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TaylorMade rolls out SLDR 430 driver with smaller head

TaylorMade SLDR 430 driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The TaylorMade SLDR 430 driver incorporates the same innovative sliding weight mechanism as in the original SLDR 460, but in a smaller head preferred by better players.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 | 5:08 p.m.

Luke Donald shoots pucks at Chicago Blackhawks game

Luke Donald at Chicago Blackhawks game
Luke Donald via Twitter
Luke Donald studied the ice at the Chicago Blackhawks-Los Angeles Kings game before attempting to hit pucks through a cutout placed in the goal.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 16, 2013 | 11:57 p.m.

Jim Furyk dufners at Jacksonville Jaguars game

Jim Furyk at Jacksonville Jaguars game
via Players Championship Twitter feed
Jim Furyk and Jaxson de Ville 'dufnered' high above the Bills-Jaguars game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, December 15, 2013 | 4:02 p.m.

Odyssey unveils Metal-X Milled putters with advanced face milling

Odyssey Metal-X Milled putters
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
The Odyssey Metal-X Milled putters have a pattern milled into their face that increases the friction between the face and the ball.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 13, 2013 | 6:38 p.m.

Notah Begay-designed Sewailo Golf Club opens at Casino Del Sol Resort

Sewailo Golf Club opens at Casino Del Sol Resort
Courtesy of Sewailo Golf Club
The Sewailo Golf Club at Casino Del Sol Resort features large lakes, flowing streams, waterfalls and plush landscaping.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 | 7:06 p.m.

Lydia Ko signs with IMG Golf for management and marketing

Lydia Ko
Getty Images
Lydia Ko signed with IMG, joining a stable that also includes Paula Creamer, Michelle Wie, Jessica Korda and Beatriz Recari.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 | 5:57 p.m.

Theres Duck Dynasty golf balls, for goodness sakes

Duck Dynasty golf balls from Srixon
Courtesy of Srixon Golf
''Duck Dynasty'' golf balls, made and marketed by Srixon Golf, are Blaze Orange – just like hunting vests – and come festooned with the faces of some of your favorite cast members.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | 11:00 p.m.

Boo Weekley, after two family deaths, out of Franklin Templeton Shootout

Boo Weekley
Getty Images
Boo Weekley will stay home this week to be with his family after the deaths of two close relatives.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, December 09, 2013 | 10:22 p.m.

John Peterson practices on icy highway

John Peterson on I-20
John Peterson via Youtube
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, December 07, 2013 | 3:46 p.m.

Indoor facilities give northern colleges leg up in recruiting

Northwestern University indoor golf facility
Courtesy of Northwestern University
Northwestern University Coach Pat Goss says that working indoors in the winter is ''our best chance, as coaches, to make our guys different, better players.''
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, December 06, 2013 | 7:35 p.m.

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