• The Six Biggest Myths in Golf Fitness

    As a golf fitness professional, I spend most of my waking hours writing programs and protocols to help golfers perform better. The moment when a golfer starts to move and feel better, swing better, or post lower...

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    Steven Bowditch WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Shell Houston Open (4/5/14). Driver: Cleveland Classic XL (7.5 Degrees) Shaft: Miyazaki Kusula Tour Issue 56X 3 Wood: Callaway X Hot 3Deep (14.5 Degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 8.2X Tour Spec Hybrid: Callaway...

    • Posted 18 days ago
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    Tiger Woods’ back isn’t the problem

    I started to write: If you think Tiger Woods is through, you’re a doofus. In retrospect, that seemed a bit harsh. What I really meant to say was, if you think Tiger’s bad back spells the end of...

    • Posted 19 days ago
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  • Injury forces Mickelson out of the Valero Texas Open

    Another high-profile player has been bitten by the injury bug. After feeling the proverbial twinge early in his round, Phil Mickelson labored through 10 holes at the Valero Texas Open Saturday before calling it quits. At issue:...

    • Posted 20 days ago
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    Review: Nike Covert 2.0 Fairway Woods

    Pros: Deadly accurate with a reduced head size and shape that improves playability. Their CG’s are substantially lower than their predecessors, which can lower spin as much as 700 rpms. Cons: No adjustability on the Performance model. The Takeaway: These...

    • Posted 21 days ago
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    Matteson bags two TaylorMade SLDR Minis at Texas Open

    Troy Matteson carded a respectable even-par 72 in the opening-round of the Valero Texas Open today. The score positioned him in a tie for 31st at the time he finished. Of more interest to equipment junkies, however, is...

    • Posted 22 days ago
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    LPGA Kia Classic Photos

    GolfWRX is live from the Kia Classic at Park Hyatt Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, Calif. This is the last event for players to tune-up their games before next week’s Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major of...

    • Posted 22 days ago
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    Valero Texas Open Photos

    GolfWRX is live from TPC San Antonio for the 2014 Valero Texas Open. Greg Norman collaborated with player consultant Sergio Garcia to design the AT&T Oaks Course, a par-72, 7,435-yard layout with mostly tree-lined fairways and deep,...

    • Posted 22 days ago
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  • Getting off the back foot

    Do these swing tips “Get on your left side,” “Get through the ball,” and “Finish” sound familiar? They should, because they are some of the most familiar admonitions in the game and for good reason. There is...

    • Posted 23 days ago
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    Tour equipment junkies rejoice! TaylorMade opens “The Vault”

    Last year, we discussed TaylorMade not selling the equipment that its professional staff use on Tour. And if you’re a GolfWRX forum junkie, you’ve likely seen this topic debated for years on our site. Well, for those of you...

    • Posted 24 days ago
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    Review: Titleist Vokey SM5 Wedges

    Pros: Vokey leads the way with 21 different loft, bounce and grind combinations, three different finishes and personalization programs that allows golfers to create a wedge that suits their games and personalities. The new specialized TX3 grooves add...

    • Posted 24 days ago
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    Recap: Live Q&A with Cobra Golf

    On March 26, the R&D team for COBRA PUMA GOLF joined us for a live Q&A with GolfWRX members.  The experts at COBRA Golf HQ in Southern California gathered in the board room to answer all things COBRA.  Check out...

    • Posted 27 days ago
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  • SLDRCOVER
    EVENT: TaylorMade SLDR Guarantee

    Today, TaylorMade Golf launched its SLDR Guarantee campaign nationwide.  If you buy the SLDR Driver anytime today through June and you don’t love the new distance, TaylorMade will give you your money back. You can’t really beat that…..or can you? TaylorMade...

    • Posted 28 days ago
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    Review: Adams XTD Forged Irons

    Pros: A forged blade-type iron with a little bit of a size advantage for extra forgiveness. Tungsten weighting offers excellent feel, and the presence of KBS C-Taper shafts and Iomic grips as standard options reinforces the XTD...

    • Posted 28 days ago
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    Review: Nike TW ’14 Golf Shoes

    Pros: The shoes’ namesake is well-known for playing a significant part in product development, so when you put these shoes on, you know you’re wearing shoes approved by the best golfer in the world. Also, the customizability...

    • Posted 29 days ago
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    The latest patents from Nike, Titleist and TaylorMade

    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...

    • Posted 30 days ago
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    Tiger WD’s at Bay Hill, Masters chances look slim

    Defending champion Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational late Tuesday, citing a back injury that has plagued the golfer since he withdrew from the Honda Classic on March 2. “I personally called Arnold today to...

    • Posted 30 days ago
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    Review: Adams XTD Driver

    Pros: The XTD is hot. Volcanic. Radioactive, one might say. Even mishits seem to careen off the face and down the fairway, straighter than most. The adjustability of the club is about all you need—a degree and...

    • Posted 31 days ago
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  • Ping 2014 Karsten Hybrid Iron Set
    Ping 2014 Karsten Hybrid-Iron Set

    It goes without saying that golfers enjoy the game more when they’re playing their best. When they’re not playing their best… well, they’re probably not having as much fun. Ping’s new Karsten hybrid-iron set is designed to...

    • Posted 31 days ago
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    Charting the putting stroke differences in different handicap golfers

    One of the most troubling parts of putting for many golfers has been the relationship between line and speed. Most golfers know that the proper line is determined by the speed at which a putt is hit,...

    • Posted 32 days ago
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  • John Senden equipment
    John Senden’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Valspar Championship (3/16/14). Driver: TaylorMade SLDR 430 (12 Degrees) Specs: Set to 10.5 degrees Shaft: Aldila Rogue 70TX 3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ Tour (15 Degrees) Shaft: Aldila RIP Phenom 70X Irons: Titleist 712U...

    • Posted 33 days ago
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  • Nike Covert 2.0 and Covert 2.0 Tour Driver Review
    Review: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 and 2.0 Tour Drivers

    Pros: Two of the nicest looking drivers at address in golf. The size of the Tour model was increased to 460cc, giving it a major forgiveness upgrade, and Nike kept their FlexLoft adapters compatible with the original models....

    • Posted 35 days ago
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  • Like to hit it low with your driver? You must like shorter drives

    Ricky Barnes has the PGA Tour’s lowest average launch angle with his driver in 2014, 7.45 degrees, a little more than half that of launch angle leader Jeff Maggert (14.62 degrees). So despite Barnes’ above average clubhead...

    • Posted 37 days ago
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    Tweets of the week: Patrick Reed’s Ego, Poulter channels Czervik and more

    Welcome to the post-WGC-Cadillac Championship edition of Tweets of the week. Contrary to popular reports, more happened this week outside of tournament winner Patrick Reed’s 10-minute post-round interview. In this installment, Reed earns the true measure of...

    • Posted 37 days ago
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    Using statistics and launch monitor data to shoot lower scores

    As a statistician who works with PGA Tour players, I’m frequently asked by aspiring Tour players and their coaches what statistics they can use to measure themselves against Tour players. The mistake with this question is that...

    • Posted 37 days ago
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  • Tour Edge SST Pure
    Exotics to offer SST PURE shaft alignment

    Tour Edge is bringing the the same technology used on the PGA Tour to all its product lines. The company has finalized an agreement with SST Pure to have its shaft alignment technology used on all of...

    • Posted 38 days ago
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    Fantasy Golf Cheat Sheet: Valspar Championship

    After consulting with my team, I’ve decided to take this week off and rest up for the weeks ahead. I’m kidding, of course, but last weekend’s WGC-Cadillac Championship had a majors-type effect on golfers and its viewership....

    • Posted 38 days ago
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    TaylorMade holds Speed Pocket World Challenge from 4 cities

    To help kick off golf season, TaylorMade is turning Times Square into a driving range by hosting the TaylorMade Speed Pocket World Challenge. That’s right. On Tuesday March 11 from 11am to 2pm, consumers will be able...

    • Posted 38 days ago
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    Reading Reed: Breaking down the champ’s post-round comments

    Following the WGC-Cadillac Championship, winner Patrick Reed sat down for the traditional post-tournament press conference, as champions tend to do. The three-time tour winner burst out of the gate with statements about his confidence and the work...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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    Patrick Reed’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the WGC-Cadillac Championship (3/9/14). 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: True Temper...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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