Stories by David
PGA Tour podcast: Previewing the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale
The Super Bowl isn’t the only big event this week in the Valley of the Sun. Golfweek senior writer Adam Schupak joins colleague David Dusek for a preview.
Callaway Mack Daddy PM-Grind wedge
With a high toe and unique groove configuration, Callaway’s latest sand and lob wedges are designed to create magic around the greens.
Michelle Wie using all-yellow Nike driver and ball
Defending U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie is always easy to spot, but with an all-yellow Nike Vapor Speed driver and RZN Black Volt ball, she'll really stand out.
PODCAST: Previewing the LPGA season and Coates Championship
As the 2015 LPGA season gets underway Jan. 28 at the Coates Golf Championship, Beth Ann Nichols lays out the key players and storylines for the season.
Winner's bag: Bill Haas at the PGA Tour's Humana Challenge
See a complete list of the clubs that Bill Haas used to win the 2015 Humana Challenge.
Bridgestone's 2015 e-Series Golf Balls
Bridgestone has updated the e-Series golf balls with a new cover pattern to make them more stable in the wind and longer off the tee.
Titleist Pro V1 Pro V1x best new golf balls
Titleist released the latest Pro V1 and Pro V1x balls at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show. Get the inside story and discover what changes have been made.
Winner's bag: Jimmy Walker at the PGA Tour's Sony Open
Here’s a complete list of the clubs that Jimmy Walker used to win the 2015 Sony Open in Hawaii.
Rory McIlroy using new Nike Engage wedge in Abu Dhabi
This week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Rory McIlroy is using a new Nike wedge, a 59-degree Engage Dual Sole wedge.
PODCAST: Previewing the Sony Open in Hawaii
David Dusek caught up with Alex Miceli at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu to preview the upcoming Sony Open. Dusek and Miceli discuss defending champion Jimmy Walker, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and who else might have a shot at winning the Sony title.
Callaway XR Fairway Woods designed for tee and fairway use
Callaway believes it has addressed the needs of any player thanks to an updated face and repositioned center of gravity in the new XR fairway wood line.
Callaway introduces XR Drivers for increased speed and distance
Callaway’s slogan for the new XR and XR Pro drivers is “The Relentless Pursuit of Speed.” The pursuit is aimed at helping golfers generate more clubhead speed, which should translate to more ball speed and more distance off the tee.
Callaway introduces XR and XR Pro Irons for improved ball speed and distance
Callaway developed the new XR and XR Pro irons for players who are looking for more ball speed and distance, and the company thinks it achieved its goals by utilizing a few technologies that have been successful in woods and hybrids.
Q&A: Kevin Stadler goes lefty with his putter
Kevin Stadler, who withdrew from the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions last week because of a wrist injury, has a new (left-handed) plan for his putting.
PODCAST: Golfweek PostGame podcast from the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua
Senior writer Jeff Babineau was at Kapalua for the conclusion of the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions. He talks with David Dusek about underrated (and underappreciated) Patrick Reed, and how Jimmy Walker let victory slip away.
Winner's bag: Patrick Reed, Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Here is a complete list of the clubs Patrick Reed used to win the 2015 Hyundai Tournament of Champions on the PGA Tour.
Ping introduces Cadence TR Putters line to match your stroke and tempo
Ping’s newest putters, the Cadence TR line, match your stroke type and your tempo.
Unique grooves, sole options make Ping’s Glide wedges versatile
Unique grooves, a special grip and three sole options make Ping’s Glide wedges versatile.
Trailer Talk: The Golfweek Toy Box Podcast
Ping’s Matt Rollins talks about Billy Herschel changing gear after winning FedEx Cup, challenge of getting golf clubs to Angel Cabrera in Argentina, and why Hunter Mahan really wants to play well on Friday and Saturday.
Bettinardi Golf releases limited edition Hawaiian putters
Bettinardi Golf has released a limited number of Special Edition BB Zero Big Kahuna Aloha DASS putters.
Odyssey introduces Works line of putters
Odyssey's new Works line of putters combines as many of the company’s key technologies as possible.
Bridgestone J715 Driver marks company's return to the American driver market
Bridgestone returns to the U.S. driver market with a club that features a classic look in the address position and several unique features to enhance performance.
Paula Creamer signs contract extension with TaylorMade
Paula Creamer has signed a contract extension with TaylorMade, the company announced Tuesday.
PODCAST: Previewing the PGA Tour's Hyundai TOC
David Dusek talks through the Hyundai Tournament of Champions field with fellow senior writer Jeff Babineau, on the ground in Hawaii for the first PGA Tour start of the 2015 calendar year.
Callaway introduces Big Bertha Alpha 815 Hybrids
With the release of its Big Bertha Alpha 815 hybrids, Callaway took dead aim at better players who want the forgiveness hybrids can provide but who prefer a lower, more penetrating ball flight.
Callaway introduces Big Bertha Alpha 815 Fairway Woods
To protect ball speed on off-center hits and increase forgiveness, Callaway gave the Big Bertha Alpha 815 fairway woods an updated, lightweight stainless steel face.
Dusek reflects on the rise of Rory, '14 Ryder Cup
As a part of Golfweek's My Year in Golf series, David Dusek reflects on the rise of Rory McIlroy and the 2014 Ryder Cup, among other topics
TomTom releases new GPS golf watch, TomTom Golfer
TomTom, which has made GPS-based software for navigation and mapping products for several years, has just released a golf watch with a graphic interface.
Cindy Davis named to Buffalo Wild Wings board of directors
Cindy Davis, who retired from her job as president of Nike Golf in October, was named Nov. 26 to the board of directors of Buffalo Wild Wings, a popular sports-themed restaurant chain.
Bettinardi Golf: The boutique putter-maker is back in the wedge world
Bettinardi Golf, a company synonymous with high-end milled putters, is venturing off the shortest grass and back into the rough with a new line of wedges.
Winner's bag: Jordan Spieth, Hero World Challenge
Here is a list of the clubs Jordan Spieth used to win the 2014 Hero World Challenge.
Keegan Bradley switches to counterbalanced Scotty Cameron putter at Hero World Challenge
Keegan Bradley switches from his usual Odyssey Sabertooth belly putter to a counterbalanced Scotty Cameron Futura X5 Dual Balance putter at the Hero World Challenge.
Winner's bag: Jordan Spieth, 2014 Emirates Australian Open
Here is a complete list of the clubs Jordan Spieth used to win the 2014 Emirates Australian Open.
Winner's bag: Charley Hoffman, OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Here is a complete list of the clubs Charley Hoffman used to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Ben Sharpe leads calculated changes at TaylorMade
As the new CEO of TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, Ben Sharpe is leading a series of changes for the equipment company.
Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 Irons
Tungsten in the sole of this classic-looking iron produces shots that land softer for accomplished players.
Cleveland CG Black driver
The lightest driver on the market enhances, and preserves, ball speed for slower-swinging players.
Winner's bag: Bubba Watson, HSBC Champions
Here is a complete list of the clubs Bubba Watson used to win the 2014 HSBC Champions.
Daric Ashford named president of Nike Golf
Nike announced on Friday that Daric Ashford has been named president of Nike Golf effective immediately.
Winner's bag: Ryan Moore, CIMB Classic
A complete list of the clubs Ryan Moore used to win the 2014 CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
Mickelson extends partnership with Callaway Golf
Phil Mickelson has a plaque with his name on it in the World Golf Hall of Fame and his name on a new endorsement contract with Callaway Golf.
Nike releases the Vapor Pro Blades, Pro Combo and Speed irons
With Tiger, Rory and Jimmy Fallon on stage, the company releases the Vapor Pro Blades, Pro Combo and Speed irons.
Nike blends wood-like long irons and pocket-cavity short irons
Nike blends wood-like long irons and pocket-cavity short irons for players seeking distance and forgiveness.
By replicating Tiger Woods’ irons, Nike looks to modernize the muscle back blade.
By replicating Tiger Woods’ irons, Nike looks to modernize the muscle back blade.
Winner's Bag: Robert Streb, McGladrey Classic on PGA Tour
Here are the clubs Robert Streb brought to Sea Island for his McGladrey Classic victory on the PGA Tour.
Ian Poulter uses Twitter to unveil switch to Titleist
Ian Poulter has announced a new equipment allegiance. Days after splitting with Cobra-Puma Golf, Poulter used Twitter on Tuesday to announce that we will be a Titleist and FootJoy staff player for the 2015 season.
Winner's bag: Ben Martin, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on PGA Tour
Here is a complete list of the clubs Ben Martin used to win the 2014 Shriners Hospital for Children Open on PGA Tour in Las Vegas.
Ian Poulter splits with Cobra-Puma Golf
On Wednesday, Ian Poulter announced to his 1.77 million followers on Twitter that he had parted ways with Cobra-Puma Golf.
Nike Vapor Speed hybrids
With the release of the Vapor Speed hybrids, Nike promises clubs that offer distance, forgiveness and ease of use for players who have trouble with long irons.
Nike Vapor Flex Driver
A CG-shifting weight system and channel in the sole make the Nike Vapor Flex of the most unique drivers on the market.