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Wilson brings back its classic Staff 8802 putter

Wilson Staff 8802 putter
Courtesy of Wilson Golf
The brand-new Wilson Staff 8802 putter re-issue looks exactly like its predecessor, though its stainless steel head weighs in at 335 grams, making this one lighter than before to better handle today's quicker greens.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 | 7:03 p.m.

Do you know the golf word of the day?

Sclaff might be the world of the day, but it's probably got a ways to go before it makes it into a game of golf bingo.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 07, 2014 | 7:08 p.m.

Nike Golf opens Performance Fitting Center in Edinburgh, Scotland

nike performance fitting center
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The Nike Performance Fitting Center includes the full range of Nike equipment and technology, and was created to give golfers of all skill levels the same custom-fitting experience that Nike provides its tour players.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 07, 2014 | 6:30 p.m.

Bubba Watson has July 4th-themed golf shoes

Bubba Watson's July 4th golf shoes
Bubba Watson via Twitter
Bubba Watson will wear a special Stars and Stripes-festooned pair of golf shoes on the 4th of July.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 04, 2014 | 1:53 a.m.

Here's Tom Watson's 2015 Open Championship badge

Tom Watson's 2015 Open Championship badge
Ryan Lauder via Twitter
Tom Watson's solid silver player's badge for the 2015 Open Championship has a claret jug for each of his five victories.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 03, 2014 | 2:33 p.m.

Lee Westwood saves his hometown soccer club

Lee Westwood
Getty Images
The logo of Lee Westwood's golf school will festoon the front of Worksop Town FC's soccer jerseys this season.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 | 6:07 p.m.

Ice Bucket Challenge the new cool, or cold, thing in pro golf

Stacy Lewis Ice Bucket Challenge
LPGA Tour via Twitter
World No. 1 Stacy Lewis accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from new U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 | 2:57 p.m.

royal bank scotland issues ryder cup banknote

Ryder Cup bank note
Royal Bank of Scotland
The special-edition £5 note from the Royal Bank of Scotland features a Ryder Cup motif on both front and back.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, June 27, 2014 | 6:12 p.m.

Greenbrier to host New Orleans Saints training camp this summer

New Orleans Saints training camp at the Geenbrier
WVNS Sports via Twitter
The New Orleans Saints' training camp at the Greenbrier will include a 55,000-square-foot building and three practice fields.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 | 8:12 p.m.

Nike Golf unveils Women's Lunar Adapt golf shoe

Nike Golf women's Lunar Adapt shoe
Courtesy Nike Golf
The new women's Lunar Adapt shoes feature a low-profile design improves ground feel.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 | 6:39 p.m.

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