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Linda Hartough paints 16th hole at Merion

16th hole at Merion
Courtesy of Linda Hartough
Linda Hartough's depiction of the 16th hole at Merion is the 24th painting in her annual U.S. Open series.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Rickie Fowler makes a splash, er, splatter, at Merion

Rickie Fowler paint-splattered gear from Cobra Puma
Courtesy of Cobra Golf
Rickie Fowler himself created the the paint-splattered pattern on these new limited-edition cap, belt and shoes from Cobra and Puma.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Nike Golf signs two young Chinese players to endorsement deals

Hao-Tong Li (left) and Xin-Jun Zhang
Courtesy of Nike Golf
Hao-Tong Li (left) and Xin-Jun Zhang will represent Nike golf in clubs, ball, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Special U.S. Open golf bags from Callaway and TaylorMade

TaylorMade and Callaway U.S. Open golf bags
Courtesy of Callaway and TaylorMade
The Callaway bag (right) has a few big and bold icons, while the TaylorMade bag (left) has a few more graphic elements.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Golf in Scotland is a $1.8 billion industry, says new study

Muirfield Golf Club clubhouse
Getty Images
The 2013 British Open at Muirfield will deliver a £70 million ($109 million) economic benefit to Scotland.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

2016 Olympic golf course site as seen from above

2016 Olympics golf course site
Getty Images
Several holes of the golf course to be built for the 2016 Olympics in Rio Janeiro will border the shore of Lake Marapendi – the long, skinny lake between the course and the barrier island.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Odyssey unveils USA-themed Versa #7 putter

Odyssey Versa USA-themed #7 putter
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
The bold alignment stripe behind the head of the Odyssey Versa USA #7 putter is blue.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Cobra releases Rickie Fowler-stamped limited-edition Tour Trusty wedge

Cobra Tour Trusty limited-edition wedge
Courtesy of Cobra Golf
Only 1,600 Tour Trusty wedges were made with Rickie Fowler’s famous #GoTime hashtag set off by his trademark orange paint fill.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Tiger Woods close to megadeal with Nike

Tiger Woods
Getty Images
Tiger Woods will be sporting the Nike "swoosh" for many years to come after he signs an anticipated new deal.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Anna Kournikova little brother Allan is a blossoming golf champion

Allan Kournikova
Allan Kournikova showed off his 2012 US Kids Golf European Championship trophy before he added the 2013 edition to his collection.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

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