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PGA President Ted Bishop inducted into Indiana Golf Hall of Fame

Paul Levy, Darrell Crall, Ted Bishop, Derek Sprague, Pete Bevaqua
The PGA of America
PGA President Ted Bishop (center) is joined by the PGA leadership after being inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday night in Indianapolis.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | 7:49 p.m.

Nike Lunar Embellish womens golf shoes are lightweight and customizable

Nike Lunar Embellish women's golf shoes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The Nike Lunar Embellish women's golf shoes come with a variety of Interchangeable saddle wraps to allow golfers to match their shoes with their outfits.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | 5:32 p.m.

SLDR fairway woods and rescue clubs join TaylorMade line

TaylorMade SLDR fairway wood and rescue club
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The new TaylorMade SLDR fairway woods and rescue clubs share the SLDR driver's Loft-Sleeve technology, which allows golfers to adjust the loft, as well as its gray and silver color palette.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 21, 2013 | 6:59 p.m.

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

Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 12:37 a.m.

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

Published: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | 11:41 p.m.

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

Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | 11:45 p.m.

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

Published: Monday, October 14, 2013 | 11:45 p.m.

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

Published: Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 1:16 p.m.

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

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 6:26 p.m.

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

Published: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 | 6:16 p.m.

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