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    Review: Edel Wedges

    Pros: Edel wedges are offered in eight different grinds. Whether your swing is steep, shallow or in between, Edel has a sole to match it. The center of gravity on each wedge is located closer to the toe...

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    Angel Cabrera’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of The Greenbrier Classic (6/30/14). Driver: Ping G30 (9 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue 80X Length: 45.25 inches (tipped 1 inch) Swingweight: D4 3 Wood: Ping G30 (14.5 degrees with 13.5 degrees of actual loft) Shaft: Aldila RIP...

    • Posted 52 days ago
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    2014 Gear Trials: Best Hybrids

    In nearly every golfer’s bag, there’s a yardage gap between two irons that’s a little closer together than it should be. It’s most common in the long irons, where golfers often hit two different clubs almost the...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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    2014 Gear Trials: Best Fairway Woods

    What are the best fairway woods in golf? That question is more difficult to answer than other club categories, such as drivers and irons, because of all the different ways golfers use their fairway woods. Some players...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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  • Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot+ and Supersoft review
    Review: Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot+ and Supersoft Golf Balls

    Pros: The X2 Hot and X2 Hot+ provide the distance you’d expect from a distance ball, but offer a softer feel and more spin on short irons. The Supersoft is well-rounded and the softest ball in Callaway’s...

    • Posted 55 days ago
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    Review: Ping G30 Driver

    Pros: More forgiving and lower spinning than Ping’s G25 driver. The turbulators (ridges on the front of the crown) actually work, creating an average of about 1 mph more clubhead speed in our testing. Cons: The new adapter...

    • Posted 55 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 55 days ago
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    2014 Gear Trials: What are the best clubs in golf?

    “What clubs should I buy?” is such a loaded question, but it’s something all golfers find themselves asking at some point. Ask 10 people their opinion on the best clubs in golf and you’ll get 10 different...

    • Posted 56 days ago
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    Wilson Staff reintroduces its classic 8802 putter

    The putter that has won more majors than any other is back. To celebrate its 100th anniversary as a company, Wilson Staff is reintroducing the classic 8802 putter. Although Wilson used the 8802 moniker earlier, the putter essentially...

    • Posted 57 days ago
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    Spotted: Ping G30 Driver

    Ping’s new G30 driver was spotted on the range at The Greenbrier Classic this morning. The G30 is Ping’s first G-series driver release since late 2012 when the highly acclaimed G25 started popping up on Tour. The...

    • Posted 58 days ago
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    Shawn Stefani WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Quicken Loans National (6/25/14). Driver: TaylorMade R1 (White) Shaft: Aldila RIP Alpha 70X 3 Wood: TaylorMade JetSpeed Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 8X Irons: Mizuno MP-4 (3-PW) Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus 3...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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    Stacy Lewis’ Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship (6/29/14) Driver: TaylorMade R1 (10 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 6S 3 Wood: Mizuno Prototype Shaft: Fujikura Prototype 70S Hybrid: Mizuno Prototype Shaft: Fujikura Orochi 70S Irons: Mizuno JPX-825...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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    Review: Miura PP-9003 Straight Neck Irons

    Pros: Miura’s buttery-feeling forged irons provide forgiveness without a lot of bulk and sacrifice nothing by way of visual appeal to achieve playability. Cons: The market is saturated with oversized irons that go farther than these. Most will agree...

    • Posted 61 days ago
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    Jim Furyk WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the RBC Canadian Open (7/26/14). Driver: Callaway Big Bertha (9 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 6.2x Length: 44 3/8 inches, tipped 1 inch Setting: Adj. Perimeter Weighting slide set to 1/Fade 3 Wood:...

    • Posted 61 days ago
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    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 62 days ago
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    Cleveland makes new appointments, plans to bring XXIO to US

    Cleveland golf announced today that Chuck Thiry will assume the role of Vice President and Special Advisor to the President with the specific goal of maximizing the brand presence of Cleveland Golf, Srixon and XXIO with green grass accounts across the...

    • Posted 63 days ago
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    Review: Callaway Speed Regime SR3, SR2, SR1 Golf Balls

    Pros: Callaway’s Speed Regime line includes three tour-level golf balls (the SR-1, SR-2, and SR-3) matched to three segments of swing speeds: Moderate, Athletic, and Tour-Level. Each ball delivers distance, plenty of short game spin and the...

    • Posted 63 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 64 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 65 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 65 days ago
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    SuperStroke adds Dave Stockton as brand ambassador

    One of the hottest grip companies in golf has added one of the game’s premier instructors to its team. SuperStroke, which has infiltrated the bags of professional golfers with its oversized putter grips, has partnered with Dave Stockton...

    • Posted 65 days ago
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    Lucy Li WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the U.S. Women’s Open (6/22/14). Driver: TaylorMade JetSpeed (10.5 degrees) Shaft: Oban Devotion 6 (Men’s R-Flex) Swingweight: C9 Length: 1-inch short of men’s standard Fairway Woods: TaylorMade SLDR (3HL and 5 Wood) Shafts: Oban...

    • Posted 65 days ago
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    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 66 days ago
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    Michelle Wie’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the U.S. Women’s Open (6/22/14). Driver: Nike Covert 2.0 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: UST Mamiya Proforce Axivcore Red 69X 3 Wood: Nike Covert 2.0 Tour (13 degrees) Shaft: UST Mamiya Proforce Axivcore Green 75X Hybrids: Nike VR_S...

    • Posted 66 days ago
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    Custom Arrival: Bettinardi Atomic Stinger DASS Prototype

    From time to time, we like to spotlight some truly awesome custom clubs. This prototype putter from Bettinardi certainly fits the bill. It’s a variant of the putter that Fred Couples used to win the Champions Tour’s...

    • Posted 66 days ago
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    Kevin Streelman’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Travelers Championship (6/22/14). Driver: Ping G20 (9.5 Degrees) Shaft: Oban Kiyoshi Purple 65X 3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 (14.5 Degrees) Shaft: Oban Kiyoshi Purple 85X Hybrid: Adams Idea Super 9031 (20 Degrees)...

    • Posted 66 days ago
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    Seung Yul Noh WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Quicken Loans National (6/29/14) Driver: Nike Covert 2.0 Tour (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD Z9003 Type 7X 3 Wood: Nike VR_S Covert (15 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-9X...

    • Posted 68 days ago
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    Patrick Reed WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Quicken Loans National (6/29/14). Driver: Callaway Big Bertha Alpha (9.0 degrees actual loft) Shaft: Fujikura Fuel 75X Weighting: Neutral, Gravity Core Down 3 Wood: Callaway Big Bertha (16 degrees) Shaft: Oban...

    • Posted 68 days ago
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    Martin Kaymer’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the U.S. Open (6/13/14). Driver: TaylorMade SLDR 460 (8.5 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6X 3 Wood: TaylorMade SLDR (TS, 14 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-7X Irons: TaylorMade Tour Preferred MC (3-iron bent to...

    • Posted 73 days ago
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    Photos from the U.S. Open

    GolfWRX is live from the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. The No. 2 Course, designed by Donald Ross, will play as a par-70 measuring 7,562 yards, more...

    • Posted 73 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 77 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 79 days ago
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    Ben Crane’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the FedEx St. Jude Classic (6/8/14). Driver: Titleist 913 D2 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Bassara W 50 (X-Flex) 3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Tour (14.5 degrees) Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana D+...

    • Posted 80 days ago
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    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 80 days ago
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    Cleveland Custom 588 Driver Explosive Distance Giveaway

    Driver giveaway? Does that mean a free driver? Yes, for three lucky participants, that’s exactly what it means. In its Explosive Distance Giveaway, Cleveland Golf is awarding a 588 Custom driver to three winners who will be...

    • Posted 82 days ago
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    Review: Taylormade SLDR Irons

    Pros: Classic looking irons with big forgiveness and hot faces that add distance through the set. Cons: The polished chrome finish looks great in the bag, but might be a little bright for some golfers at address. Bottom Line: These...

    • Posted 84 days ago
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    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 84 days ago
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    Latest patent filings: An adjustable golf ball and more

    It’s been a little more than a month since we last had a look at the major OEM’s patent filings. Last time we looked at designs from TaylorMade, Ping, Titleist, and Nike. In this installment, we have some...

    • Posted 84 days ago
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    Review: Clicgear Model 8 Pushcart

    Pros: Very stable. Easy rolling and handling. Dual front breaks operate with one lever. Folding and unfolding is as simple as it gets. More aggressive look than other push carts, eliminating “shopping cart” comparisons. Cons: Designed for...

    • Posted 85 days ago
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