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Forget Back to the Future Day – 15 years ago this week golf changed forever

In basic terms, the Pro VI was formed of a solid core (taken from the distance balls), surrounded by a surlyn “veneer” casing (taken from the performance balls). In financial terms it became the most successful golf product of all time. The effect was remarkable. A few months later, Phil Mickelson warned rivals not using […]

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Tiger Woods Finds New Hope for Future in VHS Tapes of His Old Golf Swing

Tiger Woods sounded like your average suburban soccer dad as he sat before the media Tuesday to talk about this week’s 16-player Hero World Challenge at Isleworth. Now if he can just stop playing golf like one. “I don’t know,” Woods said, when asked for his timetable and what he expects from himself as he […]

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Joost Luiten cements his status as a Ryder Cup star of the future with crushing win over Pablo Larrazabal

“It’s matchplay, you have to be aggressive and with the soft greens here you can fire at the pins,” Luiten said. “I’m playing the most consistent golf of my career and I suppose that in terms of energy it is good not to have gone down the stretch.” It could prove vital. Standing between Luiten […]

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Masters 2014: Golf’s dilemma over future as it struggles on short walk from exclusivity and stuffiness to obscurity

But none of this hides the growing sense that golf in the old heartlands of America and Britain needs to change if it is not to end up as a country for old men. Who says so? Well, Rory McIlroy, actually. You could hear the plates drop at Augusta when the new Tiger Woods pointed […]

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Westwood to move to United States to much better prepare for future majors

Getty Images Lee Westwood has won 40 instances as a skilled, but only twice in the United States. SAN FRANCISCO — Lee Westwood plans to move to the United States at the finish of the year. A 10th-place finish at the U.S. Open, where his hopes had been scuppered by losing a ball up a […]

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