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  • Graphite Irons shafts
    Should your next set of irons have graphite shafts?

    The days of steel-shafted irons are numbered. That’s what golfers are hearing from graphite shaft makers, who after many years of trial and error have created a new crop of products that are breaking down the perception...

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    TaylorMade-adidas signs Anna Nordqvist

    Since 2012, TaylorMade-adidas Golf has been one of the hottest golf companies on the planet. Now, in addition to some of the most popular equipment lines, the company is quickly acquiring a strong collection of staff professionals...

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  • Cleveland 588 Custom Driver Review
    Review: Cleveland 588 Custom Driver

    Pros: Two loft options (9 and 10.5), and each head has 12 settings to further tune loft, lie and face angle. A weight port in the back of the head accepts three variable screws to adjust swing weight....

    • Posted 286 days ago
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  • Callaway Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha Driver Review
    Review: Callaway Big Bertha and Big Bertha Alpha Drivers

    Pros: Callaway’s most adjustable drivers to date. Big Bertha Alpha’s Gravity Core offers the ability to adjust vertical center of gravity up or down to adjust spin independent of launch angle. Big Bertha’s Adjustable Perimeter Weighting maintains...

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  • Ernie Els prototype Adams XTD irons
    Els switches to Adams XTD Tour irons

    When well-known golfers make a move to a new equipment sponsor, prototype clubs often follow. Take, for example, the recent signings of Rickie Fowler by Cobra-Puma Golf and Rory McIlroy by Nike Golf. In his first year...

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    Nike unveils sleek Hyperadapt Wind jacket

    For most of us the golf season is just around the corner, but with the warmer weather comes wind and rain. To help combat the elements this year, Nike Golf has introduced the Hyperadapt Wind jacket. Nike...

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    Game Golf’s wearable device technology has the golf community buzzing

    Active Mind Technology, the Silicon Valley start-up behind the much-talked about product called Game Golf, has a substantial problem on their hands. Orders for the device are coming in at a pace that exceeds the company’s ability...

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  • 2014 Ladies Masters - Day 4
    Cheyenne Woods’ Winning WITB

    Equipment accurate as of the Australian Ladies Masters (2/9/14). Driver: Nike VR_S Covert 2.0 Loft: 10.5 degrees 3 Wood: Nike VR_S Covert Tour Loft: 15 degrees Hybrid 1: Nike VR_S Loft: 21 degrees Hybrid 2: Nike VR_S Covert...

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  • Jimmy Walker WITB
    Jimmy Walker WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of the Shriners Hospitals for Children (10/19/14). Driver: Titleist 915D2 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue TX (44.5 inches) 3 Wood: Titleist 915F (15 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue TX 5 Wood: Titleist 915F (18 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura...

    • Posted 289 days ago
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  • Adams 2014 XTD irons
    Adams Golf’s new XTD “Cross Cavity” Irons

    The give-and-take of golf club’s design is one of the biggest challenges engineers face when tuning its distance, forgiveness and feel. Take, for example, golf equipment’s hottest trend of “distance irons.” Such clubs have extremely thin, unsupported...

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    Scott Hend WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of the WGC Cadillac Championship (3/04/14). Driver: Callaway X Hot (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Phenom NL 70 2.5 TX-Flex 3 Wood: Titleist 913 F (13.5 degrees) Shaft: True Temper Project X Blue TI 7A4 7.0...

    • Posted 291 days ago
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    McDowell testing Srixon’s new Z545 driver

    Srixon’s Z545 driver just recently hit the USGA’s Conforming Club List, but it has already found its way into the bag of Graeme McDowell at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Details aren’t yet available on the...

    • Posted 291 days ago
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    Review: FlagHi App

    Pros: An easy-to-use app that incorporate elevation, humidity and temperature into yardage to give golfers accurate distance measurements. Cons: As with any product release, there are a couple small functionality issues that need to be addressed to...

    • Posted 292 days ago
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    Photos from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

    GolfWRX is live this week from the Monterey Peninsula in Pebble Beach, Calif., for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the most scenic and celebrity-filled event on the PGA Tour. Pebble Beach Golf Links sits atop cliffs...

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    Jim Renner WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am (2/3/14). Driver: Cleveland Custom 588 (9.0 Degrees) Shaft: True Temper Project X LZ Prototype 3 Wood: TaylorMade SLDR (15 Degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana Red Board 80X Hybrid:...

    • Posted 292 days ago
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  • The Pill Review
    Review: The Pill

    Pros: The Pill is idiot-proof; you set it on its edge to practice your putting or on its side for chipping and bunker shots. If your stroke is off, The Pill won’t lie. It’s affordable, portable and easy...

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    Ross Fisher WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of  the The Open (7/17/14). Driver: Nike VR_S Covert 2.0 Tour (8.5 degrees) Shaft: True Temper Project X 7A3 Tour Issue 3 Wood: Nike VR_S Covert 2.0 (15 degrees) Shaft: True Temper Project X...

    • Posted 292 days ago
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  • Orange Whip Putting Wand Review
    Review: The Orange Whip Putting Wand

    Pros: Intuitive and familiar device. Its overall weight and flexible shaft force users to pay attention to the length and pace of their strokes, as well as where they contact the ball on the face. Works for...

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  • Miura MB-001 Irons Review
    Review: Miura MB-001 Irons

    Pros: Unmistakable Miura feel. Very workable, and knife-like out of the rough. Cons: Righties only, and each iron costs $235 per head. Like all muscleback irons, they’re not forgiving. Bottom Line: If you’re a blade lover, these are some of...

    • Posted 293 days ago
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  • custom wedge stamping
    How to create your own custom-stamped wedges

    Like so many other readers here on GolfWRX, I eagerly look forward to PGA Tour WITB photos each week. One of the most interesting aspects of Tour bags for me (and especially at the Waste Management Open)...

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    Andres Romero WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of the Honda Classic (2/24/14). Driver: TaylorMade R1 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Tour X-Flex Driver: TaylorMade SLDR (12 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Tour Blue 75x 3 Wood: TaylorMade RocketBallz (15 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rip’d NV 85X Hybrid: Adams...

    • Posted 294 days ago
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    Review: Cobra Tour Trusty Wedges

    Pros: The wedges have an high-friction face design, aggressive grooves and a versatile Tour Notch K-grind. Available in lofts of 62 and 64 degrees, if that’s your thing. Cons: Not as many bounce options as market share...

    • Posted 295 days ago
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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...

    • Posted 295 days ago
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  • TaylorMade PROJECT (a) golf balls
    TaylorMade Project (a) golf balls

    In most ways, amateurs need their golf balls to perform like the premium balls used by professional golfers. With the driver, for example, most amateurs prefer the low-spin performance that is typical of a multi-piece tour ball...

    • Posted 296 days ago
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  • Kevin Stadler WITB
    Kevin Stadler WITB 2014

    Equipment is accurate as of The Masters (4/11/14).  Driver: TaylorMade Burner Superfast 2.0 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: UST Mamiya ProForce VTS 6X Black 3 Wood: Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead III (17 degrees) Shaft: Matrix Ozik XCON 8M2 (X-Flex)...

    • Posted 296 days ago
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    J.B. Holmes signs with Cleveland Golf/Srixon

    J.B. Holmes is back on the PGA Tour and he’s bringing new clubs. Holmes is parting ways with Callaway and signing a multi-year deal with Cleveland Golf/Srixon. “We’re thrilled to have J.B. as a member of the...

    • Posted 297 days ago
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    A Look at Major OEMs’ January Golf Club Patents

    Many of the patents major OEMs apply for with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office take several months to a year to get published, or made public. In other words, companies begin working on a technology and apply...

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  • TaylorMade JetSpeed hybrid review
    Review: TaylorMade JetSpeed Hybrids

    Pros: Miminimal vibration on off-center strikes and easy to hit from a variety of lies. Impressive distance, and $20 cheaper than SLDR. Cons: Some might not like the crown design, and the lack of adjustability is a bummer....

    • Posted 299 days ago
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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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