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TaylorMade unveils SLDR driver that adjusts easily

TaylorMade SLDR driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The SLDR driver from TaylorMade gets its name from the sliding weight on the sole.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2013 | 1:33 a.m.

Ian Poulter retires Ryder Cup-winning putter

Ian Poulter at the 2012 Ryder Cup
Getty Images
The Odyssey White Hot XG #7 putter that Ian Poulter used to such great effect at the 2012 Ryder Cup is headed for Poulter's trophy case.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 08, 2013 | 9:35 p.m.

TaylorMade offers replicas of Justin Rose U.S. Open-winning putter

TaylorMade Justin Rose Ghost spider Blade putter
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The limited-edition replicas of Justin Rose's Ghost Spider Blade putter include Rose's personal logo on the bottom and a red and yellow grip up top.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, July 08, 2013 | 1:50 p.m.

Dwight Howard is a big golfer

Dwight Howard and his golf bag
Charlie Kautz via Twitter (l), adidas Golf (r)
Dwight Howard hits the course with a set of TaylorMade clubs that are two inches longer than most everyone else's.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 06, 2013 | 8:34 p.m.

Titleist introduces Scotty Cameron Futura X mallet

Titleist Scotty Cameron Futura X mallet
Courtesy of Titleist
The Futura X mallet from Scotty Cameron combines a rear balance bar with deep heel-toe weights plus perimeter weighting under the face for balance and stability throughout the stroke.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 05, 2013 | 5:40 p.m.

True Temper, a true American golf treasure

True Temper golf shaft drawing
Project X Golf via Tiwtter
The Project X division of True Temper took to Twitter last week to show us this drawing of a True Temper shaft from 1941 -- about the time Byron Nelson began playing True Temper shafts.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 04, 2013 | 7:38 p.m.

Nike Golf debuts Free-inspired FI Impact shoes

Nike Golf FI Impact golf shoes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The women's Nike FI Impact golf shoe (l) was created with input from Suzann Pettersen, while the men's version (r) utilizes the Nike Dynamic Fit system for extra support.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, July 03, 2013 | 3:31 p.m.

Justin Rose US Open victory boosts golf sales in England

Justin Rose at the airport
Getty Images
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.

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