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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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 01, 2013 | 4:05 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 10:32 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 1:04 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 | 1:14 p.m.

Mizuno has an extended moment in the sun

Chris Wood
Getty Images
Chris Wood hit a Mizuno MP-69 6-iron 205 yards to within six feet of the final hole of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters en route to an eagle and a one-shot victory, his first triumph on the European Tour.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 28, 2013 | 2:11 p.m.

For Lydia Ko, money can wait

Lydia Ko
Getty Images
Lydia Ko said she was shocked when she realized how much money she could have pocketed last year, but says she still doesn't know when she'll turn pro.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 27, 2013 | 5:58 p.m.

Here's why Elin Nordegren tore down a mansion

Elin Nordegren's new mansion
Photo by Jeff Lichtenstein
Elin Nordegren's decision to tear down an old house and build a new one on its site was prompted by one fact unknown until now.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, January 26, 2013 | 9:07 p.m.

Luke Donald renews club deal with Mizuno

Luke Donald and caddie John McLaren
Getty Images
Luke Donald and caddie John McLaren will continue to handle Mizuno irons and wedges for the next several seasons.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 5:05 p.m.

NBC to televise Scottish Open live this summer

Johnny Miller and Dan Hicks
Getty Images
Johnny Miller and Dan Hicks will headline NBC's live coverage of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open this summer.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 2:39 p.m.

Mobile Warming outerwear takes the chill out of winter golf

Mobile Warming Gear golf outerwear
Courtesy of Mobile Warming Gear
The golf-specific vests and jackets from Mobile Warming Gear contain micro-alloy heating elements built into the back and chest area, which completely eliminate the need for extra layers of clothing while keeping muscles loose in all conditions.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | 1:35 a.m.

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