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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.

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...

Jason Duehn Bohn is a 41-year-old man. For some reason, the Tour veteran felt it would be a good idea to salute the rowdies at...

Never really threatened on Sunday, Rory McIlroy bettered his competitors by three strokes at the Dubai Desert Classic for his first win of 2015. The...

Bo Van Pelt is using an interesting flatstick at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open -- a BioMech AccuLock Ace. Here's some more information from the...

If you’ve ever wondered about the rubber bracelets world No. 1 Rory McIlroy wears on his right wrist, you can stop now. Bob Gotfredson,...

For whatever reason, Robert Allenby chose to speak with reporters briefly this morning at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Regarding his “abduction” tale, which has...

Nicklaus Companies launched its first golf balls in fall of 2013. The company’s offerings have been well received, even making Golf Digest’s Hot List. Recently,...

If you saw photos of Lindsey Vonn’s boyfriend, Tiger Woods from her World Cup triumph in Italy you likely noticed two things. This fantastic skeleton...