News for Wednesday, March 14, 2012



In this issue: March 16, 2012

Inside the March 16, 2012 issue of Golfweek

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Transitions pairs twentysomething stars

It's youth week at Transitions as twentysomethings Bud Cauley, Ryo Ishikawa and Tom Lewis will be paired in the first two rounds.

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Wrist surgery will shelve Goydos till summer

Paul Goydos, a two-time PGA Tour winner, will miss 10-15 weeks after surgery on his left wrist Monday in California.

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Variety abounds in choosing your grips

Grip Month: It is often said the grip is the only part of the golf club actually touched by golfers. Consequently, feeling comfortable with a grip is crucial. This is accomplished by finding the proper size and style of grip.

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Hate To Be Rude: Golf is ushering in its future

Like Hogan-to-Palmer and then Palmer-to-Nicklaus and then Nicklaus-to-Woods, this appears to be a convergence of eras as Woods-to-McIlroy ushers golf into its future.

Pure P2 Wrap grip

The P2 Wrap is Pure’s tackiest grip. For 2012, the company has unveiled an eye-catching collection of colors and is emphasizing its efforts at grip customization with names and logos.

Lamkin R.E.L. 3GEN grip

Named after the patriarch of the Lamkin grip family, Robert E. Lamkin, the R.E.L. 3GEN grip is all about feel -- made of an advanced synthetic rubber designed to minimize vibration at impact.

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Golf Pride Z-Grip Cord golf grip

Golf Pride calls the Z-Grip an “aggressive” grip because of its material and pattern. It is a firm cord grip with lots of cord – a throwback to the glory days of all-weather grips.

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Winn Dri-Tac golf grip

Winn says its Dri-Tac is its tackiest grip and reflects a simple mission statement: Combine comfortable feel with non-slip performance in all types of weather.