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From the Fringe: Memes for the World’s Most Interesting Golfer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 23:50 Wednesday, 23 April 2014 23:31

Miguel Angel Jimenez meme

That "Dos Equis guy" has nothing on Miguel Angel Jimenez. In fact, the former is a Madison Avenue creation, while Jimenez is the real deal. He just won in his first Champions Tour start, last week's Greater Gwinnett Championship, and he also made plenty of noise at the Masters Tournament the previous week.



FTF Video: adidas Golf Releases Third Episode of Innovations Video Series

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:28 Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:21


CARLSBAD, California — TaylorMade-adidas Golf has released the third episode in their “adidas Golf Innovations” video series.

In the new episode, adidas Golf Tour staff professional Jason Day is put through a series of scientific experiments to analyze how fatigue and foundation affect a golfer’s performance, highlighting the performance benefits of the all new adizero one against traditional golf footwear.



LPGA Tour Boss ‘Disappointed’ with Golf Digest

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 09:03 Monday, 07 April 2014 00:38


Golf Canada

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in on Golf Digest’s provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky.

The cover photo shows Gretzky in skintight capris and a bra.

Known for provocative pictures on her social media accounts, Gretzky is former hockey star Wayne Gretzky’s daughter and PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson’s fiancee.



Nike Golf Unveils Lunar Control ‘Play in the Now’ Spot

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 00:36 Monday, 07 April 2014 00:20


BEAVERTON, Oregon — Nike Golf's newest ad puts the spotlight on Nike's lightweight Lunarlon technology and Lunar Control footwear, and the cranky characters who see it simply as "hogwash."

The 60-second spot is the third in Nike's "Play in the Now" campaign, a series of TV spots that takes a humorous but pointed jab at golfers who are afraid to try new technology.



Life In The Trap - Golf Comic Strip

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2014 17:38 Saturday, 05 April 2014 17:26


Recently we re-introduced the golf comic strip 'Life in the Trap' by artist Rick Newell. 
You can follow the ongoing exploits of his golf junkie characters by visiting here regularly.
Newell has dedicated his efforts in producing 'Life In The Trap' strips for the purpose of helping young men in need to further their education.
We present here a sampling of his work and hope it will make you smile, especially when you recognize some of the situations all of us golf 'nuts' find ourselves experiencing in pursuit of the great game of golf.
Here are two of Newell's latest creations for your enjoyment. And be sure to visit his site at



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