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News & Tours

Graeme McDowell accidentally started a 'drive for show, putt for dough' debate on Twitter

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Graeme McDowell isn't a long hitter, and he's the first to admit it. He ranked 136th (285 yards) and 161st (277 yards) in Driving Distance on the PGA Tour in 2012...
Tuesday, 5/6/2014 at 11:43AM
News & Tours

Fact Check: Was driving distance really key to success at the 2014 Masters?

By Luke Kerr-Dineen When a guy like Bubba Watson wins his second Masters in three years, it's easy to come to the obvious conclusion: Bubba Watson hits the ball very far, and Augusta National...
Monday, 4/14/2014 at 11:50AM
Golf Instruction / Golf Instruction

Jordan Spieth: Tee-to-green

Find out what Jordan Spieth learned last year that helped him become a better all-around player.
April 2014
Gear & Equipment

New driver on tour: The 3-wood

By Mike Stachura Increasingly on tour, the fairway wood off the tee is the better part of valor, and the rush of products to meet that growing market is starting to take hold. Ping, TaylorMade and Callaway...
Friday, 3/14/2014 at 5:04PM

Golf Majors Interactive: Rank & File

Only four major champions were crowned in 2013, but 13 players had the distinction of making the cut in each of the marquee events. This special interactive feature offers a comprehensive look at players' statistical performance.
Golf Tours & News / Golf Equipment

Equipment: Increased Driving Distance Stats Call For Perspective, Not Panic

Last year's 3.6-yard jump in average driving distance on the pga tour notwithstanding, a longer view suggests that what's occurring might be less than extraordinary.
June 11, 2012
Gear & Equipment

PGA Tour driving distance: More fun with numbers

If you're looking for clarity about predicting the future when it comes to the distance the golf ball might travel in some future not-so-far away, the most dangerous thing you can do is look at...
Wednesday, 3/7/2012 at 10:10AM
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Equipment: Light's Right For Many Pros, But Heavy Shafts Still Work For Some

Stricker, Garcia among those bucking the movement toward lightweight driver shafts. Familiarity and a desire for more consistent weighting between clubs are the reasons
September 26, 2011
Gear & Equipment

How much longer? A lot and a little, I guess

Geoff Shackelford, the H.L Mencken of golf bloggers and long the champion of those lamenting the distance creep in golf that has been an undercurrent since at least the days of Horace Hutchinson, raises a...
Sunday, 9/4/2011 at 1:19PM
Golf Tours & News / Equipment

Equipment: Old Guys Say New Technology Aids Champions Tour's Product

Calls to roll back modern equipment concern some Senior Tour players, who believe part of the appeal of today's 50-and-over set is the ability to hit it long and score low.
July 04, 2011
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