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Nike introduces Lunar Clayton golf shoe for 2014

Nike Golf shoes, Lunar Clayton: Introduces new golf shoes for 2014

Nike Golf introduced the Lunar Clayton golf shoe on Dec. 10, which celebrates the heritage and history of golf while proving golfers with comfort, fit and a shoe to wear on and off the course.

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Camelback's Ambiente: Out with old, in with bold

Camelback Golf Club's new Ambiente course invokes the elevations and textures of a high-desert feel, with indigenous grasses – its forgettable predecessor falling into the past.

Camelback Golf Club's new Ambiente course invokes the elevations and textures of a high-desert feel, with indigenous grasses – its forgettable predecessor falling into the past.

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ECCO golf signs Ernie Els

ECCO golf, Ernie Els, golf shoes: ECCO golf signs the four-time major champion

ECCO golf has announced the signing of four-time major champion Ernie Els, who will wear the hybrid golf shoes and show the company logo on his headwear.

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Norman: "I probably would have beat" Tiger

Greg Norman, Tiger Woods: Norman says in recent interview that he would have beat Tiger Woods

Greg Norman is never one to shy away from an interview and he certainly let it spill in a recent interview with Golf Magazine. Norman said he would be able to beat Snead, Hogan, Woods and Mickelson.

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5 Things: Closer look at Web.com Tour Q-School

5 Things: Closer look at those playing in Web.com Tour Q-School

The final stage of Web.com Tour Q-School begins Thursday at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif. Here are 5 Things you need to know before play begins.

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Long-drive legends: Dempsey adds melodic voice to long drives

Long-drive legends: Dempsey adds melodic voice to long drives

Pat Dempsey is a prominent example of someone who discovered golf later in life. Dempsey, 56, of Sunland, Calif., came into the game at age 39 and quickly became involved as a spokesman, advocate and businessman.

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Quick Read: Nelson Mandela Championship

Quick Read: Nelson Mandela Championship

Here are some top facts and figures from this week's Nelson Mandela Championship in Durban, South Africa, co-sponsored by the European and Sunshine tours.

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Nelson Mandela Championship: Tee times, rounds 1-2

Nelson Mandela Championship: Tee times, rounds 1-2

Defending champion Scott Jamieson of Scotland tees off in the late wave Wednesday as tee times at the Nelson Mandela Championship changed to avoid conflict with a state funeral for its namesake.

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Women's golf coaches name UW's Mulflur to Hall

Women's golf coaches name UW's Mary Lou Mulflur to Hall

Washington women's golf coach Mary Lou Mulflur joins her mentor, Edean Ihlanfeldt, in the Women's Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

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Quick Read: PNC Father/Son Challenge

Quick Read: PNC Father/Son Challenge

Here are some top facts and figures from this week's PNC Father/Son Challenge in Orlando, featuring several top PGA Tour and Champions Tour players.

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Franklin Templeton Shootout: Tee times, first round

Franklin Templeton Shootout: Tee times, first round

2012 winners Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair begin their title defense of the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Friday -- here are complete tee times, pairings and teams.

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Quick Read: Franklin Templeton Shootout

Quick Read: Franklin Templeton Shootout 2013

Here are some top facts and figures from this week's Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Fla., featuring several top PGA Tour players including Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker.

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In this issue: Dec. 13-20, 2013

In this issue: Dec. 13-20, 2013

Inside the Dec. 13-20, 2013 issue of Golfweek.

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Woods employs new Nike driver at World Challenge

Tiger Woods employs new Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Tour driver during World Challenge

Tiger Woods switched into a Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Tour driver -- and also went from a 73-gram Mitsubishi Diamana White Board to a 103-gram Blue Board.

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Johnson’s V-Grind Vokey wedge steals show

Zach Johnson’s V-Grind Titleist Vokey wedge steals show

Zach Johnson added Titleist 714 AP2 irons to his bag last week, but his 60-degree Vokey Design Hand Ground 60-V wedge stole the show as he holed out to force a playoff that he won against Tiger Woods.

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Family deaths prompt Weekley to WD

Family deaths prompt Boo Weekley to WD from Franklin Templeton Shootout

His grandfather and his uncle having passed away during the last two weeks, Boo Weekley withdrew from the Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Fla.