Stories by David
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bettinardi Golf releases limited edition Hawaiian putters
Bettinardi Golf has released a limited number of Special Edition BB Zero Big Kahuna Aloha DASS 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.
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.
Paula Creamer signs contract extension with TaylorMade
Paula Creamer has signed a contract extension with TaylorMade, the company announced Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Winner's bag: Jordan Spieth, 2014 Emirates Australian Open
Here is a complete list of the clubs Jordan Spieth used to win the 2014 Emirates Australian Open.
Winner's bag: Charley Hoffman, OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Here is a complete list of the clubs Charley Hoffman used to win the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Ben 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.
Wilson Staff FG Tour V4 Irons
Tungsten in the sole of this classic-looking iron produces shots that land softer for accomplished players.
Cleveland CG Black driver
The lightest driver on the market enhances, and preserves, ball speed for slower-swinging players.
Winner's bag: Bubba Watson, HSBC Champions
Here is a complete list of the clubs Bubba Watson used to win the 2014 HSBC Champions.
Daric Ashford named president of Nike Golf
Nike announced on Friday that Daric Ashford has been named president of Nike Golf effective immediately.
Winner's bag: Ryan Moore, CIMB Classic
A complete list of the clubs Ryan Moore used to win the 2014 CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
Mickelson extends partnership with Callaway Golf
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.
Nike releases the Vapor Pro Blades, Pro Combo and Speed irons
With Tiger, Rory and Jimmy Fallon on stage, the company releases the Vapor Pro Blades, Pro Combo and Speed irons.
Nike blends wood-like long irons and pocket-cavity short irons
Nike blends wood-like long irons and pocket-cavity short irons for players seeking distance and forgiveness.
By replicating Tiger Woods’ irons, Nike looks to modernize the muscle back blade.
By replicating Tiger Woods’ irons, Nike looks to modernize the muscle back blade.
Winner's Bag: Robert Streb, McGladrey Classic on PGA Tour
Here are the clubs Robert Streb brought to Sea Island for his McGladrey Classic victory on the PGA Tour.
Ian 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.
Winner's bag: Ben Martin, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on PGA Tour
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scotty Cameron Futura X5 putters
Titleist creates three more stability-enhancing mallet putters in new Scotty Cameron Futura X5 putters.
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.
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.
Winner's bag: Sang-Moon Bae, 2014 Frys.com Open on PGA Tour
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.
Cindy Davis will retire as president of Nike Golf, company says
Cindy Davis, 52, the president of Nike Golf since 2008, is planning to retire, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.
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.
Titleist 915 introduces drivers, fairway woods and 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.
Titleist introduces 915F fairway woods featuring Active Recoil Channel
An Active Recoil Channel in the sole helps Titleist 915F fairway woods increase ball speed and reduce spin.
Titleist 915D2 and 915D3 drivers
A channel in the sole helps the Titleist 915 D2 and 915D3 drivers provide more distance without sacrificing forgiveness.