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A decade ago, Phil Mickelson called Tiger Woods‘ new Nike clubs “inferior,” and suggested that equipment was playing a factor in other golfers catching up to Woods. Given the success that Woods has had since — and the number of other golfers who have followed suit and signed on with Nike — no one’s criticizing Woods’ choice clubs anymore. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t still curious what’s in Woods’ bag. Woods was seen testing out a new Nike driver during his Tuesday British Open practice round, according to Golfweek. Since 2010, Woods has been using a Nike VR Tour model, but Tuesday he was seen wielding a Nike VR_S Covert Tour. Nike confirmed to Golfweek that Woods was using a new driver, and also gave away some of the specifics that differentiate Woods’ model from an on-the-shelf club. The VR_S Covert Tour usually features an adjustable hosel to change its loft angle, but Woods’ is glued in and fixed at 9.5 degrees. Woods’ model is also more pear-shaped than consumers purcha

Tiger hits one-legged shot at British Open

YouTube Forget the talk of whether Tiger is “back.”  Nobody will ever be back to the days of when Tiger Woods was big pimpin’ and winning Majors left and right like it was his job. Now that the women seem to be gone, Tiger must resort to only being number one on the money list and in the FedEx Cup standings.  The Major wins may or may not come back. But, shots like this one...

Tiger Woods Looks to Win 15th Major Title At 2013 British Open

Tiger Woods’ quest for his 15th major title will continue this week as he takes the tee for the 2013 Open Championship. The last time the PGA superstar won a tournament of this significance was the US Open back in 2008. He hasn’t come out on top at the British Open since 2006 — so why, then, is he continually among the favorites on the golf moneyline? Betting on golf, like...

Survey: Cheating women think Tiger is sexiest golfer

Tiger Woods is perhaps the most high-profile serial cheater in America. Ever since the infamous 2009 Thanksgiving incident, it’s a part of Woods’ identity that’s probably never going to go away. But how do cheating women feel about Woods? Victoria Milan is a website that promises users the chance to “Relive the passion — find your affair.” As you might expect, Victoria...

Cheating women: Tiger sexiest golfer

Plenty has been written dissecting Tiger Woods' game. But there isn't much to criticize about his game . After all, the nice guys finish last; the cheaters always win. In a survey conducted by the web site Victoria Milan , a world-renowned expert in what "married & attached" women are looking for when it comes to committing an affair, golf's most infamous...

Player returns to British Open - with clothes on

Gary Player is as eager to share his thoughts about golf as he is to show off his body. Player, who posed without clothes in ESPN Magazine's body issue to make a point about the dangers of obesity, has over the years voiced his opinion on everything in golf from the way the ball travels to the possible use of drugs in the sport. He returned to Muirfield on Tuesday not to talk...

The Open Championship’s Top Four Favourites

Four players. Each with the same goal: take the Claret Jug home on Sunday. These four are four different players and will use different tactics to try to achieve the same goal. Three of them are very known fan-favorites. The other is an up-and-comer that will loom among the top at many majors to come. Here they are in order of likeliness to win: 1. Tiger Woods- The world’s number...

Mickelson, others roast conditions

After shooting 2-under 69 in the first round of the Open Championship, Phil Mickelson voiced his displeasure on the setup of Muirfield. "I got really lucky because I think the R&A was really worried about the scores going too low and so they used some really funky pin placements," Mickelson told ESPN. "They used some funny spots and about a third of every green...

Phil Mickelson practices his backwards flop shot at Muirfield (VIDEO)

Phil Mickelson, fresh off his victory at the Scottish Open, practiced Monday at Muirfield — site of the British Open Championship. Mickelson told USA TODAY Sports his goal was to “find a way to make easy pars,” which may or may not include a backwards flop shot once the Open begins on Thursday. Here, Lefty gives it his best shot to rousing applause.

Report: Elin Nordegren ‘Really Likes Lindsey’ Vonn, Says She’s ‘A Very Good Influence on Tiger’

It looks like Tiger Woods may get a happy ending after all, depending on which tabloid has the facts right. While marriage might not be in the books for Woods after girlfriend Lindsey Vonn didn’t seem too keen on the idea, the family turmoil that came after Woods was divorced from Elin Nordegren and started dating Vonn may have dissipated for good. The New York Post reports that...

Mickelson up to fifth in the world rankings

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Phil Mickelson claimed his first official European Tour title on Sunday and that helped him move to fifth in this...

The British Open: 5 Burning Questions

Can Phil Mickelson win?Shockingly, given Mickelson's creativity and brilliant wedge play, the Open Championship is historically his weakest...

Column: Koepka: America's best young golfer?

There's a reason why Brooks Koepka is the best young American golfer you've never heard of. It has less to do with his game than his passport. The Florida native has collected four wins, but also 48 pages of government stamps and almost as many adventures in the last 10 months while playing in 11 different countries. His 2013 season-opening itinerary included India, South...

Pro Golfers Attempt Happy Gilmore's Swing (VIDEO)

What happens when pro golfers, including Phil Mickelson and Paul Lawrie, try to recreate Happy Gilmore's swing? See for yourself. 
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