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Zak is the Managing Editor of GolfWRX.com.

He's been a part of the company since 2012, when he was hired to develop GolfWRX's front page. Since that time, GolfWRX has become the go-to destination on the web for golf equipment news, tour news, instruction and opinion.

Zak also developed GolfWRX's Featured Writer Program, which supports aspiring writers who want to improve their skills and allows established golf professionals to communicate directly with readers.

He played college golf at the University of Richmond, where he took too many strokes. Good thing he also studied journalism and creative writing.

You can follow Zak on Twitter @ZakKoz, where he's happy to discuss all the cool gear and insider info that's part of his job.

 




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  • Tiger back to hitting full shots

    Tiger Woods is on the mend and has resumed hitting full shots, according a story from USA Today. “The doctors said he could hit golf balls again, and he’s listening to his doctors and to his body,”...

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  • Poulter leaves Cobra-Puma Golf

    Long-time Cobra Golf staffer Ian Poulter has split with the equipment brand. I can officially say i am No longer a @cobragolf or @PUMAGolf endorsed player. I will let you know my New endorsement partners very soon....

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • TaylorMade RSi 1 and RSi 2 irons

    Hello Face Slots: TaylorMade RSi 1, RSi 2 and RSi TP irons

    Yes, TaylorMade has a slot for that. Two years ago, the company unveiled slots on the soles of its irons called “Speed Pockets” that led to longer, higher-flying iron shots, particularly on mishits low on the face....

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    Scotty Cameron Futura X5 and X5R Putters

    Oversized putters were once a rarity in professional golf, but not anymore. These days, they’ve become the norm, with as many as 50 percent of PGA Tour players using them each week on Tour. Scotty Cameron’s new...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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    Oakley as a golf brand? Exactly

    On the surface, it doesn’t make much sense. Why would Oakley — a brand beloved by surfers, snowboarders, skiers, skaters and otherwise “cool” people — want to be a golf brand? Doesn’t it know that golfers are notoriously...

    • Posted 8 days ago
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  • Nike Vapor Pro and Vapor Flex Fairway Woods

    Nike Vapor Flex and Vapor Speed Fairway Woods

    Nike’s Vapor Speed and Vapor Flex fairway woods are designed to fly longer and straighter than the company’s previous fairway woods, regardless of how golfers use them. At the request of Nike Golf athletes, the clubs were...

    • Posted 8 days ago
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  • Titleist 915 Drivers, Fairway Woods and Hybrids

    Titleist 915 Drivers, Fairway Woods and Hybrids

    The one thing that kept Titleist’s 913 drivers from winning more awards in our 2014 Gear Trials Club Test was their tendency to spin too much, but that shouldn’t be the case with the company’s 915 line. The new models...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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  • Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 and Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond DBD Drivers

    First Hit: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 and Double Black Diamond Drivers

    Some golfers need a driver with a low center of gravity, while others need a driver with a higher center of gravity. Callaway’s two new Big Bertha Alpha drivers are designed to help both types of players....

    • Posted 20 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 27 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 32 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 39 days ago
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    Tour Edge Exotics E8 and E8 Beta Fairway Woods

    Our 2014 Gear Trials: Best Fairway Woods list included all the names you’d expect: Adams, Callaway, Cobra, Ping, TaylorMade and Titleist. On our 2014 list with those industry behemoths was also a much smaller company, however. It...

    • Posted 42 days ago
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  • Adams Tight Lies Ghost Slot 2014

    Adams’ new Tight Lies Fairway Woods and Hybrids have “Ghost Slot Technology”

    Maybe the most intriguing golf equipment development in recent years has been the addition of “slots” to modern drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons, and no company has used slots more noticeably on its fairway woods and...

    • Posted 47 days ago
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  • Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 wedges

    Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wedges

    Cleveland is promising golfers 15 percent more spin with its new 588 RTX 2.0 wedges, which have deeper, sharper grooves and a rougher face pattern to help golfers stop their wedge shots closer to the hole. The...

    • Posted 56 days ago
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  • Tiger Foley split

    Tiger parts ways with instructor Sean Foley

    Tiger Woods will no longer be working with swing coach Sean Foley, the golfer announced on his website on Monday. Woods, who will miss the Ryder Cup and forgo competitive golf until the World Challenge in December because...

    • Posted 57 days ago
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  • Devereux Review

    Review: Devereux Golf Shirts

    Pros: Stylish shirts that easily make the transition from the office to the course. They’re 65 percent Pima cotton, which makes them plenty soft, but also 35 percent polyester, which keeps them looking good. Cons: At between $80...

    • Posted 74 days ago
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  • Graphite Design YS Reloaded NanoReloaded shafts

    Graphite Design announces YS NanoReloaded shafts

    Graphite Design is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new shaft that blends technologies from two of its most successful design. Golfers familiar with the company’s shafts likely know about its Tour AD line, which launched in...

    • Posted 76 days ago
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    Tiger arrives at the PGA Championship: How long will he last?

    Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla on Wednesday, ending three days of speculation as to whether or not he would attempt to play in this year’s PGA Championship. On Sunday, Woods withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with back...

    • Posted 76 days ago
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  • Callaway Big Bertha V Series Driver

    Callaway launches the Big Bertha V-Series Driver

    There’s only two real ways for golfers to gain more distance with their driver; they can either increase their ball speed or improve their launch conditions. If they can do both simultaneously, well, then they’re in for...

    • Posted 76 days ago
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  • Bridgestone J715 Driver, J15DF, J15CB irons

    New Bridgestone J715 Driver, J15 irons spotted

    Golfers got a sneak peak of Bridgestone’s 2015 equipment line this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, where Brandt Snedeker was testing the company’s new J715 driver, as well its J15DF and J15CB irons. Click here to see...

    • Posted 79 days ago
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    TaylorMade launches new Daddy Long Legs, Spider Mallet, Spider Blade putters

    TaylorMade has launched a tour-inspired line of its counterbalanced Daddy Long Legs, Spider Maller and Spider Blade putters, which offer the same performance as the company’s original models with a more subdued appearance. Along with a new black...

    • Posted 81 days ago
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  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from competitive golf

    Dustin Johnson announced Thursday that he will take a leave of absence from professional golf to seek professional help for “personal challenges.” The eight-time PGA Tour winner, who also withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Monday citing...

    • Posted 82 days ago
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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...

    • Posted 92 days ago
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    Tiger makes late triple bogey, finishes on the cut line

    Tiger Woods started his second round at Royal Liverpool much like he finished it. That put the three-time British winner in jeopardy of missing his second cut in 18 appearances at the championship. Woods’ rocky start included...

    • Posted 95 days ago
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  • Oakley Sunglasses Review

    Review: Oakley Performance Golf Sunglasses

    Pros: Lightweight, comfortable sunglasses that meet the high standards in precision optics and impact resistance. They’re available in more than a dozen styles with Oakley’s golf-specific G30 iridium lenses and most styles are further customizable. Cons: They’re $110+ per...

    • Posted 97 days ago
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  • Callaway Apex UT driving iron

    Callaway leaks new Apex Driving Iron photos

    The British Open apparently has become the best week of the year for equipment companies to launch its new driving irons, and what better venue than a tournament where many players opt for a driving iron to...

    • Posted 97 days ago
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  • McIlroy

    Watch Rory McIlroy hit a 436-yard drive

    What’s more fun than driving a driveable par-4? When you’re Rory McIlroy, it’s driving a usually non-driveable par-4. McIlroy’s first-round 64 at the Aberdeen Scottish Open including a 436-yard bomb off the 13th tee that found the...

    • Posted 102 days ago
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  • Vokey SM5 Indigo Wedges

    Vokey to release limited-edition SM5 Indigo wedges

    A limited-edition finish from Vokey puts a totally different spin on the wedge game blues. Starting July 16, golfers will be able to order certain Vokey SM5 wedges with the company’s Indigo PVD finish. Die-hard Vokey fans...

    • Posted 103 days ago
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    Ping G30 Drivers, Fairway Woods, Hybrids and Irons

    G30 Drivers No matter where a golf equipment manufacturer places the center of gravity in its latest driver, one thing is true; modern driver heads aren’t very aerodynamic objects. Ping’s new G30 driver doesn’t change that, but...

    • Posted 110 days ago
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  • TaylorMade Tour Preferred UDI

    Spotted: TaylorMade UDI (Ultimate Driving Iron)

    TaylorMade has released more new club models in 2014 than any year in recent memory, but it has been noticeably absent in the driving iron category. That changed this week when we spotted players testing TaylorMade’s new...

    • Posted 117 days ago
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    Bettinardi hosts 7th Social, 300 putters quickly find new homes

    A custom Bettinardi BB55 putter with hand-anodized fish graphics. A few limited-edition BB55′s were made for the social and every one of them had custom graphics. You don’t need a new putter, but you really, really want...

    • Posted 119 days ago
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    Mitsubishi unveils 2015 Diamana shaft lineup

    Few graphite shaft makers can claim the success of Mitsubishi Rayon’s Diamana shafts, which have been used to win more than 100 events on golf’s major professional tours since 2004. That makes it a big deal when the...

    • Posted 120 days ago
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    Spotted: Titleist 915D drivers

    About this time two years ago we saw the first photos of Titleist’s current drivers, the 913D2 and 913D3. It looks as though the company will stay true to that release cycle with its next-generation 915D2 and...

    • Posted 120 days ago
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  • Wie U.S.Open Feature

    Wie trusts iron game, lucky ball marker in U.S. Open win

    Being a favorite to win a major championship, like Michelle Wie was this week at the U.S. Women’s Open Pinehurst No. 2, is usually more of a curse than a blessing. It was especially daunting this week...

    • Posted 120 days ago
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    Review: Oakley Carbon Pro 2 Golf Shoes

    Pros: These offer the complete package: they’re comfortable, good-looking, unbelievably stable, totally waterproof and have great traction. No break-in period required, either. Cons: They’re $200 a pair and only available in three colors on Oakley’s site: white, ivory and...

    • Posted 132 days ago
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  • McIlroy to make equipment tweaks for U.S. Open

    This year’s U.S. Open could be one of the most intriguing of the USGA’s championships this decade, with Pinehurst’s redesigned No. 2 course playing nearly 7600 yards. No. 2 will play very different than it did when...

    • Posted 134 days ago
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  • Mitsubishi Rayon Fubuki J shaft

    Mitsubishi Rayon launches Fubuki J shafts

    Mitsubishi Rayon’s new Fubuki J was introduced to PGA Tour players this week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, where three players including T3 finisher Matt Every put the new shaft in play in their drivers. The...

    • Posted 135 days ago
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  • TaylorMade Spider 2.0 putters

    TaylorMade Spider 2.0 Putters Spotted

    Check out the photos of the TaylorMade Spider 2.0 in the gallery below that we spotted on the putting green at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, which include a new Daddy Long Legs, Spider Blade and Spider...

    • Posted 139 days ago
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  • Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Tour Grind wedges

    Callaway to release “Tour Grind” Mack Daddy 2 Wedges

    Callaway has announced the release of its Mack Daddy 2 “Tour Grind” wedges, which have tour-validated C-Grind sole designs, as well as straighter leading edges and higher-peaked toes than the company’s original Mack Daddy 2 wedge models....

    • Posted 141 days ago
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