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Rose does it for Dad on Father’s Day
Justin Rose was 22-years-old when his father, Ken, died from leukemia in 2002. Rose won twice on the European Tour that year, and gave the trophies to his dad in the hospital. Sunday at Merion, a teary-eyed...
- Posted 267 days ago
McIlroy reaches breaking point at Merion
In what seemed to be a summation of his season so far, Rory McIlroy took his frustration out one of his Nike irons after he dunked two shots into Cobb’s Creek on Merion’s No. 11, leading to...
- Posted 268 days ago
Donald, Mickelson on top after Day 1
Thursday at Merion was a day of soft conditions, delays, and surprisingly, tough scoring. Starting at 6:45 a.m ET., players went out on the first and 11th tees hoping that the soft and wet conditions would turn...
- Posted 271 days ago
McIlroy switches to prototype MRC driver shaft
Rory McIlroy is using a new driver shaft this week at the U.S. Open, a prototype by Mitsubishi Rayon that is similar to the company’s Kuro Kage Silver shaft. McIlroy was previously playing another prototype Mitsubishi shaft,...
- Posted 271 days ago
McIlroy still rolling with his Cameron putter
Last week at the BMW Championship at Wentworth, Rory McIlroy switched from his Nike Method prototype putter back to his old Scotty Cameron gamer. Based on the photos we shot yesterday, it appears that the current No. 2-ranked golfer...
- Posted 286 days ago
GolfWRX visits The Oven, Nike Golf R&D
Nike Golf is not known to stick to typical golf tradition. Perhaps that’s rooted in the way it was born. Ben Hogan never touched a Nike golf club. Until June rolls around, a Nike club will have...
- Posted 292 days ago
McIlroy leaves agent, will form his own company
Just a few months after changing every golf club in his bag, World No. 2-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy will be making another huge change. The Irish Independent was first to report that McIlroy will leave his agent Conor Ridge...
- Posted 298 days ago
Nike Covert FAQ’s with Sara Brown
Nike Golf’s new line of VR_S Covert drivers and fairway woods have been the most talked about new offering from the company in its history. But for many golfers, the differences between the company’s “Performance” and “Tour”...
- Posted 305 days ago
The problems with Rory and traditional golf statistics
Mark Twain was once said “There are lies, damned lies and statistics.” This is often a popular adage from critics of an advanced metrics point of view. Normally this tends to occur with people who utilize anecdotal...
- Posted 329 days ago
The Masters: Our Major Preview
“The winner of this tournament doesn’t just win a major,” Phil Mickelson said in 2001, when the 30-year-old was still trying to win his first major championship. “He becomes a part of the history of the game,...
- Posted 335 days ago
The 23 golfers who can win the Master
As the world’s most popular golf tournament plays this week, I wanted to give a rundown of the Masters from a statistical perspective. First, I want to discuss what I call the “Critical Holes” in a golf...
- Posted 336 days ago
Scripted Masters outfits: Newsworthy or not?
The best pro golfers in the world will be strolling the fairways of Augusta next week…or are they strutting runways? It’s a little unclear, at this point. For the past several years, Nike has released photos of...
- Posted 337 days ago
Laird punches his Masters ticket in San Antonio
Martin Laird started the final round of the Valero Texas Open five shots back of the lead, but after nine birdies and no bogeys, Laird walked away with a punched ticket for The Masters and the 2013...
- Posted 338 days ago
Preview: Valero Texas Open
The last opportunity for players to gear up for the season’s first major is in San Antonio, Texas, home of the Valero Texas Open. Defending champion, Ben Curtis, along with the world’s No. 2 Rory McIlroy, lead...
- Posted 342 days ago
Valero Texas Open: On the Range Photos
GolfWRX is live from the Valero Texas Open at the TPC San Antonio bringing you the best photos from the range. 2012 Champion Ben Curtis is back to defend, but all eyes will be on Rory McIlroy...
- Posted 344 days ago
McIlroy to play the Valero Texas Open
Rory McIlroy was scheduled to have the week off before The Masters, but after a poor showing in the first two rounds of this week’s Shell Houston Open he’s decided to tee it up next week at...
- Posted 347 days ago
Adapted Tavistock Cup plays on
The Tavistock Cup, the golf world’s yearly paean to excess, was slated to kick off Monday morning at ritzy Isleworth Golf Club with names like Tiger Woods, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose and others slated to appear. But...
- Posted 351 days ago
Up close and personal: Golf Channel’s Lauren Thompson
She’s poured the perfect Guinness in Ireland, outplayed poker pros in Las Vegas, swam with dolphins in Hawaii, and even wrestled an alligator in Orlando. And oh by the way, she’s also done some sizzling bikini modeling...
- Posted 362 days ago
Does Rory have what it takes to win like Woods?
On the Monday morning after Tiger Woods secured his seventh career victory at Doral, it was the lead story on ESPN.com. Not baseball, basketball nor football. What was known to be true has been confirmed; there has...
- Posted 365 days ago