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Tiger Woods carrying drives 300 yards at junior clinic

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Hold on to your Nike Golf hats, Tiger fans. This isn’t another rumor from Secret Tour Pro, Robert Lusetich, or insider info from Tim Rosaforte: Tiger Woods was spotted at a Nike-sponsored junior clinic today hitting a full range of shots — including bombs with the big stick, according to Golfweek Junior.

And here’s more featuring the 14-time major winner from the social media sphere. 

@tigerwoods at the #SageValley #JuniorInvitational #golf @nikegolf #TW

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Interestingly, Woods appearance at Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, South Carolina, comes on the same day as the release Wright Thompson’s piece for ESPN painting a somber portrait of Woods’ life after the passing of his father, Earl.

Here’s some more footage, courtesy of the Shreveport Times’ Roy Lang III.

Woods hasn’t competed on the PGA Tour since last year’s Wyndham Championship. His camp has been unwilling to commit to any timeline for the golfer’s return following a pair of late-2015 back surgeries.

In an April 1 blog post explaining his decision not to play in the Masters, Woods wrote: “I’ve been hitting balls and training daily, but I’m not physically ready….I’m absolutely making progress, and I’m really happy with how far I’ve come, but I still have no timetable to return to competitive golf.”

More recently, Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, said he believed his client would return to competition this season. With Steinberg’s statement and today’s clinic footage, speculation is set to begin in earnest as to when the former World No. 1 will make his return.

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10 interesting photos from the Albertsons Boise Open

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GolfWRX bypassed the PGA Tour’s Tour Championship in the early part of the week (we made it there Thursday!) for the road less traveled this week: The Korn Ferry Tour. Specifically, we have a full buffet of photos from the range at the Albertsons Boise Open, including a full plate of WITB looks.

Here are 10 interesting photos from the Albertsons Boise Open.

This spread of Scotty Cameron Circle T putter covers will have enthusiasts drooling

Is this tee marker edible?

Name a better-dressed pro than Morgan Hoffmann…

Brandon Crick’s Pingman-stamped Glide wedge

The TaylorMade Boise Open headcover features a Boise St. blue turf background

D.J. Trahan’s Grateful Dead dancing bear headcovers are money

J-Gore! Cheers to the 2002 champ!

Sweet orange paintfill on Kevin Doughtery’s PXG 0311T 4-iron

Idaho (potato) fries aplenty on Scotty Cameron’s superb Boise Open headcover

I was unaware Will Zalatoris nickname was Beavis. But a look at this wedge and a look at this photo have me pretty convinced it is

All our galleries from the Boise Open

General galleries

WITB, special galleries

 

 

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Keegan Bradley Puts Srixon Z-Forged Blades in the bag

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This week at the BMW Championship, Srixon staff member Keegan Bradley switched irons from the cult classic Z745 to the company’s current Z-Forged blade irons.

For most players, an iron change is not something you would do during the playoffs, but when talking to the team at Srixon, Keegan had been trying to replace his set for a little while. The Z745s were getting on in years and with recent swing changes, he was also looking for more consistent numbers and distance control. That’s an impressive request from one of the top-50 ballstrikers on tour

Let’s take a quick look at his stats

  • 12th in Proximity to Hole with an average distance of 34.2″
  • 16th in Strokes Gained Approach with .642
  • 38th in Greens in Regulation at 68.45%

His new Z-Forged Iron setup is 4-PW with Nippon Tour 120 X shafts.

Although Keegan started the BMW Championship in 66th place in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, he still has a chance of making it to the Tour Championship with a solid weekend in Chicago.

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10 interesting photos from the 2019 BMW Championship

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GolfWRX has an assortment of photos from the 2019 BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, including in-hand photos of equipment, shots from the range, and WITB looks at the likes of Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, and more.

Here are a few of the most interesting shots from Medinah.

Not familiar with “The Johnny Appleseed of American Golf?” Acquaint yourself!

On the first tee at the BMW Championship…a BMW

The Phil Mickelson calf game is strong, per usual

An in-hand look at the new Scotty Cameron Teryllium TNP 2 (more here)

A Bettinardi tour putter cover

It takes a village…

The flatstick that rolled in the winning put at the first FEC playoff event…

Fairway Jesus with the Nike high socks and Roshe combo 

Rory McIlroy’s TaylorMade Spider putter cover feature a spider holding a championship belt, of course…

Phil Mickelson’s 64-degree PM Grind 2.0 wedge 

All our photos from the 2019 BMW Championship

General galleries 

WITBs

 

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