News for Wednesday, January 23, 2013


News 2013 January 23


PHOTOS: 2013 Demo Day (Instagram)

A look at Demo Day through the eyes of Instagram.

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Little One pushes improved accuracy

Little One was born from grinding down the head of a 7-iron into a miniature iron head (37-degree loft). The idea of the club is to improve accuracy by forcing players to hit the ideal spot on the clubface.

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Mickelson: 'Insensitive' to talk about taxes publicly

Give Phil Mickelson credit for his creativity. He obviously put some thought into his first public comments since he caused a small uproar over taxes.

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Mickelson recovers from his 'drastic moves' flop

Apparently Phil Mickelson realized there many less fortunate than he, apologizing Wednesday for the second day in a row he said his public remarks were insensitive to “people who do not have jobs or live paycheck to paycheck.”

PHOTOS: 2013 Demo Day at Orange Co. National

A look at the festivities around Orange County National for the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show.

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Torrey Pines start first of Fox's U.S. Am exemptions

Steven Fox earned a sponsor exemption into the Farmer's Insurance Open courtesy of his victory at the U.S. Amateur. Fox said he just wants to make contact on the first tee.

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Yamaha introduces first EFI golf cart

Smoother acceleration, better cold starts, a quieter ride and a greener footprint on the golf course are just some of the advantages of Yamaha’s new Electronic Fuel Injection golf carts.

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Finchem talks anchoring ban at Tour players meeting

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem addressed the media Wednesday morning to discuss the previous night’s players meeting and the Tour’s reaction to the proposed anchoring ban.

Compact Clicgear push carts travel well

At the Clicgear booth, push carts go from upright and golf-bag ready to small and compact in seconds.

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Proadvanced nets come in all shapes and sizes

The Proadvanced practice nets come in all shapes and sizes for each and every part of your game.

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SNAG system expands with glow-in-the-dark game

With oversized clubs, velcro tubes and balls, Starting New At Golf is a first-touch learning system designed at growing the game.

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Firecracker Tees designed to improve accuracy

The Kiwi Golf Firecracker Tee was on display Wednesday at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show Demo Day at Orange County National.

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Santos takes 1-shot lead at Qatar Masters

Ricardo Santos of Portugal had five birdies on his back nine to finish with a 7-under 65 Wednesday in the opening round of the Qatar Masters, taking a one shot lead over Anthony Wall and Peter Whiteford.

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Torrey Pines: Our staff weighs in with predictions

Tiger returns to the site of six of his PGA Tour victories, while the red-hot Charles Howell III will look to pick up that elusive win, while FedEx Cup champ Brandt Snedeker is primed to defend his title.