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What's Hot: Paulina Gretzky In TMade Ad

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014 17:46 Tuesday, 04 February 2014 17:04

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Well, it was only a matter of time wasn't it?

You know, until Dustin Johnson's betrothed turned up in a commercial for one of his sponsor's products. 

It was a natural fit really, what with her bloodlines - her mom Janet being a Hollywood actress and all.

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For Mickelson, Since It's Not Easy Being Rich - Here's Some Helful Hints

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 January 2013 11:17 Thursday, 24 January 2013 11:02

 

by Tim Dahlberg - AP Sports Columnist
 

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It's not always easy being rich, as Phil Mickelson reminded us the other day. There are taxes to pay - apparently lots of them - and the price of a tank of jet fuel seems to go up every day.
 
A million dollars a week just doesn't go as far as it used to, now that the wealthy are paying more in taxes.
 
For Mickelson, things have gotten so bad that he's thinking of moving from California so the state doesn't get a cut of the $47 million that Golf Digest estimates he made last year.

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Nike Signs McIlroy To $200M Sponsorship

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 18:05 Monday, 14 January 2013 17:43

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now -- at least when it comes to sponsorship.

McIlroy officially made the switch to the swoosh on Monday as Nike confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in golf, announcing it had signed a multi-year deal with the top-ranked Northern Irishman.

The deal means Nike now has golf’s two biggest names representing its brand, as Woods has been with the sportswear company since turning pro in 1996. Nike did not disclose any financial details of the deal, but industry observers have estimated that McIlroy will be paid up to $20 million a year to use the company’s equipment and apparel.

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Tiger And Rory Mac's New Nike Commercial Is A Smash

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 13:34 Monday, 14 January 2013 13:27

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So, one of the worst kept secrets in golf was Rory McIlroy's move to the Nike  equipment brand but we were still waiting for some solid confirmation on this fact.
 
Following right on the heels of Monday's announcement that McIlory has indeed been signed to a $200 Million deal with Nike comes a very entertaining ad featuring the brand's dynamic duo trying to outdo each other with trick shots from a driving range.

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John Daly Signs Apparel Deal With Canada’s Pin High Golf

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 17:00 Sunday, 13 January 2013 16:35

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TORONTO, ON – John Daly “Gripped it ‘N’ Ripped it” this past week at The Sony Open in Hawaii for Canada’s Pin High Golf.

The veteran PGA Tour professional, winner of the 1991 PGA Championship and the 1995 Open Championship, has signed a multi-year deal to wear Pin High Golf shirts, which started this week.

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