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Justin Rose US Open victory boosts golf sales in England

Justin Rose at the airport
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Justin Rose and his U.S. Open trophy returned to England on Monday to the news that his victory has sparked the sale of golf equipment.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 | 11:39 p.m.

Callaway FT Optiforce drivers enhance aerodynamics and adjustability

Callaway FT Optiforce driver and fairway wood
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The lightweight 440cc FT Optiforce driver (left) produces a boring trajectory, while the fairway woods (right) create a higher ball flight similar to that of the RAZR Fit Xtreme fairway woods.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 01, 2013 | 11:49 p.m.

A Perry-Perry good Sunday for Kenny Perry and son

Justin Perry's scorecard
Justin Perry via Twitter
The scoreboard at Olde Stone told the tale of Justin Perry's big victory on Sunday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, June 30, 2013 | 11:49 p.m.

Jessica Korda fires caddie mid-round, hires boyfriend

Jessica Korda and Johnny DelPrete at the U.S. Women's Open
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Jessica Korda and her boyfriend-turned-caddie traded a high-five after he took over for her regular caddie on Saturday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, June 29, 2013 | 8:04 p.m.

Bob Vokey approves of Rob Labritz's walkoff wedge shot

Bob Vokey and Rob Labritz
Vokey Wedges via Twitter
Wedge designer Bob Vokey (l) and PGA Professional Rob Labritz worked on Labritz's wedges a few months before Labritz used one of them to earn a spot in the PGA Championship in very dramatic fashion.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 | 11:40 p.m.

Titleist gives first look at 714 series of irons

Titleist 714 Series of irons
Courtesy of Titleist
The four models that will make up the 714 Series of irons are now undergoing what Titleist calls the "performance validation process" before being released to the retail market for the 2014 golf season.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 | 6:38 p.m.

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 wedges new from grooves to sole

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 wedges
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The Callaway Mack Daddy 2 wedges feature a rough face and aggressive grooves, and come in either a shiny or smoky finish.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 9:22 p.m.

Play with a Patriot Sweepstakes to benefit Folds of Honor

Folds of Honor
The Play with a Patriot Sweepstakes will benefit the spouses and children of soldiers killed or disabled in service to our country.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 | 5:48 p.m.

PGA of America President Ted Bishop issues update on anchoring ban status

Ted Bishop
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
PGA of America President Ted Bishop said Monday that The PGA will continue to confer with the PGA Tour on the status of the anchor ban.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 | 6:44 p.m.

Bernard Hunt, longtime Ryder Cup figure, dies at 83

1973 Great Britain Ryder Cup team
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Bernard Hunt, far right, captained the 1973 Great Britain Ryder Cup, which played the United States tight before finally succumbing.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 | 2:38 a.m.

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