand the dynamics of impact and the issues of...

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    2014 Louisville Cardinal Invitational Photos

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 Louisville Cardinal Invitational in Simpsonville, Ky., hosted by the University of Louisville at the University of Louisville Golf Club, which will play as a par-72 measuring 7,036 yards for...

    • Posted 21 hours ago
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  • RoryRickie
    2014 Ryder Cup Recap and Highlights

    The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles ended with Team Europe on the winning end of a 16.5 to 11.5-point rout. The Europeans needed only four points in Sunday’s singles matches to secure a victory, which they accomplished...

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  • Rory_McIlroy_Nike_Vapor_Pro_driver_original
    McIlroy puts Nike Vapor Pro driver in play at the Ryder Cup

    GolfWRX readers have been talking about it since photos surfaced here a few weeks ago and now it’s official. World number one Rory McIlroy debuted Nike’s new driver, the Vapor Pro, at the 2014 Ryder Cup in...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • Fred-Funk-Featured-
    Fred Funk on the Ryder Cup, U.S. team’s chances

    Eight-time PGA Tour winner and nine-time winner on the Champions Tour, Fred Funk, joined me courtesy of Stryker to chat about the Ryder Cup and his hole-in-one at last week’s Pacific Links Hawaii Championship, where he finished...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • USAWITB
    WITB Ryder Cup Special: Team USA

    Below are links to the equipment all players on Team USA are using at the Ryder Cup (9/25/14). Keegan Bradley Rickie Fowler Jim Furyk Zach Johnson Matt Kuchar Hunter Mahan Phil Mickelson Patrick Reed Webb Simpson Jordan...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • Adams three shots
    Barney Adams: In club fitting, three swings is all it takes

    I had a recent experience that reminded me of some lessons I learned as a club fitter. My wife and I were headed to a cooler climate to escape the August heat in Texas, and I threw...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • IMG_2573
    Review: Nickent F30 Ti Fairway and Hybrid

    Pros: Tungsten weights placed low and deep in the head encourage a high launch. Cons: Only one shaft option. Golfers with faster swing speeds could create too much spin with these, and their turf interaction, particularly from the...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • keegs3sunday_1000
    Think you’ve got to “give it a run” on must-make putts? Think again

    With the Ryder Cup this week, I thought I’d share with you one of my pet peeves when it comes to making putts and rolling the ball the right speed. It drives me crazy when I hear...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Big Bertha irons and hybrids
    Callaway Big Bertha Irons and Hybrids

    In the last two years, Callaway Golf has seen its U.S. dollar share in golf equipment sales — that is the amount of money consumers spend on Callaway’s clubs versus other companies’ clubs — grow 37 percent....

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • PatrickReedIrons
    Giveaway: Patrick Reed’s clubs are Ryder Cup-ready, are yours?

    GIVEAWAY: Enter to win for a chance to win your own Callaway Apex MB irons with either Team U.S. or Team Europe-inspired stampings. It’s no contest. Patrick Reed will have the most patriotic clubs this week at Gleneagles. In his first...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • ProQuip-Ryder-Cup
    Why the European Team is wearing ProQuip Rain Suits

    The European Ryder Cup Team will again be wearing ProQuip weatherwear. Leaving nothing to chance, team captain Paul McGinley has been intimately involved with the his team’s rain suits. Captain McGinley selected Scottish company ProQuip Golf to...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • RyderJimFuryk
    Mr. Consistency: A video analysis of Jim Furyk’s swing

    The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles will be Jim Furyk’s ninth Ryder Cup appearance, which is proof of his consistency throughout his career. Although he has a swing often pegged as “quirky” and “unconventional,” it’s also a...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • NikeVaporPro
    Two Nike Vapor drivers hit the USGA Conforming List

    Photos of what appeared to be Nike’s new 2015 Vapor drivers started circulating recently leading to speculation about models and specs. On Tuesday, two new Nike Vapor drivers — a “Pro” and a “Speed” — hit the...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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  • RyderCupPairings
    Statistically-based pairings for the U.S. Ryder Cup team

    The U.S. Ryder Cup team appears to be — based on popular opinion — the heavy underdog against the Europeans. The U.S. team lost some key members due to Dustin Johnson’s leave of absence and Jason Dufner’s...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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  • RyderCupCourse
    Gleneagles Scouting Report: Who does the course favor?

    It’s that time of year (or two) again where national (or continental) pride is on the line, and the Americans desperately search for a method to trounce their European overlords. For the 2014 affair in Scotland, the...

    • Posted 7 days ago
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  • RoryDriverSwing
    How does Rory hit it so far?

    The U.S. Ryder Cup team will have to deal with Rory McIlroy’s long drives all weekend long, whether it’s in a team format or singles play. Although length off the tee won’t be the deciding factor at...

    • Posted 8 days ago
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  • fathauerwhatsinthebag
    Derek Fathauer’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Web.com Tour Championship (9/21/14) Driver: Callaway Big Bertha V-Series (10.5 degrees) Shaft: UST Mamiya Elements Chrome 6x 3 Wood: Callaway Big Bertha V-Series (15 degrees) Shaft: UST Mamiya Elements Chrome 8x...

    • Posted 8 days ago
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  • william-murray-0
    Do you have the right attitude to improve?

    Over the last twenty years, I have seen all types of golfers with different attitudes come to the lesson tee — some people are excited to learn, while others are in full-scale panic mode. Whatever your state...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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  • Carney: Who will win the Ryder Cup? It’s all about the BIG GUYS

    Come Friday, when the U.S. faces Europe in the 40th Ryder Cup, I’ll be watching through Irish eyes. Paul McGinley’s eyes. I won’t be worried about how the captain’s picks are doing. I won’t be thinking, What...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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  • Nike 2015 Vapor Driver
    Spy Pic: Nike’s 2015 Vapor Driver

    Updated 9/21/14 at 11 a.m. Here’s a sneak peek of what looks to be one of Nike’s 2015 Vapor drivers, which was posted in our forum by GolfWRX Member wldchld22. Other than the lime green paint — Nike...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 Collegiate Challenge Cup

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 Dicks Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup hosted by Vanderbilt and the Nashville Sports Council at the Golf Club of Tennessee. The Tom Fazio-designed golf course will play as a...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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  • Julian #1 Peru Junior
    You need a golf coach, not a golf instructor

    The key to lower scores is easier than you think. Every golfer wants to improve, but most of those golfers are uncertain as to how they can do it. That’s why they spend thousands of dollars on...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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  • anthonykim
    Anthony Kim to earn $10 million for not playing golf?

    According to a report from Golf.com, Anthony Kim may actually be making more money watching PGA Tour events than competing in them. The last the golf world saw of Kim on the PGA Tour was when he...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • TourChampFedEx
    FedEx Cup Playoffs points system still not right?

    If we are measuring the FedEx Cup’s major points system overhaul in 2009 by its stated goal—to infuse more drama into the Playoffs finale—the sea change has been a resounding success. Following a Vijay Singh performance in...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • GolfBallBifurcation
    Barney Adams: Bifurcation of USGA rules for golf balls

    Let’s start with a major topic of discussion: the golf ball. Many respected names in the world of golf have made it clear that they feel the current ball goes too far and needs to be re-engineered...

    • Posted 13 days ago
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  • AdamScottSteveWilliams
    Adam Scott and caddy Steve Williams part ways

    Adam Scott and caddy Steve Williams announced on Wednesday that their professional relationship, which began in 2011, has come to an end — it seems to have been a mutual decision. In a statement on Wednesday, Scott,...

    • Posted 13 days ago
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  • RickieFowlerSwingChanges
    Video analysis: Rickie’s revamped swing

    Although he finished the season without a victory, Rickie Fowler proved to be one of the most consistent performers on the PGA Tour in 2014. He finished ninth in the FedEx Cup standings, second in the Team...

    • Posted 14 days ago
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  • BillyHorschel
    The Season of Hot Streaks

    The 2013/2014 PGA Tour season ended much like it began — with a winning streak. After missing the cut in the opening FedEx Cup Playoff event at the Barclays, Billy Horschel got hot at the right time,...

    • Posted 14 days ago
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  • FuturaX
    Review: Scotty Cameron Futura X and Futura X Dual Balance Putters

    Pros: The Futura X is tremendously forgiving and crafted with exceptional attention to detail. It’s one of the most stable, consistent high-MOI putters on the market. Cons: Sells for $349-$399. It’s big and curvy, which might rub traditionalists the wrong...

    • Posted 15 days ago
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  • PaulCaseyKLMopen
    Paul Casey’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the KLM Open (9/14/14) Driver: Nike VR_S Covert 2.0 Tour (11.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana White Board 73x 3 Wood: Nike VR_S Covert (15 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana Blue Board...

    • Posted 15 days ago
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  • LongDrive
    A modified “Stack and Tilt” swing that encourages upward hit with driver

    New and innovative swing models are always fun for me as a golf instructor, because they’re good for golf and push us as golf teachers to become better. Out of the box ideas and their fundamentals make...

    • Posted 15 days ago
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  • BillyHorschel
    Billy Horschel’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Tour Championship (9/14/14).  Driver: Ping G30 (9 set to 10.5 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue 60X (tipped 1 inch) Length: 45.25 inches Swing Weight: D4 3 Wood: Ping G25 (15 at 13.9 degrees) Shaft:...

    • Posted 16 days ago
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  • RickieFowler
    Photos from the Tour Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from East Lake Golf Club for the Tour Championship, the finale for the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs. The par-70 layout will measure 7,154 yards for the championship. Usually, the Tour Championship hosts...

    • Posted 16 days ago
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    Jim Furyk WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Ryder Cup (9/25/14). Driver: Callaway Big Bertha (9 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 6.2x Length: 44 3/8 inches, tipped 1 inch Setting: Adj. Perimeter Weighting slide set to 1/Fade 3 Wood: Callaway...

    • Posted 17 days ago
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  • DominantEye
    How eye dominance affects your golf swing

    The influence your eyes and vision have on your golf game is obvious. They control depth perception, reading break on a green, planning your attack on a hole, avoiding trouble and many other tasks and obstacles. I...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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  • Titleist Vokey SM5 TVD-K TVD-M Wedge Review
    Review: Titleist Vokey TVD-M and TVD-K Wedges

    Pros: The TVD-M and TVD-K wedges have narrower soles and less bounce than Vokey’s SM5 wedges to give better golfers more versatility around the greens. And If you’re looking for spin, you can’t do much better than Vokey’s new...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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  • BillyHorschel
    For $10 million, should Horschel stay or should he go?

    Billy Horschel faces an extreme example of a classic PGA Tour player dilemma at the Tour Championship this weekend. Should he withdraw from a tournament he has a chance to win if his wife goes into labor,...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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