News for Thursday, January 27, 2011


News 2011 January 27


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Tiger starts year with 69, trails by 5 strokes

Tiger shoots 69 in opener

Tiger Woods began his new season with no bogeys, no birdies on the par 5s and no drama. And he trails by 5 shots in San Diego.

Dawgs Crossovers solution for sore feet

has a solution to prevent sore "dogs" on the golf course.

Brothers Steve and Barry Mann grew up on a farm in Canada growing wheat and grain. After days on the farm with their “dogs” (feet) barking they came up with a heck of an idea – create a shoe that won’t make your back hurt when walking or standing all day. Steve, President and CEO, now works with his brother on a daily basis trying to spread the word on Dawgs.

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5 things: Tiger kicks off 2011 season at Torrey

Woods starts 2011 season

Sean Martin takes a look at the five things you need to know from Tiger's first competitive round of 2011.

The sweet song of Branford

says Grammy winner Branford Marsalis was on the floor at the PGA Merchandise Show.

One thing that never amazes me is how golf touches so many people in so many different professions across this life. Visitors to the PGA Show were greeted by some sweet notes played by world-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis, who is a self-proclaimed golf nut.

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Kuchar enjoys opening of PGA Show week

caught up with 2010 Vardon Trophy winner Matt Kuchar at the PGA Show.

When he was a high school golfer living just outside Orlando, Matt Kuchar used to join his dad, Peter, borrow some badges from the pro at his club, and visit the PGA Merchandise Show, just a kid walking through hallways filled with golf toys.

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PGA will take its show on the road – to China

says the PGA Merchandise Show will expand into China later this year.

Greg Norman and Hank Haney are witnessing China's golf boom first-hand. But will China's golf industry learn from mistakes made by the West? The mammoth PGA Merchandise Show will expand to Beijing and Guangzhou later this year.

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Crowds flock to PGA Merchandise Show

PGA Merchandise Show

Crowds and exhibitors flocked to Orange County Convention Center Thursday for the PGA Merchandise Show. Golfweek was there.

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Edfors (64) leads by 2 at Volvo Champions

Johan Edfors has shot an 8-under 64 in the first round of the Volvo Golf Champions, giving him a two-stroke lead in the European Tour’s debut in Bahrain.

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Video blog: Day 1 at PGA Merchandise Show

Day 1 at PGA Show navigated through the jam-packed Orange County Convention Center to chronicle the day’s events. Click here for our exclusive video blog.

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Fashion Q&A: Catwalk Performance Artwear

Catwalk Performance Artwear

As we kick off our 2011 PGA Merchandise Show coverage, we wanted to start with a bang, so we tracked down Canadian designers, Lauren Demerling and Sima Anvari, to give us an inside look at Catwalk Performance Artwear's new look.

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Get Golf Ready revamps growth strategy

Get Golf Ready changes

With fully engaged facilities far fewer than projected, Get Golf Ready leaders are preaching a new mantra for their initiative: Quality over quantity.