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OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument View More
Jack Nicklaus has strong feelings about the golf ball and the need to roll it back to shorter distances. (Photo Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

OPINION: Fuzzy Math Undermines Nicklaus’ Ball Argument

I recently spoke with Scott Tolley, a former reporter for The Palm Beach Post who has spent the past two decades as the communications czar for Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus family. Scott’s a friend and we chat often. But this time he made an interesting observation about his boss:…

QUICK TAKE: Rickie Fowler to Wear Special Arnold Palmer Golf Shoes View More
Puma surprised Rickie Fowler with these Arnold Palmer-inspired high tops. PHOTO: Puma

QUICK TAKE: Rickie Fowler to Wear Special Arnold Palmer Golf Shoes

ORLANDO, FLORIDA | Remember the old commercial tagline, “It’s gotta be the shoes?” For Rickie Fowler, it’s definitely about the shoes this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Fowler, who introduced joggers and high-top golf shoes to the PGA Tour last year, is wearing specially made high-tops this week at…

PING President Announces Retirement

PING President Announces Retirement

Doug Hawken, PING Golf’s President and Chief Operating Officer, announced his retirement today, effective January 31, 2017. He will remain on the company’s Board of Directors. Hawken has enjoyed a 45-year career that saw him advance from assistant to the production manager all the way to PING’s President and Chief Operating…

Callaway Golf Acquires Toulon Design Putters

Callaway Golf Acquires Toulon Design Putters

Callaway Golf announced that it is acquiring Toulon Design, a company that produces uniquely milled putters. The company’s co-founder Sean Toulon has been in the golf industry for more than 30 years, including his recent role as Executive Vice President of TaylorMade. Toulon will now take on the duties of Senior Vice…

Rory In No Hurry To Switch From Nike View More
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Rory In No Hurry To Switch From Nike

With Nike getting out of the equipment side of golf, Rory McIlroy will be in the market for a new partner. But apparently McIlroy is in no hurry and will stick with his Nike equipment and golf balls for a while. McIlroy has changed putters, going to a Scotty Cameron…