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Ben Alberstadt

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Ben writes primarily about the PGA Tour for GolfWRX. He also aggregates PGA Tour-related news on the Bernard Daily.

The next leaders in golf course architecture, unfiltered. Sounding off on their work, the game, the state of the industry, the future of restoration...

When we look at the current state of golf, there are more questions than answers. There is more confusion than clarity. There are more...

A few things Michael Breed said when I spoke with him got me thinking (dangerous, I know). Golf Channel’s resident swing-fixer suggested all vendors are going...

We wondered when Tiger Woods would tee it up again following his T17 finish at Augusta National. Now we know: Woods announced today that...

GolfWRX Featured Writer Tom Stickney currently splits his time between Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., and the Promontory Club in Park City,...

The average golf fan probably doesn’t know much about tour reps. They're masters of product knowledge, golf sense and interpersonal relations, and occupy the...

The Masters is both the most widely watched and widely wagered PGA Tour event of the season. As such, I wanted to know a...

Japanese equipment manufacturer XXIO has introduced a new forged iron offering that seeks to offer both feel and forgiveness at a high level.   The XXIO Forged...

I spoke with Champ Golf’s CEO Harris MacNeill just after his visit to company factories in Hong Kong, where he also attended the Japan Golf...

TaylorMade continues to expand its AeroBurner line, this time with two new golf balls. The Carlsbad-based company has released the AeroBurner Soft ($19.99 per dozen) and...

CNN recently titled an article “Hickory golf: The ultimate hipster sport?” While I’m not sure ironic mustaches, craft beer, and obscure music snobbery jive with...

Callaway’s new footwear offering, the Xfer line comes in Pro, Vibe and Sport models. With the new footwear, the company is focused on the...

Chuck Evans, Executive Director of Instruction for Medicus Golf, perennial top instructor in both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine’s rankings, and co-creator of 5...

In the past 10 years, the U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group (the Golf Group) has exceeded more than 1 million fake products seized in...

Barefoot-style golf shoe pioneer TRUE linkswear is introducing a spiked shoe for the first time as part of its 2015 Spring/Summer Collection. “Everything we do in...

Scott Manwaring, Callaway's director of R&D for irons, hybrids and wedges, has been with the company for nearly two decades, and he’s worked in...

If you hadn’t heard of him before July of last year, Billy Hurley III likely appeared on your radar screen when he grabbed the...

“It’s premature to discuss the 2016 Ryder Cup captaincy. We’re not prepared to comment at this time.” So said the PGA of America in a...

If you thought Rory McIlroy’s pre-Masters legal distractions were behind him after last week’s $20 million-plus settlement with former management Horizon Sports, you’d be...

This year at the Northern Trust Open, tournament officials are rolling out something new. On Monday, Feb. 16, the Northern Trust Open will kick...

Tied for the lead, J.B. Holmes piped his drive 300 yards down the fairway of the 570-yard par-5 18th hole during yesterday's final round...

Below is just a sampling of the idiocy I saw in my Twitter feed immediately after Tiger Woods’ withdrawal today. I can’t say it’s representative...

Tiger Woods withdrew from Round 1 of the Farmers Insurance Open with what he described as tightness in his glutes and lower back. Woods, who started...

There’s nothing childish about this bib-related lawsuit: As Luke Kerr-Dineen of Golf Digest reported, the caddies of the PGA Tour have banded together in...

As Mike Stachura of Golf Digest originally reported, the Japan Golf Goods Association announced it will support the distribution of non-conforming equipment. The JGGA...