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GOLF
Tim Rosaforte
February 06, 1995
AT THE PGA SHOW
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February 06, 1995

Golf

AT THE PGA SHOW

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The Short Game

Cobra received immediate dividends for signing Ben Crenshaw last week. He finished third at the Phoenix Open using Cobra metal woods. Crenshaw played without a club contract in 1994 because he refused to use the radically shaped VAS irons that his sponsor, Cleveland Golf, was pushing. "I visited with Harvey Penick the other day," Crenshaw said. "He said very simply, 'Ben, play the clubs you feel you can play your best with.' My wife tells me that. My father tells me that. So I think I will."... Nike Golf has dropped its most famous client, Curtis Strange, but still has 17 PGA Tour players under contract....

Legendary clubmaker Jack Wullkotte, who was inducted into the Professional Club-makers' Society Hall of Fame, will no longer have to wrap those hard leather grips on Jack Nicklaus's clubs. Nicklaus has joined Phil Mickelson as part of the Griptec playing staff.

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