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January 14, 2011

David Duval signs endorsement deal with Scratch Golf

Posted at 10:30 AM by David Dusek

Scratch Golf Logo There was a time when David Duval, who shot 59 at the 1998 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and won the 2001 British Open, was the No. 1 player in the world. Since then, Duval has only shown flashes of brilliance, most notably at the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage, where he tied for second with Phil Micklelson and Ricky Barnes.

Having split with Nike, Duval's long-time sponsor, the Jacksonville, Fla., native has now signed a deal with Scratch Golf to go with his other big new deal, Perky Jerky. A release by the company says Duval will use the company's clubs and have its logo on his bag and hat.

"David Duval is one of the best players of his generation and we are excited that he has decided to become a part of our company," said Ari Techner, president of Scratch Golf. "David has won championships all over the world and has an enormous following in the golf industry. We think he is a fantastic addition to our Tour staff."

Duval has 13 victories in his PGA TOUR career and is a past recipient of the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award. In addition to his major championship, he has won THE PLAYERS, THE TOUR Championship and been a member of two Ryder Cup and three Presidents Cup teams.

"I am extremely excited to join the Scratch Golf family," said Duval. "I put their clubs in play last season and they really made a difference in my game. In addition to playing the clubs, I look forward to working with the team at Scratch to develop some new products and grow the brand in the coming years."

Duval is the second former world No. 1 to play Scratch products. Cristie Kerr, who ascended to the top ranking in the women's game in 2010, has been playing Scratch wedges since 2009.

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January 07, 2010

Video: Nike Golfers Explain Their Goals for 2010

Posted at 11:37 AM by David Dusek

In this video provided by Nike Golf, several of the game's top players explain what they hope to achieve this season:

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June 21, 2009

David Duval's 2009 U.S. Open clubs

Posted at 4:58 PM by David Dusek

David Duval Bethpage Sunday Here is a list of the clubs that David Duval is using at the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black:

DRIVER: Nike SQ Dymo 380 (8.5°) with Mitsubishi Diamana White Board 83 X shaft
FAIRWAY WOOD: Tour Edge Exotics (15°) with Mitsubishi Diamana White Board 83 X shaft; Nike SQ Dymo (17°) with Mitsubishi Diamana Blue Board 93 X shaft
IRONS: Nike Victory Red Forged Blades (3-PW) with True Temper Project X 6.5 shafts
WEDGES: Nike prototype (53°, 58°)
PUTTER: Scotty Cameron for Titleist Newport 2
BALL: Nike One Tour D

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