TaylorMade hires longtime club designer Clay Long

TaylorMade Golf hired longtime club designer Clay Long, who will concentrate on the development of wedges and putters.

TaylorMade updates counterbalanced putters

TaylorMade has updated three counterbalanced putters -- the Daddy Long Legs, Spider Blade and Spider Mallet -- using feedback from PGA Tour staffers such as Sergio Garcia and Jason Day.

TaylorMade Ghost Spider Si putter

The newest member of TaylorMade's Ghost Spider family of putters – the white-headed Ghost Spider Si mallet – is a high MOI (moment of inertia) putter with a counter-balanced grip.

Toy Box: Walker's driver formula: Titleist + Aldila

Jimmy Walker recently took half an inch off his driver to tighten his dispersion; also a look at other driver shafts in wins last week, as well as a couple of putter notes and more in our Toy Box.

TaylorMade Ghost Tour putters

TaylorMade's latest additions to the Ghost Tour putter family feature a new face-insert material – including aluminum – designed to provide a crisp feel.

Toy Box: Garcia uses new Ghost Tour putter

At the Deutsche Bank Championship, Sergio Garcia used for the first time the Ghost Tour Maranello 81, a heel-shafted mallet.

Short shots: Club switches, gear for 59s, more

A Canadian changed putters for his homeland's open; a driver has won over two converts; some recent 59 shooters have some common equipment; and more in our Toy Box short shots.

Then carries TaylorMade in U.S. Girls' Junior win

Gabriella Then, who captured the U.S. Girls’ Junior on July 27 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., used several TaylorMade clubs in her victory.

Toy Box: Short shots, by the numbers for July 23

Some iron shafts are racking up major wins, Sergio Garcia has a putter first and we break down the numbers for the equipment of choice at the 2013 British Open.

Toy Box: Rookie Ernst wins with Ping

Derek Ernst, the rookie winner of the Wells Fargo Championship, had 14 Ping clubs in his bag. He followed fellow Ping staff player Billy Horschel, who won a week earlier in New Orleans.

Toy Box: Horschel wields Pings for first Tour victory

After earning three consecutive top-10 finishes leading to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Billy Horschel finally broke through and won his first PGA Tour event.

Winner's Circle: April 22-28, 2013

Take a look inside the winners' bags from this past week on the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, European Tour and LPGA Tour.

Toy Box: McDowell back in the winner’s circle

Ending nearly a three-year drought on the PGA Tour, Graeme McDowell earned a victory at the RBC Heritage, blending different Cleveland long irons to better manage windy conditions at Hilton Head.

Winner's Circle: April 15-21, 2013

Take a look inside the winners' bags from this past week on the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, European Tour and LPGA.

Winner's Circle: April 8-14, 2013

Winner's Circle: April 8-14, 2013

Toy Box: At Valero, Laird goes long and straight

At the Valero Texas Open, champion Martin Laird used a TaylorMade RocketBallz Stage 2 driver to earn the coveted weekly double – top 20 in driving distance (20th) and driving accuracy (tied for 8th).

Winner's Circle: April 8, 2013

Winner's Circle: April 8, 2013

Winner's Bag: Martin Laird

A look inside the bag of 2013 Valero Texas Open winner Martin Laird.

Toy Box: Oldies but goodies work well for Points

There is a lesson to be learned from D.A. Points, champion of the Shell Houston Open: Play with clubs that inspire confidence, even if those clubs are old.

PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Shell Houston Open

Check out images from our David Dusek from the range at the Shell Houston Open.