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Sam Snead memorabilia up for auction

Sam Snead auction items
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
The Ryder Cup that Sam Snead received in 1959 and the Claret Jug he won in 1946 are among many precious items from Sam Snead's personal collection that are now up for auction.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Cincinnati teen Will Grimmer shoots 59 in North & South Amateur

Will Grimmer
Will Grimmer carded a 59 one day after shooting a 74 at the North & South Amateur.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Tiger Woods Dubai golf course partnership is dissolved

Tiger Woods golf course Dubai
Getty Images
Only a few holes of the Tiger Woods-designed golf course in Dubai have been completed.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Troon launches pace-of-play effort on all its courses

Troon North
Courtesy of Troon Golf
Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the facilities implementing Troon's pace-of-play initiatives.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

TaylorMade unveils SLDR driver that adjusts easily

TaylorMade SLDR driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The SLDR driver from TaylorMade gets its name from the sliding weight on the sole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ian Poulter retires Ryder Cup-winning putter

Ian Poulter at the 2012 Ryder Cup
Getty Images
The Odyssey White Hot XG #7 putter that Ian Poulter used to such great effect at the 2012 Ryder Cup is headed for Poulter's trophy case.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

TaylorMade offers replicas of Justin Rose U.S. Open-winning putter

TaylorMade Justin Rose Ghost spider Blade putter
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The limited-edition replicas of Justin Rose's Ghost Spider Blade putter include Rose's personal logo on the bottom and a red and yellow grip up top.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Dwight Howard is a big golfer

Dwight Howard and his golf bag
Charlie Kautz via Twitter (l), adidas Golf (r)
Dwight Howard hits the course with a set of TaylorMade clubs that are two inches longer than most everyone else's.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Titleist introduces Scotty Cameron Futura X mallet

Titleist Scotty Cameron Futura X mallet
Courtesy of Titleist
The Futura X mallet from Scotty Cameron combines a rear balance bar with deep heel-toe weights plus perimeter weighting under the face for balance and stability throughout the stroke.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

True Temper, a true American golf treasure

True Temper golf shaft drawing
Project X Golf via Tiwtter
The Project X division of True Temper took to Twitter last week to show us this drawing of a True Temper shaft from 1941 -- about the time Byron Nelson began playing True Temper shafts.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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