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David Dusek

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Ask the expert: When PGA Tour players try out new golf clubs

Ask the expert: Davis Love III switching to Parsons Xtreme Golf irons

This week, David Dusek answers a reader's question about PGA Tour players trying out new golf clubs, including Davis Love III starting to use Parsons Xtreme Golf irons.

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Winner's Bag: Kevin Kisner, 2015 RSM Classic

Winner's Bag: Kevin Kisner, 2015 RSM Classic

The clubs that Kevin Kisner used to win the 2015 RSM Classic

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Ask the expert: Do PGA Tour players worry about breaking drivers?

Ask the expert: Do PGA Tour players worry about breaking drivers?

This week, David Dusek answers a readers question about big hitters like Bubba Watson not practicing with their driver because they fear breaking it.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Cobra's Tom Olsavsky

PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Cobra's Tom Olsavsky

Cobra Golf's Tom Olsavsky joins David Dusek in this episode to talk about the company's new King F6+ driver, the challenges that moveable weight systems create, carving turkeys, and more.

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Cobra King F6 Irons

Cobra King F6 Irons

Cobra King F6 irons blend four constructions into one set for distance, consistency and control.

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Cobra King F6 Driver

Cobra King F6 Driver

The Cobra King F6 driver has a unique sole-weight system and an adjustable-hosel for longer, straighter shots.

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Cobra King F6+ Driver

Cobra King F6+ Driver

The Cobra King F6+ driver has a unique sole weight system to help golfers create their ideal launch conditions.

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Nike Lunar Control 4 Golf Shoes

Nike Lunar Control 4 Golf Shoes

Rory McIlroy's feedback helped Nike develop the Lunar Control 4 shoes.

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Winner's Bag: Graeme McDowell, 2015 OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Winner's Bag: Graeme McDowell, 2015 OHL Classic at Mayakoba

The clubs PGA Tour golfer Graeme McDowell used to win the 2015 OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

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TrackMan launch-monitor technology takes golf equipment to the next level

TrackMan launch-monitor technology takes golf equipment to the next level

Advanced analytics and statistics gaining traction in the golf world with players like Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson.

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Mizuno JPX-EZ Driver

Mizuno JPX-EZ Driver

The Mizuno JPX-EZ driver combines adjustable features to help golfers hone their launch conditions and maximize forgiveness

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Tour Edge Exotics EXd Irons

Tour Edge Exotics EXd Irons

Tour Edge Exotics EXd irons are for golfers who are looking for more distance and forgiveness

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Cleveland/Srixon's Rob Waters

Trailer Talk golf equipment podcast: Cleveland/Srixon's Rob Waters

This week, David Dusek talks with Cleveland/Srixon PGA Tour rep Rob Waters about recent winner's Smylie Kaufman, Russell Knox, and 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley.

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Ask the Expert: Why PGA Tour pros bend wedges

Ask the Expert: Why PGA Tour pros bend wedges

In this Ask the Expert golf equipment video, David Dusek answers a reader's question about why some PGA Tour pros change the loft of their wedges by as little as 1 degree.

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Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Fairway Woods

Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Fairway Woods

Tour Edge's new Exotics EX9 fairway woods have a more aerodynamic crown, a flexible face and a unique sole to create more speed.

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Winner's Bag: Peter Malnati, 2015 Sanderson Farms Championship

Winner's Bag: Peter Malnati, 2015 Sanderson Farms Championship

The clubs PGA Tour golfer Peter Malnati used to win the 2015 Sanderson Farms Championship.

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Winner's Bag: Russell Knox, 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions

Winner's Bag: Russell Knox, 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions

The clubs Russell Knox used to win the 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions.

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Adidas announces 14-percent reduction in jobs at TaylorMade

Adidas announces 14-percent reduction in jobs at TaylorMade

Herbert Hainer, adidas Group’s chief executive officer, announced Nov. 5 in a letter to shareholders that the company plans to lay off approximately 14 percent of the global workforce in its golf division by the end of 2015.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Ben Hogan's Justin Honea

PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Ben Hogan's Justin Honea

In this episode, David Dusek is joined by Justin Honea, the director of research and development for Ben Hogan Golf Co., to chat about the company's rebirth, its unique iron philosophy, and more.

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Ask the expert: How cold weather affects distance on golf shots

Ask the expert: How cold weather affects distance on golf shots

In this golf instruction and equipment video, David Dusek explains how cold weather affects the flight of a golf ball and swing speed compared with warm weather.

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Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 fairway woods add more distance

Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 fairway woods add more distance

Wilson Staff Fg Tour F5 fairway woods add more distance.

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Wilson’s new Fast Fit adjustable hosel system on FG Tour F5 driver helps increase loft

Wilson’s new Fast Fit adjustable hosel system on FG Tour F5 driver helps increase loft

The Wilson Staff FG Tour F5 driver was designed for better players who want a classic-looking club that also delivers quick adjustability.

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Winner's bag: Justin Thomas, 2015 CIMB Classic

Winner's Bag: Justin Thomas, 2015 CIMB Classic:

The clubs Justin Thomas used to win the 2015 CIMB Classic.

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TaylorMade Project (a) Golf Balls

TaylorMade Project (a) Golf Balls

TaylorMade's Project (a) ball is designed to appeal the amateur players who want more greenside spin.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Callaway's Dean Teykl

PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Callaway's Dean Teykl

This week, senior writer David Dusek is joined by Callaway's Dean Teykl to talk about the introducing new irons to tour players, driving cross country, the wrap-around schedule and more.

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Ask the expert: How to transition to a counterbalanced putter

Golf equipment advice on how to transition to counterbalanced putter from belly putter

Golf equipment advice on how to transition to counterbalanced putter from belly putter after USGA anchored stroke ban.

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Justin Rose: Why he changed his driver, fairway woods and irons

Justin Rose: Why he changed his driver, fairway woods and irons

Justin Rose made a major overhaul in equipment after the Tour Championship. Learn why he's got a new driver, fairway woods and irons.

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TaylorMade Tour Preferred, Tour Preferred X Golf Balls

TaylorMade Tour Preferred, Tour Preferred X Golf Balls

TaylorMade releases updated versions of the Tour Preferred and Tour Preferred X golf balls.

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Winner's Bag: Smylie Kaufman, 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Winner's Bag: Smylie Kaufman, 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

The clubs Smylie Kaufman used to win the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

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Parsons Xtreme Golf 0311T Irons

Parsons Xtreme Golf 0311T Irons

The PXG 0311T is a smaller version of the original 0311 that should appeal better players who want to maximize control and shotmaking.

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Parsons Xtreme Golf 0311 Irons

Parsons Xtreme Golf 0311 Irons

The PXG 0311 irons look and feel like a muscleback, but play like a game-improvement club.

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TaylorMade M1 Rescue

TaylorMade M1 Rescue

The TaylorMade M1 Rescue is for better players looking for a long-iron replacement style hybrid.

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Ask the expert: When do PGA Tour pros replace their irons?

Ask the expert: When do PGA Tour pros replace their irons?

In this episode, Golfweek's David Dusek answers a reader's question about how often the pros on the PGA Tour are forced to replace their irons.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Mizuno's Chris Voshall

PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Mizuno's Chris Voshall

In this episode, Mizuno's Chris Voshall joins David Dusek to talk about designing irons for elite players, hiding technology, surprising Luke Donald and more.

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Winner’s Bag: Emiliano Grillo, 2015 Frys.com Open

Winner’s Bag: Emiliano Grillo, 2015 Frys.com Open

The golf equipment Emiliano Grillo used to win the 2015 Frys.com Open

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Srixon Z945 Irons

Srixon Z945 Irons

For better players who have a consistent swing and demand the ultimate in feel and control, Srixon is bringing the Z945 irons to the U.S. in limited quantities.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Odyssey's Austie Rollinson

PODCAST: Trailer Talk, Odyssey's Austie Rollinson

David Dusek is joined by Austie Rollinson, Odyssey's chief putter designer, and the two discuss the new Odyssey Works Tank Cruiser family, the trend towards mallets, and putter preferences around the world.

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Ask the expert: How much bounce do pro golfers have in their wedges?

Ask the expert: How much bounce do pro golfers have in their wedges?

Golfweek equipment expert David Dusek answers a reader's question about how much bounce the pros have in their wedges.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Scotty Cameron

PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Scotty Cameron

From inside the Scotty Cameron Studio, David Dusek talks about putters, Jordan Spieth and the new Futura X7 family with Titleist's master putter maker Scotty Cameron.

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Ask the expert: Forged irons on the PGA Tour

Ask the expert: Forged irons on the PGA Tour

David Dusek answers a reader's question about the percentage of golfers on the PGA Tour who opt for forged irons instead of cast irons.

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Odyssey Works Tank Cruiser Putters

Odyssey Works Tank Cruiser Putters

Odyssey Works Tank Cruiser putters combined several popular design elements and technologies

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Scotty Cameron for Titleist Futura X7 Putters

Scotty Cameron for Titleist Futura X7 Putters

Scotty Cameron for Titleist Futura X7 and X7M putters provide extremely high levels of stability and forgiveness

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Adam Scott using a traditional-length putter at Presidents Cup

Australian Adam Scott using a traditional-length putter at Presidents Cup

Australian Adam Scott is using a traditional-length putter at the Presidents Cup at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea.

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Mitsubishi Rayon Tensei CK Series Blue Shafts

Mitsubishi Rayon Tensei CK Series Blue Shafts

The new Mitsubishi Rayon Tensei CK Series Blue shafts are designed using a carbon-Kevlar weave for more stability and feel.

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Cobra King Forged Tec Irons

Cobra King Forged Tec Irons

Cobra King Forged Tec irons are game-improvement clubs that deliver forged feel along with boosts in forgiveness and ball speed.

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King Forged CB/MB Combo Irons

King Forged CB/MB Combo Irons

Cobra King Forged CB/MB Combo irons are for pros and elite players who demand feel and control.

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TaylorMade M1 Fairway Woods

TaylorMade M1 Fairway Woods

The new TaylorMade M1 fairway woods pack driver-like adjustability and technology into a package designed to excel off the tee and off the turf.

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PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Ping's Marty Jertson

PODCAST: Trailer Talk with Ping's Marty Jertson

This week, David Dusek talks with Marty Jertson, Ping Golf's director of product development, about the success of the G30 driver, working with PGA Tour pros, and playing against the pros using clubs you designed!

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Ask the expert: Will Jordan Spieth switch back to new Titleist irons?

Ask the expert: Will Jordan Spieth switch back to new Titleist 716 AP2 irons?

Golfweek equipment expert David Dusek reacts to a reader's question on Twitter about whether Jordan Spieth will change into Titleist's new 716 AP2 irons after winning the FedEx Cup.

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Callaway Apex CF 16 Irons

Callaway Apex CF 16 Irons

Apex CF 16 irons provide forged feel with distance and forgiveness.