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Nead custom putters combine beauty and performance

Nead custom putters
Courtesy of Nead Custom Putters
Nead Custom Putters is owned by Gene Nead, crew chief of the No. 98 Phil Parsons Racing team from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, who began building putters as a hobby.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, March 08, 2014 | 6:27 p.m.

Players vent about tough conditions at Doral on social media

Phil Mickelson at Doral
Cheyenne Woods via Twitter
Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne Woods snagged this shot of Phil Mickelson taking a mental-health break on Friday en route to three double bogeys and a 75.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 07, 2014 | 10:24 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 07, 2014 | 6:04 p.m.

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
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 06, 2014 | 9:42 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 06, 2014 | 8:33 p.m.

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
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 06, 2014 | 7:27 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 | 7:41 p.m.

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
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | 10:24 p.m.

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
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | 7:58 p.m.

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
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 | 7:15 p.m.

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