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Old Palm reopens course, unveils practice enhancements

Old Palm Golf Club
Courtesy of Old Palm Golf Club
All putting surfaces on the golf course, three regulation-length practice holes and Old Palm's locally famous 19th hole have been re-turfed with TifEagle Bermuda to provide faster green speeds and truer rolls.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, November 03, 2012 | 7:33 p.m.

Arron Oberholser thinks long putters provide advantage

Arron Oberholser
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"Guys I've talked to that have gone from conventional to anchoring say [it's] an advantage, especially [on] short putts," said PGA Tour player Arron Oberholser on Twitter.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, November 03, 2012 | 1:05 a.m.

McIlroy has signed with Nike Golf, according to one report

Rory McIlroy
Getty Images
Rory McIlroy has more than 200 million reasons to smile, if the stories about his Nike deal are correct.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 02, 2012 | 5:59 p.m.

PGA Professional combines new drivers with classic drives

River Place CC Classic Car contest and Golf Demo Day
River Place Country Club via Facebook
Club companies from Cobra to Wilson to Titleist participated in the River Place Country Club demo day, where they were paired with cool cars from several different decades.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, November 02, 2012 | 12:31 a.m.

Nike giving glimpses of new driver

Nike Golf driver
Nike Golf via Twitter
Nike Golf's new driver features a low-profile face and a rich, red paint job.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012 | 3:04 p.m.

Happy Halloween from your favorite golfers

David Toms and family
Davids Toms via Twitter
Who's that fine southern gentleman? Why, we do declare, it's 2001 PGA Championship winner David Toms and his fabulously attired family.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012 | 1:54 a.m.

Nike Golf intros Method Core Weighted putters

Nike Method Core Weighted putters
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The MC01 blade and MC11 mallet show the weights in the bottom of the clubheads of the Nike Method Core Weighted putters.

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | 8:56 a.m.

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.

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