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    Woods and McIlroy relent, take the #IceBucketChallenge

    After numerous nominations Tiger Woods has finally relented and dumped ice water over his head to raise awareness (and hopefully money) for ALS research. Rory McIlroy, who was nominated by numerous ice water drenched entities as well,...

    • 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 32 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 32 days ago
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    Will Rory McIlroy go on another FedEx Cup run?

    It’s FedEx Cup Playoffs time and golf’s main man, Rory McIlroy, also happens to be perched atop the standings as the four-week show commences. The 25-year-old is yet to capture the PGA Tour’s holy grail but made...

    • Posted 33 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 33 days ago
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  • SergioTee
    Analyzing golfers’ “favorite” shots on Trackman

    In a previous article, I showed you how the face and path interact in order to produce curvature on a golf ball. In this article we will examine the numerical data from the Trackman while I hit...

    • Posted 33 days ago
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  • Camilo Villegas WITB
    Camilo Villegas WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Wyndham Championship (8/17/14). Driver: TaylorMade JetSpeed (13 degrees, HL) Shaft: Matrix Ozik TP7 X-Flex Fairway Woods: TaylorMade SLDR (3HL, 17 degrees/5HL, 21 degrees) Shafts: Matrix Ozik Code-8 Hybrid: TaylorMade SLDR (5 hybrid) Shaft: True...

    • 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 36 days ago
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    Review: Srixon Z-Star and Z-Star XV Golf Balls

    Pros: Two different premium golf balls designed for higher swing speeds, deliver distance, exceptional short game control and durability. The Tour Yellow option is one of the best yellow golf balls available today. Cons: Overlapping swing speed recommendations can...

    • Posted 36 days ago
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    How increasing mobility can help your golf swing

    How do you increase consistency and accuracy through mobility? OK, you are doing the lessons, you have great clubs and you are engaging in golf fitness; the trinity of going low for a round of golf. But...

    • 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 37 days ago
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  • Tiger2001
    Is trying to get better always a good thing?

    “I don’t want to be the golfer I was in 2001, I want to be better,” Tiger Woods once said. Golfers sometimes fight too hard to make improvements, and find themselves doing more harm than good. Rory...

    • Posted 38 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 38 days ago
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    Adams: Straight answers about equipment costs

    While reading comments from previous articles, the cost of equipment was often mentioned as a reason folks were not enamored with the game. The “$400” driver came up several times. Before I get into more depth I’d...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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    GolfTEC to add 100 PGA pros, CEO responds to industry declines

    As we reported on June 23, Dick’s Sporting Goods let go of its entire staff of PGA professionals, leaving an estimated 500 pros out of a job. The decision came amidst regular news of the decline in...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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    Top stories from the PGA Championship

    Something weird was in the air at the 2014 PGA Championship. Well, it did rain a lot, so maybe precipitation was the culprit. Rory McIlroy won his fourth major in some rather unusual circumstances, a fitting way...

    • Posted 39 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 Wyndham Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. The Donald Ross design will play as a par 70 measuring 7,127 yards for the event. This is the final...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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    Valhalla’s setup reveals PGA Championship identity challenges

    People complain every year that the PGA Championship is the only major championship that lacks a distinct identity. The Masters is all about tradition and Augusta National Golf Club, particularly its PhD-prerequisite putting surfaces and Rae’s Creek....

    • Posted 40 days ago
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    Are you curving the ball too much?

    As a teacher, I have to admit that the invention of the Trackman has been one of the most amazing additions to the golf instructional world; however, as with any type of technology, it can be utilized...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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  • RoryWins
    McIlroy wins PGA Championship for back-to-back major victories

    The PGA of America must be smiling broadly. It produced the intriguing, unexpected tournament denouement that the Masters, U.S. Open and Open Championship wish they might have offered in 2014. Understand that Bubba Watson, Martin Kaymer and...

    • Posted 40 days ago
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  • TigerLean2
    Chamblee, Nobilo get heated over Tiger’s swing changes

    Tiger Woods missed the cut at the 2014 PGA Championship, finishing at 6-over par for the tournament, but it was an argument between analysts about his golf swing that had everyone’s attention. Click here to see what...

    • Posted 42 days ago
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  • Analyzing Tom Watson’s Potential Ryder Cup picks

    Captain Tom Watson’s captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup became more difficult when Dustin Johnson announced that he will not play in the event. And that was just the start. I’ve posted the current U.S. Ryder Cup...

    • Posted 44 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 PGA Championship

    GolfWRX is live this week from the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The course, designed by Jack Nicklaus, will play as a par-71 measuring 7,458 yards for the championship. Most recently, Valhalla...

    • Posted 44 days ago
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  • SlBo
    AimPoint’s Express Route to the Top: A Q&A with Founder Mark Sweeney

    Aimpoint Founder Mark Sweeney (right) with Stacy Lewis. Turn on CBS for Sunday’s telecast and you’re bound to see an animated graphic of a ball breaking towards the hole. This graphic is part of a bigger simulator...

    • Posted 44 days ago
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    Posture: The key to good swing dynamics

    If I had to choose, I would say that the grip is the most important fundamental in golf. I say that because the grip controls the club face, which controls the direction of the shot. And the...

    • Posted 46 days ago
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    Fantasy Cheat Sheet: 2014 PGA Championship

    When Tiger Woods was dominating weekly tournaments in his prime, there was a pace to his walk that bordered on cocky and boasted of confidence. It didn’t matter how good Phil Mickelson was playing, he was coming...

    • Posted 46 days ago
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    Jason Dufner gives away his putter, putts with a 3 wood

    If you check out Jason Dufner’s WITB you’ll see a putter, but he didn’t end the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with one in the bag. According to reports, Dufner gave away his Scotty Cameron Futura X5r putter to...

    • Posted 47 days ago
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  • Tigerinjury
    Tiger withdraws, re-injures surgically repaired back

    Tiger Woods withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational after hitting his tee shot on hole No. 9. The driver swing, which sent the ball left of the fairway, left him grimacing and bending over in pain. He was...

    • Posted 48 days ago
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  • Russell Henley equipment
    Russell Henley WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the Deutsche Bank Championship (8/30/14) Driver: Nike VR_S STR8-FIT (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Graphite Design HD 7-X Fairway Woods: Nike VR_S Covert 2.0 (15 and 19 degrees) Shaft: Fukijura Rombax P95 Flex-X Irons: Nike VR...

    • Posted 50 days ago
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    Spotted: Titleist 915 Fairway Woods and Hybrids

    Titleist’s new 915 fairway woods and hybrids were spotted today at the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone CC, just one month after the Titleist 915D drivers were spotted on tour at the Quicken Loans National. Titleist is mum on...

    • Posted 53 days ago
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    Spotted: Nike “MM Proto” Irons

    Earlier this month, Rory McIlroy posted a picture of a Nike’s new “MM Proto” 2 iron on Instagram that, according to a Nike representative, was a collaborative effort between McIlroy, Tiger Woods and club engineers at The Oven....

    • Posted 53 days ago
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    How a cure for athlete’s foot can lead to longer drives

    Impact is arguably the most important part of the golf swing. It’s the only point in which the golf club meets the golf ball and it’s where the ball is programmed with all the information necessary to...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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  • Tim Clark swing
    Winning Swings: Tim Clark, don’t sweat the small stuff

    Tim Clark is a world-class player who has built his swing around a physical condition that doesn’t allow him to rotate his palms upward. In the video above, I take a look at his mechanics and swing plane,...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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    Tim Clark’s Winning WITB

    Equipment is accurate as of the RBC Canadian Open (7/27/14). Driver: Titleist 913D3 (9.5 degrees) Shaft: Accra M4-55 Tour Proto 3 Wood: Titleist 913F.d (18 degrees adjusted to 16.75 degrees) Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2 Tour Spec 5...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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    Tim Clark: An Underappreciated South African

    Heading into the final round of the 2014 RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club on Sunday, it appeared a pretty safe bet that a four-year PGA Tour winless drought was going to be expunged. And...

    • Posted 54 days ago
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    Photos from the 2014 LPGA International Crown

    GolfWRX is live this week from the inaugural LPGA International Crown, which is a global match play competition that includes eight teams consisting of four players, each representing their nation. The host course for the event is...

    • Posted 57 days ago
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  • IronShafts
    2014 Iron shaft shootout: Top-rated steel and graphite iron shafts get put to the test

    Iron shafts are the forgotten younger sibling of the golf shaft family. Where’s the love? Most of the avid golfers we see in our shop will spend hours combing WRX forums, reading various reviews, asking questions and...

    • Posted 58 days ago
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  • dicks
    Dick’s fires more than 500 PGA pros

    The strategy was always a risky one: Put a PGA pro at every Dick’s Sporting Goods location as a competitive advantage over online retailers. The company acknowledged yesterday that the approach hasn’t worked: Dick’s Sporting Goods has fired...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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  • Clark: Give Nike Golf credit where credit is due

    Remember all the criticism hurled at Rory McIlroy when he decided to switch to Nike Golf equipment? It’s quieter now, isn’t it? The meteoric rise of Nike Golf has been nothing short of amazing considering that not very...

    • Posted 59 days ago
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