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State of golf industry better, with room for improvement

Golf bags on carts
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The sale of golf equipment is improving, but hasn't yet returned to pro-recession levels.

Twin wins for brand-new Titleist balls

Steve Elkington's new Titleist golf balls
Steve Elkington via Twitter
‏"Titleist has 2 new balls out for next year.... I'm going to test them tomorrow," said Steve Elkington on Twitter, showing us the new Pro V1 and Pro V1x models.

Hand-to-hand combat between Poulter and Scott?

Ian Poulter and Adam Scott at the Australian Masters
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Ian Poulter and Adam Scott were speaking a unique kind of sign language at the Australian Masters on Saturday.

Rounds played way up in 2012

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Much more golf was played in the northeastern quadrant of the United States this year.

Baby, you can't drive my cart

Belen Mozo
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No doubt, Belen Mozo will be more careful in her choice of transportation on Saturday.

Perfect timing for Cleveland 588 RTX CB wedges

Cleveland Golf 588 RTX CB wedge
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The faces of the new Cleveland 588 RTX CB wedges feature a unique direction milling pattern that helps increase the spin imparted on balls, especially on open-face shots.

Graeme McDowell says anchored putters perform better under pressure

Graeme McDowell
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Some golf officials believe that the long putter "takes one extraneous movement out of the putting stroke," says Graeme McDowell.

Callaway Golf unveils RAZR Fit Xtreme driver

Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme driver
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
The OptiFit Hosel adjusts the face angle to Open, Square or Closed positions, while the OptiFit Weights shift the clubhead's Center of Gravity to promote noticeable Draw or Neutral ball flights.

Golf isn't over til we say it's over

Matt Kuchar at the UBS Hong Kong Open
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Matt Kuchar launched a ball out over the Hong Kong skyline as part of his warm-up for the UBS Hong Kong Open.

Support the military through golf

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Patriot Golf Day has evolved into a multi-day fundraising effort nationwide every Labor Day weekend.

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