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New course key to Iceland city's rebound

Site of the Siglufjordur Golf Club
The Siglufjordur Golf Club will be built just below the Arctic Circle on Iceland's north coast.

Louis Oosthuizen can dig his new prize

Louis Oosthuizen at the Volvo Golf Champions
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Louis Oosthuizen escaped from a greenside bunker to win a pro-am prize that he can use to dig his own bunkers.

Nicolas Colsaerts' first drive is the deepest

Nicolas Colsaerts' 403-yard drive
Jamie Howarth via Twitter
The TV graphic showed just how big Nicolas Colsaerts' drive on the third hole Thursday was. The numbers on the screen are listed in meters.

Ryo Ishikawa signs with Callaway Golf

Ryo Ishikawa
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
New Callaway staff professional Ryo Ishikawa was the youngest player ever to break into the top 100, and then the youngest to break into the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

An anchor without the anchor?

Vijay Singh's putting stroke
Alex Miceli via Twitter
Vijay Singh is working on a new putting grip that maintains a pendulum putting stroke without actually being anchored to his body, says Alex Miceli of the Golf Channel.

Most exciting storylines of 2013

Keegan Bradley and Dustin Johnson
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Where do Keegan Bradley and Dustin Johnson fit in Dan Talintyre's forecast of the year's best storylines? Check out his piece to find out

A look at golf equipment's future from someone who knows

True Temper shafts
Courtesy of True Temper
Shaftmaker True Temper CEO Scott Hennessy says people tend to buy more drivers and putters because they're always looking for "some magic in their hands."

Final piece of Nike puzzle in place for Rory McIlroy?

Nike Golf silhouettes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
Since Nike Golf tweeted this teaser on Dec. 31, Nike Golf has announced the signings of Kyle Stanley (far left), Nick Watney (second left), Seung-yul Noh (second from right) and Thorbjorn Olesen (far right). The middle spot likely belongs to Rory McIlroy.

With Odyssey Versa putters, it's all black and white

Odyssey Versa putters
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
Thick black and white stripes run laterally down the heads of the new Odyssey Versa putters to make alignment easier.

Happy 30th birthday, Natalie Gulbis

Natalie Gulbis and her cousin at Disneyland
Natalie Gulbis via Twitter
Natalie Gulbis took to Twitter on Monday to show us a shot of her 30th birthday visit to Disneyland with her cousin.

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