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Cleveland 588 Altitude irons made to fly high

Cleveland 588 Altitude iron
Courtesy of Cleveland Golf
The heads of Cleveland Golf's 588 Altitude irons contain internal weights that create a lower, deeper Center of Gravity to improve both forgiveness and a higher ball flight.

Phil Effect boosts Callaway to record driver sales

Phil Mickelson and his Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme driver
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Phil Mickelson enjoyed a record-setting victory in his first week using a Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme driver.

Nike Golf re-signs David Duval

David Duval
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Nike Golf has re-signed David Duval, who used Nike gear during the most successful portion of his career.

Mizuno MP-T4 wedges made for soft feel and high-spin shotmaking

Mizuno MP-T4 wedge
Courtesy of Mizuno Golf
The MP-T4 wedges were engineered to enhance playability and turf interaction, as is evident by their new sole design, which provides more toe and heel relief.

Titleist 913 drivers boast playability and forgiveness

Titleist 913D2 and 913D3 drivers
Courtesy of Titleist
The 913D2 driver (l) features a 460cc full-pear shaped head with a slight draw bias, while the 913D3 has a slightly smaller 445cc classic pear shape that is forgiving with no flight bias.

Unexploded World War II shell might be buried under golf course

Royal Sydney Golf Club
Don't take too deep a divot at Royal Sydney, say two historians, because a bomb might be buried under there.

Phil Mickelson credits new Callaway driver in his 60 at Phoenix

Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme driver
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
Callaway debuted the RAZR Fit Xtreme driver in late November, billing it as the longest fully adjustable driver the company has ever measured.

Titleist CEO advocates keeping golf equipment rules unified

Wally Uihlein
Titleist CEO Wally Uihlein believes that adopting different equipment rules for professionals and amateurs wouldn't help grow the game.

TaylorMade chief urges golf to ignore USGA

TaylorMade Golf CEO Mark King
TaylorMade CEO Mark King believes that actions like the proposed anchoring ban will hurt golf, and that golf's governing bodies run the risk of becoming irrelevant if they continue to pursue them.

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