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David Dusek

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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 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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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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Callaway Speed Regime golf balls

Callaway's three newest golf balls, the Speed Regime family, are designed to excel in three different speed ranges.

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Odyssey Metal-X Milled putters

An adjustable weight system and dimpled face pattern are features on the new Odyssey Metal-X Milled putters.

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Johnson’s V-Grind Vokey wedge steals show

Zach Johnson added Titleist 714 AP2 irons to his bag last week, but his 60-degree Vokey Design Hand Ground 60-V wedge stole the show as he holed out to force a playoff that he won against Tiger Woods.

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Scotty Cameron Titleist Futura X Dual Balance

Titleist's Scotty Cameron Futura X Dual Balance, the counterbalanced version of Adam Scott’s putter, aims to maximize stability.

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Ping Rapture driving iron

Ping releases a new driving iron, Rapture, for players looking for lower trajectories and higher ball speeds off the tee.

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Winner's Bag: Harris English, OHL Classic

Here’s a complete list of the clubs Harris English used this week to win the PGA Tour's OHL Classic at Mayakoba in Mexico.

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TaylorMade JetSpeed Rescue clubs

TaylorMade enhanced the sole design and pushed the CG forward in its latest JetSpeed Rescue hybrid to give it more distance.

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TaylorMade JetSpeed Fairway Woods

TaylorMade says an updated sole channel design and re-positioned center of gravity create more distance in the JetSpeed fairway wood.

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TaylorMade JetSpeed driver

The first cut-through sole design and a lower-forward CG placement give the new TaylorMade JetSpeed driver more power.

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Cobra BiO Cell driver

Improved weight placement and an adjustable hosel system help Cobra’s latest drivers create more distance.

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Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot Pro and X2 Hot Deep fairway woods

A new face design, coupled with a unique internal weighting system, gives the Callaway X2 Hot, X2 Hot Pro and X2 Hot Deep fairway woods plenty of pop.

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Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro irons

An aggressive undercut and feel-enhancing badge help give the Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro irons more distance and feel.

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Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro hybrids

Using a new face design and internal weight system, Callaway aims to add distance to its latest hybrids -- the X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro.

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Winner's Bag: Chris Kirk, McGladrey Classic

Here are the clubs Chris Kirk carried in his bag en route to winning the PGA Tour's 2013 McGladrey Classic.

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True Temper XP Series iron shafts

Adding yards to irons was the goal True Temper had in mind for its newest steel shafts, the XP Series.

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Winner's Bag: Dustin Johnson, WGC-HSBC

Here's what Dustin Johnson carried in his bag while winning the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

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Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 irons

An enhanced weighting system and thin face are designed to make the Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 irons perform better.

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Golfweek equipment chat wrap: Oct. 30

Senior writer David Dusek talked equipment with Golfweek readers via Twitter on Oct. 30 -- recap the discussion here.

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Winner's Bag: Ryan Moore at CIMB Classic

Ryan Moore birdied the first hole of a Monday playoff against Gary Woodland to win the CIMB Classic on Monday morning. Here is a complete list of the clubs Moore used to earn his third PGA Tour title.

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TaylorMade SLDR Fairway Woods, Rescue Clubs

A low, forward CG position combined with a new slot in the sole helps the TaylorMade SLDR fairway woods and rescue clubs create more ball speed and distance.

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Winner's Bag: Webb Simpson at Shriners Open

Webb Simpson won his fourth career PGA Tour event on Sunday after shooting a final-round 66 at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Here is a complete list of the clubs that Webb Simpson used to win the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.

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Cleveland Smart Sole Wedges

With the release of two Smart Sole wedges, Cleveland aims to provide golfers with plenty of short-game touch.

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Adams XTD Forged irons

Adams' latest set of irons for better players – XTD Forged – comes with two low-spinning hybrids and irons with slots designed to boost ball speed.

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Winner's Bag: Jimmy Walker, 2013 Frys.com Open

Jimmy Walker won the first event of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season, shooting 66 on Sunday at CordeValle Golf Club to claim the Frys.com Open. Here is a complete list of the clubs Walker used to earn his first PGA Tour title.

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Nike Method MOD putters

Nike expands its family of Method putters with four new models that give classic designs a modern twist.

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Wilson Staff FG Tour M3

Wilson Golf is rolling out an entire new family of clubs under its Staff banner. The FG Tour M3 includes fairway woods, hybrids, irons and Wilson's first adjustable driver.

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Snedeker, Kuchar use Bridgestone prototype balls

Bridgestone unveiled two prototype golf balls -- both are four-piece construction with urethane covers -- that Brandt Snedeker and Matt Kuchar put into play at the Presidents Cup.

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Jack Nicklaus introduces a line of golf balls

Jack Nicklaus announced on Sept. 30 that he will introduce a line of golf balls. Nicklaus is introducing three golf balls – the Nicklaus Black, Nicklaus Blue and Nicklaus White – to accommodate three different skilled level of players.

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Matrix Velox shafts

The new Velox shafts from Matrix simplify the search for the perfect shaft by using one criterion: driver swing speed.

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Limited Edition Exotics CB Pro fairway woods

The limited edition Exotics CB Pro fairway wood from Tour Edge features a "Slip Stream" design that you've never seen before: Wavy steel ribbons cover the sole.

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Adams New Idea irons

Adams Golf's latest super game-improvement irons – the New Idea – blend hybrids and irons engineered with "slots" that promise power and forgiveness.

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Winner's bag: Henrik Stenson, Tour Championship

Henrik Stenson has been the hottest player in golf since mid-summer. He capped off his 2013 season by winning the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup – and hauling in $11.44 million Sunday.

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TaylorMade Ghost Tour putters

TaylorMade's latest additions to the Ghost Tour putter family feature a new face-insert material – including aluminum – designed to provide a crisp feel.

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Pinnacle Gold and Bling golf balls

Pinnacle's new Gold, Gold Ribbon and Bling golf balls offer distance, softness and style for budget-minded golfers.

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Winner's Circle: Zach Johnson, BMW Championship

Zach Johnson won his 10th PGA Tour event on Monday by coming from behind to capture the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club outside Chicago. Here is a complete list of Johnson's clubs.

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59 bag: Jim Furyk, BMW

See what Jim Furyk had in his bag as he posted the sixth 59 in PGA Tour history at the BMW Championship, the third event of the 2013 FedExCup playoffs.

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Nike VR Forged Pro Combo irons

Nike's next-generation VR Forged Pro Combo set features long irons with a polymer designed to enhance sound and feel.

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PHOTOS: Equipment at BMW

Our David Dusek was on the range at Conway Farms for the BMW Championship. Take a look at the latest equipment that the world's best used.

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PHOTOS: TaylorMade's SpeedBlade Irons

Our David Dusek gives you a look at TaylorMade's new SpeedBlade irons, shown off on Monday at the BMW Championship.

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TaylorMade SpeedBlade irons

At Conway Farms Golf Club, site of the BMW Championship, TaylorMade unveiled its SpeedBlade irons, which succeed the RocketBladez irons and feature an enhanced "Speed Pocket."

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Ping extends Scottsdale TR putter line

The Anser B, Craz-E and Senita B counterbalanced mallet are additions to Ping's Scottsdale TR putter line, known for its face insert with varying groove depths.

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Titleist 714 Series irons

Titleist's 714 Series irons – comprising four models, the AP1, AP2, CB and MB – already have made an impressive tour debut. On Sept. 3, the company officially released details on each.

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Titleist 714 MB Irons

Titleist's latest offering for accomplished players is the 714 MB irons, which have been designed to enhance feel and work through the turf more effectively.

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Titleist 714 AP2 Irons

Under a classically-styled exterior, the new forged Titleist 714 AP2 dual-cavity irons pack a lot of technology.

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Titleist 714 AP1 Irons

Titleist's new 714 AP1 irons are designed to deliver improved ball flight while increasing forgiveness and feel. Better yet, the gains come without making the clubs any bigger, Titleist says.

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Titleist 714 CB Irons

Titleist's new 714 CB irons are designed to give feel players all the feedback they could want, along with a touch of forgiveness.

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Winner's Circle: Henrik Stenson, Deutsche Bank

Henrik Stenson's torrid play of late culminated Monday with a come-from-behind victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Here is a complete list of the equipment he used at TPC Boston.