• Carney: Who will win the Ryder Cup? It’s all about the BIG GUYS

    Come Friday, when the U.S. faces Europe in the 40th Ryder Cup, I’ll be watching through Irish eyes. Paul McGinley’s eyes. I won’t be worried about how the captain’s picks are doing. I won’t be thinking, What...

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  • Nike 2015 Vapor Driver
    Spy Pic: Nike’s 2015 Vapor Driver

    Updated 9/21/14 at 11 a.m. Here’s a sneak peek of what looks to be one of Nike’s 2015 Vapor drivers, which was posted in our forum by GolfWRX Member wldchld22. Other than the lime green paint — Nike...

    • Posted 2 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 Collegiate Challenge Cup

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 Dicks Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup hosted by Vanderbilt and the Nashville Sports Council at the Golf Club of Tennessee. The Tom Fazio-designed golf course will play as a...

    • Posted 2 days ago
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  • anthonykim
    Anthony Kim to earn $10 million for not playing golf?

    According to a report from Golf.com, Anthony Kim may actually be making more money watching PGA Tour events than competing in them. The last the golf world saw of Kim on the PGA Tour was when he...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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  • TourChampFedEx
    FedEx Cup Playoffs points system still not right?

    If we are measuring the FedEx Cup’s major points system overhaul in 2009 by its stated goal—to infuse more drama into the Playoffs finale—the sea change has been a resounding success. Following a Vijay Singh performance in...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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  • AdamScottSteveWilliams
    Adam Scott and caddy Steve Williams part ways

    Adam Scott and caddy Steve Williams announced on Wednesday that their professional relationship, which began in 2011, has come to an end — it seems to have been a mutual decision. In a statement on Wednesday, Scott,...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • RickieFowlerSwingChanges
    Video analysis: Rickie’s revamped swing

    Although he finished the season without a victory, Rickie Fowler proved to be one of the most consistent performers on the PGA Tour in 2014. He finished ninth in the FedEx Cup standings, second in the Team...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • BillyHorschel
    The Season of Hot Streaks

    The 2013/2014 PGA Tour season ended much like it began — with a winning streak. After missing the cut in the opening FedEx Cup Playoff event at the Barclays, Billy Horschel got hot at the right time,...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • FuturaX
    Review: Scotty Cameron Futura X and Futura X Dual Balance Putters

    Pros: The Futura X is tremendously forgiving and crafted with exceptional attention to detail. It’s one of the most stable, consistent high-MOI putters on the market. Cons: Sells for $349-$399. It’s big and curvy, which might rub traditionalists the wrong...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • DominantEye
    How eye dominance affects your golf swing

    The influence your eyes and vision have on your golf game is obvious. They control depth perception, reading break on a green, planning your attack on a hole, avoiding trouble and many other tasks and obstacles. I...

    • Posted 9 days ago
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  • Adams: When modern day fittings aren’t so modern

    In the comments from my story on golf equipment costs, there was some confusion on how equipment companies could be restricted by the USGA on distance and still be marketing drivers that “go farther.” It brought to...

    • Posted 10 days ago
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  • StacyLewis
    Laser Focus: A Q&A with World No. 1 Stacy Lewis

    Stacy Lewis got a taste of being World No. 1 for about a month back in 2013 before a red-hot Inbee Park rattled off three major wins and vaulted past her. The road back to the LPGA’s...

    • Posted 11 days ago
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    Tour Edge Exotics E8 and E8 Beta Fairway Woods

    Our 2014 Gear Trials: Best Fairway Woods list included all the names you’d expect: Adams, Callaway, Cobra, Ping, TaylorMade and Titleist. On our 2014 list with those industry behemoths was also a much smaller company, however. It...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • Interview with Iliac Golf Founder Bert LaMar
    Style and Substance: Q&A with Iliac Golf Founder Bert LaMar

    Bert LaMar claims he isn’t interested in building an apparel empire out of his high-end, custom clothing brand Iliac Golf, but he may end up succeeding in spite of himself. While only a handful of official staff...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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  • Stickney effect launch monitor
    Stickney: Fix the real cause of the problem with a launch monitor

    As teachers, we all have our own ideas of how golfers should swing the club. Sometimes our recommendations for a particular student follow the norm while other times they can be a little different because of an...

    • Posted 12 days ago
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    Drip, Drip Drip: There goes your strength during the golf season

    Nick Buchan, a UK strength and conditioning coach, co-authored this story. There have been some articles published recently about in/off season training and periodisation. In our opinion, their recommendations to avoid certain exercises or use a block...

    • Posted 13 days ago
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  • Adams Tight Lies Ghost Slot 2014
    Adams’ new Tight Lies Fairway Woods and Hybrids have “Ghost Slot Technology”

    Maybe the most intriguing golf equipment development in recent years has been the addition of “slots” to modern drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons, and no company has used slots more noticeably on its fairway woods and...

    • Posted 17 days ago
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  • CartPathGolfWRX
    What happens when you hit a shot off the cart path?

    Phil Mickelson hitting wedges out of the hospitality area at the Barclays two days in a row showed the true beauty of golf – play it as it lies! It also showed us as golfers that we need...

    • Posted 17 days ago
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  • Hunt Tiger Foley Haney Harmon
    Hunt: Advanced break down of Tiger’s stats under Harmon, Haney and Foley

    Last week Tiger Woods announced that he was parting ways with instructor Sean Foley. I wanted to examine Tiger’s game over the course of his professional career to get a better understanding of what was going on...

    • Posted 17 days ago
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  • SlowPlayCollegeGolf
    In search of answers to improve pace of play

    I loved playing college golf, but hated the 5 hour and 30 minute rounds. Pace of Play is an epidemic in golf and the biggest players—the PGA of America, USGA, and AJGA—have all taken strides to quell...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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  • AnnikaSorenstam
    A Swede Life: Q&A with Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam

    Upon retirement, many people slow things way down. The lawn needs to be mowed? It can wait until tomorrow. Dishes in the sink need to be washed? I’ll get to it later. Wasn’t I going to learn...

    • Posted 21 days ago
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    We may never see golfers digging it out of the dirt again

    The role of the professional golf coach is relatively new in the game of golf. Most tour pros nowadays have any number of coaches on their “team,” in charge of everything from their backswing to their thoughts...

    • Posted 24 days ago
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    Bubba Watson stuck in a maze

    You know you’ve arrived when…you have a corn maze cut in your image. About 20 miles away from Bubba Watson’s hometown of Bagdad, Fla., Sweet Season Farms in Berrydale plans to cut the gem pictured above as...

    • Posted 24 days ago
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    Photos from the Deutsche Bank Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, where the top-100 players in the points standings convene at TPC Boston to compete for 75 spots to move...

    • Posted 25 days ago
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  • Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 wedges
    Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Wedges

    Cleveland is promising golfers 15 percent more spin with its new 588 RTX 2.0 wedges, which have deeper, sharper grooves and a rougher face pattern to help golfers stop their wedge shots closer to the hole. The...

    • Posted 26 days ago
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  • HunterMahan
    For solid impact, control your low point

    Besides “consistency,” the second most common request I get from my students is they would like to hit the ball more solid. There’s nothing like the feeling of a compressing the golf ball, and I firmly believe most...

    • Posted 27 days ago
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  • mist-green
    Want to go lower? The stats say you need an earlier tee time

    Recently, I was researching data for some of my PGA Tour clients on tee times (late vs. early) and scoring average. Is there a correlation, I wondered. I assumed there was, and knew that the results would be...

    • Posted 27 days ago
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  • Tiger Foley split
    Tiger parts ways with instructor Sean Foley

    Tiger Woods will no longer be working with swing coach Sean Foley, the golfer announced on his website on Monday. Woods, who will miss the Ryder Cup and forgo competitive golf until the World Challenge in December because...

    • Posted 27 days ago
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  • HunterMahan
    Hunter Mahan’s Winning WITB

    Clubs accurate as of The Barclays (8/24/14). Driver: Ping G25 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Aldila Rogue 70X Length: 45.25 inches (tipped 1 inch) Swing Weight: D4 3 Wood: Titleist 913 F.d (15 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder 757X Hybrid: Ping...

    • Posted 28 days ago
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  • #PhilWasHere
    Where in the world is Phil Mickelson? #PhilWasHere

    Following a totally nondescript first seven months of 2014, Phil Mickelson is everywhere these days! Only most of it is figurative. It’s been a tough week for Mickelson at The Barclays, with the 44-year-old registering a Made...

    • Posted 28 days ago
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    Dick’s Sporting Goods may close many of its Golf Galaxy stores

    Things seem to be going from bad to worse for the golf business at Dick’s Sporting Goods. While the dust is still settling from the company’s massive layoffs of more than 500 PGA pros in July from...

    • Posted 30 days ago
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  • Phil'sNewWedgeMack
    Photos from The Barclays 2014

    GolfWRX is live this week from the first event in the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs – The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. The course will play as a par 71, measuring 7,319 yards for...

    • Posted 30 days ago
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  • TourEdgeExoticsE8Driver
    Tour Edge Exotics E8 and E8 Beta Drivers

    Tour Edge’s new Exotics E8 and E8 Beta offer what all drivers today are attempting to achieve – adjustable heads with more speed, less spin and optimal launch characteristics. Both models focus on increased ball speed, but...

    • Posted 32 days ago
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    Rory McIlroy just had the best week ever

    Since outlasting his challengers at the PGA Championship at Valhalla August 10th, Rory McIlroy has been on something of an international brofest. And while it’s unclear how is off-course fun compares to, say winning two majors and...

    • Posted 33 days ago
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  • TigerVaporIrons
    Nike launches new Vapor iron line

    Nike launched its new Vapor line of irons that include the Nike Pro, Nike Pro Combo and Nike Speed on stage at Liberty National with Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Jimmy Fallon. The irons have technology that...

    • Posted 34 days ago
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    What should Tiger, Rory and Fallon talk about?

    As you may have heard, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will be appearing together on the August 18 episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Many elements here are familiar: Woods and McIlroy have interviewed together...

    • Posted 34 days ago
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    Callaway Apex MB and Apex UT irons

    Callaway’s new Apex Muscleback (MB) and Apex Utility (UT) irons were designed with the better player in mind, as you’d expect from blade-style and driving irons. The company worked with tour players and elite golfers to establish...

    • Posted 37 days ago
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    Spotted: President Obama Uses Game Golf

    Game Golf, the digital tracking application that records every shot played during a round of golf, has a brand new fan. And not just any fan. United States President Barack Obama was spotted this week with the GAME GOLF...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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  • AdamsHQ
    Adams Golf HQ to close, TaylorMade Golf sales in decline

    The adidas Group, which is the parent company for Taylormade-adidas Golf and Adams Golf among others, is consolidating its Adams Golf Headquarters, currently operating in Plano, Texas to its global headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. A company official...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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