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Rory, Tiger sing praises for Nike's new Vapor irons

If you're going to design a line of irons that can please the full spectrum of player types, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem like pretty good guys to work with. At least, that's the feeling you get from Nike's R&D team, who are largely responsible for the company's new Vapor iron franchise.

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Rob Labritz sits atop Met Open leaderboard | The Lohud Golf BlogThe Lohud Golf Blog

By Mike Dougherty A midsummer adjustment is paying off big for Rob Labritz. The 43-year-old director of golf at GlenArbor is more confident on the greens than ever. He rolled in six birdie putts Tuesday in the opening round of the 99th Met Open and landed in the lead, shooting... Read More → The post Rob Labritz sits atop Met Open leaderboard appeared first on The Lohud Golf Blog.

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Weiskopf: I'll take Jack over Tiger in their primes

In a recent interview in the September issue of Golf Magazine, the 16-time Tour winner and 1973 Open champion told senior editor Joe Passov that Jack Nicklaus would beat Tiger Woods in a match when both golfers were are their best.

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Video: Tiger, Rory accept ALS ice bucket challenge

Tiger Woods' ears must have been burning yesterday. They got a good cooling off this morning when he and fellow Nike golfer Rory McIlory graciously accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by dousing each other in freezing water.

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Video: Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy Appear on Tonight Show

On the ultimate appearance of golf superstars on a TV show, Tiger Woods AND Rory Mcilroy appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon who is a golf nut himself (He played on his high school team). No, they weren’t just there to chit chat either, they actually played a game. The game was called “Facebreaker” where a player hits golf balls at screens with different faces on them (Inlcuding Fallon’s face). This is quite similar to what the Big Break TV show does, when they break glass with their...

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Golf-Mickelson sees 2015 as start of his Olympic campaign

Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year. Mickelson showed signs of a revival with his rousing runner-up finish to Rory McILroy at the PGA Championship and said on Tuesday that his sights were already trained on Rio. “I know that I've made great strides this year in driving the golf ball ... but it's been a terrible year for my wedge and short...

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Weiskopf Digs Deep

After a checkered playing career, Tom Weiskopf has authored a brilliant redesign of TPC Scottsdale's Stadium course. The man who reinvented the drivable par 4 opens up about Jack's tracks, getting sober and the wins that got away.

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Too Hot To Handle?

Does Team USA stand a chance against a stacked European side with Rory McIlroy, Martin Kaymer and Sergio Garcia? Gary Van Sickle takes your Ryder Cup questions. Plus, the players who made the most of sponsor's exemptions this year.

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