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TaylorMade Golf Experience takes over Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas

Natalie Gulbis
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Natalie Gulbis signed a poster of herself during the grand re-opening festivities at the TaylorMade Golf Experience in Las Vegas on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, November 30, 2013 | 12:22 a.m.

Ping Chairman John Solheim joins parents in Arizona Golf Hall of Fame

John Solheim and Louise Solheim
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John Solheim celebrated his induction into the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame with his mother, Louise Solheim, who was inducted in 2004.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | 7:58 p.m.

Nike RZN ball franchise gets four new models with improved core

Nike RZN golf balls
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The four new RZN golf balls from Nike Golf features a Speedlock interlocking core design that helps improve the transfer of energy at impact.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, November 25, 2013 | 7:51 p.m.

Ace and 11 in back-to-back holes for World Cup player Stuart Manley

Stuart Manley at the ISPS Handa World Cup
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Stuart Manley celebrated his hole-in-one Saturday at Royal Manley. Things went downhill fast from there.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 | 11:31 p.m.

Ping introduces Rapture driving iron

Ping Rapture driving iron
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The Ping Rapture driving iron features significant tungsten weighting in the stainless heel and toe to create a high MOI for a head its size. That, Ping says, makes the club easier to hit than a standard long iron.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 | 7:32 p.m.

Graeme McDowell commits to Ireland for 2016 Olympics

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell
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Graeme McDowell's participation in the World Cup this week all but commits him to Ireland for the 2016 Olympics. Rory McIlroy is likely to play with him.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 7:30 p.m.

adidas Golf unveils climawarm+ outerwear collection

adidas climawarm+ outerwear collection
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The adidas climawarm+ outerwear collection includes a full-zip jacket, half-zip jacket and vest for men and a quarter-zip jacket and vest for women, all designed to keep golfers warm without restricting their range of motion.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 7:09 p.m.

Bobby Clampett earns PGA Master Professional status in Teaching & Coaching

Bobby Clampett
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Bobby Clampett, 53, has become the third PGA Professional to graduate from the new PGA Master Professional Program 2.0 – the highest educational designation a PGA member can attain.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 | 5:13 p.m.

Peter Uihlein becomes first American named European tour rookie of year

Peter Uihlein
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Peter Uihlein began 2013 on the second-tier Challenge Tour and ended it in the top 15 on the Race to Dubai.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 | 1:36 p.m.

Jason Day loses eight relatives in Typhoon Haiyan

Jason Day
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Jason Day's grandmother, an uncle and six cousins perished in Typhoon Haiyan, his mother has revealed.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, November 17, 2013 | 5:39 p.m.

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