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  • Cobra
    2014 PGA Merchandise Show: Manufacturer Personality Comparisons

    For any golf nut, taking to the floor of the Orange County Convention Center for the annual PGA Merchandise Show is like entering Willy Wonka’s factory. It is wonderfully overwhelming. If you love golf, then your aching...

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    5 Reasons why last week’s PGA Merchandise Show was the best in a decade

    For someone who’s attended about 30 of these extravaganzas, the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show stood out. And not for any earth shattering product launches. I’m sure avid users of GolfWRX knew about—indeed, had seen photos of–most of...

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    TaylorMade reports Q3 sales of $280 million

    TaylorMade-adidas Golf announced third-quarter sales of $280 million worldwide, including increased sales in the iron, footwear and apparel categories. Year-to-date (YTD) sales have now reached $1.3 billion. The game of golf is currently struggling to attract and...

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    Nike Golf signs Dave Stockton

    Nike Golf has signed short-game guru Dave Stockton to assist with its product development and design, particularly with the company’s putters. Stockton has worked with several of golf’s best players on their putting in recent years, including...

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  • Scratch Detroit spotlight
    Scratch Golf returns to its roots, opens Detroit-area fitting studio

    It’s not what you’d expect from a small golf equipment company, a storefront-fitting center in Metro Detroit that showcases Scratch Golf’s wedges, irons, putters and accessories. But Scratch has never been the average small golf equipment company,...

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    James Patrick joins Titleist

    Wedgemaker James “Patrick” Harrington has announced on his website that he has joined Titleist “to further advance passion and creativity” with wedges. For years, there has been speculation that Titleist has been looking for a wedgemaker...

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  • Bob Maggorie
    Q&A: An inside look at TaylorMade’s marketing

    Bob Maggiore, chief marketing officer for TaylorMade-adidas Golf, is the man responsible for the company’s aggressive marketing campaigns that have redefined its product launches the last five years. TaylorMade calls some of these launches “culture bombs,” which...

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  • Summit Golf Brands
    Summit Golf Brands appoints Nolan as non-executive chairman

    Summit Golf Brands, owner of golf apparel brands Fairway and Greene, EP Pro and Zero Restriction has appointed Thomas J. Nolan as non-executive chairman of the company. Nolan is also the president and CEO of Prospect Brands,...

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  • The Only Green
    An indoor putting green that’s like the real thing

    There’s nothing golfers enjoy more than perfectly manicured putting greens. You know the ones — the silky smooth surfaces that are usually reserved for pros and top private clubs. But no matter what course a golfer plays,...

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    Cleveland names Carlyle VP of Business Development

    Cleveland Golf/Srixon-U.S.A. has named Scott Carlyle its newest vice president of business development. “My passion is to understand the ever-increasing overlap between information systems and marketing — and to glean meaningful insights that will improve our business,”...

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  • Scratch by James Ingles
    James Ingles joins Scratch Golf

    London-based custom putter maker James Ingles has reached an agreement to make putters exclusively for Scratch Golf. Scratch will take orders for the totally customizable putters at its headquarters in Chatanooga, Tenn., starting Feb. 1. They will...

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  • Courtesy of Oakley
    Q&A with Oakley Golf: “We’re armed and ready to be a leader”

    Al Janc, Oakley’s sports marketing manager, took the time to answer these questions from GolfWRX Managing Editor Zak Kozuchowski about the future of Oakley Golf. ZK: The two latest additions to Team Oakley, Bubba Watson and Zach...

    • Posted 593 days ago
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  • Jesper Parnevik
    Cobra-Puma signs Jesper Parnevik

    Cobra-Puma Golf has signed five-time PGA Tour winner Jesper Parnevik to an endorsement contract that will have the stylish Swede sporting Puma apparel and using Cobra golf equipment Parnevik, 47, has also won five times on the...

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  • Ryo Ishikawa Callaway
    Callaway signs Ryo Ishikawa to multi-year deal

    Callaway has signed 10-time Japanese Tour winner Ryo Ishikawa to a multi-year deal that includes equipment, apparel, hats, gloves and footwear. Ishikawa, 21, was previously signed to Yonex. The Saitama, Japan native is one of golf’s most promising...

    • Posted 597 days ago
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  • Nike
    Stanley, Watney sign with Nike Golf

    PGA Tour standouts Kyle Stanley and Nick Watney have entered into a multi-year agreement with Nike Golf, according to company press releases. Both players signed deals that includes clubs, balls, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories. “I...

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  • Chip Brewer
    Golf Digest: Callaway CEO Brewer explains cuts

    EXCLUSIVE: Post cuts, Brewer sees a “more aggressive, authentic and relevant” Callaway One of the game’s equipment giants shed itself of some size as Callaway Golf announced layoffs impacting some 250 employees worldwide (out of a total...

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  • Golf Channel
    Most-watched May ever on Golf Channel

    ORLANDO, Fla. – With the latest Nielsen data pointing to last month as the most-watched May ever for Golf Channel, viewership for the network is off to its best start in its 17-year history. Coming off its...

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  • Miles of Golf
    Miles of Golf: A Top-100 Golf Shop

    Miles of Golf Named Top 100 Golf Shop for 13th Consecutive Year. 1999-2012 Golf World Top 100 Golf Shop. Each year, Golf World recognizes the Top 100 Golf Shops in the country. In 2012, Miles of Golf...

    • Posted 831 days ago
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  • Bubba Watson Masters
    Masters TV Ratings Fall 22% as Watson Wins in 2012

    The final round of the Masters Tournament drew its worst preliminary television ratings since 2004 as Bubba Watson topped Louis Oosthuizen in a sudden-death playoff and Tiger Woods had his worst finish as a professional. Click here...

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    TaylorMade buys Adams Golf

    Adidas Group, the parent company of TaylorMade-adidas, announced Monday that it has agreed to purchase Adams Golf brand for the approximate price of $70 million. TaylorMade will acquire all outstanding shares of Adams for 10.80 per share...

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    RBZ Hockey Stick? TaylorMade and CCM

    According to the business wire… Business Wire Article To read all the discussion in the forums click here CCM and TaylorMade Collaborate to Launch the RBZ Hockey Stick MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A leader in hockey equipment and a leader...

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  • taylormade
    Video of the year- Tribute to Wade Liles of TaylorMade

    Watch a full build of RBZ Tour Driver in detail on the tour van. Just encase you didnt see this video in the original thread called… GolfWRXers took their Talents to South Beach for the Ultimate RBZ...

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  • Bruce Sizemore
    Why Bruce Sizemore chose SuperStroke

    Bruce Sizemore had the same dream as a lot of talented, young golfers as a child. He wanted to play on the PGA Tour. It wasn’t the strangest dream a boy could have, but odd for a...

    • Posted 905 days ago
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  • TaylorMade Tour Truck
    The RBZ Experience: GolfWRXers take their talents to South Beach

    TaylorMade brought 5 lucky GolfWRX giveaway winners down to Miami to celebrate the official RBZ line launch and give each guest the Ultimate RBZ Fitting Experience. The full agenda was kept quiet until just before arrival and...

    • Posted 906 days ago
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  • callaway
    Callaway Hires Adams CEO Chip Brewer as President & CEO

    CARLSBAD —- Callaway Golf Co. said Monday its board of directors has appointed Chip Brewer as president and CEO. Brewer, the former CEO of Adams Golf, takes over on March 5. Brewer replaces Tony Thornley, who has...

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  • Fredrik Jacobson
    Hanging 10 With Freddie Jacobson. Surf Board pics

    By Scott MacLeod, Flagstick Golf Magazine Just like any professional athlete, you know Fredrik Jacobson house was probably littered with trophies throughout his youth. You know the ones…the player pose with (insert here) a bowling ball, baseball...

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  • Sergio Garcia #driverlove
    Golf, Meet Social Media: PGA Tour Gets First Branded Hashtag

    By Sam Laird of Mashable.com To read the full original article on Mashable.com click here Even golf — that centuries-old Scottish sport stereotyped as rich old white guys puttering around in goofy outfits — has hopped aboard...

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  • Golf Mental Coach
    Archive: Live Q&A with Pro Mental Coach

    It’s been said by Bobby Jones and many others that the space between your ears is where golf is won or lost. The neuropsychologists at Brain Center International agree and created the Pro Mental Coach software to...

    • Posted 933 days ago
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  • i20
    Archive: Tech Talk with PING i20 Series Engineers & Designers

    PING answered GolfWRXers’ questions (get it??) We were grateful to be joined by 3 lead engineers and designers for PING: Brad Schweigert, Director of Engineering Marty Jertson, Senior Design Engineer Mike Nicolette, Senior Product Designer  Click here...

    • Posted 939 days ago
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  • Mercedes
    Mercedes AMG Showcases Debut Line

    Mercedes AMG debuts a brand new line for golf. Royal Collection a long time player in the golf business in Asia has developed a deal to help build out equipment for Mercedes AMG. GolfWRX on first blush...

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  • Rickie Fowler
    Exclusive video: Rickie Fowler joins Cobra, see WITB

    Cobra Golf and Rickie Fowler made it official today, with Rickie joining the Cobra Professional Staff. Rickie dropped by for quick interview at a rainy Del Mar Country Club. Check out the new sticks! Cobra AMP Pro...

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  • Kann LPGA
    KRAIG KANN LIVE Q&A

    CHAT ENDED: CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CHAT! The Chief Communications Officer of the LPGA answers your questions! With the LPGA’s resurgence over the last year, what better time to have Kraig Kann for some LIVE Q&A with...

    • Posted 956 days ago
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  • RocketBallz
    Choosing your “rocket ball”

    The longest golf ball in TaylorMade’s 2012 lineup is not the new Penta TP5. It’s not the new Penta TP3, or the Rocketballz ball, either. According to Dean Snell, Senior Director of Research and Development for golf...

    • Posted 963 days ago
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    LIVE CHAT WITH KEVIN STREELMAN! TUESDAY, 9PM ET

    Continuing a string of great chats, PGA Tour Pro and Wilson Staffer Kevin Streelman will be joined us LIVE on Tuesday, January 10 at 9PM Eastern! HUGE thanks to Kevin for coming here and doing some Q&A...

    • Posted 967 days ago
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  • Adams Golf
    Adams Golf’s Brewer Says Sale, Dividend Among Strategic Options

    Bloomberg Buisness Report today By: Matt Townsend. Adams Golf Inc., the golf club seller that today said it hired Morgan Stanley to review strategic alternatives, may consider among its options a sale or starting a dividend, Chief...

    • Posted 967 days ago
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  • Huber
    Jim Huber Remembered

    Jim Huber, a Emmy Award-winning reporter and essayist for Turner Sports, has died, the network reported. by John Kim, Coordinating Producer Series: PGA Click here to go to PGA.com and see the original article… http://www.pga.com/news/pga/pgacoms-jim-huber-remembered PGA.com and...

    • Posted 970 days ago
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    The PGA of America, USGA encourage golfers to “teeing it forward” in 12′

    by PGA of America Series: PGA PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The PGA of America (PGA) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) want golfers to have more fun by “teeing it forward” all year long. Following...

    • Posted 970 days ago
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    My Fitting Experience at PING (i20 Content!)

    In early December I had the opportunity, along with fellow moderators Asleep and beruo, to tour PING’s facilities in Phoenix and get an in-depth look at their new i20 line of clubs. You can read about that...

    • Posted 972 days ago
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    RocketBallz RBZ 3 wood that could be a game changer. Distance gains in testing

    Here is the new TaylorMade RocketBallz line. VIDEOS ADDED! This is the 3 wood that gave me 15 yards compared to the r11 dialed in gamer 3 wood I have in the bag. Available February 3rd RocketBallz...

    • Posted 981 days ago
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