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David Dusek

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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

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TomTom releases new GPS golf watch

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.

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Davis named to Buffalo Wild Wings board

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.

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Bettinardi Golf debuts new wedge line

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.

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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.

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Keegan Bradley switches to counterbalanced putter

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.

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Winner's bag: Jordan Spieth, Australian Open

Here is a complete list of the clubs Jordan Spieth used to win the 2014 Emirates Australian Open.

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Winner's bag: Charley Hoffman, Mayakoba

Here is a complete list of the clubs Charley Hoffman used to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

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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.

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Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 Irons

Tungsten in the sole of this classic-looking iron produces shots that land softer for accomplished players.

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Cleveland CG Black driver

The lightest driver on the market enhances, and preserves, ball speed for slower-swinging players.

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Winner's bag: Bubba Watson, HSBC Champions

Here is a complete list of the clubs Bubba Watson used to win the 2014 HSBC Champions.

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Daric Ashford named president of Nike Golf

Nike announced on Friday that Daric Ashford has been named president of Nike Golf effective immediately.

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Winner's bag: Ryan Moore, CIMB Classic

A complete list of the clubs Ryan Moore used to win the 2014 CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

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Mickelson re-signs with Callaway

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.

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Nike Vapor Pro Combo irons

With Tiger, Rory and Jimmy Fallon on stage, the company releases the Vapor Pro Blades, Pro Combo and Speed irons.

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Nike Vapor Speed irons

Nike blends wood-like long irons and pocket-cavity short irons for players seeking distance and forgiveness.

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Nike Vapor Vapor Pro irons

By replicating Tiger Woods’ irons, Nike looks to modernize the muscle back blade.

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Winner's Bag: Robert Streb, McGladrey Classic

Here are the clubs Robert Streb brought to Sea Island for his McGladrey Classic victory on the PGA Tour.

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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.

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Winner's bag: Ben Martin, Shriners Open

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nike Vapor Speed Driver

A channel in the sole and a deeper face help maintain ball speed for greater distance with the new Nike Vapor Speed.

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Nike Vapor Flex hybrids

Nike designed the new Vapor Flex hybrid to blend distance and forgiveness, aiming to give golfers versatile tools to replace long irons.

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Scotty Cameron Futura X5 putters

Titleist creates three more stability-enhancing mallet putters in new Scotty Cameron Futura X5 putters.

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Nike Vapor Speed, Vapor Flex fairway woods

At the heart of the Nike Vapor Speed and Vapor Flex fairway woods is a channel along the bottom of the club, behind the leading edge, that helps the face flex more at impact.

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Titleist brings new Pro V1, Pro V1x balls to PGA Tour

Boxes of the new Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls were seen on the range at TPC Summerlin on Monday morning in Las Vegas.

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Winner's bag: Sang-Moon Bae, Frys.com Open

In the first winner's bag of the PGA Tour's 2014-15 season, here is a list of the golf clubs that Sang-Moon Bae used to win the Frys.com Open.

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Davis to retire as president of Nike Golf

Cindy Davis, 52, the president of Nike Golf since 2008, is planning to retire, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.

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Ping prototype wedge spotted in Scotland

Ping quietly brought a new, prototype wedge to the recent Dunhill Links Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland, and Louis Oosthuizen now has one in his bag.

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Titleist 915 drivers, fairway woods, hybrids

Fans of Titleist’s classic-looking clubs will be pleased when they set the new 915 drivers, fairway woods and hybrid clubs down at address.

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Titleist 915H hybrids

The Titleist 915H and 915H.d hybrids' new sole design featuring an Active Recoil Channel helps golfers achieve more ball speed.

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Titleist 915F fairway woods

An Active Recoil Channel in the sole helps Titleist 915F fairway woods increase ball speed and reduce spin.

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Titleist 915D2, 915D3 drivers

A channel in the sole helps the Titleist 915 D2 and 915D3 drivers provide more distance without sacrificing forgiveness.

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Adams Tight Lies hybrids

Adams Tight Lies hybrids use the same Ghost Slot technology as in the crown of the latest Tight Lies Titanium fairway woods, designed to let the stainless-steel face flex more effectively.

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My bag: Rickie Fowler at 2014 Ryder Cup

Here is a complete list of the Rickie Fowler's golf clubs in use during the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland:

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My bag: Jimmy Walker at the 2014 Ryder Cup

A list of clubs Jimmy Walker is using at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Scotland.

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Which ball is played in Ryder Cup foursomes?

With foursomes partners sometimes playing different brands or styles of golf ball, a natural question to ask is how partners figure out which one to start each hole with.

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Nike Vapor Pro driver

Nike will release the Vapor Pro Driver in January, a club that Rory McIlroy has put to use at the 2014 Ryder Cup.

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My bag: Patrick Reed at the 2014 Ryder Cup

A list of clubs Patrick Reed is using at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Scotland:

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My Bag: Jordan Spieth at the 2014 Ryder Cup

A list of clubs Jordan Spieth is using at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Scotland.

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McGinley OK with McIlroy's driver change

Some have speculated that going with a new driver at the Ryder Cup would be a risky move for Rory McIlroy, but European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley is not one of them.

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McIlroy using prototype Nike driver at Gleneagles

Rory McIlroy was spotted using what looks like a new prototype Nike Vapor driver while preparing for the Ryder Cup.

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Dusek: Drive for dough should be new motto

Any pro who wants to go up in the rankings should put down the putter, walk to the range and start working on his driving, according to the PGA Tour's new Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green statistic.

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Winner's Bag: Billy Horschel, Tour Championship

Here are the clubs Billy Horschel brought to East Lake in Atlanta for his FedEx Cup-clinching win at the Tour Championship on PGA Tour.

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Adams Tight Lies Titanium fairway wood

Adams, which prides itself on making clubs for the second shot, designs its longest, easiest-to-hit fairway wood ever in the Tight Lies Titanium.

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Winner's bag: Billy Horschel at BMW Championship

Here are the clubs in Billy Horschel's bag during his BMW Championship victory at Cherry Hills in the PGA Tour's 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs.

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Srixon Z 545, Z 745 drivers

Japanese company Srixon returns with two new drivers, the Z 545 and Z 745, designed to marry adjustability with classic looks.

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