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Leader's bag: Jordan Spieth at 2014 Masters

Here is a complete list of the clubs that Jordan Spieth is using at the Masters.

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Leader's Bag at Masters: Bill Haas, first round

Here is a complete list of the clubs that Bill Haas used to shoot 68 and take the first-round lead at the 2014 Masters.

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Winner's Bag: Matt Jones, Shell Houston Open

Here is a complete list of the club Matt Jones used to win the 2014 Shell Houston Open.

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Points brings ancient Ping irons to Houston

In defending his championship at the Shell Houston Open, D.A. Points is using 5-year-old Ping i5 irons.

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Winner's Bag: Steven Bowditch, Valero Texas Open

Here is a complete list of the clubs Steven Bowditch used to win the 2014 Valero Texas Open.

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Odyssey Tank Cruiser putters

Odyssey's newest putters let you control the counterbalancing effect.

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Winner's Bag: Matt Every, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Here is a complete list of the clubs Matt Every used to win the 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational, his first PGA Tour victory.

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Dusek: Woods shouldn't return until healthy

As disappointing as it would be to withdraw from the Masters, if Tiger Wood's back is not completely healed by April 1, he should do exactly that, and for every event until he's healthy, says David Dusek.

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Patrick Reed practices with wooden driver

Golf’s newest three-time winner has gone old school in practice: Patrick Reed has used a persimmon Ben Hogan driver as a training aid for the past month.

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Winner's Bag: John Senden, Valspar Championship

Here is a complete list of the clubs John Senden used to win his second PGA Tour event, the 2014 Valspar Championship.

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Winner's Bag: Patrick Reed, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Here is a complete list of the clubs Patrick Reed used to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Players work on wedges prior to Augusta

Ultra-fast greens, no rough and bunkers filled with sand as soft as talcum powder combine to make Augusta National a nerve-wracking test of a player's short game. To ace the test pros need a lot of talent. The right wedges help, too.

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TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver at Doral

After discretely being added to the USGA's list of conforming driver heads on Feb. 17, the TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver arrived in its PGA Tour van this week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Doral

Our David Dusek is on the range at Doral and gathered these photos of new irons in the bags of Jordan Spieth, Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, Zach Johnson, Jim Furyk and many more.

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Wilson Staff Vizor Level 2 putter

The first thing golfers will notice about Wilson's four models of Staff Vizor Level 2 putters is the unique alignment mechanism, while a soft urethane-face insert was designed especially to work well with firm golf balls.

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Winner's Bag: Russell Henley, Honda Classic

Russell Henley won a four-man playoff at PGA National on Sunday evening to capture the 2014 Honda Classic. Here is a complete list of the clubs he used to earn his second PGA Tour win.

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Analytics show putting's importance overstated

New analytics indicate that for the pros, putting's importance on the PGA Tour has been overstated.

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Second coming of ShotLink: Advanced analytics

The PGA Tour wants to use advanced analytics to take golf stats to the next level -- with statisticians such as Louis Riccio of Columbia able to work with the Tour's Ken Lovell in mirroring baseball's sabermetrics.

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Ping Rapture 3-wood

Ping has created the Rapture 3-wood with a face that's thicker in the center and thinner around the edges, targeting an enlarged the sweet spot.

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Winner's Bag: Jason Day, WGC Match Play

Jason Day won his first WGC title Sunday evening, outlasting France's Victor Dubuisson to win the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play. Here's a complete list of the clubs Day used.

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Winner's Bag: Bubba Watson, Northern Trust Open

Bubba Watson won the PGA Tour's 2014 Northern Trust Open by two shots over Dustin Johnson. Here's the list of clubs he carried to victory at Riviera near Los Angeles.

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Adams Pro, Pro DHy, and Pro Mini hybrids

With launch angles and head sizes to match almost any player's game, Adams created the Pro, Pro DHy, and Pro Mini hybrids.

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Winner's Bag: Jimmy Walker, Pebble Beach

It wasn't smooth sailing Stillwater Cove for Jimmy Walker on Sunday, but the Texan was able to hold on and win the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am by one shot. Here's a complete list of the clubs that Walker used to win at Pebble Beach.

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TaylorMade Project (a) golf ball

Designed with amateur players in mind, the TaylorMade Project (a) ball was built to stop faster on the greens.

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Winner's Bag: Kevin Stadler, Phoenix Open

Kevin Stadler came from behind to win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday after he shot a closing-round 68 at the TPC Scottsdale. Here's what he had in his bag at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred, Tour Preferred X golf balls

A new cover material on the TaylorMade Tour Preferred golf ball is designed to create more greenside spin and control.

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Winner's Bag: Scott Stallings, Farmers Insurance

Scott Stallings was able to make a birdie on the final hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines on Sunday evening to win the Farmers Insurance Open. Here is a complete list of the clubs Stallings had in his bag.

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Titleist Scotty Cameron Select putters

Titleist’s putter guru gives the Scotty Cameron Select line a new finish and some subtle refinements.

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Titleist Scotty Cameron GoLo putters

The original mid-size mallet is joined by three new models to create a complete Scotty Cameron GoLo line of putters from Titleist.

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Titleist DT SoLo golf ball

A new dimple pattern makes the tried and true Titleist DT SoLo golf ball more playable in the wind.

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Titleist NXT Tour, NXT Tour S golf balls

Titleist debuted new versions of its NXT Tour and NXT Tour S balls Wednesday at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show, with a focus on softening feel without sacrificing distance.

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Titleist Velocity golf ball

Updates to the core and cover make the Titleist Velocity golf ball lower flying and longer off the tee.

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Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled 5 wedges

With new groove patterns, several sole designs and loads of bounce options, Titleist's Vokey Design Spin Milled 5 wedges are designed for short game versatility.

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Bridgestone 2014 Tour B330 golf balls

Adding water to the core mixture via Hydro Core technology helped Bridgestone increase speed and decrease spin on its flagship line of B330 golf balls.

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Winner's Bag: Patrick Reed, Humana Challenge

After shooting three 63s, Patrick Reed held on to win the 2014 Humana Challenge. The win gave Reed his second career PGA Tour event. Here is a complete list of the clubs he played this week in La Quinta, Calif.

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Cobra BiO Cell, BiO Cell+ irons

A new weighting system and hotter face make the BiO Cell and BiO Cell+ irons more forgiving.

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Mickelson puts Ping Eye2 XG lob wedge in play

Phil Mickelson has used a Ping Eye2 XG lob wedge at the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The wedge is a 60-degree model bent to 61 degrees, and it has a KBS Tour V2 shaft.

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TaylorMade SLDR 430 driver

The TaylorMade SLDR 430 driver is smaller-headed version of the original SLDR, and still packs a high-tech punch.

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Winner's Bag: Jimmy Walker, Sony Open

A complete list of Jimmy Walker's winning equipment at the 2014 Sony Open, his second victory of the wraparound PGA Tour season.

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Odyssey Versa Jailbird putter

This high-MOI design of the Odyssey Versa Jailbird putter extends the brand's black-and-white alignment system.

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Winner's Bag: Zach Johnson at Hyundai TOC

A look inside Zach Johnson's winning bag - filled with mostly Titleist, outside of his SeeMore putter – at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii.

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred MC irons

Mixing game-improving pocket cavity clubs with musclebacks, TaylorMade looks for the Tour Preferred MC irons to bring forgiveness and precision to better players.

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred MB irons

The most feel-enhancing irons TaylorMade produces, the Tour Preferred MB, are designed to enhance better-players' swings.

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred CB irons

While maintaining the look and feel better players demand, TaylorMade gave the Tour Preferred CB cavity-back irons more distance and forgiveness.

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Ping i25 irons

Ping's latest game-improvement i25 irons transition from forgiving long irons into feel-oriented short irons.

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Ping Karsten TR putters

The key to the performance of the Ping Karsten TR putters ("TR" stands for True Roll) is the grooved face. Ping's studies found that deeper grooves slow putts more than shallow grooves.

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Ping i25 driver

Ping makes its low-spinning i25 driver more adjustable, more forgiving and more sporty.

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Ping i25 fairway woods

Ping's new i25 fairway woods are designed to be forgiving, launch the ball higher and reduce spin more effectively.

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Ping i25 hybrids

Higher launch angles and less spin are the combined target in Ping's new i25 hybrid.

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My year in golf: David Dusek

For Golfweek's David Dusek, 2013 isn't about the failures -- it's about the major successes of Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson and Jason Dufner.

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