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Golf-industry executives discuss their start in golf, outlook for future
Golf-industry executives of Ping, TaylorMade and Callaway, to name a few, discuss their start in golf, outlook for future to preview 2015 Golfweek Industry Cup.
Ed Several runs PGA Expo, PGA Merchandise Show with PGA pro in mind
PGA Merchandise Show and PGA Expo leader Ed Several hopes to put PGA professional at center of trade shows.
TaylorMade-Adidas Golf trims workforce by 6 percent, company says
Golf equipment company TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, owned by Adidas Group, confirmed to Golfweek that it has reduced its worldwide workforce by 6 percent.
Tiger Woods puts new driver shaft in play at British Open 2015 at St. Andrews
Tiger Woods switched driver shafts in his Nike Vapor Speed prototype driver for the opening round of the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews.
Louis Oosthuizen improves driving with new True Temper Project X Hzrdus shaft
Louis Oosthuizen used the new True Temper Project X Hzrdus driver shaft when he made five birdies in a row in the final round of the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Jeff Maggert wins U.S. Senior Open for 2nd major title of Champions Tour season
Jeff Maggert won the 2015 U.S. Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club for his second major title of the Champions Tour season.
Neal Lancaster breaks hole with hole-in-one during 2015 U.S. Senior Open
Champions Tour golfer Neal Lancaster broke the hole on a hole-in-one ace during the final round of the 2015 U.S. Senior Open as the hole had to be moved when it could not be repaired.
With Bernhard Langer, Jeff Maggert on top, U.S. Senior Open has major feel
Champions Tour golfers Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert lead the 2015 U.S. Senior Open heading into final round with Tom Watson and Woody Austin in hunt.
Kenny Perry makes moving-day charge at U.S. Senior Open
Champions Tour golfer Kenny Perry makes charge during Round 3 of the 2015 U.S. Senior Open major championship in California.
Despite putting frustration, Woody Austin appreciates U.S. Senior Open test
Champions Tour golfer Woody Austin frustrated at his putting at 2015 U.S. Senior Open and talks about difference between PGA Tour and Champions Tour golf.
Major-worthy conditions test golfers at 2015 U.S. Senior Open with Langer and Watson
The 2015 U.S. Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club with Champions Tour golfers Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson and Colin Montgomerie.
Achenbach: Dave Ryan's shining U.S. Senior Open moment represents best of golf
Men's amateur golfer Dave Ryan briefly led at the 2015 U.S. Senior Open Championship, showing that friendship in golf is one of the best parts of the game, writes James Achenbach.
Tom Watson defies age with first-round 66 at 2015 U.S. Senior Open Championship
Champions Tour golfer Tom Watson takes lead in Round 1 of U.S. Senior Open Championship with 66 at Del Paso Country Club.
Golf equipment companies thrive in Pacific Northwest, including Aerotech shafts, UFO Tour bags and Arm-Lock putter grips
Golf equipment from the Pacific Northwest Aerotech shafts, UFO Tour golf bags and Arm-Lock putter grips.
Mature Colin Montgomerie finding major mojo at the U.S. Senior Open
Champions Tour player Colin Montgomerie arrives at U.S. Senior Open 2015 as the favorite.
U.S. Open 2015 hindsight: Conservative putt might have changed DJ's fate
PGA Tour player Dustin Johnson lost the U.S. Open with a three-putt on the final hole, but could it have ended differently?
Jordan Spieth makes history with thrilling U.S. Open victory
Jordan Spieth's 2015 U.S. Open victory made golf history.
USGA takes comprehensive approach to rules at U.S. Open
The USGA has taken every precaution to prevent rules incidents at the U.S. Open.
Daniel Summerhays makes U.S. Open run with unique golf equipment setup
Daniel Summerhays is charging up the U.S. Open 2015 leaderboard with a unique club setup.
PGA Tour player Michael Putnam delivers in U.S. Open 2015 home game
U.S. Open 2015 hometown hero Michael Putnam did not crumble under the pressure Thursday at Chambers Bay.
Bryson DeChambeau's success puts equal-length irons in high demand ahead of U.S. Open
The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour major championship SMU golfer Bryson DeChambeau plays irons of equal length as made by clubmaker David Edel.
By the numbers: Chambers Bay Golf Course, site of 2015 U.S. Open
The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour golf major championship look at Chambers Bay Golf Course by the numbers with length in miles, greens free, elevation change, and yardage.
Jason Palmer explores the chip yips with one-handed swing, makes start at 2015 U.S. Open
Jason Palmer explored the chip yips and now is teeing it up in the 2015 U.S. Open.
Washington native Ryan Moore well prepared for U.S. Open test at Chambers Bay
Washington native Ryan Moore has played many rounds of golf at Chambers Bay, and the smart, calculating, articulate PGA Tour player is ready for this year's U.S Open test.
Chambers Bay's lone tree symbolizes 2015 U.S. Open venue's resilience
The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., PGA Tour major championship the lone tree at Chambers Bay speaks to the municipal course's resilience.
Jim Achenbach at U.S. Open: Chambers Bay, fescue greens a match made in turfgrass heaven
The U.S. Open will be played on fescue greens for the first time when the 2015 edition begins Thursday at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
Casey Martin on former teammate Tiger Woods: 'Don't be surprised if he comes back'
After missing out on a U.S. Open berth, Oregon head coach Casey Martin talked about his former teammate Tiger Woods.
Junior golfer Jordan Costello not disappointed after not qualifying for U.S. Open
Jordan Costello of Wyoming didn't advance out of U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying in Cle Elum, Wash., but he wasn't disappointed.
Now a pro, Cheng-Tsung Pan medals at U.S. Open sectional in Washington
Former Washington men's golfer Cheng-Tsung Pan medaled in Cle Elum, Washington in 2015 U.S. Open sectional qualifying to earn a spot in the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in his first pro start.
Tumble Creek offers peaceful setting for U.S. Open qualifying madness
The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay sectional qualifying in Cle Elum, Wash., at Tumble Creek.
Joe Braly, pioneer in golf shafts, dies at 92
One of the giants of the golf industry, Joe Braly, died May 25, in Hollidaysburg, Pa. He was 92.
Cobra Golf tour rep Ben Schomin comes to Rickie Fowler's rescue at The Players
Cobra Golf tour representative Ben Schomin flew across country Saturday evening to replace Rickie Fowler's damaged 8-iron before the final round of The Players Championship.
Q&A: David Abeles, TaylorMade Golf CEO
David Abeles was recently named chief executive and president of TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, and caught up with Golfweek for a Q&A.
Jerry Rose rallies for Golfweek Senior victory
Amateur Golf Jerry Rose rallies for Golfweek Senior Amateur title at the 54-hole event in La Quinta, Calif.
Lengthy considerations: How to hit the ball further with a driver
Golf equipment driver length can determine how far a player can hit the ball and depending on ball contact is made in the sweet spot.
Putter designers are the artists of the industry
Golf equipment putter designers such as Scotty Cameron and Austie Rollinson are the true artists of the golf industry.
Tiger Woods' former coach Hank Haney says clubhead swing speed is key part of game
Golf instructor Hank Haney, former coach of Tiger Woods, says the speed of the clubhead determines a player's potential in the game.
Masters champion Jordan Spieth’s success built on familiarity with Titleist golf equipment
Masters champion Jordan Spieth rarely tinkers with the Titleist equipment in his golf bag.
Hole locations Augusta's best line of defense against PGA Tour players at the Masters
Difficult hole locations are Augusta National Golf Club's best line of defense against PGA Tour pros at the Masters.
Masters champions made on back nine at Augusta National
Many Masters have been decided on the back nine at Augusta National – those won by Gene Sarazen, Jack Nicklaus and Charl Schwartzel, among them.
'Big Three' get things started at Augusta National for 2015 Masters
Gary Player outdrove his Big Three friends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer to start the 2015 Masters at Augusta National.
Mementos from champions preserve Masters history at Augusta National
Learn more about the Masters historic clubs from Tiger Woods, Ben Crenshaw, Bubba Watson and Marry Mize after donating a club to Augusta National.
Equipment lessons learned from PGA Tour vans at the Masters at Augusta National
Equipment lessons can be learned from the PGA Tour vans at the Masters.
Watson's green jacket tour and Phil's swing training among 2015 Masters media sessions highlights
The 2015 Masters media sessions included interviews with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler at Augusta National Golf Club.
Masters champ Bubba Watson given solid gold Ping putter at Augusta National
Masters 2014 champion Bubba Watson given solid gold Ping putter Tuesday at Augusta National.
Doug Hanzel adds overdue Florida Azalea Senior title to resume
Doug Hanzel is widely regarded as one of the most skilled senior amateurs in the world, even though he plays just “10 or 12” senior amateur tournaments each year. On March 15, he won the Florida Azalea Senior.
Equipment through Golfweek's 40 years provides a history lesson
In the past 40 years, gains in equipment and technology have helped shape a new area.
Living the dream: 40 years of storytelling at Golfweek
From humble beginnings in a Florida garage to national coverage of the game’s biggest events, Golfweek celebrates 40 years of storytelling.
Meet Dean Knuth, the man behind the High Heat driver
Designers who specialize in putters and wedges often find themselves in the club spotlight. Scotty Cameron and Bob Vokey, for example, have secured their territory in the worldwide golf vocabulary. Enter Dean Knuth.
Bubba Watson shares thoughts on parenting, mentoring at Northern Trust
Speaking at Riviera Country Club, Bubba Watson shared his joy in being a dad for a second time and in influencing children beyond the ropes who might need a little encouragement.