Bag Room

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  • Bombers such as J.B. Holmes can keep their grooves for 2009.
    April 29, 2008

    Groove Rule Slowed?

    USGA mum on proposal; sources say no tour changes likely for next year
  • Verizon champ Boo Weekley is one of many PGA pros using a hybrid.
    April 22, 2008

    A New Way To Go Low

    Player comfort with adding hybrids -- especially more lofted ones -- grows on the pro tours
  • Lehman says a short putter is the path to greatness on the greens.
    March 31, 2008

    Long To Be Gone?

    Once plentiful on the PGA Tour, belly and long putters have been declining in numbers
  • Ian Poulter broke his putter tapping it on a golf cart.
    March 25, 2008

    Poulter's Bad Break

    Accidental or not, it's bad news when a club breaks outside the normal course of play
  • Davis Love III was one of the last persimmon holdouts in 1997.
    March 17, 2008

    Recalling Wood Woods

    Today's tour pros (those who remember it anyway) don't exactly pine for persimmon
  • Sindelar likes 60-degree wedges because they reduce his "dead space."
    March 10, 2008

    Loading Up On Loft

    Bomb-and-gouge thinking and course setup explain tour pros favoring 60-degree wedges
  • Shi Hyun Ahn has made a name for herself with not-so-noteworthy clubs.
    March 5, 2008

    Singapore Surprises

    Asian players in LPGA event opted for brands with little name recognition in the U.S.
  • When the match tightened, Garcia went back to his familiar belly putter.
    February 26, 2008

    Hedging Their Bets

    'Double' often indicates trouble when tour pros take two putters into battle
  • Pettersen is adapting to ball-flight changes with her new equipment.
    February 20, 2008

    Changes Aplenty

    The LPGA's first official event saw lots of players with new clubs in their bags
  • It took some fine-tuning to do so, but Snedeker found a suitable backup.
    February 12, 2008

    Call To The Bullpen

    When a club breaks, pros rely on backups. But are they as good as the original?
  • Shot shape helps determine whether or not hang time is a distance asset.
    February 5, 2008

    What Goes Up ...

    From grounders to moon shots, the PGA Tour's new hang-time stat is a tool and a curiosity
  • Keeping it steady: Allenby uses the same shaft weight in driver, fairways.
    January 22, 2008

    Light Makes Might

    Set gaps, distance among reasons some tour pros prefer lighter weight fairway-wood, hybrid shafts
  • Marino was one of 47 players at the Sony Open who made a putter change.
    January 15, 2008

    The Move To Mallets

    Better results on mis-hits have tour pros using putters with higher moments of inertia
  • Sabbatini sported new sticks and headwear at the Mercedes.
    January 9, 2008

    It's A New Brand Year

    Sabbatini, Baddeley and Howell top list of PGA Tour pros switching clubmakers