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Golf courses damaged by Superstorm Sandy

Oak Hill
Nate Waldron, director of operations for the 2013 PGA Championship, posed with this fallen tree at Oak Hill in one of the more dramatic images of golf course damage from Sandy.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | 4:13 p.m.

Hartough paints Merion for 2013 U.S. Open

Merion GC, by Linda Hartough
Courtesy of Linda Hartough
The blaze of blooming scotch broom helped artist Linda Hartough decide to paint the 16th hole at Merion.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | 9:29 a.m.

Allen Edmonds adds to golf and casual shoe lines

Courtesy of Allen Edmonds
The First Cut golf shoes feature Allen Edmonds' new Spikeless Versatility (SLV) sole.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 29, 2012 | 10:23 p.m.

Villas at Grand Cypress undergoing comprehensive renovation

Courtesy of Grand Cypress Resort
The renovation work at the Villas at Grand Cypress Golf Resort will proceed one block of villas at a time.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Monday, October 29, 2012 | 10:01 a.m.

Augusta National cooking up clubhouse renovation

Augusta National clubhouse
Getty Images
Augusta National wants to tear down the kitchen area of its clubhouse and replace it with a large, two-story structure.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, October 28, 2012 | 1:04 p.m.

Casa de Campo offers fall-winter packages

Teeth of the Dog course at Casa de Campo
Courtesy of Casa de Campo
The spectacular Teeth of the Dog course at Case de Campo has been regarded as the best course in the Caribbean virtually since it opened.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, October 27, 2012 | 9:36 p.m.

Titleist teases prototype 712U utility irons

Titleist via Twitter
The 712U irons from Titleist will debut for tour staff, but could be rolled out to the public if the response is positive.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 8:27 p.m.

Callaway shows us 2013 X Forged irons

Callaway Golf 2013 X Forged irons
Callaway Golf via Twitter
The 2013 X Forged irons from Callaway Golf have a distinctive muscleback, while maintaining the "X" design as well.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 1:24 a.m.

IJP Design's new collection features styles classic and modern

IJP Design's autumn/winter 2012 collection
Courtesy of IJP Design
The Thunderbird shirt from IJP Design offers a unique color-blocked design, while the Diamond In The Rough sweater is a new take on the traditional Argyle outerwear.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | 7:11 p.m.

TaylorMade unveils RocketBladez irons to much fanfare

TaylorMade RocketBladez irons
Courtesy of TaylorMade
The TaylorMade RocketBladez (upper left) irons have more of a cavityback than the RocketBladez Tour models (upper right). The Speed Pocket, as shown in bottom view and side view, helps the face flex to provide more springiness upon impact.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 | 8:50 p.m.

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