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Quagmire Golf debuts a new line for kids

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Do you have a future golf phenom in your family? Or even a budding duffer? I've got a 7-year-old son who loves the game and begs me to go along every time I head to the course. He loves everything about the game, from the clubs to the bags, from the ball… more »

Final round of the 2011 Masters...and DISH Network loses CBS!

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Seriously? I rush home to watch the final round of the Masters (and record it, too), and...DISH Network tells me that CBS is temporarily unavailable in my area. "No need to call us," says the black screen as some second-rate jazz plays in the backgro… more »

Nike Golf celebrates 2011 Masters with limited edition balls, golf shoes

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Nike golfers have been using the company's new 20XI balls for a while on tour, but starting tomorrow, you too will be able to get your hands on a few of the coveted pearls -- if you're lucky.Nike will be giving away a limited number of 20XI-X limited… more »

Jack Nicklaus Private Reserve 2008 will make any meal better

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Last week, I reviewed the <a href="http://www.travelgolf.com/blogs/kiel.christianson/2011/03/07/jack-nicklaus-releases-the-second-vintage-of-his-namesake-wines">2008 Jack Nicklaus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon</a>. I was duly impressed by th… more »

Jack Nicklaus releases the second vintage of his namesake wines

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In 2010, the inaugural release of Jack Nicklaus's new wine label debuted at The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village. And by all accounts, the Golden Bear's first foray into vino was "major" success – within a day, the 1,000 cases of the 2007 vintage… more »

A toast to 2010: The best golf gear from a crazy year

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It was a crazy 2010 in golf. While we might not be able to predict who's going to win the majors each year -- or what Tiger Woods' next swing will look like -- there is one constant in the sport: Each year brings a new generation of longer, straighter, c… more »

AB Golf Designs unveils a knock-out new headcover

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Just in time for the Ryder Cup, AB Golf Designs has unveiled a knock-out of a headcover: a boxing glove emblazoned with the stars and stripes and "USA" on the wrist. The headcover is made of "a durable material that closely resembles genuine leather,"… more »

KentWool Tour Golf Socks promise no blisters

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The heat and humidity this summer have been brutal. Even playing late in the evenings, by the time I walk out to find my drive on the first hole (only about 60% of the time in the fairway), I'm sweating so much it looks like I've run through a sprinkler.… more »

Compare Tiger Woods to Walter Hagen, not Jack Nicklaus

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I've been asked dozens of times over the past several months about Tiger Woods, and for the most part, I've kept as tight-lipped as el Tigre himself. But now that he's getting pressed by the British media, and looking more unappealingly petulant than eve… more »

David Feherty: Original or great memory?

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Every time I listen to David Feherty comment during a live golf broadcast--like today at the St. Jude Classic--I hear him craft the most remarkable observations, analogies, and metaphors, and I think to myself: Has he heard this before, or is he really t… more »

Larry David sports BogeyPro at Yankees game

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My old friends and fellow native Minnesotans BogeyPro run with a pretty posh crowd. First they partnered with Will Ferrell on sunscreen. Then last night, Curb Your Enthusiasm creator and star Larry David was spotted at the Yankees game wearing a BogeyPro… more »

Bobby Jones provides a NEW Masters memory in 2010

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The 2010 Masters was memorable for many reasons--Phil Mickelson's emotional win, Tiger's return to the public eye, a return to the echoing cheers and Sunday drama. But for Bobby Jones, the 2010 Masters will be downright unforgettable. No, not TH… more »

Nick Faldo blames "the moon" for Tiger's missed cut at Quail Hollow

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<p>I'm normally pretty forgiving of broadcast golf announcers. They have to fill a lot of dead air, and then all of the sudden, something spectacular (or spectacularly bad) happens, and they have to think--and speak--really fast. </p> <p… more »

Active wrap makes the old duffer feel buffer

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Since I turned 40 a few years ago, I find myself getting into more and more fistfights late at night.Or at least that's the way it feels many mornings getting up out of bed. Some mornings, rather than feeling as if I've been in a barroom brawl, I… more »

Yellow golf balls back in style: Srixon Z-Star Tour Yellow

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There was a time when yellow golf balls were the next big thing. That was, oh, the mid 1980s or so, if I recall correctly.Fast forward through the 1990s and 2000s, when yellow balls were about as popular as yellow snow. Now, though, retro is all… more »

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