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PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Titleist's Aaron Dill

Equipment podcast with Aaron Dill, Titleist Vokey Design

David Dusek hosts Aaron Dill, PGA Tour rep for Titleist Vokey Design, to discuss how players are preparing for Augusta during the Florida Swing.

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Dusek: Adam Scott about to prove doubters wrong with short putter

Dusek: PGA Tour player Adam Scott about to prove doubters wrong with short putter

Adam Scott doesn't win golf tournaments with his putter. He wins them with his driver and irons. And that's why he will prove his doubters wrong with the short putter, writes David Dusek.

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PHOTOS: Golf equipment at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Equipment photo gallery from the range at PGA Tour's 2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral

Equipment photo gallery from the range at PGA Tour's 2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Winner's bag: Padraig Harrington, Honda Classic

Winner's bag: Padraig Harrington at the 2015 Honda Classic

A complete list of the clubs and equipment that Padraig Harrington used to win the PGA Tour's 2015 Honda Classic.

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Study: Golf pros play worse under pressure

Study: Golf pros play worse under pressure

Analytics prove that even the elite players don’t perform as well when putting for big bucks.

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PODCAST: Previewing the Honda Classic

PODCAST: Previewing the Honda Classic and the season's first East Coast PGA Tour stop

Jeff Babineau joins David Dusek to talk about the Honda Classic’s rise in status to its spot as one of the elite stops on the PGA Tour.

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Hahn wins at Riviera without top putting game

James Hahn wins at Northern Trust Open without top putting game

James Hahn, winner of the PGA Tour's 2015 Northern Trust Open, proved with his strokes gained-putting and strokes gained-tee-to-green statistics that you don't have to be a top putter to win a golf tournament.

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Winner's Bag: James Hahn, Northern Trust Open

Winner's Bag: James Hahn at the 2015 Northern Trust Open

See a complete list of the clubs that James Hahn used to win the 2015 Northern Trust Open.

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Winner's bag: Brandt Snedeker, Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Winner's bag: Brandt Snedeker, Pebble Beach Pro-Am

A complete list of the clubs that Brandt Snedeker used to win the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Callaway’s Dean Teykl

PGA Tour podcast with Callaway’s Dean Teykl and best new golf equipment

Golfweek's David Dusek hosts Callaway’s Dean Teykl to talk about optimizing performance at Pebble Beach and equipment specifics.

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PODCAST: Previewing the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, a preview podcast

Senior writer Jim McCabe joins David Dusek to talk about the keys for playing such a unique PGA Tour event, Jimmy Walker’s success, Dustin Johnson’s future and whether Phil Mickelson should be playing this week.

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Winner's Bag: Jason Day, Farmers Insurance Open

Winner's Bag: Jason Day, Farmers Insurance Open

A complete list of the clubs Jason Day used to win the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open.

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Pro V1 evolution: Titleist guides its top ball forward

Pro V1 evolution: Titleist guides its top golf ball forward

Titleist had guided its top golf ball, the ProV1 and Pro V1x, through continuous development. It remains the most popular golf ball on the PGA Tour.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk from the Farmers Insurance Open

PODCAST: Trailer Talk from the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open

Kelley Moser, a PGA Tour rep with Scotty Cameron for Titleist putters, joined David Dusek from the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open.

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PODCAST: Previewing the Farmers Insurance Open

PODCAST: Previewing the Farmers Insurance Open

In his latest podcast, David Dusek hosts Adam Schupak to discuss how the marquee players could fare at Torrey Pines.

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Scotty Cameron GoLo Putters

Scotty Cameron GoLo Putters

Titleist's putter guru blended materials and used several new designs elements to soften the feel of this popular mallet family.

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PODCAST: Recapping the Phoenix Open

PODCAST: Recapping the PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open

To recap the PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open, Adam Schupak talks to David Dusek about Brooks Koepka’s win, Martin Laird’s loss and Tiger Woods' nightmare in the Valley of the Sun.

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Winner's bag: Brooks Koepka, Waste Management Phoenix Open

Winner's bag: Brooks Koepka, PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open

A complete list of the clubs Brooks Koepka used to win the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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PODCAST: Previewing the Phoenix Open

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.

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Callaway Mack Daddy PM-Grind wedge

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.

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Michelle Wie using all-yellow Nike driver and ball

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.

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PODCAST: Previewing the LPGA season

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.

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Winner's bag: Bill Haas, Humana Challenge

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.

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Bridgestone's 2015 e-Series Golf Balls

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.

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2015 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls

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.

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Winner's bag: Jimmy Walker, Sony Open

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.

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McIlroy using Nike Engage wedge in Abu Dhabi

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.

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PODCAST: Previewing the Sony Open in Hawaii

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.

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Callaway XR Fairway Woods

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.

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Callaway XR Drivers

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.

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Callaway XR and XR Pro Irons

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.

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Q&A: Kevin Stadler goes lefty with his putter

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.

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PODCAST: Golfweek PostGame from Kapalua

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.

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Winner's bag: Patrick Reed, Hyundai TOC

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.

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Ping Cadence TR Putters

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.

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Ping Glide Wedges

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.

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Trailer Talk: The Golfweek Toy Box Podcast

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.

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Bettinardi releases limited edition Hawaiian putters

Bettinardi Golf releases limited edition Hawaiian putters

Bettinardi Golf has released a limited number of Special Edition BB Zero Big Kahuna Aloha DASS putters.

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Odyssey Works 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.

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Bridgestone J715 Driver

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.

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Creamer signs extension with TaylorMade

Paula Creamer signs contract extension with TaylorMade

Paula Creamer has signed a contract extension with TaylorMade, the company announced Tuesday.

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PODCAST: Previewing the Hyundai TOC

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.

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Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Hybrids

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.

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Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 815 Fairway Woods

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.

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Dusek reflects on the rise of Rory, '14 Ryder Cup

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 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.

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Davis named to Buffalo Wild Wings board

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.

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Bettinardi Golf debuts new wedge line

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.

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Winner's bag: Jordan Spieth, Hero World Challenge

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 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.

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