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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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 | 11:30 p.m.

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

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 | 9:09 p.m.

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."

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 | 10:22 a.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 08, 2013 | 3:35 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 07, 2013 | 9:49 p.m.

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.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, January 07, 2013 | 5:32 p.m.

How many clubs are tour players using?

Golf bags at the Players Championship
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The golf bags at pro tour events are stocked with a wide variety of golf club brands.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 06, 2013 | 11:11 p.m.

Monty would be nuts to return as Ryder Cup captain, says Harrington

Colin Montogmerie and Padraig Harrington
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Colin Montgomerie's stellar Ryder Cup reputation could be tarnished if he were to lose as captain in 2014, says Padraig Harrington.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, January 06, 2013 | 1:16 a.m.

Callaway X Hot and X Hot Pro drivers promote consistency and distance

Callaway X Hot driver
Courtesy of Callaway Golf
In its new X Hot drivers, Callaway is able to boost ball speed without sacrificing optimum trajectory.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 03, 2013 | 10:08 p.m.

Rory McIlroy might skip 2016 Olympics

Rory McIlroy
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Rory McIlroy knows that hard feelings are likely to result no matter which flag he chose to play under in the Olympics.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 03, 2013 | 11:34 a.m.

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