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The lowdown on Bubba Watsons bulletproof truck

Bubba Watson's bulletproof Oakley pickup truck
Courtesy of Oakley
The entire exterior of Bubba Watson's new Oakley truck is bulletproof (including the windows) and wrapped in a black digital camo print.

Blue Monster bites Henrik Stenson again

Henrik Stenson at Doral
Henrik Stenson endured a second lowlight in five years at Doral on Thursday, but this time he at least got to keep his clothes on.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Night golf balls light up on impact

Light-up golf ball
The Light-Up Golf Ball from Night Sports is LED-infused with a light that can illuminate the ball for up to eight minutes.

Justin Rose and Kiradech Aphibarnrat swing comparison, sort of

Justin Rose swing sequence
Justin Rose via Twitter
Justin Rose shows no obvious problems in his right shoulder in this swing sequence from Doral.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Mantys: The latest innovative way to get around a golf course

Mantys golf buggy
Courtesy of Mantys
The Mantys is like a Segway, but has four wheels and carries both you and your golf bag.

adidas Golf will outfit U.S. golf teams in 2016 Olympics

Jessica Korda and Dustin Johnson
Courtesy of USA Golf
adidas ambassadors Jessica Korda and Dustin Johnson joined representatives from adidas and USA Golf in announcing that adidas will provide the clothing for the 2016 U.S. Olympics golf teams.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Ted Bishop responds to USGA decision not to give amateurs more time to adjust to anchoring rule

PGA of America President Ted Bishop
The PGA of America
PGA of America Ted Bishop was seeking to give recreational amateurs who anchor long putters more time to adapt to the new rule 14-1b.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

U.S. soccer uniforms criticized for looking like golf shirts

U.S. men's soccer jersey
Courtesy of U.S. Soccer
Saying that the new U.S. Soccer jerseys look like golf shirts is a compliment, not a criticism.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Matthew McConaughey gets an invitation from Texas golf team

Matthew McConaughey
University of Texas golf team via Instagram
Matthew McConaughey, before he won an Oscar, won a golf trophy while a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity at the University of Texas.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

Paula Creamer used a custom TaylorMade putter to sink her playoff-winning putt

Paula Creamer's TaylorMade Ghost Daytona 12 putter
TaylorMade Golf via Twitter
Paula Creamer used a TaylorMade Ghost Daytona 12 putter trimmed in her trademark pink and festooned with her initials and a heart on the face.
By John Holmes

Series: Golf Buzz

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