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This Week In Golf: Dec 19 – 25 2016

Dave Stockton installs Augusta putting green in his garden

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US Putting guru Dave Stockton has installed this huge putting green in the garden of his Augusta, Georgia home featuring an Augusta National Golf Club logo in the centre of it.

Stockton, his son, and Back Nine Greens designed the putting surface, and plan to use it for clinics ahead of the 2017 Masters.

 

Ian Poulter receives PGA Recognition Award

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12-time European Tour winner Ian Poulter, who began his career as a young PGA assistant pro back in the 1990s, received a PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at the annual PGA lunch at Grosvenor House.

The 40-year-old Ryder Cup hero follows in the footsteps of several golfing legends to have won the award including Seve Ballesteros, Sir Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie.

 

New PiviX Spike Launched

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New for 2016, PiviX is a lightweight, low profile golf spike that incorporates spring-flex traction technology engineered to ergonomically feed the spikes into the turf.

Equipped with SLIM-Lok, the company’s new low profile fastening system, this durable cleat has a patented “C” wear indicator which turns solid when spikes need to be replaced.