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Nike Golf's new Tiger Woods golf shoe is stronger and more flexible

Nike Golf TW'15 golf shoes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The TW'15 is the first golf shoe to feature the Flyweave technology that Nike implemented in its basketball shoes last year.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 7:09 p.m.

Martin Kaymer glad his shocking loss in Abu Dhabi happened really

Martin Kaymer
Associated Press
Martin Kaymer could only hang his head after losing a 10-shot lead in Abu Dhabi, but since then he has managed to turn that shocking loss into a positive.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 5:40 p.m.

Bernhard Langer makes quadruple bogey after run-in with lava rocks

Bernhard Langer
YouTube
Bernhard Langer's 2015 season got off to a rocky start at the Mitsubishi Electric Challenge.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 | 10:46 p.m.

Dustin Johnson to return at Torrey Pines in two weeks

Dustin Johnson
USA Today Sports Images
Dustin Johnson is an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, but hasn't played since before the PGA Championship last summer.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 23, 2015 | 5:51 p.m.

New golf shoes offer improved comfort and stability

Puma TitanTour golf shoes
PGA.com
How cool are Puma's TitanTour golf shoes? These are packed in ice at the Puma booth at the PGA Merchandise Show.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 12:32 p.m.

SuperStroke unveils counterbalancing putter grips

SuperStroke + Plus Series putter grips
PGA.com
The SuperStroke + Plus Series grip allows golfers to unscrew the cap and easily screw a 50-gram core (shown) to provide a counterbalancing weight to the top of the putter shaft.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:40 a.m.

For Jordan Spieth, new clubs must look right and feel right

Jordan Spieth
Chris Trotman/The PGA of America
Jordan Spieth says he usually needs to hit a club 2,000 or 3,000 times before he really trusts it.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 3:21 p.m.

Soft feel is common characteristic of 2015 golf balls

golf balls
PGA.com
Many of golf's top ballmakers are focused on creating softer balls that feel better on impact and react more precisely.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 12:56 p.m.

Why does Bubba Watson play rounds with only one club?

Bubba Watson
PGA.com
Bubba Watson likes to work on his driver, and all his other clubs, by using a single club for an entire practice round.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 9:56 p.m.

Bubba Watson auctions off an extremely cool car for charity

Bubba Watson's car
Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson
Bubba Watson's custom-built 1939 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk Custom Roadster raised $410,000 for Birdies for the Brave on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 16, 2015 | 7:41 p.m.

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