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Adams Golf rolls out XTD family of high-performance clubs

Adams Golf XTD driver
Courtesy of Adams Golf
The Adams XTD driver is the only driver one to feature Cut-Thru Slot technology – slots cut in the crown and sole that help the face flex more to provide faster ball speeds and longer distance.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Hunter Mahan tweet prompts response from Tim McCarver

Yasiel Puig
Getty Images
Yasiel Puig's triple provoked a Twitter-to-TV discussion about unwritten rules in baseball and golf.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Cobra extends Baffler line with Baffler XL driver

Cobra Baffler XL driver
Courtesy of Cobra Golf
The Cobra Baffler XL driver's high-MOI sole combines with the offset design to helping to correct slices, increase stability and maintain distance on off-center hits.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Zach Johnson featured in math textbook

Zach Johnson in math problem
Austin Adams via Twitter
Does Zach Johnson's 2007 Masters victory compute? Use the Law of Syllogism to figure it out.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Cleveland Smart Square putter uses squares as alignment aid

Cleveland Smart Square putter
Courtesy of Cleveland Golf
The key to the Smart Square is what Cleveland calls Dual Axis Alignment. Two squares, outlined in white, mounted on the putter's matte black crown create parallel lines that frame the ball at address and provide a clear visual path to the hole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Rory McIlroy and President Clinton play golf in Ireland

Rory McIlroy, Bill Clinton and Bono
Alan Andrews @coffeeculture via Twitter
Rory McIlroy, President Clinton and Bono converged on a Dublin restaurant on Wednesday, then Clinton and McIlroy played golf together on Thursday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Two hole in ones in one round for PGA Professional Craig Thomas

Craig Thomas
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
If Craig Thomas' practice round at the Southworth Senior PNC on Wednesday is any indication, he's a red-hot favorite this week.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

World Golf Hall of Fame cancels 2014 vote, will re-evaluate induction criteria

Fred Couples in the World Golf Hall of Fame
Getty Images
Fred Couples, a World Golf Hall of Fame inductee in 2013, won't see any new inductees until 2015.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Ridgewood battered by microburst

Ridgewood Country Club
Ridgewood Country Club Greens and Grounds Department via Twitter
The microburst that hit Ridgewood Country Club on Monday knocked down more than 50 trees and sheared the tops off more than 100 others, according to the greenskeeping staff.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Players celebrate Presidents Cup in their own way

Angel Cabrera, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson at the Presidents Cup
Cabrera by the PGA Tour via Twitter, Dufner and Johnson from Johnson via Twitter
Angel Cabrera was looking for some new hair-wear after the Presidents Cup, while Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson got down and did some dufnering.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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