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Ryder Cup captains scouting Presidents Cup

Jordan Spieth at the Presidents Cup
Getty Images
What's the deal with Jordan Spieth at the Presidents Cup? Both Ryder Cup captains want to know.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013 | 11:03 a.m.

A couple of cool commemorative clubs

Cleveland wedge, Odyssey putter
Cleveland Golf (l) and Mike Soroka (r)
The Cleveland wedge on the left was made for Keegan Bradley, the Odyssey putter on the right for Will Wilcox.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013 | 10:24 a.m.

Ping introduces S55 irons to replace popular S56 model

Ping S55 iron
Courtesy of Ping Golf
The Ping S55 irons feature a compact head made of 17-4 stainless steel head with tungsten toe weighting to help improve stability and a vertical stabilizing bar for distance control.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 | 10:37 a.m.

Jack Nicklaus unveils his own golf ball line, and ball-choosing philosophy

Jack Nicklaus golf balls
Courtesy of Nicklaus Golf
Jack Nicklaus designed his new line of golf balls to make it easy for golfers of every skill level to determine which ball is most appropriate for their game.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, September 30, 2013 | 10:27 p.m.

Bubba Watson has a Dawg Day afternoon at LSU-Georgia game

Bubba Watson and Georgia mascot Uga
Bubba Watson via Twitter
Bubba Watson got to hold Georgia mascot Uga during the LSU-Georgia game, but had to leave him at the stadium. He did, however, get a souvenir ball to take home.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, September 28, 2013 | 9:44 p.m.

Bubba Watson to be guest picker on ESPN College GameDay

Bubba Watson
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Bubba Watson, as a guest picker on ESPN's "College GameDay" this weekend, will trade in his golf balls for footballs.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 | 3:34 p.m.

Adams Golf rolls out New Idea Hybrid Irons for high-handicap players

Adams Golf New Idea Hybrid Irons
Courtesy of Adams Golf
Adams Golf's New Idea Hybrid Irons are designed to help mid- to high-handicap players by cutting slots around more of the clubheads to help increase face flex, even on mis-hit shots.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 10:09 p.m.

David Toms opens golf academy in hometown of Shreveport, La.

David Toms 265 Academy
Courtesy of the David Toms 265 Academy
The David Toms 265 Academy occupies 60 acres in the center of Shreveport.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 6:21 p.m.

Callaway unveils Apex 'forged performance' irons

Callaway Golf Apex irons
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The Callaway Apex irons are the first forged irons that provide the soft, responsive feel for which forged clubs are known, as well as extra distance, Callaway says.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | 7:59 p.m.

President Obama should play golf without being criticized, says former President Bush

President Obama
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President Obama is a frequent golfers, and former President Bush says, "I think he ought to play golf."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 | 11:03 p.m.

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